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Coronavirus cases in Sylhet exceed 1,600

A total of 40 more people have been infected with coronavirus in the last 24 hours in Sylhet. With this, the number of people infected in the district raised to 1,600. Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital Deputy Director Dr. Himanshu Lal Ray confirmed the matter on Thursday. Dr. Himanshu Lal Ray said samples from 188 people were tested in ...

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Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran laid to eternal rest in Sylhet

Former Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran was laid to eternal rest at Manikpir graveyard in the city on Monday. The Awami League leader was buried around 2:20 pm near the grave of his parents after his second namaz-e-janaza. His second namaz-e-janaza was held at Hazrat Manikpir Tila graveyard. A few people participated in the janaza following ...

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Kamran will be remained alive in mind of masses with his own works: PM

Prime Minister and Awami League (AL) President Sheikh Hasina on Monday expressed profound shock and sorrow at the death of her party’s central executive committee member and former Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran. In a condolence message, the premier said, “Awami League leader Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran will be remained alive in the mind of masses with ...

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Badar Uddin Kamran’s body reaches Sylhet

The body of former Sylhet City Corporation mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran, who died from coronavirus infection at a hospital in the capital early Monday, has reached Sylhet. Sylhet City Corporation mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury and Awami League leaders received the body of Kamran at 12:15 pm on Monday. He will be buried besides his parents’ graves at Manikpur of ...

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Sylhet mayor Ariful visits residence of late Badar Uddin Kamran

Sylhet City Corporation mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury has visited the residence of Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran, who died from coronavirus infection at a hospital in the capital early Monday. The BNP leader went to the residence of Kamran in Sylhet at around 9:45am on Monday. He stayed there for some time and consoled the family members of the former SCC ...

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Ex-Sylhet city mayor Kamran dies from coronavirus

Former Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran died from coronavirus infection at a hospital in the capital early Monday. He was 69. He breathed his last at the Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Dhaka at 2:30am, his son doctor Arman Ahmed Shiplu confirmed media around 3:30am. Kamran, a member of the central executive committee of Awami League, was ...

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Sylhet’s biggest dedicated Covid-19 hospital near capacity as cases soar

Saheed Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital in Sylhet, a subsidiary 100-bed hospital under Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital, was dedicated for treating Covid-19 patients, days before the first patient was detected on April 5. But with the number of Covid-19 patients increasing everyday, the beds dedicated for them are going to be filled up soon; so the authorities concerned must take ...

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Sylhet drug syndicate changes tactics, sells phensidyl through home delivery

Two drug dealers were arrested with 412 bottles of the contraband drug phensidyl and sent to jail   Police have recently arrested two drug dealers who revealed implicit details about changing tactics to run their drug empire amid the coronavirus lockdown. The arrestees, Jalal Ahmed, 32, and Kalam, 42, –who were arrested with 412 bottles of the contraband drug phensidyl ...

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Former Sylhet mayor Kamran to undergo plasma therapy

Former Sylhet mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran, who recently tested positive for Covid-19, will receive plasma therapy on Monday.Kamran’s family disclosed the information. Kamran’s nephew Wasim said physicians are keeping Kamran under close observation. “He will receive plasma therapy today. Plasma from two people has been prepared for this purpose,” he added. Earlier on Friday, Kamran, an Awami League Central ...

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Corona infected ex-Sylhet city mayor Kamran being shifted to Dhaka by helicopter

Coronavirus infected former Sylhet City Mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran is being shifted to Dhaka for better treatment by a helicopter of Bangladesh Air Force on Sunday afternoon, ISPR sources said. Earlier in the day, he was put in ventilation support at the Shaheed Dr Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital in Sylhet. RMO Dr Sushanto Kumar Mohapatro of the hospital informed that ...

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