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London-returnee quarantined at Sylhet hospital

A woman, who returned from London 13 days ago, was admitted to a Sylhet government hospital on Monday night and kept in quarantine. “She went to a private hospital first but was transferred and kept in quarantine at Shaheed Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital,” said Dr Susanta Kumar Mohapatra, resident health officer of the hospital. The woman was suffering from fever and ...

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SUST professor held in his wife’s case

SUST Correspondent : Police have arrested a professor of Sylhet Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in a case filed by his wife for allegedly torturing her. Dr Mostafizur Rahman, a teacher of Chemistry department of the university, was arrested from his house and sent to court on Saturday night, police said. Earlier, Mostafizur’s wife filed a lawsuit against her ...

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Father, uncle to walk gallows for killing child Tuhin in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : A Sunamganj court on Monday sentenced two people to death in connection with a case for killing a five-year-old child in Kezaura village in Dirai upazila of the district in 2019. The convicted men are the father and uncle of the victim. District and Sessions Judge Waheduzzaman Sikder handed down the verdict in presence of convicts Abdul ...

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Sylhet police nab ‘peddler number 1’

Police on Saturday arrested a ‘top drug peddler’ of Sylhet, that too with over a thousand pills in his possession, that they recovered. Tabarak Ali, 32, was escorted by police from his village home at Pathakoin under Bishwanath upazila of the district early in the morning. Three accomplices, or more accurately underlings, went down with him. They have been identified ...

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Sunflower farming marks a rise in greater Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Sunflower cultivation has marked a rise in the greater Sylhet region in recent times. Cultivators are showing their interest in farming the crop for repeated bumper yield. Besides, with a view to making it more popular in the rural areas, DAE has set up highest 700 demonstration plots of Sunflower in the division this season. Farmers are ...

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Woman flees Sylhet hospital after suspicion of corona infection

The woman, 70, returned from Saudi Arabia around 12 days ago Sylhet Office  :  A Saudi returnee woman has fled from hospital after doctors suspected that she has been infected with coronavirus. The incident took place at North East Medical College Hospital of the district on Tuesday. A team from Sylhet civil surgeon office visited the residence of the woman ...

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Two SUST students receive burn injuries while working at lab

Sust Correspondent : Two students of the department of Chemical Engineering and Polymer Science (CEP) on Monday received burn injuries while working at the laboratory of Shahajalal University of Science and Technology. The students are—Md Abdullah Al Nasim and Md Tahmidul Karim. Both are students of 2015-16 academic year of CEP department. Prof Dr Abu Yusuf, head of CEP Department, ...

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Drug trader held with Yaba pills in Sylhet

  Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested a drug trader along with 6,750 Yaba pills from Gowainghat upazila on Friday evening. The arrestee is Md Abul Hossain, 22, son of Abdul Kadir of Latu village in the upazila. A team of the elite force conducted a drive at Bagher Sarak area and arrested Abul with the ...

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College student stabbed dead in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A college student has been stabbed to death allegedly by some footpath vendors at Zindabazar of the city. The deceased was identified as Nazrul Islam Munna, 21, a second-year student (Hons) at Gowainghat Government College and son of Md Rafiqul Islam of Nandirgaon in Gowainghat upazila. Locals said the incident took place around 8:30pm when Munna was ...

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9 killed road crash in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : A serious road crash has left nine persons dead in Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj on early Friday. About three others injured in the accident which took place after a microbus crashed into a roadside tree in on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Kandigaon in Nabiganj. Six of the deceased were identified as Mohsin, Imon Khan and his father Abbas ...

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