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23 cases filed against illegal travel agents in Sylhet

9 held; drives to continue, says district admin Sylhet Office : Sylhet District Administration today filed 23 cases against illegal travel agents in Sylhet under Overseas Employment and Migration Act 2013. In a statement today, the Ministry of Expatriates’ Welfare and Overseas Employment said district magistrates will from now on conduct mobile courts to punish those involved in illegal activities ...

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Female physician found hanging in Sylhet; husband among 3 held

Sylhet Office : A female physician was found hanging at their residence in the city’s Pathantula area on Sunday morning. The deceased was identified as Dr Priyanka Talukdar Shanta, 29, a lecturer at Parkview Medical College’s physiology department and mother of a three-year-old girl. Shah Md Harunur Rashid, officer-in-charge of Jalalabad Police Station, said they recovered the hanging body from ...

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Boat capsize in Mediterranean: Identities of 6 Bangladeshis confirmed

Sylhet Office : The identities of six Bangladeshis drowned in Friday’s boat capsize in the Mediterranean Sea while attempting to reach Europe from Libya have been confirmed. The deceased were identified as Ahsan Habib Shamim, 19, and his brother-in-law Kamran Ahmed Maruf, 23, hailing from Kulaura upazila in Moulvibazar, Abdul Aziz, 25, son of Harun Miah, Ahmed, 24, son of ...

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Sylhet Women’s Medical College interns go on strike

Photo: Interns at Sylhet Women’s Medical College  (SWMC) go on an indefinite strike from Saturday, May 11, 2019. Sylhet Office : Interns at Sylhet Women’s Medical College  (SWMC) went on an indefinite strike from Saturday protesting against rape threat and assault by a local Chhatra League leader. They abstained from their regular activities and held a human chain at the college’s main ...

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Planning minister: Project of Tk500cr to provide safe drinking water in haors

The planning minister also promised other services to the haor population Sunamganj Correspondent : Planning Minister MA Mannan has said the ministry is going to undertake a project—worth Tk500cr—to provide safe drinking water for people living in Sunamganj haors. The minister said this at the inauguration program of the “Providing Houses to Landowners Lacking Homes” project, in Joykolos area of ...

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2 killed Habiganj road crash

Habiganj Correspondent : Two persons were killed after a stone-laden truck ran over them in Madhabpur upazila of the district. The accident happened at Dak Banglo area on Friday morning (May 10). The deceased were identified as Ayub Ali, 35, son of Tayeb Ali of West Madhabpur of Madhabpur town and Jonayed Mia, 28, son of Aban Mia from Vaigdia ...

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Sylhet doctors demo after BCL ‘intimidation’

This photo has been taken from the hospital’s website. Sylhet Office : Doctors at Sylhet Women’s Medical College and Hospital have demonstrated alleging intimidation on a female physician by an activist of Chhatra League. They sat in protest in front of the hospital last evening, staging work abstention, following the incident, our local Office reports quoting. According to what could ...

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Wife kills husband with her lover in Sylhet

Hosna and Mostafa killed Faruk as he was a threat to their affair Sylhet Office : A woman was arrested in Sylhet for allegedly hacking her husband to death for interfering with her extramarital affair. She has reportedly confessed the crime to the police. Faruk Ahmed, 30, of Baurbhagh Ditiyakhanda village in Kanaighat upazila, was killed by his wife, Hosna ...

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Youth found hanging in Habiganj

Symbolic image Habiganj Correspondent : Police recovered the hanging body of a young man in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj Tuesday (May 7) noon. The deceased was identified as Mosharraf Hossain, 28, son of one Morsob Ali in Bohora union of the upazila. Local sources said that the family members saw Mosharraf hanging from a mango tree beside the house, in ...

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