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Workshop on national qualifications framework held at SUST

SUST Correspondent : A daylong regional workshop on ‘National Qualifications Framework’ held at Shahjalal University of Science & Technology (SUST). The Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) of SUST and Quality Assurance Unit (QAU) of University Grant Commission (UGC) Jointly Organized this workshop while SUST Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Farid Uddin Ahmed inaugurated it as the chief guest.   IQAC Director Prof ...

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Ex-MP Shah Azizur Rahman passes away

photo: Freedom Fighter and former Member of Parliament Shah Md Azizur Rahman. Sylhet Office : Freedom Fighter and former Member of Parliament Shah Md Azizur Rahman passed away at a city hospital on Sunday morning. He was 80. Azizur Rahman who was the MP of Sylhet-2 constituency (Balaganj-Bishwanath) in 1996-2001 had been suffering from old-age complications and was on life ...

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Two youth crushed under train in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Two unidentified young men crushed to death under the wheels of a train at Sylhet Railway Station on Saturday night. The age of the youths is around 20 years, said Jahangir Alam, officer-in-charge of Sylhet GRP Police Station. The duo fell down as they were trying to board Dhaka-bound ‘Upoban Express’ around 10 pm while it was ...

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Schoolgirl raped in Sylhet, one rapist held

Sylhet Office : A fourth-grader schoolgirl was raped by two youths at Khursupur village in Osmaninagar upazila on Saturday morning. Locals said the girl was collecting some vegetables from the field near her house in the morning around 10 am. Then Ismail and his associate Hafizur ushered the girl to an under construction building site where they forcibly violated her. ...

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MPs’ role vital to implement SDGs: Speakers

Achieving SDGs for inclusive society more pressing than ever: UN Habiganj Correspondent : Speakers at a workshop in Habiganj on Friday said inclusion is at the core of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the role of MPs is the key to ensure that no one is left behind. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) organised the two-day workshop ...

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Shringla lauds Bangladesh’s effort in rooting out extremism

Photo: Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla inaugurating 250-bed five-storey student residential building of International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple on Friday. Sylhet Office : Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday appreciated Bangladesh’s development in various areas including rooting out extremism by rejecting extremist ideas strongly. He said Bangladesh has emerged as a ...

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216 FF’s heirs get Indian scholarships

SUST Correspondent : Indian High Commission in Dhaka handed over scholarship checks to 216 descendants of freedom fighters of different districts in Sylhet division and Kishoreganj district on Thursday. TK 50,000 was awarded for graduate-level-student while TK 20,000 was given for each school level student, disbursing a total of around TK77 lakhs as the scholarship money. Indian envoy to Bangladesh ...

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JS passes Sylhet Medical University Bill

Sylhet Office : The ‘Sylhet Medical University Bill, 2018’ was passed in Parliament on Thursday to set up a medical university in Sylhet division for expanding higher education and research on medical education and medicare. Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim moved the bill and it was passed by voice vote in the House. Nasim said the proposed medical ...

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Lightning kills 2 in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : At least two people were killed in lightning strikes in separate places here on Wednesday. Hridoy Das, 14, son of Lulu Das of Joynagar village in Chhatak upazila, died on the spot being hit by a thunderbolt while netting fish in a haor in the village around 12:05 pm. Another boy, Ranjan Das, was also injured in ...

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Land grabbing: Ragib Ali lands in jail

Industrialist Ragib Ali. Photo Collected Sylhet Office : A court here on Wednesday sent industrialist Ragib Ali to jail after denying bail extension plea in a case filed for forging legal papers and grabbing the endowed land of Tarapur Tea Estate in Sylhet. Sylhet Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Mohammad Mostain Billah passed the order when his lawyer filed a petition ...

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