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Woman held with 2.75 kg gold at Sylhet airport

Sylhet Office : Customs officials detained a woman along with gold bars weighing around 2.75 kilograms at Sylhet MAG Osmani International Airport on Monday. The detainee was identified as Sultana Yasmin, daughter of late Mosharrof Hossain of Mirpur in Dhaka. The customs officials of the airport detained the woman coming from Dubai on a Dubai Airlines flight around 5:20 pm ...

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One to die, another get life for murder in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : A district court has sentenced death penalty to a man and life term jail to another for killing one Abdul Karim in Sunamganj. Sunamganj District and Sessions judge Abdullah Al Mamun passed the order on Monday morning (August 13). The death row convict is Indris Mia, 28, son of late Abdul Hekim of Lalpur village in Sunamganj ...

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JCD leader killed in Sylhet, 2 injured

Sylhet Office : A leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal was hacked and shot to death in Sylhet Saturday evening as two groups of the student wing of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party clashed when they went to congratulate newly elected city mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury at his house. The deceased was identified as former Sylhet city Chhatra Dal assistant publicity secretary ...

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Ariful reelected as Sylhet Mayor

Sylhet Office : BNP candidate Ariful Huq Chowdhury elected as the mayor of Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) election again as fresh voting held in two previously suspended poll centers on Saturday. Ariful wins the mayoral race by beating his closest Awami League contender Badaruddin Ahmed by 6,211 votes. Earlier on Saturday morning (August 11), voting started in the two polling ...

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SCC re-election: Voting ends peacefully in 2 centres

File photo. Voting in two centres of Sylhet City Corporation election, in which voting was postponed due to various irregularities on July 30, ended peacefully on Saturday to determine the mayor of the city corporation.   The voting started at 8am and continued till 4pm without any break.  The fate of two general councillors of wards 24 and 27 will ...

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SCC re-election: Voting underway in 2 centres

Sylhet Office : Voting  in two centres of  Sylhet City Corporation election, in which voting was postponed due to various irregularities on July 30, is underway on Saturday to determine the mayor of the city corporation. The voting started at 8am and will continue till 4pm. The fate of two general councillors of wards 24 and 27 will be also ...

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Reelection to SCC’s 2 suspended centres Saturday

Sylhet Office : The reelection to two polling stations, where voting was suspended during the Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) polls on July 30, will be held on Saturday to decide the fate of the mayor. The fate of two general councillors of wards 24 and 27 will be also be decided through the fresh voting in the two centres at ...

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One killed, 10 missing as lorry falls into Sunamganj haor

  Sunamganj Correspondent :  At least a worker was killed while seven others injured and 10 went missing as a lorry carrying them rammed into the roadside haor in Hasonraza Toran area in the district town on Thursday night. The deceased was identified as Banu Das, 30, son of Lalon Chand Das of Ichhagari area in the municipality. Police sources said two lorries carrying ...

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Eco-park to be developed at Bichanakandi in Sylhet

Bichanakandi, a popular tourist spot in Sylhet. Photo: Collected Sylhet Office : The local administration has taken an initiative to develop an eco-park at Bichanakandi tourist spot in Gowainghat upazila for enhancing beauty of the tourist spot and conservation of biodiversity. Sources said the authorities concerned have taken the initiative to establish the echo-park on 34.59 acres of land. To ...

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Three killed in Sylhet road crashes

Sylhet Office : At least three persons including a boy were killed in separate road accidents in Gopalganj and Fenchuganj upazilas on Wednesday and Tuesday night. In Gopalganj, two persons were killed while two others injured in a head-on collision between a sand-laden truck and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw at Hetimganj on Wednesday morning. The deceased were identified as Tarmuj Ali, ...

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