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2 killed in fridge compressor blast in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar  Correspondent : Two members of a family were killed on Thursday morning when the compressor of a refrigerator exploded in a house at Vojbol area under Rajnagar upazila of Moulvibazar district. The deceased were identified as a housewife Rokeya Begum, 55, and her daughter Shahina Begum, 24, residents of Vojbol village under the upazila. Besides, another injured who was identified ...

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SUST official stabbed near campus

SUST Correspondent : An official of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) sustained stab injuries in an attack by some miscreants at Dhamali Para near the campus on Wednesday. University sources said a group of miscreants swooped on Abul Kashem, an instrument engineer officer of SUST Civil and Environment Engineering Department and a resident of Dhamalipara, on way to his ...

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Sylhet tea-garden workers strike demanding increase of daily wage

Also protest delayed ‘Wage Agreement’ Photo: Workers of 22 tea gardens in Sylhet district today went on a work abstention demanding their 16 months’ arrear and also an increase in their daily wage. Sylhet Office : Workers of 22 tea gardens in Sylhet district today went on a work abstention demanding their 16 months’ arrear and also an increase in ...

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Tea state security guard killed in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A security guard of a privately-run tea state was stabbed to death allegedly by some young people following a brawl over grazing cattle inside the tea state at Fatehpur in Goainghat upazila on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Pradhannyo Patro, 27, son of Binoy Patro of Jointapur upazila and a security guard of Gulni Tea State. ...

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2 killed in Habiganj road crash

Habiganj Correspondent : A truck driver and pedestrian were killed as a covered van hit a parked truck in Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj on Tuesday (April 24). The deceased were identified as truck driver Sohel Ahmed, hailed from Debidwar upazila and pedestrian Nanu Mia, son of one late Abdus Sobhan, hailed from karimpur village of Chunurghat upazila. Three others were ...

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WDB asks Sunamganj farmers for quick harvest of paddy

As water levels start rising in the Haor basin areas of Sunamganj, Water Development Board has been urging farmers in the area to harvest their paddy as soon as possible. In this photo, farmers in Sunamganj are seen harvesting their paddy recently in the area. Photo: Collected Sunamganj Correspondent : As water levels start rising in the Haor basin areas ...

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Earthquake jolts Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A moderate earthquake jolted different parts of Sylhet on Tuesday morning. Measuring 5.2 on the Richter Scale, the tremor was felt around 10:08 am, according to Sylhet Met office. The epicentre of the quake was in Mawlaik, Myanmar, some 441km East off Dhaka. However, no damage or casualty was reported immediately.

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PM’s intervention demanded to arrest killers of college teacher

Sylhet Office : Academics, students and civil society members on Monday in Sylhet demanded immediate intervention of prime minister Sheikh Hasina to arrest the killers of Abu Tawhid Jewel, a lecturer of Jamalganj Degree College in Sunamganj, and their speedy trial. They made the demand while they were addressing a rally after forming a human chain in front of Central ...

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10 Sylhet BCL men face arrest warrant for killing fellow

BCL activist Omar Miad who was stabbed to death during a factional clash of BCL near Tilagarh point of Sylhet on October 16, 2016. File photo Sylhet Office : A court here on Monday issued a warrant for the arrest of 10 Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists in the fellow Omar Miad killing case. Metropolitan Magistrate Saifuzzaman Hero passed the ...

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Sylhet Shahi Eidgah “Entrance of women is forbidden”

A signboard hanging from one of the entry points of Sylhet Shahi Eidgah in the city reads “Entrance of women is forbidden”, while another inside the territory reads “Protect the sanctity of Shahi Eidgah — women’s entrance is forbidden”. One notice says it is ordered by the authorities, and the other says it is ordered by the locals, making the ...

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