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2 killed in Habiganj road crash

Habiganj Correspondent : Two people, including a woman, were killed after an unidentified vehicle hit a motorcycle in Noapara Korra area under Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj on Saturday noon. The deceased were identified as Emon Ahmmed, 26 and Jannat Akter, both of them hailing from Narayanganj. Confirming the news, Tawfiqul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Shaistaganj Police Station, said that the ...

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COVID-19 cases in Sylhet exceed 3,000

A total of 47 more people have been infected with coronavirus in the last 24 hours in Sylhet. With this, the number of people infected in the district raised to 3,014. Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital Deputy Director Dr. Himanshu Lal Ray confirmed the matter. He said samples from 94 people were tested in the MAG Osmani Medical College ...

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Ex-UP chairman found hanging in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : The hanging body of a former union parishsd (UP) chairman was recovered from his house in Sadar upazila of Moulvibazar on Wednesday morning. Deceased Md Sujon Miah, 62, was the chairman of 2 no Manumukh union in Sadar upazila. He had been awarded gold medal for his outstanding performance as an UP chairman. Police and locals said ...

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4 die of coronavirus in Sylhet

Four people died of coronavirus in Sylhet division in last 24 hours till Wednesday morning. Of them, three died in Sylhet and one in Sunamganj. With the deaths, the number of fatalities rose to 94 in the division. According to divisional health office, ome 5,454 people contracted the virus in the division in past 24 hours till 8am on Wednesday. ...

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Nurse dies from Coronavirus in Sylhet

A senior staff nurse  of Sylhet Shaheed Shamsuddin Hospital died of Covid-19 on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Nasima Parvin, a nurse of the Covid-19 dedicated hospital. She died at  the ICU of the hospital around 8:30am, said Nehari Rani Das, Deputy Supervisor of the hospital. With the detection of 170 more cases in Sylhet division, the total ...

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Four hotels, shops fined in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Directorate of National Consumer Rights Protection (DNCRP) has fined four business establishments including pharmacy and hotel in Moulvibazar for selling masks at high prices and serving food in dirty atmosphere. A team led by Md Al-Amin, assistant director of DNCRP Moulvibazar office, conducted the drive in the district town on Sunday. He fined Afzal Hotel at Sherpur ...

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Sunamganj Flood: Fisheries sector suffers a loss of ‘TK 21.45 cr’

Fish farmers in Sunmganj are in troubled waters as the recent floods have reportedly caused a Tk 21.45 crore loss to the potential sector. According to district fisheries office, the floods have also affected the livestock and poultry sector in addition to creating a widespread scope for cattle lifters to lift cattle. Nurul Haque, owner of a fish enclosure at ...

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BNP chief Khaleda’s adviser MA Haque dies with Covid-19 symptoms

MA Haque, a member of BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia’s advisory council, died with Covid-19 like symptoms at a hospital of Sylhet on Friday morning. Haque, the former president of Sylhet City unit of BNP, breathed his last while undergoing treatment at North East Medical College Hospital at around 10:00am. Coordinator of Corona Isolation Center of the hospital Professor Nazmul Islam ...

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Covid-19 Fallout: Srimangal pineapples going unsold

Unsold stock of country’s favourite Srimangal pineapple continues to grow larger at wholesale warehouses in Moulvibazar’s Srimangal upazila town. Even though the delicious seasonal fruit of Srimangal is in high demand among end consumers all over the country and its growers saw a good yield this year, lack of buyers from different districts amid novel coronavirus scare has resulted in ...

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Railway guard’s body recovered from Sunamganj

The body of a railway guard was recovered from a railway colony in Chhatok on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Md Fakhrul Alam, 50, son of Md Abdul Khalek, hailing from Shibpur village in Tajumuddin upazila of Bhola and security guard of Chhatok Railway Station. Md Mostafa Kamal, officer-in-charge of Chhatok Police Station, said that locals spotted Fakhrul’s ...

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