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2 cases filed over Sunamganj attack; 22 held

Police have detained 22 people for interrogation in two cases filed over over the attack on houses of some local Hindus at Noagaon village in Shalla upazila of Sunamganj on Wednesday morning. Police said the detainees were being interrogated. Those found guilty will be shown arrested in the cases. The arrests were made in various drives on Thursday midnight. Earlier, ...

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Sylhet-3 constituency declared vacant

The Sylhet-3 constituency was declared vacant due to death of elected member of the parliament Mahmud Us Samad, said a circular issued by senior secretary Dr Zafar Ahmed Khan of Bangladesh Parliament Secretariat on March 15, says media report. The circular said member of the parliament Mahmud Us Samad died in the afternoon on March 11 and following his death ...

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Throat-slit bodies of mother, daughter found in Habiganj

Police recovered the throat-slit bodies of a woman and her daughter from their house at Dwigambar Bazar in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj on Thursday morning. The deceased were identified as Anjali, 35, wife of Sandwip Das and their 8-year-old daughter Puja, hailing from Lamaputijuri village at Putijuri union of the upazila. They used to live in a rented flat on ...

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Biman starts flights on Sylhet-Chittagong route

On the occasion of birth centernary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Biman Bangladesh Airlines has  started operating flights two days a week from Chittagong to Sylhet on Wednesday. The first flight of Biman left Chittagong for Sylhet with 74 passengers on board at 11:50am. Leaving the Hazrat Shah Amanat International Airport, the flight reached Sylhet Airport ...

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Man held for indecent FB post against Mamunul Haque

Police on Tuesday night detained a young man from Sunamganj’s Shalla upazila for posting indecent remarks on Facebook against Hefazat-e-Islam’s Central Joint-Secretary General Mamunul Haque. The detained is Jumon Das Apan, 25, a resident in the upazila. Sahlla Police Station OC Najmul Haque said police detained Jumon from Sashkhai village at about 11.30pm for posting indecent comments on his Facebook ...

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Bus-truck collision leaves one dead, 7 injured in Sylhet

A man was killed and seven others injured in a collision between a bus and a truck in Osmaninagar upazila in Sylhet on Tuesday. The identity of the deceased could not be known yet. Witnesses said a Dhaka-bound truck hit a stationary truck on the road around 12:00pm when a bus of ‘Greenline Paribahan’ hit the truck from behind. The ...

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Shahjalal University Teachers Association Gets New Body

SUST Correspondent : The pro-Awami League panel, ‘Mahan Muktizuddher Chetanay Udbuddha Shikkhak Parishad’, has swept the teachers’ association elections of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology. On Monday (March 15) at 10:30 pm in the central auditorium of the University, Chief Election Commissioner Dr. Zaida Sharmin announced the election results. The wining panel bagged ten positions, including the posts of ...

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Sunflower farming expanding fast in Sylhet region

A good number of farmers in Sylhet region have been expecting a good yield of Sunflower this year while cultivation area of the crop has also been on increase in the division amid their increasing interest in the crop for several years. The scenario is changing due to good returns for the consecutive years, Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) officials ...

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Sunamganj clash leaves one dead, 40 injured

A man was killed and 40 others were injured in a clash between two groups over establishing supremacy in Bhatipara Union of Dirai Upazila in Sunamganj. The deceased was identified as Md Shah Mulq,40, of Nurnagar village of the union. According to locals and police, the clash was a result of a longstanding dispute between Md Firoj Ali and Md ...

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Sylhet-3 MP Mahmud Samad laid to rest in Sylhet

Mahmud Us Samad Chowdhury, the member of parliament from Sylhet 3 constituency, has been laid to rest in Fenchuganj upazila of Sylhet. His namaz-e-janaza was held at Kasim Ali Government Model High School at 5:15pm on Friday. Later, he was buried at his family graveyard next to the Delwar Hossain Chowdhury Jame Mosque at Nurpur. Earlier, his body was brought ...

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