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Dr Kamal launches Oikyafront’s election campaign in Sylhet

It’ll remain there in election race till last, he says Photo: Dr Kamal speaks to the media at the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal (R) in Sylhet on Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018. Sylhet Office : Jatiya Oikyafront, a major opposition alliance led by Dr Kamal Hossain, formally flagged off its election campaign here on Wednesday through  offering fateha at the shrine ...

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4 hunters jailed, 18 migratory birds rescued in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : A mobile court here on Wednesday awarded six months’ imprisonment to six people for hunting migratory birds in the Tanguar haor, a sanctuary, in Tahirpur upazila of Sunamganj district. The convicts are Azim Uddin, son of Basir Miah, Shafique Miah, son of Shukur Ali, Yesmin Miah, son of Nurul Haque, and Sonarul Miah, son of Khairul Amin, ...

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Oikyafront to kick off polls campaign from Sylhet Wednesday

Jatiya Oikyafront, led by Dr Kamal Hossain, is going to kick off its election campaign from Sylhet on Wednesday.BNP standing committee member Nazrul Islam Khan came up with the announcement at a press conference after a joint meeting of BNP and Oikyafront leaders at BNP’s Nayapaltan central office. “We’ll start our election campaign by offering fateha at the shrines of ...

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Cotton mill catches fire in Habiganj

Photo: Firefighting units trying to bring the fire under control. Habiganj Correspondent : A fire broke out at a cotton mill in Noyapara of Madhobpur upazila early Tuesday. The fire broke out at warehouse no. 3 of Saiham Texttile Mills around 1:30 am, according to locals. On information, four firefighting units from Fire Service and Civil Defence stations in Sayestaganj, ...

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‘Shelet’ (Sylhet) Found In The Bible

By Shofi Ahmed: Shelet a word phonetically resembles Sylhet and the meaning is consistent found in the Bible. It appeared in Daniel 2:48 of Hebrew Bible. Then the king promoted [rebah] Daniel and gave him many great gifts; and he made him [Shelet שלט] ruler over the whole province of Babylon, and chief [rab] administrator [cagan] over all the wise ...

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Man beaten dead in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : A person was beaten to death by another allegedly over puffing a cigarette at Jagannathpur in sadar upazila on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Magnu Mia, 35, son of late Tanu Mia of the area. Sohel Ahmed, officer-in-charge of Moulvibazar Model Police Station, said one Ripion Mia locked into an altercation with Magnu Mia over ...

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Patients suffer for ‘doctors’ absence’ at Bishwanath upazila health complex

Bishwanath upazila health complex. Photo: Collected Sylhet Office : Patients of Bishwanath Upazila are being deprived of government healthcare facilities for alleged absence of doctors at the upazila health complex and other irregularities . Patients alleged that they find no doctor when they come to the health complex. Only a nurse is seen there who even doesn’t know the doctor’s ...

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Reza Kibria gets back poll candidacy

Habiganj Correspondent : Reza Kibria, a leader of Gano Forum and also son of former finance minister Shah MS Kibria, has got back his candidacy after appeal. He submitted his nomination paper from Jatiya Oikya Front after joining Gano Forum led by Dr Kamal Hossain. Returning officer concerned rejected his nomination after scrutiny. His nomination paper was rejected on December ...

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Two held with Indian cigarette in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested two persons along with contraband Indian cigarette and beedi from Mitimahal in Goainghat upazila on Wednesday morning. The arrestees were identified as Billal Ahmed, 35, son of late Abdul Jalil of Mitimahal and Md Reaz, 25, son of late Abdul Khalik of Angazur area of the upazila. ...

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Sylhet district BNP Sec Ali Ahmed gets bail

BNP’s Sylhet district unit General Secretary Ali Ahmed. Photo: Collected Sylhet Office : The High Court on Sunday granted bail to BNP’s Sylhet district unit General Secretary Ali Ahmed in a case filed over hindering police from doing their duty. Earlier on November 27, HC Justice Rezaul Haque and Jafar Ahmed granted bail to him in in GR 713/18 case ...

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