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Bus strike in Sylhet called off

  Sylhet, May 4 : The indefinite bus strike on Dhaka-Sylhet route which was enforced on Friday morning protesting extortion was called off later in the evening. Sylhet Bus Owners Association called the strike alleging that district transport leaders have been charging extortion in the name of ‘Death Fund’. But recently, the daily subscription money has been increased from TK ...

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Lightning kills farmer in Sunamganj

Sunamganj, May 4 : A farmer was killed when a thunderbolt struck him at Gorkati village in Tahirpur upazila on Friday. Zafar Ali, 45, met the tragic death while working in a paddy filed near the bank of Jadukata river amid rain around 10:30 am, said Nanda Kumar Dhar, officer-in-charge of Tahirpur Police Station.

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2 held over gang-rape in Sylhet

  Sylhet, May 4 : Police arrested two people, including a hotel owner, in connection with the gang-rape of a teenage girl at Chandnighat  in Dakkhin Surma upazila here on Thursday night. The arrestees were identified as Syed Niaz Uddin, owner of Hotel Al-Taqdir, and Jasimuddin of Dirai upazila in Sunamganj district. Khairul Fazal, officer-in-charge of Dakkhin Surma Police Station, ...

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Sreemangal abuzz with tourists

Awful roads scare visitors in Jaflong Mirror Desk : The scenic tourist spots of Sreemangal upazila in the district are buzzing with tourists, as many people from different places came to visit the area during the weeklong vacation. The preferred areas for the tourists are Sreemangal tea gardens, Bangladesh Tea Research Institute, Tea Museum, Bangladesh Wildlife Sheba Foundation, Hail Haor, ...

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2 labourers die from electrocution in Habiganj

Habiganj, May 3 :  Two labourers died from electrocution at Ahmedpur in Madhabpur upazila on Wednesday night. The deceased were identified as Takbir Hossain, 30, son of Abul Hossain and Haider Ali, 15, son of Rafique Ali of Baishtabpur village in the upazila. Locals said an electric pole was rooted out during a storm in Tuesday night. The two labourers ...

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Lightning Kills farmer in Habiganj

Habiganj, May 2 :  A farmer was killed and two others injured after being hit by a thunderbolt while they were harvesting paddy at a haor in Baniachang upazila on Wednesday. Ershad Ali, chairman of Kagapasha union, said Azim Uddin, 40, son of Taimullah of Bashiapra village died on the spot while Abdul Hakim and Askar Mia of Moka village ...

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Lightning kills farmer in Sunamganj; 3 hurt 

Sunamganj, May 1 : A farmer was killed and three others were injured in a lightning strike in Paknar haor in Jamalganj upazila on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Kamala Kanto Talukder, 55, son of Krishna Kanto Talukder. Locals said that the thunderbolt struck a group of farmers while they were cutting paddy in the haor, leaving Kamala ...

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Motorcyclist killed in Sunamganj accident

Sunamganj, Apr 30 : A motorcyclist was killed as a human hauler hit his vehicle at Mallikpur in Sunamganj municipality area on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Ruhul Amin Hridoy, 27, son of Shah Jamal of Moratila area. Md Shahidullah, officer-in-charge of Sadar Model Police Station, said the accident took place around 11:30am as the human hauler (locally ...

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Lightning strikes kill 2 farmers in Sunamganj, Habiganj  

Sylhet, Apr 30 : Two farmers were killed in separate incidents of lightning in Sunamganj and Habiganj districts on Monday morning. A farmer was killed after being hit by a thunderbolt at Jamkhola haor in Dakkhin  Sunamganj upazila in Sunamganj around 11 am. The deceased was identified as Md Yeahia, 42, son of Md Elius Ali of Raipur village in ...

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President of Sylhet Chamber Khandokar Shipar Ahmed is coming to London for brief visit

President of Sylhet Chamber of Commerce and Industry and prominent businessman Khandakar Shipar Ahmed is coming to London for a brief visit on Wednesday 2nd of May.  During his visit, he will meet representatives from different business and community organisation.  He will also attend a press conference on February 4th of May at Feast restaurant at Whitechapel in East London. Prominent Businessman ...

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