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Hailstorms in Sylhet in the winter season

Sylhet  Office : Summer by day, winter by night Nowadays, such weather is in Phagun in Sylhet. Rituraj in nature, in the spring the rain gradually falls. And the last rain in winter came with the message. Meteorologists saying cold weather outside winter. Sunday morning (17 February) was the rainy season of the winter season before Sylhet. Hail was greeted ...

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SUST team wins NASA competition

SUST Correspondent : The Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) won NASA’s 2018 International Space Apps Challenge. NASA on Saturday announced names of six teams who came out on top in six separate categories. SUST team ‘Olik’ won the award in the ‘Best Use of Data’ category. The champion teams are set to visit NASA. Nearly 18,000 participants took ...

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Legal action against those using fake FB IDs using my name: FM

  Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen. File photo Sylhet Office : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Friday warned that legal actions will be taken against those who have been operating fake Facebook IDs using his name. “I have noticed that some people have opened Facebook IDs using my name and operating those,” said the minister in a ...

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SUST Day Observed

SUST Correspondent : Shahjalal University of Science & Technology Day was celebrated yesterday through various programmes on the campus. Vice Chancellor Prof Farid Uddin Ahmed inaugurated the event, participated by students, employees, officers and teachers.   Marking the 28th anniversary, the university wore a festive look. Various cultural organization also arranged the day with some gorgeous program like photography exhibition ...

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Six JCD men held with arms in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police arrested six leaders and activists of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal, Bangladesh Nationalist Party-backed student organisation, in Sylhet early Tuesday and seized huge quantity of arms from them. The arrested were identified as JCD Sylhet city unit former assistant organising secretary Nabil Raja Chowdhury, and activists — Fahim Ahmad, Jamil Baksh, Ishtiaque Ahmad, Al Mamun and Khayrul Alam, ...

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Uber services now available in Sylhet

Sylhet Office :  Ride-sharing service Uber on Monday announced the expansion of its operations in Sylhet. The company is offering UberMOTO services in the city. Bangladesh, currently the largest Moto market for Uber, is expected to contribute 25% of the company’s growth in the region in 2019. “We are thrilled to launch our third city in Bangladesh, Sylhet, and be ...

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Fire destroys 19 shops in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Nineteen shops were destroyed in a fire that broke out at a market in Kanaighat Upazila Sadar on Friday afternoon. Locals said the fire originated from a tin-shed shop at Purbabazar market around 2:30pm and soon it engulfed 18 adjoining shops. An electric short-circuit is suspected to have sparked the fire. On information, three firefighting units from ...

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Truck causes bridge collapse in Sunamganj, 2 dead

Sylhet Office : Five people have been injured in the incident at Bishwambhorpur Upazila around 12pm Wednesday, said Additional Deputy Commissioner Shafiul Alam. The driver of the truck, laden with iron rods, lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the railing of the bridge, causing the structure to break down almost instantly, he said. The truck fell into a ...

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4 to die for schoolboy murder in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A tribunal here on Wednesday sentenced four people to death for killing a schoolboy in Chatak upazila in Sunamganj district in 2015. The condemned convicts are Saleh Ahmed, Rafiq, Zayed and Sujon of Chhatrak uapzila in Sunamganj district. Of them, Saleh was tried in absentia. The court also fined them Tk 20,000 each. According to the prosecution, ...

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Woman, grandchild dead in Sylhet road crash

Sylhet Office : A woman and her granddaughter died and two others were injured as a bus rammed a CNG run-auto rickshaw on Sylhet-Fenchuganj road at Dharampur in Moglabazar upazila of Sylhet on Tuesday. The deceased have been identified as Farida Begum, 42 and her nine-month-old granddaughter Afroza Tisha. The accident took place around 5 pm when the bus hit ...

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