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Ex-SCC mayor Kamran tests Covid-19 positive

Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran, former Sylhet City Corporation Mayor and former city Awami League president, has been infected with coronavirus. His sample was tested in the PCR-lab of Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital on Friday, said Himangsu Lal Roy, deputy director of the hospital. Seeking blessing for his father, Kamran’s son Dr Arman Ahmed Shiplu, said that his father’s sample ...

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Man dies after three hospitals refuse him treatment in Sylhet

A businessman suffering from breathing complications died without treatment in an ambulance in Sylhet city on Friday after three hospitals refused to treat him. Iqbal Hossain Khoka, 55, was owner of RL Electronics at Bandar Bazar of the city. His son Tiham said his father fell sick around 7am and complained of chest pain and shortness of breath. He was ...

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Sylhet doctor’s wife dies from Covid-19

Fatema Begum, wife of specialist physician at North East Medical College Hospital (NEMCH) Professor Moazzem Hossain Khan, died from Covid-19 on Saturday morning. She breathed her last at the hospital around 6:00 am this morning. The 60-year-old was admitted to the Hospital with Covid-19 infection two days ago but his condition deteriorated on Friday night and she died this morning ...

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Mother, daughter found dead in Moulvibazar

Police recovered the dead bodies of a woman and her daughter in Sreemangal upazila of Moulvibazar on Friday morning. The deceased were identified as Jayeda Begum, 55, and her daughter Easmin Akter, 25. The bodies were found inside their home in Purba Jamsi area at Ashidron union of the upazila this morning. Police said they were informed about the matter ...

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Sylhet Mayor Arif’s wife diagnosed with coronavirus

Shama Haque Chowdhury, wife of Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury, tested positive for Covid-19. She is now taking treatment in isolation at her residence. SCC chief health officer Zahidul Islam said 28 people tested coronavirus positive in the PCR laboratory of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College on Tuesday. Shama Haque Chowdhury and chairman of Kaskanakpur Union Parishad in ...

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Transport workers’ clash in Sylhet, 50 injured

At least 50 people were reportedly injured in a clash between two groups of transport workers centering internal feud in Sylhet on Tuesday afternoon. Police fired rubber bullets and tear shells to disperse the clashing workers. According to police and sources, the clash ensued between general transport workers and the followers of Selim Ahmed Folik, president of Sylhet District Road ...

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Human trafficking: One accused held in Sylhet

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) on Monday evening arrested one accused from Bishwanath upazila in Sylhet in a human trafficking case filed after the 37 Bangladeshis drowned in Mediterranean sea on May 9 in 2019. The arrested man is Rafiqul Islam, son of late Chamak Ali of Kathalipara village in Bishwanath upazila. Obain Rakhain, assistant superintendent of police and ...

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Rejected from 6 hospitals, asthma patient dies in ambulance in Sylhet

A 63-year-old woman suffering from breathing complications died in an ambulance Monday, after being refused admission or treatment at six hospitals in Sylhet. The resident of Gogoltula in Sylhet city had been an asthma patient for past 35 years. She fell sick around midnight on Sunday and was taken to Al-Haramain Hospital in Sobhanighat area, said relatives. The Emergency unit ...

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Vegetable farming on floating beds gets popular in Sylhet

Vegetable farming on floating beds made of water hyacinth and bamboo in waterbodies or ponds, has drawn huge response from farmers in different areas of Sylhet district . This method of vegetable cultivation is gaining popularity among farmers as it requires less fertilizer and pesticides. Besides, the demand for these vegetables is higher in the markets as those are produced ...

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COVID-19: Sylhet div. closing in on 1000 infections

Some 905 individuals have tested positive for coronavirus in Sylhet division till Saturday according to sources at District Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS). The Directorate General of Health Services  or DGHS provides a district-wise breakdown of cases within the division, according to which more than half the infections were in the eponymous district of Sylhet (492) – indeed well ...

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