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HC demands investigation report on deaths of 33 animals in Tilagarh Eco Park

Couple of zebras roaming around the 30-acre Wildlife Conservation Centre of Tilagarh Eco Park. The court also issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain why their failure to protect the lives of animals and birds should not be considered illegal The High Court has asked the authorities concerned to submit an investigation report on the deaths of 33 ...

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Sunamganj celebrates as Cabinet clears university bill

Photo : PID   The residents of Sunamganj celebrated the Cabinet’s final approval to the draft of ‘Sunamganj Science and Technology University Bill 2020’ on Monday. The approval came at a regular meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. People in the haor regions were delighted when they learned the news and expressed gratitude towards the prime minister and MA ...

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Lawachhara national park rescue centre ‘fails to deliver

Photo: Courtesy Moulvibazar Correspondent : Wildlife Rescue Centre of Lawachhara National Park in Kamalganj of Srimangal upazila is plagued with various  problems, including the shortage of skilled manpower for providing services to injured and sick wild animals. The government declared approximately a1,250-hectare area in Kamalganj upazlia as a national park on July 7, 1996 under the Wildlife Act, 1974. Wildlife ...

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‘Direct flight from Sylhet to London to start in April’

Osmani Nagar (Sylhet) Correspondent : State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Advocate Md Mahbub Ali has said the direct flight from Sylhet to London’s Heathrow airport will start in April  this year. People of Sylhet would be able to travel to London directly and they will not have to go to Dhaka. Direct flights will then go to various ...

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‘Robber’ killed in Moulvibazar ‘gunfight’

Moulvibazar Correspondent : A suspected robber was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Bortola in Sadar upazila early Saturday. The deceased was identified as Bulu Mia. A gang of 10-12 robbers was fleeing the area after committing robbery at a house in the area, said Alamgir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Sadar Police Station. The robbers opened fire when a ...

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2 cops among 4 injured in ‘gunfight’ in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Four people, including two cops and a police informer, were injured in an incident of ‘gunfight’ with the accomplices of an arrested robbery suspect in Golapganj upazila of Sylhet early Thursday. Sylhet district police additional superintendent Luthfur Rahman said that Golapganj police arrested Abdul Mannan, 40, son of late Asab Ali, of Golapnagar Uttargaon at the upazila, ...

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Bus-truck collision leaves 20 hurt in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent  :  At least 20 people were injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a truck in Sunamganj Municipality area on Tuesday morning. The identities of the injured could not be known immediately. According to local sources, the Cumilla-bound passenger bus of BRTC collided with the goods-laden truck coming from opposite direction in front of Technical School ...

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Two killed in Sylhet ‘gunfights’

Sylhet Office : A suspected robber and an alleged terrorist were killed in separate gunfights in Bishwanath and Golapganj upazilas of Sylhet early Saturday. In Bishwanath upazila, an unidentified robber was killed in a  gunfight with police at Surirkhal area. Shamim Musa, officer-in-charge of Bishwanath Police Station, said they conducted a raid in the area around 3:30am acting on a tip-off.The ...

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Manipuri language learning centres opened in Sylhet

  Sylhet Office : A private organisation inaugurated two Manipuri language learning centres in Sylhet on Friday on the occasion of the International Mother Language Day. The Nayabazar Manipuri Language Learning Centre and Laldighipar Manipuri Language Learning Centre are located in Nayabazar Khushighat of the city. Cultural personality and Bangladesh Nritya Shilpi Sangsth Sylhet divisional President Onil Krishna Singh presided ...

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Flights on Sylhet-Cox’s Bazar-Ctg route to be introduced by June: Mahbub Ali

Sylhet Office :  State Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Md Mahbub Ali today said the government has taken an initiative to introduce flights on Sylhet-Cox’s Bazar-Chattogram route by June next. He came up with the announcement while speaking at a view-exchange meeting with leaders of the Sylhet Chamber of Commerce and Industry at a city hotel here this evening. ...

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