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Girl ‘gang-raped’ in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A girl has allegedly been gang-raped at Atgram of Zakiganj upazila after being abducted from Sylhet city. The victim said a gang of miscreants dragged her into a microbus from Natun Bridge area of Kadamtali in the city on Monday evening while she was returning home. They took her to Kashem Community Centre at Atgram of Zakigan ...

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Bus kills trader in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A trader was killed as a bus ran over him at Lalabazar on Dhaka-Sylhet highway of the Dakshin Surma on Tuesday. The deceased was known as Kamrul Islam, 45, owner of Shefa Pharmacy at the ground floor of Landmark Shopping Centre in Lalabazar. Though the bus fled the scene after the incident, agitated people blocked the road ...

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HC asks govt to return Sylhet Mayor’s passport

Sylhet Office : The High Court on Tuesday asked the government to return the passport of Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury for six months. An HC bench of Justice Muhammad Abdul Hafiz and Justice Bhishmadev Chakrabortty passed the order after hearing a petition. Advocate Fazlur Rahman stood for Ariful while deputy attorney general Maniruzzaman Kabir represented the state. ...

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BNP leader stabbed in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A local BNP leader was stabbed by miscreants in Shahi Eidgah area of the city on Sunday night. The injured is Sazzad Hossain, 45, son of Tayeb Ali, a committee member of city BNP. Mohammad Abdul Wahab, additional deputy commissioner (media) of Sylhet Metropolitan Police, said that a gang of miscreants attacked Sazzad in the area around ...

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1 killed, 100 injured as villagers clash in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent  : A man was killed and 100 others were injured in a clash between residents of two neighbouring villages in Sunamganj on Saturday. The deceased was Bashir Uddin, 50, son of Soab Ali, of Shibpur village under Dowarabazar upazila in the district, police said. Local people said that there was a longstanding enmity between the residents of neighbouring ...

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College student drowns in Jaflong

Sylhet Office : A college student drowned while swimming in the zero point area of Piyain River in popular tourist destination Jaflong of Sylhet on Saturday noon (August 25). The deceased, identified as Rifat, 19, son of one Abu Sayeed of Khilgaon, was a second year HSC student of Dhaka City College. Police and Fire Service men also rescued two ...

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Manikganj’s ‘Raja Babu’ slaughtered in Sunamganj

Sunamganj, Aug 24 : Raja Babu, the biggest bull of the country, was slaughtered on the 2nd day (Thursday) of Eid-ul-Adha at Soidergaon village in Chhatok upazila of Sunamganj district. Country’s famous businessman Syed Munsif Ali, founding chairman of Golden Life Insurance Limited, bought the bull from Gabtoli Cattle Market on Tuesday night for Tk 18.50 lakh, said Md Shahidul ...

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Expat stabbed dead in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : An expatriate who was stabbed on Sunday by some unidentified miscreants at Mirabazar area here died at a hospital in the capital on early Thursday. The deceased was identified as Mahibur Rahman, 65, a Sweden expatriate and son of late Ainuddin of Ailtali village of Jagannatpur upazila in Sunamganj district. Family sources said Mahidur came home around two-month back. ...

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JU student among 2 drown in Habiganj

Habiganj  Correspondent  : Two people including a student of Jahangirnagar University (JU) drowned while bathing in separate ponds in Baniachong upazila of Habiganj on Sunday noon (August 19). The deceased were identified as Shahed Khan Hasib, 20, first year student of Department of Animal Sciences of JU and son of one Abidur Rahman of Sagardighi par area and Hadis Mia, ...

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Job fair for physically challenged people held in Sylhet

Photo : Post, telecommunication and information technology affairs parliamentary standing committee president Imran Ahmad inaugurates Sylhet Job Fair for Persons with Disabilities 2018. Sylhet Office : Around 50 physically challenged people were recruited by different institutions in a day-long job fair held in Sylhet city on Saturday. The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Post, Tele-Communication and Information Technology Affairs president, Imran ...

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