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66 found HIV positive in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : At least 66 new patients have been tested HIV positive in the district till November this year, says a report released by a local voluntary organisation on Sunday. Among the affected, a total of 902 people were detected as carrying the lethal virus while the number was 836 in last year, according to Ashar Alo Society, the ...

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Dibir Haor, a beautiful tourist spot in Jaintapur, ‘needs protection’

Sylhet Office : Dibir Haor, a beautiful tourist spot surrounded by mountain at the foot of Meghalaya state of India, was off the radar even four years back, but it has turned out to be a great destination of tourists in a much less time than expected, thanks to the media for their constant coverage since 2014. Hundreds of tourists ...

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Sylhet industrialist Nazrul Islam Babul sent to jail

Nazrul Islam Babul. Photo: Collected Sylhet Office : A court here on Thursday sent Nazrul Islam Babul, owner of the manufacturing company Fiza & Co to jail rejecting his bail prayer. Judge Md Mafizur Rahman Bhuiya of Sylhet Metropolitan Sessions Judge’s Court passed the order after he appeared before it seeking bail in a case filed under the Special Powers ...

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Congenial election atmosphere prevails in country: Muhith

Finance Minister AMA Muhith talks to to reporters on the premises of the Deputy Commissioner’s office on Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018. Sylhet Office : Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday said a congenial election environment is now prevailing in the country. “There’s no conflicting atmosphere this time no matter who says what,” he said while talking to reporters on the ...

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3 BNP, Jamaat leaders arrested in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police in separate raids over the last couple of days arrested two leaders of Jamaat-e-Islami and one of BNP in Sylhet. The arrestees are Sohel Ahmed, Sylhet city unit secretary of Jamaat; Rafiqul Islam Lincon, a city unit rukon of the same party; and Shahjamal Nurul Huda, vice president of Sylhet district BNP. Police arrested Sohel at ...

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Madrasa girl ‘gang raped’ in Sylhet

Photo : Ahad Ali andf Azar Ali Sylhet Office :  A fourteen-year-old girl was gangraped by some miscreants at her house at Sheurkhal village in Balaganj Upazila on Thursday. Victim’s father filed a case with Balaganj Police Station over the incident accusing six people— two named and four unnamed—on Friday. According to the case statement, two next-door youths–Ahad Ali andf ...

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Bus crash kills one in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent :  A man was killed and 20 people were injured as a bus tumbled into a ditch on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway at Natun Bazar in Nabiganj upazila on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Safi Kamal Chowdhury, 40, medical officer of Chevron Bangladesh and son of Dr Muzibur Rahman of Bahubal upazila here. The accident took place around ...

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Businessman stabbed to death in Sylhet

Sylhet Office :  A stone businessman was stabbed to death even after filing a General Diary (GD) for safety with Companiganj police station. 35-year-old Shukur Ali was brutally stabbed by 15-20 men at Parua Tintola Building area of Companiganj on Wednesday morning (November 21), according to eyewitnesses. “Shukur was a robber, but he had been doing stone businessman for a ...

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Reza Kibria submits his nomination form to Dr Kamal

Habiganj Correspondent : Dr Reza Kibria, son of slain finance minister and Awami League leader Shah AMS Kibria, on Sunday submitted the Gano Forum nomination form to the party chief to contest the next general election as a party candidate under the banner of Jatiya Oikya Front. He submitted the nomination form to Gano Forum President and Oikya Front chief ...

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Kibria’s son to contest polls as Oikyafront’s candidate

Photo: Reza Kibria, son of former finance minister and Awami League leader Shah AMS Kibria. Habiganj Correspondent : Reza Kibria, son of former finance minister and Awami League leader Shah AMS Kibria, is going to join the upcoming 11th parliamentary elections as a candidate of Jatiya Oikyafront, a BNP alliance led by Dr Kamal Hossain. “My father (Shah AMS Kibria) ...

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