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Female UP member dies as sharee gets tangled with wheel

Sylhet Office : A female union parishad member of Osmaninagar upazila was killed on Monday evening as her sharee got tangled with the wheel of motorcycle on Tajpur-Balaganj road in Mollapara area. The deceased was identified as Shipra Rani Dutta, 40, wife of Mohon Lala Dutta of Basia village in Usmanpur union and also a UP member of reserved 7,8,9 ...

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Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust donates cash money to poor in Kamalganj

By Pintu Debnath  Kamalganj: Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust donated cash money to poor people in Kamalganj for Sharodia Durga Utshob on Wednesday 10th of October.  The event took place at the Devipour Sharbojonin Devalya in Kamalganj Upozilla of Mowlvibazar.  Chariman of Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust and President of Kamalganj Shomity Faruque Ahmed and his family friends Dr Protiva Chakrabarti, Saswati Basu, ...

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SUST ‘A’ and ‘B’ unit admission tests held

  SUST  Correspondent : The first-year honours admission test for 2018-19 academic sessions under “A” unit “B” units of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) was held at its campus on Saturday. The two-hour test of “A” unit was held from 9 am to 11 am and the two and half hours test of “B” unit was held from ...

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BNP leader held in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police arrested a local leader of Bangladesh National Party (BNP) in an explosive case from Natunbazar area in Biswanath upazila on Saturday noon. The arrestee was identified as Abdul Hai, member of Sylhet District BNP and senior joint-secretary of Biswanath upazila unit BNP. The accused was produced before the court showing him arrested in the explosive case ...

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Over 200 disabled persons at one village in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Over 200 physically challenged persons, especially children, have been traced at Amtoil village in Sylhet district’s Biswanath upazila. During the spot visit, it has been observed that people are suffering from different types of diseases largely due to unhealthy habits and poor lifestyle. Amtoil is a densely populated village where most of the inhabitants remained underprivileged. More ...

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Industrialist Ragib Ali, son freed from jail on bail

Industrialist Ragib Ali. FIle photo Sylhet Office : Industrialist Ragib Ali and his son Abdul Hye were freed from jail on Wednesday after the High Court had granted them six-month bail in a case filed for grabbing the endowment property of Tarapur Tea Estate through forgery. Senior Jail Superintendent Md Abdul Jalil said the due were freed from the prison ...

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Arif takes charge as Sylhet mayor

Sylhet Office  : Newly elected Sylhet city mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury takes charge of Nagar Bhaban office in presence of councillors, officials and employees of the city corporation in Sylhet on Monday. Sylhet City Corporation’s newly elected mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury on Monday took over the charge of Nagar Bhaban office for second consecutive time. The city corporation secretary Badrul ...

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HC grants 6-month bail to industrialist Ragib Ali & son Abdul Hye

Sylhet Office : The High Court on Monday granted six-month bail to industrialist Ragib Ali and his son Abdul Hye in a case filed for grabbing the endowment property of Tarapur Tea Estate through forgery. The HC bench of Shawkat Hossain granted their bail following a revision petition, said Ragib Ali’s lawyer Abdul HalimKafi. Deputy attorney general Jahirul Haque represented ...

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Bishwanath village police leading miserable life with low pay

Sylhet Office :  Members of the Village Police in Bishwanath upazila of the district are leading an inhuman life thanks to low pay and absence of any financial benefits. Whatever they receive for a month’s salary is not enough to run even a week, yet they are always on law enforcement duty for 24 hours a day. Sources said each ...

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Govt knows how nat’l polls to be hold: CEC

Sunamganj Correspondent : Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda has said that the government would be able to say whether or not the upcoming national election would be held under a non-partisan and neutral government. The CEC said this on Saturday while having a views-exchange meeting with local journalists at Jubilee High School playground in the district. The CEC ...

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