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COVID-19 cases reach 10,016 in Sylhet

SYLHET, Aug 23  :  With detection of 51 more positive cases in last 24 hours till this noon, the total number of COVID-19 infected patients in Sylhet division has surged to 10,016. Director of health services, Dr. Sultana Razia told BSS that with four more death in the last one day , the number of fatalities from COVID -19 in ...

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121 more test positive for COVID-19 in Sylhet

SYLHET, Aug 22, 2020 : A total of 121 more people were detected positive for coronavirus in the last 24 hours till this morning after testing 461 samples in two COVID-19 laboratories and two died from the lethal virus infection in Sylhet division. Among the newly detected patients, 61 are from Sylhet district, 25 from Sunamganj, 11 from Habiganj and ...

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SCC tax official dies of Covid-19

Syed Mizan Ahmed, a tax officer of Sylhet City Corporation (SCC), died of coronavirus at a hospital in Sylhet early Friday. Mizan Ahmmed, 35, hailing from Badambagicha area of Sylhet, breathed his last at Corona Isolation Center of Shaheed Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital while undergoing treatment around 1:00 am. Janmoy Joy, Residential Medical Officer (RMO) of the hospital, confirmed the matter. ...

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Plotters of August 21 grenade attack still conspiring: Hasan

SYLHET, Aug 20, 2020 : Urging all to remain alert against the kingpins of the August 21, 2004 gruesome grenade attack, Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud today said the plotters who tried to kill Awami League President and incumbent Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina throwing grenades are still hatching conspiracies. “The conspirators who had failed to face Bangabandhu politically killed him ...

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‘We don’t want extrajudicial killing’

Foreign Minister Dr. AKM Abdul Momen said, “We don’t want extrajudicial killing in the country.” The minister made the opinion while addressing newsmen after releasing fish fries in a water reservoir in Khadimon union of Sylhet Sadar upazila on Thursday (August 20). He also said, “We want punishment should be done through trial. However, some incidents took place accidentally. The ...

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Foreign minister urges expats not to return unless an emergency

Foriegn minister Abdul Momen unveils a portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on the premises of Sylhet deputy commissioner’s office on 19 August 2020 Foreign minister AK Abdul Momen has said the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is taking a heavy toll on expatriate Bangladeshis and posing many challenges but the storm will pass. He said the expatriates have no reason ...

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SMP commissioner infected with Covid-19

Golam Kibria BPM, commissioner of Sylhet Metropolitan Police, has been infected with Coronavirus. He gave his sample to Osmani Medical College RT-PCR lab for test on Monday morning and received the result at night. He is now undergoing treatment staying in home isolation, said Jyotirmoy Sarkar, additional deputy commissioner (media) of SMP. So far, around 150 officials of SMP have ...

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Moulvibazar Zila Parishad chairman Azizur Rahman dies of COVID-19

Azizur Rahman, chairman of Moulvibazar Zila Parishad, died from COVID-19 infection early Tuesday at a hospital in the capital. He was 77. Azizur, a close associate of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, breathed his last at Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University at around 2:30am. Moulvibazar deputy commissioner Mir Nahid Ahsan confirmed the news. The valiant freedom fighter ...

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Sylhet coronavirus cases reach 9,369

With detection of 70 new coronavirus patients, the number of confirmed cases rose to 9,369 in the Sylhet division on Monday. Among the new cases, 49 were detected in the PCR-lab of Osmani Medical College Hospital and 21 in the lab of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on Sunday, said Doctor Himangsu Lal Roy, deputy director of the ...

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ACC sues SHMCH principal among 3 for embezzling Tk 3.43cr

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Sunday filed two separate cases against three people, including Dr Md Abu Sufiyan, principal of Sheikh Hasina Medical College and Hospital (SHMCH) in Habiganj on charges of embezzling Tk 3.43 crore. The anti-graft body filed the cases with its integrated district office in Habiganj accusing the three people for the graft charges, said ACC director ...

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