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Fenchuganj flood situation worsens; 30,000 marooned

Sylhet Office : The flood situation in Fenchuganj upazila of the district deteriorated further, leaving 30,000 people of 25 villages in five unions marooned. The Kushiara River was flowing 118 cm above the danger level at Fenchuganj Bazar on Wednesday, said sources at the local Water Development Board office. Locals said Baghmara, Pitaitikor, Chhattis, Uttar Islampur, Monurtuk, KM Tilla, Fenchuganj ...

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Flood in Sylhet Region: Thousands in need of relief

Sylhet Office : Thousands of people in Moulvibazar’s five upazilas are facing a shortage of relief supplies following the flashflood. Although, the overall flood situation in Moulvibazar and Sylhet districts has improved with dropping water levels in Manu and Dhalai rivers, thousands of people, especially those currently living on the embankments, are surviving only on puffed rice and unsafe drinking ...

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Thousands marooned in Sylhet flood

Sylhet Office :  Some 40,000 residents of the district’s Beanibazar upazila have been marooned in flashfloods amidst alarming rise of water levels in Surma, Kushiara and Sonai rivers. According to sources, at least four upazilas in the district have their communication system cut off from the rest of the country. Beanibazar Upazila Nirbahi Officer Kazi Arifur Rahman said breaching of ...

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2 killed in Habiganj road crash

Habiganj Correspondent : Two motorcyclists were killed as their motorbike plunged into a roadside ditch on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Rokanpur in Nabiganj upazila on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Nurul Islam, 26, son of Ahsan Ullah and Sabuj Ahmed, 20, son of Abdur Rahim of Jaintapur upazila. Nirmal Chandra Bhoumik, officer-in-charge of Sherpur Highway Police, said the accident took ...

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AL factional clash kills 1

Habiganj Correspondent : A former Awami League leader’s son was killed in a clash between two factions of local Awami League at Ajmiriganj in the district on Monday. The deceased was identified as Al Amin, son of Atar Ali Mia, former Upazila Chairman and upazila Awami League General Secretary. Locals said after the death of Atar Ali Mia in April ...

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Flood situation improves in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent :  The overall flood situation of the district has improved as the water level of the Manu and Dhalai rivers decreased further on Monday. However, new areas in the district town were submerged as water entered those through the beach of the town protection dam along the Manu river. The flood caused by heavy downpour in Indian Tripura ...

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Relief distribution to continue in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent :  Relief and Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya said as there is no shortage of relief materials, the distribution will continue till sufferings of the flood victims come to an end. The minister made the remarks to reporters after a meeting on district disaster management at Moulvibazar circuit house on Monday noon (June 18). He said ...

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Girl missing as boat sinks in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A teenage girl went missing after a boat sank in a water body in Mirapara in the city on Sunday. The victim was identified as Fatema Akhter Mili, 17, daughter of Babul Mia of Mirapara Evergreen Residential area. Fatema along with three of her friends went to a joyous boat trip at a water body around 5 ...

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Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust distributes 250,000 taka among the poor and destitute people of Komolganj

  Bangla Mirror Desk: Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust distributed 250,000 taka among the poor and destitute people of Kamalganj to mark the Eid-Ul-Fitr 2018.  The money was collected from the Jakat fund of UK living Chairman of the Trust Faruque Ahmed and his family, relatives and friends and was distributed on 14th June at Sidhweshar Abdul Bari Mulfat Uddin Hafizia Madrasa ...

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16-year-old hacked to death in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A 16-year-old boy has been murdered by unknown youths in Sylhet, police said. The deceased has been identified as Mashiur Rahman Tahmin, an 11th grade student of the local Scholarshome College, and was a resident of the Sonarpara area. Photo : cctv footage A group of youths attacked Tahmin with sharp weapons in the Shibganj neighbourhood around ...

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