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Ruling party leaders help me a lot: Sylhet Mayor

Sylhet Office : Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Mayor Ariful Haque Choudhury on Tuesday said residents of the area work together for the locality’s development irrespective of political affiliations. “Former finance minister AMA Muhith and incumbent Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen have been helping me a lot for the development of SCC,” he told British High Commissioner Robert Chatterton Dickson at ...

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Easy-bike driver found dead in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent :  Police recovered the body of an easy-bike driver from Dhuliyakhal area in Sadar upazila on Monday night. The deceased was identified as Shabaz Mia, 25, son of Matar Ali of Anwarpur area of the district town. Shahidul Islam, officer-in-charge of Sadar Model Police Station, said a team of patrol police spotted the body in a bush by ...

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Mosque imam held over female lawyer murder in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Police have arrested an imam of a mosque on charges of killing a female lawyer in Borolekha upazila of Moulvibazar district early Monday. The arrestee was identified as Mawlana Tanvir Ahmed (30), son of Monir Ali, resident of Charkona village of Barlekha upazila. Earlier, Abida Sultana, 35, a female lawyer was found dead at her own residence ...

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Bangladesh-India relations to develop further: Momen

Sylhet Office : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today said Bangladesh-India relations will develop further following re-election of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the office for the second consecutive terms. “We will proceed towards prosperity if there are stable governments in both Bangladesh and India. That’s why we welcomed the new Indian government, led by Narendra Modi,” he ...

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Lightning strikes kill 3 in Habiganj

Photo symbolic Habiganj Correspondent : Three persons were killed and two others wounded as thunderbolts struck them in three upazilas-Nabiganj, Chunarughat and Madhabpur- of the district on Friday (May 24). The victims were identified as Sima Uraw, 18, daughter of Pradeep Uraw, from Mango orchid of Chunarughat, Sizil Miah, 45, son of late Abdul Jalil, from Nabiganj and Faisal Miah, ...

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Saving heritage structures of Sylhet

Bapa places six-point demand  Photo: Rights activists at the seminar yesterday. Sylhet Office : Rights activists at a programme yesterday placed a six-point demand to protect heritage buildings in Sylhet. Held at Kendrio Muslim Sahitya Sangshad in Dargah Gate area, the seminar on “Sylhet’s Threatened Architectural Heritage and Abu Sina Hostel Building: Citizen’s Concern” was organised by Bangladesh Poribesh Andolon ...

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Rail link with Sylhet resumes

File photo Sylhet Office :  Rail communication of Sylhet with other parts of the country resumed after around five hours of disruption due to derailment of a Jalalabad Express train. A rescue train recovered the derailed bogies around 2:30pm. Sylhet Rail Station Master Kazi Shahidur Rahman confirmed the matter. Earlier, rail communication with Sylhet was suspended following the derailment in ...

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Rail communications with Sylhet snapped

Sylhet Office : The rail communications between Sylhet and the rest of the country remained suspended following derailment of a bogie of a local train in Mallikpur area of Fenchuganj upazila on Thursday morning. Imam Hossain, station master of Maizgaon rail station said that the bogie of Sylhet-bound ‘Jalalabad Express Train’ from Chattogram veered off the tracks in the area ...

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SUST Eid vacation begins today

SUST Correspondent : The summer and Eid-ul-Fitr holidays of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) started on Wednesday. All academic activities will remain closed from May 15 to June 13 while the administrative activities will remain suspended from May 22 to June 13, said a SUST press release. The academic activities will resume on June 16.

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BCL leader sued for threatening intern with rape, murder

Sylhet Office : A case has been filed against a Chhatra League leader for issuing murder and rape threats to an intern physician of Sylhet Women’s Medical College Hospital (SWMC). The accused is Sarwar Hossain Chowdhury, vice president of the student front’s Dakhshin Surma upazila unit. Ferdous Hasan, director of the medical college, filed the case with Kotwali police on ...

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