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Man stabbed dead in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : A man was stabbed to death allegedly by his rivals over the previous enmity in Putijuri Bazar area of Bahubal upazila on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Wahid Miah, 40, son of Abdullah Miah of Mirer Bazar village in the upazila. Masuk Helal, officer-in-charge of Babubal Model Police Station, said Wahid Miah got a contract of ...

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Sylhet T-Aman growers eye bumper yield

Photo : Farmers ploughing a piece of land for T-Aman cultivation in Beanibazar upazila of Sylhet on Thursday. Sylhet Office : Farmers of Sylhet division are passing busy time in growing Transplanted Aman (T-Aman) paddy in a bid to get a bumper yield of the main crop of the region, said the officials and a number of farmers. Seedbed was ...

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Man killed over land dispute in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A man was killed while eight others injured in a clash over a land-related dispute between two rival groups in Bayampur village of Kanaighat upazila on Thursday morning. The deceased was Faruk Ahmed, 42, son of late Asad Raza of the village. There had been a longstanding dispute between Faruk and Islam Uddin of the same village over the ...

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War crimes: Verdict of two suspects any day

Habiganj Correspondent : The International Crimes Tribunal will deliver its verdict any day against a former Habiganj Awami League leader Liakat Ali and Aminul Islam from Kishoreganj for their alleged crimes against humanity during the Liberation War in 1971. Both Liakat Ali, former president of Lakhai upazila unit AL of Habiganj, and Aminul Islam alias Rajab Ali, from Ashtogram upazila ...

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SUST Eid vacation to begin on Sunday

SUST Correspondent : Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) will go on a 15-day vacation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha on Sunday. No classes will be held and residential halls will remain closed during the vacation , said a press release signed by SUST sub-registrar Yunus Ali. All academic and administrative activities will resume on September 2 and the halls ...

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35 sued over Sylhet JCD leader’s death

Sylhet Office : A case has been filed accusing 35 people in connection with the killing of a Chhatra Dal leader in an attack near the house of elected Sylhet Corporation Mayor Ariful Haque Choudhury in Kumarpara area on August 11. Dabir Ali, the uncle of victim Foyzul Haque Raju, 32, a former assistant publication secretary of Sylhet city JCD, ...

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Woman held with 2.75 kg gold at Sylhet airport

Sylhet Office : Customs officials detained a woman along with gold bars weighing around 2.75 kilograms at Sylhet MAG Osmani International Airport on Monday. The detainee was identified as Sultana Yasmin, daughter of late Mosharrof Hossain of Mirpur in Dhaka. The customs officials of the airport detained the woman coming from Dubai on a Dubai Airlines flight around 5:20 pm ...

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One to die, another get life for murder in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : A district court has sentenced death penalty to a man and life term jail to another for killing one Abdul Karim in Sunamganj. Sunamganj District and Sessions judge Abdullah Al Mamun passed the order on Monday morning (August 13). The death row convict is Indris Mia, 28, son of late Abdul Hekim of Lalpur village in Sunamganj ...

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JCD leader killed in Sylhet, 2 injured

Sylhet Office : A leader of Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal was hacked and shot to death in Sylhet Saturday evening as two groups of the student wing of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party clashed when they went to congratulate newly elected city mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury at his house. The deceased was identified as former Sylhet city Chhatra Dal assistant publicity secretary ...

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Ariful reelected as Sylhet Mayor

Sylhet Office : BNP candidate Ariful Huq Chowdhury elected as the mayor of Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) election again as fresh voting held in two previously suspended poll centers on Saturday. Ariful wins the mayoral race by beating his closest Awami League contender Badaruddin Ahmed by 6,211 votes. Earlier on Saturday morning (August 11), voting started in the two polling ...

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