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Flight operations resume at Sylhet airport after three hours

Flight operations at Sylhet Osmani International Airport have resumed three hours into closure of the runway after the wheel of a Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight got punctured just before taking off. Bangladesh Biman’s flight (BG-208) took off the runway at the airport at about 4:10pm on Friday (February 3). Earlier, the tyre of the wheel of Dhaka-bound Boeign 737 aircraft ...

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Biman’s wheel gets punctured at Sylhet airport, runway closed

The runway of Sylhet Osmani International Airport has been closed after the tyre of a wheel of an aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines got punctured just before it started to take off. The incident happened at 1:15pm on Friday in a Dhaka-bound aircraft of Bangladesh Biman from Sylhet, the authorities said. There were 143 passengers on board the aircraft. Fortunately, ...

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11 gamblers held in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : Detective Branch (DB) of police arrested 11 gamblers in separate drives in Sadar and Chunarughat upazilas of the district last night (Thursday). The arrested were identified as Fazlu Mia, 55, son of Abdul Mannan, resident of Swarnarekh village of Chunarughat upazila, Parash Ali, 35, son of Akbar Ali, resident of Narpati village, Jamal Mia,40, son of Abul ...

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AL, BNP divisional rallies in Sylhet on Saturday, tension prevails

A tense situation has prevailed in Sylhet city over the divisional rallies of ruling Awami League and the opposition party BNP to be held on Saturday. BNP will hold its rally on city’s Registry Ground at 2pm and after one hour the ‘Peaceful rally’ of Awami League (AL) is scheduled to be held at Central Shaheed Minar in the city ...

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Police constable beaten to death in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : A police constable was beaten to death by a youth at Baniachaung upazila in Habiganj early Tuesday allegedly for asking the youth not to consume hemp. The deceased was identified as Zahangir Alam, 45, a constable of the Markulibazar outpost of river police at Baniachaung upazila in Habiganj, the police said. Local residents said that Pulak Das, ...

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Man burned to death as truck catches fire in Sylhet

A man was burnt to death in a fire that originated from a collision between two trucks at Parairchak in Sylhet city on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Sabuj Mia, 20, a helper of a truck driver in Chuadanga district. Razaul Karim, officer-in-charge of Moglabazar Police Station, said the truck caught fire on Sunday morning as it crashed into ...

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Five held with drugs in Habiganj

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), in separate drives, arrested five persons alongwith 93 bottles of Phensedyl and 243 Yaba pills from Bahubal and Sadar upazilas of Habiganj district on Saturday night. The arrested men are Sayeed Ali, 43, Sharif Uddin Ahammed, 55, residents of Sadar upazila and Rafik Mia, 35, Rafikul Islam Rafik, 32, and Taher Uddin, 25, of Chunarughat upazila ...

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Two killed in truck, CNG collision in Srimangal

Srimangal (Moulvibazar) Correspondent : Two persons including driver have been killed in collision between a speeding truck and CNG-driven autorickshaw on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway under Srimangal in Moulvibazar district. The accident happened at Uttarsur area of the highway under Srimangal upazila on Saturday (January 28) afternoon. The deceased were autorickshaw driver Ali Akbar, son of late Ramzan Ali of village ...

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Young woman ‘kills self’ jumping before train in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : A young woman has reportedly committed suicide jumping before a running train at Kamalganj upazila in Moulvibazar district. The incident took place at Shamshernagar Railway Station on Saturday afternoon. The identity of the deceased could not be known immediately. Shamshernagar Railway Station master Jamal Uddin said a Dhaka-bound train Jayantika Express was passing the station at around ...

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