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Bomb making devices found at suspected Neo-JMB militant’s home in Sylhet

The detainee Sadi is a student at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) The Counter Terrorism and Transnational Crime (CTTC) unit of police arrested a suspected militant, found bomb making equipment and computer devices at his home during a raid in Sylhet’s in Jalalabad and Shaplabagh areas on Tuesday evening. The detainee Sadi is a student at Shahjalal University ...

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Five ‘Neo JMB men’ held in Sylhet

Five members of Neo JMB, an ultra-radical offshoot of banned militant outfit Jama’atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), were arrested from Sylhet. The identities of the arrestees could not be known yet. Police claimed that they were planning to attack on Hazrat Shahjalal’s shrine.

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MP Mokabbir comes under attack in Sylhet

Gano Forum MP Mokabbir Khan came under attack reportedly by some ruling party activists at Bishwanath upazila in Sylhet on Monday. “My vehicle got damaged in the attack carried out around 11am, but I’m unhurt,” Mokabbir told journalists. Describing the incident, he said, “I was going to BRDB hall at Bishwanath upazila headquarters to join a meeting on law and ...

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Flight from London finally arrives at Sylhet

The London-Sylhet direct flights were suspended since June 21 due to the outbreak of coronavirus Direct flights from London to Sylhet, which were closed to prevent the spread of coronavirus, have been resumed.    The BG-202 flight landed at Sylhet MAG Osmani International Airport at 10:25am on Monday. Biman Manager (Sylhet district) Shahnewaz Majumder confirmed the matter, saying there were ...

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Couple found dead in Moulvibazar

Sreemangal ( Moulvibazar) correspondent  :  A man and his wife were found dead at their house today in Sreemangal upazila of Moulvibazar. Police suspected that the man, a tea garden worker, died by suicide after killing his wife. The deceased were identified as Bipul Tantubay (42) and his wife Aloka Tantubay (35). The incident took place this morning at Boulachhara ...

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Beanibazar panel mayor dies of Covid-19

Sylhet Office : Roshna Begum, a panel mayor of Sylhet’s Beanibazar municipality died from coronavirus infections at a hospital in Sylhet on Friday night. Roshna, a councilor of reserved ward no 3, breathed her last at Mount Adora Hospital around 10:00 am while undergoing treatment. Beanibazar Municipality Mayor Abdus Shukkur confirmed this information to media. Before being infected with the ...

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Tea export sees strong growth amid pandemicsitename%%

The coronavirus pandemic has not negatively affected tea export, which more than doubled in the first seven months of 2020 compared to that in the previous two years. Meanwhile, the tea industry has started to turn around after getting over the shock of the virus. Tea sales have started picking up in the domestic market. After being closed for a ...

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SUST female student commits suicide

SUST Correspondent : A female student of the department of Bangla of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology reportedly committed suicide at Mogratia Katli area in Challisha union in Netrokona on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Torabi Binte Haque, daughter of Mahfuzul Haque, hailing from the area. Md Tajul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Netrokona Model Police Station, said ...

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Tourist goes missing in Jaflong

A tourist has gone missing while taking a bath at the Zero Point area at Jaflong in Sylhet on Tuesday afternoon. The missing tourist is Jubayer Ahmed, son of Judge Miah of Lamkain area under Gafargaon upazila in Mymensingh. Meanwhile, members of the police, BGB, and fire service divers rushed to the spot after receiving the news. Gowainghat Police Station ...

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Boat capsize in Habiganj: Bodies of father, son recovered from haor

Habignj Correspondent : The bodies of a man and his son were recovered from Panchkerir haor on Wednesday morning after a boat capsized in Baniachong upazila of Habiganj on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Ali Nur, 38 and his son Khokon, 7, hailing from Shibpasha Hukra village of Ajmiriganj upazila. According to locals, the boat carrying 5-7 passengers ...

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