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Bus workers call indefinite transport strike in Habiganj from Monday

Habiganj Correspondent : Inter-district bus workers in Habiganj district have called an indefinite transport strike from Monday (January 27) over an attack on their fellow bus workers allegedly by CNG-run auto-rickshaw workers. Bus movement on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway will remain suspended from Monday morning as the strike is set to start from 6:00 am. ‘Habiganj District Bus, Minibus, Coach and Microbus ...

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Next population census very important, says Planning minister

Sylhet Office : Planning minister MA Mannan on Saturday said that next population and housing census was more important than other census to make the country hunger and poverty free. He said that it was very important because the demographic and socio-economic findings would be used in next course of development plan of the country. He made the comment while ...

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Sinha to be brought back home, put on trial: Minister

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Branding former Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha as a ‘black sheep and thief’, Liberation War Affairs Minister AKM Mozammel Haque on Saturday said he will be brought back home from abroad and put on trial. “He (SK Sinha) will be dragged back home tying in with rope around his waist and put on trial. He’ll be spared ...

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3 killed as bus hits tree in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : At least three people including two women were killed and 18 others injured as a bus hit a roadside tree in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj on Friday morning. Two of the deceased were identified as Komla Akter, 35, and Abu Syed, 30. The Habiganj-bound bus from Sreemangal of Moulvibazar hit a roadside tree in Kamaichhara area around ...

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Missing constable found dead in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : Police recovered the body of a police constable, two days after he went missing, from a pond at Police line area in Habiganj on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Shahinur Rahman, hailing from Mymensingh. Confirming the news, Mohammad Ullah, police super of Habiganj, said locals spotted the body of the constable and informed police. The ...

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Murder accused hacked dead in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : A murder case accused was hacked to death at Hilalpur in Sadar upazila on Tuesday morning. The deceased was identified as Rajon Ahmed Raja, 32, son of Ashik Miaj, and No. 8 charge-sheeted accused in a murder case. Quoting locals, Alamgir Hossain, officer-in-charge of Moulvibazar Model Police Station, said Pir Azad, brother of Rubel, and gang leader ...

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Jagannathpur Press Club GS Sunu’s father passes away

Mirror Desk : Jagannathpur Press Club secretary (GS) and Jagannathpur upazilla Correspondent 0f the daily Jugantor Sanuwar Hasan Sunu’s father Surot Miah has passed away on Monday night. He was 75.  He left behind his wife, four sons,  seven daughters and a lot of well-wishers to mourn his death. Hailing from Jagannathpur village of Ward 6 of Jagannathpur Municipality, he ...

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Two cases filed over murder in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Two cases were filed in connection with the suicide incident and killing of four persons at Borolekha in Moulvibazar. Borolekha Police Station officer-in-charge Yasinul Huq said two cases were filed in connection with killing and unnatural death. Mentionable, a man reportedly took his own life after allegedly killing four people, including his wife and mother-in-law, at Pallartal ...

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Indian national held with arms in Moulivbazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Members of Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) arrested an Indian citizen along with weapons in a raid at Kulaura upazila in Moulivbazar on Sunday noon. The arrestee is identified as Md Ashik Ali, 35, son of late Oad Ullah, hailing from Tilgaon village of Laxmipur thana in Kailashahar of India. On secret information, a team of elite force ...

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Man ‘kills himself after murdering’ four tea workers in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : A man reportedly took his own life after allegedly killing four people, including his wife and mother-in-law, at Pallartal tea garden in Barlekha upazila’s Uttar Shahbajpur union on Sunday morning. The deceased were identified as Nirmal, 30, his wife Joly, 26, mother-in-law Laxmi, 45, and neighbours Bashanta, 37, and Sheuli, 6. Everyone except Nirmal worked at tea ...

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