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Woman killed in Sylhet landslide

Sylhet Office : A woman was killed and her teenaged son was injured in an incident of landslide at Dakshin Surma in Sylhet on Tuesday morning. The deceased is Selina Begum, 35, wife of Babul Miah of Tilabari Fuldi in Lalabazar union under Dakshin Surma upazila and the injured is her son Tanvir Ahmad, 14, police said. Selina and Tanvir ...

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Blind Monu Miah’s dream comes true for Ashrayan Project

Elderly Monu Miah, a blind since the age of twelve due to typhoid, became homeless just after the independence as the mighty Meghna devoured his home in Chandpur district. Monu Miah had to lead a miserable life along with six other family members after losing his home. He used to stay on streets and beg to ensure food for his ...

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Sylhet division record 602 Covid cases recorded in a single day

At least 602 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the Sylhet division in 24 hours till this morning, breaking previous records. The infection rate in the division currently stands at 41.92 percent. Before this, the highest number of infections in a single day was 442, recorded on July 9. Sylhet Divisional Director of Health Dr Sultana Razea confirmed the information ...

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Govt ensuring all civic facilities for rehabilitated families under ‘Ashrayan Project’

Moulvibazar, July 10 : Step by step, the government is ensuring all sorts of civic facilities for the rehabilitated families under the ‘Ashrayan Project’. Talking to BSS, Deputy Project Director of the Ashrayan-2 Mohammed Jahedur Rahman said the government is working relentlessly to ensure quality homes for the homeless people under the ‘Ashrayan Project’. Under the Ashrayan project, a total ...

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Record 55.41% Covid-19 positivity rate reported in Sylhet division in single day

Sylhet division saw 55.41 percent Covid-19 positivity rate in 24 hours till this morning, breaking all previous records. At least 394 tested positive out of 711 samples. Sylhet Divisional Director of Health Dr Sultana Razea confirmed this information in the daily divisional statistical report on Covid-19. Meanwhile, six persons died of Covid-19 while 533 patients are undergoing treatment at different ...

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3 Nigerians detained from Sylhet border with dollars, rupees

Sylhet Office : A team of Detective Branch (DB) of police on Thursday morning detained three Nigeria citizens, including a child, from Tamabil Land Port along Sylhet border. A laptop, nine mobile phone sets, three passports, a driving liscense, a Nijerian NID cars some dollars and 280 Indian rupees were seized from their possessions. Confirming the matter, Gowainghat Police Station ...

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Sylhet record 9 deaths from Covid patients in 24 hrs

Sylhet Office : The Sylhet Division has recorded nine deaths from COVID-19, the highest since the start of the pandemic, and logged 362 new cases of the disease in the 24 hours to Wednesday morning. Seven of the dead were from the Sylhet district, while the other two were from Moulvibazar and Sunamganj, said Sultana Razia, the division director for ...

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Tk 20,000 fined for cutting hill in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : A woman was fined today for illegally cutting hills in Sreemangal upazila of Moulvibazar. Acting on a tip off, Nesrar Ahmed, assistant commissioner (land) of Sreemangal upazila, conducted a drive in Radhanagar area this afternoon and fined Nargis Begum, wife of Yunus Miah, Tk 20,000 for illegally cutting hill. “She was fined Tk 20,000 as a low-land ...

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Jubo League leader slaughtered in broad daylight in Derai

Derai (Sunamganj) Correspondent : A local leader of Jubo League was slaughtered in broad daylight allegedly by his co-villager at Derai upazila in Sunamganj district on Monday afternoon over previous enmity. Md Lechu Mia, 35, was the president of ward No. 3 of Taral union unit Jubo League. He was the son of late Hamid Mia of Bhatidhal village under ...

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