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College girl killed in Sylhet road crash

A college girl was killed in a road accident at Zakiganj in Sylhet district on Tuesday afternoon. The dead was Fatema Akter, 18, daughter of Abdus Sattar, a resident of Jalalabad village of the upazila. She was an eleventh grader of Lutfur Rahman School and College. It was learnt that a Sylhet-bound speeding bus from Jokiganj hit the girl in ...

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2 killed, 2 injured in Sunamganj lightning strike

Sunamganj Correspondent : Two fishermen were killed and two others injured in a lightning strike at Dharmapasha upazila in Sunamganj district on Tuesday. The deceased were Khokon Miah, 40, and Zilon Miah, 38, sons of late Monu Miah. They were residents of Bekhoijora village in the upazila. Locals said a lightning struck four fishermen when they went to fishing at ...

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Moulvibazar tea workers join works today

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Moulvibazar tea garden workers back to their work on Monday accepting the new daily wage of Tk 170 fixed by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Fulchhora tea garden worker’s head Narayan Bakti said, “The workers resumed their work today full fledgedly. Sunday was their weekly holiday. So that, they could not join work yesterday. They all are happy ...

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Tea workers resume work spontaneously

The tea gardens across the country have come back to life as workers resumed their works on Sunday accepting the new daily wage of Tk 170 fixed by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The tea workers joined their works one by one spontaneously this morning. The labourers at Bharaura, Bhurbhuria and Khaichhora gardens in Moulvibazar’s Sreemangal were looking happy at the ...

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House damaged by fire at Dharampasha

A house was gutted in a fire that broke out at Boulam village under Dharampasha upazila in Sunamganj early Saturday. Shakin Shah, owner of the house, said that a massive fire broke out in his ‘Bangla Ghor’ at about 3.30am. Being informed, two units of Fire Service rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control with assistance of ...

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Momen seeks united efforts to deal with anti-govt propaganda

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen on Friday alleged that a vested group got engaged in spreading propaganda against the government in many ways to undermine its pro-people initiatives and sought united efforts to deal with that propaganda upholding the truth. He said they (who are spreading propaganda) are trying to bring trouble for the government led by Prime Minister Sheikh ...

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Showers likely in Chattogram & Sylhet

Light to moderate showers are likely to drench Chattogram and Sylhet divisions in the next 24 hours, the Bangladesh Meteorological Department has predicted. Showers are also likely to occur at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna and Barishal divisions, the department said in its bulletin on Friday, UNB reports. Day and night temperatures may remain nearly ...

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NGO worker stabbed to death in Sylhet

An employee of a non-governmental organisation was stabbed to death by unidentified assailants in Sylhet on Wednesday night. The deceased is Anwar Hossain, 40, an activist of the Brahmanbaria office of the NGO Simantik, and son of Tofazzal Hossain of Shyampur area in Bhola district, the police said. The police said that unidentified attackers stabbed Anwar and left him critically ...

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Tea workers stop agitation after minister’s assurance in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Tea workers protested by blocking a regional highway for 4 hours demanding Tk 300 wages at Juri upazila in Moulvibazar district. The road was blocked at Choumuhani of the Juri-Baralekha Regional Highway. Meanwhile, Environment, Forest and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin MP came to Juri to participate in various programs as part of government programs. The ...

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Farmer ‘beaten to death’ in Dharmapasha

Dharmapasha (Sunamganj) Correspondent : A farmer was beaten to death allegedly by his neighbour at Dharmapasha upazila in Sunamganj district on Wednesday. The victim was Saiful Islam, 52, son of late Sujan Ali, a resident of Naodhar village in the upazila. Police said Kashem along with his associates of the same area allegedly started punching Saiful this morning over a ...

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