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Two killed in Sylhet road accident

Two people were killed as a Sylhet-bound microbus plunged into a roadside ditch on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway near Osmani Nagar in Sylhet on Sunday. The deceased were Marzan Ahmed, 32, the microbus driver, of South Surma upazila, and Syed Lutfur Rahman, 45, passenger of the microbus, of Brahmanbaria. The accident occurred at about 5:00am as the driver of the microbus ...

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2 die as bus plunges into ditch in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : Two people died and four others were injured as a passenger bus plunged into a ditch in Shantiganj upazila of the district this morning. The deceased were identified as Tipu Mia, 35, and Rupa, 10. They were the residents at Alinagar village in Dirai upazila. Officer-in-Charge of Shantiganj police station Md Khaled Chowdhury said the accident occurred ...

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Girl raped by cousin brother, accused arrested in Juri

Juri (Moulvibazar) Correspondent : The police arrested businessman Masuk Mia (48) on the charge of raping his cousin in Juri of Moulvibazar on Thursday . Juri Thana Police arrested him from his house in a raid led by Sub Inspector (SI) Khairul Alam Badal on Thursday late night. The victim’s brother Anwar Hossain has filed a case at Juri Police ...

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Four arrested allegedly for kidnapping businessman for ransom in Sylhet

Police arrested four people for realising Tk 185,000 from an apparel businessman after he was abducted on 7 October. Though police produced the arrestees with a remand prayer before a court on Tuesday, it sent them to jail fixing Wednesday for the hearing in this connection. Md Kamrul Islam, officer-in-charge of South Surma police station, confirmed the matter. Police had ...

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Lightning strike kills farmer in Sylhet

A farmer was killed in a lightning strike at Companiganj upazila in Sylhet district on Tuesday morning. The dead was Badrul Alam Badil, 35, son of Watir Ali , a resident of Chikdahar village under Islampur Pashchim union. According to local sources, Badrul Alam was fishing in Matia Tila area in morning. At that time, a lighting struck on him, ...

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Fishermen killed in Habiganj lightning strike

Habiganj Correspondent : A fisherman was killed in a thunderbolt at Ajmiriganj upazila in Habiganj district on Monday. The deceased was Taus Miah, 45, son of late Ali Miah, a resident of Mahtabpur village in the upazila. Locals said a flash of lightning struck Taus this morning when he was fishing in the haor nearby the house. He was rescued ...

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Mannan: Flyover construction in Sunamganj haor to start in November

Flyover construction in Sunamganj haor area will start in November this year, Planning Minister MA Mannan has said. The Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) will implement the project worth Tk3,490 crore – aiming to connect Sunamganj’s Bishwamvarpur, Tahirpur, Jamalganj, Dharmapasha upazilas with  Netrakona. The project will be funded by the Ministry of Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives. MA Mannan ...

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We don’t need any external advices for Bangladesh: Momen

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said Bangladesh does not seek any suggestions from outside noting that Bangladesh is a nation which gave blood to establish democracy and justice ensuring people’s rights. “I would say – let them (foreign critics) see their own faces in the mirror first before talking about others. We don’t want that much suggestion,” he said ...

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Lightning strike kills youth in Sylhet

A young man was killed in a lightning strike at Zakiganj upazila in Sylhet district on Saturday morning. The deceased was Kamrul Islam, son of late Alai Mia, a resident of Darga Baharpur village under Manikpur union. According to local sources, Kamrul Islam was fishing in a pond in the rain. At that time, a lightning struck on him, leaving ...

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Two girls drown in Sunamganj

Two girls drowned in a haor at Shantiganj upazila in Sunamganj district on Friday afternoon. The deceased were Fahima Begum, 7, daughter of Borhan Uddin, and Faiza, 7, daughter of Lal Miah, residents of Hasarchar village under Patharia union. According to local sources, Fahima and Faiza drowned in Sanghai haor while playing near the water. Later, locals recovered their bodies ...

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