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Oxygen plant to be set up at Sylhet OMCH

Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital will be turned into a 2000-bed one from 900-bed and a medical oxygen plant be set up at the hospital to handle the growing number Covid-19 patients in the district. The oxygen plant will have the capacity to supply 10,000 liters of oxygen. The decisions were taken on Sunday at a virtual meeting of the ...

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Woman gang-raped in Sylhet, 4 held

Police have arrested four youths in connection with the gang-rape of a woman in Sylhet’s Golapganj upazila. According to the police, the rape survivor had a romantic relationship with one of the accused, Abdul Hakim. On Saturday, her boyfriend called her out to Muradpur market to visit him. He took her deep inside the forest in Chororagolla area at Golapganj’s ...

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SUST will take the semester final exam online

SUST Correspondent : The authorities of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology will take the semester final exam online, which has been stuck for a long time due to the COVID situation. Through this, the students of the university will be freed from the long session jam. At a meeting of the Academic Council held at 10 am on Thursday ...

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Chinese worker’s death: Wife files murder complaint against colleague in Sylhet

Two days after a Chinese national was allegedly stabbed to death in Sylhet, her wife has lodged a police complaint formally accusing his colleague of the crime. Wang Qiu, the wife of Wei Wentao, filed the complaint at Sylhet Kotwali Police Station against her husband’s colleague Sun Xion, also a Chinese national, in the morning, a day after arriving here ...

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Hefazat leader Mufti Farooq arrested in Sylhet

Hefazat-e-Islam leader Mufti Farooq Ahmed was arrested Tuesday evening in a case filed over attack and vandalism in Jamserpur and Dhalipara village in Rampasha union of Sylhet’s Bishwanath upazila during the group’s strike. He was arrested from Bishwanath-Osmaninagar upazila border area during a police raid led by Bishwanath Police Inspector Roma Prasad Chakraborty, Sub-Inspector Nur Hossain and Aftabuzzaman. He had ...

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Human chain held in Moulvibazar protesting Israeli attack on Palestinians

A human chain was held at Sreemangal upazila in Moulvibazar district on Wednesday morning protesting Israeli attack on the Al-Aqsa mosque compound and Palestinians. Bangladesh Muslim Jubo Oikya Parishad’s Sreemangal unit organised the human chain at Chowmuhana Chattar where people from all walks of life participated. Speakers said Israel has viciously attacked the worshipers of Palestine. Even after such a ...

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Chinese engineer killed in Sylhet by compatriot

A Chinese engineer was stabbed to death by his compatriot colleague at their rented house in Sylhet on Tuesday morning. The deceased is Wentao Wei, 48, an engineer of Kumargaon Power Plant in the divisional city, police said. The police said that 12 Chinese nationals, all of who are electrical engineer and employed at the KPP, have been living at ...

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Unidentified woman’s body recovered in Sreemangal

Police recovered the body of an unidentified woman from under a bridge at Sreemangal upazila in Moulvibazar district on Tuesday morning. Locals spotted the body under Udnar Bridge at Huglia Bazar this morning and informed police. Sreemangal Police Station officer in-charge (OC) Md Abdul Saleque said police recovered the body and sent it to Moulvibazar Sadar Hospital morgue. Police suspect ...

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Sylhet Shishu Park: 15 years spent in naming

To resolve all complications, SCC has finally decided to name the park as ‘Jananetri Sheikh Hasina Shishu Park’ A children’s amusement park in Sylhet city is yet to be inaugurated even 15 years after the project was initiated only because of a difference of opinion over naming the park, which has long deprived children of healthy amusement. In 2006, during ...

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Mother, son killed in Sylhet road crash

A woman and her two-year-old son died in a head-on collision between a private car and a bus on Dhaka-Sylhet Highway in Sylhet on Sunday. Five others were injured in the accident. Police identified the deceased as Beauty Roy, wife of Gopesh Roy of Nabiganj upazila in Habiganj, and her son Rupak Roy. The accident occurred at Satmail around 1:30pm ...

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