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Those who commit cyber crimes staying abroad will be tried’

The government will take action against those who have been spreading propaganda against the country staying abroad, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal has said. “We’ve already sought necessary cooperation from the social media like Facebook and YouTube against the spreading of propaganda,” he also said. The Home Minister was talking to journalists after inaugurating the newly-built building of Juri Police ...

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Sylhet children’s hospital yet to start six years after inauguration

Finishing and upgrading the hospital to working condition as a children’s hospital has not begun due to lack of coordination between the Public Works Department and the Health Engineering Department Sylhet Shahid Shamsuddin Ahmed Hospital is yet to start serving children even six years after the prime minister had declared it a children’s hospital. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina inaugurated the ...

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Certificates distributed in Moulovibazar

The certificates and the crest of honour have been distributed among trainees who received training from Nittalaya in Kamalganj of Moulovibazar district. Nittalaya authorities organized a certificate giving program on the institute premises on Thursday morning. Kamalganj Municipality mayor Md Jewel Ahmed addressed in the program as the chief guest chaired by training institute’s music director Devbrota. Local councilor Golam ...

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SUST to reopen halls for students from Oct 25

Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) will reopen its residential halls for students in phases starting from October 25, nearly 18 months later. SUST Vice Chancellor Prof Farid Uddin Ahmed announced the date on Tuesday after the 167th Academic Council meeting of the university. According to the decision of the Academic Council, postgraduate students will be able to enter ...

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Firing along Myanmar border if necessary: FM Momen

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Tuesday said the government will take tougher steps to prevent illegal arms and drugs smuggling, and human trafficking along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border and warned of “firing shots”, if necessary. “There was a decision not to open fires along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border. But now, firing shots will be allowed (if necessary) to prevent illegal ...

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Handing over of Life Support Ambulances at Sylhet

At a ceremony held at the Sylhet Osmani Medical College and Hospital (SOMCH), Sylhet  on Tuesday (5 Oct) on behalf of the people and Government of India, High Commissioner Vikram K. Doraiswami handed over two Life Support Ambulances to the Sylhet Osmani Medcial College & Hospital and the Khadimpara 31-bed Hospital,  Sylhet Sadar. Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen graced the ...

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Lightning kills one in Sunamganj

Derai (Sunamganj) Correspondent : A man was killed and another injured by lightning strike at Derai upazila in Sunamganj district on Saturday morning. The deceased was identified as Md Hayatun Miah, 40, son of Mali Hossain of Kartikpur village under the upazila. gIt was learnt that thunderbolt struck Hayatun and Md Ishaq Miah while fishing in Kaliargota Haor at the ...

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Court accepts chargesheet against SI Akbar, 7 others in Raihan killing case

A Sylhet court accepted chargesheet against suspended Sub-Inspector (SI) Akbar Hossain Bhuiyan and seven others in a case filed over custodial death of Raihan Ahmed at Bandarbazar police outpost in Sylhet. The court also issued an arrest warrant against the fugitive accused journalist Abdullah Al Noman who is relative of cop Akbar Hossain. Sylhet Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court Judge ...

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Moulvibazar businessman arrested for slandering prime minister

Police in Moulvibazar’s Srimangal upazila have arrested a businessman for posting obscene writings and pictures slandering Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Facebook. Abdul Mumin, 40, was arrested from Notunbazar in the municipal town at 10:30pm on Tuesday. He is a betel leaf vendor in Natunbazar area and also an active member of Srimangal Business Owners’ Association. On March 26, Abdul ...

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Jhumon Das released from jail on bail

Jhumon Das of Sunamganj district who secured one year bail from the High Court in a case under the Digital Security Act, was released from jail Tuesday evening. Jhumon, who was arrested for criticising Hefajat-e-Islam leader Mamunul Huque on Facebook, was released from the Sunamganj District Jail at 6:20pm, said Jhumon Das’ lawyer Debangshu Shekhar Das. Coming out of the ...

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