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PM Sheikh Hasina to start polls campaign from Sylhet on Dec 20

Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will kick off her election campaign on December 20 through visits to the mazars of saints Shahjalal and Shah Paran in Sylhet. According to the party and PMO sources, on December 20 morning, she will go to Sylhet. The Awami League chief will then do ziarat of Hazrat Shahjalal’s mazar followed by ...

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Three held with 12-kg hemp in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : Police in a drive arrested three alleged drug peddlers with 12 kilograms of hemp from Baniachang Upazila of Habiganj district on Friday morning. The arrestees were identified as Syed Ali, 49, hailed from Sadar Upazila, Sidur Rahman, 32, an inhabitant of Habiganj municipality area and Azim Ullah, 21, resident of Chunarughat Upazila. Officer-in-Charge of Baniachang police station ...

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Habiganj road mishap leaves three dead

Habiganj Correspondent : Three passengers of a CNG-powered auto-rickshaw were killed when they were hit by a pickup van in Habiganj’s Chunarughat upazila on Thursday. The accident happened in the afternoon in Chanbhanga area of the upazila. The deceased were Tanim, 25, a resident of Durgapur village of the upazila, Tamanna Akter, 20, of Ramshree village and Sufia Khatun, 45, ...

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Dismembered body recovered from MC College Hostel premises

Police recovered the dismembered body of a man from the MC College hostel premises in Sylhet on Tuesday night. Police found the body parts in two separate bags at 10:00 pm on Tuesday. The identity of the deceased is yet to be ascertained. Azhahar Ali Sheikh, deputy commissioner of Sylhet Metropolitan Police, said being imformed by locals, police retrieved two ...

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Covered van set afire in Sylhet

Miscreants set a covered van on fire on Sylhet-Zakiganj road at Maizbhag in Golapganj upazila of Sylhet district early Tuesday, during the countrywide 36-hour blockade enforced by BNP and like-minded parties. Quoting the driver of the covered van, Md Alamgir, police said that six masked people on motorbikes intercepted the covered van around 12:15 am while heading towards Lalabazar from ...

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Habiganj BNP-police clash : 90 BNP men sued

Police have filed a case against about 90 activists of BNP in connection with a clash between police at Shaestanagar in Habiganj town. Habiganj Sadar Police Station sub-inspector Joy Pal filed the case as the plaintiff on Monday night under the Police Assault and Explosives Act. In the case, the names of 46 people have been mentioned with Syed Mushfiq ...

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Habiganj admin sets limits on onions purchase by retailers and consumers

Habiganj Correspondent : To keep the price of onion stable, the local administration of Habiganj district on Monday fixed purchase limit for onion traders and consumers. The decision was taken at a meeting over keeping the price of essentials including onion stable at the local market. The retail traders should not purchase more than two sacks of onion while the ...

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Two journos among 25 injured in Habiganj BNP-police clash

At least 25 people, including two journalists, were injured in a clash between police and BNP activists during the party’s human chain programme in Sayestanagar of Habiganj upazila on Sunday marking International Human Rights day. The bullet-injured victims included two journalists—My TV correspondent Niranjan Goswami and Desh TV correspondent Amir Hamza. They have been sent to private hospitals in Habiganj. ...

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New oil reserve found in Sylhet-10 w

Oil reserves have been discovered in the first layer of Sylhet-10 well which can produce 500-600 barrels oil per day, said State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid on Sunday. Apart from this, new gas was found in three layers of that well. The drilling of this well started two months ago. The minister gave these information ...

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Gold worth Tk 35cr recovered at Sylhet airport

Customs intelligence in a drive recovered around 34kg gold, worth around Tk 35 crore, from an aircraft of Biman Bangladesh Airlines at Sylhet MAG Osmani International Airport on Friday morning. Four people have, so far, been detained for interrogation in this connection. Osmani Airport Customs Assistant Commissioner Sajedul Karim said acting on a tip-off National Security Intelligence, Customs and Excise ...

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