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Tagore’s 154th birth anniversary observed in Sylhet

The 154th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore was observed in Sylhet city yesterday paying due respect to the great poet of Bengali literature. Jatiya Rabindra Sangeet Sammelan Parishad, Barisal unit, organised a day long programme on Sylhet Central Shohid Miner premises in the city yesterday morning. Poet Tusher kor inaugurated the programme as chief guest. The programme was addressed, among ...

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Juicy litchi starts appearing in Sylhet markets

With ten more days to appear the Bangla month of Joistha, commonly known as ‘Modhumash’ (honey month), the juicy fruit litchi has started appearing in the local markets of the region including Sylhet city in limited scale like the previous years. But due to its less quantity, the present price is beyond purchasing capacity of the commoners. Side by side ...

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Men killed in road mishap

A rickshaw polar was killed and two other were injured in a road accident on Sylhet-Sunamganj highway at Amberkhana area in the city on Friday. The deceased was identified as Direndra Babu, 45, son of late Dulak Babu of Bidigram village of Jagannathpur upazila under Sunamganj district. Witnesses and police sources said, a stone loaded truck ran a rickshaw over ...

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College student ‘commits suicide’ in Sylhet

A college student allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself with a ceiling fan in Akhalia Hawlader Para area of the city on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Hassan Ahmed, 21, son of Abdul Karim, a resident of Kazirgoan village in Bishwanath upazila and a student of the Sociology Department of Sylhet MC College. Police said Hassan committed suicide ...

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One held with 77 Pieces of Yaba in Sylhet

RAB arrested an alleged drug peddler along with 77 Pieces Yaba from Kodomtoly on the Dakshin Surma on Wednesday Night. The arrestee was identified as Mizanur Rahman, son of Abdul Hamid, a resident of Solman pur area in Chatak upazila of Sunamgong district. RAB said on a tip-off, a team of RAB conducted a drive in the area and intercepted ...

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Man in Sylhet found dead

The hanging body of a drug company’s employee was recovered on Wednesday from Pathantula area in the city. The deceased was identified as Atikur Rahman, 38, son of Azam Uddin, hailed from Kurigram district. Airport Police sources said, on information, they recovered the hanging body of Atikur. The body was hanging from ceiling fan of the man’s room around 2:30pm. ...

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Mobile banking gaining popularity in Sylhet

Various payments through mobile banking is gaining popularity in Bangladesh Including Sylhet area as more organisations from grocery shop to hospital to airlines to utility service providers are accepting mobile payment for its easy, convenient and hassle free nature. Industry insiders said though sending and receiving money is still dominating the overall mobile money transaction, the mobile financial service providers ...

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Teachers training workshop held

A Two day Long workshop on` teachers training ‘was held at Captain Academy Conference Room on Monday. It was jointly organized by EHDS and U.S Embassy . EHDS Chair parson presided over the programme while ADC AZM Nurul Huque inaugurated the workshop as Chief Guest. Cristina Tores,Magi Ispiono,Calcy Ivean and Natasha Abdullah was the Facilitator at the workshop. The Workshop ...

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District community report published in Sylhet

The district community report of ‘Population and Housing Census 2011’ was published in a programme held at DC conference room of Sylhet deputy commissioner’s office Thursday. Sylhet district statistics office organised the programme while Sylhet deputy commissioner MD Shohidul Islam presided over it. ADC Sebera Akter and deputy director of Gazipur statistic office SM Anisujjaman among others addressed the meeting. ...

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Intl Day of Midwife observed in Sylhet

International Day of the Midwife was observed in the Sylhet like elsewhere in the globe in a befitting manner as part of an ongoing campaign to highlight the needs for midwives. This year’s theme of the day is “The World Needs Midwives Today More Than Ever”. Marking the day, organizers arranged workshop, seminars, concert, singing contest, karaoke, rally, street parade, ...

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