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Dhaka’s rail link with Sylhet, Ctg, Noakhali restored after 14 hours

Rail connectivity of Chattogram, Sylhet, Noakhali with Dhaka has been restored after a 14-hour suspension following the derailment of a freight train in Brahmanbaria, a key point on the routes. The freight train that got derailed left Brahmanbaria for Dhaka at 10:30pm on Sunday, returning the train movement to normal. However, the container train has been instructed to go to ...

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14 injured in BNP-police clash in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : At least 14 people, including seven BNP men, five police personnel, were injured during a clash between the party activists and law enforcers in Sunamganj on Sunday morning. Nurul Islam Nurul, general secretary of Sunamganj district unit BNP, alleged that leaders and activists of BNP and its affiliated organisations brought out peaceful procession at Arefinnagar under Sunamganj municipality in ...

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Blank firing in Sylhet as BNP holds torch procession

Leaders and activists of Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) have brought out a torch procession in the Sylhet city on Saturday evening, in support of their nationwide hartal. However, the police dispersed them through blank firing. According to witnesses, the BNP men marched through the city from the Rang Mahal Tower point around 7:00 pm. At one stage, they dropped the ...

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10 hurt in BNP-police clash in Habiganj

At least 10 people have been injured in a clash between the activists of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) and police at Baniachong upazila in Habiganj district. The incident occurred at Ganinganj Bazar area at around 4:30 pm, Saturday. Meanwhile, police detained two BNP men, Mohibur Rahman and Muktadir Ahsan Shebul, in this regard. Eyewitnesses said the leaders and activists ...

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Public Engineering Day celebrated in Kulaura

Public Engineering Day and the foundation anniversary of Institution of Diploma Engineers Bangladesh (IDEB) were celebrated in Moulvibazar’s Kulaura on Thursday. A colorful rally and street meeting were held in the town in the afternoon. Kulaura upazila project officer Shimul Ali, public health engineer Mohammad Mohsin, IDEB upazila unit adviser Engineer Shahab Uddin, acting president Engineer Altaf Hossain, general secretary ...

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Human hauler torched in Sylhet

Miscreants set fire on a human hauler (leguna) in Sylhet city on Wednesday night, during the first day of the countrywide 48-hour blockade enforced by BNP-Jamaat and like-minded opposition parties. The incident took place at around 8.45pm at Dashpara area under Shah Poran Police Station in the city. According to witnesses, a group of 15-20 arsonists stopped the passenger carrying ...

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Police foil BNP procession in Sylhet

A chase and counter-chase happened between the BNP supporters and police after the opposition party brought out a torch procession just before announcing the polls schedule by the Election Commission in Sylhet city’s Jindabazar area on Wednesday evening. Police, however, detained three BNP men from the spot in this connection and used rubber bullets to bring the situation under control. ...

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Man crushed under train in Shaistaganj 

Habiganj Correspondent : A man was crushed under the wheels of a train at Qutub Chowk area at Shaistaganj upazila in Habiganj district on Wednesday morning. The deceased was identified as Binay Pal, 35, son of Birendra Pal of Bara Sakua village under Nabiganj upazila of the district. In-charge of Shaistaganj Railway Police Outpost sub-inspector (SI) Mir Sabbir Ali said, ...

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Biman’s statement regarding offloading of 45 passengers from Canada-bound flight

Officials in-charge of the Sylhet station of the airline reviewed the travel information of the passengers and found that 45 passengers were traveling to Canada to attend a wedding on the invitation of the same person, raising suspicions. The documents of the passenger were sent from Sylhet station to the Passport Control Unit (PCU) at Dhaka for immediate review. When ...

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Man killed in Sunamganj road crash

A man was killed in a road accident on the Sunamganj-Sylhet highway at Sadar upazila in Sunamganj district on Monday morning. The deceased was identified as Md Moinuddin, 40, son of Shafiqul Islam, a resident of Amritshree village under Gourarang union in the upazila. He was a superintendent of a local Dakhil Madrasah. According to locals, Moinudding was heading towards ...

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