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BNP’s Sabir Ahmed wins polls to Nabiganj municipality for two consecutive terms

BNP nominated mayoral candidate Sabir Ahmed Chowdhury has won the elections to Nabiganj municipality of Habiganj for two consecutive terms. He defeated Awami League candidate Golam Rasul Rahel by 167 votes only in the elections held on Saturday. According to unofficial result, BNP candidate Sabir Ahmed secured 5,745 votes from 10 voting centres while AL’s Golam Rasul Rahel bagged 5, ...

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Traffic app launched for Sylhet metro area

The Traffic Department of Sylhet Metropolitan Police have introduced a traffic app named ‘Service Friendly Traffic Management System’ for the people of the metropolitan. SMP launched the experimental service to make traffic information that the city’s residents could use to navigate better across the city more accessible to them, including real time traffic updates, information on road accidents, and crime ...

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Mysterious fish ‘Mayurpankhi’ in Sylhet Market

‘Mayurpankhi’ fish caught by fisherman is now in the fish market of Sylhet. The fish is selling at Tk 1000 per kg. Three fish of giant marine species called ‘Mayurpankhi’ were displayed in the fair organised at Jalalbazar of Bandarbazar in Sylhet. Started on January 11, the fair was organised by the leaders of ‘Jalalbazar Fishermen’s Association’ on the occasion ...

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Covid brings Sylhet’s housing sector to grinding halt

Sylhet’s housing sector crisis began when the income of expatriates in Europe declined and third generation Bangladeshi expatriates lost interest in investing in the sector, according to businessmen A large real estate company, Royal Homes, has built a residential project named Royal City in the South Surma area of Sylhet. But, business at the firm has come to a standstill ...

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MC College rape: Charge sheet against 8 accepted

A Sylhet court has accepted the charge sheet submitted against eight persons including Chhatra League leader Saifur in a case filed over the gang-rape incident at MC College. Judge of Sylhet Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal Md Mohitul Islam passed the order accepting the charge sheet on Tuesday morning. Investigation Officer (IO) of Sylhet’s Murari Chand College rape case ...

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2 motorcyclists killed in Sylhet road crash

Two youths were killed after a truck hit their motorcycle in Fajilchishta area of Sylhet on Monday night. The deceased were identified as Lutfur Rahma, 24, hailing from Derai upazila of Sunamganj and Sajib, 20, from Bankala para of the same district. According to locals, the speedy truck hit the motorcycle while the youths were gossiping beside the road sitting ...

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College student stabbed dead in Habiganj

A college student was stabbed to death by some miscreants over previous enmity in Baniachong upazila of Habiganj on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Tanvir Ahmed, 20, was a student of a college in Habiganj town, son of Majid Mia of Boroiuri village of the upazila. Confirming the news, Md Emran Hossain, officer-in-charge of Baniachong Police Station, said ...

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SUST BBA Alumni Association Gets New Body

SUST Correspondent : Business Administration Alumni Association of the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology has formed a new executive committee comprising alumni of the Department of Business Administration. Chowdhury Muhammad Riazuzzaman, a student of the (4th batch), is the president, and Dr. Md. Ashraful Ferdous Chowdhury, (5th batch) was made the general secretary of the 31-member committee. The names ...

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One killed, 15 injured in Sunamganj jalmahal clash

A man was killed and 15 others were injured in clash over jalmahal in Sunamganj’s Dharampasha Upazila on Thursday evening. The deceased was identified a Shamacharan Barman, 45, a resident of Sunoi village in the upazila. Locals said two groups of Paikurati UP Matsyajibi Samity had been at loggerhead over Sunoi jalmahal for a long time. As sequel to it, ...

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28 more UK returnees put in quarantine in Sylhet

Twenty eight more UK returnees have been kept in institutional quarantine following the government’s rules after they landed at Sylhet’s Osmani International Airport from London. Earlier, the Biman flight (BG-202) carrying 34 passengers reached Sylhet airport at 9:20 am on Thursday from Heathrow Airport in London. Later, it departed Sylhet for Dhaka with the rest of the passengers. Confirming the ...

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