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Siblings among four killed as bus hits CNG

Four people including two siblings were killed and five others critically injured when a passenger bus rammed a CNG-run autorickshaw at Andhiura in Madhabdi of Habiganj district on early Monday afternoon. Md Moinul Islam, officer-in-charge of Shayestaganj Highway Police Station, said the auto-rickshaw was going to Madhabpur Upazila Health Complex from Jagadishpur. Later, a bus coming from opposition hit the ...

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Two killed in crash with a parked car in Sylhet

Two people were killed as a truck crashed into another parked truck at Osmaninagar upazila of Sylhet on Sunday. The deceased were identified as Kamrul Islam, 50, of Golapganj, and Idris Ali, 42, of Khulna. They are truck driver and helper. Osmaninagar Police Station OC Shyamal Banik said a truck crashed into another parked truck in Dayamir area of the ...

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Trader killed as motorcycle hits tree in Moulvibazar

A young man has been killed in a road accident at Kamalganj upazila in Moulvibazar district. Deceased Taj Uddin, 25, was the son of Shamsu Miah of Chitlia village under Alinagar union in the upazila. Witnesses said a motorcycle carrying the youth hit hard a roadside tree in Jogibeel Chowmuhani area at a10:30pm on Friday, leaving him critically injured. He, ...

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Jhumon Das gets bail in digital security case

The High Court on Thursday granted interim bail for a year to Jhumon Das in a case filed against him under the Digital Security Act. A division bench of Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam and Justice KM Zahid Sarwar passed the order. On Tuesday, the High Court fixed Thursday for passing an order on the bail petition of Jhumon in the ...

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Order on Jhuman Das’ bail plea on Thursday

The High Court on Tuesday fixed Thursday for passing an order on the bail petition of Jhuman Das in a case filed under the Digital Security Act (DSA). A HC bench of Justice Mustafa Zaman Islam and Justice KM Zahid Sarwar fixed the date after hearing on the petition. Advocates ZI Khan Panna, Nahid Sultana and Ashraf Ali stood for ...

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Two sisters found dead on building rooftop in Sylhet

Police recovered the bodies of two sisters from the rooftop of a building at Majumdari area in Sylhet city on Tuesday morning. The deceased were identified as Rani Begum, 33, and Fatema Begum, 27, daughters of late Kalim Ullah of Konapara. Being informed, police recovered the bodies hanging from an iron rod on the roof of the building and sent ...

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Workshop on fact-checking, verification techniques of health journalism held in Sylhet

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication (BNNRC) organised a two-day-long workshop in Sylhet city on fact-checking and verification techniques of health journalism. The Asia Foundation-supported workshop took place during September 20-21. It aimed to enhance the capacity of journalists, working to create and publish objective, insightful and influential news on health management. It also wanted to encourage the journalists ...

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Transport workers withdraw strike in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : The indefinite bus strike that Sunamganj District Road Transport Workers’ Union enforced Sunday morning demanding an end to extortion from the bus drivers on Sylhet bypass road has been withdrawn. Nurul Haque, general secretary of the union said the strike was withdrawn in the afternoon. Deputy Commissioner of the district Md Jahangir Hossain and Additional Superintendent of ...

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Commuters suffer in Sunamganj’s sudden bus strike

Sunamganj Correspondent : District Transport Workers Union went on an indefinite bus strike on Sunday morning demanding an end to extortion from the bus drivers on Sylhet bypass road, causing immense sufferings to people. Nurul Haque, general secretary of Sunamganj District Transport Workers Union, said some extortionists have been realizing Tk 50 per bus on Sylhet bypass road from September ...

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Two of a family killed in Sylhet road accident

Two people of a family were killed and four others injured in a collision between a private car and a pickup van in Golapganj Upazila of the district today. The deceased were identified as Shafiq Uddin, 70, hailed from Beanibazar Upazila and his grandson Aryan, 01. Police said the accident occurred at around 11:30 am at Ranaping Fazilpur on Sylhet-Jockyganj ...

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