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BAPEX hopes 7m cf gas per day from re-digging in Sylhet

Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company (BAPEX) hopes to get seven million cubic feet gas from an abandoned well of Biyanibazar gas field in Sylhet, as it started re-digging on Saturday. “We expect to get five to seven million cubic feet of gas per day from this Well No 1,” Managing Director of BAPEX Mohammad Ali told BSS over phone ...

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Wife hacked to death in Habiganj, husband arrested

Habiganj Correspondent : A woman named Rupiya Begum (45) was hacked to death with an ax by her husband Ranggu Mia (52) in Ritchie village of Habiganj Sadar Upazila. The incident took place on Wednesday around 7 pm. In this incident, the killer husband Ranggu Mia was arrested by the police. According to local sources, about 25 years ago, Rupiya ...

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Freedom fighter killed in Moulvibazar road mishap

A freedom fighter was killed in a road accident at Juri upazila in Moulvibazar district on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased was Jamir Ali, 70, a resident of Halgara village of the upazila. According to locals sources, Jamir Ali came out after prayers from Halgra Mosque at the Juri-Lathitila road area around 4:30 pm. At that time, a speeding motorcycle hit ...

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3 held with drugs in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Police arrested three people along with drugs from Kulaura upazila in Moulvibazar district on Monday night. The arrested are Zoton Tati, 26, and Ziten Karmaker, 25, hail from Sreemangal upazila of the district, and Abu Taher, hails from Cumilla district. A team of Kulaura Police Station counducted raids in Hazipur and Rautgaon areas and arrested the trio, ...

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Driver, helper killed in two trucks’ collision in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : A driver and his helper were killed in a head-on collision between two trucks on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Madhabpur upazila in Habiganj district early Monday. The deceased were driver Rubel Miah, 35, and his helper Ahad Miah, 30, hailed from Jashore district. Madhabpur Police Station sub-inspector Shuvo Dey said a stone-laden truck and a food-laden truck ...

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21 people died accidents in one month in Sylhet

Last August, 522 people were killed and 961 injured in 459 road accidents in the country, of which 21 people were killed in 19 accidents in Sylhet division. Among the dead are 64 women and 69 children. This information has been given in a circular issued by the Road Safety Foundation on Saturday. The report was also informed that Road ...

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Bangabandhu did everything to give Bangladesh a strong footing: FM Momen

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said that Father of The Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman did everything possible to place the country on a solid foundation. Momen said this while speaking as the chief guest at an award-giving ceremony organised by Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) at the Sylhet Zila Parishad Auditorium on Friday afternoon. “Under Bangabandhu’s leadership, Bangladesh received ...

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Three killed in Sylhet road crash

Three people were killed and three others injured in a head-on collision between a pick-up van and a CNG-run auto-rickshaw on Sylhet-Jakiganj road in Golapganj upazila of Sylhet on Saturday. The deceased were identified as Lutfur Rahman, 72, and his wife Joly Begum, 60, both residents of Golapganj upazila, and Yunus Mia, 28, of Jakiganj upazila. Lutfur Rahman, additional superintendent ...

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Make Prime Minister Stronger to Realize Bangabandhu’s Dream: FM Momen

SUST Correspondent : Foreign Minister A. K. Abdul Momen called on everyone to strengthen the hands of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to materialize Bangabandhu’s dream of building Sonar Bangla. Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman did everything for the nation that he had to do as the father of the nation. He said this at the opening ceremony for the expansion of ...

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One killed in Sunamganj lightning strike

Sunamganj Correspondent : A man was killed in a lightning strike at Sadar upazila in Sunamganj district on Friday morning. The dead was Fazar Ali, 42, a resident of Shafela village under Gourarang union. It was learnt that Fazar Ali was going to Fazilpur from his house in around 10 am. On the way, a lightning struck on him at ...

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