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Beanibazar panel mayor dies of Covid-19

Sylhet Office : Roshna Begum, a panel mayor of Sylhet’s Beanibazar municipality died from coronavirus infections at a hospital in Sylhet on Friday night. Roshna, a councilor of reserved ward no 3, breathed her last at Mount Adora Hospital around 10:00 am while undergoing treatment. Beanibazar Municipality Mayor Abdus Shukkur confirmed this information to media. Before being infected with the ...

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Tea export sees strong growth amid pandemicsitename%%

The coronavirus pandemic has not negatively affected tea export, which more than doubled in the first seven months of 2020 compared to that in the previous two years. Meanwhile, the tea industry has started to turn around after getting over the shock of the virus. Tea sales have started picking up in the domestic market. After being closed for a ...

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SUST female student commits suicide

SUST Correspondent : A female student of the department of Bangla of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology reportedly committed suicide at Mogratia Katli area in Challisha union in Netrokona on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Torabi Binte Haque, daughter of Mahfuzul Haque, hailing from the area. Md Tajul Islam, officer-in-charge (OC) of Netrokona Model Police Station, said ...

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Tourist goes missing in Jaflong

A tourist has gone missing while taking a bath at the Zero Point area at Jaflong in Sylhet on Tuesday afternoon. The missing tourist is Jubayer Ahmed, son of Judge Miah of Lamkain area under Gafargaon upazila in Mymensingh. Meanwhile, members of the police, BGB, and fire service divers rushed to the spot after receiving the news. Gowainghat Police Station ...

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Boat capsize in Habiganj: Bodies of father, son recovered from haor

Habignj Correspondent : The bodies of a man and his son were recovered from Panchkerir haor on Wednesday morning after a boat capsized in Baniachong upazila of Habiganj on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Ali Nur, 38 and his son Khokon, 7, hailing from Shibpasha Hukra village of Ajmiriganj upazila. According to locals, the boat carrying 5-7 passengers ...

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Man accused in 12 cases killed in Sylhet ‘gunfight’

Sylhet Office : A suspected drug peddler was killed in a reported gunfight with police at Ajoa village of Sultanpur union under Zakiganj upazila of Sylhet early Monday. The deceased was identified as Munna Ahmed, 35. Confirming the news, Zakiganj police station’s officer-in-charge Mir Md Abdun Naser said Munna was accused in 12 drug cases filed with different police stations.

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Engineer killed as bus hits motorcycle in Sylhet

Sylhet Office  :  An engineer at Asia’s largest Shahjalal Fertilizer Factory, was killed after a passenger bus hit his motorcycle in Mirzapur area under Fenchuganj upazila of Sylhet on Sunday noon. The deceased was identified as Shahidul Islam, 40. Mizanur Rahman, team leader of Fenchuganj Fire Service and Civil Defence, said that the Syleh-bound passenger bus hit the motorcycle on ...

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Sylhet confirms 76 fresh Covid-19 cases on Eid Day

A total of 76 people were diagnosed with Covid-19 in Sylhet division on Saturday. With the latest development, the number of infected people in the division reached 7,992. Dr Himangshu Lal Roy, deputy director of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital, said 57 people tested positive at MOMCH while the rest 19 at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology on ...

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SUST teacher, husband held for torturing ‘domestic help’

SUST Correspondent : Police arrested a female teacher of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) and her husband on Thursday night for allegedly torturing their domestic help . The arrestees were identified as Sabina Yeasmin, assistant professor of the Department of the Public Administration and her husband Shohagh. Selim Mia, officer-in-charge of Kotwali Police Station, said getting complaint, a ...

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5 killed in Sylhet road crash

Sylhet Office : Five people were killed and another injured after a bus hit a private car on Dhaka-Sylhet highway at Boraya Chanpur in Osmaninagar upazila on Friday morning. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. The accident took place around 5:30am when a Cumilla-bound bus of ‘Cumilla Transport’ hit the Sylhet-bound private car, leaving five people ...

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