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Amra Muktijoddhar Sontan distributes winter clothes in Sylhet

Amra Muktijoddhar Sontan (Amus), an organization of freedom fighters’ children, today distributed winter clothes among the cold-stricken distressed people in the district with the help of its local units. Vice-Chancellor (VC) of Sylhet Agricultural University and heroic freedom fighter Professor. Md. Matiar Rahman Hawladar was present as the chief guest and handed over the blankets to the cold-stricken people at ...

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GK Gaus among 40 BNP men sent to jail in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : A Habignaj court has sent 40 leaders and activists, BNP Central Cooperative Affairs Secretary and Habiganj Municipality Mayor GK Gaus, to jail in case filed over clash with police. The District and Sessions Judge MLB Mezbah Uddin Ahmed sent the leaders and activists to jail after they were produced before the court at noon, said Advocate Manjur ...

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Sylhet WASA to be established soon: LGRD Minister

The government will establish Sylhet WASA very soon to resolve water and sewerage problems in the city, Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operative (LGRD) Minister Md Tazul Islam has said. The minister made the disclosure while addressing a virtual meeting Sunday (30 January) on setting up Water Supply and Sewerage Authority in the Sylhet City Corporation area (Sylhet WASA). “Sylhet ...

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BNP is involved in conspiracies, spreading propaganda: Hasan

Information and Broadcasting Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said on Friday that BNP is now involved with conspiracies and propaganda as it fears about its political future. “The world community praised Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina but BNP-Jamaat is not happy rather they are scared. Because, the people of the country are happy with this success of Sheikh Hasina, so they (BNP-Jamaat) ...

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SUST main gate reopens after 11 days

Protesters withdraw barricade from VC’s residence SUST Correspondent  : The main entrance gate of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) has been reopened after 11 days of closure. The protesting students withdrew their barricades from the university’s main gate on Wednesday night and opened the locked administration and academic buildings. They also remove barricades from the university VC Farid ...

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Five former SUST students released on bail

SUST Correspondent : Five former students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), who were arrested in a case filed by the university administration, were released after a court granted them bail on Wednesday. Sylhet’s Second Metropolitan Magistrate Court Judge Md Sumon Bhuiyan granted them bail after Jalalabad police produced them in court. Police did not file any remand ...

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Police attack on SUST students: Zafar Iqbal criticizes teachers for their role

SUST Correspondent : Eminent writer and former professor of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) Md Zafar Iqbal has expressed annoyance over the role of the university teachers during the police attack on protesting students. “It’s very discouraging when police attacked the students, the teachers didn’t come forward…they should’ve come forward to save them. Not a single teacher did ...

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SUST students break hunger strike at Jafar Iqbal’s request

SUST Correspondent : Over two dozen students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) who hadn’t eaten in seven days ended their hunger strike on Wednesday. The students embarked on fast-unto-death on the university campus on January 19, demanding the resignation of SUST Vice-Chancellor Farid Uddin Ahmed over police crackdown on their fellows. Around 10.20am on Wednesday, the students ...

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Protesting SUST students failed to get medical support

SUST Correspondent : The medical team from Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital has stopped providing services to the agitating students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST). The students said this during an emergency press briefing held around 2:30am on Tuesday. They also said all the mobile banking numbers of the present and former students of the university ...

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Two ex-students detained for ‘sending money to SUST protesters’

SUST Correspondent ■ The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Monday night detained two former students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) for sending money to the protesting students. The detained students  are Reza Noor Muin of the Architecture Department and Habibur Rahman of CSE of the university. Reza Noor was detained because he sent money to the demonstrating ...

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