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Set alight by husband, woman dies from burns

Moulvibazar Correspondent : A 20-year-old woman, who was allegedly set on fire by her husband, died at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital Wednesday night. She was admitted to the hospital with burns on 60 percent of her body. Her family alleged that she was attacked in sleep by her husband in Moulvibazar’s Barlekha upazila on July 4. Faizul Islam, ...

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Woman gang raped in Sylhet tea estate; 4 arrested

Sylhet Office : Police on Wednesday arrested four people in Sylhet for allegedly gang raping a 25-year-old woman in a tea estate. The arrestees have been identified as Jamed Ahmed alias Jabed, 38, Moshahid Ahmed, 28, Faisal Ahmed, 22, and Russel Ahmed, 24. Additional Deputy Commissioner (Media and Community Services) of Sylhet Metropolitan Police BM Ashraf Ullah Taher said the ...

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Supreme Court lawyer Kaniz Rabbani dies of Covid-19

Sunamganj Correspondent : Kaniz Rehnuma Rabbani, a Supreme Court lawyer, died from Coronavirus infections at a hospital in Sylhet early hours of Wednesday. Kaniz, 35, daughter of former Member of Parliament and Public prosecutor (PP) Shamsunnahar Begum (Shahana Rabbani) of Sunamganj, breathed her last at Sylhet Osmani Medical College and Hospital while undergoing treatment at 3:15am. Kaniz Rehnuma Rabbani joined ...

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Woman killed in Sylhet landslide

Sylhet Office : A woman was killed and her teenaged son was injured in an incident of landslide at Dakshin Surma in Sylhet on Tuesday morning. The deceased is Selina Begum, 35, wife of Babul Miah of Tilabari Fuldi in Lalabazar union under Dakshin Surma upazila and the injured is her son Tanvir Ahmad, 14, police said. Selina and Tanvir ...

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Blind Monu Miah’s dream comes true for Ashrayan Project

Elderly Monu Miah, a blind since the age of twelve due to typhoid, became homeless just after the independence as the mighty Meghna devoured his home in Chandpur district. Monu Miah had to lead a miserable life along with six other family members after losing his home. He used to stay on streets and beg to ensure food for his ...

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Sylhet division record 602 Covid cases recorded in a single day

At least 602 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the Sylhet division in 24 hours till this morning, breaking previous records. The infection rate in the division currently stands at 41.92 percent. Before this, the highest number of infections in a single day was 442, recorded on July 9. Sylhet Divisional Director of Health Dr Sultana Razea confirmed the information ...

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Govt ensuring all civic facilities for rehabilitated families under ‘Ashrayan Project’

Moulvibazar, July 10 : Step by step, the government is ensuring all sorts of civic facilities for the rehabilitated families under the ‘Ashrayan Project’. Talking to BSS, Deputy Project Director of the Ashrayan-2 Mohammed Jahedur Rahman said the government is working relentlessly to ensure quality homes for the homeless people under the ‘Ashrayan Project’. Under the Ashrayan project, a total ...

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Record 55.41% Covid-19 positivity rate reported in Sylhet division in single day

Sylhet division saw 55.41 percent Covid-19 positivity rate in 24 hours till this morning, breaking all previous records. At least 394 tested positive out of 711 samples. Sylhet Divisional Director of Health Dr Sultana Razea confirmed this information in the daily divisional statistical report on Covid-19. Meanwhile, six persons died of Covid-19 while 533 patients are undergoing treatment at different ...

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3 Nigerians detained from Sylhet border with dollars, rupees

Sylhet Office : A team of Detective Branch (DB) of police on Thursday morning detained three Nigeria citizens, including a child, from Tamabil Land Port along Sylhet border. A laptop, nine mobile phone sets, three passports, a driving liscense, a Nijerian NID cars some dollars and 280 Indian rupees were seized from their possessions. Confirming the matter, Gowainghat Police Station ...

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Sylhet record 9 deaths from Covid patients in 24 hrs

Sylhet Office : The Sylhet Division has recorded nine deaths from COVID-19, the highest since the start of the pandemic, and logged 362 new cases of the disease in the 24 hours to Wednesday morning. Seven of the dead were from the Sylhet district, while the other two were from Moulvibazar and Sunamganj, said Sultana Razia, the division director for ...

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