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Missing Moulvibazar businessman found dead

The decomposed body of a businessman, who had been missing since Friday night, was found buried in Moulvibazar’s Kulaura upazila on Tuesday night. The deceased was identified as Abdul Munaf, 32. Confirming the news, Binay Bhushon, officer-in-charge (OC) of Kulaura Police Station, said Munaf went missing on Friday night while he was returning home from work, at Moly Plaza. Meanwhile, ...

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Man kills himself at court failing to reunite with wife, son

Habiganj Correspondent : A 32-year-old Hafizur Rahman stabbed himself to death at the court premises, failing to get his wife and eight-month-old son back. The incident took place at the Habiganj Judicial Magistrate’s Court on Monday following an order. Hafizur’s wife Bushra Begum, mother-in-law, and sister-in-laws appeared before the court with the couple’s child Arfin, in a case filed by ...

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Sylhet Mother and Child Hospital slapped with Tk6 lakh fine

A mobile court on Sunday fined Mother and Child Hospital of Sylhet Tk6 lakh for different irregularities. Executive Magistrate Akhtaruzzaman of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)–9 conducted the drive in the morning. Quoting Akhtaruzzaman said, Mother and Child Hospital was slapped with the fine for its unclean operation theatre, charging patients extra fees, and irregularities in operating intensive care unit (ICU). ...

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Series bomb blasts: Sylhet JMB leader gets life term

A Sylhet court on Sunday sentenced a leader of banned militant outfit Jamaatul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) to life term imprisonment in a case filed over a series of bomb blasts in Sylhet  in 2005. The convict is Mawlana Abdul Aziz alias Hanif, a local leader of JMB. Sylhet Additional Metropolitan Magistrate Court Judge Mominunessa delivered the verdict. Charges were framed in ...

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PM deserves all credit for overall development of Sunamganj: Mannan

Sunamganj Correspondent : Giving all credit to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for unleashing overall development of Sunamganj,Planning Minister MA Mannan today urged all to extend support to the government for continuing the development spree of this haor region. “Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her government have been able to turn many impossible things to possible over the last 12 years ...

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Ctg-bound Biman flight lands in Sylhet due to dense fog

A Chattogram-bound flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines from Dubai landed at Sylhet on Saturday morning due to dense fog. Wing Commander Farhad Hossain, manager of Shah Amanat International Airport, said the flight with 200 passengers landed at MAG Osmani International Airport in Sylhet around 8:30am. The flight, later, returned to Chattogram at 11am after the fog disappeared, he added. Meanwhile, ...

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5 brick kilns fined Tk8 lakh in Sylhet

Five brick kilns in Sylhet’s Beanibazar and Golapganj upazilas have been fined Tk8 lakh. A joint drive by Rab and the Department of Environment (DoE) slapped the fine on Thursday. Rab-9 deputy commander Major Md Shawkatul Monaem and DoE Sylhet office Director Mohammad Imran Hossain led the drive, Rab said in a press release on Friday. A research report by ...

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Prisoner dies in Sunamganj jail

An accused prisoner in a narcotics case died in Sunamganj district jail on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Babul Biswas, 35, son of Anandya Biswas of Joykolos village in Dakkhin Sunamganj upazila. He was sent to jail on May 18 in a narcotics case. AK Azad, supervisor of Sunamganj jail, said that Babul felt chest pain around 8:15 ...

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40 injured as Habiganj villagers clash

At least thirty people, including women and children, were injured in a clash between two rival groups over a piece of land at Bharpurni village in Lakhai upazila of Habiganj district on Friday morning. Quoting locals, police said that there had been a long standing dispute between Aziz Mia and Akram Ali of Bharpurni village over possession of a piece ...

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Bus-auto rickshaw collision kills eight in Habiganj

At least eight people were killed and 10 injured in a head-on collision between a bus and an auto-rickshaw in Nabiganj upzaila of Habiganj. The accident happened on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Satahail area of the upazila around 4:45pm on Monday. The deceased are two-year-old Maria Akhter and her mother Samirun Begum (30), Halima Begum (26), Antar Miah (21), Liza Akhter ...

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