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Today’s lowest temperature recorded in Sreemangal

Sreemangal in Moulvibazar district has experienced today’s lowest temperature at 9.7 degrees Celsius, indicating a mild cold wave impacting several regions across Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) anticipates this cold wave to persist. The weather bulletin highlighted the contrasting temperatures across the country, with Sreemangal witnessing the lowest, while Cox’s Bazar reported the highest at 24.5°C. According to meteorological ...

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Pedestrian dies being hit by bus in Sunamganj

A pedestrian was killed after being run over by a speeding bus in Sunamganj’s Shantiganj upazila on Monday. The accident happened around 12 pm at Gagli village on the Sylhet-Derai regional highway under Joikalas union of the upazila. Deceased Abdun Noor, 55, was a resident of Gagli village. According to police and locals, a speeding passenger bus from Sylhet to ...

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10 held with 200 sacks of Indian sugar in Sunamganj

Police in a drive arrested 10 youths along with 200 sacks of Indian sugar at Madhyanagar upazila in Sunamganj district early Sunday. The arrested are– Md Jomir Hossain, 24, Atabur Rahman, 19, Anowar Hossain, 24, Ziaur Rahman, 24, Md Swadin Mia, 23,Abdur Razzak, 24, Ratan Mia, 28, Md Rubel Mia, 24, Paritosh Talukder, 19,  — residents of the upazila, and ...

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Child killed being crushed under easybike in Sunamganj

An 8-year-old child was killed after being crushed under the wheels of an easybike at Dharmapasha upazila in Sunamganj district on Saturday noon. The accident took place at around 12pm in Kurikahania village under Paikurati union of the upazila. The deceased was identified as Emon Mia, 8, son of Faruk Mia, a resident of the aforesaid village. According to locals, ...

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Ashok, Yahiya re-elected Sylhet bar president, secretary

Ashok Purkayastha and Golam Yahiya Chowdhury were re-elected president and general secretary respectively of the Sylhet District Lawyers’ Association for 2024. The bar association election commissioner, Md Abdur Rahman Chowdhury, announced the results of the polls at about 6:00am on Friday after completion of counting of the votes, the association sources said. The annual polls of the association continued without ...

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Man killed in Sunamganj clash

A man was killed in a clash with his neighbour over irrigating a land at Derai upazila in Sunamganj district on Friday morning. The deceased was identified as Faizun Nur, 55, son of late Abdul Hashim, a resident of Manikda village under Charnachar union of the upazila. Quoting locals, a member of Charnachar union parishad Helal Mia said an argument ...

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The new agriculture minister of the government is Mohammed Abdus Shahid of Moulvibazar

      After 53 years, the full minister got Moulvibazar-4 (Srimangal-Kamalganj) seat. MP Md. Abdus Shahid, who was elected seven times consecutively by getting 2 lakh 12 thousand 491 votes in Srimangal-Kamalganj constituency in the 12th National Parliament Election, took oath as the Minister of Agriculture on Thursday, January 11, at Ganabhaban. Moulvibazar-4 Constituency (Srimangal-Kamalganj) is flooded with joy ...

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Wetlands Require to Be Protected

Bangladesh, a riverine country, is covered by numerous wetlands such as rivers, beels, haors and baors. These wetlands play a crucial role in maintaining the environmental balance, supporting biodiversity, fostering agriculture, promoting fisheries and contributing to tourism. The Haor region is particularly significant as it serves as the primary source of natural freshwater fish. Notable examples of rich biodiversity are ...

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Farmer hacked to death in Habiganj

A farmer was reportedly hacked to death by miscreants in Habiganj’s Lakhai upazila on Thursday. The victim Budhlal Das, 42, was a resident of Helarkandi village under Bulla union of the upazila. According to police and locals, Budhlal Das went to a musical programme neighboring village of Barakandi on Wednesday night (January 10). On his way back from there early ...

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‘My role will remain the same as before’

Barrister Syed Sayedul Haque Sumon has said he will play the same role in the Parliament as the field. “My role will remain the same as before. Protesting against corruption, speaking up for oppressed people and realising Bangabandhu’s Sonar Bangla.” In an recent reaction after taking oath as an MP at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban on Wednesday, Barrister Sumon, who has ...

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