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Girl commits suicide Sylhet

Gowainghat Correspondent : A school girl committed suicide at Gowainghat upazila in Sylhet district on Thursday evening. Deceased was Nadiya Akter, 10, daughter of Shah Alalm Miah, a resident of Sonatila village of the upazila. She was a second grader of a local primary school. Locals said Nadiya committed suicide by hanging herself in her room as her mother left ...

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One electrocuted in Sunamganj

Snamganj Correspondent : A young man died from electrocution at Tahirpur upazila in Snamganj district on Thursday afternoon. The deceased was Abdullah, 21, son of late Kaiyum, a resident of Bnodhpur village of the upazila. It was learnt that Abdulla came in contact with a live electric wire while walking on the roof of a building at Bagli Bazar, leaving ...

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3 diagnostic centers sealed in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : Three diagnostic centers were sealed at Mdhyanagar upazila in Sunamganj district on Thursday afternoon due to irregularities. Of these, 2 diagnostic centers have been fined Tk 7000. Madhyanagar upazila nirbahi officer and executive magistrate Nahid Hasan Khan conducted a mobile court and sealed these. At that time, DG Lab of Upazila Sadar was fined Tk 2000 and ...

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1,788 families get food assistance in Sunamganj

Eastern Bank Limited (EBL) has come forward to support 1,788 flood-affected families in Sunamganj district. EBL provided ActionAid Bangladesh with Tk 2 million for this initiative. In its turn, ActionAid Bangladesh and its local implementing partner Voluntary Association for Rural Development (VARD) distributed relief packages to the flood-affected families at Dakshin Badhaghat Union of Bishwamvarpur Upazila on Aug 27 and ...

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Jhumon Das sued in DSA case for demeaning religion

Sunamganj Correspondent : A case has been filed against Jhumon Das with Sunamganj’s Sullahu Police Station under Digital Security Act (DSA), hours after of his detention over a Facebook post. Sumonur Rahman, a sub-inspector of the police station, lodged the case against Jhumon on Tuesday night for “demeaning religion through his Facebook post.” Police picked up Jhumon from his house ...

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College girl killed in Sylhet road crash

A college girl was killed in a road accident at Zakiganj in Sylhet district on Tuesday afternoon. The dead was Fatema Akter, 18, daughter of Abdus Sattar, a resident of Jalalabad village of the upazila. She was an eleventh grader of Lutfur Rahman School and College. It was learnt that a Sylhet-bound speeding bus from Jokiganj hit the girl in ...

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2 killed, 2 injured in Sunamganj lightning strike

Sunamganj Correspondent : Two fishermen were killed and two others injured in a lightning strike at Dharmapasha upazila in Sunamganj district on Tuesday. The deceased were Khokon Miah, 40, and Zilon Miah, 38, sons of late Monu Miah. They were residents of Bekhoijora village in the upazila. Locals said a lightning struck four fishermen when they went to fishing at ...

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Moulvibazar tea workers join works today

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Moulvibazar tea garden workers back to their work on Monday accepting the new daily wage of Tk 170 fixed by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. Fulchhora tea garden worker’s head Narayan Bakti said, “The workers resumed their work today full fledgedly. Sunday was their weekly holiday. So that, they could not join work yesterday. They all are happy ...

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Tea workers resume work spontaneously

The tea gardens across the country have come back to life as workers resumed their works on Sunday accepting the new daily wage of Tk 170 fixed by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. The tea workers joined their works one by one spontaneously this morning. The labourers at Bharaura, Bhurbhuria and Khaichhora gardens in Moulvibazar’s Sreemangal were looking happy at the ...

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House damaged by fire at Dharampasha

A house was gutted in a fire that broke out at Boulam village under Dharampasha upazila in Sunamganj early Saturday. Shakin Shah, owner of the house, said that a massive fire broke out in his ‘Bangla Ghor’ at about 3.30am. Being informed, two units of Fire Service rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control with assistance of ...

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