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Housewife commits suicide in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : A housewife committed suicide at Kamalganj upazila in Moulvibazar district on Saturday evening. The deceased was identified as Beuti Akter, 22, wife of Amir Miah, a resident of Kamudpur village under Alinagar union. Locals said Beuti Akter committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her bedroom on Saturday evening. The cause of the death ...

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Kailashtila to supply 20 mmcfd gas from May 10: Nasrul

Sylhet Gas Fields Limited (SGFL), a government-owned major gas company, is set to supply around 20 million cubic feet of gas per day (mmcfd) to the national grid from May 10. “With the government’s sincere efforts around 20 million cubic feet gas from Koilashtila gas field will be added to the national grid from May 10,” State Minister for Power, ...

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Woman crushed under train in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : An unidentified woman was killed after being run over by a train at Shayestaganj upazila in Habiganj district on Saturday morning. Locals said a woman was crushed under the wheels of a Sylhet-bound train ‘Surma Express’ at Lenjapara area around 5 am. Later, being informed, police recovered the body from the spot and sent it to hospital ...

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Body found in river in Sunamganj

Police have recovered the body of a 34-year-old man from a river in Sunamganj’s Dirai upazila. Police said that locals spotted the body of the man floating in the Lauajani river in Bhatipara union of the upazila on Thursday and informed them. Later, a team from the local police station fished out the body with the help of divers, a ...

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Fire at Sylhet hawkers’ market, crores of clothes gutted

Sylhet Office : Crores of clothes were gutted by a devastating fire that broke out at a hawker’s market at Laldighirpar in Sylhet city early Monday. The blaze originated at the market around 3:30 am. On information, 17 fire fighting units have brought the fire under control after two hours’ of frantic effort, said Mamun Parvez, duty officer of Sylhet ...

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Muhith laid to eternal rest beside parents

AMA Muhith, former Finance Minister, diplomat, Freedom Fighter and language veteran, was laid to rest beside his parents at family graveyard in Sylhet at 3pm on Sunday. Before burial, the last namaz-e-janaza for Muhith was held at Sylhet Government Alia Madrasa ground at 2:30 pm after Zuhr prayers. His body was kept on the central Shaheed Minar premise in Sylhet ...

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Sylhet dist AL declares 2-day mourning in honour of Muhith

Former Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, one of the organizers of Liberation War and Language Movement veteran, will be buried in Sylhet tomorrow. Sylhet district Awami League has declared two days of mourning in honour of Muhith. The decision was taken at an emergency meeting of the district and metropolitan Awami League at Hafiz Complex in the city this ...

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Chevron concludes community-based Jibika project

A closing event of the Jibika project, a collaboration between Chevron and BRAC, was held recently at BRAC Centre in Dhaka. Representatives of the Bangladesh government, BRAC, Chevron, BRAC USA, IDEA, IDE and Sharbik Gram Unnoyon Shomobay Shomiti Ltd were present on the occasion. The project has been operating since October 2015 in areas adjacent to Chevron-operated gas fields in ...

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Murder attempt on Zafar Iqbal: Prime accused Foyzul gets life term

SUST Correspondent : A Sylhet court has sentenced Foyzul Hasan, main accused in a case filed over the murder attempt on Prof Muhammed Zafar Iqbal at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, to life term imprisonment. He was fined Tk 20,000. Foyzul’s friend Shohag, another accused in the case, was jailed for four years. Sylhet Anti-Terrorism Special Tribunal’s Judge Muhammad ...

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150 dream houses awaiting inauguration in Baniachang

Baniachong (Habiganj) Correspondent : On the occasion of Mujib’s centenary awaiting inauguration in Baniachang, 150 dream houses of the third phase constructed under the project of providing land and houses to the landless and homeless i.e. “kha” class families of the country and Prime Minister’s Sheikh Hasina Upahar Asrayan Project. On next Tuesday , Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate ...

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