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2 die in Sunamganj’s lightening strike

Two people were killed in two separate lightening strikes in Chhatak and Dowarabazar upazilas on Thursday. The deceased were identified as Amir Ali, 45, hailed from Noarai village in Chhatak upazila and Md Ismail Hossain, 42, an inhabitant of Aruahai village in Dowarabazar upazila. Officer-in-Charge of Chhatak police station Md Mainul Jakir said Amir Ali was struck by a thunderbolt ...

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Lumpy skin disease kills around 300 cows in Sylhet’s Kanaighat upazila, farmers worried ahead of Eid-ul-Azha

Hundreds of cattle in Kanaighat upazila of Sylhet district have contracted lumpy skin disease — causing grave concern among farmers ahead of Eid-ul-Azha. Some 300 cows infected with lumpy skin disease have died in the upazila; cattle farmers and those who rear cows at home are facing huge losses as a result. Sources said, the viral disease has been noticed ...

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SCC Elections : EC swings into action, cancels Aftab Hossain candidacy

The Election Commission (EC) has canceled the candidature of Aftab Hossain Khan, the councilor candidate of Ward No 7 in the upcoming Sylhet City Corporation elections. Wednesday (June 14) EC Secretary. Jahangir Alam confirmed this information to reporters. Last Monday (June 12) EC Director (Public Relations) said. According to the press release signed by Shariful Alam, a complaint has been ...

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Ferdous engages in Sylhet City Election campaign

Ferdous, a popular actor in the Bengali film industry, has come to vote for the candidate of boat in the Sylhet City Corporation elections. It has added a different dimension to the poll campaign. He participated in the campaign of Awami League nominated candidate Anwaruzzaman Chowdhury in Taltala, Mirzajangal, Lamabazar and surrounding areas of the city on Wednesday (June 14) ...

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Heavy rain in Sylhet!

Sylhet is flooded once again after the rains of Jaishtha. Water overflows the roads and enters people’s homes and businesses. This is causing great suffering to the city dwellers. Today, Wednesday (June 14), Sylhet was submerged in heavy rain for several hours. It has been reported that due to heavy rain, the roads of various areas including Barutkhana, Hawapara, Rajargali, ...

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University student ‘stabbed dead’ in Sylhet

A university student was allegedly stabbed to death by unidentified miscreants in Sylhet’s Balaganj upazila on Monday afternoon. The deceased was Atiqur Rahman, 25, son of Ekhlasur Rahman, a resident of Bongaon village under Dewabazar union of the upazila. He was a student of North East University in Sylhet. According to police, some young men stabbed Atiqur in front of ...

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3 killed as truck falls into ditch being hit by another in Sylhet

Three people were killed after a truck hit another one standing on the road in Sylhet’s Osmani Nagar upazila early Monday. The accident happened at about 4:50am at Soargaon area on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway. The deceased could not be identified yet. According to Osmani Nagar Police Station SI Milton the driver and helper of a Sylhet-bound truck were repairing their ...

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Truck driver held over Sylhet road crash

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested the truck driver in connection with the road accident that left 15 construction workers dead in Sylhet on Wednesday (June 7). The driver Shafiqul Islam, 27, resident of Sherpur’s Moksedpur village, was arrested from Patuakhali district on Saturday. RAB-9 Media Officer and Senior Assistant Superintendent of Police Afsan-al-Alam informed this to media on Sunday in ...

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Shout if you can’t vote properly: CEC

  Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Habibul Awal has said the election commission (EC) will monitor Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) polls through CCTV, and if a voter is unable to vote properly, they should shout and the EC will take necessary actions. “We will monitor the situation at all polling centres of the Sylhet City Corporation polls from Dhaka through ...

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SCC Election : Arms drill, arrested 3

Sylhet Metropolitan Police has arrested 3 people in the Sylhet City Corporation election in front of the rival candidate’s house with weapons. Sylhet Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner of Police Sudeep Das confirmed the matter. The arrested are Atiqur Rahman (42), son of Mofizur Rahman of Noorani area of Bankalapara of the city. Zuber Ahmad (38) son of deceased Akram Ali ...

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