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Langra Babul arrested in Baralekha

The police have arrested the notorious dacoit Babul Ahmed alias Babul Dakat alias Langra Babul in Baralekha upazila of Moulvibazar. On Monday (May 1) at around 3:30 pm, Baralekha police station SI Zaheed Ahmad conducted a raid with the force and arrested Babul Dakat. Accused Babul Dakat was arrested by the police from his house. According to the police, the ...

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85% Boro paddy harvested in Sunamganj Haor

85 percent of Sunamganj’s boro paddy harvest has been completed, said the Agriculture Department. According to the sources of agriculture department, bumper yield of boro rice has been achieved in 154 haors in 12 upazilas of the district in the current season. Paddy harvesting started on April 7 and till today, April 30, it is almost the end of harvesting. ...

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Despite BNP`s stance, Sylhet Mayor Arif to contest in city polls

Despite the BNP declaring it would not contest city polls, Sylhet Mayor Ariful Haque Choudhury, a BNP candidate, has said he will take part in the city corporation elections, but in a “different context”. “I will clarify the context in which I will be a candidate for the Sylhet city election during the rally slated for 20 May,” said the ...

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Four gamblers held in Moulvibazar

Four gamblers have been arrested from Kamalganj upazila of Moulvibazar district. The arrested are Md Delwar Hossain, 28, Ojir Mia, 52, Jahir Mia, 35, and Borhan Uddin, 35. Acting on a tip-off, a team of Detective Branch of Police conducted a driver in Kauargola village on Monday midnight and arrested the three gamblers. A case has been filed with Kamalganj ...

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Attacks and vandalism in various restaurants in Sylhet

There have been reports of attacks and vandalism in various restaurants in Sylhet on the Great May Day. The incident took place at Kazitula and Sobhanighat areas of the city around nine o’clock on Monday morning. It is known that all restaurants in the city are closed on May Day. However, this attack was carried out when Taj Restaurant and ...

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Indefinite bus strike in Sunamganj from May 4

District Bus, Minibus, Coach and Microbus Workers Union on Sunday called an indefinite strike in Sunamganj district from May 4 to press home their three-point demand including stopping extortion. President of the District Bus, Minibus, Coach and Microbus Workers Union, Nurul Haque came up with the announcement while speaking at a press briefing held at Mallikpur New Bus Stand area. ...

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Train services from Ctg, Sylhet to Dhaka resumes after 9 hrs

Train communication of Dhaka with Chattogram and Sylhet (up line) resumed at 8pm on Saturday night after around nine hours. As the rail tracks got bent due to severe heat in Brahmanbaria, the communication has been suspended since 10:30am Mehedhi Hasan Md Tarek, executive engineer of Akhaura Railway, said the train communication of Dhaka with Chattogram and Sylhet (up line) ...

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Action if anyone tries to deteriorate law and order before election: IGP

Inspector General of Police Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun on Saturday warned that any attempt to deteriorate the law and order situation before the national elections in Bangladesh would be dealt with an iron hand. He came up with the remark while exchanging views with journalists at Sylhet Police lines in the city on Saturday noon, reports UNB. The IGP said that ...

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Woman crushed under train in Moulvibazar

A woman was crushed under the wheels of a train at Kamalganj upazila in Moulvibazar district on Saturday morning. The dead was Swarna Deb, 30, daughter of late Satish Deb, a resident of Gopalnagar village under Kamalganj municipality. According to locals, a Dhaka-bound train Kalni Express train hit the woman while she was crossing the rail line in Gopalnagar Rail ...

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Police is ready to follow EC’s instructions during city polls: IGP

Inspector General of Police (IGP) Chowdhury Abdullah Al-Mamun said Bangladesh Police is ready to follow instructions of the Election Commission (EC) to make the upcoming city elections free and fair. “Police do not see any challenge centering elections to five city corporations. But, the police are prepared to deal with any situation during the polls,” he told reporters after visiting ...

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