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Mother, daughter among 3 dead after bus rams auto-rickshaw in Sylhet

A mother and daughter were among three people were killed after a bus hit a CNG-driven auto-rickshaw at Lalabazar in Sylhet’s Dakshin Surma upazila this afternoon. Another person was injured in the accident which took place around 4:00pm. The deceased are Rahela Begum (50) and her daughter Kamrunnahar Sipa (22) of Purba Chanshibazar village of Bishwanath upazila in Sylhet, and ...

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Two UK returnees jailed for violating quarantine rules in Sylhet

A special mobile court in Sylhet has sentenced two UK returnees to a week in jail for violating quarantine rules. The court has also imposed a fine of Tk 10,000 on each of the violators — Abdun Nur, a 42-year-old resident of Goyashpur in Sunamganj’s Chhatak, and Alam Hasan Rauf, 36, of Chanpur in Biswanath upazila. Police said Wednesday the ...

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Minor dies due to doctor’s ‘negligence’ in Moulvibazar

A three-month-old baby has died at Juri Upazila Health Complex in Moulvibazar district. Families alleged that she died due to alleged negligence of doctors and nurses. Deceased Raisa was the daughter of Sirajul Islam, a resident of Basirpur village under the upazila. Sirajul said Raisa was admitted to the health complex on Monday morning with pneumonia symptoms. Since her admission, ...

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SA Emerging women’s team arrive in Sylhet

South Africa Emerging women’s team arrived in Bangladesh on Sunday to take part in a five-match one-day series against their Bangladesh counterpart at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium in Sylhet. South Africa Emerging women’s team moved to Sylhet on the same day where they will be in hotel quarantine for the next three days. They will be only allowed practising ...

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Rail services of Sylhet with Dhaka snap following pickers’ attack

The activists of Hefazat-e-Islam Bangladesh hurled brick chips on a ‘Sonar Bangla Express’ train while it was crossing Tal Shahar area of Brahmanbari district town on Sunday during their daylong hartal. Following the attack, the rail link of Dhaka with Sylhet have been suspended from 9:30am. Some trains stuck at different rail stations. Akhaura Railway Police Station OC Majharul Karim ...

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Lawmaker Sultan Mansur Ahmed infected with Covid-19

Moulvibazar- 2 (Kulaura) lawmaker Sultan Mohammad Mansur Ahmed, has been infected with coronavirus or Covid-19, says media report. He is now in home isolation in the capital. Sultan Mansur’s cousin Shafiqul Islam Jayed confirmed the matter. Lawmaker Sultan Mansur has been suffering from fever and headache for the last few days. The lawmaker tested positive for coronavirus after he underwent ...

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Sunamganj double murder: 2 get death, 13 life

A court in Sunamganj on Thursday sentenced two people to death and 13 to life term imprisonment for killing two people over previous enmity around 20 years ago. The condemned convicts are Abdul Hannan alias Jatra Mia and Shamsuddin alias Shamsu Mia while the lifers – Abdul Mannan, Inu Mia, Renu Mia, Hamdu Mia, Afzal Mia, Jalal Uddin, Abdun Nur, ...

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300kg Bagarius yarrelli caught in Sylhet

A Bagarius yarrelli fish weighing 300kg was caught in Kushiyara river of Fenchuganj upazila, Sylhet. A fisherman caught the fish on Tuesday 11am which asking price is Tk 3.5 lakhs. It is learned that after catching the fish, the giant fish was brought to Kazir Bazar fish market for sale. Billal Mia, a resident of Kushighat in Khadimpara union of ...

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Sunamganj attack: Key accused on five-day remand

A Sunamganj court on Tuesday granted remand for thirty persons, Shahidul Islam (Swadin Member), one of the key accused in a case filed over the attack on the houses of Hindus in Shalla upazila of Sunamganj district on March 17. The district’s Senior Judicial Magistrate Shyam Kanti Sinha granted five-day remand for prime accused Shahidul Islam, while 29 others accused ...

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Tarique Rahman among 25 sued under Digital Security Act

A case has been filed against BNP acting chairman Tarique Rahman and 24 others under the Digital Security Act for declaring late president Ziaur Rahman ‘the first president and the proclaimer of independence’. A UK expatriate Moinul Haque filed the case in the court of Judicial Magistrate Kudrat-e-Elahi in Jashore on Monday afternoon. Plaintiff’s lawyer Akhtaruzzaman Selim confirmed the matter. ...

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