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Schoolboy killed in lightning strike in Sunamganj

A schoolboy was killed in a lightning strike at Derai upazila of Sunamganj district on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Rudra Das, 13, son of Nipindra Das, a resident of Shyamarchar Akhrahati area in the upazila. He was a sixth grader at Brojendraganj RC High School. According to locals, lightning struck Rudra Das when he was returning to his ...

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Karim Foundation Trust donates cash money to more than 100 families 

Bangla Mirror Desk :   Karim Foundation Trust has donated seven lak taka to more than 100 families of Kishorpur, Nuapara and Mujahidpur villages of Pailgaon Union of Jagannathpur Upozila. The trust has donated 7000 taka to each family on the occasion of Eid. The trustees donated this money to poor and destitute families at Trustee’s house in Kishorpur. A ...

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Relief in Sylhet as it gets rain accompanied by hailstorm, lightning

Sylhet on Wednesday night witnessed rain accompanied by hailstorm and lightning. The whole country, including Sylhet, was burning in the scorching heat. However, the temperature was slightly lower than other days on Wednesday, UNB reports. Rain fell in Sylhet city beginning around 10:15 pm on Wednesday. Though the rain brought some relief but there is a reason for concern due ...

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Guard hurt by stone thrown at running train in Sylhet

A guard of ‘Jayantika Express’ train sustained head injuries after being hit by a stone thrown from outside at the running train in Sylhet on Tuesday night. The guard named Abdul Latif, a resident of Kulaura in Moulvibazar, is now being treated at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital, said the victim’s family members. A stone hit Latif’s head when ...

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Anwaruzzaman returned to Sylhet

Anwaruzzaman Chowdhury, the nominated candidate of Awami League for the post of mayor in the Sylhet City Corporation election, has returned to Sylhet. He arrived at Sylhet Airport at 2:35 on Monday (April 17). Meanwhile, the party leaders gave him a reception. Later he had a showdown with the leaders and activists in the metropolis. Then Anwaruzzaman Chowdhury along with ...

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Mayor Ariful come back to Sylhet!

Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury has returned home after his visit to UK. He arrived at Sylhet MAG Osmani International Airport on Sunday (April 16) at 2:30 pm. He said that BNP will not go to Sylhet city elections while talking to reporters after returning to Sylhet in the afternoon. At the same time, Arif said to evaluate ...

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Electricity supply less than half of demand in Sylhet!

PDB (Power Development Board) supplies electricity to Sylhet metropolis and suburbs. And rural areas of Sylhet including rural areas are supplied with rural electricity. But there have been allegations of ‘discriminatory’ treatment towards Sylhet metropolis and suburbs in the matter of electricity distribution. Less than half of the demand is being supplied in Sylhet. As a result, city dwellers are ...

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Couple held with hemp in Moulvibazar

Police have arrested a couple along with one kilograms of hemp from Kulaura upazila in Moulvibazar district on Saturday afternoon. The arrested are Sitaram Chatree, 60, and Komla Chatree, 40, residents of Lombatila area of Clevedon tea garden in the upazila. Kulaura Police Station officer-in-charge Md Abdus Salek said acting on a tip-off, a team of police conducted a raid ...

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Ansar and VDP distributes Iftar items among poor people in Sylhet

Bangladesh Ansar and VDP distributed Iftar items among the helpless, poor and underprivileged people in different districts of Sylhet range on the first day of Boishakh (Bengali New Year) following the instructions of its director general. Iftar items were distributed among hundreds of people in four districts including the Sylhet district commandant office of Sylhet division. Sylhet division’s deputy director ...

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SCC Election: Anwaruzzaman got the Awami League nomination

Ending all speculations, UK Awami League joint general secretary Anwaruzzaman Chowdhury has been appointed as the boatman in the upcoming Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) elections. It is known that Awami League’s Local Government and People’s Representative Nomination Board meeting was held at Ganabhaban, the Prime Minister’s official residence, on Saturday at 11:00 am. In this meeting, the names of Sylhet’s ...

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