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Sylhet Division sees 11 more Covid deaths, 342 new cases

Sylhet Division logged 11 new deaths from Covid-19 and 343 new cases in the 24 hours until Saturday morning. Of the 11, 10 died in the Sylhet district and one in Sunamganj, according to health officials. So far, the division has recorded 883 deaths and 48,452 Covid-19 cases. Between Friday and Saturday mornings, 477 patients also made recovery — taking ...

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War crime convict dies in Sylhet

A convicted war criminal died on Friday while serving his term at Sylhet Central Jail. He was identified as Mujibur Rahman Angur Mia, 67. He breathed his last on Friday afternoon at Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital. Earlier, he suddenly fell sick in the morning and was rushed to the hospital from jail. He was sentenced to life imprisonment ...

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3 arrested for gang-raping handicapped girl in Sunamganj

Police have arrested three men on charges of abducting and gang-raping a mentally challenged girl in Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj. Motiur Rahman, 26, Dildar Hossain, 28, and Billal, 25, were apprehended on Wednesday afternoon. Police, quoting locals, say the three miscreants abducted the girl on Wednesday morning when she was on her way to her uncle’s house in a neighbouring ...

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Covid claims 21 more deaths in Sylhet

Sylhet division has logged 21 new Covid-related deaths in 24 hours till Thursday morning, as the ruthless Delta variant of coronavirus continues its spread across the country. Of the total deaths, 19 were reported in Sylhet district alone, said Dr Himangshu Lal Roy, director (health) of Sylhet. According to the authorities, 567 new infections were detected in the division during ...

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Mentally-challenged man crushed under train in Moulvibazar

Kamalganj  Correspondent :  A mentally-challenged man was crushed under the wheels of a train at Kamalganj upazila in Moulvibazar district on Thursday morning. The identity of the deceased, aged about 55, could not be known. Locals said the mentally-challenged man used to roaming around in Bhanugachh Railway Station area. A train of Surma Mail coming from Dhaka crushed the man ...

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Sylhet division logs 22 Covid-19 deaths in 24 hours

Sylhet Office : Sylhet division has logged 22 new Covid-related deaths in 24 hours till Wednesday morning, as the Delta variant of the deadly coronavirus continues to wreak havoc across the country. Of the total deaths, 11 were reported in Sylhet district alone, according to health authorities. According to the authorities, 557 new infections were detected in the division during ...

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Sylhet heritage Sardasmriti Bhaban turns into dumping ground

Despite the demand from cultural activists and the foreign minister’s DO letter, the building is not being renovated The Sardasmriti Bhaban, an auditorium on the bank of the Surma River, was built at Chandnighat area in Sylhet city. With an aim to facilitate cultural activities, a traditional business family of Sylhet built the auditorium, popularly known as Sarada Hall, in ...

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Country discovers 28th gas field in Zakiganj

Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Company Ltd (Bapex) has discovered the country’s 28th gas field at Zakiganj of Sylhet district. The gas field will produce 10mmcfd gas daily. State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid formally announced the discovery of the new gas field at a virtual seminar titled “Energy Security: Modern Context, Challenges & Way Forward” ...

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All in country to get COVID-19 vaccine: Momen

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen said on Saturday all citizens of the country will get the COVID-19 vaccines in phases as there is no shortage of jabs in the country. “There is no reason to worry about getting COVID-19 vaccine as the government has a sufficient amount of it. As per the announcement of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, all ...

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HC for holding Sylhet-3 by-polls by Sept 7

The High Court on Thursday ordered to hold by-election to Sylhet-3 constituency on any convenient day by September 7 as par the constitution. A High Court division virtual bench of Justice M Enayetur Rahim passed the order today. The court on July 26 had postponed till today the Sylhet-3 by-polls due to the government restrictions to tackle the coronavirus infection ...

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