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DNCRP to raid to control the price of sugar in Sylhet

The Directorate of National Consumers Right Protection (DNCRP) has taken up market surveillance to ensure the sale of sugar at the price set by the government and to control the sale of sugar at excessive prices. Like the rest of the country, the department has conducted an operation to keep the price of sugar normal in Sylhet On Saturday from ...

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Biman to soon start operation on Dhaka-Imphal route: Mahbub Ali

Biman Bangladesh Airlines will start operating flights on the Dhaka-Imphal route soon which will boost tourism, trade, and social and cultural relations between Bangladesh and the Indian state of Manipur, State Minister for Civil Aviation M Mahbub Ali has said. He said this while speaking as the chief guest at the National Convention of the International Manipuri Association (IMA) at ...

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New gas field exploration work continues in Sylhet

Amid criticism that the government has not done enough to explore new gas sources in recent years, Petrobangla has started exploration work at Beanibazar, Baralekha and Kanaighat upazilas under Sylhet Gas Field Ltd, officials say. Managing Director of Sylhet Gas Field Mizanur Rahman on Thursday said land has been acquired through local administration to dig new wells, hoping to explore ...

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Cousins electrocuted in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : Two children died from an electrocution at Sadar upazila in Habiganj district on Thursday evening. The deceased were Shimla Begum, 9, daugher of Abdul Latif, and Rujina, 10, daugher of Siddique Ali, residents of Sultansi village in the upazila. There were cousins. Locals said Shimla and Rujina came in contact with a live electric wire while pressing ...

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Woman dies after falling off her son’s motorcycle

Dowarabazar (Sunamganj) Correspondent : An elderly woman was killed as she fell from the motorcycle of her son at Dowarabazar upazila in Sunamganj on Monday evening. The deceased was Rahima Begum, 55, wife of Usman Ali, of Jhumgaon Khasiabari village of Banglabazar union of Dowarabazar upazila, police said. Locals said that Rahima was returning home, boarding the motorcycle of her ...

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Farming of Bina-evolved paddy varieties in Sunamganj on rise

With a view to popularising the Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA)-evolved high yielding varieties of paddy, BINA dhan, a Field Day of some demonstration plots was held on Saturday in the Laurergar area of Tahirpur upazila in Sunamganj district. Senior Scientific Officer and BINA’s Sunamganj Regional Centre in-charge Nurunnabi Mazumder, Scientific Officer Abdur Rakib and Mahbubur Rahman spoke on ...

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Two killed in Sylhet road accident

Two people were killed as a Sylhet-bound microbus plunged into a roadside ditch on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway near Osmani Nagar in Sylhet on Sunday. The deceased were Marzan Ahmed, 32, the microbus driver, of South Surma upazila, and Syed Lutfur Rahman, 45, passenger of the microbus, of Brahmanbaria. The accident occurred at about 5:00am as the driver of the microbus ...

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2 die as bus plunges into ditch in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : Two people died and four others were injured as a passenger bus plunged into a ditch in Shantiganj upazila of the district this morning. The deceased were identified as Tipu Mia, 35, and Rupa, 10. They were the residents at Alinagar village in Dirai upazila. Officer-in-Charge of Shantiganj police station Md Khaled Chowdhury said the accident occurred ...

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Girl raped by cousin brother, accused arrested in Juri

Juri (Moulvibazar) Correspondent : The police arrested businessman Masuk Mia (48) on the charge of raping his cousin in Juri of Moulvibazar on Thursday . Juri Thana Police arrested him from his house in a raid led by Sub Inspector (SI) Khairul Alam Badal on Thursday late night. The victim’s brother Anwar Hossain has filed a case at Juri Police ...

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Four arrested allegedly for kidnapping businessman for ransom in Sylhet

Police arrested four people for realising Tk 185,000 from an apparel businessman after he was abducted on 7 October. Though police produced the arrestees with a remand prayer before a court on Tuesday, it sent them to jail fixing Wednesday for the hearing in this connection. Md Kamrul Islam, officer-in-charge of South Surma police station, confirmed the matter. Police had ...

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