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Four held with 5kg hemp in Habiganj drives

Four people, including a couple, were held with 50 kgs of hemp from Chunarughat of Habiganj district on Friday night. Police said they arrested the a couple –Faruk Mia, 55, son of Ansar Ali of the upazila, and his wife, with 30 kgs of hemp from their house at Kalishiri village of Ahmdabad union of the upazila. Meanwhile, RAB-9 of ...

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Electricity to halt in Habiganj for 8 hours

The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) said the electricity supply across Habiganj town will be halted for 8 hours on Saturday (May 27) for the repair work of the transmission line. According to BPDB, there will be no electricity in the entire town from 8 am to 4 pm on this day. Rakibul Islam, the assistant engineer of Habiganj, confirmed ...

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Nurul Islam elected Jagannathpur upazila chairman

Staff Reporter : Awami League nominated chairman candidate Nurul Islam has been elected Jagannathpur Upazila Parishad chairman. Nurul Islam got 22,212 votes while his nearest independent candidate Syed Talha Alam got 11,203 votes. Jagannathpur Upazila Parishad control room announced the results on thursday night.

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Prof Saifuddin Ahmed appointed new Vice principal of MC College

Moulvibazar Government College Vice Principal Professor Saifuddin Ahmed has been appointed as the new Vice Principal of Sylhet’s traditional Murarichand (MC) College. He is an officer of 14th BCS. This information is known from the circular signed by Chowdhury Samia Yasmin, Deputy Secretary of Secondary and Higher Education Department of the Ministry of Education on Wednesday. On August 24, 2022, ...

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Fire guts 15 houses in Habiganj

At least 15 houses, 10 cows, 20 maunds of paddy, furniture and cash taka were gutted in a fire at Holimpur village under Nabiganj upazila of the district in the early hours of today. The fire originated from an electric short circuit at a house of the village around 2am and soon engulfed the adjacent houses. As a result, 15 ...

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SCC elections: Husband becomes mayor candidate, wife councillor

A couple has submitted their nomination papers to compete in the upcoming Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) elections slated for June 21. Abdul Hanif Kutu, a former Chhatra League leader, submitted a nomination paper for the mayoral post and his wife Naznin Akhter Kona submitted a nomination paper for the councillor post (reserved seat-7). Syed Kamal Hossain, an official (media cell) ...

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Snake bite kills housewife in Moulvibazar

A housewife was killed after being bitten by a snake at Kamalganj upazila in Moulvibazar district on Tuesday afternoon. The dead was Jharna Singha, 27, wife of Babul Singha, a resident of Hiramati village under Madhabpur union of the upazila. Locals said Jharna Singha was working near the cowshed of their house in the afternoon. At that time, a poisonous ...

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Teenager killed, three injured in Sunamganj lightning

A teenage boy was killed and three others were injured in a lightning strike at Dharmapasha upazila in Sunamganj district on Tuesday morning. The dead was Omar Faruk, 15, son of late Alim Uddin, a resident of Badeharipur village under Joysree union. It was known that two farmers and two teenagers were going to Madhyanagar Bazar by an engine-driven boat ...

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Threats to Prime Minister : Demonstration protest in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar District Awami League held a protest march and rally against the threat to kill Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. On Monday (May 22) at noon, the procession left the city’s Shaheed Minar premises and circled the Court Road and held a short rally at Central Road under the leadership of District Awami League President Neshar Ahmad MP and General Secretary ...

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Army man killed in Moulvibazar road accident

An army man was killed being hit by a CNG- run auto rickshaw at Kamolganj upazila in Moulvibazar district on Monday afternoon. The accident took place at Choumuhoni area at around 1.00 pm. Deceased Md Saifur Rahman was son of Md Abdus Salam, a resident of Goler Haor village under Islampur union of the upazila. He was a soldier of ...

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