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Shah Abdul Karim’s death anniv today

Today is the 12th anniversary of the death of the legendary folk bard Shah Abdul Karim. Shah Abdul Karim was born on February 15, 1916 in Derai of Sunamganj in Sylhet. He won the hearts of millions of Bangla music lovers across the world with his timeless songs like Bonde maya lagaise, Keno piritee barailare bandhu, Gari chalena chalena, Ami ...

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3rd Bangabandhu Safari Park to be built in Moulvibazar

Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Md Shahab Uddin on Saturday said the country’s third Bangabandhu Safari Park will be built at Lathitila forest under Juri Upazila of Moulvibazar district. “The country’s third Bangabandhu Safari Park will be constructed at Lathitila in Juri Upazila to protect the interests of the people and forest lands,” he said, reports BSS. He was ...

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Moulvibazar train collision: Death toll rises to three

The death toll from Sunday’s collision that saw a train hit a microbus in Bhatera rose to three, with one more victim succumbing to his injuries at a hospital in Sylhet on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Kamal Ahmed, 35, a resident of Loharpara in Sylhet city. On September, 5, two persons — Farid Uddin, 48 and Afif ...

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3 killed as train hits microbus in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Three people were killed and five others were injured as a train hit a microbus at a Rail Crossing near Bhatera area under Kulaura upazila in Moulvibazar district on Sunday afternoon. Locals said a Sylhet-bound ‘Parabat Intercity’ train hit a Noah microbus while the vehicle was trying to cross the rail line so quickly, leaving three dead ...

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AL candidate Habib wins landslide victory in Sylhet-3 by polls

Sylhet Office : Awami League candidate Habibur Rahman Habib secured a landslide victory in Sylhet-3 by polls held today. He won the election getting 65,312 more ballots than his nearest competitor. The AL candidate who vie the election under boat symbol received 90,064 votes while Jatiya Party candidate Atiqur Rahman Atiq came second getting 24,752 votes. Returning Officer and Sylhet ...

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AL candidate Habib takes lead in by-poll to Sylhet-3

Awami League nominated candidate Habibur Rahman Habib has taken lead in the by-poll to Sylhet-3. According to report from the Sylhet DC office, he is now ahead of Jatiya Party (JP) nominated candidate Atiqur Rahman Atiq by 43,594 votes. As per the results of the 108 centres, the AL candidate bagged 63,295 votes with ‘Boat’ symbol while JP candidate secured ...

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Voting underway for by-polls to Sylhet-3

The voting for by-polls to Sylhet-3, which was deferred twice earlier due to rise of corona infections in the country, is underway. Starting at 8:00am, the EVM voting will go on till 4:00pm today (Saturday). According to a media report, the polling started at 8:00 am but the turnout at the polling stations was not high since morning. The four ...

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By-election to Sylhet-3 constituency on Saturday

All preparations have been completed to hold by-election in Sylhet-3 constituency on Saturday using Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs). Voting will start at 8:00am and continue till 4:00pm without any break. The Sylhet-3 constituency comprises Fenchuganj, Balaganj and South Surma upazilas with 3,52,000 voters and 149 polling centres. According to sources, a magistrate will be in charge of each union in ...

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Sylhet district AL president Lutfur Rahman dies

Sylhet Office : Sylhet district Awami League President and Sylhet Zilla Parishad Chairman valiant freedom fighter Advocate Lutfur Rahman passed away here today. “Lutfur Rahman (80), a close associate of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, breathed his last at 4.10pm at a city hospital where he was undergoing treatment after heart attacks,” said his family sources. Lutfur ...

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Chhatak councilor sues mayor over sexual harassment

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) is investigating the case filed by a female councilor of Sunamganj’s Chhatak municipality against Mayor Abul Kalam Chowdhury over sexual harassment. She filed the case with the court of Judge Zakir Hossain of the Sunamganj Women and Children Repression Prevention Tribunal on Tuesday. The court later directed the CID to investigate the case. The mayor ...

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