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Petrol pump owners suspend strike in Sylhet

The owners of petrol pumps in Sylhet have called off their strike sine die, which was scheduled to take place from December 27. The announcement came on Saturday (December 26) after the meeting of the Bangladesh Petroleum Dealers, Distributors Agents and Petrol Pump Owners Association. Jubayer Ahmed Chowdhury, general secretary of the organization, confirmed the matter. He said, “The Awami ...

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Custodial death of Rayhan: Suspended SI Akbar’s lawyer removes himself from case

aThe lawyer for suspended sub-inspector Akbar Hossain Bhuiyan, has pulled himself out from the case of the custodial death of Rahyan Ahmed in Sylhet. Advocate Md Misbaur Rahman Alam made the decision early Friday to avoid negative comments and embarrassing situations. He also wrote on his Facebook account on the issue. Earlier on December 10, Misbaur submitted legal documents to ...

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Petrol pump owners call strike in Sylhet from Sunday

The Bangladesh Petroleum Dealers, Distributors Agents and Petrol Pump Owners Association have called for an indefinite strike over the supply of substandard oil to oil pumps in Sylhet division. The business leaders have called for a six-point strike from the morning of December 27 (Sunday). The demands are to prevent the supply of low quality petrol by the fuel oil ...

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SUST Press Club Gets New Body

SUST Correspondent : Members of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) Press Club elected the executive committee for the year of 2020-2021 on December 23, 2020. Jubayer Mahmud of Bangladesh Pratidin and Masud Al Razi of Daily Observer have been elected as president and general secretary of Shahjalal University Press Club Executive Committee. The election to the executive commute ...

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Woman, mother-in-law die after eating ‘puffer fish’ in Moulvibazar

A housewife and her mother-in-law died reportedly after eating puffer fish, locally known as pakta fish, in Uttar Bharaura area in Moulvibazar on Wednesday night. The deceased were identified as Sahida Begum, 40, wife of Joynal Abedin, and her sister-in-law Nurun Nahar, 25, hailing from the area. Nurun Nahar’s 8-year-old son Naim was admitted to Shreemangal Government Hospital as he ...

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72-hr transport strike underway in Sylhet

A 72-hour transport strike, enforced by the transport workers and owners, is underway for the second consecutive day in Sylhet division from Tuesday demanding resumption of stone extraction from quarries. Road communications between Sylhet and other parts of the country came to a halt following the strike. Sylhet divisional unit of Truck-Pick-up-Covered van Owners Oikkya Parishad called the strike on ...

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BRTC bus service launched on Sylhet-Moulvibazar-Habiganj route

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) has launched an air condition (AC) bus service on Sylhet-Moulvibazar-Habiganj route. Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader inaugurated the bus service of these two routes through a videoconferencing from his Secretariat office in Dhaka on Tuesday (December 22). Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momin, Chairman of Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) ...

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People suffer as transport strike paralyses Sylhet

People in greater Sylhet region are suffering immensely as road communications with the rest of the country has remained suspended form Tuesday morning. Greater Sylhet stone traders and workers in collaboration with transport workers reportedly have enforced a 72-hour transport strike from 6:00am today in a demand for allowing stone collection from all the stone quarries of the region. Sylhet ...

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Three-day transport strike in Sylhet from tomorrow

Owners and workers are going on a three-day transport strike from Tuesday demanding the opening of a stone quarry in Sylhet. As a result, all types of public transport and transport of goods will be closed from 6 am on Tuesday to Thursday evening. Meanwhile, administration officials held a meeting with the striking transport owners and workers in the conference ...

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2 killed over land dispute in Habiganj

Two people were killed in a clash over land dispute in Baniachang upazila of Habiganj district on Sunday afternoon. The deceased were identified Nurul Haque, 50, and Kachha Mia, residents of Balla Gazipur village in the upazila. Locals said Nurul Haque had been at loggerheads with Alai Mia over a piece of land for a long time. Both the feuding ...

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