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Sylhet sees over 3,550 tonnes of wheat output

In Sylhet division Over 3,550 tonnes of wheat have been produced in this year. However, per hectare yield stands at 2.2 tonnes this season. DAE sources said, The highest yield reportedly comes from Sunamganj, where the crop was cultivated on 588 hectares of land followed by 487 hectares in Habiganj and 442 hectares in Sylhet. The lowest output comes from ...

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Section 144 in Sylhet for rift in AL

The local administration imposed Section 144 in Bishawnath upazila headquarters as Awami League-backed two groups called their programmes at the same venue and same time for wednesday. The restriction will remain in force for an indefinite period from 10am today. Local people said a group of people under the banner of UK AL Secretary Anuruzzaman Group on wednesday announced to ...

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Lightning kills child in Sylhet

A Child was killed in a lightning strike at Rayergawn area in Sadar upazila on Wednesday noon. The deceased was identified as Anam, 14, son of Hussanin Ahmed Rayergawn Village under Sadar upazila in the district. Local people said, the lightning struck the child when he was Cutting paddy in their field with his father, leaving Anam dead on the ...

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Five shops gutted in Sylhet fire

At least five shops were burnt as a fire broke out at a market in Bandar Bazar of the city on Monday night. Fire service sources said the fire broke out at 'Sandhani Fabrics' shop around 11:30pm from an electric short-circuit, and it soon spread around. On information, several units of fire service rushed to the spot and doused the ...

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Housewife attempts suicide with daughter

A housewife has apparently tried to commit suicide along with her 12-year old daughter at her rented residence in Sylhet city. The incident of attempt to suicide took place on Monday night (April 17) at House No. 35 of Mazumdari residential area in the city. The housewife- Amena Khatun Suma- tried to commit suicide by setting herself and her daughter- ...

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President visits flashflood affected haor region

President Abdul Hamid has taken an aerial view of different flashflood-affected haor areas in Kishoreganj, Netrakona and Sunamganj districts on Monday. The President took the aerial view of the badly affected areas of Itna, Baniarchar, Ganiganj, Khaliajhuri, Derai, Jamalganj, Sullah, Tahirpur, Dharmapasha and Chhatak by a helicopter on the second day of his three-day visit to haor region. President’s Press ...

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3 human traffickers held : two female victims rescued in Sylhet

  Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) arrested three suspected members of a human-trafficking gang and rescued two women from Gotatikar village under Mogla Bazar thana of Sylhet on Sunday night. A team of Rab-9 conducted a raid on a house at Gotatikar village under Mogla Bazar thana owned by Ataur Rahman, at the village around 11:30pm and arrested the ...

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Three waste transfer stations Work remains incomplete in Sylhet

  Three waste transfer stations Work are yet to be completed even after the end of the scheduled time and an extension. Disposal of wastes is being badly hampered in the different wards of the city. Besides, the authority failed to start constructing another (fourth) such station in the South Surma area in the city. The Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) ...

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A training programme on “Green Banking for Sustainable Energy.” held in Sylhet

    State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said the government has undertaken an initiative to import additional 2,000 MW electricity from neighbouring India within the next two years. “Currently we are importing 600 MW power from India and will import additional 2,000 MW in the next two years,” he said while addressing here as the ...

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2 Fraud held with Fake Passport and Driving License in Sylhet

SMP DB in a drive arrested 2 person along with fake Passport and Driving license from Surma Market area under Sylhet City on Monday. ASP of DB Shiekh Rasel Confirmed the news. He said they were arrested from NIha Computer of Surma Market. At that time huge amount of fake passport, driving license and other fake documents seized. Police said ...

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