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Khadiza murder attempt verdict on Wednesday

5th March, 2017   A Sylhet court on Sunday has fixed March 8 for delivering the verdict in a case filed for attacking college student Khadiza Begum Nargis in 2016. Metropolitan Session Judge Akbar Hossain Mridha fixed the date after completing the hearing arguments between prosecution and defense. Last year on October 3, Khadiza Begum Nargis, a student of Sylhet ...

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2 killed in Sylhet robbers attack, clash with cops

Two people were killed –one in an attack by robbers and another during a clash with cops over a robbery–at Mostafanagar village of Companiganj upazila in the district on Saturday morning. The deceased were identified as Jilu Mia, 55, a resident of Mostafanagar village and Mafiz Mia, 50, a resident of Rajnagar village of the same upazila. Local sources said ...

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Bengal Sanskiriti Utsab Sylhet to end Friday

A 10-day cultural festival titled ‘Manobik Sadhonay Bengal Sanskriti Utsab, Sylhet 2017’ will end in Sylhet on Friday. Bengal Foundation, an organisation patronising the Bengali culture, in association with Dhaka Bank and Channel I, organised the festival at Abul Maal Abdul Muhith Sports Complex in Sylhet city. The festival was dedicated to the memory of late Professor, scholar, academic, educator ...

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Sugarcane Farming gains popularity in Sylhet

Sugarcane farming is gains popularity on increase day-by-day in Sylhet region although it was almost non-existing here just years ago. With this some people have started producing Gur (molasses) locally in different areas of Sunamganj district for the last 2 or 3 years, a number of farmers said last week. According to the DAE officials, sugarcane is cultivated on about ...

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Expatriate’s house looted in Sylhet, Ten Injured

About 10 persons were injured in an attack on the houses of two expatriates in the Sylhet city’s Purbo Doloipara area on Tuesday. The attackers looted Taka 0.1 million, gold ornament, cell phone sets and other things from the neighbouring houses. Police however, seized a motorbike and sharp weapon from the scene but failed to nab any one. Among the ...

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One killed in Sunamganj : Clash over Waz Mahfil

A person was killed and at least 50 others were injured in a clash between two groups over arranging a Waz mahfil in Chhatak municipality area in Sunamganj on Monday. The victim was identified as Abdul Basit Babul, son of Abdul Jabbar of Bagbari area of the municipality and former convener of municipality unit of Jubo League. Suja Mamun, officer-in-charge ...

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Nonstop transport strike in Sylhet : brings public suffering

An Nonstop transport strike, imposed in Sylhet division on Tuesday has triggered immense suffering for commuters. Inter-district transportation has been disrupted badly and vehicles including bus and truck were not seen plying. But in some local areas, light vehicles were seen carrying commuters and goods. For this strike, people have fallen in grave torment and sufferings. Passengers are waiting for ...

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Another one killed in Sylhet pre-polls vilence

Another person died, who earlier injured in a gunfight between the supporters of Awami League-backed chairman candidate and a rebel candidate over the upazila parishad polls in Sylhet District on Monday morning. Deceased Sohel Miah, 35, was undergoing treatment at Osmani Medical College Hospital. A teenage boy was shot dead and 50 others were injured at Banglabazar Hatanipara in Osmaninagar ...

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Huge amount of explosives recovered from Habiganj

On Monday Morning, 27 Petrol Bombs, 20 small bombs, 28 Meddle bombs, 5 Cocktail, 2 School Bag, 1 trolley bag were recovered by the law enforcers in Habiganj. The drive was made at Gobindopur Village under Madhabpur upazila in Habiganj. Madhabpur police station OC Muktadir Hussain Confirmed the news and said they were trying to find out the motive behind ...

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Passport Services Week begun in Sylhet

Passport Services Week-2017 has begun in Sylhet districts with a call to provide passport-related services to the clients without any hassle. Regional Passport Office Sylhet (RPO) organised an inaugural session on its office premises on Sunday Morning. DIG of Sylhet Range Kamrul Ahsan addressed the function as the chief guest and Director IFB of Sylhet Farid Uddin Ahmed was present ...

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