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BCL activists stab restaurant worker in Sylhet

A group of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists stabbed a restaurant worker over altercation in Sylhet’s Tilagarh area yesterday, said police. The critically injured man, Rana Miah, 25, was rushed to Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital. Police said Awami Shwechchasebak League activist Shahab Uddin had an altercation with Rana at Tilagarh Restaurant. Later some BCL activists led by Sanjay ...

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One killed, 20 injured in Sylhet road accident

An unidentified man was killed and 20 others injured in a road accident in Lalabazar Sat mail area in Dakshin Surma upazila on Tuesday morning. Additional Commissioner (Media) of Sylhet Metropolitan Police Zidan Al Musa said the accident took place in the area when a Dhaka-bound bus collided head-on with a Sylhet-bound fish laden truck, leaving one man dead on ...

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Dhaka-Sylhet-Ctg rail link restored 4 hrs after collapse

The link was snapped when a rail bridge collapsed in Mirsarai, Chittagong in the afternoon due to heavy rainfall. Rail link among Sylhet, Dhaka and Chittagong was restored more than four hours after it snapped when a bridge collapsed in Mirsarai, Chittagong on Thursday afternoon. The link was restored around 8:30pm on Thursday, said Firoz Iftekhar, divisional transport offficer of ...

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Health Minister declares Country’s Fourth Medical Varsity in Sylhet

Country’s 4th Medical University is going to be established in Sylhet. All preparation for materializing the declaration has already been completed. Mohammed Nasim, the Health Minister, declared it yesterday in the meeting room of the Ministry of Finance in the presence of the Finance Minister. Health Minister says: ‘We have come to the meeting room of the Finance Minister to declare ...

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OC among 11 charged with custodial death in Sylhet

Rokeya Begum, mother of the victim Nazrul Islam Babu, filed the case The officer-in-charge, three sub-inspectors and a constable of Jaintapur police station, and six others have been made accused in a case filed over the death of an accused in police custody. Rokeya Begum, mother of the victim Nazrul Islam Babu, filed the case with Sylhet’s Cognisance Court 1 on Thursday. ...

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Transport workers begin indefinite strike in Sylhet

Transport Workers’ Union enforced a strike for indefinite period across the Sylhet division from Sunday morning to press home their five-charter demand. The strike started at 6:00am, triggering acute sufferings to the commuters, reports UNB. A large number of people including students, traders, and office goers were seen waiting on the road for public transports in the morning, witnesses said. ...

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Mövenpick to open hotel in Sylhet, Bangladesh

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is set to open a 210-room hotel in Bangladesh in the third quarter of 2018. The hotel will feature a business centre and the city’s largest meeting rooms and is located in one of Bangladesh’s main commercial and tourism centres in the northeast of the country. Guests will have access to a rooftop infinity swimming pool ...

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Khaleda to vie from Sylhet 1 constituency

  BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will contest the next general election from Sylhet 1 constituency, a central leader of the party has confirmed. Three-time former premier Khaleda will also contest from two other parliamentary seats – in Feni and Bogra, the leader told the Dhaka Tribune Tuesday, requesting anonymity. The decision was taken in principle at a meeting of the ...

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In Sylhet, stone miners defy court order

An influential syndicate continues to extract stone from some 14 acres of privately owned land at Kandubasti in Chailakhal, adjacent to the Piain River in Sylhet’s Gowainghat, in violation of a court order. What makes it worse is that the extraction is being done using illegal mechanised stone extracting machines that have come to be known as ‘bombing machines’ for ...

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BNP interested in photo sessions only, alleged Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader alleged instead of standing by haor flood victims, BNP is interested in photo sessions only. Quader made the remark while addressing at a rally at Juri upazila of Moulvibazar today (Tuesday) morning. Refuting BNP’s allegation that the government is not taking adequate measures to ease sufferings of the flood victims, Quader said, the BNP ...

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