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50,000 people marooned in Moulvibazar

Moulavibazar Correspondent : An estimated 50,000 people were stranded in the district as rivers continue to swell from incessant rain and onrush of water from upstream. Monu, Dhalai and Kushiara rivers are flowing 85cm, 24cm and 53cm respectively above the ...

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Built to reduce traffic chaos, Moulvibazar Poura Bus Terminal remains unused

  Moulvibazar Correspondent : Moulvibazar Poura Bus Terminal, the only bus stand in in the town, has been lying unused for the last eight years due to reluctance among transport workers to use it. Claiming that passengers do not want ...

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Death toll from Moulvibazar train crash rises to 5

BGB deployed in rescue operation Photo : Six coaches of Dhaka-bound ‘Upaban Express’ from Sylhet veered off the tracks 200 yards off Baramchal Railway Station in Kulaura of Moulvibazar. Moulvibazar Correspondent : The death toll from Sunday night’s train crash ...

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22 years of Magurchara tragedy: Quest for compensation still falters

Photo: On June 14, 1997 a destructive gas well blowout occurred close to midnight at the Magurchhara gas field in Kamalganj, Moulvibazar. Moulvibazar Correspondent : Today marks the 22nd anniversary of possibly the first real man-made disaster affecting the environment ...

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Mosque imam held over female lawyer murder in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Police have arrested an imam of a mosque on charges of killing a female lawyer in Borolekha upazila of Moulvibazar district early Monday. The arrestee was identified as Mawlana Tanvir Ahmed (30), son of Monir Ali, resident ...

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Lightning strike kills 2 siblings in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Two sibling sisters were killed and two others injured in a lightning strike at Uttar Patanusha village in Kamalganj Upazila on Sunday (March 31) morning. The deceased were identified as Sadia Begum, 10 and Munni Begum, 4 daughters ...

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Poachers poison 300 ducks in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : About 300 ducks have died in poison traps set for migratory birds in Moulvibazar’s Barlekha. Somsu Mia, owner of the duck farm, filed a case with Barlekha Police Station this afternoon accusing Dudoi Mia, Mona Mia, Anwar ...

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Man killed over land dispute in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : A man was killed in a clash with his rivals over a piece of land in the district’s Juri Upazila on Tuesday. Police said the victim, 53-year-old Taher Ali of Kalinagar village, had a longstanding land dispute ...

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Oikyafront’s candidate comes under attack in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Jatiya Oikyafront’s aspirant for Moulvibazar-3 constituency M Naser Rahman came under attack in Moulvibazar municipality on Friday night. Naser alleged that local activists and Chhatra League and Jubo League carried out the attack on him. Sources said, ...

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Man beaten dead in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : A person was beaten to death by another allegedly over puffing a cigarette at Jagannathpur in sadar upazila on Saturday night. The deceased was identified as Magnu Mia, 35, son of late Tanu Mia of the area. ...

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