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President to visit Sylhet Thursday

President Abdul Hamid is scheduled to visit Sylhet on Thursday to attend the convocation of Sylhet Agricultural University. Sylhet Metropolitan Police (SMP) Additional Police Commissioner (media) Abdul Wahab said the president will offer fateha at the shrines of Hazrat Shahjalal (R) ...

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Case filed over worker’s death in stone-quarry collapse

A case has been filed against three quarry owners over the death of a worker in a hill collapse while extracting stones in Shah Arefin Tilla in Companiganj upazila. Victim’s wife filed the case with Companiganj Police Station on Sunday ...

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Worker dies in Companiganj stone quarry

A worker was killed while he was extracting stones from a quarry at Shah Arifin tila in Companiganj upazila on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Basir Miah, 42, son of Rupa Miah, resident of Putamara village. Dilwip Kumar Debnath, ...

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Stone worker killed in Goainghat pit

A stone worker was killed while working at a stone quarry in Goainghat upazila of Sylhet this morning. The deceased has been identified as Ruhen Ahmed, 22, son of Jalal Uddin of Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj district. Ruhen, a stone ...

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Sylhet BCL men ‘beat’ 2 journos

Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) activists allegedly beat two television journalists at Mirjajangal of the city on Saturday over the spelling of the organisation’s name in a Facebook post. The victims are Gopal Bardhan, district correspondent of Independent TV, its cameraperson ...

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PM donates Tk 10 lakh to Shibir attack victim Shahin

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina donated Tk 10 lakh to a BCL activist who lost his hand following an attack carried out by Chhatra Shibir in Sylhet last year. Sheikh Hasina, also the President of Awami League, handed over the check ...

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3 BNP men held in Sylhet

Police arrested three leaders and activists of BNP and Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal from Kanaighat thana area on Thursday. A group of BNP and JCD leaders and activists brought out a procession in the afternoon protesting the verdict against BNP chairperson ...

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Sylhet people suffer as public transports go off roads

Sylhet city dwellers and travelers faced trouble on Thursday as public transports stayed off the roads fearing violence centring the verdict of Zia Orphanage Trust graft case. City commuters especially office-goers and examinees of Secondary School Certificate examinations, who must ...

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Woman ‘kills two sons’, attempts suicide

A woman allegedly killed her two minor sons by drowning them in two big-size buckets and attempted to end her life in Biswanath upazila on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased were identified as three-year-old Nahidul Islam and 18-month-old Wahidul Islam, sons ...

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Shahjalal fertilizer factory shut down

Production at Shahjalal Fertilizer Factory in Sylhet’s Fenchuganj has stopped due to gas supply cut on Tuesday (February 6). The production stopped around 11:20am, said factory officials. As a result, country’s largest fertilizer factory will face a loss of Tk ...

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