Sylhet Division

  • Suranjit’s wife Joya gets AL ticket

    Dhaka : Ruling Awami League has picked Dr Joya Sengupta, widow of late Awami League lawmaker Suranjit Sengupta, as its candidate in the upcoming by-election to Sunamganj-2 constituency. It has also nominated Anjum Sultana for Comilla City Corporation polls. The decisions were taken at the joint meeting of AL Parliamentary Board (ALPB) and AL selection … বিস্তারিত »

  • Election to Comilla City, Sunamganj-2 March 30

    Dhaka : Election to Comilla City Corporation and by-election to Sunamganj-2 constituency will be held on March 30. New Chief Election Commissioner KM Nurul Huda on Monday announced the schedule for the election and the by-election at a press conference at the Nirbachon Bhaban in the city. According to the schedule, the deadline for submission … বিস্তারিত »

  • Transport strike in Sylhet hits business hard

    Sylhet District Microbus Workers’ Association on Saturday enforced an indefinite transport strike in Sylhet demanding the release of its three arrested workers. Vehicular movement across the district came to a halt as the workers took position at several key points in different areas, including the city in the morning, disrupting the movement of people and … বিস্তারিত »

  • Suranjit cremated his ancestral home in Sunamganj

    SUNAMGANJ : Veteran parliamentarian and Awami League leader Suranjit Sengupta, who breathed his last yesterday at the age of 72, cremated at his village home at Anwarpur under Derai upazila of the district this evening. He cremated with the wood of Chandan tree that he himself planted. Chandan tree is considered as holy tree in … বিস্তারিত »

  • Muhith urges CA professionals to contribute in development

    DHAKA : Finance Minister AMA Muhith has urged the Chartered Accountants to play a role in ensuring proper utilization of the country’s limited resources for achieving the targets of Vision 2021 and Vision 2041. “We will have to ensure proper use of our limited resources. CA professionals can play vital role in this regard,” he … বিস্তারিত »

  • 5 killed in road accident in Habiganj

    HABIGANJ : At least five persons including a woman, were killed and seven others injured when a microbus collided with a truck at Ulukandi rail line area on Dhaka-Sylhet highway in Chunarughat upazila of the district early this morning. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately, police said. Zakir Hossain,Officer-in-charge (OC) of … বিস্তারিত »

  • Girl allegedly raped in Habiganj

    Habiganj : A 16-year-old girl was allegedly gang raped by her boyfriend and his associates at Kagapasa union of Baniyachong upazila in Habiganj on 13 January. Father of the victim said that one year ago the girl developed a relationship with 25-year-old local young man Samayun Mia. Promising marriage, Samayun engaged in physical relationship with … বিস্তারিত »

  • 3 killed in Sunamganj clash

    Sunamganj : Three people were killed and six others injured during a clash between two groups over the possession of a water body at Jarulia village in Dirai upazila of Sunamganj district on Tuesday, reports UNB. The victims were identified as Tajul Islam, 25, Ujjal, 30, and Shawan, 32, of the village. Officer-in-charge of Dirai … বিস্তারিত »

  • SUST female student ‘sexually harassed’ by junior

    A female student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology has allegedly faced sexual harassment on the campus by a junior student. Second-year anthropology student Rahad Siddiki harassed the female student, a third-year physics student, on the campus on January 3. The victim filed a complaint with the university’s Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Center … বিস্তারিত »