Sylhet Division

  • Supreme court upholds Ariful’s Sylhet mayor post

    Sylhet : The Supreme Court today upheld the High Court order that stayed the suspension of Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Ariful Haque Choudhury. A three-member bench of the Appellate Division headed by the Chief Justice Surendra Kumar Sinha passed the order on a petition filed by the government seeking stay on the High Court order. … বিস্তারিত »

  • HC stays SCC Mayor Arif’s suspension order

    DHAKA : The High Court today stayed the government order suspending Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury from his office for being accused in a criminal case. “After today’s order, there is no legal bar for him in observing his duty as SCC Mayor,” said defence counsel Abdul Halim Kafi. A High Court … বিস্তারিত »

  • 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 »

  • Khadija gives testimony before court

    Sylhet : College student Khadija Akter, who was stabbed by a Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) leader five months earlier, appeared before Sylhet Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court (CMM) on Sunday for giving her deposition in a case over the knife attack. The court started recording Khadija’s testimony at about 11:30am. Earlier, Khadija Akhter was summoned by … 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 »