Post Tagged with: "Sylhet"

Newborn found dead in Sylhet

The police recovered the body of a newborn child in Sylhet on Tuesday morning. The Jalalabad police officer-in-charge Akhter Hossain said they recovered the body, which was wrapped in a towel, near a private school…

February 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

13 Jamaat men held from ‘secret meeting’

Police in a drive arrested 13 leaders and activists of Jamaat-e-Islami while they were allegedly holding a clandestine meeting at Mandari Bazar in Sadar upazila on Tuesday morning…

February 17, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Sylhet court summons Mahfuz Anam

The Sylhet Chief Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court on Sunday summoned the Daily Star editor Mahfuz Anam in two defamation cases filed by local leaders of the ruling Awami League-backed student organisation Bangladesh Chhatra League…

February 15, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, Politics

Police foil tafsir mahfil in Sylhet

The police foiled a tafsir mahfil of Anjumane Khedmate Quran, a Jamaat-backed organisation, in Sylhet city on Friday afternoon for security reasons…

February 13, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Attack on ex-UK envoy: HC upholds death sentence for Huji leader

The High Court on Thursday upheld a lower court verdict sentencing three people to death and two others to life term in a case filed over the attack…

February 11, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Minor girl killed

The body of a minor girl was recovered from a septic tank on early Tuesday in Sylhet after being allegedly killed by her sister-in-law. The deceased was identified as Tahmina Begum, 7, daughter of Matai Miah of village Pashchim Ashighar…

February 10, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

30 hurt in Sylhet clash

At least 30 people were injured, including 10 with bullets, in a clash between two rival groups at Shahjirgaon in Bishwanath of Sylhet on Monday night…

February 9, 2016 · 0 comments · National

Dry weather likely

Light rain or drizzle is likely to occur at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Sylhet and Dhaka divisions and the regions of Jessore, Kushtia, Comilla and Noakhali till 6:00pm today…

February 8, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

5 killed in accidents in Dhaka, Nilphamari, Sylhet

At least five people, including two minors, were killed in accidents in Dhaka, Nilphamari and Sylhet on Saturday.
A minor boy died being hit by a car at Hatirjheel of Rampur in the capital on Saturday evening…

February 7, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Youth kills wife in Sylhet

A youth hacked his wife to death in Sylhet on Friday morning following a family dispute.
The deceased was identified as Halima Begum Helena, 20, wife of Nazrul Islam Zulfikar, 24, of village Digli Khojarpara at Lamakazi union under Bishwanath upazila in the district, police said…

February 6, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National
Police officer sent to jail in extortion case

Police officer sent to jail in extortion case

Sylhet metropolitan magistrate court on Thursday ordered a police officer be sent to jail on charge of taking extortion from a physician…

February 5, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

3 killed in districts

At least three people were killed or found dead in Sylhet, Sirajganj and Madaripur on Monday.
Our Sylhet correspondent reported that the police recovered the body of a man from a shop at Dubag Bazaar of Bianibazar upazila in the morning…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Dry weather likely

Weather is likely to remain mainly dry with partly cloudy sky over the country till 6:00pm today.
Having chances of light rain or drizzle at one or two places over Barisal and Sylhet divisions and the regions of Comilla and Noakhali, Met Office said…

February 2, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

ICC U19 CWC: Pakistan crush Canada by 7 wicket

Zeeshan Malik’s unbeaten 89 helped Pakistan to notch a seven-wicket victory against Canada as well as to taste the 2nd successive win in the 11th ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup at Sylhet District Stadium on Saturday…

January 30, 2016 · 0 comments · Cricket, Sports

16 Sylhet mayors sworn in

The newly elected mayors and councilors of 16 municipalities of Sylhet division were sworn in on Wednesday.
The divisional commissioner Jamal Uddin Bhuiyan administered the oath to the mayors, councilors and women…

January 28, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Sylhet traders block road as BCL men vandalise shop for extortion

Traders blocked a road in Sylhet city on Sunday in protest at vandalism of a shop by Bangladesh Chhatra League activists after failing to extort money from the owner…

January 25, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

Biting chill felt across country

People across the country experienced biting chill on Saturday as a cold wave swept over most of the northern and parts of the south-western districts. Biting chill caused disruptions to normal life…

January 24, 2016 · 0 comments · Front Page, National, TOP STORIES

2 killed in road accident at SUST

Two people were killed as the car of a teacher of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology in Sylhet hit them near main gate area of university campus on Saturday noon…

January 23, 2016 · 0 comments · National
Nobanno Utshab held in Sylhet

Nobanno Utshab held in Sylhet

A daylong Nobanno Utshab, festival to celebrate the harvesting of new rice, was held in Sylhet on Friday.
The state minister for finance and planning MA Mannan, as chief guest, inaugurated the festival at the playground of Police Line High School at Rikabibazar in the city in the morning…

January 23, 2016 · 0 comments · Inner Pages, National

BCL man killed by rivals in Sylhet

The authorities closed for two days Sylhet International University in the city on Wednesday after an activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League, ruling Awami League-backed student body, was killed by rivals Tuesday late night…

January 21, 2016 · 0 comments · Back Page, National

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