Saturday, April 13, 2024

Youth held, Yaba, Phensedyl seized

The Rapid Action Battalion held a youth and seized 99 pieces of Yaba tablets and 17 bottles of Phensedyl in two drives in Sylhet Wednesday late night and early Thursday. The arrested was identified as Ali Ahmad, 32, of Pirpur under Jalalabad police station of Sylhet Metropolitan Police, sources in the RAB said.

19 Jamaat-Shibir activists jailed in Sylhet

A Sylhet court on Monday sent 19 leaders and activists of Jamaat-e Islami and its student organisation Islami Chhatra Shibir to jail after rejecting a bail prayer in two cases. The cases were filed in connection with the attack at the Palli Bidyut office and clash with police at Bishwanath upazila in the district on ... Read more

Call to re-schedule SCC polls

A local leader of Bangladesh Nationalist Party on Saturday requested the Election Commission to cancel the city corporation election scheduled for June 15, and re-schedule the polls after a fresh delimitation of the Sylhet city corporation area. He also urged the authorities concerned to appoint an

4 water towers lying unused for over a decade in Sylhet

The overhead water tanks installed in Sylhet city, to uplift drinking water for ensuring smooth supply to the city dwellers, have been lying unused for more than 13 years since their construction. The Sylhet City Corporation completed construction of three new high-rise water tanks at Subidbazar, Shahi Eidgah and Baluchar and refurbishment of an old ... Read more

Fake cop held in Sylhet

The police detained a college student in Sylhet Wednesday night on charge of impersonating a sub-inspector of police. The arrested was Ruhul Hossain, 25, an under graduate student of Tajpur Degree College at Osmani Nagar in the city.

Chain-shop employee mugged in Sylhet

Miscreants snatched Tk 13 lakh from an official of Swapna, a chain-shop, after stabbing him in the Sylhet city on Monday. The victim was identified as Muminur Rahman, junior finance executive of the city’s Shahjalal Upa-Shahar branch of Swapna, sources in the institution said.

Private univ registrar found dead in Sylhet

Police recovered the body of a private university registrar from his rented house in Sylhet city Friday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Abdullah, 61, registrar of North South University at Taltola in the city.

E-commerce fair begins in Sylhet

A three-day e-commerce fair began in Sylhet on Thursday. The finance minister, Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, inaugurated the first ever e-commerce fair in Sylhet through video conference from his office in Dhaka in the morning. The district administration and Computer Jagath, a monthly

House rent hike adds to Sylhet people’s plight

Uncontrolled house rent hike is adding to the sufferings of the Sylhet city dwellers in the absence of any specific rule regarding house rent. According to data available with the Sylhet City Corporation, there are around 52,000 houses that include multi-storey buildings and apartments in the city, a home of some eight

Computer expo begins in Sylhet today

A five-day computer expo is going to begin in Sylhet today to popularise the use of computer technology among the masses. The local unit of Bangladesh Computer Samiti has arranged the fair styled ‘BCB Digital Expo Sylhet 2013’ at Mohammad Ali Gymnasium Building at Rikabibazar in the