The conflict in the Awami League regarding the nomination of the mayor candidate in the Sylhet Municipal Corporation elections has not been resolved yet. Rather, the ‘psychological distance’ regarding the next parliamentary elections is increasing. And although individual-centric influence has diminished in the Sylhet BNP, internal conflict-rifts remain. Meanwhile, both the parties are preparing for […]
The workshop titled “Detection and prevention of misuse of mobile financial services” was held at Hotel Rose View, Sylhet with the participation of 70 investigating officers. Zubaidur Rahman, Additional Commissioner (Sadar & Administration), SMP, addressed the event as the chief guest, while Najibur Rahman, Advisor and former Additional Inspector General of Police, BKSH, EVP of […]
Rupali Das, a student of Sylhet Agragami Girls High School, said at the workshop that she learned about various issues at the workshop, including her own health issues. Apart from this, they also came to know that in case of child marriage there is a risk of various health complications, especially uterine cancer. “I learned […]
Earlier, Shrimangal Railway Station Master Shakhawat Hussain said the engine and two coaches of the Chattogram-Sylhet-bound ‘Udayan Express’ train derailed after hitting a tree that had fallen on the track due to the storm. At 5:00 am, stoppage of train movement. Train communication between Sylhet and Dhaka as well as the rest of the country […]
There was much talk about whether BNP leader Ariful, who was elected mayor twice in a row, would contest the Sylhet Municipal Corporation elections. The BNP decided to boycott the upcoming municipal elections in five cities as the elections are being held under the current government. However, speculations were rife that Ariful Haque may become […]
Several attempts were made to contact Babrul Hussain on WhatsApp on Friday night, but could not be reached. However, the 74-year-old politician recently informed Prothom Alo on WhatsApp that many people are requesting him to be the mayoral candidate in the city elections. He hasn’t taken a final decision considering his age, but is looking […]
There is little chance that BNP leader Ariful Haque Chowdhary, who has been mayor for two consecutive terms, will contest the Sylhet Municipal Corporation elections, according to his close aides. Earlier, Ariful Haque said that he would reveal his decision regarding his candidature at a rally in Sylhet city on Saturday afternoon. The BNP announced […]
Sylhet’s rail communication with the rest of the country has been suspended after two coaches and an engine of a Chattogram-Sylhet-bound train derailed at Lavachhara in Moulvibazar. Srimangal station manager Shekhawat Hussain said the incident took place around 4.30 am on Saturday. *more to follow…
Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have arrested four members of the newly formed militant outfit Jamaatul Ansar Phil Hindal Sharqiya from the airport area of Sylhet, UNB reports. Confirming their arrest in a press conference on Tuesday, RAB-9 said they conducted an overnight operation on Monday based on intelligence inputs and arrested the […]
BMD meteorologist Kazi Jebunnesa said Dhaka felt more heat on Thursday than on Wednesday. He said that there is less possibility of nor westerly wind blowing in Dhaka on Thursday, but there may be rain and thundershowers at various places in Chattogram, Sylhet and Mymensingh divisions.
Later, Sri Lankan players like Romesh Kaluwitharana and Ashok de Silva also played in Sylhet. So are Indian cricketers Raman Lamba and Ajay Sharma. Players of the Bangladesh national cricket team regularly played in the Sylhet League. Not just Ghulam Farooq, former captain Ghazi Ashraf Hossain, Minhajul Abedin, Aminul Islam, Akram Khan, all have fond […]
Light to moderate rain or thundershower is likely at one or two places over Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions, said UNB report in Bangladesh Meteorological Department’s bulletin this morning. The bulletin valid for 24 hours from 9:00 am on Thursday said, “The weather is likely to remain mainly dry with isolated partly cloudy sky […]
But Mahiuddin dismissed the claim, “These are all lies. I run two clubs. Apart from that, I also have an academy. I don’t have anything else. If every club agrees, I am ready to include a relegation league.” The boycott has caused financial loss to the cricketers. Sylhet CWAB is now planning to organize a […]
The country’s newest private airline Air Astra has decided to operate flights on the Dhaka-Sylhet-Dhaka route, a popular destination in northeast Bangladesh, from February 23. Initially the airliner will operate two daily flights on this new route, BSS reported citing an airliner press release. Earlier, on November 24, 2022, the carrier had started its first […]
According to the UNB report, a mild earthquake hit parts of Sylhet region on Thursday morning. Sylhet Meteorological Department Observer Syed Ahmed said the earthquake, measuring 4.3 on the Richter scale, was felt at 9.56 am.