• Monday, September 01, 2014

  • 2014/07/13/ad_1405242713.gif

Sylhet

Sust teacher stabbed by student

Sust teacher stabbed by student

A departmental head of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (Sust) was stabbed by his student on the campus this morning. Professor Niaj Ahmed, head of social work department, was in his office when a masters student, Rois Ahmed, attacked him with a sharp weapon around 10:00am, said Prof Kabir Hossain, former president of...

Art exhibition and contest in Sylhet

Art exhibition and contest in Sylhet

A five-day workshop and exhibition of young and senior artists at Sylhet Zila Shilpakala academy auditorium, closes tomorrow. A total of 76 works of 44 artists were put on display on the exhibition that drew a good number of visitors. Winners of the contest, held in 3 categories, were awarded certificate and crests at the...

The Rupchanda-Star Lifestyle Super Chef 2014

Let the culinary wars begin

Let the culinary wars begin

In a land blessed by many bounties of nature, especially those of an edible nature, it is no surprise that the Bangladeshi culinary scene is so rich. With population levels exceeding 150 million people, hidden amongst this mass of human beings, are individuals who have managed to not only make full use of...

Mohsin at it again

Mohsin at it again

Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali has done it again. He exploded at the media once more. If one were to go by his opinion, newsmen did not have the qualifications to do their jobs. Journalists are “dirty chaps and of bad character”, he said at a discussion in Sylhet yesterday. At one point, he told the photojournalists not to take his pictures, and also asked the newsmen to leave the venue. About the national broadcasting policy, Mohsin said, “Had I been present in the cabinet meeting that day, I would have pressed for making it a tougher one.” On July 22, he came down hard on journalists, and said a law would...

90-day surveillance against Ebola

90-day surveillance against Ebola

The government has declared a 90-day surveillance to prevent deadly Ebola virus, which spread in West African countries and caused death to 961 people this year. As part of it, medical teams will monitor international airports in Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet and Chittagong Seaport. The decision was taken at a meeting at the health ministry...

9 killed in road crashes

9 killed in road crashes

Nine people were killed and 53 injured in separate road accidents in three districts across the country today. Of the deceased, four were killed in Sylhet, three killed in Sirajganj and two in Thakurgaon, report our districts correspondents. In Sylhet, a bus skidded off the Dhaka-Sylhet highway when driver of a passenger bus lost control...

Stone Extraction

Labourer killed in firing

A day labourer employed by some illegal stone extractors was shot dead by the members of Railway Nirapotta Bahini (RNB) at Bholaganj Ropeway site in Sylhet's Companiganj upazila early yesterday. Johur Ahmed, 40, a resident of Biswambharpur upazila in Sunamganj, was one of about a hundred workers, who had been collecting stones illegally at the site violating Section 144, said Nur E Alam Mina, Superintendent of Police of Sylhet. The railway security men initially fired 13 blank shots to disperse...

Sylhet quarry worker killed in Ansar members firing

Sylhet quarry worker killed in Ansar members firing

A worker of a stone quarry was killed in firing by Ansar members in Companiganj upazila in Sylhet on Thursday midnight. The deceased was identified as Jahur Ahmed,40, son of Faizur Rahman of Biswambharpur of Sunamganj district. Companiganj thana sub-inspector Rezaul Haq said when Jahur went to thr restricted ropeway area of Bangladesh Railway in...

Derailment halts Sylhet-Dhaka-Ctg train service

Derailment halts Sylhet-Dhaka-Ctg train service

An oil-laden train derailed in Dakshin Surma upazila of Sylhet, snapping its rail communication with Dhaka and Chittagong since this morning. Muhibur Rahman, stationmaster of Sylhet Railway Station, said a wagon of a Sylhet-bound train from Chittagong veered off the tracks near Moglabazar Rail Station around 9:30am. Train service of Sylhet with Dhaka and Chittagong...

Sust teachers confine VC

Sust teachers confine VC

A group of teachers today confined the vice-chancellor of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (Sust) to his office for around one-and-a-half hours. The teachers of Bangla department at the university staged the sit-in confining VC Prof Md Aminul Haque Bhuiyan to press home their demand for providing sufficient seating arrangements. The protesters locked the...

Video Stories »

LG
ksrm
concord

Ads by Google



junior climate champion

Ads by Google

promoting-knowledge.jpg