• A blessing for haor families

    In Sylhet's Hakaluki Haor a new generation of villagers is discovering the economic potential of duck farming. Many previously

  • Man arrested with shotgun cartridges at Sylhet airport

    Customs Intelligence officials at Osmani International Airport yesterday arrested a Bangladeshi-origin UK citizen for carrying 150 shotgun cartridges from England.

  • 150 bullets seized at Sylhet airport

    Customs officials detain a man and seize 150 bullets from his possession at Osmani International Airport in Sylhet city.

  • Rains halt Sylhet’s rail link with Dhaka, Ctg for 10hrs

    Rail communication of Sylhet with Dhaka and Chittagong remained suspended for 10 hours as overnight downpour damaged rail tracks in Srimangal upazila of Moulvibazar.

  • Tahir Khan takes oath as Luton mayor

    Luton Borough Council has appointed its first mayor of Bangladesh origin at a special meeting held at Luton Town Hall on

  • Mahiya Mahi, Mahmud Pervez Opu

    Here’s a first look at Mahi’s wedding photos

    Her fans and followers were waiting for it, and a day after they tied the knot Mahiya Mahi releases some of her wedding photos over Facebook.

  • ‘Robber’ killed in Brahmanbaria ‘gunfight’

    An alleged robber has been killed in a ‘gunfight’ between his cohorts and police at Shashai on the Dhaka-Shylhet highway.

  • 'Sorry, Sir!'

    Netizens stir social media being infuriated by the public humiliation of a school teacher in Narayanganj in presence of a lawmaker.

  • Learning only on sunny days

    Students of Monohorpur High School in Moulvibazar's Kulaura upazila are attending classes under the open sky as the tin-built roof of the

  • SUST student found dead

    Police recover the hanging body of a student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) from a mess.

  • Farmers in northeastern Bangladesh in trouble

    Flash floods triggered by heavy rain and hailstorms have damaged Boro paddy massively in the haor areas of Sunamganj and Sylhet.

  • 40 Sylhet schools suspend classes

    Academic activities at 40 primary schools in Gowainghat and Jointapur upazilas of Sylhet have remained suspended for the last week as the institutions are still under floodwater.

  • Flash flood hits Sylhet

    Heavy rain and the onrush water from the hills triggered a flash flood in Gowainghat and Jointapur upazilas of Sylhet

  • Storm kills 2, damage houses

    Nor'wester swept through Sylhet and Sunamganj on Thursday night, killing two people and damaging houses.

  • Unusual surrender of a duty-free car

    The owner of an unregistered luxury car left his vehicle in front of the Customs Intelligence office in Sylhet, apparently being unable to pay the taxes and get the vehicle registered.

  • Man drops luxury car at customs after failing to pay tax

    Sylhet customs officials find a Lexus luxury car abandoned outside their office. The car carries a letter, apparently from the owner who chose to remain anonymous, that says the vehicle has been surrendered to the tax collectors out of respect for the law.

  • Slain secular activist Nazim buried in Sylhet

    Slain secular activist Nazim Uddin Samad has been buried at his family graveyard at Baraut village in Bianibazar upazila of Sylhet.

  • Bridge sinks, Sylhet’s rail link with Dhaka, Ctg snapped

    Rail communications of Sylhet with Dhaka and Chittagong remain suspended as a railway bridge in Moulvibazar goes under water due to overnight rain.

  • Kibria killing accused Arif gets bail, no bar to release

    A local court grants bail to Sylhet city’s suspended mayor Ariful haque Chowdhury in case filed in connection with the killing of former finance minister Shah AMS Kibria.

  • Sylhet city crippled

    We are at a loss to understand why the authorities are assuming such a lacklustre attitude in solving the water scarcity in Sylhet...

  • UP member killed in clash over 'teasing' girl

    A Union Parishad member was killed and at least 24 others were hurt as an altercation between two groups of villagers over punishing a man for teasing a girl turned violent in Kanaighat upazila of Sylhet yesterday.

  • 1 killed, 25 hurt in Sylhet clash over ‘teasing girl’

    A Union Parishad member dies and at least 25 are injured when a clash breaks out between groups of villagers over an incident of eve teasing in Kanaighat upazila of Sylhet.

  • Rain erodes soil, disrupts Dhaka’s rail link with Sylhet, Ctg

    Train services of Dhaka with Sylhet and Chittagong remain suspended since this morning as a heavy rain eroded earth underneath the rail track in Moulvibazar.

  • Mustafizur in, Rubel out

    Bangladesh Cricket Board awarded young Mustafizur Rahman with a contract for 2016 while Rubel Hossain, a key member of Tigers' pace attack during the 2015 World Cup was left out of the list of contracted players.

  • More than 7 involved

    More than seven people were involved in the killing of the four children at Sundartiki of Bahubal in Habiganj, said accused Jewel Mia in his confessional statement before a magistrate yesterday.

  • In quest of the Jewels of Haors

    People say that we do not have the tradition of rose cultivation here in Bangladesh. The rose cultivation in our country is entirely a new phenomenon. The Middle Eastern or European countries are referred to as the origin of rose.

  • All they want is justice

    Minara Begum could hardly speak to anyone since villagers dug her son's body out of a sand pile on Wednesday. Shell-shocked, she just shed tears silently, holding the boy's clothes tight.

  • Four kids murdered

    Five days ago, four children went out to a nearby playground, telling their parents they would return before sundown. Little did the parents know that it would be their kids' last outing. As the four did not come back home, families mounted a search that night at Sundrateki village in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj. But they found no trace of the children.

  • 17 more cases filed against Star editor

    Seventeen more cases including six sedition pleas are filed against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam in 17 districts.

  • 2 BCL men stabbed in Sylhet factional clash

    Two BCL activists are stabbed in a factional clash over establishing supremacy in Madan Mohan College area in Sylhet city.

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