• 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.

  • India crush Nepal by 7 wickets

    India secure a huge seven-wicket victory over Nepal to become Group D champion of ICC U19 World Cup at Dhaka.

  • Halt illegal stone-crushing machines: HC

    The High Court orders the government to immediately shut down illegal stone-crushing machines at five upazilas in Sylhet.

  • Sust, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, road crash

    Sust teacher in hiding after car crash

    Professor Dr Ariful Islam, head of the Mechanical Engineering department of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST), whose car in a crash killed two people near main gate of the university campus in Sylhet on Saturday, has gone into hiding along with his family.

  • SC scraps Sylhet mayor Ariful’s acquittal

    The Supreme Court scrapes a High Court verdict that acquitted suspended mayor of Sylhet City Corporation Ariful Haque Chowdhury in a corruption case.

  • Lawsuit, protest over Sylhet twin murder

    Lawsuit filed against unknown assailants over Sylhet city twin murder. Co-workers of the victims protest demanding capital punishment.

  • BCS preliminary test tomorrow, no watches allowed

    The 36th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) preliminary examination will be held tomorrow. Aspirants have been asked not to carry watches, along with any other electronic devices, in the test venues set up through Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Barisal, Khulna, Sylhet and Rangpur.

  • Kibria murder: Charges against 32 including Babar, Hannan accepted

    Habiganj court accepts the charges against 32 people including former state minister Lutfozzaman Babar in a case filed under Explosive Substances Act over a grenade attack that killed ex-finance minister SAMS Kibria.

  • 4 killed as truck rams private car in Sylhet

    At least four people are killed as a truck rammed a private car in Sylhet city.

  • Blogger Hasan Shahriar gets death threat

    Blogger and writer Hasan Shahriar, who is a friend of slain blogger Ananta Bijoy Das, receives death threat from unknown mobile phone numbers.

  • Jamaat’s Sylhet city leader arrested

    Law enforcers arrest the Sylhet city unit assistant secretary general of Jamaat-e-Islami in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj.

  • [WATCH] Fighting tanks, guns with bows and arrows

    The bloody birth of Bangladesh in 1971 has witnessed many brave stories.

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