Sylhet

In Iffat Nawaz’s debut novel, 1971 is not an open wound

Shurjo’s Clan uses magic realism to conjure Shurjomukhi’s freedom fighter uncles, who were martyred in Sylhet’s tea gardens during the 1971 Liberation War, and her grandmother, who took her own life shortly after the 1947 Partition. 

November 30, 2022
November 30, 2022

5 must-see travel spots in Sylhet

Sylhet is known for its highlands, swamp forests, and haors. The breath-taking beauty of Sylhet’s green surroundings and the welcoming nature of its locality is sheerly irresistible — in very few places in Bangladesh, you will find the mesmerising hillside beauty that Sylhet possesses. So, why wait to visit and see the vibrancy and exquisite travel places of Sylhet?

November 18, 2022
November 18, 2022

In Iffat Nawaz’s debut novel, 1971 is not an open wound

Shurjo’s Clan uses magic realism to conjure Shurjomukhi’s freedom fighter uncles, who were martyred in Sylhet’s tea gardens during the 1971 Liberation War, and her grandmother, who took her own life shortly after the 1947 Partition. 

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

6 places in Bangladesh to visit in winter

Winter lovers often love to travel with layered-up clothes throughout the country, but often end up visiting the same place in other seasons. To change that up, here are the top 6 places to visit in the winter.

October 11, 2022
October 11, 2022

Bangladesh fail to make semis after washout against UAE

Defending champions Bangladesh were eliminated from the group stages of the Women’s Asia Cup following a washout against UAE in their last round-robin match in Sylhet on Tuesday.

July 4, 2022
July 4, 2022

Arefin Sowrob of Creative Digital Bangladesh stands by the flood affected in Kurigram

Arefin Sowrob is a digital entrepreneur, who while working in the IT sector, initiated the Creative Digital Bangladesh, an IT company which provides multiple tech services from web design to digital marketing. Starting from scratch only a few years ago, today Sowrob’s company hires about 150 employees in his organisation. At present, when Sylhet and Kurigram are under the grip of severe floods, Arefin Sowrob has taken steps to stand by the flood victims with his team from Creative Digital Bangladesh.

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

Firoz Hasan of Free Motion stands by flood affected Sylhet and Sunamganj

Social media influencer, Firoz Hasan of Free Motion, has taken a personal initiative to stand by the flood victims of Sylhet and Sunamganj. As a content creator, Hasan met people in distress and felt that the plight of these people should be highlighted. At one point, he thought of making videos and uploading them on social media.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Why not declare Sylhet, Sunamganj as ‘disaster zones’?

It was pitch-dark when I entered Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital on Saturday afternoon. The ground floor was submerged in knee-high floodwater. I climbed up the stairs to the first floor to find an elderly patient named Ana Miah lying on the floor.

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

After half a day of outage, power returns to parts of Sylhet

Due to the flooding of water at Kumargaon 133/32 KV grid sub-station in Sylhet, power lines were cut off all over Sylhet from 12:30 pm today (June 18, 2022).

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

How did the flood situation worsen so fast?

Will we be able to handle it if the flood situation worsens further?

June 18, 2022
June 18, 2022

Over 72% of Sylhet division under water

More than 72 percent of Sylhet division is under water. Out of four districts in Sylhet division – 89 percent area of Sunamganj, 72 percent of Sylhet, 70 percent of Habiganj, and 50 percent of Moulvibazar was submerged.