Sylhet

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.

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.

June 17, 2022
June 17, 2022

“Just 2 weeks ago, we faced flash flood and now another blow”

Residents of Chhatak, Bishwambarpur, Tahirpur and Dowarabazar upazilas of Sunamganj and Companiganj, Gowainghat upazilas of Sylhet, including the city corporation areas, are badly affected due to the ongoing heavy rain and flood.

May 20, 2022
May 20, 2022

Embankment protection dam at estuary of 3 rivers breached in Sylhet

Water level in the Surma and Kushiyara rivers receding at four points provided some relief to people in flood affected areas of Sylhet and Sunamganj but they are afraid of more rain and long-term waterlogging.

May 9, 2022
May 9, 2022

Rail link of Ctg with Dhaka, Sylhet restored after 10 hours

Rail communications of Chattogram with Dhaka and Sylhet was restored after around 10 hours of suspension following a train derailment at Rajapur station in Cumilla’s Burichang upazila early today.

May 5, 2022
May 5, 2022

Volunteers appointed by local admin assault tourists in Sylhet's Jaflong

Volunteers appointed by the Gowainghat administration assaulted a group of tourists at Jaflong, a popular tourist destination in Sylhet.