Monthly Archives: March 2017

Cop injured in ‘Operation Maximus’ at Borohat

Cop injured in ‘Operation Maximus’ at Borohat

A policeman sustained injuries in the irregular firing and blasts that are continuing around the militant den in Borohat area of Moulvibazar Sadar since SWAT launch “Operation Maximus” on Friday (March 31) morning. The policeman Kawsar, a district police member, ...

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Lightning kills man in Balaganj

Lightning kills man in Balaganj

  An expatriate was killed and another injured when a thunderbolt struck them at Bulbulikandi in Balaganj upazila on Thursday night. Sources said when UK expatriate Nunu Miah, a resident of Barkatpur village of the upazila, along with Toahid Ali ...

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Joya Sengupta wins Sunamganj-2 by-polls

Joya Sengupta wins Sunamganj-2 by-polls

  Awami League candidate Joya Sengupta, wife of late ruling party lawmaker Suranjit Sengupta, was unofficially declared elected in the by-election to Sunamganj-2 constituency held on Thursday. Joya bagged 95,995 votes while her nearest rival independent contestant Mahbub Hossain Reju ...

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Rail link of Sylhet with other parts suspended

Rail link of Sylhet with other parts suspended

Rail communications of Sylhet with other parts of the country remained suspended since Thursday morning as a pillar of a bridge collapsed in Madhabpur upazila. Railway sources said, the pillar collapsed due to overnight rainfall that softened the soil of ...

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Explosive type object found in Sylhet city

Explosive type object found in Sylhet city

Law-enforcers cordon off Shahi Eidgah area in Sylhet city in concern of a Explosive type object found there since 9:30am on Thursday. Mossharraf Hossain, officer-in-charge of Sylhet Airport Police Station said, We are waiting for the bomb disposal unit to ...

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Heavy rain submerges Sylhet city

Heavy rain submerges Sylhet city

Many areas of Sylhet city and District area are waterlogged due to Thursday’s downpour. The rainfall started around 9:00am and continued till 11:00am. City’s Airport to Akhalia road, Airport- Pathantula and Akhalia to Noyabazar road are completely submerged after two ...

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8 killed in Moulvibazar militant den

8 killed in Moulvibazar militant den

At least eight suspected militants have been killed in a suicide bombing as police raid a militant den at Nasirpur in Moulvibazar on Thursday afternoon. Women and children are likely to be among the deceased, police said. Earlier,A team from the Police ‘Special Weapons ...

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Demo outside Pakistan Embassy

Demo outside Pakistan Embassy

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah   A protest demanding indictment and prosecution of 195 Pakistani military officials accused of acts of genocide and war crimes, that Pakistan take back stranded Pakistanis-Biharis from Bangladesh, that Pakistan should compensate rape survivors and the ...

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