Category Archives: Sylhet

Transport workers begin indefinite strike in Sylhet

Transport workers begin indefinite strike in Sylhet

Transport Workers’ Union enforced a strike for indefinite period across the Sylhet division from Sunday morning to press home their five-charter demand. The strike started at 6:00am, triggering acute sufferings to the commuters, reports UNB. A large number of people ...

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Mövenpick to open hotel in Sylhet, Bangladesh

Mövenpick to open hotel in Sylhet, Bangladesh

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is set to open a 210-room hotel in Bangladesh in the third quarter of 2018. The hotel will feature a business centre and the city’s largest meeting rooms and is located in one of Bangladesh’s main ...

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Khaleda to vie from Sylhet 1 constituency

Khaleda to vie from Sylhet 1 constituency

  BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia will contest the next general election from Sylhet 1 constituency, a central leader of the party has confirmed. Three-time former premier Khaleda will also contest from two other parliamentary seats – in Feni and Bogra, ...

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In Sylhet, stone miners defy court order

In Sylhet, stone miners defy court order

An influential syndicate continues to extract stone from some 14 acres of privately owned land at Kandubasti in Chailakhal, adjacent to the Piain River in Sylhet’s Gowainghat, in violation of a court order. What makes it worse is that the ...

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BNP interested in photo sessions only, alleged Quader

BNP interested in photo  sessions only, alleged Quader

Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader alleged instead of standing by haor flood victims, BNP is interested in photo sessions only. Quader made the remark while addressing at a rally at Juri upazila of Moulvibazar today (Tuesday) morning. Refuting BNP’s ...

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People seek emancipation in hushed whispers : Khosru

People seek emancipation in hushed whispers : Khosru

Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) standing committee member Amir Khosru Mahmud Chowdhury said on Monday that the people of the country are hushed and whispering they want emancipation. “I’ve been in Sylhet for four days now. I met not only party ...

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New luxury hotel to be set up in Sylhet (Sylhet City)

New luxury hotel to be set up in Sylhet (Sylhet City)

A 210-room hotel will be set up in Sylhet city area. Movenpick  Hotels & Resorts will open the hotel in the third quarter of 2018. It operates over 80 properties, including hotels, resorts and Nile cruisers, with another 30 resorts ...

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Child laborers on the rise in Sylhet

Child laborers on the rise in Sylhet

Sylhet is on the oldest cities in the country. It is famous for education, culture, sports and different social activities.  But the number of child laborers is increasing day by day with the pace of the modern lifestyle. Children work ...

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