Focus on Sylhet

Water level of rivers in Sylhet rising rapidly

Sylhet Bureau The water of all rivers is still flowing below the danger level. But, if heavy rainfall and hill slope continue, the water may flow above the danger level. According to Sylhet Water Development Board, 135mm and 165mm rainfall were recorded at Kanaighat and Sylhet points of Surma river while 42mm and 35mm were recorded at Sheola and Sherpur ...

Hajj training workshop held in SAU

Sylhet Bureau Hajj Training Workshop has been held at Sylhet Agricultural University (SAU) on the initiative of Central Mosque. On Tuesday (June 6) morning, a two-session Hajj training workshop was held at the Central Mosque. Sylhet Government Alia Madrasa Assistant Professor in the workshop. Md. Nurullah and Sheikh Saeed bin Nuruzzaman, the caretaker of the Ministry of Religion, discussed various ...

Smuggling of gold in novel ways on Dubai-Sylhet route: Masterminds remain untouched

Staff Reporter Sylhet MAG Osmani International Airport seems to have turned into a gold mine as the precious metal is being recovered from the passengers of Biman Bangladesh Airlines flight coming from Dubai in a regular interval. The passengers are bringing the gold worth crores of taka from Dubai to the country using different innovative ways. Although customs detectives are ...

Tofazzal Hossain Manik Mia’s 53rd death anniv observed in Sylhet

Sylhet BureauThe 53rd death anniversary of Tofazzal Hossain Manik Mia, legend journalist and the founder editor of the daily Ittefaq, was observed in Sylhet on Thursday.A discussion meeting and dowa mahfil were organized at the Judge Court Jame Mosque in Sylhet.The programme was attended among others by Chairman of Islamic Unity, President of Bangladesh Nezame Islam Party Advocate Maulana Abdur ...

Police issued Section 154 at expatriate’s house in Sylhet

Sylhet Bureau A house worth Rs 20 million belonging to a London expatriate woman at Osmaninagar in Sylhet has caused a stir among the people of the area. Police have issued Section 154 due to a dispute between the two parties over the actual ownership. London expatriate women deleted from Gayachpur of Tajpur union of the upazila. The police issued ...

Habiganj DC Ishrat Jahan is receives departmental integrity award

Habiganj Correspondent Ishrat Jahan, Deputy Commissioner of Habiganj has received the Divisional Integrity Award according to the Integrity Policy 2018. Deputy Commissioner of Habiganj, Ishrat Jahan has been nominated for the Integrity Award at the divisional level in the fiscal year 2021-2022. Habiganj Deputy Commissioner’s Office Assistant Commissioner and Executive Magistrate Naveed Sarwar said he was nominated for the award ...

AHM Faisal Ahmed elected Rotary District Governor

Sylhet BureauRotarian AHM Faisal Ahmed has been elected District Governor of Rotary for the year 2024-25. On Sunday night. Rotary International announced Faisal as its governor through a poll on its website.He is the past president of the Rotary Club of Sylhet Surma and the managing director of the private organization Sylhet Youth Academy.He has been elected Governor of Rotary ...

Eid food items distribution among beneficiaries at the initiative of Sylhet SOS Children’s Village

Sylhet BureauAs part of the 2nd phase (October 2021-September 2022) activities of SOS Children’s Village International in Bangladesh titled Support COVID-19, on the occasion of the upcoming holy Eid-ul-Fitr, necessary Eid food has been distributed in different areas of Osmaninagar and Balaganj upazilas of Sylhet district. Mr. Swapan Kumar Chakraborty, Upazila Secondary Education Officer, Osmaninagar Upazila, Sylhet inaugurated the program ...

Sylhet Shoppers flock to malls, markets as Eid nears

Sylhet Bureau Shoppers are flocking to different shopping malls and markets in Sylhet to buy new dresses, shoes and accessories for families and friends as the biggest Muslim festival Eid-ul-Fitr is knocking at the doors.The huge turnout of shoppers brings a smile to the shop owners and sellers at Al Hamra Shopping City, Hasan Market and its adjacent markets, shopping ...