Eid ul fitr to be celebrated on Monday

Eid ul fitr to be celebrated in Sylhet, Bangladesh on Monday as the moon of Shawaal month was not sighted anywhere. The day marks end of the holy month of Ramadan 2020. This year it has been quite different from any other month of Ramadan because of the pandemic. Although people have been ordered to…

3 new coronavirus patients in Greater Sylhet

Although the corona virus spread has been slow in Bangladesh,  Greater Sylhet has not seen any sudden increase of patients suffering from this virus. 3 new individuals has been detected as having the virus as per news last updated on the 7th May. This news has been reportedly confirmed by Himangshu Lal Roy from Sylhet ...

Lawachara National Park

Lawachara is about 160 km (99 mi) northeast of Dhaka and 60 km (37 mi) from Sylhet. It is 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from the town of Srimongal. The terrain of Lawachara is undulating with scattered 10 to 50 m (33 to 164 ft) hillocks. Locally known as tila, the hillocks are primarily composed of…

Changes to the UK student visa system

Tough new rules and enforcement action to stop abuse of the student visa system mean that over 450 education providers will no longer be able to sponsor new international students. In total these colleges could have brought more than 11,000 students into the UK to study each year. New UK Border Agency regulations have significantly…

Test flight of SUST Drone successful

The unmanned drone aircraft developed at the Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) in Sylhet took its inaugural flight on Wednesday. The work has been completed before the expected completion time. This is a Robotics, Aeronautics & Interfacing Research group. Its a group started by Shahjalal University of Science & Technology(www.sust.edu),Bangladesh. Group is originated…

Illegal workers arrested in raids on Mull

Twelve immigration offenders have been caught following our enforcement operations in Tobermory. On 1 August, our officers visited 3 restaurants on the Isle of Mull to carry out checks on the immigration status of staff working there. At Crystal Palace, on Main Street, 2 Bangladeshi men aged 34 and 48 along with a 39-year-old Chinese…

Lalakhal – Rediscover Sylhet

This astonishing place ‘Lalakhal’ is located at Jaintiapur in Sylhet. The name of the river is ‘Sari’ which is famous for its high-quality sand for construction. This place has been inapproachable for a long time because of unavailability of vehicles. Still, if boats are unavailable, after reaching ‘Sarighat’ by bus (around 30 KM from Sylhet…

Food prices escalation in Ramadan

Ramadan – a holy month for every Muslims. As we another Ramadan, everyone is hoping to have the prices of kitchen market to be within the affordability for the masses. Notwithstanding the assurances given by traders at different meetings with the ministry of commerce and the Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI)…

MC College dormitory being rebuilt

Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid said the MC College dormitory in Sylhet was being rebuilt to be brought back in its previous form, however, the wood that was used in its primary construction is no longer availible. Nazrul Hakim, assistant engineer of Education Engineering Department (EED), Sylhet said: “We are exporting wood to go in…