Five get life term for killing schoolboy in Habiganj

A Habiganj court has sentenced five people to life term imprisonment for killing schoolboy Towkir in 2009. Additional District and Sessions Judge Mafroja Parvin pronounced the verdict on Wednesday ...

Parents held for killing son

Police yesterday arrested a couple on charge of killing their five-year-old son at Madhabpur in Hobiganj. Police nabbed them after recovering the body of their son Ismail from their residence. ...

Two put on 10-day demand

A Hobiganj court yesterday placed two people on 10-day remand in connection with killing four schoolboys at Bahubal upazila. Senior Judicial Magistrate Kawserul Alam passed the order after Officer- ...

Unscrupulous quarter continues hill cutting

An unscrupulous influential quarter blessed by the ruling party Awami League continues cutting hills in and around Hobiganj town posing a serious threat to ecology. Local people alleged that as the ...

Sylhet-Dhaka-Ctg rail links resume

Rail communications of Sylhet with Dhaka and Chittagong has resumed after 11 hours of its suspension due to derailment of five oil tankers of a freight train. Rashidpur railway stationmaster Yasir ...

Hike in agri-inputs a setback for Boro growers

Farmers in Hobiganj are facing difficulties in cultivating Boro paddy as the prices of diesel and fertilser have increased to a great extend since the begging of the countrywide political unrest last ...