The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has disclosed the ticket prices for the upcoming two-match test series featuring Bangladesh and New Zealand, set to commence on November 28 in Sylhet. For the first test match at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium (SICS), the prices are as follows: Grand Stand at Tk 1,000; Club House at Tk 300; Eastern Gallery at TK 200; Western Gallery at Tk 100; and Green Hill Area at Tk 100. Bangladesh Women's Cricket team due to fly South Africa Saturday Ticket counters, situated at Sylhet International Cricket Stadium (SICS) Main Gate Lakkatura and Sylhet District Stadium (Main Gate) Rikabibazar, will operate from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm on match days and the day preceding. This series marks the commencement of the new cycle of the ICC World Test Championship, representing the first home series for the Tigers in this event. BCB has officially announced a 15-member squad for this series, with Najmul Hossain Shanto leading the team. Shanto, a left-handed top-order batter, assumed test captaincy for the first time, stepping in for the regular captain, Shakib Al Hasan, who is sidelined due to a finger injury. DRU Cricket: Holders Dainik Inqilab, Jagonews, ATN Bangla advance to quarter-finals on Day-3 Notably, three players are set to make their test debut for Bangladesh in this series: Hasan Mahmud, Shahadat Hossain Dipu, and Hasan Morad. While Mahmud has prior experience in ODIs and T20Is, this marks his Test debut. Shahadat and Morad, on the other hand, have yet to make their international cricket debuts. While the first test of the two-match series will be played in Sylhet, the second and final match will be played in Dhaka on December 6. Marlon Samuels faces 6-year ban for breaching anti-corruption code Bangladesh squad for the New Zealand Test series: Najmul Hossain Shanto (Captain), Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Zakir Hasan, Shadman Islam, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim, Nurul Hasan Sohan, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taijul Islam, Naeem Hasan, Khaled Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Mahmud, Shahadat Hossain Dipu, and Hasan Morad.
A 20-year-old youth who was injured during a dispute with a battery-run autorickshaw driver over a fare died in Sylhet on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Nazim Uddin (20) of Patni village of Rustumpur union of Gowainghat upazila in Sylhet. The driver of the autorickshaw has been identified as Saleh Ahmed (55) of Baraghosa village of Rustumpur union of the upazila. Sylhet Dutch Bangla ATM booth theft: 3 held, Tk 18 lakh recovered It is known that Nazim Uddin got down in front of Patni Private Primary School on Bangabir-Hadarpar Road around midnight and paid Tk 5 to Saleh Ahmed. At that time, Saleh Ahmed demanded Tk 10 as a fare, and both of them got involved in an argument over it. At one point, Saleh hit Nazim on the neck with the bamboo and fled the spot. Over 250 BNP, Jamaat fellows sued in 2 cases over clash with Chhatra League, police in Sylhet Later, Nazim's parents and relatives rescued him and took him to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital for treatment, where he died around 4:00 am on Wednesday. Gowainghat Police Station Officer-in-Charge (OC) KM Nazrul Islam visited the spot with a police team. SUST student found dead in Sylhet Two teams of Gowainghat Police are conducting raids to arrest the accused. The body of the deceased was sent to the morgue, said the OC.
A student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) was found dead at Salutikor in Gowainghat upazila of Sylhet district early Wednesday. National University suspends all exams on Oct 29 The deceased was identified as Rakibul Hasan Sifat, a student of the Chemistry Department of the university. Md Khalique, sub-inspector of Gowainghat Police Station, said being informed by local people police recovered the body of Sifat from the area around 4 am. Govt to set up ‘Dr. M.A Wazed Miah Agriculture University’ in Natore The body bore injury marks on his head. Police suspected that Sifat might have been killed in an accident while going to his destination by a motorbike. ULAB wins at 9th Inter-University Student Conference and Competition Prof. Dr Quamruzzaman Chowdhury, said police sent the body of Sifat to Sylhet Osmani Medical College and Hospital.
Sylhet, Bangladesh is a region endowed with mesmerizing natural beauty. Lush green hills, expansive tea gardens, and meandering rivers create an irresistible canvas of diversity. This Jaflong travel guide is going to highlight the spellbinding charm of this traveler’s paradise. Origin of the Name Jaflong The name Jaflong is steeped in the history of the Khasi people. The term "Jaflong," with its connotation of a “haat (market) of pleasure”, finds its roots in the Khasi culture. Geographical Location of Jaflong Jaflong is nestled at the foothills of the Khasi-Jaintia Hills, approximately 62 km to the northeast of Sylhet. These majestic mountains serve as a natural border, separating Bangladesh from India along the Meghalaya border. The surrounding region falls within the Piyain River basin in Gowainghat upazila of Sylhet district. It's through Jaflong that the Dawki River enters Bangladesh from the hills located in India. Read more: Tinap Saitar Waterfall Travel Guide: Visit a pristine natural fountain in Bandarban Best Time to Visit Jaflong Jaflong's charm undergoes a captivating transformation with each season. However, it is during the rainy season that the destination is in its full glory. Those who desire to experience the beauty of this water kingdom must visit during the rainy season. The period from June to October is the recommended period for the visit. During this time, the greenery of the mountains flourishes and becomes even more captivating, extending into November. What to See on the Jaflong Trip Standing knee-deep in the Piyain River and gazing upward at the verdant hills cloaked in clouds is a truly unparalleled experience. The suspension bridge is a relic from the British colonial era. Additionally, the winding course of Dawki River, a Piyain River tributary, beckons tourists with its majestic allure. Read more: 8 Best Winter Travel destinations in Bangladesh The Khasia village, located just beyond the Piyain River, features unique hillside dwellings that pique the interest of thousands of tourists. Jaflong hosts a Baishakhi fair on the first day of the Bangla New Year. Even if the occasion is the same, the banks of the river with rapid currents, surrounded by mountains, look very different compared to the crowded atmosphere of Dhaka.
Two more people, who were undergoing treatment at Sheikh Hasina National Institute of Burn and Plastic Surgery (SHNIBPS) in Dhaka with burn injuries, died on Monday, raising the death toll from an explosion at a Sylhet CNG filling station to four. UP Chairman, JCD leader dead in Sylhet road crash The deceased were identified as Tarek Ahmed, 32, son of Gias Uddin of Sadar upazila and Badal Das, 41, son of Arjun Das of Sunamganj district. Tariqul Islam, resident medical officer of the burn institute, said Tarek received 35 percent burn injuries and he died early this morning and Badal also succumbed to his injuries in the morning. 79-kg baghair sells for Tk 60,000 in Sylhet Nine people were injured in an explosion at Biroti CNG Filling Station that triggered a fire in Sylhet's Mirabazar area on September 5. Belal Ahmed, senior station manager of Sylhet Fire Service, said the explosion occurred in the compressor room as the safety bulb went off with a big bang, triggering fire. Truck-auto rickshaw collision leaves AL leader dead in Sylhet Of the injured, Rumel Siddique of Korbantila and Imon Ahmed, 32 of Tukerbazar succumbed to their injuries at SHNIBPS on September 11 and September 12 respectively.
Fifteen lakh people of five upazilas of Sylhet division have been suffering badly as Sylhet-Golapganj-Zakiganj-Biyanibazar road has become almost unfit for movement due to lack of renovation for long. The road is the main mode of communication for the residents of Golapganj, Biyanibazar, Zakiganj, Kanaighat upazilas of Sylhet district and Borolekha upazila of Moulvibazar district. Also read : Sylhet’s Osmani hospital’s intern doctors call off strike Besides, goods of imports and exports between India and Bangladesh through Sutarkandi (Sheola) land port through are transported on this road. Locals said big potholes developed on the road due to lack of renovation for the last several years, making it unfit for movement of vehicles as well as pedestrians. Sometimes goods-laden trucks get stuck in these potholes and it takes almost double time to reach destinations because of the slow movement of vehicles on the road. Although this road has been in such a terrible condition for several years the authorities have not taken any initiative to repair it, they said. Also read : Abandoned well at Beanibazar resumes gas supply to national grid Zahid Ahmed, a resident of Baraigram of Charkhai area said, the road is used by many school and college students, job holders, businessmen and people of all classes. Patients who come to the city for treatment have to endure untold sufferings during movement on the road. Enam Ahmed, vice president of Biyanibazar Chamber of Commerce, said it’s a very important road as it is used by residents of five upazilas but it has become dilapidated for lack of maintenance work. Abul Kashem Pallab,chairman of Biyanibazar upazila parishad, demanded immediate renovation of the road. Md. Mostafizur Rahman, executive engineer of Roads and Highways department, Sylhet, said the potholes were created on some portion of the road. Also read : Gas reserve found in abandoned well of Beanibazar Biyanibazar-Chandarpur-Sylhet and Biyanibazar-Kalijuri-Sylhet roads which are under the supervision of Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) is used by the local people as alternative mode of communication with divisional city. But in the last few years the roads have also become vulnerable.
Seven people died in a collision between a CNG-run auto-rickshaw and a microbus at Salutikar on Sylhet-Companigonj road on Thursday. The deceased included six passengers of CNG auto-rickshaw and the driver of the microbus. Deputy Director of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital Soumitra Chakraborty (SOMCH) said, “Six people died before coming to the hospital, and five others were brought to hospital in critical condition. One of them died while undergoing treatment at the hospital.” 4 injured in clash over setting up cattle market in Sylhet Four of the deceased were identified as Md. Kalan Mia, 35, son of Shahjahan Mia of Islampur village in Companyganj upazila, Maulana Kazi Amir Uddin, 42, son of late Ashadder Ali of Kalibari village of East Islampur union, microbus driver Abu Taher, 45, of RoyBazar area of Dhaka and Md. Idris Ali, 40, of Batumara village of North Ronikhai union of Companiganj upazila. The other deceased were from Companiganj upazila. Out-of-control Mitali Paribahan bus kills pedestrian, easy-biker in Sylhet Sylhet Additional Superintendent of Police Prabhas Kumar Singh said when the microbus (Dhaka Metro-Ch19-7462) leaving Sylhet reached in front of Piangul Kazi Kalimullah High School in Salutikar area of Gowainghat upazila around 8:30 am the front right tyre of the vehicle got punctured and it lost control. Then it collided with a three-wheeler coming from the opposite direction, he said. Sylhet road crash: Trucker held in Dakkhin Surma Following the collision, the two vehicles fell into a roadside canal, leaving five people dead on the spot. Later, one injured passenger died on the way to the hospital and another died while undergoing treatment at the hospital.
The 'Shalish Samannay Committee' of Greater Jaintia's 17 Pargana announced an indefinite transport strike for all types of transport movement on Sylhet-Tamabil road from 6 am on Monday (July 10) in the wake of the death of five people in a road accident in Sylhet's Jaintapur on last Friday (July 7). The leaders of the committee took the decision at a meeting on Sunday (July 9) afternoon. Moinul Islam, president of Sylhet District Bus-Minibus Workers Union, confirmed the matter. Read more: Heavy rains may trigger short-term flood in Sylhet, Sunamganj Jaintapur Upazila Parishad Chairman and Upazila Awami League President Kamal Ahmed said, "According to the decision of the Arbitration Committee, no bus-minibus will be allowed to ply on the Sylhet-Tamabil highway from Monday. However, other vehicles will run normally."
North-Eastern and adjoining upstream region of the country may experience short-term flood due to heavy rainfall in 48 hours since Sunday (July 02, 2023) morning, said a bulletin of Flood Forecasting and Warning Center of the Bangladesh Water Development Board. Some rivers of this region including Surma, Old Surma, Sarigowain, Khowai, Jadukata, Someswari, Bhogai-Kangsha may rise rapidly and cause short-term flood in the adjoining low-lying areas as there is a chance of heavy to very heavy rainfall in the region during the period, it said. The Brahmaputra-Jamuna and the Padma rivers are in steady state, while the Ganges River is in rising trend, which may continue in next 48 hours. Read: Flood crisis grips Kurigram: thousands trapped, shortage of food-water intensifies All the major rivers in the North-Eastern region of the country are in rising trend. Due to the chance of heavy rainfall in the adjoining upstream, the Teesta, the Dharala and the Dudhkumar rivers in the Northern region may rise rapidly at times in the next 48 hours. Teesta river may cross danger level at Dalia point in the next 24 hours, said FFWC. Read: Flash flood inundates Haor areas in Kishoreganj, ferry services suspended Last year, the residents of Sylhet district experienced a devastating flood as 70 percent of the district went under floodwater while 10,000 dwelling houses were damaged, causing immense sufferings to thousands of people. Read more: Onrush of upstream water, rain trigger flood in Kurigram
Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) has predicted rain or thundershowers in different parts of the country, including Dhaka, over 24 hours — starting from 9 am today (June 26, 2023). "Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind are likely to occur at most places over Khulna, Barishal, Chattogram and Sylhet divisions and at a few places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka and Mymensingh divisions with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places over southern part of the country," the Met Office said. The highest, 67 mm, rainfall was recorded in Barishal district in the country in 24 hours till 6 am on Monday. Also Read: Maritime ports advised to hoist cautionary signal 3; More rains likely The country may witness more rain over the next 72 hours, BMD also said. Meanwhile, the low-pressure area over northwest Bay and adjoining Odisha-West Bengal coasts in India now lies over north Odisha and adjoining area. Summer Safety Tips for Elderly to Avoid Heat-related Illnesses Day and night temperatures may fall slightly over the country, the weather forecast added. The country’s highest temperature, 36.1 degree Celsius, was recorded in Rangpur on Monday. Summer Heatwave: Here’s How to Keep Children Safe