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Sadiq Khan sworn in as new London mayor

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BBC Online Newly-elected London mayor Sadiq Khan has been formally signed in to the role at a Southwark Cathedral ceremony. Mr Khan said: “I’m determined to lead the most transparent, engaged and accessible administration… and to represent every single community, and every single part of our city, as mayor for all Londoners.” Former Labour leader Ed Miliband and Baroness Doreen ... Read More »

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Labourer killed, 5 hurt as  truck overturns in Sylhet Sylhet Correspondent A day labourer was killed and five others were injured as a truck turned turtle at Kadamkhal on the Sylhet-Tamabil highway in Jaintapur upazila on Thursday morning. The deceased was identified as Jahir Uddin,32, son of late Abdul Majid alias Majja Miah, a resident of Tetior Tal village in ... Read More »

Sylhet Int’l Trade Fair fails to attract people

 S A Shofiee from Sylhet Sylhet Int’l Trade Fair fails to attract people  though it continue about one and half month which started on March 25, arranged by the Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SMCCI). Around 220 stalls participated with different types of products, though most of them were readily available in malls, and makeshift shops, as the organisers ... Read More »

Nor’wester lashes Sunamganj : 1 killed, 50 injured, 200 houses damaged

  Sylhet Correspondent Hailstorm accompanied by strong winds rampaged through many areas in Sunamganj early Thursday, leaving a teenage girl dead and 50 others injured, uprooting electric pillars and damaging as many as 200 houses. Tanjina Akther,16, a resident of Jagannathpur village in Bishambharpur Upazila, died instantly when a large chunk of  their house’s roof fell on her all of ... Read More »

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SUST teachers go on strike protesting killing of RU teacher Sylhet Correspondent Teachers and students of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) on Wednesday held demonstrations in protest of killing of Dr. Rejaul Karim Siddiki, a Professor of English Department of Rajshahi University, who was slaughtered by unidentified miscreant on last Saturday on his way of going campus. They ... Read More »

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Campaign in 3 Upazilla in full swing violating election code Sylhet Correspondent Local Union Parishad election in 3 Upazillas in Sylhet Viz Dakshin Surma, Golapgonj and Biswanath will help on 7th May. Candidates continue their Campain with full strength. Election code are violated by the candidates it is alleged. Yahya Chowdhury Local MP of Biswanath violating election code from last ... Read More »

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Water stagnancy projects : No impact  in Sylhet city Sylhet Correspondent Water stagnancy is one of the major problems of Sylhet city causing extreme sufferings for the dwellers. They suffer much this time as the north eastern divisional city was badly hit due to the early rains along with storms during the last two weeks, although the Sylhet City Corporation ... Read More »

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   Woman’s body found  Sylhet Correspondent   An unidentified woman’s body was recovered from Surma River in Gopal Dakaiyaghat area of Sylhet Thursday evening. Akhter Hossain, officer-in-charge of Jalalabad Police Station, said locals recovered the body and sent it to Osmani Medical College Hospital. Quoting doctors, the OC said identity and the cause of death were not found in the ... Read More »

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Thundershower, hailstorm affects Sylhet Divn S A Shofiee, Sylhet An old women was killed by house collapse  at a village in Chattak on Thursday morning while people of many areas faced power outages for up to 15 hours amid thundershower with hailstorm between Thursday Afternoon and Friday morning. Besides, the hailstorm damaged the Boro crops in northern districts while thundershower ... Read More »

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Patients in Sylhet in the  grip of clinics,  money hungry  physicians S A Shofiee , Sylhet Commission agents of physicians and clinics have long been dominating the premises of the Sylhet M A G Osmani  Medical College Hospital, causing severe difficulties to the patients and their attendants. Sources in the hospital said, assistants and agents of the doctors and clinics ... Read More »