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Pahela Baishakh celebrated in Excelsior Sylhet, Sylhet Excelsior Sylhet , a reputed hotel and resorts on  Thursday celebrated Bengali New Year the traditional Pahela Baishakh  at Khadimnagar in Sylhet city with different programmes. The New Year celebration was started  with  the  traditional games cycle competition, good hand writing, art competition, swimming  competition and cultural programme and traditional Bengali food festival. Anwar Hossain Chowdhury, Deputy Secretary ... Read More »

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Robber’ killed in Sylhet mob beating Sylhet Correspondent An alleged robber was beaten to death by a mob in Jangail area of Sadar upazila of Sylhet early Monday. The deceased was identified as Joynal, 35, son of a robber ringleader Sarder Alta alias ‘Hadai robber’. Locals said, Joynal was caught and beaten to death while trying to escape after a ... Read More »

Customs seize Tk 20 m Mercedes in Sylhet

Sylhet Bureau Customs intelligence has seized a Mercedes sedan imported without duty in Sylhet. The car with a current market price of Tk 20 million was confiscated at BM Tower in Ambarkhana early on Sunday, Sylhet customs official Probhat Kumar Singh said. Abdul Malek, a Bangladeshi expatriate living in the UK, brought the car in 2012 by using ‘Carnet de ... Read More »

Storms damage thousands houses in Sylhet

Md. Mosabbir Ali, Kulaura (M’bazar) Moulvibazar’s Barlekha Upazila, storms have damaged as many as 3200 houses, uprooted hundreds of trees and telephone and electricity poles. “Even by just looking at the numbers, we can see the damage done has been very severe,” said Azadur Rahman, Barlekha Project implementation officer. “It was Friday night to Saturday night, we knew a storm ... Read More »

Hotel Excelsior takes preparation to celebrate Pahela Baishakh

S A Shofiee , Sylhet Preparation for the traditional Mongol Shobhajatra rally, marking the celebrations of Pahela Baishakh, the Bengali New Year 1423, is on at Excelsior Sylhet hotel and resorts in Khadim Nagar of Sylhet. The authority of Excelsior are in hectic preparation for the traditional rally. “To accompany the New Year shaking off all unwanted matters of the ... Read More »

One killed,15 injured over land dispute at Srimangal

Kulaura (Moulvibazar) Correspondent  A housewife was killed and 15 others were injured in a clash between two rival groups over land-related dispute at Motiganj village in Srimangal upazila of Moulvibazar district at12.30pm on Tuesday . The deceased was identified as Sabana Begum, 33, wife of Joynal Miah a resident of the village. Mahbubur Rahman, Officer-In-Charge of Srimangal Police Station, said ... Read More »

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Housewife ‘commits suicide  Sylhet Correspondent A housewife allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself with ceiling fan over a family feud at Nizampur village in Fenchuganj upazila of Sylhet district on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Sima Rani Das, 37, wife of Nirmal Chandra Das, a resident of Nizampur village, according to a news agency report. Nandan Kanti Dhar, officer-in-charge ... Read More »

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Foul weather worries Boro farmers in Sylhet division Sylhet Correspondent The farmers in the sylhet region are expecting to start harvesting of Boro paddy within days, the unprecedented weather behavior with early rains and storms for the last few days have put them in worry. If the trend continues for days more, it may cause the crop damage due to ... Read More »

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Three restaurants fined in Sylhet Sylhet Correspondent A mobile court on Tuesday fined three restaurants for producing and selling food in unhygienic place in Sylhet. Assistant Director of National Consumer Rights Protection Department’s Sylhet branch Debananda Sinha led the mobile courtat Zallarpar area in the city. Sources concerned said Pachbhai Restaurant was fined TK 30,000 while Panshi and Rashed restaurants ... Read More »

Kid killed over family feud in Kulaura,3 drown in Habiganj

  Kulaura (Moulvibazar) Correspondent A seven years old kid to death at Kurbadpur village in Kulaura Upazila of the Moulvibazar district on Tuesday 7pm. The deceased was identified as Masum Miah, 07, son Masuk Miah of same village. Killar’s Sheli Begum, 25, was aunty of victim. Police quoted neighbors as saying that Sheli stabbed her nephew in a family feud ... Read More »