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ECNEC approves Sylhet High-Tech Park costing Tk 187.13 cr

Sylhet Correspondent The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) on Tuesday approved 16 projects with an estimated cost of Tk 16,887.81 crore (approximately 168.88 billion) including Sylhet Division Rural Access Roads Development Project; Tk 287.4 crore will be spent. The Primary Education Stipend approved the third phase of the project, which allocated Tk 3067 crore. High-Tech Park Sylhet ... Read More »

17 BCL activists sued over factional clash in Sylhet

  Sylhet Correspondent Seventeen activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) including a general secretary of Sylhet District BCL, have been sued by one of their fellow activists in connection with a clash that broke out at Sylhet MC College. officer-in-charge of Shah Paran police station Nizam Uddin Chowdhury said, A BCL leader Rubel, himself filed the case on Monday night,. ... Read More »

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Training for tea garden managers begins  Sylhet Correspondent Chairman of Bangladesh Tea Board Maj Gen Md Shafinul Islam said Saturday there has been no alternative to develop the country’s tea sector as the demand of the item is increasing at home and abroad. Tea is the most popular and cheap drink around the world, he said. Mr Islam was addressing ... Read More »

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All set to observe Bangabandhu’s birth anniv in Sylhet S A Shofiee Sylhet All preparations have been completed to observe the 97th birth anniversary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and National Children Day-2016 in a befitting manner here on March 17 next. Sylhet district and upazila administrations, Awami League (AL), its front organisations, Bangladesh Shishu Academy, ... Read More »

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Sylhet circuit house bldg catches fire  Sylhet Bureau Chief A fire broke out at Sylhet circuit house building Wednesday morning. Deputy commissioner of Sylhet district, Joynal Abedin, said the fire originated from a short circuit around 11am and soon engulfed the rooms number 201 and 202. Being informed, fire fighting units rushed in and extinguished the blaze after half an ... Read More »

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20 courts in Sylhet to start using  paperless deposition system      S.A.Shofiee,  Sylhet  Bureau Chief       A total of 20 courts of Sylhet district will start using a digitised system in recording witness statements from March 2. With this in place, the courts will no longer be required to write down witness statements, which can be submitted through audio-video recordings. ... Read More »

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Another brutality in Sylhet Sylhet Correspondent The ferocious persons not only killed a chef barbarically, but maimed his face and different other organs by acid after killing him to disfigure the entire body. The culprits conducted brutal torture on him frequently for four to five days before ensuring his death.” The tragic incident took place in Sylhet on Friday, two ... Read More »

4 children found dead in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent Police recovered the buried bodies of four children in Bahubal upazila of Habiganj district on Wednesday morning, five days after they went missing. However, Sylhet Police DIG Mizanur Rahman, who visited the site, announced a Tk 100,000 reward if anyone finds the killers. Meanwhile, police in primary investigation found evidence that the killings might have taken place over ... Read More »

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S.A.Shofiee from Sylhet Schoolteacher’s house looted Robbers looted valuables from a house of a schoolteacher in Madina Market area of the city early Tuesday. Asharaful Islam Chowdhury, assistant headteacher of Kalibari City Model School, said a gang of masked robbers entered his house by breaking open the gate. Later they held the house inmates hostage at gunpoint and tied up ... Read More »

HR activists express concern over safety and security of tribals in Khasi punjee

  Kulaura (Moulvibazar) Correspondent Some human rights activists have  expressed concern over the “safety and security” of the indigenous tribes inhabiting the picturesque in Khasi Punjee. The rights activists made the observation while briefing reporters about the human rights situation in the Pallarthal punjee at the end of its day long visit to Baralekha Upazila of Moulvibazar district on Tuesday. ... Read More »

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