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Call to protect Tanguar Haor from uncontrolled tourism

Sylhet Correspondent Speakers at a view exchange meeting in Sunamganj yesterday laid emphasis on sustainable development programmes for the proper use of the Tanguar Haor. They said plundering of natural resources from the vast waterbody by the looters should be stopped at any cost. Alongside the government’s intervention, participation of the local people is also essential in this connection. Indiscriminate ... Read More »

Habiganj landslide kills two

Sylhet Correspondent Two people were killed and another injured as a big chunk of mud fell on them while cutting hill at Shangkorsena in Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj district on Tuesday. The deceased were identified as Samsul Haque, 35, of Shangkorsena village, and Masuk Miah, 40, of Kayostho village in the upazila, according to a news agency report. Abdul Baten ... Read More »

A pioneer of 185 colorful school in Kulaura

Md. Mosabbir Ali,  Kulaura “No matter how small you start, always dream big”, said Stephen Richards, a British author and investigative journalist. A man expected change in a few months with different type of motivation. As a result huge change between present scenario and past picture in every school under the Kulaura Upazila of Moulvibazar district. In Kulaura Upazila now ... Read More »

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Devastating fire at a rice mill S.A. Shofiee, Sylhet Property worth Tk. half crore have been gutted when a devastating fire broke out in a rice mill located at Sylhet Polytechnic Institute Road, South Surma in Southern Sylhet City at around 8-30 p.m. Friday. According to locals and Sylhet fire Brigade, at around 8-30 p.m. a devastating fire suspected to ... Read More »

Human chain demanding introduction of honours course in Zakigonj Govt College

Sylhet Correspondent A long human-chain was formed demanding introduction of Degree and Honours Courses at Zakigonj Govt. College, Sylhet on Thursday afternoon at Zakigonj Upazila Town. It has been learnt that various local mass, welfare, student and socio-cultural organisations formed this human-chain, with which local political organisations, business organisation local UP Chairmen and Members, Press Club expressed their solidarity with ... Read More »

Suspension of stones collection : Over 5 lakh workers jobless in Sylhet

S A Shofiee, Sylhet Out of 6 quarries, stone collection has been suspended in four quarries in Sylhet District for over one and a half months. With this suspension of stone collection including both manual and mechanical ones, over five lakh labourers, of whom over one lakh are for supporting sectors including linkage vehicle or transport labourers have become jobless ... Read More »

SUST female student assaulted, two held

Sylhet Correspondent Two people including a girl were held for assaulting a female student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) from campus on Friday afternoon. Campus source said, Kausar Ahmed, 28, son of Nurul Amin of Habiganj district and also a former student of Cittagong University, assaulted a fourth year student of Anthropology department of the university in ... Read More »

Sylhet news

JP chairman Ershad Visit Sylhet on Oct 1 Sylhet Correspondent Former President, Jatiya Party (JP) chairman Alhajj HM Ershad is set to visit Sylhet on 1 October. He will start his election campaigns after visiting the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal (R) in Sylhet on October 1. Arches were erected while banners, festoons and billboards welcoming the JP chairman have been ... Read More »

Those who earn Tk 16,000 or more must pay tax: Muhith

 Sylhet Correspondent Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Saturday  said the government is planning to bring those who earn Tk 16,000 or more a month under the tax net from the next fiscal year. He came up with the disclosure while talking to reporters after visiting Shahi Eidgah in the city. The minister also said they will finalise their decision to ... Read More »

United Royels Club’s new committee formed in Kulaura

Kulaura (Moulvibazar) Correspondent The new committee of United Royels Club’s of Kulaura unit was announced  after the  expiry of the previous committee recently. Mahfuz Shakil and M I Murshed, Kamrul Islam were made President and General Secretary, Organizing Secretary of a 19-member Board committee. United Royels Club Board chairman Md. Azad Ahmed announced the unit committee recently  said Board member ... Read More »

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