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Brisk business of Iftar items in Sylhet Sylhet Correspondent Like every year the iftar business on the first day of Ramadan kicked off in the Sylhet  city with traditional items and new additions. The city’s bus, train terminals remained crowded throughout the day with people. Passengers arriving and departing close to iftar time were seen purchasing different items of foods ... Read More »

Sylhet kitchen market volatile ahead of Ramzan

SUST student drowns in campus pond Sylhet Correspondent A student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) drowned in a pond of the university on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Niloy Muhammad Azam, a second year student of Computer Science and Engineering Department. He hailed from Comilla district and was the son of Abul Bashar. Prof Rashed Talukder, ... Read More »

Expat from UK held with shotgun shells in Sylhet Airport

Sylhet Correspondent Customs officials have detained a Bangladeshi expatriate from the UK at MAG Osmani International Airport in Sylhet for bringing in 150 rounds of shotgun shells. Customs Assistant Commissioner Khairul Bashar said the shells were found in the expatriate’s luggage on Saturday. The detainee, Abdus Sabur of Biyanibazar, could not explain presence of the shells in his luggage, the ... Read More »

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Schoolgirl raped in Sylhet Sylhet Correspondent A local Union Parished Member’s son raped a 10-year-old schoolgirl in Sylhet’s Gowinghat upazila Wednesday. The victim’s father filed a case with police accusing Emran  Ahmed, 25. Emran raped the girl at a graveyard near the school where she studies, said the case statement. As the victim cried for help, locals rescued her while ... Read More »

Flood situation worsens, new-born found dead in Sylhet

Newborn found dead in Sylhet Sylhet Correspondent Body of a newborn child in Sylhet on Tuesday morning. The Shah Poran police officer-in-charge Shah Jalal Munshi said they recovered the body, which was wrapped in a Plastik Beg  near a Syed Hatim Ali High school at Shibganj in the city, being informed by local people. The body was sent to Sylhet ... Read More »

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  Sylhet city canals converting into garbage : SCC inactive Sylhet Correspondent The major canals in Sylhet city  including Malni Chhara, Kalibari Chhara, Mangari Chhara, Dhopa Chhara, Balaram Chhara are turning into waste destination for a long time. The canals are playing a vital role in the city’s sewerage system. They should be kept clean and free so that their ... Read More »

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SCC, business leaders meet to Halt  essentials price spiral   Sylhet Correspondent Officials of Sylhet City Corporation (SCC), business leaders and other officials joined in  an exchange of views meeting Wednesday to discuss issues like keeping market price for essential and food items stable, peaceful law and order situation and ensuring smoot supply of power and water during the month ... Read More »

Tea leaves worth Tk 2 lakg damaged in Juri

Md. Mosabbir Ali. beck from Dhamai tea garden Around two lakh  kg tea leave is rotting at several areas in the factory of Dhamai tea garden under Juri Upazila of Moulvibazar district over non-payment of  electricity bill for six months. In this cause tea workers didn’t get wages for last week. Other hand some staffs sells tea leaves to black ... Read More »

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Beanibazar child marriage-free Sylhet Correspondent Beanibazar upazila in Sylhet has been declared free from child marriage as the first upazila in Sylhet division. The announcement was made at a meeting held at Beanibazar upazila parishad office Tuesday afternoon. In the meeting, Sylhet Divisional Commissioner Jamal Uddin Ahmed was the chief guest. Sylhet Deputy Commissioner Joynal Abedin and Beanibazar Upazila Nirbahi ... Read More »

BNP- Jamaat is a factory of producing terrorist outfits : Inu

Sylhet Correspondent Information Minister and J.S.D (Inu) Chief Hasanul Haq Inu said, BNP Jamaat is the factory of producing Islamits Terrorists outfits. He was addressing the district workers conference at the local district council Hall in the Wednesday evening. The Minister opined that if Khaleda Zia ascends to power, Bangladesh will turn into a safe haven of terrorism and Islamists ... Read More »

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