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Landslides feared in Sylhet divisions

Landslides may occur at places over the hilly regions of Sylhet and Chittagong divisions due to heavy to very heavy rainfall, according to met office. Meteorologist AKM Ruhul Kuddus said that rain may cause landslides in the hilly area of ...

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ACC staff found dead in Sylhet

A  staff of the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) was found dead at Barbari barrack in the city on Sunday. The deceased was identified as Layej Uddin (53), a constable of the ACC and hailing from Kapasia upazila of Gazipur district. His ...

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7 BCL activists sued for ‘derogatory’ remarks on MP

A case was filed against seven activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) for making derogatory remarks about Mahmud-Us-Samad MP of Sylhet-3 on Facebook. Emrul Haq, son of Abdul Rafiq of Balaganj upazila, filed the case with Balaganj Police Station on Wednesday under the ...

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MC College students asked to vacate dormitories

The authorities of MC College in Sylhet have asked the students to vacate their dormitories by 6:00pm on Thursday. The decision came following a clash between two factions of Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student wing of ruling Awami League. The ...

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Flood hits 13 districts including Sylhet, Moulvibazar : Relief minister

Disaster management and relief minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya said that the government has taken all-out measures for affected people as flood hit 45 upazilas in 13 districts. “Around 6.5 lakh people of the 13 districts have become flood victims,” ...

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Woman killed in Sylhet road accident

A woman was killed after a microbus hit her on the Dhaka-Sylhet Highway at Osmani Nagar upazila in Sylhet on yesterday (Saturday). The deceased was identified as Sakirun Begum, 44, wife of Mostafa Mia of Choraun Khushalpur village in Moulvibazar. ...

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Muhith rubbishes BNP’s relief charges

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has said he does not want to comment on the BNP because the opposition party often makes ‘unrealistic’ statements on different issues. “I don’t want to talk about the BNP. They often express unrealistic views. I ...

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Floodwater recedes, diseases spread

With floodwater receding in Sylhet and Moulvibazar, waterborne diseases are spreading in the flood-hit areas as there is hardly any medical care for a large number of affected people. Meanwhile, Jamalpur became the latest district to have been hit by ...

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Flood situation in Sylhet improves

The flood situation in nine upazilas of the district improved slightly on Wednesday as the floodwater started receding. However, the affected people were still struggling for lack of pure drinking water and food. Waterborne diseases, including diarrhoea, were spreading in ...

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3 dead in Sylhet road crash

Three people have died and three others have got injured as a bus rammed into a CNG-run auto rickshaw at Dottapur area of Goula Bazar in Dhaka-Sylhet Highway Wednesday (July 5). The deceased were identified as Mangal Mia, 19, son of ...

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