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Bomb hurled at truck in Sylhet

A petrol bomb has been hurled at a truck in Sylhet’s Moulvibazar despite being escorted by security forces. The helper of the truck has suffered burns. The incident took place on the Dhaka-Sylhet highway’s Bhairab Bazar area on Thursday night, ...

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Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust gives financial assistance to Debipur Universal Temple

Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust,  has given financial assistance for the development of traditional Debipur Universal Temple (Sharbojonin Debalaya) in Rahimpur UP of Komolganj upazila in Moulvibazar district. UK community leader Faruque Ahmed, president, Kamalganj Association  and Chairman of Jubeda Khatun ...

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Winter clothes distributed by Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust in Kamalganj

Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust distributed winter clothes to 550 cold-stricken poor people in Kamalganj. An event was organized at Shiddeswarpur Shahi Eidgah Maidan in Rahimpur Union on Thursday 8th of January.  The cloth distribution event was inaugurated by Kamalganj Upazila ...

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Train derailed in Moulvibazar

A train has been derailed in Moulvibazar’s Kulaura during the ongoing countrywide indefinite blockade enforced by the BNP. Atleast 12 persons were injured in the derailment. Sylhet’s rail links with Dhaka and Chittagong was disrupted after six coaches of the ...

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Village Flute Tea Reconsidered

I’m invited to the home of Mintu Deshwara, The Daily Star correspondent for Moulvibazar. He’s the proud son of tea labourers. It’s not every day the chance arises to stay in a tea worker’s cottage; but with the afternoon heat ...

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Botched attempt to loot Sonali Bank vault in Sreemangal

Robbers made an abortive attempt to loot a vault at Sonali Bank’s Sreemangal branch in Moulvibazar early today. “Unidentified men had tried to loot the vault by cutting the window grills of the bank on the first floor of a ...

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Access To Information Programme Young entrepreneurs reap benefits

Kabir Uddin had always dreamt of a government job. With all his efforts going in vain, he was in despair as he crossed the threshold of 30, the age limit after which one can no more apply for a civil ...

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Eid-ul-Azha observed in 6 dists

Following the calendar of Saudi Arabia, a section of people in Chittagong, Chandpur, Satkhira, Patuakhali, Pirojpur and Moulvibazar celebrated Eid-ul-Azha today. In Chittagong, the Eid was celebrated in 50 villages of Sitakunda and Patia upazilas, reports our correspondent. Our Patuakhali ...

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13 more lives lost in road accidents

Thirteen people were killed and several others injured in separate road accidents in three districts across the country yesterday. Of the deceased, six were killed in Moulvibazar, two in Habiganj and five in Chittagong, report our district correspondents. In Moulvibazar, ...

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Derailment halts Sylhet-Dhaka-Ctg train service

An oil-laden train derailed in Dakshin Surma upazila of Sylhet, snapping its rail communication with Dhaka and Chittagong since this morning. Muhibur Rahman, stationmaster of Sylhet Railway Station, said a wagon of a Sylhet-bound train from Chittagong veered off the ...

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