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Minor boy drowns in Sylhet

A 13 years old boy drowned in a Pond at Gujakair village in Nobigong  upazila on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Samiya, Daughter of Faruk Mia of the village. Police and family sources said Samiya was playing in the ...

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Kibria murder case charge framing deferred till Aug 3

The Speedy Trial Tribunal, Sylhet on Thursday again deferred until August 3 the charge framing of the former Finance Minister SAMS Kibria murder case. Sylhet Speedy Trial Tribunal Judge Makbul Hossain passed the order during today’s (Thursday) hearing as Sylhet City Corporation ...

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3 killed in Habiganj trawler capsize

Three people drowned and two others were injured as a trawler carrying around 50 Muslim devotees sank in the Gardair haor in Ajmiriganj upazila on Thursday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Idris Miah, 55, of Birat village, Amina Begum, 30, ...

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Villagers clash kills 3, hurts 100 in Habiganj

At least three people were killed and hundred others injured in a clash between people of two villages over a trifle matter in Lakhai upazila of the district on Sunday noon. The deceased were identified as- Kadam Ali, 50, Bakul ...

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Charge framing of Kibria murder case deferred again

A Speedy Trial Tribunal here yesterday again deferred until July 23 the charge framing of Shah AMS Kibria murder case. Judge Makbul Hossain passed the order in presence of five accused persons, including former Habiganj municipality mayor GK Gaus, court ...

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Lightning kills 4 in Habiganj

Four people were killed as lightning strikes in Birat-Kushiara Ferry Ghat under Ajmiriganj upazila of the district on Wednesday morning, Identity of the thunderbolt victims could not be known immediately. Witnesses said four died after being struck by thunderbolt on ...

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Chevron gives scholarships to 1,668 students

A total of 1,668 students from 41 educational institutions in Sylhet region were awarded scholarship by Chevron Bangladesh as a part of its ongoing yearly scholarship distribution programme. Those educational institutions are situated near Chevron’s Bibiyana, Jalalabad and Moulavibazar natural gas fields, says a ...

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5 killed in road accident in Habiganj

Five people, including four of a family, were killed as a private car and a truck collided head-on on Dhaka-Hylhet highway in Nabiganj upazila early Monday. The deceased were identified as Abdul Hamid, 65, a resident of Mohammadpur village in ...

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1 killed in Habiganj road accident

A person has been killed and five others injured as tempo turned turtle in Chunarughat area in Habiganj. The deceased is Nayem Mia, 16, son of Abdullah Mia of Hatua village. Chunarughat OC Amulya Kumar Chowdhury said: “The tempo turned ...

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Prosecution brings 4 charges against Habiganj Razakar trio

The prosecution at the International Crimes Tribunal (ICT)-2 today submitted formal charge against Habiganj Razakar trio Mohibur Rahman alias Boro Miah, his younger brother Mozibur Rahman alias Angur Miah and their cousin Abdur Razzak for their alleged crimes against humanity committed in 1971. ...

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