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‘Drug peddler’ held with Yaba in Sylhet

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested a suspected drug peddler along with Yaba tablets from Darshan Deuri in the city. Tipped off that Nizam Uddin, son of late Rashidullah of Moiar Char in the city, was selling Yaba tablets on Tuesday ...

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UK’s ties with Sylhet stronger : Alison Blake

UK’s ties to Bangladesh are nowhere stronger than in Sylhet division, home to 40,000 British residents and where most of Britain’s 500,000 Bangladeshi heritage citizens have their roots. Sylheties play important role in UK-BD ties. The British High Commissioner to Bangladesh, ...

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PM’s to make stopover in Sylhet en route to Dhaka

While returning to Dhaka after wrapping up her three-day bilateral visit to Sweden, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is expected to make a stopover at Sylhet on Saturday morning (June 17). A VVIP flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines BG002 carrying the ...

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Heavy rains likely in Chittagong, Sylhet, more landslides feared

The Met office has forecast heavy monsoon rains in Sylhet and Chittagong on Saturday. Meteorologists fear that the torrential rainfall might trigger more landslides in the hilly areas. Till now, at least 156 people have died in the recent landslides ...

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Incessant rainfall paralyses civic life in Sylhet

Sylhet region experienced excessive rainfall during the last three days paralysing the civic life. The rain has caused severe water stagnancy in some low lying areas of the city and around.  Life in the city was badly hit as many ...

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Dhaka’s rail links with Chittagong and Sylhet snapped

None was injured in the incident Rail communication of Dhaka with Chittagong and Sylhet has been suspended for about six hours after a freight train derailed in Pubail College Gate area of Gazipur. Tahurul Islam, station master of Tongi station, said ...

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Train services to Sylhet resume after 10 hours

Rail communications of Sylhet resumed with the other parts of country after 10 hours halt due to derailment of two compartments of a train near Lauachhara National Forest in Moulvibazar on Saturday night. The rail link has been halted since ...

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Muhith to compete from Sylhet-1 again

Finance Minister Abul Maal Abdul Muhith has announced of taking part in the next general elections again from the Sylhet-1 parliamentary constituency. He made the announcement while replying to a question of journalists after taking part in a relief and ...

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OC among 11 charged with custodial death in Sylhet

Rokeya Begum, mother of the victim Nazrul Islam Babu, filed the case The officer-in-charge, three sub-inspectors and a constable of Jaintapur police station, and six others have been made accused in a case filed over the death of an accused in police ...

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Dhaka-Sylhet-Ctg rail link restored 4 hrs after collapse

The link was snapped when a rail bridge collapsed in Mirsarai, Chittagong in the afternoon due to heavy rainfall. Rail link among Sylhet, Dhaka and Chittagong was restored more than four hours after it snapped when a bridge collapsed in ...

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