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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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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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More rain forecast in northern Bangladesh as floodwaters rise

Even as receding Kushiara waters improve the situation in Sylhet, forecasts of heavy rain and the downstream flow along the Jamuna River have exacerbated flooding in northern Bangladesh. According to the Meteorological Department, the coming days are likely to see ...

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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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Sylhet businessman murder : Three sentenced to life in prison

The court has have sentenced three man to life in prison in businessman murder case in Sylhet. Sylhet Metropolitan Session Judge Akbar Hossain Mridha announced this penalty on last Tuesday. The convicted men for killing the businessman named, Jamir Uddin (55), are- Ahbab Hossein Chowdhury ...

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SUST restarts today after summer vacation

Academic and administrative activities in Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) resumes today (Wednesday) after the summer vacation and Eid-ul-Fitr holidays. Deputy Registrar of SUST, Md Eunus Ali informed this through a press release. SUST Registrar Isqaful Hossain has ...

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Transplanted Aman farming started in Sylhet

Farming of Transplanted Aman have been started in Sylhet division. Farmers would try gaining highest from the crop this time in a bid to recoup the huge loss they had suffered during the last Boro season by the repeated crop damage ...

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