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122 closures of 37 vulnerable haors reinforced in Sunamganj

This year, the water receded a month later than usual due to climate change, delaying work on the crop-protecting dam 122 of 127 critically vulnerable closures of 37 haors under the Water Development Board in Sunamganj have been reinforced with ...

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Construction of Raniganj bridge over Kushiara going on in Jagannathpur

The much talked about Raniganj bridge on the river Kushiara in Jagannathpur upazila of Sunamganj would bring a major shift in the locals communication. It would reduce three hours for travelling from Sunamganj district town to the capital. Besides, their ...

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Fraternal rivalry sees father kill daughter

Police arrested a man allegedly for ‘killing’ his six-year-old daughter at Jalshi village in Dawarabazar upazila in the district on Wednesday. The deceased was Maisha, 6, daughter of the arrested Mamunur Rashid of the village. Quoting local people, police said ...

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Govt to set up public university in Sunamganj

The government will establish a science and technology university in Sunamganj with a view to creating a specialised higher educational institute in the district. The new public university will be specialised in science and technology with modern subjects reflecting the ...

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Bridge collapse kills 2 in Chhatak

Two people were killed and another injured in a road accident due to collapse of a baily bridge at Laxmibaur on Chhatak-Doarabazar road in Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj early Sunday. The deceased are Abul Kalam, 25, and Habib Ahmad, 30, ...

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One gunned down, 20 injured in villagers’ clash in Jagannathpur

A person was shot dead while at least 20 others, including a policeman, were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over occupying a water body at Anchand Mondolibug village in Syed pur Saharpara up, Jagannathpur upazila of ...

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1 killed, 2 hurt in Derai clash

An elderly man was killed and two people sustained injuries in a clash between two groups of villagers over occupying a water body in Derai upazila on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Majnu Miah, 60, son of late Alam ...

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No paucity of fund in constructing embankments: Manju

Water Resources Minister Anowar Hossain Monju today said there will be no paucity of fund for constructing embankments as the present government is committed to solving all problems in haor areas in the next financial year. It would require no ...

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5 killed as bus crashes into car in Dakkhin Sunamganj

Five passengers of a private car were killed when a bus smashed the vehicle in Dakkhin Sunamganj upazila of Sunamganj on Wednesday morning. The deceased were identified as Ayjan Nesa, 50, Aysha Begum, 52, of Sylhet sadar upazila, Abdus Shaheed, ...

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25 BNP men held in Sunamganj

Police here in special drives detained at least 25 leaders and activists of BNP from different areas of the district since Tuesday afternoon. The BNP leaders were arrested on charge of planning to carry out subversive activities, said Md Shahidullah, ...

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