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Bir Protik Kakon Bibi laid to rest

Sunamganj Correspondent : Freedom fighter Bir Protik Kakon Bibi was laid to rest at her village home at Jhirargaon in Doarabazar upazila of Sunamganj on Thursday afternoon. She was buried with state honour after the namaz-e-janaza held near a ground ...

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Bir Protik Kakon Bibi passes away

Freedom Fighter Bir Protik Kakon Bibi has passed away at MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital on Wednesday night. She was reportedly aged 103. Kakon Bibi, the Liberation War heroine, breathed her last at 11:05pm, said Brig Gen AKM Mahbubul Haque, ...

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Boy’s fingers severed for trifle

Sunamganj Correspondent  :  An influential local stabbed a child’s hand and severed his fingers after he mistakenly damaged a portion of a dam at the Moynakhali embankment of Tahir upazila’s Mohalia Haor yesterday afternoon. The child, Yahin Miha, of the ...

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Livestock official, another killed in Sunamganj road crash

Sunamganj Correspondent : A leguna (human hauler) ran over a motorcycle on Sunamganj-Sylhet Highway, leaving a biker and his pillion dead in Lakshansree union of Sunamganj on Thursday (March 15). The deceased were identified as Abdul Motalleb, 40, livestock officer ...

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Section 144 imposed in Dirai upazila

The local administration has imposed section 144 at Bhatipara village field in Dirai upazila on Thursday as two Islamic organisations have declared to arrange separate programmes at the same venue and time on the same day. The authorities concerned of ...

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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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