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Chilli cultivation brings smile on faces of marginal growers

Foyaj Chowdhury, Sylhet Office : Chilli growers of Sylhet division will complete their harvest within a few days. Sources said cultivation of varieties of chilli was increased during the last Rabi season. A good number of farmers expanded the farming ...

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5-day workshop on block-boutique begins in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A five-day training workshop on block printing and boutique designing began in Sylhet on Sunday aiming to encourage women to engage themselves with productive activities and enhance their expertise. Local lawmaker Yahiya Chowdhury inaugurated the workshop as ...

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Lightning kills 3 in Habiganj

Habiganj Correspondent : Three people including two farmers were killed in separate lightning strike incident in Habiganj on Sunday afternoon (April 22). The deceased were identified as Nuful Mia, 45, son of Kadir Mia of Sajangram, Apon Mia, 35, son ...

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Two held with firearm in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Members of Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in a drive arrested two young men along with a foreign made revolver from Chowkidekhi in the city on Saturday evening. The arrestees were identified as Sumon Ahmed Dhali Carlos, 24, ...

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One killed, 15 injured as villagers clash in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A man was killed and over 15 people were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers in Sylhet on Saturday over a trifling matter. The deceased was identified as Saiful Alam, 32, son of Abid ...

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Man shot dead by ‘robbers’ in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : A man was shot to death allegedly by some robbers at Chotodesh village in Kanaighat upazila early Thursday. The deceased was identified as Ifzal Uddin, 45, son of Abdul Jalil of the village. Abdul Ahad, officer-in-charge of ...

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Tk 300cr projects improving health services in Sylhet region

Sylhet Office : The government is implementing different projects involving Taka 300 crore for providing better health services in Sylhet region. The major projects include setting up of a health technology institute, building some health complexes and a new hospital ...

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2 expatriates held for torturing maid, her daughter in Sylhet

Sylhet, Office : Police arrested two expatriates from Mazumdari area in the city on Sunday night for torturing their domestic help and her daughter. The arrestees were identified as United Kingdom expatriates Kabir Ahmed Khokon, 42, and Shakir Ahmed Munna, ...

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Grenade made in 1964 found in Sylhet pond 

Photo: Recovered grenade from Sylhet. Sylhet Office : Police recovered an abandoned grenade from a pond in Kajolshah area of the city on Saturday afternoon. The manufacturing year 1964 was embedded in the grenade’s body. A group of workers spotted ...

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Youth held with Yaba pills, heroin in Sylhet

  Photo: RAB members with arrested drug peddler.  Sylhet Office : Rapid Action Battalion members arrested a young man along with 2,420 Yaba tablets and 58 grams heroin in Beanibazar upazila on Friday night. The arrestee is Abdur Rahman Monu, ...

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