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HSC exams begin; 515 absent on 2nd day In Sylhet

A total of 515 students were absent while 3 others expelled for taking unfair means on the first day of the Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) and its equivalent examinations that began on Wednesday. The examinations began simultaneously under Sylhet education ...

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Security beefed up in Sylhet over Kamaruzzaman’s verdict

Security in the Sylhet city has been beefed up following the Supreme Court’s verdict rejecting Kamaruzzaman’s review petition against its previous verdict in favour of his death penalty awarded by the International Crimes Tribunal-2 (ICT-2). Nearly 2,000 additional policemen have ...

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Sylhet-Dhaka flight inaugural Osmani Airport after 3 years

S.A.Shofiee : Biman, Bangladesh Airlines resumed its full-blown domestic operation after three years with its newly-procured Dash8 Q400s aircraft on Dhaka-Sylhet  -Dhaka route. The Finance  Minister opened the two aircraft through a colourful function at Sylhet Osmani International Airport Monday. ...

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Sylhet prepares to celebrate ‘Pahela Baishakh’

S.A.Shofiee : All kinds of preparations are being taken in the sylhet city and its surroundings areas to bid farewell to the outgoing Bangla year 1421 and welcome the Bangla New Year 1422 in a befitting manner, shedding off all ...

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Dhaka-Sylhet-Chittagong rail service resumes

Rail communication of Dhaka with Chittagong and Sylhet halted following a train derailment in Kaliganj upazila on Monday morning. Sources said, two bogies of the Chittagong-bound freight train from Dhaka veered off the tracks at Nalchhata area near Arikhola station ...

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Farmer killed in lighting in Sylhet

A farmer was killed in lighting in Gowainghat upazila of the district on Sunday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Motaher Hossain, 45, resident of the Bogaiya Hawor village of the area. Officer -in-charge of Gowainghat Police Station Abdul Hye ...

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Tornado lashes 200 houses in sylhet

About 100 houses at twenty villages under sylhet district were destroyed, and at least 20 people were injured as tornado lashed those areas on Saturday night. On Saturday at about 10pm, a strong tornado hit sylhet division and destroyed the ...

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Biman to resume Dhaka-Sylhet-Dhaka flights

Biman will resume today its domestic flights from Dhaka to Sylhet and back, ending an almost three-year long suspension of the flight. A flight schedule released by Sylhet DC Md Shadiul Islam confirmed the resumption of the flights, also informing ...

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Former OC sent to jail over custodial torture in Sylhet

Former Sylhet Kotwali OC Ataur Rahman, charged with torturing an accused in police custody, has surrendered before the court. Sylhet Magistrate’s court Judge Shahedul Karim rejected Rahman’s bail plea and sent him to jail after the former police official surrendered ...

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CNG-run auto-rickshaws become bane for passengers in Sylhet city

S.A.Shofiee : Most CNG drivers in the Sylhet run without meters or charge extra fare from passengers, despite warnings from the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority. several commuters said most auto-rickshaw drivers now charge a minimum fare of Tk100 for any ...

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