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Cook downplays Johnson threat ahead of Ashes

England Test captain Alastair Cook believes that it would be challenging for Australian pace spearhead Mitchell Johnson to replicate the 2013-14 Ashes heroics in the forthcoming series beginning tomorrow at Cardiff. Johnson produced a fearsome performance on his home turf as he claimed a staggering 37 wickets during the 5-0 drubbing of England in the previous Ashes series. However, Cook ...

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Movement against SUST VC continues for 16th day

A faction of pro-Awami League (AL) teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) continued their movement demanding immediate removal of its Vice-Chancellor (VC) Prof Aminul Haque Bhuyan from his post. The teachers were continuing the agitation for the fifteenth consecutive day on Monday. They also kept the VC’s office under lock and key and held a sit-in programme ...

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Water crisis hits Sylhet city life

Sylhet city dwellers are in extreme woes as water crisis is going from bad to worse here with the onset of summer.Scarcity of pure drinking water amid extreme heat is making life of the townspeople unbearable and the situation is getting worse gradually, the residents experienced serious water crisis in different areas including at Mirabazar, Kumarpara, Upashahar, Dargah Mohalla, Darshan ...

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Mobile court fined Tk 50 Thousand, three factories sealed

Mobile courts yesterday sealed three Food making factories in the Sylhet and fined Three Medicine Shop. The courts in separate drives fined them Tk 50Thousand. A mobile court of led by UNO Dakshin Surma Md. Monirujjaman in the Sylhet city’s Humayon Rashid Square Kodomtoly area, fined the owners of Fulcoly, Shaad, Rashamela. The drive took place around 1:30pm to 3:30pm.

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Charge framing in Kibria killing July 14

A Sylhet court yesterday adjourned until July 14 the framing of charges in former finance minister Shah AMS Kibria killing case. Charges were scheduled to be framed yesterday but Judge Makbul Ahsan gave the adjournment order as the majority of the accused did not appear in court. He also ordered the jail authorities to produce all the accused before the ...

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Prices of spices getting hotter ahead of Eid

Price of spices have been climbing up at the kitchen markets of the Sylhet  ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr when the demand peaks.Vegetables were being sold at a lower price on Friday from the previous week. kitchen markets at Kahligat, Bondor Bazar, Mira Bazar, Zinda Bazar and Amborkahana on the weekend.Price of soyabean and sunflower oil and ginger, garlic, onion, dry chilli, ...

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Jamaat leader held in Sylhet

Police arrested a local leader of Jamaat-e-Islami in Guaingahat upazila of the Sylhet on sonday evening. The arrestee is Dr. Mustajim Ali, Guaingahat upazila Jamaat Leader, Guaingahat police said a team of police arrested Dr. Mustajim Ali from in front of Bondor Bazar at about 5.00pm. The Jamaat leader was wanted by police in Fourteen  cases.

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Tips for corporate female bosses to keep body fit

Working out can be difficult on weekdays. Here’s how you can break into a sweat in no timeIt takes less than a second to find a reason not to exercise when your phone’s on fire and your day is already packed with meetings and chores. For you, exercise probably amounts to walking up the stairs to the canteen for lunch, ...

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Highs and lows of a weekend fling

The much awaited weekend is here and you’ve decided to go on a well deserved break. You feel physically relaxed and emotionally renewed, you are away from your daily routine and the stresses and strains of home and work – basically, you are ready to fall in love.But, is a weekend fling a good idea or a serious mistake? After ...

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Highs and lows of a weekend fling

The much awaited weekend is here and you’ve decided to go on a well deserved break. You feel physically relaxed and emotionally renewed, you are away from your daily routine and the stresses and strains of home and work – basically, you are ready to fall in love.But, is a weekend fling a good idea or a serious mistake? After ...

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