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Dr Zafar Iqbal quits SUST administrative posts

Eminent writer and also a teacher of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) Dr Muhammad Zafar Iqbal resigned from all administrative posts of the university amid a movement demanding the removal of the Vice-Chancellor. Dr Zafar Iqbal was performing administrative duty as head of Electrical and Electronics Department, director of Computer centre and Institute of ICT and president of ...

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bodies recovered in Sylhet

police recovered throat-slit body of a teenage boy at Sutarkhal in Kanaighat upazila on Thursday. The deceased was identified as Osman Goni Musa, 17, son of Mantaj Ali of Kandigaon village in Jaintapur upazila. Quoting family sources, police said Musa went missing after he had gone out of his house on June 30. Being informed by local people, police recovered ...

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Attack On Kamran’s Car Man held in Sylhet

Jalalabad Thana Police here on Friday arrested one parson for attacking on former Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Mayor Badar Uddin Ahmed Kamran’s car. The arreste was identified as Siraj Khan, 40, uncle of Afsar Khan, former Ward-8 Jatiyatabadi Chhatra Dal (JCD) president. Siraj was also a charge sheeted accused of this case. Sources said police conducted a drive at Afsar ...

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Chilli growers frustrated for price fall in Bishawanath

Despite bumper production of chilli, farmers here are worried of recouping their production as the price of their produce falls in the local markets. Most farmers are not harvesting chilli from their fields, but this may become suicidal for them if the chilli gets damaged by rain. The grown-up chilli was found in massive amount in different places of the ...

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Medicine prices mark sharp rise in Sylhet

Prices of some medicines have registered a sharp rise in the Sylhet city as elsewhere in the last couple of months as drugstores are allegedly charging higher prices for medicines than the maximum retail price (MRP). Some patients and regular users of common medicines complained that many drugstores are selling medicines at higher prices than the MRP in the Sylhet ...

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Islamic parties demand capital punishment to Latif Siddique

Leaders of different Islamic parties in Sylhet on Friday threatened to go for a tough movement unless former minister Abdul Latif Siddique is sentenced to death for his ‘derogatory’ comments on hajj and tabligh jamaat. A large number of members of Islamic parties, including Hefazat-e-Islam, Khelafat Majlish, Jamiote Olama Islam, Nejam-e-Islam Party and Islami Shasantantro Andolon, marched through the capital ...

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Man killed in rival attack in Sylhet

A man was killed in an attack by his rivals over previous enmity at Chotodesh village in Kanaighat upazila on Friday. The deceased was identified as Tota Mia, 46, a tractor driver and son of late Tajul Ali of the village. Witnesses said Tota Mia and his neighbour Shahidur Rahman had been at loggerheads over the ownership of land of ...

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SCC Drive begins to remove illegal structures from Jallarpar

Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) on Tuesday began a drive to remove illegal structures built on Jallarpar Chhara, a water stream flowing across the city. During the drive, led by chief executive officer of the city corporation Enamul Habib, a portion of a shop was demolished to free the water stream. Enamul Habib said the SCC has undertaken a plan to ...

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Six suspected robbers held in Sylhet

RAB 9, Osmaninogor and Fenchugong police last night detained Six suspected robbers from the District’s area on Wednesday night. A team of the RAB nabbed Suhel, Sobuj, Ripon, Layek  from the Bypass bridge, said ASP of RAB 9. RAB claimed that they were the members of an organised robber-gang. Osmaninogor Police detained Listed Robber  Salik from the Bishanath area on ...

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Pistol, bullets recovered in Moulvibazar

Police recovered a pistol and six rounds of bullets, which were allegedly looted from the house of a businessman in Gazipur a few days ago, from Bachhirpur village in Juri upazila early Tuesday. A group of robbers looted the pistol and six rounds of bullets from the house of a businessman in Tongi area of Gazipur district a few days ...

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