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Amar Ekushey observed with due respect

Bangla Mirror Desk :: People from all walks of life thronged Shaheed Minars across Bangladesh on 21 February to pay tribute to Language Movement martyrs marking Amar Ekushey. Programmes including discussions and coloruful cultural sessions nationwide and in Bangladesh missions abroad reminisced the supreme sacrifice made by Salam, Barkat, Rafiq, Jabbar, Shafiur and others for Bangla, say messages received on ...

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Bangla Mirror editor Abdul Karim Goni receives warm reception from Jagannathpur Press Club

Bangla Mirror editor Abdul Karim Goni said expatriates of Jagannathpur are leading in different sectors of businesses including Bengali media in the UK. He was exchanging his views at a reception event on Monday the 22nd of February. Jagannathpur Press Club and jagannathpur24.com jointly organised the reception event for Bangla Mirror editor Abdul Karim Goni and the senior reporter of ...

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Restrictions unlawfully ‘preventing from marrying a foreign spouse’

Government restrictions are unlawfully preventing “something like half the working population” from any possibility of marrying a foreign spouse and bringing them to UK, the Supreme Court has been told. The highest court in the land is hearing legal challenges to immigration rules that require a UK sponsor to have a minimum gross annual income of £18,600 before they can ...

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View exchanging at Sylhet Press Club- Abdul Karim Goni: Journalists are the pioneers of our society

Editor of UK based newspaper Bangla Mirror and online news portal Sylhet Mirror Abdul Karim Goni said that the new dimension in journalism created by the Sylheti journalists in UK is praiseworthy. While exchanging views with journalists at Sylhet Press Club on Thursday the 18th of February, he also said that journalists are the pioneers of our society. Chief Editor ...

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Zac Goldsmith calls for demolition of London’s council estates

Zac Goldsmith believes he has an “ethical obligation” to demolish London’s council estates, he said on Tuesday. The Conservative candidate for mayor told a hustings organised by the property industry charity Land Aid that the city’s post-war era housing estates are “past their use-by date” and must be “regenerated” in order to tackle London’s housing crisis. He pointed to research ...

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PM inaugurates Eleven bridges in Sylhet divisions

 Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Thursday inaugurated Eleven bridges in Sylhet divisions including Sylhet-Sunamgonj Road. She inaugurated those bridges through videoconferencing from her Gonobhaban residence here. The bridges are- Boter Khal, Bukar Banga, Monbag, Ahsanmara, Chaknai khal, Ratna, Bula Khali, Buttorer Khali, Rouli Khal, Kaitok khal, Bahadurpur and BGB Gate in Sylhet- Sunamgonj Road. Speaking on the occasion the prime minister ...

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Habiganj 4-kid murder suspect dies in RAB ‘gunfight’

A suspect in the killing of four children at Sundrateki village under Bahubal upazila in Habiganj was killed in a ‘gunfight’ with the members of the Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Deorgach village under Chunarughat upazila early Thursday. Kazi Maniruzzaman Monir, commanding officer of RAB-9 Srimangal camp, said tipped off that Bachchu Miah was fleeing into India through Deorgach border ...

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Mango sprouting creates eye-catching looks in Sylhet

 With the advent of the spring and rise in temperature after departure of winter, excellent sprouting of buds in mango trees continues now everywhere in the Sylhet districts amid favourable climatic condition.Meanwhile, the mango trees in the orchards and homestead areas have started wearing eye-catching look now and excellent sprouting predicts better production of the fruits this year, agriculture officials, ...

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Sylhet’s train services halted

Sylhet’s train communications with other parts of the country have been snapped since early Thursday as rains washed away huge soil under the rail track at Vanugach in Srimangal upazila of Moulvibazar district. Rustam Ali Fakir, station master of Kamalganj Rrailway station conf, said two trains — Jalalabad Express and Udayan Express – got stuck at Vanugach Rail Station and ...

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Sweetwater fishes on decline in Sylhet div

The sweetwater fish species are on decline from the waterbodies including haors and beels in Sylhet division. About 46 species are on the list as the waterbodies have also been reduced due to construction of unplanned embankments and roads, filling up of ponds, excessive use of insecticides and pesticides alongside indiscriminate fishing, official sources said referring a recent survey in ...

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