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SCC To built Freedom Fighter Lake in Uposhohar

Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) CEO Enamul Habib give his promise to built Freedom fighter lake by reconstructing Uposhohar lake. later SCC reform all mass grave yard. For freedom fighter there will be reserve place in manikpir (R) grave yard. He declare it for the demand of the freedom fighters. A meeting organized in the temporary officer of SCC. In that ...

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Govt to procure 16,420 tonnes of Aman rice from Sylhet div

The Food Department has taken up a programme for procure 16,420 tonnes of rice from the four districts of Sylhet division this season. Of the total, 15,000 tonnes are Atap and the rest 1420 tonnes are boiled rice, official sources said. Regional Controller of Food, Sylhet Division, Md Anisuzzaman informed. The target includes 4280 tonnes of Atap and 313 tonnes ...

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REB launches Sylhet div project for rural electrification

Bangladesh Rural Electrification Board (REB) has started implementing a major project for covering the uncovered rural areas for electrification in the Sylhet division. The Sylhet divisional project and infrastructure development programme began this fiscal 2016-2017 and has been targeted for completing by December 31 of 2018, a senior official informed. Superintending Engineer of the REB’s Sylhet division Md. Nurul Haque ...

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Husband killed wife in Sylhet

A housewife was brutally killed by her husband in Golapgonj under Sylhet District. Deceased name Sufia Begum (35), on Saturday at 8.PM. The murder was held in Aklaspur village police visit the spot. Killer husband is absconding. The area is deeply shocked about it. Local source said killer helai mia married 2/3 ladies without the approval of his wife. Seldom ...

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Queen ‘disappointed’ after Theresa May ‘refused to share Brexit strategy’

    The Queen was “disappointed” with Theresa May after she failed to divulge details of her plans for Brexit during her first visit to Balmoral, it has been claimed. The Prime Minister declined to depart from her “Brexit means Brexit” line when she went to stay at the royal residence in Scotland in September, according to The Times. Her unwillingness to offer an insight into her ...

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Syria aid convoys: Two guilty over terror funding

   Two UK men have been convicted of using Syria aid convoys to funnel cash to extremists in the war zone. The Muslim community-led convoys became unwitting vehicles for the plan to fund terrorism, the Old Bailey heard. One of the targeted aid missions included Alan Henning, the Eccles taxi driver later kidnapped and murdered by militants from so-called Islamic ...

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Ninety NHS Government officials earn more than £150k a year

    Ninety NHS officials working for central Government and its quangos earn £150,000 a year or more, the Cabinet Office has revealed. The best paid were Professor Sir Mike Richards, chief inspector of hospitals at the Care Quality Commission, and Frances Gould, a microbiologist with Public Health England. Her salary increased to £239,999 to put her on a par with Sir ...

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PWD implementing development : schemes worth over 300 crore in Sylhet

The Department of Public Works, (PWD) Sylhet Division has been implementing development schemes worth over 300 crore in order to facilitate and accelerate, concerned department at office and accommodation in Sylhet Divisional headquarters. Under these development projects, Replacement of Sylhet District Jail at present located in between Bandarbazar and Dhopadighi, will be transferred to Badaghat, the western suburb of Sylhet ...

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Dope gangs active in Sylhet again

Dope gangs have recently been desperate again to rob people of money and other valuables in the Sylhet and elsewhere despite action against the criminals. Locals said many gangsters are roaring in the streets to loot money and other valuables, raising concern among the public. Nowadays, the crime has become a common phenomenon as many fall prey to the gangs ...

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SUST reopens following student protests

Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) Authority has withdrawn its declaration of a 10-day closure of academic activities at the university. The decision was taken at an emergency syndicate meeting, presided over by the university’s Vice-Chancellor Dr. Aminul Haque Bhuiyan, on Thursday morning. Earlier on Wednesday, the SUST authority declared the university closed for 10 days following a clash ...

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