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20 Injured as villagers clash in Sylhet

At least 20 people including 4 Police were injured in clashes between two villagers in Lawai Area Under Dakshin Surma Upazila Sylhet on Friday Evening. Local sources said, Residents of Lawai and Khujarkhola villagers took part in the clashes and they used sharp weapons in the clashes. At least 20 people were injured here. Being informed, a team of Dakshin ...

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Case filed against 5 stone traders

A murder case has been filed over Friday’s death of three stone quarry workers in Bichanakandi area of Gowainghat upazila in Sylhet. Police filed the case against five stone traders with Gowainghat Police station on Friday night. The accused are Basir Miah, a resident of Bichanakandi, Azad Miah, Kamal Hossain, Jahid Miah, hailing from Chittagong and Raju miah alias Jahid ...

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Murder case over Bisnakandi stone quarry death, 2 arrested

Police on Saturday (February 11) arrested two among five accused in a murder case filed over the death of three laborers in a landslide at a stone quarry at Bisnakandi under Gowainghat upazila of Sylhet and for trying to hide the bodies on early Friday. Two arrestees are Jahid Mia from Chittagong and Raju Mia alias Jahid Hasan from Lakshmipur. ...

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Landslide: 3 stone quarry workers killed in Bichanakandi

Three stone quarry workers were killed when part of a hillock collapsed on them while lifting stones from Bichanakandi in Gowainghat upazila early Friday. The victims could not yet be identified. Quoting locals, police said part of the hillock collapsed on some workers while lifting stones from Bichanakandi stone quarry near the kheyaghat area at the dead of night, leaving ...

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VARD inaugurated Third Eye Hospital in Sylhet

VARD Starts its third Eye Hospital in the Sylhet City. It is located in Mirabazar area in the city. On Monday the Hospital inaugurated formally. A programme was arranged there. GM of Pubali Bank ASM Sirajul Islam attended the progrmme as a  Chief guest. VARD executive Director Emranul Haque kamal said, They operate two other hospital in Sunamgong and Sylhet. ...

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139 years Old Brahmmongram Government : Primary School Dilapidated Condition

Brahmmongram primary school is situated in sultanpur Union under Zakigong Upazila in the Sylhet District. It is 139 years old school. The classes are held in a tin shed room. Dr Babul Nath is a long time president of this school committee. He said they inform their problem to the authority many times but no result. A tin shed room ...

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Fugitive held in Sylhet

Police arrested a fugitive from Borokapon area in Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj district on Wednesday. Tipped off, a police team intercepted a minibus and arrested Abul Jabbar Moshahid, 40, son of Abul Lais of Palpur village, while going to Sylhet, said Abu Afsar, sub-inspector of Jawa Police camp. He said Jabbar is wanted in a number of cases filed with ...

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Book Fair draws huge crowd in Sylhet

Visitors and book-lovers especially the students thronged the Ekushey Book Fair here on Wednesday. VC North East University Atful Hye Shibli and SCC CEO Enamul Habib inaugurated the book fair on Tuesday. At the Sylhet Central Shohid Mineer premises at Chowhatta area in the city. The Seven-long Book Fair-2017 has been organized by Prothom Alo Bandhu Shava. The fair attracted ...

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Language Movement of 1952 ; What makes us so proud as a Bengali

    ‘’A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.’’ Marcus Garvey. It is a challenge for us to let our present and future generations to know about our race’s past, our heritage, ethos and culture. The diaspora born and raised outside the mainland Bangladesh is bound to not to ...

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‘We want you to know you’re not alone’: why I went to visit a mosque

Visit My Mosque day helps educate people about Islam to combat rising Islamophobia. Readers tell us about their experiences More than 150 UK mosques opened their doors on Sunday for the third annual Visit My Mosque day, an event aimed at fostering a better understanding of Islam. It came after Donald Trump banned people from seven Muslim-majority countries and all Syrian refugees from ...

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