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Police recover dead body in Sylhet

A young man was found dead at Damdama area in Gowainghat upazila of Sylhet district on Friday. The deceased was identified as Russel Mia, 20, son of Rafiq Mia, according to UNB report. Sources said that locals spotted the body, at Damdama haor (water body) in the morning and informed police. Police recovered the body and sent it to Sylhet ...

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Vegetable production increasing in Sylhet

Sylhet huge amount of vegetable is available in the Sylhet market. Local and other parts of the country a large amount of carrot, bean, potato etc are came her by truck. Now pumpkin sells Tk 20-25 each, gourd Tk 30-50 each, carrot per kg Tk 10-15, cabbage per kg Tk 12-15 and so on. This year vegetable production is bright ...

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Number of Leprosy patient increasing in Sylhet

Number of leprosy patient increasing in Sylhet. In 2016 it is 544 person. Where as in 2015 it was 513. Physician say due to ignorance tea garden labour are affected largely. Assistant Civil Surgeon Sylhet Dr. A kalam Azad said, Really the number of patient is not increasing. People become conscious to eradicate it vis-a vis they receive treatment. Disease ...

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Air and noise pollutions Endangered in Sylhet City life

Air and sound pollution have aggravated in the Sylhet city life. Causing different diseases to the city dwellers, environmentalists and locals said. Air pollution caused by black smoke emission from unfit vehicles and dusts from open space has increased bronchitis, asthma and other respiratory diseases among the city dwellers, physicians said. Besides, people of different strata in Sylhet are also ...

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RHD starts construction of Sylhet-Bholaganj road

The Roads and Highways Department (RHD) Sylhet has recently started construction of the Sylhet-Companiganj-Bholaganj road. Additional chief engineer of the department, Sylhet zone, Md Shahnewaz said after completing the Tk 4,150 million project, it would help end sufferings of the locals. Thousands of visitors who come to visit Bholaganj and Bisnakandi tourist locations every year will also be benefited. The ...

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Osmaninagar & Jagannathpur Upazila Parishads Election March 6

Two Upazila Parishads-Osmaninagar in Sylhet, Jagannathpur in Sunamganj are going to polls on March 6 next in Sylhet Division. The Election Commission on Wednesday announced the election schedule for the three Upazila Parishads to arrange polls along party lines for the first time in the country. According to the election schedule, the deadline for submission of nomination papers is February ...

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  3 dacoits held in Sylhet

Police with the help of locals arrested Three alleged dacoits from Manikpur area on the Dakshin Surma Upazila in Sylhet District on Wednesday Morning. The arrested are Abied Miah 23, son of Taher Ali in Fenchugonj Upazila, Foried Miah 32, son of Lulu Miah in Balagonj Upazila and Shipon hajari son of Mubossir Ali in Fenchugonj Upazila. OC of Moglabazar ...

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Sylhet Gas takes up Tk 505cr project to make best use of condensate

The government has signed a contract with a Bangladesh-Indonesia joint venture to ensure the best use of the locally produced natural gas condensate under a project involving Tk 505 crore. Condensate is a low-density mixture of hydrocarbon liquids that are present as gaseous components in the raw natural gas. It is later refined into petrol and octane. Different gas fields ...

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College girl Khadija back at home after 4 months

College student Khadija Akter, who was undergoing treatment at Savar Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) hospital after being stabbed by a BCL leader, was taken to her village home in Biswanath upazila of Sylhet on Wednesday. She arrived at Sylhet Osmani International Airport by a flight of Biman Bangladesh Airlines around 2:17pm. Khadija’s father Masuk Mia and ...

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  Industrialist Ragib Ali gets 14 years in jail for grabbing land

A Sylhet court of Chief Metropolitan has sentenced industrialist Ragib Ali and his son Abdul Hai to 14 yearthe order on Thursday afternoon. Two cases were filed against Ragib Ali, his son and four others for grabbing the land of an endowment property of Tarapur Tea Estate through forgery and setting structures flouting rules. He fled to India along with ...

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