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Finance Minister Inaugurate 3 Dev Projects in South Surma

Finance Minister AMA Muhit Formally Inaugurate 3 Development Projects in South Surma on Thursday. He Inaugurate of 4 Lane road from kinbridge to Humayan Rashid square, Its cost Tk 18 Cr. Another two Projects of SCC. These are Box drain and Utype RCC with the cost of TK 6 cr 66 Lakh from Humayan Rashid Square to Shibbari Up to ...

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Nation paying tributes to language martyrs

  21st February, 2017   The nation is paying glowing tributes to the martyrs of the historic Language Movement on Tuesday marking ‘Amar Ekushey’ and the International Mother Language Day.   President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina paid their homage to the language martyrs by placing wreaths at the Central Shaheed Minar at one minute past midnight.   ...

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Sunamganj by-polls on March 30

  20th February, 2017   The by-election of Sunamganj-2 constituency  polls will be held on March 30.Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) KM Nurul Huda announced the election schedule in a press briefing held at Election Commission Secretariat this afternoon. As per the election schedule, deadline for nomination paper submission in the Sunamganj by-polls is on March 2 while nomination papers will ...

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PM slams Pakistan for propaganda about ’71 genocide

   20th February, 2017   Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday came down hard on Pakistan for spreading false and fabricated information regarding genocide carried out by the Pakistan occupation force during the Liberation War in 1971.  “Recently it has been seen that the Pakistani conspiracy against Bangladesh is going on. They have published a book where they put caption ...

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SUST students clash with locals; 7 injured

At least seven students of Sylhet Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) sustained injuries in a clash with local people on Sunday evening. Witnesses said the trouble ensued when two students, including a female one, went into an altercation with a restaurant owner over paying bills in the afternoon. In course of the altercation, two local youths – Mostak ...

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Nazira did not receive disability pension in Chattak

A day labour family facing problem with their five year old disable girl Nazira. After birth she has no hand and lag. She has four finger in left leg and two in right leg. Her Mother Shefali begum help her. Their original house is in toranogor of south kurma under Chattak Upziala. They try to receive a disable pension many ...

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Int’l flight operation to begin at Sylhet Osmani airport in March

Eighteen years after the Sylhet airport was declared an international one in 1998, the operation of international flights to and from the airport will start on March 18 with ‘Flydubai’ being the first. Sources said the airport was initially used for the operation of domestic flights from Shahjalal International Airport by the country’s national carrier Biman Bangladesh Airlines. The airport ...

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Four Shibir leaders and activists, including the Sylhet district’s former president have been arrested in drives from different areas of Sunamganj district late Friday. The arrestees were identified as Mahmudur Rahman Delwar, former president of Sylhet district unit of Shibir and son of Abdur Rauf, a resident of Buristhal village, Jasim Miah, son of late Fazar Ali of Kamarvita, Jubel ...

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Transport strike in Sylhet withdrawn

The transport strike, enforced by District Microbus Union, in Sylhet has been withdrawn upon the assurance of administration. Union president Shah Ripon Ahmed confirmed the matter. On Friday, they called the strike in connection to a clash with police regarding the confinement of three transport workers from the town’s Mahajon Patti area around 11:00pm on the day. Earlier in the ...

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Bangladesh must now search for an Impartial Speaker

  By  Najrul Khasru   On 4th January 1642 King Charles I, accompanied by a party of his soldiers, arrived in the House of Commons to demand the arrest of five members of Parliament. Speaker Lenthall in a historic statement refused to co-operate: “May it please your Majesty, I have neither eyes to see, nor tongue to speak in this ...

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