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Price of rice is going up in haor area

People of haor loss their crop price of rice is in creasing by unscrupulous businessman. Fate of 5o kg bag was Tk 1800, at Present it is cost TK 2800. Potato was Tk 13 per kg at present it is cost Tk 20. It is the present condition of Sunamgonj and its adjacent haor area. Farmers fucing great risk. There ...

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Lightening killed one in Balagonj

    One person killed by lightening in Balagong on Wednesday. His name is Masud Mia (40), Son of Zamir Ali Hussainpur Village dewan bazar Union under balagonj Upazila in the Sylhet District. His Family Source said on Wednesday at 11 am he was seriously wounded by lightening in front of his house. he was sent to Osmani Medical. On ...

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Ariful takes charge as Sylhet mayor again

Sylhet City Corporation Mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury rejoined his office again hours after the Supreme Court cleared way for him to discharge duties today. Ariful went to the Sylhet City Corporation where his colleagues welcomed him around 3:30pm. After sitting in his chair, Ariful told the reporters, “Only a couple of days ago, I sat in this chair without fear, ...

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Industrialist Ragib Ali, 4 others get prison for fraud

    A Sylhet court today (Thursday) jailed industrialist Ragib Ali for 14 years and sentenced different terms of imprisonment to his son, daughter and two others in a case filed for forging legal papers and grabbing the endowed land of Tarapur Tea Estate in Sylhet. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Saifuzzaman Hiru passed the order in presence of Ragib and his ...

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Low-lying areas flooded in Sylhet Div

Onrush of water from the upstream and heavy rainfall over the last couple of days flooded the haor and low-lying areas of Sylhet Division including Sylhet, Habiganj, Moulvibazar and Sunamganj districts. The floods caused by endless rainfall and onrush of water from upstream have submerged 64,454 hectares of boro paddy and vegetable in Dakshin Surma, Jointapur, Goinghat, Companigonj, Jokigonj, Fenchegonj ...

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SC upholds HC order staying : SCC Mayors Arif suspension

  The Appellate Division of Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a High Court order that halted the government order suspending Sylhet City Corporation mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury. Chamber Judge Justice Syed Mahmud Hossain passed the order, said Ariful’s lawyer Abdul Haque Kwafi. Now, there is no legal bar to Ariful for taking charge again as the SCC Mayor, he added. ...

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EU migration will continue after Brexit

Theresa May has indicated that free movement of EU citizens to the UK could continue for a period after Brexit, as she eyes an “implementation phase” after 2019, while new border systems and a trade deal are put in place. Mrs May, who is on a visit to Saudi Arabia, has subtly adjusted her language in recent days to bring ...

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Veteran community leader Barrister Ashek Ali passed away

  Bangla Mirror Desk: Veteran community leader and the first British-Bangladeshi Councillor Ashek Ali passed away. He died in London on Tuesday 4th April, aged 83. He left behind one son, three daughters, nine grand children and many well wishers. He is grandfather of BBC Asian Network presenter Nadia Ali. His Namaz-e-janaza was held at East London Mosque on 5th ...

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London Bangla Press Club celebrates Independence Day

Rashed Belal: London Bangla Press Club organised an event to mark the 46th anniversary of Independence Day of Bangladesh. The press club honoured three freedom fighter journalists who are living in London and working in Bengali media. President of the Press Club Syed Nahash Pasha presided over the meeting and General Secretary Mohammed Jubair Ahmed conducted it. Three freedom fighter ...

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