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Five shops gutted in Sylhet fire

At least five shops were burnt as a fire broke out at a market in Bandar Bazar of the city on Monday night. Fire service sources said the fire broke out at 'Sandhani Fabrics' shop around 11:30pm from an electric short-circuit, and it soon spread around. On information, several units of fire service rushed to the spot and doused the ...

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Housewife attempts suicide with daughter

A housewife has apparently tried to commit suicide along with her 12-year old daughter at her rented residence in Sylhet city. The incident of attempt to suicide took place on Monday night (April 17) at House No. 35 of Mazumdari residential area in the city. The housewife- Amena Khatun Suma- tried to commit suicide by setting herself and her daughter- ...

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President visits flashflood affected haor region

President Abdul Hamid has taken an aerial view of different flashflood-affected haor areas in Kishoreganj, Netrakona and Sunamganj districts on Monday. The President took the aerial view of the badly affected areas of Itna, Baniarchar, Ganiganj, Khaliajhuri, Derai, Jamalganj, Sullah, Tahirpur, Dharmapasha and Chhatak by a helicopter on the second day of his three-day visit to haor region. President’s Press ...

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Theresa May calls for UK general election on 8 June

18 April 2017 Theresa May has said she wants to hold a snap general election on 8 June, despite repeatedly claiming that she was against the idea of an early vote. In a surprise statement outside Downing Street on Tuesday morning, the prime minister claimed that opposition parties were jeopardising her government’s preparations for Brexit. “We need a general election ...

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