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Licences of 806 firearms revoked

The district administration has revoked the licences of some 806 firearms as those were not renewed for long. This was informed by deputy commissioner Md Shahidul Islam at a views-exchange meeting at his office on Wednesday. “There were 3,006 licensed firearms in Sylhet. The licences of 806 firearms were cancelled on June 22 as those had not been renewed for ...

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House robbed in Sylhet

Robbers looted gold ornaments, cash money and other valuables worth about Tk 5 lakh from a house in Lamakagi area under Sylhet Sadar upazila early Wednesday. Family members and locals said a gang armed robbers numbering 10 to 12 stormed the house of one Abdul Gani around 3:00am breaking open the door and held the family members hostage at gunpoint. ...

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SUST teachers continue movement

A section of pro-Awami League teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) continued their movement for the 3rd consecutive day on Wednesday, demanding the removal of the Vice-Chancellor, reports UNB. Campus sources said as a part of the movement against the SUST VC, a section of pro-Awami League teachers put the VC’s office under lock and key in ...

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Hope for Razzak’s return as Myanmar agrees flag meet

A week after the abduction of BGB Nayek Abdur Razzak, the Myanmar border force has agreed to hold a flag meeting in a couple of days over his handover to Bangladesh. Myanmar’s Border Guard Police (BGP) also asked for a list of the BGB delegation that would attend the meeting, the chief of Border Guard Bangladesh said last night. “Half ...

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Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust hands in the cheque for financial help

Chairman of Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust, President of Kamalganj Associaiton UK, Advisor of Aid Bangladesh Community Forum and Chief Advisor of Shamsul Haque Saleha Chowdhury Red Crescent Maternity Hospital  Faruque Ahmed and his family friend Dr Protiva Chakrabarti has handed in a cheque to Sahnto Shobdokor to help him with the expenses of his studies. The 21,000Tk cheque was handed ...

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BCL meddles in SUST teachers’ protest

A group of Chhatra League activists yesterday broke the locks of the administrative building of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) which was besieged by protesting teachers. In the morning, the teachers who are on protest demanding resignation of Vice-Chancellor Prof Aminul Haque Bhuiyan locked the building as part of their protest remained continued for second consecutive day. Besides, ...

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Three held with fake notes worth Tk10 lakh

Members of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) have detained Three man with fake notes worth Tk10 lakh from Humayun Rashid Squre of Sylhet on Wednesday. The detainee is Nur Hossain, son of Moyna Miha, of Mohispur village, Emdad Ullha son of Osman Miha of Shibnogor, Gita Rani Malakar Wife of Ratna Malakar of Dalayorchor of Khanaigat upazila in the district. RAB ...

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2 killed in clash over building bridge in Sunamganj

Two people were killed and 15 others injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over building a bridge at Basiakhauri village in South Sunamganj upazila on Monday. The deceased were identified as Arju Miah,65, and Abul Kalam,45, of the village. Sub-inspector of South Sunamganj Police Station Mukit Chowdhury said a quarrel took place at about 4:00 pm between ...

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Sylhet Footpath trade booms, pedestrians suffer

Encroachers these days seem to care less about the inconvenience that they create for pedestrians by occupying footpaths in the Sylhet and causing thousands of lost hours of commuters in intractable traffic jams on streets.Hawkers and vendors run a range of businesses on footpaths, blocking pedestrian movement. Furthermore, parked cars, rickshaws and carts, makeshift shops and messy bus stands have ...

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SUST protest enters second day; no headway appears

The teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) who are on protest demanding resignation of Vice-Chancellor Prof Aminul Haque Bhuiyan have kept their programme for second consecutive day on Tuesday. As part of their move, they locked the administrative building and the VC office around 8am. However, the VC has been staying in his bunglaw to shun any ...

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