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2 new HSC examination centres in Sylhet board

The Sylhet Education Board (SEB) has added 2 new HSC examination centers this year in a bid to smoothly hold the exams. With these additions, a total of 75 centers under the Sylhet board are now ready for holding the HSC examinations scheduled to begin on April 1. Controler of Sylhet Education Board,Abdul Mannan said they have set up the ...

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Sylhet life normal but the road still haunts

 Life in Sylhet became normal early this month after nearly two months of violence during BNP’s indefinite blockade and general strikes but locals are still scared of making bus journeys. The Sylhet-Dhaka road connects Sylhet with several districts, but this is the road where some of the vicious petrol bomb attacks left many injured as well as killed during the ...

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Shop gutted, in Sylhet

A man was injured when a shop was gutted in a devastating fire that broke out at the Sylhet City Corporation’s market at Laldighirpar area in the city on Sunday. The injured was identified as Parvej Ahmed, 28, a businessman of the market.Later, he was taken to the Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College Hospital soon after the incident around 12:30pm. ...

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Mechanic dies in Sylhet

A mechanic was killed after falling from Aapon Tower at Sagardighirpar area in the city when he was fixing an Air Conditioner (AC) at the building on Sunday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Tisul Das, 26, son of Patal Das of Bhatalia area in the city. Local sources said Tisul Das slipped from the seventh floor of the tower ...

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One held with arms in Sylhet

Golapgonj Police have arrested a person in possession of a firearm and two round of ammunition from Asirgonj bazar area of Sylhet district. The arrestee is Dulal Ahmed, 28, son of Oaris Ali of Bagla village in Golapgonj upazila. Golapgonj OC Fozlul Haque Shibli said: ‘Acting on a tip-off, a team conducted a drive around 5pm on Sunday and arrested ...

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Thunderstorm kills 1 in Sunamganj

A person has been killed in a thunderstorm at South Ura village in Modhonogor of Sunamganj district. Ali Hossain, 18 died when he took his cattle to a field around 9am on Sunday. He was the son of Ramjan Ali. Meanwhile, a child was also injured in the incident. South Bongshikundo UP Chairman Rasel Ahmed confirmed about the death to ...

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UP member suspended in Sylhet

The government suspended the member of Doyamir union parishad in Osmani Nogor upazila under Sylhet district on Monday. Shorifa Ahmed of senior assistent secretary The local government division issued a letter suspending the member, Alkas Ali. Balagonj Upazila Nirbahi Officer said he received the letter of suspending the member, Alkas Ali. He has been  as per the Union Parishad Act, ...

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Lightning kills 2 in Sunamganj

Two persons have been killed in lightning strikes at Tahirpur of Sunamganj district. The deceased are Sirajul Islam, 13, son of Chan Mia; and Md Shahjalal, 40, son of late Abdul Barik. Tahirpur police station OC Md Shahidullah said the duo died on the spot in lightning while working in the yard of their houses on Saturday afternoon.

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Five year old boy kidnapped in Sunamganj

A minor boy was abducted by miscreants from Batirkandi village in Chhatak upazila in Sunamganj on Friday. The victim was identified as Emon, 5, a resident of the same village. Family sources said a group of miscreants abducted Emon near his house on the Chhatak- Doara road of the village at about 4:30 pm. Later, they demanded Tk2 lakh from ...

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BCL men stabbed in Sylhet

A leader and an activist of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) were injured in incidents in Sylhet districts on Friday. BCL man was stabbed and injured by some miscreants at Ambarkhana point in the city. The victim was was identified as Arafat, 25, supporter of Abul Hasnat Bulbul, vice- president of the Sylhet city unit of BCL. Sources said a group ...

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