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Movement against corruption urged

Speakers at a post-rally discussion here on Sunday called upon the young generations, including students, for launching social movement in changing social mindset for building a corruption-free Bangladesh. District Corruption Prevention Committee (DCPC) arranged the Scholers Home in observance of the Corruption Prevention Week- 2015 from March 26 to April 1 with the theme ‘Unitedly We Vow to Hate the ...

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Sylhet schools resuming classes after three months

Management of the schools have decided to resume full-scale academic activities from Monday after the BNP excluded Sylhet from the purview of their shutdowns. School academic year begins in January but the institutions in Sylhet could not run normally due to the 20-Party Alliance’s indefinite nationwide transport blockade since Jan 5 and several rounds of shutdowns along with it. The ...

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Traffic congestion back in the Sylhet city

Traffic snarls have returned to Sylhet streets with the BNP calling off its two-month-long weekday shutdowns.The traffic congestion was steadily building up over the past few days and peaked on Wednesday. Roads in Bandarbazar, Zindabazar, Mirabzar, Amborkhana, Shibgonj, Subhanighat and Upashohor seemed overly crowded since morning.The traffic situation got worse as the day progressed.The BNP-led alliance had been enforcing a ...

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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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