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Daily commodity prices come normal

The supply of all kinds of vegetables in the city’s Subhanighat vegetable market has increased as vehicles including bus and truck are now running on the highways defying the nationwide nonstop hartal-blockade enforced by BNP-led 20-party alliance. Following the increase in supply, the prices of vegetables have come to the reach of Sylhet city people and the farmers, traders and ...

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Sound pollution irritating city dwellers in Sylhet

Sylhet city dwellers are facing serious sound pollution from hydraulic horns that are being used unabated in most of the vehicles here defying the Road Security Council’s ban. Moreover, the roadside restaurant and shop owners are playing songs in full volume using amps to attracted customers that is another prime reason behind the city’s sound pollution. This correspondent learnt that ...

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Man hurt in Gowainghat clash dies at OMCH

A man who was injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over grabbing khas land in Gowainghat upazila on Monday died at Osmani Medical College Hospital on Friday. The deceased was identified as Mainul Islam,40, hailed from Gurkochi village of the upazila. He succumbed to his injuries at the hospital around 8 am, hospital sources said. With his ...

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3 found dead in Sylhet

Three people, including a teenage girl, were found dead in different parts of the district on Friday. Nazrul Islam, in-charge of Bandarbazar police camp under Kotwali Police Station, said a hotel employee was found dead at Sunflower Hotel in Dhopadighir Par in the city early Friday. The deceased was identified as Tera Mia, 34, son of late Jalil Mia of ...

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Three lawyers sent to jail

A court here Monday sent three pro-Awami League lawyers to jail in the Juba League leader Abdul Ali killing Case. Session’s Judge Khandakar Kamaluzzaman passed the order when the trio surrendered before his court seeking bail. The lawyers are additional public prosecutor Mahfuzur Rahman, also publicity secretary of district Awami League, unit member Ajmal Ali and Habibur Rahman. Court sources ...

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196 BNP-Jamaat men arrested in SMP

Police arrested a total of 196 persons, leaders and activists of BNP, its front organisations and Jamaat-E-Islami Bangladesh from different places here in the SMP area last 56 days, police sources said. Police arrested 196 leaders and activists of BNP and its front organisations and three leaders and activists of Jamaat for their alleged involvement with recent subversive activities committed ...

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One held with counterfeit notes in Sylhet

Police arrested a young man in possession of fake Bangladesh currency notes amounting to Tk 1,79,000 from Bodikuna area under Dakshin Surma thana in the Sylhet on Tuesday night. The arrestee was identified as Lokus Miah (50), a resident of Fechugonj upazila in Sylhet district. He used to live in Bodikuna area under Dakshin Surma thana of the Sylhet. Mohsin, ...

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Dhaka-Ctg-Sylhet train services resume

The train movement on the Chittagong-Dhaka- Sylhet route resumed after two hours of disruption on Thursday. The train movement became normal at about 9:30am after a relief train from Laksam Railway Junction conducted the salvage operation. Earlier, Chittagong’s rail links with Dhaka and Sylhet was snapped when a hanger of the Chittagong mail train broke at 7am in between Gunoboti ...

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0 injured in Sunamganj clash

At least 10 people were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers in Kaichium village in Dharmapasha upazila here over electricity connection on Thursday morning. The injured were taken to Dhamapasha Upazila Health Complex. Locals said the supporters of Anwar Master and Shoib Ahmed locked in an altercation in the morning over taking electricity connection in the area. ...

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Muggers looted TK 5 lakh at Sylhet

Muggers shot a businessman wife and looted Tk 5 lakh at Brothers villa of Jalalabad in the Sylhet on Wednesday night. The victim is identified as Saima Begum, 30. Witnesses said Saima was admitted to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital (SOMCH). O.C of Aireport police station, Gousul Hossain confirmed the matter. He said the muggers took away Tk 5 lakh ...

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