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Three day Digital Innovation Fair begins Thursday in Sylhet

The three-day-long ‘Digital Innovation Fair-2015′ will begin in Sylhet Muhammed Ali Gymnasium Thursday, 19 March 2015. Latest ICT products, multi-media classroom, mobile banking and e-learning items will be put on display in around 40 stalls at the fair. District Administration will arrange the fair in collaboration with Ministry of Science and ICT and Prime Minister’s office, A2I with a view ...

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Abducted boy’s killing: RAB source on 3-day remand

A district court has granted three-day remand to alleged source of RAB in connection with the killing of a schoolboy after abduction in Sylhet. Sylhet Metropolitan Magistrate Court 1 Judge Shahedul Karim granted the remand after police produced the RAB source Geda Mia before the court with a 10-day remand plea on Monday afternoon. Police also sought seven-day remand for ...

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Students, teachers demand proper edn atmosphere

Students, teachers and employees of Dakshin Surma Degree College in the district have demanded bringing back the proper educational environment, which is being ruined due to ongoing nonstop blockade and hartal. They put the demand by forming a human chain in front of the college on Saturday noon. Students of the college sought security to sit in the examinations, to ...

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35 bottles of Phensedyl seized, one held

A team of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) on a drive held one person with 35 bottles of Phensedyl from Dakkhin Surma Thana under Sylhet district on Saturday. The arrested was identified as Jamal Ahmed, 38, son of late Ashik Ali of Gaglajur area of Jakiganj Thana under the district. Source said, on a tip-toe, a team of RAB conducted a ...

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School Boy’s body recovered from Sylhet policeman’s house; 3 held

The body of a 10-year old abducted boy was recovered from the house of a police member at Kumarpara in the city on Saturday night, five days after his kidnap. The deceased was identified as Abu Sayeed, son of Motin Mia. He was a class IV student of Roynagar Govt Primary School. Police detained Constable Ebadur, district Olama League Secretary ...

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Affect of hartal and blocked on educational institutes in Sylhet, students are in despair

Due to unprecedentedly long hartal and blockade, the education and exams of the students of various educational institute in Sylhet as well as other parts of the country are hampered seriously. The first year students of MBBS course under the 2014-15 academic session of Sylhet MAG Osmani Medical College have demanded immediate start their classes.“We have already lagged behind for ...

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People suffering from various water-borne diseases; Garbage, wastes pollute Surma River

Unabated disposal of garbage and liquid wastes from the local industries into the water of Surma River are polluting the river water and its adjacent areas in the city. Human and domestic wastes from the nearby residential areas, industries, business centres and construction sites are being disposed into the river without any treatment that is polluting water in high scale ...

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RAB arrests 5 drug peddlers, recovers phensidyls, yaba and arms

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB-9) has arrested at least 5 drug peddlers and recovered huge amount of drugs including yaba tablets, phensidyls and mobile set following conducting drive throughout the Sylhet for last two days. Five different team of the elite forces conducted separate anti-crime drive at different places in Sylhet on Thursday recovered 50 pieces of yaba tablets, 213 ...

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One held with 8 gold bar at Sylhet airport

Customs officials arrested an employee of the Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh along with 8 gold bar at MAG Osmani International Airport here on Thursday afternoon. The arrestee was identified as Mosabber Ali, an LRA of the CAAB. Airport sources said customs officials arrested Mosabber after detecting his suspicious movement in the CCTV footage after a Biman Bangladesh Airlines landed at ...

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Sylhet BCL men vandalise PWD offices, torch 8 vehicles

Activists of Bangladesh Chhatra League Sylhet city unit have vandalised PWD and Sylhet Registrary offices, torchard 8 vehicles and five shop afire during a factional clash of the ruling party’s student wing. On information, two units of Kotwali fire service and Kotwali police rushed to the spot and took the situation under control. Police sources said a chase and counter ...

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