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Juba League man killed in Golapganj

An activist of Juba League, youth front of ruling Awami League, was stabbed to death in Sylhet on early Sunday following a quarrel to establish dominance in the area.  The deceased was identified as Afsar Hossain, 18, son of Enam Uddin of Ujan Meherpur village at Bhadeshwar union under Golapganj upazila in the district, police said.  Local people said that ...

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Man stabbed to death in Sylhet

A young man was stabbed to death by rivals at Subidbazar in the city on Saturday midnight. The deceased was identified as Shimul Deb, 32, son of Samaresh Deb, a resident of Fazil Chist in Subidbazar. Quoting neighbours, Mosharraf Hossian, officer-in-charge of Airport Police Station, said two groups of people locked into a clash in front of a superstore in ...

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Bridge collapse kills 2 in Sunamganj

Two people were killed and another injured in a road accident due to collapse of a baily bridge at Laxmibaur on Chhatak-Doarabazar road in Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj early Sunday. The deceased are Abul Kalam, 25, and Habib Ahmad, 30, hailing from Bugla union in Doarabazar upazila. The accident took place around 12:30am as a goods-laden truck coming from Sylhet ...

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3 madrasa students ‘missing’ in Habiganj

Three students of Shamsul Ulum Nurania Hafizia Madrasa in Mirpur area of Bahubal upazila in the district reportedly went missing on Friday noon. The missing were identified as Tanveer Ahmed, son of Ayub Ali of Hasargaon village in Chunarughat upazila, Junaed Ahmed, son of Moshahid Mia of Shyampur village in Shayestaganj upazila and Sharif Uddin, son of Rashid Mia of ...

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Worker dies in Kanaighat stone quarry

A worker was killed in a Lovachhara stones quarry at Kanaighat upazila of Sylhet district on Saturday morning. The deceased is Forman Ullah, 55, resident of  Kailla village, South Sunamganj upazila of Sunamganj. The accident occurred when mud collapsed on Forman , leaving him dead on the spot, said Kanaighat  police station officer-in-charge (investigation) Nunu Miah.

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Youth hacked to death in Sylhet

A young man was hacked to death at Khasaripara in Beanibazar upazila of the district over familial dispute on Friday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Alam Hossian, 25, driver of CNG-run auto-rickshaw and son of late Sultan Ahmed of the area. Local ward councilor Misbah Uddin said following a familial dispute, Alam’s cousins allegedly swooped on him in a ...

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Indian high commission office in Sylhet soon: Envoy

The High Commission of Indian in Bangladesh will set up its office in Sylhet within next two months, said High Commissioner Harsh Vardhan Shringla here on Friday. “The office will be set up here so that people from Sylhet can easily get Indian visa,” the high commissioner said while speaking as the chief guest at a programme at International Krishnavinamakarta Sangha ...

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Rail communication with Sylhet resumes after 15hr

Rail communication between Sylhet and other parts of the country resumed 15 hours after a Dhaka-bound Upaban express train’s 11 compartments derailed in Sreemangal upazila of Moulvibazar on early Friday (Feb 23). Confirming the matter to Reporter, Bangladesh Railway general manager (Eastern region) Abdul Hai told that the rail communication became normal around 3:30pm Friday. He said all the available ...

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Dhaka-Sylhet train derailed with state finance minister MA Mannan on board

The 11 bogies of the inter-city Upaban express train derailed in Moulvibazar, Srimangal on its way from Sylhet to Dhaka. Because of this, rail communication between the country and Sylhet is closed. This accident happened near Srimangal`s Satgaon station on Thursday midnight. State Minister for Finance and Planning MA Mannan, who was on the train, has been saved from the ...

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