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Kamran submits nomination for Sylhet city polls

Mayor Ariful Haque resigns   Photo: Badar Uddin Kamran. Sylhet Office : Awami League nominated mayoral candidate Badar Uddin Kamran on Thursday submitted the nomination paper for contesting the Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) Election scheduled to be held on July 30. Badar Uddin Kamran submitted his nomination paper to the Acting Returning Officer Alimuzzaman around 1 pm. Organising Secretary of ...

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Ariful wins BNP ticket to contest Sylhet polls

Ariful Haque Chowdhury. Photo; Collected Sylhet Office : BNP has finally kept trust in its incumbent mayor Ariful Haque Chowdhury by nominating him as its mayoral candidate for Sylhet City Corporation polls billed for July 30. BNP senior joint secretary general Ruhul Kabir Rizvi came up with the announcement at a press conference at the party’s Nayapaltan central office on ...

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Flood hampers academic activities in Moulvibazar

Photo: Flood water submerges a primary school in Moulvibazar. Moulvibazar Correspondent :  Educational activities in some 151 institutions of the district remained suspended for nearly one month as flood water entered into those, hampering academic and educational activities. Flood water inundated classrooms, veranda and playground of 351 schools and colleges in five upazilas of the district, according to the sources of ...

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Sylhet Rail Station’s power snapped over unpaid dues

Sylhet Office : Sylhet Power Distribution Department on Tuesday snapped the power connections of Sylhet Rail Station, demanding payment of Tk 50 lakh dues. Sardar Azam Mohammad, chief engineer of Sylhet Power Distribution Department, said due to the reluctant attitude of the rail authorities, the power connection of the rail was snapped around 1:30 pm. Later, the rail authorities submitted ...

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Flood leaves thousands in dire straits

Photo: A dejected Sadhu Topno, a tea labourer, at his house ravaged by storms and flood in Palkichhara area of Moulvibazar’s Kulaura upazila. The photo was taken a couple of days ago. Sylhet Office : As flood water recedes, thousands of affected families, from two districts in Sylhet division, are returning home only to see their dwellings ravaged by the ...

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Cash, relief materials distributed among flood victims in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : The government has distributed a total of 1,686 metric tonnes of rice and Taka 18.57 lakh among the flood affected people in two districts of Sylhet region. According to the district administrations of Sylhet and Moulvibazar, a total of 251 metric tonnes of rice and Taka 3.80 lakh were distributed among flood victims in Sylhet district while ...

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Flood situation improves in Moulvibazar

Moulvibazar Correspondent : Although the overall flood condition in Moulvibazar slightly improved on Saturday but the sufferings of flood affected people have increased immensely. The flood water has started reducing from Moulvibazar municipality, Kulaura, Komolganj, Rajnagar and Sadar upazila leaving the roads and houses in devastated conditions. Several holes were created on the roads while wastage of rotten animals and ...

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Police foil Chhatra Dal demo in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : Police on Saturday foiled a demonstration of Chhatra Dal by resorting to firing on the rally leaving 30 activists injured at Kazir Bazar area of the city and arrested at least 20 leaders and activists of the organization. Among the arrestees are former joint secretary of Sylhet Metropolitan Chhatra Dal Chowdhury Mohammad Sohel, former joint Secretary of ...

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SUST to reopen Sunday after Eid, summer vacation

SUST Correspondent : The academic activities of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) will resume on Sunday after Eid-ul-Fitr and summer vacation. Ishfaqul Hossain, registrar of the university, said that the academic activities were suspended from 20th May while the official activities from May 27. The students have already started to return to their dormitories.

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Flood situation worsens in Sunamganj

Sunamganj Correspondent : Several more villages of Jagannathpur upazila in the district were inundated due to the overflow of water in Kushiara River in last week. Flood water entered into several villages of different unions including Raniganj, Pailagaon and Asharkandi causing sufferings to people. Hundreds of families of these areas, living near the bank of the river, were found being ...

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