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Pakistan following Bangladesh for economic dev: Momen

Sylhet Office : Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen today said Pakistan is following Bangladesh for economic uplift of the country as Bangladesh has made a tremendous development in the last 11 years. “Pakistani economists suggested the country’s prime minister to reach the country’s economy to the equal level of Bangladesh within next 10 years,” he told a view-exchange with ...

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US expatriate killed in Habiganj road crash

A US expatriate was killed and four others were injured after a truck crashed into a private car on Dhaka-Sylhet highway of Madhabpur upazila in Habiganj on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Ruhul Amin, son of Alim Uddin, hailing from Bairagibazar Khashir Namnagar village at Kurabazar union of Bianibazar upazila. He was used to live in USA. According ...

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ACC grills Sunamganj AL leader Imon on graft charges

Sunamganj Correspondent : The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has begun grilling National Power Grid former director and Sunamganj District Awami League General Secretary Enamul Kabir Imon on charges of amassing illegal wealth beyond known sources of income. Earlier on Monday, the anti-graft body in a letter signed by ACC Deputy Director Nurul Huda, also the inquiry officer of the allegation, asked ...

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3rd SUST IPE Alumni Association (SIPEAA) Election will be held on January 24th

Masud Al Razi : Shahjalal University of Science & Technology’s Industrial and Production Engineering alumni association will hold its 3rd election on January 24th-26th.  4 years ago, SIPEAA (SUST IPE Alumni Association) was established with a great motto“Together we will achieve more” to flourish in Industrial world by the energetic graduates of SUST IPE Department.Now it is an organization of ...

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Jagannathpur municipality mayor Haji Abdul Monaf passes away

Sylhet Office : Mayor of Jagannathpur Municipality in Sunamganj district Haji Abdul Monaf died in the Brighton Hospital, uk on Saturday night (Innalillahi … Rajiun). He was 68. Haji Monaf was the Senior Vice president of Jagannathpur Upazila Awami League. He left Wife, Three sons and Six daughters and numerous numbers of well-wishers and followers behind. Planning Minister M A ...

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150 cartons of contraband cigarettes seized at Sylhet airport

Sylhet Office : Customs members seized 150 cartons of contraband cigarettes at Sylhet Osmani International Airport here on Saturday afternoon. A team of Customs, Excise and VAT Commisionerate of Sylhet conducted a drive at the airport and recovered the cigarettes from two bags around 5pm, said its Commissioner Dr Golam M Munir. However, no one was arrested in this regard, ...

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SAU staff recruitment test postponed amid protest

SAU Correspondent : The authorities of Sylhet Agricultural University halted recruitment tests scheduled for Friday and Saturday amidst protests by students and staff. The staff went on strike on Thursday noon demanding more facilities while students joined them protesting against recruitment tests scheduled to be held on Bangabandhu’s Homecoming Day. At one stage, they confined Vice-Chancellor Matiar Rahman Howlader at ...

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Japan supports construct resource center in Sunamganj

  Sunamganj Correspondent : A Japan-supported project for construction of multipurpose resource center for agricultural and disaster management has been opened in Tahirpur of Sunamganj district. The project was implemented by Center for Natural Resources Studies(CNRS) with support from the government of Japan through Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGHSP), said the Japanese Embassy in Dhaka. Mohammad Abdul ...

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Upgrade universities to world-class ones: President

SUST Correspondent : Mentioning teachers as the lighthouses of a nation, President Abdul Hamid urged all to come forward to play their due role in making the universities in Bangladesh as world-class ones. “You (teachers) are the lighthouses of the nation. General people keep their faith in you… so, it’s my request to you all, please come forward to play ...

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President Abdul Hamid performs ‘Ziarat’ in Sylhet

Sylhet Office : President Md. Abdul Hamid performed ‘Ziarat’ at the shrines of Hazrat Shahjalal (RA) and Hazrat Shahporan (RA) in Sylhet. He arrived at Sylhet MAG Osmani International Airport by helicopter on Wednesday (January 8) at 12:30 pm. He first visited the shrine of Hazrat Shahjalal (RA) and later Hazrat Shahporan (RA). At 3 pm, the President Md. Abdul ...

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