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36th BCS exam circular published

The Public Service Commission has published the 36th BCS examination circular to recruit 2,180 first-class officers. Candidates can apply online from June 14 to July 23, the circular published on the commission’s website said on Sunday. This time, 542 officers will be recruited for general cadres and 740 for professional or technical cadres. Besides them, 871 will be recruited in ...

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Budget session to start on Monday

Parliament will go into budget session from Monday. The session will commence at 5pm. At 4pm, the Business Advisory Committee, headed by Speaker Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, will meet to decide about its duration. Finance Minister AMA Muhith is scheduled to present the budget for 2015-16 on Thursday. Members will later discuss the supplementary budget for 2014-15 and the upcoming year’s ...

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Rain brings relief for the Sylhet city dwellers, misery

Sudden rainfall on Sunday has brought a little relief for the Sylhet city dwellers from the unbearable heat continued for the last few days. The rainfall was accompanied with stormy wind which caused the reduction of the temperature. The rain coupled with lightning strikes lashed the city on Friday afternoon, submerging many streets and that disrupted the normal life of ...

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Sylhet pass rate 81.82%

The average pass rate in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examination under Sylhet Intermediate and Secondary Education Board is 81.82% while it was 89.23 last year. The pass rate dropped this year due to political turmoil during the examination period as well as the creative method at Math subject, said board officials. A total of 2,452 students secured ...

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Gold bars weighing 2.75 kg seized from Biman Bangladesh aircraft

Customs officials have confiscated 24 gold bars from an aircraft of the Biman Bangladesh Airlines. The gold bars weighing almost 2.75 kg were found concealed inside the plane, which came from Dubai, Customs Assistant Commissioner Fatema Akter told a media briefing at the Shahjalal International Airport in Dhaka on Saturday. The flight was supposed to come to Dhaka via Sylhet, ...

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87.04% students pass SSC, equivalent exams in 2015

A total of 87.04 percent of examinees have passed the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and equivalent examinations in 2015. Education Minister Nurul Islam Nahid and chairpersons of the education boards handed over the results to Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at Ganabhaban at 10am on Saturday. This year, 111,901 examinees secured GPA-5. Of the nearly 1.5 million students, 1,282,618 have passed. ...

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Woman’s body recovered in Sylhet

Police recovered the body of an unidentified woman, 30 from a house at the Sylhet city’s Korerpara area under Jalalabad Police station on Saturday afternoon. Sources said a man named Mizan rented a flat of the 3rd floor of the house Sufia Manjil at 38/1 Korerpara, two months ago. Mizan went out Friday afternoon. Caretaker of the house Abdul Kader, ...

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SSC exam-2015 : Sylhet students most fail in Math

This year’s SSC examinations under Sylhet Education Board, a total of 812 institutions of 72 and 24 students took part and failed in 13 of the two hundred students 92. Among them, 10 thousand one-hundred and 77 mathematics has been sent. Saturday (30 May) after the publication of the results of the Sylhet Education Board controller Abdul Mannan told journalists. ...

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Female Harassment : Accused SUST student lands in jail

A student of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) was sent to jail on Wednesday by a court here on charge of sexually harassing a female student of the university. The student was identified as Rifat Adnan Papon, a student of the Business Administration department. Akhter Hossain, Officer-in-Charge of Jalalabad Police Station, said Papon was produced before the court ...

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Mangoes hit Sylhet bazaars

  The juicy summer fruit mango has started appearing in the bazaars of Sylhet . Some indigenous varieties have appeared in the markets, but most consumers are frustrated with their high prices. The popular summer fruit will be available in the local markets by the end of June abundantly when all the varieties will appear in the markets. At the  ...

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