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Murder case prime suspect arrested

The prime accused in in Parvez murder case here was arrested from Dakkhin Surma area in the city on Wednesday. The arrestee was identified as Faruqe Mia, 30, son of Jamshed Mia of Chandipul area in Dakkhin Surma.  

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Lemon cultivation becomes popular in Sylhet

Lemon cultivation is gaining popularity among the farmers in the district due to good economic prospect of the crop. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office sources said a total of 310 hectares of land have been brought under the cultivation in the district with the production target of 574 tonnes. Many farmers in the district who achieved self-reliance and changed ...

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BCL-Jubo league clash, 4 hurt

At least Four persons were injured in a clash between some activists of Chhatra League and Juba League on Wednesday at Lamakazi point in Biswanath Upazila, The incident took place at round 9:30 am. The injured have been identified as Foyjul Islam, Somru miah, and Moinuddin. The police, however, could not arrest anyone involved in the clash. Eyewitnesses said the ...

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10 shops gutted in Sylhet

Ten shops were gutted as a fire broke out in Fenchu gong area of the Sylhet  in early hours of Tuesday. Sylhet Fire Station in-charge  said the fire broke out from an electric-short circuit in ‘Kolil ullah Market of the area around 5:00am and engulfed four other shops adjacent to it. On information, three fire-fighting units rushed to the spot ...

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PLAIN TRUTH

Islamism in the Horn of Africa Dr. Mozammel Haque : A discussion on the topic “Islamism in the Horn of Africa” took place at Chatham House, London, on Wednesday, 13th of May, 2015, where following speakers participated and spoke: Dr. Harry Verhoeven from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar, Sideq Osman, Sudanese Affairs Researcher; Professor Justin Willis ...

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Shaban 8th Lunar Calendar Arabic Month

By Fatema Miah <> This is Shaban 8th Lunar Calendar Arabic Month; the month before Ramadan. Month of Shaban is the gateway month to Ramadan. Ramadan when Muslims do fast for a month from daybreak to sunset. Informative factors for Muslims and non-Muslims; Shaban is an important month before Ramadan; Muslims usually will be busy with preparations for the month ...

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Justice Today

By Mohammed Khaled Noor :   Justice today is not just at all……. <> Alas, injustices spreading like bush fire to destroy the moral fabric of this human civilization. Shame! Do we need a new world order to save the dignity of human beings …., the plague of injustice, war, death and destructions across our lands? Justice means moral rectitude, ...

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Bangladesh and its confusion on democracy

By Abdul Gaffar Choudhury Everyone in Bangladesh claims that they need democracy. Even a party like Jamaat, which believes in theocracy, want to see democracy in Bangladesh. BNP joined the bandwagon too, despite having military origins, and they themselves ruled using undemocratic methods while in power. The most vocal section of our populace, the civil society, criticises how Bangladesh lacks ...

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Queens speech: Tax cut, welfare cap, and free increased childcare

Bangla Mirror Desk:  The Conservatives have a “golden opportunity” to back working people in Britain, David Cameron has said, as his Queen’s Speech set out a series of measures to cut taxes, create jobs and cut immigration. Setting out his majority Conservative Government’s legislative programme, Mr Cameron vowed to use the next five years to “build something special” as he ...

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Alleged benefit fraud by hundreds of Italian passport holder Bangladeshis

Banlga Mirror Desk :  A charity trustee has been charged with a fraud offence after a huge benefits racket probe involving hundreds of Bangladeshi migrants with European Union passports. The racket is said to involve fraudsters making one-day trips from Italy to attend interviews at Jobcentres for National Insurance numbers. Families for Survival’s offices in Ilford, east London, were searched ...

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