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bodies recovered in Sylhet

police recovered a Dead body of a Newly marriage man at horipur in Jointapur upazila on Monday. The deceased was identified as Wahid Ahmed , 25, son of Abdulhannan of Horipur Shikar Kha village in Jaintapur upazila. Being informed by local people, police recovered the body from the area in the Morning. officer-in-charge of Jaintapur Police Station, said The reason ...

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SAFF U-16: Bangladesh storm final beating Afghanistan 1-0

Sylhet Correspondent.Bangladesh football team reached the final of the six-nation SAFF U-16 Championship eliminating Afghanistan by a solitary goal in the semifinal at the Sylhet Stadium on Sunday. Saad Uddin scored the match winner for Bangladesh in the 56th minute of the match. The first half of the semifinal was locked in 0-0.  Visiting Afghanistan exerted heavy pressure on hosts ...

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Medical, dental college admission test brought forward to Sept 18

The health ministry has brought forward the date of the combined medical and dental admission test to Sept 18. Public Relations Officer of the health ministry Parikkhit Chowdhury told  the date had been revised considering the Eid-ul-Azha vacation. Earlier, Oct 2 had been fixed for the hour-long MCQ exam for entrance to all public and private medical and dental colleges. ...

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Parliament reconvenes on Sept 1

The seventh session of the 10th Parliament will start on Sept 1. President Md Abdul Hamid called the session on Sunday. The session will start at 5pm, according to a Parliament Secretariat press release. The sixth session of Parliament ended on July 8. It saw the passage of the budget for the 2015-16 fiscal. A Parliament session has to start ...

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Rajon murder case: Chargesheet submitted against 13

On Sunday, the police submitted chargesheet against 13 people in the case where a teenage boy Rajon was mercilessly beaten to death in Sylhet. One and a half month after the incident, the Inspector of Sylhet Metropolitan Police Detective Branch, Suranjit Talukder submitted the chargesheet to the Metropolitan Magistrate Court-1. ADC Rahmatullah of Sylhet Metropolitan Police confirmed the submission of ...

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National Mourning Day observed in Sylhet

People of the Sylhet city and its adjacent districts today paid rich tributes to Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman on his 40th Martyrdom Anniversary and National Mourning Day. The day was observed with a fresh vow to materialize the dream of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman to build a “Sonar Bangla” and to bring ...

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Vegetables price almost double in Sylhet City

Prices of vegetables have continued to swell everyday. Most of the items are now selling above Tk 50 per kilo. Brinjal was selling at Tk 50 to 60 per kg, green chilli at Tk 100 to 120, tomato at Tk 80 to 110, carrot at Tk 50 to 60, potato at Tk 25 to 30, bitter gourd at Tk 70 ...

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Sylhet Mohila Dal celebrates Khaleda’s birthday

Jatiyatabadi Mohila Dal  Sylhet City celebrated BNP chairperson Khaleda Zia’s 70th birthday by cutting a cake on Saturday afternoon.Leaders and activists of the Mohila Dal, BNP’s women wing, cut the cake at party  Central Joint Secretary and Sylhet City president Professor Samiya Begum Chowdhury  Sylhet Office. A munajat was also offered there seeking long life of the BNP chief. It ...

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30 injured as villagers clash in Sylhet

At least 30 people were injured in clashes between two groups of villagers in Sylhet on Saturday. Thirteen of the injured were admitted to Sylhet Osmani Medical College Hospital with bullet injuries, said a doctor at the emergency department of the hospital. Local sources said that supporters of Bawonpur  village under Biswanath  upazila adjacent to the Mir Gown village in ...

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India set to seek $99 million in damages from Nestle after Maggi scare: Govt source

India will seek damages of 6.39 billion rupees ($99.3 million) from Swiss group Nestle after a food scare involving reports of excess lead in the firm’s popular Maggi noodles forced a nationwide recall, a government official said on Tuesday. Nestle, which has been accused of unfair trade practices, would be the first foreign firm to be asked to pay damages ...

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