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Body formed to probe assault on SUST teachers

A three-member committee has been formed to investigate into the assault on a group of teachers at Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST). The committee was formed headed by Physical Science faculty Dean Professor Dr Sabina Yeasmin, SUST Vice-Chancellor Professor Aminul Haque Bhuiyan told the reporters. Two other members of the committee are university Proctor Dr Kamruzzaman Chowdhury and ...

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SUST admission test on Nov 14

The honours admission test for Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) admission test for will begin on November 14. The decision was taken at a meeting of the admission committee on Sunday afternoon with SUST Vice-chancellor Dr Aminul Haque Bhuinyan in the chair, SUST proctor Kamruzzaman Chowdhury told UNB.

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SUST Teachers observe work abstention

Teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) under the banner of ‘Mohan Muktijuddher Chetonay Udbhuddo Sikkhak Forum’ have observed work abstention, demanding removal of Vice-Chancellor Professor Aminul Haque Bhuiyan. The protesting teachers staged rally and meeting wearing black badges defying rain on the university campus on Monday. Speakers at the rally alleged that the vice-chancellor instigated Chhatra League ...

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Rain disrupts Sylhet life

Flash floods and incessant rain across the Sylhet District interrupted regular life for citizens on Monday. Many roads in the Sylhet  and other cities went under knee deep water caused by water logging. Many roads of  Upshor, Sunarpara, Taltola, Jamtola, Mirabazar, lamabazar, kodomtoly, went under knee deep water. Salim Ahmed, a resident of Mirabazar, said that it took him two ...

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protesting the assault by BCL activists : SUST teachers to observe work abstention Monday

Teachers of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) under the banner of ‘Mohan Muktijuddher Chetonay Udbhuddo Sikkhak Forum’ will observe work abstention on Monday, protesting the assault by BCL activists. Mohan Muktijuddher Chetonay Udbhuddo Sikkhak Forum Convener Syed Shamsul Islam announced the programme on Sunday afternoon. He said: “Protesting the BCL attack on the teachers, we will observe work ...

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BCL men manhandle teachers at SUST

Bangladesh Chatra League (BCL) activists have attacked teachers in Sylhet’s Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST). A faction of pro-Awami League teachers have been demonstrating for the last few months for the VC’s removal. On Sunday, they came under attack from the activists of the BCL, which is the student affiliate of the ruling Awami League. The teacher’s faction ...

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Sylhet footpaths under illegal occupation

Sylhet Footpaths are made so that pedestrians can have a safe and hassle-free walk, but almost all the footpaths alongside the major thoroughfares in the city corporations of the Sylhet  remain illegally occupied by hawkers and others despite drives by the authorities concerned. Thousands of illegal makeshift shops have sprung up of the city corporations, including footpaths, forcing the pedestrians ...

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Equipment for making fake certificates seized in Sylhet

A joint team of police and Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in a drive seized a number of equipment used for making fake certificates from Topkhana area of the city on Saturday night. Being tipped off, a team of police  led by Assistant Superintendent of Police Main Uddin conducted the drive in 163 no house, of one Bibhash Kanti Das, in ...

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Intern doctors at Sylhet’s Osmani Medical College and Hospital agitate for better allowance

Intern doctors at the medical college and hospital in Sylhet have demonstrated on Sunday demanding a raise in their allowance. Services at the MAG Osmani Medical College and Hospital were disrupted for three hours during the interns strike between 10am and 1pm. The intern doctors’ platform President Md Mazharul Haque Amit said that they receive a Tk 9,790 allowance, which ...

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Two brothers remanded after arrest in Sylhet over blogger Ananta’s murder

Police have arrested two more men in Sylhet’s Kanaighat Upazila for their suspected involvement in the murder of blogger Ananta Bijoy Das. They are Mannan Yahia, 24, and his brother Mohaimin Noman, 21, Criminal Investigation Department (CID) Special Superintendent Abdullahel Baki told  that Baki said the duo was detained from their home at Purba Paljur village early on Friday morning. ...

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