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Derailment snaps Ctg rail link with Dhaka, Sylhet

Train communication of Chittagong with Dhaka and Sylhet has remained snapped since Saturday morning following derailment of a freight train in Banasua in Sadar upazila of Comilla district. Assistant engineer of Comilla railway station Islam Ahmed said wheels of  four bogies of a Dinajpur-bound freight train from Chittagong veered off the track around 10:30 am, halting train movement on the ...

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Sylhet judgeship courts would be digitalized in first phase,” ————CJ Surendra Kumar Sinha

Chief Justice (CJ) Surendra Kumar Sinha said that the digitalization activities would launch to the judicial works this month. “The digital activities will be introduced in the Sylhet district courts within the next month. Some 20 courts under Sylhet district and city judgeship courts would be digitalized in first phase,” he said. The CJ said this while addressing as the ...

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One electrocuted in Sylhet

One people were electrocuted at Chattak upazila in Sylhet early Friday. The victims were Abdul Salam, son of Bubru miah of Rukka area,. The police, quoting local people, said the victim was electrocuted after coming in touch with an electric wire while they Was Cutting a tree Rukka area. Chattak police officer-in-charge said the police recovered the bodies and sent ...

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Abducted boy rescued in Sylhet

Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) on Thursday rescued a boy, who was kidnapped from Comilla on July 26, near Songram border in Goainghat upazila of Sylhet on Thursday. On information, BGB rescued Rony Mia, 7, from the house of one Hanif Mandal in Jaflong. Rony neither could inform his parents names nor his address. BGB source said Shaheen, son of Farid ...

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Sri Lanka U-16 soccer team reach Sylhet

Sri Lanka U-16 football team arrived here Friday to take part in the six-nation SAFF U-16 Championship that will begin on Sunday (Aug 9) at Sylhet Divisional Stadium. Talking to Bangladesh Football Federation Public Relation Officer Ahasan Ahmed Amit said the Sri Lankan side now in Sylhet while Afghanistan team is expected to reach in Sylhet this evening. Maldives as ...

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Housewife ‘commits suicide’ in Sylhet

A housewife allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself at Nunchhora village in Kanaighat upazila on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Hajira Begum, 25, wife of Jahir Uddin, a resident of the village. Locals said Hajira killed herself by hanging from a beam in the ceiling of the house in the morning. On information, police recovered the body around 2pm ...

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Essentials become costlier after Eid

Prices of vegetables and some other essential commodities have gone up in different kitchen markets in the Sylhet  after Eid-ul-Fitr as a result of inadequate supplies. The heavy rains that have lashed many parts of the country also contributed to the spurt. Retailers blamed the soaring prices of vegetables on a supply shortage. Traders said they could not buy sufficient ...

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Man killed over land dispute in Sylhet

A man was beaten to death allegedly by his rivals over a land dispute at Pariyabohor village in Biani bazar upazila of Sylhet on tuesday. The deceased, Shorif, 22, son of late Atab Ali of the village, Quoting locals, police said there had been a longstanding rivalry between Atab Ali and his neighbour over the ownership of a piece of ...

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Man crushed under train in Sylhet

A man died being crushed under a train near the Dakkhin Surma upazila headquarter in Parairchak area in Sylhet Tuesday Night. The victim could not be identified immediately. The police, quoting local people, said the man, aged around 40, was crushed under a an intercity train, Sylhet Railway police officer-in-charge Alamgir Hossain said the man might have committed suicide. The ...

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Minor boy drowns in Sylhet

A 13 years old boy drowned in a Pond at Gujakair village in Nobigong  upazila on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Samiya, Daughter of Faruk Mia of the village. Police and family sources said Samiya was playing in the courtyard of his house in the Morning. At one stage, he fell down into a Pond adjacent to his house. ...

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