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Rain washes out play on Day 3 of Mirpur Test

Incessant rain has washed out play on the third day in the second and last Test between Bangladesh and South Africa. The downpour had abated before the lunch break and umpires Richard Kettleborough and Paul Reiffel had declared resumption of play after tea at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur. As the teams were warming up under the cloudy ...

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Father, son killed in Sylhet road accident

A man and his son were killed and some others injured when a pickup van rammed into a private car on the Sylhet-Bianibazar road at Fulbari area on Saturday morning. The dead were identified as–Ekhlas Uddin, 70, and his son Altaf Uddin, 35. Witnesses said, a pickup van smashed a Sylhet-bound car around 8am, leaving Altaf Uddin dead on the ...

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Two houses robbed in Sylhet

Robbers looted gold ornaments, cash and valuables worth about Tk 25 lakh from two houses here early Friday. Locals said a gang of armed robbers entered the Oikotan 221-4 and Oikotan 221-5 of one Fojlul Hoque and Mojibur Rahman  under PirMoholla area in Sylhet around 4:00am breaking the door and looted 20 grams of gold ornaments, cash, mobile phone sets ...

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Robi opens internet corner in Sylhet

Robi Axiata Limited, one of the leading mobile-phone operators in the country, This project aimed at providing free internet services for the users of Sylhet Pressclub in the Sylhet. The event was inaugurated by Chief Corporat and People Officer Motiul Islam Nowshad, Mayor of Sylhet City Corporation, Thursday at the Sylhet Government Public Library. Among others, Sylhet Pressclub President Ikbal ...

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Dubai-Sylhet flight passengers narrowly escape

Passengers of Dubai-Sylhet flight of Bima Bangladesh Airlines escaped a tragic accident narrowly after a bird entered into engine while the plane was landing. The incident took place at runway of Osmani Airport around 7:15am Saturday. Four blades of the plane were broke down but landed safely, Airport sources said. Sources also said bird shooter Selim Uddin, who was scheduled ...

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1 fake journalists held in Sylhet

Police arrested one fake journalists from South Surma upazila of the district on Friday. The arrested are Anam Ahmed under Bishonath upazila. Police said the One youths had been collecting subscription for long from different persons at Kodomtoly area in the guise of journalists NTV. In this connection a case was filed with the Dakshin Surma police station and police ...

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Drive against light vehicles on highways begins in Sylhet

The government has taken decision to stop non-motorized vehicle movement on the highway to reduce road accident generally occurred due to the plying of the non-motorized vehicle movement on the highway especially CNG run autorikshaw, Van, bi-cycle, Nosimon or Korimon (a local vehicle run by generator engine). Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) and Sylhet District Commission jointly drive against CNG ...

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