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2 gunned down in Sylhet rival clash

Two people were killed in a rival clash between the two groups of villagers in taking control over a disputed Beel (Land) in Sylhet’s Companiganj area on Saturday afternoon. The deceased were identified as Abdul Khaleque, 50, and Sheikh Farid, 48, of Batumara village in Companiganj. Officer-in-charge (OC) of Companiganj police station confirmed the matter. He told that two people ...

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29 to vie for one seat at SUST admission test

Twenty nine aspirants will vie for each seat for honour 1st year 1st semester admission test under the academic year 2015-16 of Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) under two units. The university authority informed that a total of 41,285 applicants will vie against 1,448 seats under 26 departments while 15,967 candidates submitted their applications against 613 seats under ...

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Safety first at Barts Health

Patients and visitors at Whipps Cross University Hospital are now able to immediately identify the senior nurse on their ward following the launch of new ‘Nurse in Charge’ badges. As part of Barts Health’s drive to ensure safe and compassionate care, the distinctive red badge will be worn by the senior nurse on every shift at the hospital.Associate Director of ...

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Prices drop as winter vegetable supply increases in Sylhet

The prices of winter vegetables have come down in the local markets in  Sylhet  here. According to sources, although winter is yet to set down, there is an abundant supply of winter vegetables in the markets of Sylhet. Already, prices of those vegetables have come down abnormally which is not expected either by the growers or by the consumers. It ...

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Pest attack on T-Aman lands in Sylhet div

About 3300 hectares of Trans-planted Aman (T-Aman) land in four districts of Sylhet division are reportedly affected by Majra poka. “The farmers have started harvesting of the early varieties of the crop only in a few pocket areas’, Deputy Director of Sylhet divisional office of DAE Dr. Mamun Ur Rashid said today. However, it would take at least two to ...

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Moulvibazar-3 by-polls 8 Dec

The by-polls in Moulvibazar-3 constituency that fell vacant with the death of Social Welfare Minister Syed Mohsin Ali will be held on December 8 next. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad on Thursday announced the by-election schedule at a press conference at the Election Commission Secretariat. According to the schedule, the deadline for submission of nomination paper is November ...

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3 abducted boys rescued in Sunamganj

Police rescued three boys three hours into their abduction at Jawabazar in Chhatak upazila of Sunamganj district on Wednesday night. Family sources said some unidentified miscreants picked up three boys — Emon, 13, son of Ubayer Miah of Wagekhali, Akash, 12, son of Kadnas Miah and Rana, 13, son of Ershad Ali of of Natun Court Point — by giving ...

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Photojourno Idris gets bail in Sylhet

A Sylhet court on Wednesday issued bail to photojournalist Idris Ali in the sensational blogger Ananta murder case. Metropolitan Session’s Judge Akbar Hossain Mridha passed the order following a petition filed by the photojournalist’s lawyer. A team of Criminal Investigation Department on June 7 arrested Idris, a photojournalist of a local newspaper Dainik Sabuj Sylhet hailing from Fatehgarh village under ...

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Clash leaves one dead in Sunamganj

An elderly man was killed and 29 people were injured in a clash between two groups of villagers over previous enmity at Raibangali village in Dirai upazila of Sunamganj district on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Chamak Ali, 85, a resident of the villagePolice said the supporters of Jahir Ali and his neighbor Abdul Malik equipped with lethal weapons ...

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