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Free eye camp held in Sylhet

A day-long free eye camp for the poor was held in Adunik Community Center Khasikhpon  village of OsmaniNagar upazila on Sunday. Help For Foundation UK, a non-government organisation, arranged the eye camp. Doctors at the camp treated about 500 patients and prescribed medicines for them free of cost. They also selected cataract patients for operation at VARD Eye Hospital. Founder ...

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Motorcyclist killed in road crash in Sylhet

A motorcyclist was killed when a Truck rammed into their vehicle on the Sylhet-Tamabil road in Gaterchoty under Jointa upazila of Sylhet district on Saturday. Police said Salim Miha, 30, Son of Abdul barik in Korimgong Under Kishorgang District when a Tamabil-bound Truck hit the motorcycle he was riding around 4.00pm. Later, they were rushed to Osmani Medical College Hospital ...

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Budget 2016: George Osborne warns of cuts of 50p per £100

Chancellor George Osborne has warned the UK has to “act now rather than pay later” ahead of this week’s Budget, with further spending cuts planned. He said the cuts would be “equivalent to 50p in every £100” of public spending by 2020, which was “not a huge amount in the scheme of things”. He told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show ...

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Budget 2016: George Osborne warns of cuts of 50p per £100

Chancellor George Osborne has warned the UK has to “act now rather than pay later” ahead of this week’s Budget, with further spending cuts planned. He said the cuts would be “equivalent to 50p in every £100” of public spending by 2020, which was “not a huge amount in the scheme of things”. He told the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show ...

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1 houses gutted in Sylhet fire

A devastating fire gutted One houses at Dasgor Village in Bishwanath  in the district town on Saturday Night. Witnesses said, the fire originated around 10 pm from an electric short circuit at Late Akbor Ali Member’s house around 10pm and soon spread to four adjoining houses. On information, fire fighting unit rushed in and doused the blaze after one hour ...

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Youth held with Phensedyl in Sylhet

Members of Rapid Action Battalion-9 (RAB) in a drive held a youth with 52 bottles of Phensedyl from Zakiganj upazila under Sylhet district on Friday evening. The arrested was identified as Jaynal, 37. Sources concerned said, on tip-off, a team of RAB conducted a drive in Eidgah area of the upazila in the evening and held Jaynal along with 52 ...

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Sylhet int’l trade fair postponed

Sylhet Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and Industries has postponed the Sylhet International Trade Fair 2016. Shafiul Alam Chowdhury, director of SMCCI declared this on a press conference at the chamber hall yesterday afternoon. A writ petition is filed with the Supreme Court, which ordered cancellation of all activities in Sylhet Sadar upazila field until the decision of building a school ...

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Police finds missing children in Habiganj

Police on Saturday night found the four residential madrasah students, who went missing from their madrasah in Nabiganj upazila of Habiganj district on Friday afternoon. Iasinul Hoque, officer-in-charge of Shaestaganj Police Station, said they found information that the missing — Noyon, Tanvir Rashid Rafid and Imtiaz Ahmed – were staying at the house of Noyon at Sujanagar village of the ...

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Good Boro output on way in Sylhet Div

A total of 1.78 million tonnes of Boro paddy are expected to be produced in Sylhet division during the current season. official sources informed. It includes 279,988 tonnes from 78,935 hectares of land in Sylhet district, 193,620 tonnes from 52,336 hectares in Moulvibazar, 470,947 tonnes from 113,020 hectares in Habiganj and highest 837,582 tonnes from 220,805 hectares of land in ...

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1 alleged robbers arrested in Sylhet

Dakshin Surma Officer In charge S M Ataur Rahman  arrested One robbers from a hotel of Dakshin Surma area on Saturday. The arrestees were identified as Mamun, son of Mubashir Ali, Acting on secret information, a team of Dakshin Surma  police conducted a raid near a hotel in Dakshin Surma at around 10 am. OC Of Dakshin Surma police station ...

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