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Daring dacoity Commited in Sylhet : Booties worth Tk 10 lakh looted

A Daring dacoity has been Commited at the village of Duttarail under Dhaka Dakshmin Union of Gulapgonj Upazilla in Sylhet at pre-dawn session on Friday. It has been learnt from the locals and Gulapgonj Model Thana Police that a group of armed dacoits raided at London Community leader Moulana Ashraful Islam and his younger brother Businessman Atiqul Islam’s house at ...

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Jeremy Corbyn could face leadership challenge next month, Labour MP suggests

Labour MPs have warned Jeremy Corbyn he must make more effort to mobilise Labour supporters in order to prevent Britain voting to leave the EU in next month’s referendum. Pro-EU Labour figures fear that Mr Corbyn will not throw his full weight behind the Remain campaign and that it could lose the referendum as a result. Some Labour MPs have ...

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Sadiq Khan to more than double size of London’s clean air zone

The new mayor of London Sadiq Khan has made his first major policy announcement, unveiling plans to substantially increase the size of London’s clean air charging zone to tackle the capital’s illegal air pollution levels. The Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) – which could also now come into force earlier than planned – will require drivers of the 2.5m oldest and dirtiest ...

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Newbornfound dead in Sylhet

The police recovered the body of a newborn child in Dakshin Surma Upazila Sylhet on Tuesday morning. The Mogla bazar police officer-in-charge Kairul fajal said they recovered the body, which was wrapped in a towel, near a High school at Ranga Hajigang Bazar  in theDakshin Surma , being informed by local people. The body was sent to Sylhet Osmani Medical ...

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One Year Over,Three killers of Ananta Bijoy still traceless

The investigators dealing with science writer and war crimes trial campaigner Ananta Bijoy Das murder case are now looking for the three people who took part in the killing on a Sylhet street on May 12 last year. CID Special Superintendent Mirza Abdullahel Baqui told That “Three of the six suspected killers are already in jail. We are now looking ...

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AL Leader Shamim 4th death anniversary Observed in Sylhet

Country progressing well under Hasina No election before 2019: Nasim   The health minister, Mohammad Nasim, said on Wednesday that no election would be held in the country before the incumbent Awami League-led government exhausts its tenure. Stating that the country is progressing well under the leadership of prime minister Sheikh Hasina, the health minister said, no election at this ...

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Ecnec approves 7 projects in Sylhet Division

The Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) Tuesday approved the expansion of rural electrification operations in Sylhet division project and developing physical facilities at Rural Electrification Board (REB) headquarters at cost of Tk 1,417.10 crore, aiming at providing 3.20 lakh new rural power connections. The approval came at the ECNEC meeting held at the NEC conference room with its ...

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SCC starts demolishing City Super Market Building

Sylhet City Corporation has started demolishing work of a commercial building City Super Market vulnerable to earthquake Tuesday morning as part of its decision to knock down such 32 residential and commercial buildings. The three-storey building of City Super Market’s second-floor’s demolition work has initiated, said Enamul Habib, chief executive officer of SCC, adding, the traders are given a two ...

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12 injured in Sylhet DeedWriter Hawker clash

Around 12 people were injured in a clash between two groups over setting up temporary shops in Register Field area of Sylhet city Tuesday. Eyewitnesses and police said an altercation ensued between supporters of deed writer Hasnat Ali and hawker Moin Uddin over the matter. Later, their supporters started clashing with sticks and sharp weapons. Police rushed in and brought ...

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