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Broker-free passport office in Sylhet

A new management with an ideology of broker free passport office has created a new scenario in place of previous miss management of Sylhet Regional Passport office. Local passport applicants said to this Correspondent on Tuesday, they didn’t face any type of unexpected situations around the process of passport issuing in the office. They collected necessary forms from the specified ...

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DCs asked to follow 19-point directive

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday gave a 19-point directive to the deputy commissioners (DCs) of the country while inaugurating the four-day annual DC conference at the International Conference Centre of the Prime Minister’s Office in the capital.   The directives are:   They will have to discharge their responsibilities with more carefully and strictly in maintaining peace, ...

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Most of the militants killed in raid shot in the back, says forensic doctor

Most of the nine militants killed in Tuesday’s raid were shot in the back, says the doctor who performed the autopsies. “We have found six to seven bullet wounds on each of the bodies. They died of bleeding and injuries on their heads,” said Sohel Mahmud of the Dhaka Medical College Hospital’s forensic department. “Most of them were shot in ...

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Police release photos of nine suspected militants killed in Dhaka raid, seek information on them

    Police have released the photos of the suspected militants who have been killed in a raid on a house at Dhaka’s Kalyanpur. Dhaka Metropolitan Police (DMP) published the photos (Parental guidance is advised for juveniles to see the photo of bloodied bodies) in their Facebook page on Tuesday evening. They urged the people to message information on the persons in ...

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Beanibazar kit launched ahead of summer tournament

Emdad Rahman :: Ahead of this summers showcase football tournament, Beanibazar FC launched its team kit at Ropewalk Gardens, London E1. The Greater Sylhet Upazila Cup 2016 will see Bangladeshi UK veteran teams coming together at Mabley Green, Hackney, to represent the region of Sylhet, Bangladesh that the players originate from. The kit launch was attended by goalkeeper Shamimuz Zaman, ...

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Chattak 0-2 Beanibazar in Greater Sylhet clash

  By Emdad Rahman :: London – England: With the Greater Sylhet Upazila Cup just a month away Chattak hosted Beanibazar in a pre tournament friendly at Stepney Green Park. A high tempo display from both teams saw a thoroughly competitive game played out with plenty of blood, thunder and competitive spirit. The first half ended goalless but there were ...

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Veteran Patel inspires Scintilla win

By Emdad Rahman :: 52 year old Iqbal Patel rolled back the years to turn on the style as Scintilla beat Hamilton Lions. In a game that was his debut the evergreen wicket keeper blasted a match winning 76 not out to ensure a home win. Hamilton batted first to reach 173/10 from 41 overs with Corey Richmond top scoring ...

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Amar Jonmobhumi to honour British Bengali journalists

  Ansar Ahmed Ullah :: Nadeem Qadir, Minister Press at Bangladesh High Commission announced the launching of a project titled ‘Amar Jonmobhumi’ to honour British Bengali journalists at a Press Briefing held on July 22, 2016 in Café Grill, Brick Lane, East London. In announcing the scheme, the Minister for Press said while in post in London he realised the ...

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Poplar Baths is open for business!

Poplar Baths has re-opened to the public today (Monday 25 July) after nearly 30 years since it closed its doors. The grade II listed building has been lovingly restored to its former glory with a couple of new additions. The building, which has been refurbished by Guildmore, boasts an Art Deco entrance lobby, sports hall, new pools and a café. ...

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