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Temple burned; Damages more than lakh taka in Madhabpur

Some unknown miscreants set on fire at Temple. In this incident extensive damage of the Temple has been occurred. The incident of firing took place at Boro Bari Temple of Bulla village under Madhabpur upazila of district Habiganj on Sundy midnight. On hearing the news Madhabpur fore Brigade rushed to the spot and doused the fire. In the spot of ...

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Indefinite transport srike in Habiganj

An indefinite transport srike clled by the District Road Transport Owners-Workers Oikko Parishad began on Tuesday morning for stopping illegal vehicles. The strike stars at 6am. No long-route vehicles left the district. Habiganj Road Transport Workers Union President Alhajj Fazlur Rahman said, they called the strike as the authority did not take any steps to stop illegal vehicles.

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Dacoity in Expatriate’s House in Sylhet

A daring dacoity has allegedly been committed at an expatriate & house at Shamaspur village, Jalalpur union, under Moglabazar Thana of South Surma Upazila in Sylhet district at small hours Sunday. It has been learnt from both locals and Moglabazar Thana a group of 13/14 armed dacoits raided Soudi Arabia expatriate Meheruzzaman Muhit and Rezwan Ahmed Nipu’s house by breaking ...

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Expatriate’s son killed in Sylhet

Misbahuddin (20), a youth has brutally been stabbed to death at around 8 p.m. yesterday (Saturday) at Zindabazar, Sylhet City’s busiest part. The gruesome murder stunned Sylhet City-dwellers, of whom mass people started feeling insecured. The deceased is S/O German expatriate Rahmat Ullah of the village Chandipur under Duarabazar Upazila in Greater Sylhet. As present Misbah’s family live in Mojumdari ...

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Four-in-Charge got Zila Parishad Tickets in Sylhet Division

Four incumbent Zila Parishad (District Council) Chairmen have got the tickets for competing the up-coming Zila Parishad (District Council) Election. They all belong to ruling Awami League. The confirmation of their contest from the ruling party reached here last night. The District Assistant Office Secretary Mr. Jaglu Chowdhury disclosed it to this correspondent. Setting aside all prediction, the incumbent Sylhet ...

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Illegally influxed Indian Citizen held

Rapid Action Battalion (RAB)-9 members today arrested Resh Kasanto (42), an Indian citizen from Bandarbazar area in Sylhet City today (Saturday). The arrestee is son of late Bell Kashanto of village Muktarpur under Dawki Thana of Meghalaya State of India. Resh Kashanto in a confessional statement said to police that he came to Bangladesh illegally. RAB-9 handed him over to ...

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Two ring-gangsters and six students held

  SUST and other University Admission Test question leakage and supplying Answer through calculator device seized   Two ring-gangsters and six students have been arrested by police while Shahjalal University of Science and Technology (SUST) admission test was in progress today (Saturday) morning. According to police, in guise of “Google Coaching Centre” at Bogra, a gangster who has been engaged ...

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Critics round on Myanmar’s Suu Kyi over Rohingya crisis

The UN has said recent security operations amount to ‘ethnic cleansing’ of the Muslim Rohingya minority, with thousands fleeing to neighbouring Bangladesh Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday stood accused of failing to protect Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims from what rights groups say is a systematic campaign of abuse by the army. The democracy icon, garlanded by ...

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Death toll in China power plant accident climbs to 74

The death toll in the collapse of a platform under construction at a power plant in eastern China has risen to 74, with two others injured, as China’s chief safety inspector arrived to oversee an investigation, state media said on Friday. Deadly accidents are relatively common at industrial sites in China, where anger over lax standards is growing. Three decades ...

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Myanmar wants ethnic cleansing of Rohingya – UN official

  24 November 2016 Myanmar is seeking the ethnic cleansing of the Muslim Rohingya minority from its territory, a senior UN official has told the BBC. Armed forces have been killing Rohingya in Rakhine state, forcing many to flee to neighbouring Bangladesh, says John McKissick of the UN refugee agency. The government of Myanmar, also known as Burma, has been ...

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