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3,400 marginal farmers get incentive for Rabi crop farming in Sylhet

    Three thousand four hundred marginal and poor farmers of the region have been brought under the coverage of incentive for farming various Rabi crops in the current winter season. Of the total, highest 1200 farmers are in Sylhet, 400 in Moulvibazar, 1,000 in Habiganj and 800 in Sunamganj districts, sources from the DAE, Sylhet Division, informed yesterday. Sources ...

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‘Coordinated Development Initiative’ programme starts in Sylhet division

A special programme styled ‘Coordinated Development Initiative’ (CDI) has been started in all the four districts of Sylhet Division for overall development of a particular area. It would help achieving the target of reaching the required materials and service for education, sanitation and nutrition to the rural poor, a number of locals and officials said. The Divisional Commissioner of Sylhet ...

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Four day long Krishi Projukti Mela begins in Sylhet

A four-day long  ‘Krishi Projukti Mela 2016’ begins in Sylhet on Thursday at the premises of Krishi office in Dhopadighirpar area . DAE Additional Director, Sylhet division, Krishna Chandra Hore was present on the occasion as the chief guest, while Deputy Director Md Abul Hashem presided over it. Project Director of the project ‘Raising Crop Intensity in Sylhet Region’ Md. ...

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Stunning Repudiation of the Establishment as Donald Trump Is Elected President

  Donald John Trump was elected the 45th president of the United States on Tuesday in a stunning culmination of an explosive, populist and polarizing campaign that took relentless aim at the institutions and long-held ideals of American democracy. The surprise outcome, defying late polls that showed Hillary Clinton with a modest but persistent edge, threatened convulsions throughout the country and ...

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Families win supreme court appeals over bedroom tax

Two families who claimed that the bedroom tax, which restricts housing subsidies, was unfair have won their appeals against the UK government at the supreme court. But five other claimants had their challenges dismissed at the country’s highest court in a judgment that considered the specific circumstances of each individual applicant. The seven-justice panel upheld the claims of Jacqueline Carmichael, ...

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Nazmul Quaunine joins as the new High Commissioner to the UK

Md Nazmul Quaunine, previously Bangladesh ambassador to Indonesia, has joined his new workplace at Bangladesh High Commission in London. He succeeded MA Hannan in that position on Friday while the latter went on retirement, says a press release issued from Bangladesh High Commission in London. The decision to appoint Quaunine as the new envoy to the UK mission was made ...

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None of B’baria attackers to be spared: Home minister

    Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal  on Wednesday warned that none of the culprits behind the attacks on Hindu community will be spared. The minister came up with the warning while addressing a public gathering at Nasirnagar upazila of Brahmanbaria this evening. “Detectives have so far detained 74 of those who were involved in the attack after identifying them ...

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Shiper Meet, Greet and Assist Service starts its activity at Sylhet Osmani Airport

The associate company of Shiper Air Service, Shiper Meet, Greet and Assist Service started providing serviced to passengers of all airlines at Sylhet Osmani Airport.  The enterprise organised a view exchanging meeting to update the journalists and local businesses in a restaurant at Whitechapel. The CEO of Shiper Meet, Greet and Assist Service Khandakar Shiear Ahmed briefed the audience about ...

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Celebrating the best of the British Bangladeshi community

                  The Bangla Mirror Group, publishers of the British Bangladeshi Who’s Who publication, held a press conference on Friday 4th November 2016 at the London Muslim Centre, to announce the launch of the much anticipated 2016 publication. The official launch of the British Bangladeshi Who’s Who 2016 publication and award is being held in the prestigious Meridian Grand venue ...

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Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust provide financial assistance to a poor student

President of Jubeda Khatun Foundation Trust and President of Kamalganj Association UK  Faruque Ahmed donated 30,000 taka to insolvent student Shanto Shobdokor for the expenses of his study.  He donated this money with the co-operation of your family friend Dr Protiva Chakrabarty. Principal of the College Md Kamruzzaman Miah and Santo Shobdokor received this financial assistance. A donation giving ceremony ...

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