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The most exhausting parts on the way to Sylhet

The most exhausting parts on the way to Sylhet

Two roads on the way to Sylhet have proven particularly exhausting for people leaving Dhaka for Eid holidays. The cars that pass Kanchpur Bridge are usually forced to a halt as they arrive at Narayanganj’s Bhulta, a bottleneck mostly due ...

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London Bangla Press Club demanded the cancellation of government’s decision to close down Daily Sylheter Dak

London Bangla Press Club demanded the cancellation of government’s decision to close down Daily Sylheter Dak

London Bangla Press Club has condemned the recent of government decision of closing down the publication of long established and the most popular newspaper in Sylhet, Daily Sylheter Dak. In a written statement sent by Communication Secretary Muhammod Abdul Quayum, ...

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British High Commissioner visits Sylhet

British High Commissioner visits Sylhet

Ms Alison Blake, British High Commissioner, to Bangladesh concluded her three day visit to Sylhet division today.  During her visit, she met with senior government officials, members of parliament, the Sylhet mayor and business leaders including representatives from the Sylhet ...

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Water stagnation problem remains unsolved in Sylhet

Water stagnation problem remains unsolved in Sylhet

The Sylhet City Corporation (SCC) had spent Tk 2.67 billion in three projects for reconstruction and construction of its drains and canals during the last 10 years but, the water stagnation problem is yet to be resolved mainly due to ...

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20 injured in Sylhet clash

20 injured in Sylhet clash

At least 20 people were injured in a clash between two groups over a mosque at Jalalabad in Sadar upazila of Sylhet yesterday afternoon. Local sources said the groups had an altercation over a mosque at Islamganj Bazar. Following the ...

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Two children among three dead in Sylhet flash flood

Two children among three dead in Sylhet flash flood

At least three people, including two minor siblings, have died in a flash flood triggered by heavy rains in Sylhet’s Companyganj. Faruk Mia, 56, and two of his neighbour’s daughters – Tamanna, 3, and Sultana, 1, drowned as they were ...

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Sylhet’s train services resume after landslide

Sylhet’s train services resume after landslide

Sylhet’s rail communication with the rest of the country has resumed after parts of the railway track was covered in mud following a landslide in the Lauachhara National Park. Incessant rain from Sunday night triggered the landslide, snapping the rail ...

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Livestock dept to disburse Tk 7.0m among Sylhet flood-hit farmers

Livestock dept to disburse Tk 7.0m among Sylhet flood-hit farmers

SYLHET:: The Livestock Department would disburse Tk 7.0 million among the flood-hit farmers of 24 upazilas of four districts in Sylhet division preliminarily for buying cattle feed and required medicines and others. The initiative would be started within a few ...

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