Sylhet, Bangladesh Newswire (Page 5)

Sylhet, Bangladesh Newswire (Page 5)

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  1. Heavy rainfall likely in 4 divisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places of four divisions of the country due to active monsoon in the next 24 hours, according to weather bulletin. Star file photo Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur at places of four divisions of the country due to active monsoon in the next 24 hours.

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  2. Bus tickets online: a boon for home-goersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Nearly half of the long distance bus tickets sold every day are now made available online, thanks to the growing use of private ticketing platforms which came into existence some three years ago. The benefits of simply going online or calling up 24/7 hotlines to get tickets via email or SMS become evident especially around Eids, centring which bus companies sell around 2 lakh tickets daily, according to insiders.

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  3. Rain may continue this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary squally wind is likely to occur at most places over the country this week. Star file photo Rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to continue at most places over the country with moderately heavy to heavy falls at places this week as monsoon is active over Bangladesh and moderate over North Bay.

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  4. Eid shopping incomplete without silk in RajshahiRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Daily Star

    A crowded New Market area in the capital yesterday. With Eid approaching and time for shopping running out fast, people are swarming the markets and footpaths.

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  5. Rough ride aheadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Thousands of Eid holidaymakers may suffer immensely in traffic jam if the authorities fail to control heavy traffic on some key points of the highways. Traffic either slows to a crawl or goes haywire at these points, leaving people trapped in gridlocks for hours during the Eid rush every year.

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  6. Landslides may occur at places in hillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Landslides may occur at places in hilly regions of Sylhet and Chittagong divisions due to heavy to very heavy rainfall. Photo: Prabir Das Landslides may occur at places in hilly regions of Sylhet and Chittagong divisions due to heavy to very heavy rainfall, a Met Office weather bulletin said.

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  7. ISIS supporter jailed for six yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | Daily Mail

    An extremist who claimed he was leaving the country to meet a date from Match.com has been jailed for six years, after emailing threats to Downing Street and threatening the judge at his sentencing. Shamim Ahmed, 24, from Shadwell, East London wagged his finger at the judge, muttered kuffar [non-believer] and then yelled: 'Wage jihad, wherever we are - target the civilians, tourist sites, inshallah [god willing].'

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  8. A bus stop has been created on Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover, meant...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Daily Star

    A bus stop has been created on Mayor Mohammad Hanif Flyover, meant for swift movement of vehicles, near the Jatrabari intersection in the capital. A heavy-duty metal staircase has also been installed there so people can get on and off the flyover.

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  9. Gridlock may turn grim this time tooRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Like previous years, Eid holidaymakers may have to endure tailbacks while heading home this year as well thanks to poor condition of highways at some key points, say leaders of a platform working to ensure passengers' welfare. Traffic slows to a crawl at those points and some of them even break down hitting large potholes, leading to the gridlocks, they said.

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  10. Eid shopping made stress-freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Many middle-income people find it difficult to stick to their budget in the run up to Eid-ul-Fitr since they have to buy things for family members and relatives. Crescent Footwear Ltd has come up with some relief for them, offering products at interest-free credits for six months to allow shoppers a stress-free shopping experience.

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  11. Bangladesh arrests garment factory owner for funding militantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | India.com

    Dhaka, Jun 12 Bangladesh police have arrested a wealthy businessman who was a senior member of a banned Islamist group that killed 22 people in the country's worst terror attack at a popular cafe here. Imran Ahmed, the owner of a garment factory, and his driver Shamim Mia were arrested near the capital during a raid on Saturday, the elite Rapid Action Battalion said.

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  12. Mango market yet to buzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | The Daily Star

    The large mango market at Puraton Bazar in the town still gives a dull look due to lack of expected number of customers although the popular summer fruit started arriving there from different areas of the famous mango producing district from May 26. There are some 75 wholesale shops in the market. Normally, truckloads of mangoes are sent from the market daily to Dhaka, Chittagong, Sylhet and other districts from the first week of June.

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  13. Discount on domestic Biman routes this EidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Biman Bangladesh Airlines today announced Eid offer by reducing its fare on domestic routes and decided to operate extra flights to meet the demand of heavy flow of passengers during Eid holidays. The national flag carrier offers minimum Tk 2000 fare for one-way to Dhaka from Rajshahi, Syedpur, Jessore, Barisal and Sylhet while Tk 2500 to Dhaka from Chittagong between June 19 and 26, Shakil Meraj, general manager of Biman, told The Daily Star After Eid, the fare will be the same respectively for one-way from Dhaka to Rajshahi, Syedpur, Jessore, Barisal Sylhet and Chittagong between June 27 and July 3, added Shakil Meraj.

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  14. Ctg rail link with Dhaka, Sylhet suspended for 2hrsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Rail communications on four different routes including Dhaka to Chittagong and Chittagong to Sylhet were disrupted for nearly two hours after the engine of an intercity train went out of order in Kasba upazila of Brahmanbaria. The engine of Dhaka-bound train of 'Upakul Express' coming from Noakhal went out of order around 9:00am in Brahmangram area of the upazila due to a technical glitch, our local correspondent reports quoting Lutfur Rahman Mollah, station master of Kasba Railway Station.

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  15. Transcom Foods helping youths build careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Akku Chowdhury, managing director of Transcom Foods that runs KFC and Pizza Hut in Bangladesh, poses at a programme with the company's young employees at the KFC's Dhanmondi outlet in Dhaka yesterday. Transcom Foods Transcom Foods not only sells delicious food items through its KFC and Pizza Hut outlets but also nurtures workforce in a way so they can have successful careers inside or outside the company or become entrepreneurs, a senior official of the company said.

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  16. Midday brief, June 07, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Illegal extraction of stone continues in Sylhet's Gowainghat upazila destroying the environment. An administrative order directed 12 local traders last month to stop digging and filling up the already dug-up trenches, but the traders didn't comply.

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  17. Illegal extraction of stone continues in Sylhet's Gowainghat upazila...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Illegal extraction of stone continues in Sylhet's Gowainghat upazila destroying the environment. An administrative order directed 12 local traders last month to stop digging and filling up the already dug-up trenches, but the traders didn't comply.

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  18. India, Bangladesh must tackle transboundary floods togetherRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2017 | Nerve News

    We were in a festive mood just after the celebrations for the Bengali new year. All preparations were made to harvest our crops but the sudden heavy rainfall and flash flood destroyed everything, says Shafikul Islam, a farmer from Tahirpur Sadar in Sunamganj district, north-eastern Bangladesh.

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  19. More attractive Manipuri saris ahead of EidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2017 | The Daily Star

    A Manipuri woman engaged in weaving traditional handloom sari at Lamabazar in Sylhet city. A good number of women of the community are busy doing the work in different areas of Sylhet division as the demand of the item sees a boost ahead of the Eid-ul-Fitr, the biggest religious festival of the Muslims.

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  20. Festive vibe at Cardiff BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 | The Daily Star

    Festivities abound at the Cardiff Bay as the the city geared up for the last night's Champions League final. PHOTOS: Al-Amin The final of a sporting event is not just about the game itself but also the festivities revolving around it.

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