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1971, A War Hero Remembers

War Hero Major General Ian Cardozo (retd)was wounded in the battle of Sylhet in Bangladesh in the 1971 war with Pakistan. He lost his leg in a landmine blast, but conquered his disability and......

The mysterious Bangladesh blasts

There were three timed explosions of very low intensity at the railway stations of Dhaka, Sylhet and Chittagong in Bangladesh early in the morning of May 1, 2007. The first explosion took place at......

ULFA runs 7 hotels in Bangladesh: BSF

The United Liberation Front of Asom runs seven hotels of international standards in Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet in Bangladesh and operates three bank accounts in that country, the Border Security......

Ground Zero report: How Bangladeshis infiltrate into India

The Ichhamati river. On the opposite bank is Bangladesh Taki in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district is the last Indian outpost on the border with Bangladesh. It is one of hotspots for......

ULFA's solution to stop exodus: A BULLET to the head

The going has not been too smooth for the United Liberation Front of Asom, the violent separatist outfit that has, for decades, unleashed a reign of terror and mayhem in the north-eastern state.......

Bangladesh finds new oil reserves in Sylhet

Bangladesh has discovered new 'commercially viable' oil reserves in Sylhet, the northern region of the country, following a three dimensional seismic survey in five gas fields in the region last......

Column: India's appalling environment laws

The Lafarge mining case has highlighted how clearance procedures at all levels are compromised, writes Latha Jishnu.David Copperfield, described by Forbes as the most successful magician in......

GMG plans daily flights to Kolkata

Bangladesh's GMG Airlines plans to introduce daily flights to Kolkata, airline officials said on Tuesday. Daily flights would be introduced from Thursday. Currently, it flies twice a week to......

Netherlands beat Ireland in stunning run-chase to make Super-10

Record 30 sixes as the Netherlands chase down 190-run target in just 13.5 overs. The Netherlands qualified for the World Twenty20 main draw following a dramatic six-wicket victory over......

Chigumbura keeps Zimbabwe in race for WT20 Super-10 berth

Elton Chigumbura scored a fluent half-century as Zimbabwe beat the United Arab Emirates by five wickets in a qualifying match to stay in the hunt for a place in the ICC World Twenty20 in Sylhet,......

Ireland prevail over UAE in rain-affected match

Ireland bolstered their chances of making it to the Super-10 after a disciplined bowling effort helped them post a 21-run win over United Arab Emirates under the Duckworth-Lewis method in a......

Zimbabwe beat Netherlands, stay in hunt for main draw

Zimbabwe kept themselves in contention for a spot in the main draw of the ICC World Twenty20 Championships, beating Netherlands by five wickets in a Group B qualifying match in Sylhet on Wednesday.......

ICC World Twenty20 schedule

Bangladesh will square off against Afghanistan in the opening match of the ICC World T20 in Mirpur on March 16, while former champions India and Pakistan go head-to-head in the first match of the......
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  People speak for sylhet

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Q. Enact a national law prohibiting conversion from Hinduism to any other religion. Re-conversion will not be banned. Declare that caste is not based on birth but on code or discipline. Welcome non-Hindus to re-convert to the caste of their choice provided they adhere to the code of discipline. Annex land from Bangladesh in proportion to the illegal migrants from that country staying in India. At present, the northern third from Sylhet to Khulna can be annexed to re-settle illegal migrants.says Dr. Subramaniam Swamy - Your views
:  A. Too complicated. I will just advise to keep religion out of public life. We as a people need 2 stop referring 2 religion for morals and values and...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/enact-a-national-law-prohibiting-conversion-from-hinduism-to//answers/20372574

venkatesaldevarajan
Q. in which year Tata tea started its business & with which company ?
Venkatesaldevarajan:  A. Tata Tea Ltd. is one of India's leading tea companies and is the seco nd largest supplier of branded tea in the world. Vertically integrate d, Tata...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/in-which-year-tata-tea-started-its-business-amp-with-which-c/20372567/answers/17057594

sudesh
Q. is sex good before marriage
Sudesh :  A. from Sylhet, BangladeshThe question is a relative one and so is its answer. It all depends on the degree of emotions and relationship existing...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-sex-good-before-marriage/17049545/answers/2266943

Pandhari Morade
Q. which district of Assam was transferred to Pakistan after a plebicite in 1947?
Pandhari Morade:  A. Sylhet District of Assam more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-district-of-assam-was-transferred-to-pakistan-after-a-/2206843/answers/16027629

  Web results for Sylhet
Arrest warrant for Khaleda Zia's former secretary

A Bangladesh court Sunday issued arrest warrants against 11 people, including Khaleda Zia's former political secretary Harris Chowdhury, in the... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/arrest-warrant-khaleda-zias-former-secretary
Report

Guwahati , Dec 21: The Bangladesh high commission in India is set to open a visa felicitation centre here soon, a report in the Asian Age published... ...

http://www.oneindia.com/guwahati/bangladesh-high-commission-to-set-up-visa-centre-in-guwahati-report-1598880.html
Hurdles in Guwahati-Dhaka bus service identified

R Dutta Choudhury GUWAHATI, Dec 20 The hurdles in the way of smooth running of the bus service between Guwahati to Dhaka have been identified and... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=dec2114/at054
AIUDF MP met Union minister for railways Suresh Prabhu over the issue

Silchar: Karimganj (Assam) MP Radheshyam Biswas has sought revival of the age-old rail connection between Mahisashan in Karimganj district of Assam... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/guwahati/Assam-Kolkata-rail-link-via-Bdesh-must-be-revived-MP/articleshow/45578898.cms
Martyrs of Sepoy Mutiny remembered

Correspondent Distinguished guests placing wreaths on the martyrs memorial at the historic Malegarh battlefield site. - Photo: Nilambazar... ...

http://www.assamtribune.com/scripts/detailsnew.asp?id=dec2014/state050

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