‘Smart’ school bus for students

To ensure safe commuting of students to and from their educational institutes, Chattogram District Administration has initiated smart school bus services.

1w ago

Eco Park in Rangunia / Hills being razed for aviary

A hill is being cut using an excavator, while a portion of another one has already been levelled -- this was what this correspondent saw during a visit to Sheikh Russel Aviary and Eco Park in Chattogram’s Rangunia upazila.

1w ago

Chattogram Medical College Hospital / Patients suffer as CT scan service halted for a month

Many patients are being deprived of CT scan service at Chattogram Medical College Hospital for a month as the hospital’s lone CT scan machine has been out of order since October.

1w ago

Canal Re-Excavation / Residents worry over tilted buildings

Scenes of tilted buildings, residents being evacuated and owners facing financial losses, have become a regular occurrence in some areas of the port city.

1w ago

Cyclone Midhili / 30 vessels wash ashore in Patenga

At least 30 lighter vessels ran aground in different areas on Patenga seashore during Cyclone Midhili last Friday. However, no casualties were reported in the incident.

2w ago

Power line through reserve forest / Palli Bidyut at odds with forest department

The Rural Electrification Board (Palli Bidyut) and the forest department are at loggerheads over connecting power cables through a forest reserve in Chattogram’s Fatikchhari upazila.

2w ago

Gas crisis hits port city

Chattogram city residents have been hit hard by a severe gas crisis for around a month.

2w ago

Jatishangha Park getting new life

With the renovation works going on in full swing, Jatishangha Park located in Panchlaish Residential Area in the port city will be restored to its former glory soon.

2w ago

Ctg customs to auction 177 tonnes of milk powder, ginger, orange

An open auction will be held for The Tk 4.29 crore worth goods tomorrow

4w ago

Ctg Chamber, Australia-Bangladesh Business Forum team up for bilateral trade

The Chittagong chamber signed an MoU with Australia-Bangladesh Business Forum today.

Former Ctg chamber president, his wife ordered to clear Tk 184 crore default loans

The duo has so far defaulted on loans of Tk 904 crore given by different banks

Gold prices fall slightly

22-carat gold will be Tk 99,960 a bhori from tomorrow

Building at the cost of a pond

A pond in Chattogram city’s Mohora area is counting its breaths as builders continue to fill it up for the construction of a five-storey building.

Where history comes alive

Walking down the aisles at Chittagong University Museum, a treasure trove of priceless antiquities and archaeological knowledge, it would seem as if history has come alive there.

Work starts for specialised burn unit at CMCH

A modern and specialised burn and plastic surgery unit is being set up at Chattogram Medical College Hospital following a bilateral agreement between China and the health ministry.

Grabbers feast on railway hills

Over 3,000 illegal structures have been constructed on nine hills owned by Bangladesh Railway in various parts of the port city, violating the law and endangering the hills.

Shipbreaking goes on without environmental clearance

Defying law, shipbreakers in Chattogram are breaking scrap vessels without obtaining clearance from the Department of Environment (DoE), putting the environment at risk. 

The taste and trade of indigenous guavas

It was early in the morning on a Saturday. The Sun was peeping behind the cloud. The road at Raoshan Hat in Chandanaish upazila was wet due to overnight rain.  

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