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Choked by 2 shipbreaking yards: Once 50ft wide Sonaichhari canal now a narrow stream

Not so long ago, Sonaichhari canal, which is linked directly to the Bay of Bengal, used to be a vibrant 50-feet wide water body.

Moon ride on ‘chander gari’

Travelling is always a delight, but what makes it even more enjoyable is the various kinds of ride you get to take through the journey.

Furniture for all seasons

If one takes a right turn from Bahaddarhat intersection in the port city, they’ll find Khaza Road, and after walking further down the road they would reach Bolir Haat, one of the largest furniture hubs in the country.

Mahbubul Alam reelected as Chittagong Chamber president for fifth time

Mahbubul Alam, chairman of M Alam Group, has been reelected as the president of Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) for the fifth consecutive time for 2021-22 and 2022-23 period.

24 directors to be elected uncontested in Chittagong chamber's biennial election

All 24 directors are going to be elected uncontested in the biennial election of the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) scheduled to be held on June 10.

2 workers found dead at Ctg port

Two workers are found dead inside a ship at a jetty in Chittagong port.

High-rises defy building code

Police Plaza, a high-rise in the port city. Photo: Anurup Kanti Das...

Statistics office limps on

The Statistics Bureau in Chittagong region has been experiencing a serious shortage of staff.

A scope for schoolchildren to know the world

Participants pose for photograph at international Round Square Conference held at Chittagong Grammar School in the port city while a foreign student, right, paints at the conference. PHOTO: ANURUP KANTI DAS


Future of students uncertain

Haji Mohammad Mohsin Government High School.Photo: STAR


This week that was

A colourful procession was brought out on the DC Hill premises, marking the Basanta Utsab organised by Bodhon on Monday.Photo: STAR


CU cultural activities on the wane

Chittagong University Central Students' Union CUCSU building.Photo: STAR


'America Week-2012' abuzz with visitors

Children enjoy the popular show 'Sisimpur' at the “America Week” organised by the US embassy at MA Aziz Stadium in the port city on January 31.Photo: STAR


The week that was

Artistes of 'Sadaranga Classical Music Association' perform at the 15th National Classical Music Conference at Theatre Institute in the port city on February 2. Photo: STAR


Gas crisis stops power generation

Shikalbaha Power Station.


Book reading contest abuzz with students

Winners of the Book Reading Competition pose with the guests at the prize giving ceremony at a port city hotel on January 20. Chittagong Resource Centre of British Council, Bangladesh organised the competition. Photo: STAR