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Seized sand sale in Cox’s bazar: Forest department locks horns with Pekua UNO

Despite repeated notices from the Forest Department, the upazila administration of Pekua upazila in Cox’s Bazar is reportedly going ahead with its plan to sell seized sand, which was illegally extracted from a reserve forest.

2w ago

Eid rush breathes life into fading industry

While imported shoes have flooded the shoe market in the country and are in high demand, local handmade shoes have still clung to their place in the market.

2w ago

Century-old raintrees to be felled for a ramp

Defying its own policy, Chattogram Development Authority (CDA) has decided to fell 46 trees, including two century-old rain trees, from the CRB area in the port city to construct a ramp of the Chattogram Elevated Expressway.

2w ago

Preparing trains for Eid rush

To get trains ready for commuting during the holiday season, workers at Pahartali Carriage and Waggon Repair Workshop in Chattogram are having a busy time ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.

3w ago

Landslide Prevention: CCC’s ‘grass project’ fails to bear fruit

The Chattogram City Corporation in 2018 initiated a pilot project to tackle landslides at a cost of Tk 20 lakh by planting Vetiver Grass, locally known as Binna Grass, in two hills

4w ago

Inaugurated three months ago, yet to open to public

Agitation is mounting among the port city’s commuters as Chattogram Elevated Expressway has yet to open to traffic since its inauguration last year.

Saltwater intrusion: Crisis of drinking water grips Ctg on 1st Ramadan

Saltwater is invading the Halda River in Chattogram, which is forcing Chattogram Water and Sewerage Authority (CWasa) to keep two treatment plants closed for a certain period everyday. This environmental issue has caused a drinking water shortage, and residents in the southern part of the city are being provided with pure drinking water through rationing.

S Alam sugar mill fire: Dolphin sanctuary in Karnaphuli under threat

A huge amount of polluted water has spilled into Karnaphuli and is spreading fast across the river, threatening the endangered dolphin sanctuary and hundreds of fish species.

April 6, 2024
April 6, 2024

Seized sand sale in Cox’s bazar: Forest department locks horns with Pekua UNO

Despite repeated notices from the Forest Department, the upazila administration of Pekua upazila in Cox’s Bazar is reportedly going ahead with its plan to sell seized sand, which was illegally extracted from a reserve forest.

April 3, 2024
April 3, 2024

Eid rush breathes life into fading industry

While imported shoes have flooded the shoe market in the country and are in high demand, local handmade shoes have still clung to their place in the market.

April 2, 2024
April 2, 2024

Century-old raintrees to be felled for a ramp

Defying its own policy, Chattogram Development Authority (CDA) has decided to fell 46 trees, including two century-old rain trees, from the CRB area in the port city to construct a ramp of the Chattogram Elevated Expressway.

March 28, 2024
March 28, 2024

Preparing trains for Eid rush

To get trains ready for commuting during the holiday season, workers at Pahartali Carriage and Waggon Repair Workshop in Chattogram are having a busy time ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr.

March 23, 2024
March 23, 2024

Landslide Prevention: CCC’s ‘grass project’ fails to bear fruit

The Chattogram City Corporation in 2018 initiated a pilot project to tackle landslides at a cost of Tk 20 lakh by planting Vetiver Grass, locally known as Binna Grass, in two hills

March 20, 2024
March 20, 2024

Inaugurated three months ago, yet to open to public

Agitation is mounting among the port city’s commuters as Chattogram Elevated Expressway has yet to open to traffic since its inauguration last year.

March 13, 2024
March 13, 2024

Saltwater intrusion: Crisis of drinking water grips Ctg on 1st Ramadan

Saltwater is invading the Halda River in Chattogram, which is forcing Chattogram Water and Sewerage Authority (CWasa) to keep two treatment plants closed for a certain period everyday. This environmental issue has caused a drinking water shortage, and residents in the southern part of the city are being provided with pure drinking water through rationing.

March 9, 2024
March 9, 2024

Hill vanishes due to legal loopholes

A hill in Chattogram’s Ashkar Dighir Par area is counting its last days, and will soon be completely leveled to make way for three multi-storey buildings.

March 9, 2024
March 9, 2024

S Alam sugar mill fire: Dolphin sanctuary in Karnaphuli under threat

A huge amount of polluted water has spilled into Karnaphuli and is spreading fast across the river, threatening the endangered dolphin sanctuary and hundreds of fish species.

March 7, 2024
March 7, 2024

Aquatic species dying in Karnaphuli

Different aquatic species in the Karnaphuli River have been dying after burnt raw sugar from S Alam Refined Sugar Industries Limited contaminated the water, following a fire on Monday

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