• Preparations full swing for cyclone Roanu

    With cyclone Roanu approaching closer, control rooms have been set up in coastal areas to facilitate evacuation of the marginalised to safety shelters.

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    836 more Ctg students get GPA-5 in SSC

    Another 836 students obtain GPA-5 in this year’s Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations under the Chittagong Education Board.

  • ‘Mobile phone thief’ beaten dead in Ctg

    Over suspicion of being a thief, a youth has been beaten dead in Chittagong.

  • 3 die as truck hits rickshaw in Comilla

    Three people including a woman are killed as a truck rams a rickshaw in front of the upazila health complex in Chouddagram upazila of Comilla.

  • 2 killed as train hits bus in Ctg

    Two women were killed and at least five people injured as a train hit a BRTC bus on a railway crossing and dragged it around 150 yards along the track in the city's Sholoshohor area yesterday morning.

  • Biman suspends 3 others over faulty aircraft door

    Three more Biman officials including a captain and a first officer are grounded in connection with the damage of a gate of Muscat-bound flight at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong.

  • Ctg students demand re-evaluation of SSC test

    A section of students and their guardians have alleged wrong evaluation in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) examinations and demanded rechecking of mathematics test paper.

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    CMP to prepare database of Ctg dwellers

    The Chittagong Metropolitan Police yesterday announced that the area it covers would be divided into 135 beats to create a database of local people, criminals, establishments and the characteristics of crimes at specific spots.

  • Now, stickers of professionals banned in Ctg

    After Dhaka, police authority in Chittagong city imposes a ban on use of stickers, identifying various professionals, on cars.

  • Chittagong’s hundred year old Jabbarer Boli khela

    The wrestling festival called Jabbarer Boli Khela (Jabbar’s Wrestling Competition) stands as one of Chittagong’s major festival in Laldighi area. The one-day festival begins in the Bangla month of Baishakh—or around April 25. Scores of professional and amateur wrestlers from across the country participates in the competition.

  • Lightning takes 17 more lives in 11 districts

    At least 17 people were killed after being struck by lightning during the storm at different parts of the country, raising the death toll from such incidents to 49 in two days.

  • Karnaphuli dredging project gets stuck

    The capital dredging of the Karnaphuli river, a vital project for the smooth operation of Chittagong port, remains incomplete

  • BCL leader jailed for two years

    Nurul Azim Rony, general secretary of Chittagong city Chhatra League, was sent to jail yesterday, a day after he was held with an illegal firearm at a polling centre in Hathazari upazila.

  • PM wants end to CHT land dispute

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said most of the works under the guidelines of the CHT peace accord, except land reform, had been completed.

  • Transport workers’ strike in Ctg Monday

    Bangladesh Road Transport Worker’s Federation announced to enforce a 24-hr strike for Monday in greater Chittagong to meet their six-point demand.

  • Rejoinder, our reply

    Fazlur Rahim, the presiding officer of 74 Panchpukuria Govt Primary School polling centre of Sundorpur union parishad in Fatikchhari upazila of Chittagong, has sent a rejoinder to a photo published in The Daily Star on April 24.

  • Cargo stalemate at Chittagong port

    The outer anchorage of Chittagong port is seeing long queues of ships as offloading of imported goods from these ships has been mostly suspended for the last 10 days due to non-operation of lighter vessels.

  • Businesses hit hard

    Two vessels carrying over 1,00,000 tonnes of wheat, yellow maize and yellow peas from Argentina and Canada arrived at the outer anchorage of the Chittagong Port in the middle of this month.

  • Power situation in Bangladesh to improve by today

    In a rare move, State Minister for Power and Energy Nasrul Hamid has apologised to the nation for the disruption in power

  • Three ‘robbers’ beaten to death in Ctg

    Three suspected robbers were beaten to death by locals at Uttar Kattali in Chittagong city early yesterday.

  • 3 ‘robbers’ beaten dead in Ctg

    Three alleged robbers were beaten to death by a mob in Chittagong city.

  • 4 murdered in 3 dists

    Four people were hacked and shot to death and another was severely injured in separate incidents in Chittagong, Kushtia and Brahmanbaria yesterday.

  • 2 shot dead in Ctg

    Two youths were shot dead during an attack by rivals in Rangunia upazila of Chittagong.

  • Chittagong woman, daughter found dead

    A woman and her five-year-old daughter were found dead at their house in Boalkhali upazila of Chittagong yesterday.

  • 2 killed in 'shootout' in Ctg

    Two alleged robbers were killed in a "gunfight" with Rapid Action Battalion in Mirsarai upazila of Chittagong early yesterday.

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    2 suspects of Ctg jewellery shop robbery killed in ‘gunfight’

    Two alleged robbers, who were involved in a jewellery shop robbery in February, are killed in a "gunfight" with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) in Mirsarai upazila of Chittagong.

  • Worker dies at Chittagong shipbreaking yard

    A worker died and another fell ill inhaling toxic gas while cleaning oil from a scrap ship at a shipbreaking yard in Sitakunda on Friday afternoon.

  • Coal-fired power plant must not harm environment, Banshkhali locals say

    People of Gondamara in Banshkhali will support installation of a coal-based power plant there only if the plant does not harm the environment, said speakers at a view exchange meeting yesterday.

  • Cement clinker-laden lighter vessel capsizes in Bay

    A lighter vessel carrying around 1,400 tonnes of cement clinkers capsizes in the Bay of Bengal after it was hit by another lighter vessel.

  • Chittagong admin tries to dispel fear

    S Alam Group will have to ensure alternative livelihoods for the villagers in Gondamara of Banshkhali upazila if it is to set up a coal-based power plant there, speakers say at a views-exchange meeting.