• 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.

  • 3 tilted Ctg buildings ‘dangerous’

    Chittagong Development Authority identifies three of nine buildings, which tilted during yesterday’s earthquake, as “dangerous”.

  • Earthquake: 50 hurt, 4 buildings tilt in Ctg

    50 people are injured while rushing out of RMG factories in EPZ and Oxygen areas and four buildings tilted in Chittagong after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck Myanmar.

  • Govt tries to dispel Banshkhali fear

    The government has extended its full support for the coal-fired power plant to be set up in Banshkhali of Chittagong amid growing protests over the project and last week's clashes that left at least four people killed and scores more injured.

  • 3 injured in Ctg car cylinder blast

    Three persons are injured as a gas-cylinder of a car blasted at a CNG filling station in Chittagong’s Khulshi area.

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    2 crushed under train in Banani

    Two persons are crushed under the wheels of a train in Banani of Dhaka. The deceased – 45 and 50 years – died on the spot when they were crushed near Senamalacha in Banani by a Chittagong bound train from Kamalapur around 8:15am, police said.

  • Protest continues against power plant in Ctg

    National Committee to Protect Oil, Gas, Mineral Resources, Power, and Ports holds a human chain at Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong protesting the killing of the four people who were shot while protesting the installation of a coal-based power plant there.

  • Cuet closed signed die amid protest

    The authorities of Chittagong University of Engineering and Technology (Cuet) close the university for indefinite period amid students’ protest.

  • ASK demands judicial probe into Banshkhali killing

    Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK) today demands there be a judicial investigation into yesterday’s incident of killing four persons in a clash between law enforcers and locals in Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong.

  • Hartal called in Banshkhali tomorrow

    Banshkhali Chhatra Oikya Forum calls a dawn-to-dusk hartal in the upazila of Chittagong for Wednesday protesting Monday's incident that left four people killed in “police firing”.

  • 4 killed in clash over setting up power plant

    At least four persons were killed and 30 others injured yesterday in a clash between law enforcers and locals in Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong over installation of a coal-based power plant, said police.

  • 3 killed in Ctg cops firing

    At least three persons are killed, 11 policemen among 30 injured as cops open fire after being attacked by locals protesting power plant project at Banshkhali in Chittagong, SP says

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    Man held with 25 gold bars at Kamalapur station

    Police arrest a man along with three kilogrammes of gold at Kamalapur Railway Station in Dhaka.

  • Bridge sinks, Sylhet’s rail link with Dhaka, Ctg snapped

    Rail communications of Sylhet with Dhaka and Chittagong remain suspended as a railway bridge in Moulvibazar goes under water due to overnight rain.

  • SC lawyer Shakila, 32 others charged with funding militancy

    Rapid Action Battalion presses charges against Supreme Court lawyer Shakila Farjana and 32 others in a case filed for funding a Chittagong-based militant group.

  • Ctg BNP wants re-election in 30 unions

    Chittagong district unit BNP demands cancellation of today’s union parishad elections alleging widespread irregularities by ruling party men and demanded re-election in those unions.