• Dutch woman on quest for family in Bangladesh

    Poverty stricken Rahima Khatun in 1979 was compelled to give up her four-year-old granddaughter Sultana for adoption to a Dutch non-government organisation and was subsequently adopted by a Dutch couple in the Netherlands.

  • Most Ctg auto-rickshaws run without meters

    Most of the CNG-run auto rickshaws are operating in the port city of Chittagong without fare meters ignoring government directives.

  • Work hard to push Bangladesh ahead, President asks students

    President Abdul Hamid says there must be relentless efforts, self criticism and cooperation to turn Bangladesh into a middle income nation by 2021 and a developed nation by 2041.

  • A dream comes true as PM opens World Trade Centre

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina opens the country's first World Trade Centre in Agrabad area of Chittagong, aiming to make business much easier.

  • PM to open 'World Trade Centre' in Ctg today

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina travels to Chittagong today on a daylong tour to open the World Trade Centre in the port city and

  • Ctg commuters face transport shortage

    It was already quite late. Exhausted after a hectic day at work, Jafar Ahmed was trying his best to get onto a human haulier near Prabartak intersection in Chittagong city. He wanted to go home.

  • Ershad, Raushan in Ctg

    Jatiya Party Chairman HM Ershad and party's presidium member and also Leader of the Opposition Raushan Ershad yesterday came to

  • Shibir 'planned riot in Ctg'

    The police claim to have thwarted an Islami Chhatra Shibir bid to create communal violence in Chittagong.

  • Ctg cops blame Shibir for plot to create riots

    Police in Chittagong blames Islami Chhatra Shibir, student wing of Jamaat-e-Islami, for plotting to create communal riots for ousting the government.

  • 3 Ctg bankers jailed for embezzlement

    A Chittagong court sentences three bankers and a businessman to 20 years’ imprisonment each in four cases filed 28 years ago over money embezzlement.

  • Hunt begins for the U19 World Cup

    The hunt begins for the eleventh time…16 countries will contend for the coveted ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup trophy and the tag of ‘World Champions’ in Bangladesh from January 27 to February 14, 2016.

  • Abducted Ctg girl rescued after 11 days

    Police rescued a 15-year-old schoolgirl on Sunday night, 11 days after she was abducted on her way to school in Sitakunda upazila by some youths.

  • U19 Tigers hunt down England

    Bangladesh U19 cricket team win their second warm-up game of the ICC Under-19 World Cup when they overwhelm England by 97 runs at Chittagong.

  • Medicare stops in Chittagong

    Patients were left to suffer yesterday as doctors stopped providing all sorts of healthcare services in private hospitals and diagnostic centres in Chittagong.

  • Man held in Ctg with stun gun, drone

    Customs intelligence officials arrested a man with a drone and a stun gun at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong Tuesday morning.

  • Man held with lethal taser gun, ‘drone’ at Ctg airport

    A man is held with a lethal taser gun and a drone-like device at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong, customs intelligence official says.

  • Biggest ever yaba haul

    The Rapid Action Battalion arrested three drugs smugglers with the biggest ever haul of yaba pills in separate drives in Chittagong and Dhaka since Saturday.

  • Biggest yaba haul: 3 held in Dhaka, Ctg

    Law enforcers claim the biggest haul of contraband yaba tablets in drives through Dhaka and Chittagong and detains three persons in this connection.

  • Bangladesh youths whitewash WI U19

    Bangladesh U-19 cricket team beat West Indies U-19 by 16 runs in the 3rd ODI of the Youth ODI Series at Zahur Ahmed Stadium in Chittagong, winning the series 3-0.

  • Train fare to rise by 7.8pc next month

    The Railways ministry wants to increase fares for passengers and freight by 7.8 percent from next month to cut down losses.

  • Ctg zoo running out of animals, visitors

    The only zoo in Chittagong city is gradually running out of attractive animals and eventually the visitors as well.

  • BCS preliminary test tomorrow, no watches allowed

    The 36th Bangladesh Civil Service (BCS) preliminary examination will be held tomorrow. Aspirants have been asked not to carry watches, along with any other electronic devices, in the test venues set up through Dhaka, Chittagong, Rajshahi, Barisal, Khulna, Sylhet and Rangpur.

  • 20 hurt in Ctg BCL infighting

    At least 20 people are injured in infighting between two groups of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) in Chittagong city.

  • EC suspends 5 cops in Chandnaish, Kalkini

    Election Commission has suspended five policemen in-charge of separate voting centres in Chittagong’s Chandnaish and Madaripur’s Kalkini municipalities.

  • CU cancels studentship of 3 ‘JMB suspects’

    Chittagong University authorities cancels the studentship of its three students three days after their detention as “JMB suspects”.

  • 3 Ctg JMB men on 5-day remand

    A Chittagong court places three members of banned Islamist outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), who were arrested yesterday, on a five-day remand in a case filed for terrorist activities.

  • Signs are very alarming

    The recovery of a sophisticated sniper rifle and military suits in Chittagong yesterday and Friday's suicide blast at an Ahmadiyya mosque in Rajshahi are alarming additions to the country's security situation, says a security analyst.

  • JMB den busted in Chittagong

    Law enforcers for the first time found a semi-automatic sniper rifle from a den of militant outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), police say. Detectives in Chittagong raided a rented flat of JMB regional commander at Amanbazar on the city outskirts early yesterday and recovered the MK-11 semiautomatic sniper rifle. According to Chittagong Metropolitan Police Commissioner Abdul Jalil, neither police nor Rab use this rifle in Bangladesh.

  • BNP’s Satkania mayor candidate quits race

    The BNP candidate for Chittagong’s Satkania municipality declares to quit the race alleging “pressures from different quarters”.

  • Ctg JMB den busted: 3 held with sniper gun, army suits

    Two days into the unearthing of a key hideout of banned outfit Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh, crackdown on JMB regional commander's den in Chittagong yields high precision semi-automatic sniper rifle, 13 sets of military uniform, explosives and ammunition, police say. The three militants arrested are said to be senior students of Chittagong University.

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