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  • Small school, big hope

    Charulata Bidyapith, a school initiated by six youths studying at different educational institutions in Chittagong, gives a ray of hope for underprivileged children to get an education.

  • 5 killed in Dhaka, Ctg road crashes

    Five people have been killed and four others injured in separate road accidents in Dhaka and Chittagong.

  • One killed, five injured in Ctg fire

    A person was killed while five others, including two fire fighters, were injured in fire incidents in Chittagong yesterday.

  • 6 burnt in Ctg gas cylinder blast

    Six people, including two members of a family, suffer burn injuries as a gas cylinder blasted in New Mooring area of Chittagong city.

  • Rainy weather in Bangladesh

    Met office predicts moderate rainfall

    Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places across Bangladesh, says Met office.

  • Aus dominate Tigers

    A defensive approach led to dipping body language for Bangladesh as the home side seemed to be waiting for something to happen

  • Jute mill workers clash; road blocked in Ctg

    Fifteen people are injured as workers of a jute mill demonstrating for their arrears clashed with police in Aturer Depot area of Chittagong city.

  • arrest

    13 Ctg teachers land in jail for ‘defaming’ Bangabandhu

    A Chittagong court sends thirteen high school teachers to jail in a sedition case filed for reportedly defaming Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • Ecnec okays project to ease Ctg’s waterlogging

    The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council approves a project involving Tk 5,616.50 crore to mitigate sufferings of its residents from the perennial waterlogging in port city of Chittagong.

  • Diaz Irfan Chowdhury

    Diaz murder: Court asks cops to arrest accused

    A Chittagong court asks police to arrest the Bangladesh Chhatra League central leader Diaz Irfan Chowdhury murder case accused for the sake of investigation.

  • Shah Amanat International Airport

    Flight operations in Ctg resumed after 3hrs

    Flight operations at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong resume three hours after it was suspended as an aircraft of Bangladesh Navy skidded off the runway while landing there.


    Ashish Kumar Sarkar, deputy commissioner of Chittagong Taxes Zone-4, now takes his office boat to work. Every day he meets a security guard who moonlights as a boatman.

  • 6 more children affected by ‘unknown’ disease in Ctg

    A special team of physician from Health Ministry reached Fouzdarhat Infectious Diseases Hospital in Sitakunda of Chittagong this morning and collected blood samples of the children infected by an 'unknown' disease.

  • 4 cops hurt in clash with Ctg New Market hawkers

    At least four policemen are hurt during a clash that resulted from a hawker eviction drive in Chittagong’s New Market area.

  • Rain submerges parts of Ctg city

    Most of the low-lying areas of Chittagong city have gone under knee-deep to waist-deep water due to incessant rain for over six hours since morning causing immense misery to the city dwellers.

  • BCL hands CDSA 48-hr ultimatum

    The Chittagong city unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) yesterday issued a 48-hour ultimatum to stop the construction works of the swimming complex and other establishments at the Chittagong Outer Stadium next to the MA Aziz Stadium.

  • Man shot dead by brother in Ctg

    A man has been shot dead reportedly by his elder brother in Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong following a family feud.

  • Chittagong Open this month

    After hosting the BTI Open in Kurmitola, Bangladesh is going to host another Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) event later this month.

  • Ctg edge Rajshahi on penalties

    Chittagong Division beat Rajshahi Division 5-4 in a penalty shootout in their knock-out round fixture of the Agrani Bank 26th National Youth Hockey Tournament at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium yesterday.

  • And then there were four

    42 matches and one month later the Bangladesh Premier League's fourth season has finally come to its final leg.

  • Rajshahi topple the might of Dhaka

    Mehedi Hasan Miraz hit the penultimate ball of the match for a four down to the backward point boundary as Rajshahi Kings pulled off a thrilling three-wicket win over Dhaka Dynamites in the 21st match of Bangladesh Premier League at Chittagong today.

  • Mohammad Nabi muscles Vikings to 190

    Mohammad Nabi hammers his highest T20 knock to muscle Chittagong Vikings to 190 for 5 after 20 overs against Rajshahi Kings led by Darren Sammy in the 16th match of Bangladesh Premier League 2016.

  • Dhaka solidify pole position with 19-run win

    Dhaka Dynamites maintain their position at the top of the Bangladesh Premier League table by defeating Chittagong Vikings by 19 runs.

  • Barisal canter to victory

    A superb captain’s knock from Tamim Iqbal propels Chittagong Vikings to 163 for 3 after 20 overs against Barisal Bulls in the 12th match of Bangladesh Premier League 2016 at Mirpur Stadium.

  • 'Beating Mash most pleasing'

    “Defeating Comilla [Victorians] is not pleasing, but defeating Mashrafe [Bin Mortaza] is,” Chittagong Vikings captain Tamim Iqbal joked after his side's victory at Mirpur.

  • Tamim, Nabi deliver Vikings' winning start

    A four-wicket haul from Mohammad Nabi delivers a 29-run victory for Tamim Iqbal's Chittagong Vikings over defending champions Comilla Victorians, led by Mashrafe Bin Mortaza, in the opening match of the Bangladesh Premier League

  • Shakib sees sunny side of rain break

    Brilliant sunshine bathed the city yesterday to signal the return of the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) festivities, with the tournament set to kick off in earnest today as per a fresh schedule after rain spoiled the previously scheduled kick-off.

  • Rain-marred BPL set for restart

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) yesterday confirmed that all the matches of the Bangladesh Premier League would in fact be replayed by announcing the new itinerary of the competition.

  • Revised itinerary released for BPL

    The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) announced the new itinerary for the fourth edition of Bangladesh Premier League today. The tournament will now commence from November 8, 2016.

  • Tigers' win has to be the best possible news for Test cricket

    England's defeat by Bangladesh has come as a shock to the system for cricket.