Sanjoy Kumar Barua

January 26, 2022
January 26, 2022

When the quality is right

For a small shop without a signboard or even a name, the popularity of this butter store is unparalleled among the residents of the port city. For 80 long years, this shop with no name has ruled the hearts of the city, solely with the quality of its produce.

December 22, 2021
December 22, 2021

Buildings tilt as CDA digs canal in Ctg

Three buildings and five tin-roofed houses were evacuated in Majirghat area of Chattogram yesterday hours after they tilted to one side amid the excavation work of a nearby canal.

December 12, 2021
December 12, 2021

All over again?

Dismantling work of Crystal Gold, the ship that has remained stranded on Chattogram’s Parki Beach since 2017, started on the beach yesterday.

December 9, 2021
December 9, 2021

At least find my son’s body

“I called for help from everyone. Local shopkeepers. The police. But no one would come forward.”

December 3, 2021
December 3, 2021

Sajek Fire: Accident or sabotage?

While police suspect the fire that gutted four resorts and a restaurant in Sajek valley early yesterday was caused by a short circuit, owners of the resorts believe it was an act of sabotage.

December 1, 2021
December 1, 2021

SC verdict yet to be effective after 7yrs

Right in the heart of the port city stands Pahartali Baddhyabhumi, the largest mass killing ground in Chattogram -- on 1.75 acres of land.

November 18, 2021
November 18, 2021

Of dead and dying dighis

Chattogram city’s historic Rother Pukur pond is truly a part of history books now.

November 13, 2021
November 13, 2021

Cracks appear in port city’s first flyover

Cracks have appeared in two pillars of the flyover that connects Chattogram Container Terminal (CCT) of Chattogram port with the Toll Access Road.

November 8, 2021
November 8, 2021

Sampans passed through here once

Not too long ago, only about 15 years, Chattogram’s Manaharkhali canal could let sampans (traditional wooden boats) pass through. But due to rampant encroachment, today it has become little more than a drain that can barely let water pass, let alone boats.

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

As if trees don’t matter

In a naked attack on the environment, the Roads and Highways Department (RHD) have cut down around 1,700 trees to construct the connecting road of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Tunnel in Chattogram.