Sifayet Ullah

November 9, 2022
November 9, 2022

First-ever ferry service on the cards

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation (BIWTC) plans to start the first ever ferry service between Sandwip island and Sitakunda in Chattogram.

November 3, 2022
November 3, 2022

RHD eyes 174 acres of reserve forest

The Roads and Highways Department is seeking 174 acres to widen a road through the Ramgarh-Sitakunda Reserve Forest in Chattogram amid concerns of damage to the environment and violation of rules.

November 2, 2022
November 2, 2022

Access road to be finally accessible

The long-awaited Bakalia access road, built to ease traffic and improve connectivity with south Chattogram from port city, will be opened for vehicular movements soon, said project officials.

October 19, 2022
October 19, 2022

Hill razed for road

A group of individuals has reportedly cut a hill by Chattogram city’s Sarson Road to build a road, without getting approval from the Department of Environment (DoE), much to the dismay of locals and environmentalists.

October 15, 2022
October 15, 2022

A forest faces further forays

The Local Government Engineering Department (LGED) has taken an initiative to build a 5km road through the Ramu reserve forest, a move that forest officials and environmentalists say will bring disaster.

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

Fighting again to restore democracy

Alleging that the Awami League government has turned the country into a crematorium, the BNP has said there is no alternative to ending its rule.

October 13, 2022
October 13, 2022

Tackling river erosion with trees

To tackle erosion, the Forest Department has planted 29,000 trees on a stretch of Chattogram’s Halda riverbank -- which had been grabbed by locals -- bringing a welcome change for the region’s biodiversity.

October 12, 2022
October 12, 2022

Good news for Ctg commuters

Train services between Chattogram and Dohazari will resume next month amid widespread demands of commuters following two years of Covid induced closure.

October 12, 2022
October 12, 2022

Pollution killing Karnaphuli plants

As many as 81 species of plants on Karnaphuli riverbanks are in danger of going extinct over the next few decades due to the dumping of industrial wastes and other forms of pollution. 

September 28, 2022
September 28, 2022

Passing days in fear

Only two years after its reconstruction, the Ghoramora embankment in Sitakunda’s Sonaichhari Union collapsed. Now, over 25,000 people in five villages are passing their days amid fear.