Sifayet Ullah

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Level crossing or death trap?

Pintu Das (41), a labourer in the port city’s Aturar Dipu area, was killed by a speeding train while crossing the railway tracks near Pahartoli Railway Station on July 29.

July 31, 2022
July 31, 2022

‘Couldn’t help but drag them for half kilometre’

The locomotive driver of the Mahanagar Prabhati train, which hit a microbus on Friday morning killing 11, said he had no time to pull the brakes.

July 30, 2022
July 30, 2022

The coaching centre falls silent after Mirsharai accident

The coaching centre fell silent after it lost 10 teachers and students in a train-microbus collision in Chattogram's Mirsharai yesterday (July 29, 2022).

July 27, 2022
July 27, 2022

Halda no safe haven for dolphins

A dolphin was found dead in the Halda river in Chattogram on July 21.

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

Killing canal to expand road

To expand a nearby road, the authorities of Karnaphuli tunnel have filled up a large part of “Golden Beach” canal in Chattogram city’s Patenga area. The canal now acts as a narrow drain, which has led to waterlogging.

July 20, 2022
July 20, 2022

Wait gets longer for Chattogram’s 1st elevated expressway

Chattogram residents will have to wait further for the port city’s first elevated expressway as Chattogram Development Authority (CDA), the project’s implementing agency, sought a two-year extension due to a lack of coordination with other government agencies.

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

Holding tax based on land not rent

Despite objections from homeowners, Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) will start collecting holding tax based on property rent, instead of area. This new method will reportedly raise the tax by many times.

July 16, 2022
July 16, 2022

Ctg Wasa officials keep going on foreign trips

Six officials of Chattogram Water Supply and Sewerage Authority have made trips to the US and Turkey since May 12, when the government issued a restriction on foreign trips of government officials as part of an austerity measure.

July 6, 2022
July 6, 2022

Railway’s east zone reels from manpower crisis

Authorities of Bangladesh Railway’s (BR) east zone have closed down 46 of the 228 railway stations due to severe workforce shortage. This has resulted in delays of over 30 minutes on different routes of the zone.

June 29, 2022
June 29, 2022

Red Chittagong cattle facing extinction

Red Chittagong cattle, a native cattle breed reared predominantly in Chattogram, is facing extinction for many reasons, especially due to hybridisation, according to experts.