Sifayet Ullah

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Ctg-Sylhet route: No new train in 20 years

Although the demand for railway tickets on the Chattogram-Sylhet route has been increasing every year, the authorities of Bangladesh Railway could not add a single passenger train to the route in the last two decades.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Kalurghat bridge in Ctg: Cost to rise 5-fold as new design placed

The long-awaited Kalurghat Rail-cum-Road Bridge Project of Bangladesh Railway has been delayed by four years even before the work began, due to its incomplete architectural design.

August 7, 2022
August 7, 2022

‘Can’t find a single bus’

Mun Tanji was waiting for a human haulier at the port city’s Chawkbazar intersection yesterday morning. Whenever one arrived after every 10 minutes, the college student rushed to board it, but to no avail amid the huge crowd.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Trauma lingers on for survivors, family

Mohammed Saikat (16), a survivor of the recent Mirsharai tragedy, is undergoing treatment at Chattogram Medical College Hospital. His pain is yet to recede, while the trauma lingers on.

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.