Sifayet Ullah

August 29, 2022
August 29, 2022

Mirsarai forest land: 2 lakh saplings destroyed

Around two lakh saplings of forest land planted by the forest department have been destroyed by locals’ buffalo herds in the sea-coast pastures adjacent to the Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Shilpa Nagar at Chattogram’s Mirsarai upazila in the past week.

August 24, 2022
August 24, 2022

Port city finally getting central sewerage system

Work for Package-1 of Sewerage Treatment Plant (STP) of Chattogram Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (CWasa) has started with an aim to create a pollution-free city for residents.

August 18, 2022
August 18, 2022

Mirsarai tragedy: Probe body finds gateman, driver responsible

Both the rail crossing gateman and the microbus driver are responsible for the train-microbus collision at the Mirsarai Borotakia rail crossing that killed 13 people, a probe committee has found.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

A welcome respite from urban cacophony

It is indeed a fiesta of foliage and plant. A riot of colours; colours of flowers and fruits -- that come in all shades and hues.

August 17, 2022
August 17, 2022

Patenga a beach encroached

Illegal structures are springing up along the port city’s Patenga sea beach ignoring the directive of Chattogram Development Authority (CDA).

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.