Historical

Choked by 2 shipbreaking yards: Once 50ft wide Sonaichhari canal now a narrow stream

Not so long ago, Sonaichhari canal, which is linked directly to the Bay of Bengal, used to be a vibrant 50-feet wide water body.

Moon ride on ‘chander gari’

Travelling is always a delight, but what makes it even more enjoyable is the various kinds of ride you get to take through the journey.

Furniture for all seasons

If one takes a right turn from Bahaddarhat intersection in the port city, they’ll find Khaza Road, and after walking further down the road they would reach Bolir Haat, one of the largest furniture hubs in the country.

A scope for schoolchildren to know the world


Participants pose for photograph at international Round Square Conference held at Chittagong Grammar School in the port city while a foreign student, right, paints at the conference. PHOTO: ANURUP KANTI DAS

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The week that was


Artistes of 'Sadaranga Classical Music Association' perform at the 15th National Classical Music Conference at Theatre Institute in the port city on February 2. Photo: STAR

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'America Week-2012' abuzz with visitors


Children enjoy the popular show 'Sisimpur' at the “America Week” organised by the US embassy at MA Aziz Stadium in the port city on January 31.Photo: STAR

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March 16, 2022
March 16, 2022

Furniture for all seasons

If one takes a right turn from Bahaddarhat intersection in the port city, they’ll find Khaza Road, and after walking further down the road they would reach Bolir Haat, one of the largest furniture hubs in the country.

March 16, 2022
March 16, 2022

Moon ride on ‘chander gari’

Travelling is always a delight, but what makes it even more enjoyable is the various kinds of ride you get to take through the journey.

March 16, 2022
March 16, 2022

Choked by 2 shipbreaking yards: Once 50ft wide Sonaichhari canal now a narrow stream

Not so long ago, Sonaichhari canal, which is linked directly to the Bay of Bengal, used to be a vibrant 50-feet wide water body.

May 11, 2021
May 11, 2021

Mahbubul Alam reelected as Chittagong Chamber president for fifth time

Mahbubul Alam, chairman of M Alam Group, has been reelected as the president of Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) for the fifth consecutive time for 2021-22 and 2022-23 period.

May 9, 2021
May 9, 2021

24 directors to be elected uncontested in Chittagong chamber's biennial election

All 24 directors are going to be elected uncontested in the biennial election of the Chittagong Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) scheduled to be held on June 10.

July 25, 2017
July 25, 2017

2 workers found dead at Ctg port

Two workers are found dead inside a ship at a jetty in Chittagong port.

February 23, 2012
February 23, 2012

High-rises defy building code


Police Plaza, a high-rise in the port city. Photo: Anurup Kanti Das...

February 23, 2012
February 23, 2012

Statistics office limps on

The Statistics Bureau in Chittagong region has been experiencing a serious shortage of staff.
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February 23, 2012
February 23, 2012

This week that was


Visitors at the photography exhibition titled `Beautiful Chittagong' at Theatre Institute, Chittagong (TIC) held from February 15 to 19. Photo: STAR

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February 23, 2012
February 23, 2012

Risky journey


RISKY JOURNEY: The Dhaka-bound Chattala Express runs on a line and a rail engine on another line while the rickshaws and a motorcycle wait in between the lines risking life.
The photo was taken from Kadamtali Rail crossing in the port city on Saturday. Photo: Anurup Kanti Das