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.

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


Future of students uncertain

Haji Mohammad Mohsin Government High School.Photo: STAR


This week that was

A colourful procession was brought out on the DC Hill premises, marking the Basanta Utsab organised by Bodhon on Monday.Photo: STAR


CU cultural activities on the wane

Chittagong University Central Students' Union CUCSU building.Photo: STAR


'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


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


<i>A ray of hope for slum kids </i>

Burhani BSRM School Photo: STAR


CMP blames politics for traffic chaos

Nagorik Odhiker Andolon form a human chain in front of the Chittagong Press Club on January 1 demanding occupant-free footpaths and protesting adulteration of foods and reckless driving.Photo: STAR


Grabbers' eye on war-time killing fields, mass graves

A dilapidated memorial at Modhyam Nath Para of Halishahar in the port city. Photo: STAR


Floating people reel under biting cold

Members of a poor family shiver in the biting cold and dense fog in the port city. Photo: Anurup Kanti Das