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

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Future of students uncertain


Haji Mohammad Mohsin Government High School.Photo: STAR

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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

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CU cultural activities on the wane


Chittagong University Central Students' Union CUCSU building.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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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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Gas crisis stops power generation


Shikalbaha Power Station.

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Book reading contest abuzz with students


Winners of the Book Reading Competition pose with the guests at the prize giving ceremony at a port city hotel on January 20. Chittagong Resource Centre of British Council, Bangladesh organised the competition. Photo: STAR

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The week that was


The newly elected executive committee members of Chattagram Zila Krira Sangstha (CJKS) pose for photograph at a reception at Chittagong Club in the port city on Sunday. Brothers' Union Chittagong accorded the reception.Photo: STAR

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Jute mills run with run-down machinery


Old and ramshackle machines at a jute mill. PHOTO: ANURUP KANTI DAS

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