The Ecnec yesterday approved a project to construct a medical college, hospital and nursing college partially on a wetland in Chandpur despite Planning Commission’s observation that the project cost may rise because of the nature of the chosen site.
The Supreme Court today scrapped a High Court verdict that allowed Md Salim Khan, a local Awami League leader, to extract sand from the Meghna river in Chandpur.
Six persons have been sued on charges of gang raping a housewife in Chandpur’s Sadar upazila on Saturday night.
At least eight people, including three children, died in separate road accidents in Chandpur, Laxmipur and Dhaka yesterday.
Barred by an arbitrary religious edict imposed by a local pir (religious leader), female voters of an entire union in Faridganj upazila have willingly not exercised their right to franchise in independent Bangladesh.
A six-month old baby was killed in a gas cylinder blast in Chandpur Sadar.
A madrasa teacher in Shahrasti upazila of Chandpur has been arrested for allegedly raping a nine-year-old girl twice in a month.
A 16-year-old girl committed suicide on Tuesday night after she was reportedly raped in Chandpur village under Jagannathpur upazila