Chandpur

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

Chandpur AL leader Salim Khan can’t extract sand from Meghna river

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.

June 23, 2020
June 23, 2020

6 sued for gang raping housewife in Chandpur

Six persons have been sued on charges of gang raping a housewife in Chandpur’s Sadar upazila on Saturday night.

April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019

Eight killed in three road accidents

At least eight people, including three children, died in separate road accidents in Chandpur, Laxmipur and Dhaka yesterday.

December 28, 2018
December 28, 2018

Trapped in pir's ban, Chandpur females not casting votes since '72

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.

February 6, 2018
February 6, 2018

6-month-old baby killed in Chandpur cylinder blast

A six-month old baby was killed in a gas cylinder blast in Chandpur Sadar.

August 4, 2017
August 4, 2017

Madrasa teacher held over 'rape' of 9-yr-old girl

A madrasa teacher in Shahrasti upazila of Chandpur has been arrested for allegedly raping a nine-year-old girl twice in a month.

August 3, 2017
August 3, 2017

'Rape victim' kills herself

A 16-year-old girl committed suicide on Tuesday night after she was reportedly raped in Chandpur village under Jagannathpur upazila

August 10, 2016
August 10, 2016

12 get death penalty for 2 murders

A Chittagong court yesterday awarded death penalty to six people for killing Krishak League leader Oli Ullah in Chandpur in 2014.

June 17, 2016
June 17, 2016

WB funds Bangladesh $360m for improving inland waterways

The World Bank approves US$360 million to help Bangladesh improve the navigability, year-round safe transport for passengers and cargo along Bangladesh’s busiest waterways.

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016

Death in septic tank: HC seeks govt explanation on compensation

The High Court issues a ruling asking the government to explain in four weeks as to why it should not be directed to give Tk 20 lakh in compensation to the family members of a three-year-old girl who died after falling into a septic tank in Chandpur.