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  • Sitakunda Chittagong map

    Body of teenage boy recovered from Ctg canal

    The body of a teenage boy is recovered from a canal in Sitakunda upazila of Chittagong, two days after he went missing while taking a bath in the canal.

  • diagnostic centres in Chittagong

    Strike at Ctg pvt hospitals, clinics withdrawn

    Private clinics, hospitals and diagnostic centres in Chittagong withdraw their indefinite strike after authorities assured them of meeting their demands.

  • 3 held with 19,000 yaba tablets in Ctg

    Law enforcers seize 19,000 contraband yaba tablets and detain three people for allegedly trying to smuggle the drugs to Dhaka from Chittagong city.

  • Battered, bruised

    On the night of August 13 last year, a driver of a container trailer lost control of his vehicle in Port Access Road in Chittagong and it tipped over and fell on a cng-run three-wheeler.

  • Md Yousuf

    Ctg ex-MP Yousuf dies

    Former Member of Parliament from Chittagong’s Rangunia constituency Md Yousuf passes away aged 69.

  • Tigers face tough task

    A second innings debacle once again haunted Bangladesh as the Tigers did exactly what Sri Lanka would have been hoping for by

  • Dispose of Khaleda Zia’s bail plea

    A puzzling punishment

    In a blatant violation of the law, a man has been punished by a mobile court when he was in police custody, and the High Court has summoned the executive magistrate and the police officials involved to explain why.

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    Ctg Jubo Dal man shot dead

    A leader of pro-BNP youth organisation Jubo Dal was shot dead by unidentified persons in Chittagong city yesterday evening.

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    Indefinite transport strike begins in Ctg, passengers suffer

    One of the transport owners’ associations in Chittagong enforces an indefinite strike in the port city to press home their 11-point demand, causing immense sufferings to commuters.

  • Two elephants electrocuted

    2 wild elephants electrocuted in Ctg

    Two wild elephants are electrocuted as they encountered live electric wire in Lohagora upazila of Chittagong.

  • Small school, big hope

    Charulata Bidyapith, a school initiated by six youths studying at different educational institutions in Chittagong, gives a ray of hope for underprivileged children to get an education.

  • 5 killed in Dhaka, Ctg road crashes

    Five people have been killed and four others injured in separate road accidents in Dhaka and Chittagong.

  • One killed, five injured in Ctg fire

    A person was killed while five others, including two fire fighters, were injured in fire incidents in Chittagong yesterday.

  • Gas cylinder blast in Chattogram City

    6 burnt in Ctg gas cylinder blast

    Six people, including two members of a family, suffer burn injuries as a gas cylinder blasted in New Mooring area of Chittagong city.

  • Rainy weather in Bangladesh

    Met office predicts moderate rainfall

    Light to moderate rain or thundershowers accompanied by temporary gusty wind is likely to occur at many places across Bangladesh, says Met office.

  • Aus dominate Tigers

    A defensive approach led to dipping body language for Bangladesh as the home side seemed to be waiting for something to happen

  • Jute mill workers clash; road blocked in Ctg

    Fifteen people are injured as workers of a jute mill demonstrating for their arrears clashed with police in Aturer Depot area of Chittagong city.

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    13 Ctg teachers land in jail for ‘defaming’ Bangabandhu

    A Chittagong court sends thirteen high school teachers to jail in a sedition case filed for reportedly defaming Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.

  • Ecnec okays project to ease Ctg’s waterlogging

    The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council approves a project involving Tk 5,616.50 crore to mitigate sufferings of its residents from the perennial waterlogging in port city of Chittagong.

  • Diaz Irfan Chowdhury

    Diaz murder: Court asks cops to arrest accused

    A Chittagong court asks police to arrest the Bangladesh Chhatra League central leader Diaz Irfan Chowdhury murder case accused for the sake of investigation.

  • Shah Amanat International Airport

    Flight operations in Ctg resumed after 3hrs

    Flight operations at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chittagong resume three hours after it was suspended as an aircraft of Bangladesh Navy skidded off the runway while landing there.


    Ashish Kumar Sarkar, deputy commissioner of Chittagong Taxes Zone-4, now takes his office boat to work. Every day he meets a security guard who moonlights as a boatman.

  • 6 more children affected by ‘unknown’ disease in Ctg

    A special team of physician from Health Ministry reached Fouzdarhat Infectious Diseases Hospital in Sitakunda of Chittagong this morning and collected blood samples of the children infected by an 'unknown' disease.

  • 4 cops hurt in clash with Ctg New Market hawkers

    At least four policemen are hurt during a clash that resulted from a hawker eviction drive in Chittagong’s New Market area.

  • Rain submerges parts of Ctg city

    Most of the low-lying areas of Chittagong city have gone under knee-deep to waist-deep water due to incessant rain for over six hours since morning causing immense misery to the city dwellers.

  • BCL hands CDSA 48-hr ultimatum

    The Chittagong city unit of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) yesterday issued a 48-hour ultimatum to stop the construction works of the swimming complex and other establishments at the Chittagong Outer Stadium next to the MA Aziz Stadium.

  • Man shot dead by brother in Ctg

    A man has been shot dead reportedly by his elder brother in Banshkhali upazila of Chittagong following a family feud.

  • Chittagong Open this month

    After hosting the BTI Open in Kurmitola, Bangladesh is going to host another Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) event later this month.

  • Ctg edge Rajshahi on penalties

    Chittagong Division beat Rajshahi Division 5-4 in a penalty shootout in their knock-out round fixture of the Agrani Bank 26th National Youth Hockey Tournament at the Maulana Bhasani National Hockey Stadium yesterday.

  • And then there were four

    42 matches and one month later the Bangladesh Premier League's fourth season has finally come to its final leg.