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Model Maria arrested along with 38 young people in Chittagong

38 young women along with a city’s well-known model were arrested at a resident area of Khulshi upazila in Chittagong on charge of including anti-social activities on Friday from 9 am to 10 pm. 30 youths and 8 young women of them. The Khulshi Thana Police conduct operation based on the information that there was […]

The more the late, the more the harm

Three wagon carrying fuel fell into canal from Chittagong Bridge on 19 June with the oil seeping started into waters. The trains were carrying wagon loaded with fuel Dohazari Power Plant. The ramshackle bridge near Gumdandi station located in Boakhali upazila collapsed when the train was on the way to Dohazari.Furnace oil is started seeping […]

Chittagong television telecast hour to be extended soon

Port city Chittagong has the second terrestrial television station of the country. While replying a question at parliament, raised by a lawmaker from Chittagong information minister informed that his government has decided to extend telecast hour of Chittagong television station, required budget is already allocated. There is a demand from local people there. This station […]

Fire at state owned oil depot

At least nine people were injured yesterday evening when fire broke out at Jamuna Oil Company installations at Chittagong oil refinery situated on the bank of Karnafuli River. The welding work of its oil tankers were going on and fire broke out from an accident around 6:00 pm. Nine staffs of Jamuna Oil Company were […]

Dry fish may cause cancer

Many people living in the coastal areas love dry fish, it’s healthy in fact. But nowadays dry fish is not always a good food. Many fishermen and dry fish vendors are using harmful chemicals. They are using chemical to retain moisture of fish so that those don’t become lighter. Then moisture is helping bacterial growth. […]

UK education fair from 13th February

UK education fair of the year 2014 will be inaugurated on 13th February next. State minister for educational affairs Nurul Islam Nahid is expected to inaugurate this two day long education fair at the grand ball room of Pan Pacific Sonargoan hotel of the capital. On 13th February this fair will be opened at 12:00 […]

Police constable stabbed to death by robbers

A police constable named Abdul Kaium is stabbed to death by robbers at Chittagong. This incident took place beside Zelapi hill of Tigerpass area of the port city. Police commissioner Harun ur Rashid said four police commissioners were coming back from Zalapi hill at about eight o’clock in the morning after performing their duty. They […]

Host Bangladesh may be dropped from T-twenty world cup

Bangladesh is going to host T – Twenty world cup next year. Ten countries will participate in the men’s world cup. Top eight countries according to ICC ranking will have the opportunity to participate in the world cup directly. Other two countries will be selected by qualifying round. Bangladesh and Zimbabwe have to battle in […]

Shohag Gazi creates history

When visiting New Zealand scored nearly five hundred runs in their first innings of the first test, many cricket lovers thought it’s going to be another hard test match for Bangladesh. But Bangladeshi batsmen replied well, they took lead in their first innings. Tail ender Shohag Gazi scored unbeaten hundred to save Bangladesh. But that […]

More gold at Dhaka airport

Gold smuggling seems unstoppable. Some consignments have been blocked in recent months. Gold was found in aircraft cargo wall, in pants of passenger. There is allegation that local jewelers don’t import gold because they rely on smuggling. In a latest incident gold was found in shoe of a cabin crew named Kamal Hossain. He came […]

Gold bar seized at Dhaka airport

Illegal gold traffickers have been using Bangladesh as their relatively safe route. Now customs officials have strengthen surveillances and it seems result is coming. It is said that gold traders do not import gold legally because they depend on illegal import. Hence government is losing revenue. Customs officials have seized significant amount of gold in […]

Fake doctors arrested and jailed

Rapid Action Battalion the elite force of police has conducted a dive against fake doctors in the port city today. Civil surgeon officials and magistrates were with them. The fake doctors were mainly doing their business in the poor areas of the port city Chittagong. At least eight fake doctors have been jailed for two […]

New minibuses and taxicabs to be introduced in the capital

Communication minister Obaidul Kader has said that his government is going to take some initiatives for city dwellers before the ending of its tenure. Within two months army will bring two hundred and fifty taxi cabs in Dhaka and one hundred and fifty taxi cabs in Chittagong.  Another private organization is also approved to bring […]

Bakery fined for unhygienic conditions

A reputed bakery and sweet maker Modhubon of port city Chittagong was fined eighty thousand taka by a mobile court of Chittagong City Corporation today. The mobile court expressed their disappointment that Modhubon is a well known bakery and it is not acceptable from such a big bakery, even minimum standards was maintained by them. […]

Refuel station closed by BSTI for irregularities

A team of Bangladesh Standards and Testing Institute (BSTI) has visited some refuel stations of Chittagong city in recent days.   It is reported that, the team found dispensing units in most of the refuel stations were ok. But today they have found one refuel station has tempered their dispensing units. That means the unit’s display […]