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SP Babul’s father-in-law meets IO of Mitu murder case in Ctg

  Chittagong Bureau Father-in-law of former SP Babul Aktar has paid a visit to Chittagong Metropolitan Police’s additional deputy commissioner,  who is the investigation officer of the case over his daughter’s murder. A resident of Dhaka’s Banasree, Mosharraf Hossain met the IO, Md Kamruzzaman, on Thursday around 10am. The officer confirmed bdnews24.com that Mosharraf came to discuss the case. Babul ... Read More »

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Photo exhibition kicks off at CVASU Chittagong Bureau A three-day photography exhibition styled “History Speaks”begun at Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (CVASU) yesterday. CVASU Vice Chancellor (VC) Prof Dr Goutom Buddha Das formally inaugurated the exhibition at CVASU Shahid Minar premises by igniting solemn candle around 11am. The VC in his inaugural speech said the exhibition would help the ... Read More »

Ctg couple choke to death in next door fire

A couple have suffocated to death in smoke caused by a fire in Chittagong.  The fire burnt down three houses in the port city’s Shahajiparha on Sunday morning, Chittagong Fire Service official Kazi Nazrul Islam told bdnews24.com.   Fire Service officials took Syed Ahmed, 30, and his wife Rina Akter, 25, to Chittagong Medical College Hospital, Nayek Md Hamid of ... Read More »

World Sufi Parliament launched in Bangladesh

Chittagong Bureau  Sufi researchers and spiritual leaders of different countries today launched a forum named “World Sufi Parliament” at this port city here with an aim to regenerate among Muslims the Islamic spirit of interfaith harmony and inclusiveness. “The aim of the World Sufi Parliament is to work for promoting global peace through instilling among people particularly the Muslims the ... Read More »

Pledge against fundamentalists on Victory Day at Ctg

Chittagong Bureau A huge crowd has gathered before the Shaheed Minar at Chittagong with flags and flowers to celebrate 45 years of victory in the Liberation War. A police team was the first to place flowers at the Shaheed Minar on Friday, followed by politicians and people from all walks of life. The freedom fighters remembered those martyred in the ... Read More »

Man shot dead in broad daylight in Ctg

Chittagong Bureau A man has been murdered in broad daylight on a busy street in Chittagong.  Police and witnesses said the murder happened around 12:30pm on Sunday. Assailants shot dead the man on the street opposite to the General Post Office in the port city, a few hundred metres from the Kotowali Police Station. The victim has been identified as ... Read More »

CPA to set up first-ever bay terminal

Chittagong Bureau The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) is going to set up first-ever bay terminal on 1200 acres of land to develop further the country’s premier seaport so it could offer better and more efficient services. “The CPA has planned the bay terminal to cater to the needs of the growing import-export activities using the port,” Rafiul Alam, executive engineer ... Read More »

RAB raids Ctg ‘militant den’

Chittagong Bureau The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) personnel have reportedly quarantined a house, which is suspected to be a militant den, in Colonelhat area of Chittagong on Thursday morning.  Officials said the RAB members went there based on information provided by two suspected militants from AK Khan area under Akbar Shan police station. The RAB members were trying to conduct ... Read More »

Decision to set up circuit bench of HC hailed

 Chittagong Bureau People of Chittagong expressed happiness and gratitude over government’s decision to set up a circuit bench of High Court in Chittagong. The Circuit Bench of High Court Realization Parishad held a press conference at Chittagong Press club on Saturday afternoon. Convener of the Parishad Advocate Abul Hashem read out a  written statement at the press conference. Addressing the ... Read More »

Arms manufacturing facility found in Cox’s Bazar

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) claims it has found a clandestine facility for manufacturing firearms in Cox’s Bazar, reports bdnews24.com   The coastal district-based RAB camp’s chief Major Mahmud Hasan Tarik said a huge amount of arms has been seized from facility at Chakaria Upazila. He said six persons have been arrested, but could not provide their identity. Details will ... Read More »