Friday , 17 September 2021
Breaking News

Category Archives: Focus on Chittagong

More landslide fear in Ctg: 200 families evacuated

Chittagong  Correspondent Fearing more landslides incident due to a heavy rainfall two hundred families have been evacuated from the risky hills areas in the city. After a daylong operation on Friday, the District Administration evacuated them and sent them to safer shelters. The people who are dwelling in the risky areas till now are being told to go away. Chittagong ... Read More »

Clinker-laden vessel sinks in Bay

Chittagong Bureau  A vessel with 900 tones of cement clinker sank in the Bay of Bengal near Patenga sea beach here on Thursday. However, all the 13 crew of the vessel managed to swim to ashore. Captain Nazmul Alam, Deputy Conservator of Chittagong port said the ship, ‘Brishti,’ owned by a private company named Marine Services, sank near Patenga sea ... Read More »

Aircraft lands emergency in Ctg: 137 lives saved

Chittagong Bureau Assuming a technical glitch, the pilot of an Air Arabia flight made an emergency landing in Chittagong airport on Friday morning. The pilot landed the Aircraft after 15 minutes of its takeoff. The lives of 137 passengers have been saved from any disaster in the technical incident of the craft. The flight left Shah Amanat International Airport for ... Read More »

3,000 RMG workers lose jobs as 7 garments closed for non-compliance

Financial News Service  A total of 19 ready-made garments industries have so far been closed down in the country following the visit of Accord and Alliance team.Of them, seven have been closed down in Chittagong on the ground of non-fulfillment of conditions. Almost 3,000 workers have lost their jobs in these seven factories. According to BGMEA source, the Accord on ... Read More »

Auto-rickshaw driver shot dead in Ctg

Chittagong Bureau  An auto-rickshaw driver was shot dead by robbers in Ichhakhali area of Rangunia upazila headquarters early Saturday. The victim was identified as Md Rubel, 22, of the area. Officer-in-charge of Rangunia Police Station Waliullah said Rubel was returning home after refueling his auto-rickshaw in the wee hours of Saturday. When he reached near his home, a gang of ... Read More »

Fake RAB man arrested, abduction bid foiled

Chittagong Bureau Police arrested a fake member of Rapid Action Batallion (Rab) in Chowmohoni area on Sunday night. The arrestee was identified as Arif Ahmed, also a retired army officer. According to Double-Mooring police, some kidnappers on board of a private car were trying to kidnap a businessman named Golam Rabbani Moon introducing themselves as members of RAB, at around ... Read More »

Kidnap attempt foiled, one held in Ctg

Chittagong Bureau One kidnap attempt was foiled in Chittagong city yesterday. Police sources said,  one kidnapper impersonating himself as RAB force tried to pick up one trader of Chittagong Chowmuhani bazaar but following the resistance of the local people the attempt was foiled. The agitated caught the so-called lawenforcer Arif Ahmed and  handed over  to police after mass beating. Police ... Read More »

Ctg Jamaat calls hartal Tuesday

Chittagong Bureau Chittagong  chapter of  Jamaat –e-Islam Bangladesh  called dawn-to-dusk hartal in greater Chittagong on Tuesday   protesting the arrest of 21 Jamaat leaders and activisits including  city Jamaat Ameer and former law maker Shamsul Islam  and the secretary Nazrul Islam  on Monday .          Besides, the party will staged rally at all upazilas and thanas  yesterday. . ... Read More »

CCC initiative fails to mitigate water-logging despite spent of Tk200 cr

Chittagong Bureau Watchdog of the city, Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) has  spent  about Tk.200 cr during last 4 years  to mitigate the prevailing water-logging during rainy season. The renovations of drains, culverts, lifting of earth from the canal, drains are being continuing whole the year but on first torrential rains of the year  on Sunday for about 8 hours , ... Read More »

20 Jamaat-Shibir men held, huge arms recovered in Ctg

  Chittagong Bureau Police arrested 18 leaders and activists of Jamaat-Shibir on charges of sabotage acts from different areas of Sitakunda upazila, Satkhania and Lohagara upazila in the district on Saturday night. On secrete information, a team of Sitakunda thana police in separate raids on Saturday night arrested 10 Jamaat-Shibir men from different areas of the upazila. Another team of ... Read More »