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Transport strike observed  in greater Ctg Chittagong Bureau Caption: Commuters seen waiting for long route buses at the bus counters in station road in city yesterday morning. A   24-hours long  transport strike, called by Bangladesh Road Transport Workers Federation  to meet their nine-point demands, is underway in the  greater chittagong from  yesterday  morning. All types of public transport in Cox’s ... Read More »

24-hr transport strike begins in 5 Ctg dists

Chittagong Correspondent Transport workers clamped a 24-hour strike across five districts og Chittagong from this morning causing mass sufferings to the people. The strike is being observed at Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Rangamati, Khagrachhari and Bandarban from 6:00am, reports our Chittagong staff correspondent. The regional committee of Bangladesh Sarak Paribahan Sramik Federation announced the strike on Saturday to press home their ... Read More »

24-hr transport strike in Ctg Tuesday

Ctg Correspondent Bangladesh Transport workers federation has called a 24-hour transport strike from Tuesday (November 29). The leaders of the organization made the disclosure in a press conference on Saturday morning. Meanwhile, Md Musa, the local committee president of the organisation placed nine-point demand. He said that the organization called the protest programme the authority did not take proper steps ... Read More »

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Cop   killed in  road mishap Chittagong Bureau A police constable of Rangamati Sadar thana was killed and another constable received injuries in a road accident in Doulatpur area under Patiya thana in the district on Friday .. The deceased was identified as Abdul Karim, 30, a constable of Rangamati Sadar thana, hailed from Banskhali upazila of the district. The ... Read More »

3 `robbers` killed in Ctg `gunfight`

Chittagong Correspondent At least three suspected robbers were killed in a `gunfight` with Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) in Mirsharai upazila of Chittagong district early Saturday.   Two RAB personnel were also injured in the gunfight. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. RAB sources said that a gang of robbers reportedly swooped on a team of plain-cloth ... Read More »

Traders face huge lose due to barriers unloading containers

Chittagong Correspondent Traders face a huge loss due to indecision and excuses of Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) in case of unloading imported products by Hanjin logo attached containers.   Meanwhile two cargo ships went back from the port as the authority did not allow unloading products.   Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) is not allowing to unload products imported by Hanjin ... Read More »

Shah Amanat Airport ‘safe gateway’ for human traffickers

  Mitoon Chowdhury, Chittagong Against a backdrop of numerous drives and statements of those rescued from the hands of unscrupulous elements, the law enforcers and district authorities have zeroed in on Chittagong’s Shah Amanat International Airport as a “safe gateway” for human traffickers. The clearly worried officials have remarked that the route seems favourable to traffickers with vigilance getting ... Read More »

39 people held at Ctg Airport ‘on way to Libya illegally’

The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) says it has arrested 39 people from the Chittagong airport while they were on their way to Libya ‘illegally, reports The arrests were made on Wednesday, but the elite police unit informed the media on Thursday afternoon. Chittagong-based RAB-7 Assistant Director Chandan Debnath told that they were expected to board an Air Arabia ... Read More »

CCC announces Tk 2225.67 cr budget

Chittagong Bureau Chittagong City Corporation (CCC) today announced a budget of TK 2225.67 crore for 2016-2017 fiscal with a special emphasis on infrastructural development and removal of water logging of the port city. Announcing the budget in presence of CCC ward councilors, officials and journalists at KB Abdus Sattar auditorium of CCC, Mayor A Z M Nasir Uddin said no ... Read More »

Container congestion at Ctg port

Chittagong Correspondent The Chittagong port is experiencing record container congestion due to non-operation of long vehicles that carry loaded and empty containers to and from the harbour for the last five days. Owners and workers of carrying vehicles continued their strike for the fifth day on Friday, halting transportation of containers to and from Chittagong port. On Monday, Prime Mover, ... Read More »