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Business leaders demand special budgetary allocation for Ctg

businessnews24bd.com, Chittagong Business leaders in Chittagong have urged the government to pay special attention to infrastructural development of the port city in the upcoming national budget for fiscal 2016-17. Infrastructural development of Chittagong is a must for the sake of the country’s overall development, as Chittagong is considered the commercial capital of Bangladesh, they said. While talking to this correspondent  ... Read More »

Cox’s Bazar set to get facelift

  UNB, Dhaka  The government has taken a number of projects, including an exclusive tourist zone, to make Cox’s Bazar, the world’s longest unbroken sea beach, more attractive to local and foreign tourists. The exclusive tourist zone will be established at Sabrang of Teknak upazila. According to a government document accessed by UNB, Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation and Bangladesh Economic Zones ... Read More »

Chittagong news

Ctg Press Club team left for Japan Chittagong Bureau A journo team head by Chittagong Press club President Kalim Sarwar left for Japan by Singapore airlines on Sunday from Shahjalal International Airport . The journos team consists of President & general secretary of Ctg Press club Kalim Sarwar and Mohsin chowdhury respectively. Another member of the team is Md. Salahuddin ... Read More »

Chittagong news

Abrupt showers bring respite Chittagong Bureau The port city and its adjacent areas   on Friday  experienced light to moderate rainfall bringing a bit respite from the persisting heat. The rainfall accompanied by lightning and thunder resulting from northwester started in the wee hours of Friday morning and continued till 6 pm. Met office sources said it has recorded 65.8 millimetre ... Read More »

Ctg jubilant over upholding death sentence to Nizami

  Chittagong Bureau Activists of different political parties and cultural organizations yestwerday brought out jubilant processions over upholding the death sentence awarded by Appellate Division bench to incumbent chief of Jamaat Islami, Motiur Rahman Nizami for his crimes against humanity during the War of Liberation in 1971. Soon after four members of Appellate Division bench of the Supreme Court headed ... Read More »

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3 alleged robbers lynched, 5 held Chittagong Bureau Locals beat three alleged robbers to death and detained five others in the city’s north Kattali area early yesterday. Of the dead, two were identified as Mohammad Sagar,30, and Mohammad Rasel,22, while the rest could not be identified immediately, Sadip Das, officer-in-charge of Akbar Shah Police Station said.Police recovered one gun, one ... Read More »

Jabbar Bolikhela : 200 wreslters to participate

Chittagong Bureau The 107th session of the historical Jabbarer Bolikhela( Jabbar’s wrestling festival)   and Boishaki Fair will begin from today(Sunday)  at Laldighi square in the heart of the port city . The jurisdiction of the Boishaki Mela and Bolikhela comprising areas from Bangladesh Bank square to city corporation office premises and Jail road to shahid minar . The main attraction ... Read More »

51 cargo vessels remained idle in outer berth of Ctg Port

Chittagong Bureau Atleast 51  cargo vessels stranded at the outer berth of Chittagong port following the ongoing strike of water transport workers in Chittgong. Beside the strike of water transports, the activities of the  fishing trawlers remained also idle. Port sources said , the loading unloading activities in the 15 inner berths of the port continuing without any obstructions  but ... Read More »

Missing CU student’s body retrieved from Halda River

CU Correspondent The body of a Chittagong University student who went missing on Friday after he had gone out to take a bath in the Halda River at Nangalmora of Hathazari upazila was recovered on Saturday morning. Noman Chowdhury, 22, son of Omar Chowdhury of Sarakkata village in Rangunia upazila, and a 2nd year student of International Relations department of ... Read More »

Strike paralyses 16 river berths in Ctg

businessnews24bd.com, Chitagong About 16 river berths(ghats) in Karnaphuli river of Chittagong port channel remained paralysed from Wednesday midnight following the strike called by the Bangladesh River  Transports Workers federation demanding the increase of salary and allowances . The loading unloading in these ghats of river karnaphuli remained stranded from Wednesday midnight, a sources said. On the other hand , the ... Read More »

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