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34 dwelling houses gutted Chittagong Bureau At least 34 dwelling houses were gutted in a devastating fire at Moriumnagar area under Rangunia upazila of the district on Tuesday night. Fire brigade and police sources said the fire originated from an electric short circuit from a dwelling house at 12-10 last night and it quickly engulfed the adjacent areas. Four fire ... Read More »

Movement cancelled: Now human chain in Ctg for power plant in Banshkhali, Chittagong A human chain was formed in front of Chittagong Press Club on Monday demanding the construction of a coal based power plant in Gandamara area of Banshkhali. A newly formed platform ‘people of Chittagong from all walks of life’ organised the human chain. The residents from Patiya, Anowara, and Banshkhali participated in the human chain. Former Mayor of ... Read More »

Power plant in Banshkhali :Protesters suspend demonstration for two weeks, Chittagong The demonstration against the construction of a coal fired  power plant in  Banshkhali scheduled for yesterday( Sunday )has been postponed for 15 days. A forum named  ’Residents for Saving Homestead’ announced the deferment of their agitation programme on Saturday following discussions with a ruling Awami League leader, lawyers and a former Banshkhali Police Station OC. Local BNP leader ... Read More »

MP Afsarul charges Minister Mosharraf

  Chittagong Bureau Housing and Public Works Minister Mosharraf Hossain and ruling Awami League MP Afsarul Amin engaged in an altercation following difference in opinion over flyovers in Chittagong during a discussion.At one stage, the MP was about to ‘assault’ the minister during the discussion at Engineers’ Institute on Saturday evening. The quarrel between the two politicians ultimately marred the ... Read More »

PHP Group donates school bus for autism students

Chittagong Bureau Chairman of PHP Group Sufi Muhammad Mizanur Rahman donated a microbus for the autism students of Spectra School of Autism, Chittagong  on Thursday . PHP chairman handed over the key of the micro-bus to the management of the school at PHP head office in Agrabad commercial hub, Chitagong .On occasion of handing over the school bus , Sufi ... Read More »

Power plant in Banshkhali to be implemented keeping interests of locals: S Alam, Chittagong  Chairman of  S Alam Group Saiful Alam Masud said the long cherished coal-fired power plant will be implemented  in Banskhali  complying the existing policy of the environment and sustaining the interests of the local residents and bio-diversity  . S.Alam is the entrepreneur of the power plant.He disclosed it at a view exchange  meeting held at a city ... Read More »

Human chain protests BNP-Jamaat conspiracy against power plant in Banshkhali Different socio-cultural organizations have formed human chain protesting the conspiracy by BNP-Jamaat against cancellation of proposed largest power plant of the country  at  Banshkhali in Chittagong  in front of the National Press Club at 11 am  on Friday . People from all walks  of life including students  participated in the human chain and blamed local BNP leader and ex-UP ... Read More »

PM’s intervention on increase of pilgrims quota sought

Customs  seize electric goods worth Tk 1 cr Chittagong Bureau Customs Intelligence (CI)  yesterday  seized a covered van full of electric fans, whose raw materials were imported evading taxes  from Akbar Shah Thana  area in Chittagong. Sources said,  the CI team in its preliminary investigation found that M/s. Golden Sun, a Customs Bonded  Warehouse  in Chittagong, was scheduled to sell ... Read More »

Journalists playing pioneering role in society building : Ctg DC

Chittagong Bureau Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong  Md.   Mesbahuddin said  the journalists are  playing pioneering role in society building and to rectify the loopholes of the different sectors of the govt and non-govt organizations. He said  true pictures of the society are depicted in medias through hard  duties of the mediamen and praised the journalists for their hard jobs.  He hoped ... Read More »

Chittagong newsletter

First genocide occurred in Ctg   on March 31 Chittagong Bureau The people of Chittagong witnessed the first grisly genocide here on this day of fiery March on 1971 at city’s Maddhyam Nath Para, Halishahar, a small hamlet of low caste Hindu community ,  freedom fighters   said. The blood hungry butchers belonging to the Bihari community led by one Shawkat killed ... Read More »