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The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) has moved to ensure delivery of less-than-containerload (LCL) cargoes within three days of unloading containers in the port yard. The Prime Minister's Office recently asked the CPA to take proper measures to ensure that LCL cargo is unstuffed in two days and delivered ...
As Chittagong port's container stockpile continues to exceed capacity and grow, the authority has asked shippers to take delivery of full container load (FCL) containers immediately to avoid additional storage charges. The Chittagong Port Authority (CPA) on Monday met with representatives from the ...

The protesters blocked the shuttle train at the city's Sholsahar Station around 10:30am on Monday. Nearly 200 to 250 swarmed the station, most of them CU students. They successfully blocked the shuttle train, which was then 22km away from the station. Two shuttle trains bound for CU had left the city's ...
Police say the incident occurred in the Pora Maath area of the port city's West Madarbari on Saturday night. The deceased has been identified as Bali Begum, 25. Her mother Baby Akhtar, 50, and older brother Md Sumon, 28, were admitted to Chittagong Medical College Hospital with injuries. Police have ...
There was no prior indication that this was in the pipeline until only a few days prior to that, and suddenly Chittagong became Chattogram, Comilla became Cumilla, Barisal was changed to Barishal, Jessore became Jashore and Bogra was changed to Bogura. A single decision of the government has made ...
Congestion at Chittagong Port, Bangladesh's primary seaport, has eased substantially, with container vessel wait times down to three days — a marked improvement from the 10-day waits several months ago and all the more impressive given that the port set a monthly container-handling record in March.

The victim was identified as Saiful Alam Rakib who worked at a tailor's shop. Rakib was born in Chauddagram village in Cumilla district. He lived in Miakhan Nagar area under Baklia Police Station in Chittagong. Police said Rakib was attacked with knives by some assailants around 1am in Toktar Pool area ...
Chittagong is now Chattogram as Bangladesh revises English spellings of five districts ... Bangladesh has changed the English name of its second largest city from Chittagong to Chattogram, in line with how locals pronounce and write the name in Bengali, United News of Bangladesh reported on Monday.
Chittagong is one of the world's most congested ports. Vessels can wait seven to 10 days for a berth at Bangladesh's main port, resulting in high costs and congestion surcharges. To deal with the delays, Chittagong officials ordered additional gantry and yard cranes and other cargo-handling machinery.
Rajshahi's winning run was finally halted in the third round of the 9th National Cricket League (NCL) largely due to the weather at Chittagong. However, their nearest rivals Khulna could not turn that into their advantage as rain also robbed them of a day's play against Sylhet and with it the chance of forcing ...
“Four of them were heading to Fatikchhari on an autorickshaw that got hit by a truck form the opposite direction,” he said. The victims were taken to Chittagong Medical College Hospital where doctors declared Nantu and Rafiq dead, said CMCH police outpost's ASI Alauddin Talukder. Jamshed died early ...
A local Jubo League activist was hacked to death in an attack allegedly by his rivals in Chittagong. The deceased was identified as 32-year-old Md Mohiuddin who was well known in the Halishahar neighbourhood in the port city. The incident occurred in Meher Afroze High School in Saltgola area on ...
Immediately after Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman's historic March 7 speech, people from all walks of life in Chittagong began preparations to resist the Pakistani occupation forces in whatever capacity they were able. The port city has carved out a special place for itself in the history of Bangladesh's ...
Managing Director of moverBD K M Arafatur Shaheen said the service will be inaugurated as a test case on Mar 26. “We are the first one to introduce auto-rickshaw ride sharing service in Chittagong,” he told bdnews24.com. “We want to begin with one thousand auto-rickshaw drivers having smart phones.
Hossain went to his office, Nasiman Bhaban, in the port city after walking out of the Chittagong Central Jail around 11am Wednesday, said his personal assistant Maruful Hoque. The High Court granted Hossain bail in three cases, with the latest over an explosion near BNP Chairperson Khaleda Zia's ...
NOIDA, India — March 6, 2018 — After the successful edition of Apparel Tech Up in Chittagong in 2017, ThreadSol hosted the second edition of Apparel Tech Up for the Chittagong Apparel Industry on 4th March 2018 at Radisson Blu, Bay View, Chittagong. The event was aimed to discuss different ...
The delinquent tendencies of juveniles are on the rise in Chittagong city, as more and more minors are getting involved in serious offences. Sociologists and psychologists attribute the rising curve of juvenile crimes to a multitude of factors. Some of the major reasons are believed to be-lack of parental ...

The Chittagong Eye Infirmary and Training Complex (CEITC), locally known as Pahartali eye hospital, observed World Optometry Day on Friday. For the occasion, the infirmary brought out a colourful procession from the complex premises. While addressing the event, Prof Dr Rabiul Hossain, managing ...
... was struck with a sharp weapon,” he told bdnews24.com. Alam was rushed to Upazila Health Complex, where the doctors pronounced him dead, added the police officer. Police is preparing to open a case over the killing and the body has been sent to the Chittagong Medical College Hospital for autopsy, ...
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has inaugurated the Bangabandhu Complex at Bangladesh Naval Academy in Chittagong. The complex was inaugurated Wednesday morning. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina had laid the foundation stone of the complex back on December 29, 2010. The complex has been ...
Preparations to welcome Prime Minister and Awami League President Sheikh Hasina to Chittagong city have been completed by district units of the party, with the premier set to address an election rally at the field of Patiya Adarsha High School on Wednesday. Leaders from Chittagong city and district units ...
This recent economic boom has expanded its middle and affluent consumer class, which mostly live in its two largest cities, Dhaka and Chittagong. At 12 million, this demographic constitutes 7% of Bangladesh's population but is likely to touch 17% by 2025, consulting firm BCG said in a 2015 report.
Police seized a huge number of books meant for free distribution among the students from the warehouse of a bookshop in Chittagong's Steel Mill area the early hours of Sunday. The books worth around Tk60 lakh were seized from the warehouse of Chhatrabandhu Library located in Patenga. The arrestee ...
The rampant pasting of posters and graffiti scrawling is now spoiling the panoramic beauty of the port city Chittagong. The urban planners attributed the visual pollution to the lack of regular monitoring by the city corporation authorities. According to the city planners, visual pollution refers to the impact of ...
“Security officials and CIID officials immediately entered the flight and all passengers were made to disembark.” According to Sarwar-e-Jahan, a passenger who travelled from Jeddah to Chittagong had 10 gold bars on them. “The remaining bars were found on a seat on the flight and under the seat covers.”.
Awami League Joint General Secretary Mahbubul Alam Hanif said the prime minister is going to address a rally at Patiya upazila in Chittagong on March 21 instead of the port city due to unavailability of venue. He disclosed the matter while addressing an extended meeting at the Muslim Hall in the city on ...
Biman Bangladesh Airlines is offering Dhaka-Chittagong and Dhaka-Sylhet domestic flights at only TK2,000 by Boeing-777 and Boeing-737 planes. This lucrative offer will be valid until March 31, according to a press release issued on Thursday. Moreover, children under the age of two years will get 90% ...
A total of 18 examinees, a parent, and a teacher have been accused in three different cases in connection with Tuesday's SSC question paper leak in Chittagong. The cases were lodged at Kotwali, Khulshi and Fatikchhari police stations.
Chittagong Deputy Commissioner Zillur Rahaman Chowdhury, who was present during the drive, said the arrested students and the teacher would face charges under the Public Examinations (Offences) Act and the ICT Act. Additional Deputy Commissioner (Education) Habibur Rahman said a candidate, ...
The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has arrested two members of an organized gang involved with question paper leaks in Jagannath Bazar area under Raozan upazila, Chittagong. After conducting an overnight drive on Sunday, the elite force arrested the duo identified as Md Imran, 18, and Nurul Afsar ...
... were students inside,” the magistrate said. “The students said they found the soft copies on WhatsApp. Five mobile handsets were seized from them.” The students will be penalised as per the code of conduct for exams, said Md Habibur Rahman, additional deputy commissioner (education) in Chittagong.
BNP-Jamaat lawyers dominate in Chittagong Bar Association elections. Chittagong Bureau, bdnews24.com. Published: 2018-02-12 14:38:20.0 BdST Updated: 2018-02-12 14:38:20.0 BdST ...
Chittagong University (CU) authorities have suspended former assistant proctor Anwar Hossain, who is now behind bars in a murder case. The accused, also an assistant professor of sociology department, was shown arrested in connection with the murder case of Chhatra League central leader Diaz Irfan ...
After a shaky end to play on Saturday, Mominul Haque and Liton Das have steadied Bangladesh, building a 100-run partnership that took Bangladesh past Sri Lanka's first innings lead with seven wickets in hand. Bangladesh reached 200-3 in the 60th over on the final day of the match, with Haque on 74 ...
Allegations have surfaced that ruling party leaders and activists were appointed to the honorary posts of non-official jail visitors of Chittagong Central Jail purely on political consideration. Chittagong Divisional Commissioner Abdul Mannan appointed a total of 12 people as non-official jail visitors through an ...
The rail communications from Chittagong to Dhaka and Sylhet resumed after six hours of suspension following a collision between a Demu train and a truck at Banasua in Sadar upazila of Chittagong district on Saturday. The accident took place around 8:45am when the sand-laden truck hit the ...
Six years on, and the curse has struck again, and that s before anyone dares ask for an update on Stuart Broad s stiff back suffice to say, he was walking like an old woman on his eventual arrival at the team hotel in Chittagong. The England squad had been expected in town at roughly 4pm this afternoon, ...
Chittagong's rail communication with Dhaka has been snapped after a Demu train collided with a truck in Comilla. The accident took place near Banashua rail bridge in the Sadar upazila around 8:45am on Saturday, said Shafiqur Rahman, station master of Comilla Railway Station. However, there was no ...
Bangladesh are taking their job of co-hosting the 2011 World Cup very seriously. And it s not just the stadiums that are getting a face-lift: in the port city of Chittagong, residents and shop owners along the main roads from the airport to the city centre have been asked to spruce up their homes and shops with ...
Bangladeshi shippers are viewing India's Haldia port as an alternative to sea-based Port of Chittagong, due to the latter's massive congestion, which seriously hampers their business during the April to October period almost every year. Dhaka-based businessmen, primarily, are keen on using Haldia, via ...
A reception will be arranged for Mukherjee at the Radisson Blu Chittagong Bay View hotel at 7pm. The Chittagong City Corporation is eager to honour Mukherjee by handing him the memorial key of the port city, said CCC Chief Executive Officer Md Shamsuddoha. The matter now awaits approval from the ...
Abul Kashem, the general secretary of the Association of Traders at Chittagong Municipality Zahur Hawkers' Market, told bdnews24.com that they planned to set up statues of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, late Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury and recently passed away ABM Mohiuddin Chowdhury at ...
Three workers have sustained burn injuries after a gas cylinder exploded at SS Rupantar factory in Barabkunda area of Sitakunda upazila in Chittagong. Alauddin Talukdar, assistant sub-inspector of Chittagong Medical College Hospital police outpost said that the three workers received the injuries when a ...
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Sunday directed the Deputy Commissioner of Chittagong to ensure the proper treatment of ailing former MP Mohammad Yusuf. Prime minister's Press Secretary Ihsanul Karim said she gave the directive after coming to know about about Yusuf's health and living condition ...
Prolonged congestion, lack of equipment and inadequate capacity put a damper on the Port of Chittagong Port's full-year container growth rate, which came it at 9.36 percent in 2017 – following a robust 17 percent gain 2016. In 2017, the port handled 2.56 million TEU, compared to 2.34 million TEU in 2016.
The plan of attacking Chittagong's Sadarghat police station, which has been foiled with the arrest of two suspected militants, was drawn up primarily to discourage women's participation in the police forces as the officer-in-charge of the mentioned police station is a woman. Additional Deputy Commissioner ...
The plan of attacking Chittagong's Sadarghat police station, which has been foiled with the arrest of two suspected militants, was drawn up primarily to discourage women's participation in the police forces as the officer-in-charge of the mentioned police station is a woman. Additional Deputy Commissioner ...
Chittagong Metropolitan Police have arrested two militant suspects with 10 live grenades and a suicide vest. CMP Detective Branch Additional Deputy Commissioner AAM Humayun Kabir claims the suspects are members of Neo-JMB, the revived chapter of Jama'atul Mujahideen Bangladesh. They have ...
Dhaka Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner Biplob Kumar Sarker told bdnews24.com on Monday that they traced Naimul in Chittagong's Hathazari on Sunday. The police official said Naimul has already given a statement in a court, 'confessing that he had gone into hiding himself'. Biplob said Naimul ...
Seven police officers from Chittagong will be awarded with Bangladesh Police Medal (BPM) and President Police Medal (PPM) on January 8. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will give the medals to the police officers for their courageous performance, and outstanding contributions in the field of service.


 

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