Home Today's Paper Most Popular Video Gallery Photo Gallery
Subscription Blog Signin Register
Friday, November 24, 2017 01:15:36 PM
Follow Us On: Facebook Twitter Twitter Twitter Twitter

CDA to launch anti-water-logging project works next month

photo by NN Photo

Epic Health Care signed MoU with Tamak Kundo Lane Business Forum at the Conference Room of Epic Health recently. Executive Director (Sales & Marketing )TM Hannan and President, Tamak Kundu Lane Business Forum Md Abdul Khaleque signed the MoU on their res

By Chittagong Bureau
Share your thought
Post a comment »
Read all () »

Chittagong Development Authority  is going to start  largest  waterlogging project  in the port city from next month. In preliminary phase, 7 canals out of  36 will be recovered from  the illegal possessions .
 In water-logging project, these recovered canals (kmhals) will be cleaned and  re-excavated  .  In phases, the  re-excavation works of  another 29 khals will be taken in hands , sources said. A CDA sources said  an amount of Tk.5,616 cr has been sanctioned in ECNEC meeting recently  for undergoing the waterlogging project  which is scheduled to be  completed by 2020 .
CDA  decided to undergo the project work  in next month and  before the rainy  season of 2018, the project work is expected to be visible, a reliable sources said. Chairman of CDA Abdus Salam told the media that this waterlogging project is  most critical and  big project  . He expects to start  the project work by next month.  The recovery work of the canals viz.  Moheskhal, Chaktai khal, Rajakhali Khal, Hizra khal, birza khal, Noya khal and Ishpahani khal will be taken in hand in first phase. He further told that according to CDA Master Plan  of 1995 and CWASA Master Plan of 2016, the waterlogging project of Chittagong will   be implemented, sources said.   
CU BCL leader beaten up by fellow activists: A leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) of Chittagong University was beaten up by fellow activists on the campus  on Monday.
The injured was Mohsin Bhuiyan, assistant secretary of the suspended committee of BCL's CU unit, also a master's student of international relations. He was given primary treatment at CU Medical Centre.
Around 10 to 15 men, led by BCL activist Nasir Uddin Mishu, attacked him around 3:00am in front of Shamsunahar Hall tea stall, he said. They had the intention to "kill me as I was directly involved in the movement for justice for deceased BCL leader Diaz (Irfan Chowdhury)," said Mohsin.
"They called me from the stall and took me to a corner and started beating me with sticks," he added.
Mohsin alleged that he was attacked at the directive of the suspended BCL committee's president Alamgir Tipu and general secretary Fazly Rabbi Sujan. Later, he was rescued by senior leaders. Mishu could not be reached over the phone.
Talking to The Daily Star, both Tipu and Sujan brushed aside the allegations, saying he was beaten up for catcalling Mishu's girlfriend.

Add Rate

News Archive

Inside The New Nation

Cricket »

Mustafiz to play in AKS BPL

Sports Reporter :Pace bowling sensation Mustafizur Rahman will play for Rajshahi Kings against Comilla Victorians in AKS BPL Twenty20 Cricket tomorrow at Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong. The match begins at 1.00 pm.After getting injury in shoulder, Mustafizur Rahman could not take part in the AKS BPL T20 Cricket ...

Editorial »

School students need be spared from party politics

APPARENTLY not content with being confined to public universities and colleges, Bangladesh Chhatra League, the student front of ruling party Awami League now moves to form committees at secondary schools. It has asked all its organisational units to set up committees in such schools in their respective areas, as per ...

International »

Syria `congress` will boost peace talks: Putin

AFP, Sochi :Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday there was a need for compromise on all sides to end Syria's civil war, announcing plans for a congress of regime and opposition figures he insisted would reinvigorate a hobbled peace process.Such a meeting between representatives of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and ...

International »

'We are totally unprepared' for artificial intelligence: Hillary

AP, Washington :Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told radio host Hugh Hewitt that humanity is "racing headfirst into a new era of artificial intelligence" without sufficient preparations of how that will impact the world."Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, a lot of really smart people are sounding an alarm ...

Entertainment »

Jennifer Lawrence opens up about her leaked pictures: It was so unbelievably violating

While many women in Hollywood are coming out with their sexual misconduct stories, Jennifer Lawrence recently looked back at her own invasion of privacy. The 27-year-old Oscar winner revisited the iCloud hack in 2014 that put her nude photos onto the web in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter's ...

City »

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina along with other distinguished persons at the inaugural ceremony of CMP Center and School Complex at Savar Cantonment on Thursday.

Weekend Plus »

Great Poet Moulana Jalaluddin Rumi

Literature Desk :Maulana Jalaluddin Rumi was a 13th century Persian poet and a Sufi mystic. He is regarded as one of the greatest spiritual masters and poetical intellects. Born in 1207 AD, he belonged to a family of learned theologians. He made use of everyday life’s circumstances to describe the ...

Weekend Plus »

Mutton Biryani

Coriander powder and star anise powder and is assorted with cooked rice. A perfect main dish recipe, this biryani is best served hot with raita for a tempting dinner, and is a true bliss for non-veg lovers.Ingredients "    2 pinches saffron"    2 green cardamom"    1/2 cup ghee"    1 bay leaf"   ...

Editorial »

Forces Mugabe relied on threw him out

ZIMBABWE'S President Robert Mugabe resigned on Tuesday ending his 37-year rule of the African nation as independence leader from British colonial rule in 1980. He started as a hero but ended as a most unpopular despot through his years of misrule, repression of dissent, election rigging and quarrelling with the ...

International »

Lebanon`s Hariri suspends resignation as PM, easing crisis

Reuters, Beirut :Lebanon's Saad al-Hariri on Wednesday suspended his decision to resign as prime minister at the request of President Michel Aoun to allow for dialogue, easing a major political crisis.Hariri made his announcement after returning to Beirut on Tuesday night for the first time since his Nov. 4 shock ...

Sports »

Ranjit Sarkar of Bangladesh in action during the boys' singles match of the Bengal Plastic Asian Under-14 Series Tennis Championship at the National Tennis Complex in the city's Ramna on Wednesday.

City »

Pedestrians walking through the very busy road adjacent to foot-over bridge at Banani's Kakoli area in the city risking the life but traffic police remain indifferent to stop the walking. This photo was taken yesterday.

Entertainment »

Kriti Sanon’s hair game sets major goals

A new hairstyle can instantly turn around your look and even your day and actress Kriti Sanon is surely setting some hair goals.  We are stunned by Kriti Sanon’s look, which combined the fun of braids with the elegance of blow-dried waves and some casuals at its best.  Here’s a ...

Entertainment »

Gulbadan from Firangi brings back the ‘Old School Mujra’ back

Kapil Sharma is gearing up for his next movie Firangi which is all set to release on 1st December 2017. A historical period drama set in 1920. The movie is produced by Kapil Sharma’s production while it is directed by Rajiev Dhingra. As the movie is ready to release in ...

Editorial »

HC verdict is well meaning: Hospitals must appreciate

THE High Court ordered hospitals and clinics not to hold body of a deceased if his or her family fails to immediately pay the medical bill to release the body. It has also asked the Health Secretary and the Director General of the Directorate of Health Services to issue a ...

Items that you save may be read at any time on your computer, iPad, iPhone or Android devices.
Are you new to our website? Do you have already an account at our website?
Create An Account Log in here
Email this news to a friend or like someone
Write a comment to this news