Chittagong

Staff Reporter : Customs intelligence has detained a physician of Chattogram Shah Amanat International Airport’s health department on Monday (January 29) morning. The detainee has been identified as MZ A Sharif, an on-duty health officer at the airport. He is the 27th BCS (Health) Cadre service. Chattogram Custom House’s Assistant Commissioner Mohiuddin Patwary confirmed the matter to the media and said that the doctor claimed the gold was given by a passenger. A passenger returning from Sharjah, Md Alauddin, arrived...
Chattogram Bureau : To reduce the traffic congestion of EPZ, the foundation of road construction work has been laid by Chattogram City Corporation (CCC) Mayor Md Rezaul Karim Chowdhury. The length of the under-construction road will be 2400 metres and width will be 11 metres with sidewalks and drains on both sides of the railbit road from EPZ intersection of South Central Halishahar No 38 to Chanderpara Moiler Depot. While laying the foundation stone on Sunday (January 28), the Mayor...

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Chattogram Bureau : The price of rice has increased in the wholesale and retail markets in Chattogram despite having sufficient stock and supply. In the wholesale markets, the rate has increased from Tk150 to Tk200 per bag. For this reason, the Chattogram district administration has conducted an operation to control the rice markets. District Administration Executive Magistrate Umar Farooq and Prateek Dutt conducted the raid on Monday (January 15) to collect rice in Pahartali market of the Port City. At...
Chattogram Bureau : Chattogram Customs House witnessed a 4 per cent revenue growth year-on-year in 2023 despite nearly 6 per cent fall in imports through the country’s largest Chattogram Port. Businessmen say the rise in import cost due to devaluation of the local currency taka and an increase in assessment value by the customs mainly contributed to the surge in revenues. The customs authorities say collection of import duty rose in the just-concluded calendar year thanks to its various initiatives...
Chattogram Bureau : The coast guard has rescued the 15 fishermen who went missing in the Bay of Bengal while fishing in the deep sea from Sarenga in Anwara. Bangladesh Coast Guard East Zone rescued the 15 fishermen from a ship of the Myanmar Navy on Sunday (January 14) night. Saint Martin Coast Guard Station Commander Lt Takyul Ahsan told media that fishermen along with trawlers were rescued by Coast Guard ships after receiving information from Myanmar Navy. Later they...
Chattogram Bureau : The price of rice has increased in the wholesale and retail markets in Chattogram despite having sufficient stock and supply. In the wholesale markets, the rate has increased from Tk150 to Tk200 per bag. For this reason, the Chattogram district administration has conducted an operation to control the rice markets. District Administration Executive Magistrate Umar Farooq and Prateek Dutt conducted the raid on Monday (January 15) to collect rice in Pahartali market of the Port City. At...
Chattogram Bureau : Chattogram Customs House witnessed a 4 per cent revenue growth year-on-year in 2023 despite nearly 6 per cent fall in imports through the country’s largest Chattogram Port. Businessmen say the rise in import cost due to devaluation of the local currency taka and an increase in assessment value by the customs mainly contributed to the surge in revenues. The customs authorities say collection of import duty rose in the just-concluded calendar year thanks to its various initiatives...
Chattogram Bureau : The coast guard has rescued the 15 fishermen who went missing in the Bay of Bengal while fishing in the deep sea from Sarenga in Anwara. Bangladesh Coast Guard East Zone rescued the 15 fishermen from a ship of the Myanmar Navy on Sunday (January 14) night. Saint Martin Coast Guard Station Commander Lt Takyul Ahsan told media that fishermen along with trawlers were rescued by Coast Guard ships after receiving information from Myanmar Navy. Later they...
Chattogram Bureau : Returning officers have allotted the symbols of the contending candidates in the 12th National Assembly elections. In this, 6 independent candidates got eagle symbol, 4 kettle symbol, 3 truck symbol, 2 cauliflower and one each got watermelon and bench symbol. On Monday, symbols were allotted to the divisional commission and district administration offices in Chattogram. According to the office of the returning officer, independent candidate Mohammad Ghiyas Uddin has received the eagle symbol in Chittagong-1 (Meersrai) constituency....
Chattogram Bureau : Leaders of Chattogram Homoeopathic Associations held a view exchange meeting with the Drug Administration directorate on Monday at latters office premises in Agrabad in the Port City to discuss the matters on procuring drug license and it’s resolving the prevailing problems on drug license. Asstt Director of the drug administration SM Sultanul Arefin gave them advice for procuring the drug license. On behalf of the homoeo physicians, central Chief patron of the BAHOP Principal Dr Abdul Karim,...
Chattogram Bureau : Chattogram Deputy Commissioner Abul Bashar Mohammad Fakhruzzaman has urged traders to sell onions at a reasonable price of not more than Tk125.In a meeting with the city’s traders and importers at his office this recently the deputy commissioner also said, “If any goods are found in a warehouse without a list, they will be seized immediately. Not only in the case of onions, but also sugar. We will ask for all the information.” Stating that the listings...
Chattogram Bureau : The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case against the former office assistant of the Sitakunda sub-registrar’s office and his wife on charges of obtaining illegal wealth through corruption and concealing information. On Wednesday (December 13), Deputy Assistant Director of the ACC District Office Chittagong-2. Khairul Islam Bhuiyan filed the case as the plaintiff.The accused are, former office assistant of Sitakunda sub registrar’s office Rafiq Ahmad and his wife Noor Jahan Begum.Atiqul Alam, Deputy Director of ACC,...