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Another Rohingya child dies, taking death toll from Bhasan Char fire to 4

Dhaka, Feb. 28 -- Another child who was burnt in a gas cylinder fire at the Rohingya settlement on Bhasan Char island has succumbed to his wounds, raising the death toll to four. Five-year-old Md Soh... Read More


Madrasa teacher gets death for rape of four boys in Chattogram

Dhaka, Feb. 18 -- A court has handed down the death penalty to a madrasa teacher for raping four minor boys in Chattogram. Judge Joynal Abedin of Chattogram's Women and Children Repression Prevention... Read More


35 sued in cases over clashes during hawker eviction drive in Chattogram

Dhaka, Feb. 13 -- Two cases have been registered in relation to the clashes that erupted during efforts to stop hawkers from retaking footpaths in Chattogram's New Market area. The cases, initiated b... Read More


Examinees shifted from Ghumdhum SSC test centre amid Myanmar war

Dhaka, Feb. 12 -- Authorities have cancelled the use of Ghumdhum High School in Bandarban's Naikhongchhari border area as a centre for the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) exams due to security risk... Read More


Fire breaks out at multi-storey building in Chattogram

Dhaka, Feb. 8 -- A fire has broken out at a multi-storey commercial building in the Amtola area adjacent to Chattogram's Reazuddin Market, which houses a panjabi warehouse on several floors. The Fire... Read More


Karnaphuli Express engine derails, snapping Chattogram's rail links with Dhaka, Sylhet

Dhaka, Feb. 7 -- Two train engines collided in Chattogram's Faujdarhat, leading to the derailment of a mail train engine. The accident around 7pm on Wednesday forced the authorities to suspend train ... Read More


Chattogram police set to open naval investigation centre along Karnaphuli

Dhaka, Feb. 3 -- Two decades after receiving the green light, Chattogram Metropolitan Police is gearing up to enhance naval security with the establishment of four investigation centres along the Karn... Read More


Bangladesh tightens security at border, maritime routes as battles rage in Myanmar

Dhaka, Feb. 2 -- Bangladesh has beefed up security at the land and sea border as fierce fighting rages between the Myanmar army and armed insurgent groups in the country. The Bangladesh Coast Guard h... Read More


Chhatra League factions clash at Chattogram University

Dhaka, Jan. 30 -- Tensions flared at Chattogram University after two factions of the Bangladesh Chhatra League, Varsity Express (VEx) and Choose Friends with Care (CFC), clashed over 'trifling disagre... Read More


14 gold bars concealed in cigarette packets recovered at Chattogram airport

Dhaka, Jan. 26 -- Customs and National Security Intelligence agents have recovered 14 gold bars abandoned at Shah Amanat International Airport in Chattogram. The Customs Intelligence and Investigatio... Read More