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NEWS DESK The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second biggest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated across the country today with due solemnity and religious fervor. Eid-ul-Azha is celebrated on the 10th of Zilhajj month of the Hizri calendar as Hazrat Ibrahim (AS), on this day, some 4,500 years ago, offered to sacrifice his beloved […]Continue Reading
NEWS DESK Controversial actor Zayed Khan allegedly took out a pistol and threatened to shoot Omar Sani during the post-wedding reception of actor and producer Monowar Hossain Dipjol’s son at the Bashundhara Convention Centre in Dhaka on Friday. The incident ensued as Omar Sani slapped Zayed Khan as soon as he entered the event, said […]Continue Reading
The United People’s Democratic Front (UPDF-Prasit) has expressed interest in holding peace talks with the government to resolve the existing insurgency and tensions in the Chittagong Hill Tracts. As part of this, they have submitted a 69-page demand to the government at a ceremony in Khagtrachhari’s Panchhari on Thursday, June 09, 2022. On behalf of […]Continue Reading
NEWS DESK An increased allocation has been proposed for the Ministry of Chittagong Hill Tracts in the upcoming 2022-23 fiscal year’s budget. Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal proposed the increased allocation in the national budget of Tk 6.78 trillion he placed in parliament on Thursday afternoon. A total of Tk 1,338 crore has been proposed […]Continue Reading
Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader has said the Padma Bridge would be opened on June 25 to directly connect the south-western region with the capital Dhaka. Talking to newsmen in front of Ganabhaban in Dhaka, emerging from a meeting with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, he said the premier would open the bridge for […]Continue Reading
STAFF CORRESPONDENT, RANGAMATI Srabasti Roy is the first ethnic woman from Chittagong Hill Tracts to be appointed as a deputy commissioner in the country. Several male officers from CHT’s ethnic communities had earlier been appointed as DCs, but it’s the first time an ethnic woman from there has been appointed to this position. Ms Roy […]Continue Reading