Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Damaged Chittagong embankment poses danger

About one crore people living in the coastal belt of Chittagong, including 50 lakh in the city area alone, are exposed to cyclone and tidal surges, as the long embankment from Patenga to Sitakunda has been damaged in many places. The same goes for the embankment between Banshkhali and Anwara. It is allowing high-tide water ... Read more

112 desperados denied sea ride

Destination ‘Malaysia’ 112 desperados denied sea ride Detained before boarding engine boat Police in the wee hours of yesterday detained 112 people from Banshkhali upazila in Chittagong while they were boarding an engine boat in a bid to travel to Malaysia illegally. Nur Hossain Mamun, a sub-inspector of Banshkhali Police Station, said that traffickers assembled ... Read more