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 (chĭt′ə-gông′, -gŏng′)
A city of southeast Bangladesh near the Bay of Bengal. It is a major port and industrial center.
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(Placename) a port in E Bangladesh, on the Bay of Bengal: industrial centre. Pop: 4 171 000 (2005 est). Official name: Chattagam
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(ˈtʃɪt əˌgɒŋ)

a port in SE Bangladesh near the Bay of Bengal. 1,599,000.
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Noun1.Chittagong - a port city and industrial center in southeastern Bangladesh on the Bay of Bengal
Bangla Desh, Bangladesh, East Pakistan, People's Republic of Bangladesh - a Muslim republic in southern Asia bordered by India to the north and west and east and the Bay of Bengal to the south; formerly part of India and then part of Pakistan; it achieved independence in 1971
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Chittagong Port, the country's main seaport, has advanced six notches in container-handling in the 2019 edition of Lloyd's List, reports BSS.
Officer-in-Charge of Potia Police Station Enayetullah said Avi along with his two colleagues was returning to his workplace at Chittagong Metropoliton Police (CMP) camp on motor-cycle.
Summary: Chittagong [Bangladesh], Dec 18 (ANI): At least 10 people were killed and several others injured in a stampede during the qulkhwani (a ritual held after the burial) of former Chittagong mayor Mohiuddin Chowdhury on Monday.
NahidRains Pictures, a production and post-production company based in Chittagong, Bangladesh, has been commissioned to produce TV programmes for BTV Chittagong, a TV channel affiliated to Bangladesh Television (BTV).
Muscat: Bangladesh has named Oman Air as the best airline operating to and from Chittagong. Stay ahead of the rest and download our free WhatsNews app for Apple, Android or Blackberry The prestigious award was given on the United Nations International Migration Day, by the Bureau of Manpower, Employment and Training Centre, part of Bangladesh's Ministry of Expatriates' Welfare and Overseas Employment.
Sharjah: Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa's first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), on Saturday announced that from September 2, 2014 it will run three flights per week from its new hub in Ras Al Khaimah to Chittagong, Bangladesh, further strengthening its connectivity with a core growth market.
Air Arabia, the Middle East's largest low-cost carrier (LCC), will it start flights to Chittagong in Bangladesh from its new hub in Ras Al Khaimah next month.
Broad was fined 15% of his match fee after describing the umpires' call to allow play to continue while lightning struck close to the ZACS Stadium in Chittagong as 'distinctly average decision-making'.
SGS opened a new consumer testing laboratory in Chittagong, the second largest garment manufacturing city in Bangladesh.
Chittagong reprises the same slice of history, only with a more solid cast.
Telecoms operator Grameenphone reported on Monday that it has commenced trading in its shares on the stock exchanges in Dhaka and Chittagong following approval at the Dhaka Stock Exchange and Chittagong Stock Exchange offices.A Bangladesh-based Grameenphone said that it will be the largest corporate house to float shares on the Dhaka and Chittagong stock exchanges.A In total 316,496 new Grameenphone shareholders have been added through the initial public offering (IPO) and a pre-placement offer (PPO) process.A Following the listing, Norwegian-based Telenor's (Oslo:TEL) holding in Grameenphone will be 55.8%.