Bandarban | The Daily Star
  • Moulvibazar Flood: Relief for victims scanty

    With the overall flood situation in Moulvibazar remaining unchanged, thousands of people in the district's three upazilas have been suffering due to shortage of relief supplies.

  • Road crashes claim 41 lives in 4 days

    At least 41 people were killed and dozens injured in road accidents in different districts in last four days, including Eid holidays from

  • Couple’s throat-slit bodies found in Bandarban

    Throat-slit bodies of an elderly couple are found inside their house at Lama upazila of Bandarban.

  • Hunger stalks life in remote Thanchi

    The very existence of indigenous people deep inside Thanchi upazila of Bandarban remains shrouded in dense jungle; local representatives and other authorities remember them on rare occasions, like elections, and seldom pay heed to their problems.

  • Mro life turned upside down

    Jhum cultivation is what Kumrao Mro did for a living until recently he has lost his land in Lama upazila of Bandarban to the relentless

  • 146 tonnes of rice allotted for Thanchi

    The Relief and Rehabilitation Department in Bandarban allotted 146 tonnes of rice to the people who have been hit by a food crisis in

  • Unplanned road washed away

    Road communications between Rowangchhari upazila and Bandarban town have remained snapped since Saturday when a portion of a newly

  • Thanchi people suffering from food shortage

    Rui Mon Mro, aged over 80, began to worry about her five grandchildren after her family living in a remote area of Bandarban had run out of food.

  • 2 remanded over Buddhist monk killing

    A Bandarban court yesterday placed three men on ten days remand in the case of a Buddhist monk killing in remote

  • Demo in Dhaka protesting monk killing

    Bangladesh Buddhist Federation forms a human chain in Dhaka protesting the gruesome killing of a monk in Bandarban two days ago.

  • 3 arrested over monk murder

    Police yesterday arrested three people in connection with their alleged involvement in the killing of a Buddhist monk in Naikkhangchhari upazila of Bandarban.

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    3 held over Bandarban monk killing

    Law enforcers detain three people in suspicion of their involvement with Saturday’s murder of a Buddhist monk in Naikkhangchhari upazila of Bandarban.

  • Buddhist monk murder is an isolated incident: Minister

    Hours into the Buddhist monk murder in Bandarban, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal terms the killing as an isolated incident and points finger at the relatives of the victim.

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    Buddhist monk murdered in Bandarban

    Unidentified miscreants kill an elderly Buddhist monk by slitting his throat in Naikkhangchhari upazila of Bandarban. Body of the victim -- Mong Shwe U Chak, 75, -- was found near Baishari Bihar at Uppar Chak Para village in the upazila.

  • Bandarban BGB camp comes under mortar attack

    A camp of paramilitary force Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) came under mortar shell attack in Thanchi upazila of Bandarban.

  • Our last Great Hornbills

    If you have been to Bandarban town, you have probably seen a sculpture of a massive bird with a large bill sitting proudly in

  • Hartal progresses in Thanchi over killing of 3 cattle traders

    The daylong hartal, enforced by Bangali Byabasaye, an organisation of businesspeople from Bengali settlers, protesting the killing of three cattle traders, who were kidnapped by miscreants here on Friday, is going on peacefully in Thanchi upazila.

  • 3 abducted Bandarban traders found murdered

    Three men were found dead in remote Thanchi upazila of Bandarban yesterday two days after they had been abducted.

  • 3 abductees found dead in Bandarban

    Three abductees are found dead at a remote place in Thanchi upazilla of Bandarban.

  • Bandarban UP chairman candidate shot dead

    Masked miscreants brandish guns and pick up an independent chairman candidate of the Union Parishad polls from his house before killing him in Bandarban’s Ruma upazila.

  • Ramu mayhem’s prime accused detained in Dhaka

    Law enforcers pick up the prime accused in a case filed over 2012’s mindless communal attack on the Buddhist community at Ramu in Cox's Bazar.

  • 2 'criminals' shot dead

    Two members of an alleged criminal gang were found dead near Thanchi-Alikadom road in the district's Alikadom upazila yesterday.

  • Truck turns over in Bandarban, 7 killed

    Seven people are killed and eight others injured after a truck overturns in Bandarban’s Lama upazila. Four of them killed instantly crushed under the heavy construction materials that the truck was carrying. Police and district officials are en route to visit the spot.

  • [WATCH NOW] Journey to the source of Matamuhuri river

    Of the hundreds of rivers in Bangladesh, only two rivers -- Sangu and Matamuhuri -- have originated from Bangladesh. Both rivers are located in the southeastern hilly part of Bangladesh.

  • Former UP member among 3 abducted in Cox’s Bazar

    An armed gang abducts three persons, including a former union parishad member from Ramu upazila of Cox’s Bazaar early today and demanded Tk 5 lakh as ransom.

  • Durga Puja: BGB to guard 5 Ctg districts

    The authorities have decided to deploy paramilitary BGB in Chittagong, Rangamati, Khagrachhari, Bandarban and Cox’s Bazar from today to ensure security during Durga Puja – the largest religious festival of the Hindus in the country.

  • 3 AK-47 rifles seized in Bandarban, 3 held

    Rab seizes three AK-47 rifles and two pistols and arrested three alleged armed traders from Bandarban Sadar upazila.

  • 2 tourists, porter ‘missing’ in Rangamati

    Two tourists and their porter are said to have gone missing in Bilaichhari upazila of Rangamati. The tourists are Jobayer, 26, and Munna, 34, from Dhaka, and their porter Mangsai Mro, 30, from Roma upazila.

  • Light tremor felt in Ctg, Bandarban

    A light tremor of magnitude 4.4 in the Richter scale is felt in Chittagong and Bandarban.

  • Derogatory remarks on Bangabandhu: 2 held

    A former municipality mayor and an incumbent councillor of Bandarban are held on charge of making derogatory comments on Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman.