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  • Rohingya refugees.

    200,000 more to arrive in coming weeks

    The International Rescue Committee fears around two lakh more Rohingyas will flee to Bangladesh in coming weeks, exacerbating an already "unimaginable humanitarian crisis" in Cox's Bazar that already hosts over eight lakh refugees.

  • 3 Rohingya youths held with 20,000 yaba in Teknaf

    Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) members has arrested three Rohingya youths along with 20,925 pieces of yaba from Naf river in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar.

  • Govt to set up camp for new arrivals

    The government has decided to set up a camp in Cox's Bazar to accommodate all newly arrived Rohingyas from Myanmar and also

  • 4 children washed away by floodwaters

    The bodies of four children are recovered after they were washed away by floodwaters in Ramu and Ukhiya upazilas of Cox’s Bazar.

  • A third of forests, hilly land grabbed

    Amzad Hossain came from his village Moghnama in Pekua upazila to Cox's Bazar town two decades ago and began working as a newspaper hawker. He bought two decimal land and built a house on a hilltop at Baiddyaghona.

  • AL leader found dead at Cox’s Bazar hotel

    Police recover the body of an Awami League leader, hanging from a noose tied to a ceiling fan, at a hotel in Cox’s Bazar.

  • 'Bravo! This is amazing'

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza might be on a holiday at Cox's Bazar, but with Bangladesh's cricketers putting in one of their best Test performances in Chittagong, he barely managed to move away from his television set.

  • AL MP impedes eviction, reprimands govt officers

    A ruling Awami League lawmaker uses his musclemen to interfere an eviction drive of the Cox’s Bazar forest department and reprimand government officers for carrying out the drive.

  • Shakib's close shave

    The sports fraternity is shaken by the news that Shakib narrowly escaped a tragic incident when the chopper that dropped him off earlier, crashed in Ukhia upazila of Cox's Bazar.

  • 3 lakh Rohingyas staying illegally

    Apart from more than 32,000 registered Rohingyas in two refugee camps of Cox's Bazar, about three lakh of the ethnic minorities from Myanmar are living illegally in the district. The statistics came from the first round of government census, held from February 1 to 23 to identify Rohingya families in Bangladesh.

  • One year a slave

    A 15-year-old who boarded a boat in 2014 at Teknaf in Cox's Bazar believing he would earn a fortune in Malaysia, returned home on

  • The never-built dream home

    During his visit to Bangladesh over 38 years ago, Muhammad Ali was gifted a piece of land in Cox's Bazar by a local. The overwhelmed boxer had then reacted by saying he would like to make a dream home there one day. He said he had now a home to come to in case he ever was banished from his native land.

  • Muhammad Ali

    What about the land promised to Ali?

    Ever since Muhammad Ali's historic visit to Bangladesh 37 years ago, there has been this occasional speculation in local media as to what happened to the piece of land in Cox's Bazar which was promised to the legendary boxer.

  • Some relief at beach

    Even a few years ago tourists did not dare to go to the beach in Cox's Bazar late at night, but the scenario has changed after Tourist

  • Roanu takes 23 lives

    Twenty-three people are killed and 13 more are missing after Cyclone Roanu made landfall yesterday afternoon on Chittagong-Noakhali coast. Accidents caused by the storm were the reason for the fatalities in Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Bhola, Noakhali, Patuakhali and Laxmipur.

  • [WATCH] Cyclone Roanu makes landfall in Bangladesh coastline

    As Cyclone Roanu makes landfall in Bangladesh’s coastal areas, many people have captured the moment and shared them in social media.

  • Cyclone Roanu: 20 killed in 5 districts

    At least 20 people have been killed in Chittagong, Bhola, Cox's Bazar, Noakhali and Patuakhali as Cyclonic storm Roanu makes its impact across the country. It crossed Bangladesh in the evening, leaving a trail of devastation.

  • Preparations full swing for cyclone Roanu

    With cyclone Roanu approaching closer, control rooms have been set up in coastal areas to facilitate evacuation of the marginalised to safety shelters.

  • Cyclone Roanu heads towards Bangladesh

    After battering the Indian coast for last two days, the first cyclone of the monsoon is heading north to Bangladesh.

  • Yaba traders injure five journalists

    Five journalists were injured as members of a yaba smuggling ring attacked them while they were collecting information in

  • Ansar camp attacked

    It was around 2:00 in the morning. Three Ansar members, including the camp commander, were on duty inside the Rohingya refugee

  • Teknaf Ansar camp comes under attack, 1 killed

    Miscreants attack an Ansar camp, loot arms, and kill an Ansar man in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar.

  • Road crash kills 5 in Cox’s Bazar

    Five people, including two women, are killed and several others injured in a head-on collision between a bus and a pickup van in Chakaria upazila of Cox’s Bazar this morning.

  • The story behind Jahid’s viral video unfolds

    Remember the video of the boy singing a local song with a tourist in Cox’s Bazar that went viral last month? Well, thanks to the musician in the video the story does not end there.

  • Had no option

    Border Guard Bangladesh personnel had no choice but to open fire to protect election officials and prevent unruly mobs from snatching ballot boxes during Tuesday's Union Parishad polls in Pirojpur and Cox's Bazar, the BGB chief said yesterday.

  • 2 killed in Cox’s Bazar polls violence

    UP polls: 2 people have been killed when supporters of 2 member candidates attacked polls officials to snatch ballots in Teknaf upazia of Coxs Bazar, cops say.

  • 3 die as cargo plane crashes in the Bay

    A cargo plane crashed into the Bay of Bengal near Sonadia island, about nine kilometres off Cox's Bazar coast, yesterday morning, killing three of its four crew members and injuring the other.

  • Cargo aircraft crashes in Bay, 3 dead

    A privately-chartered cargo aircraft has crashed into the Bay of Bengal killing one person. Two others are missing while another has been rescued in critical condition. The crash site is about half a kilometre off Cox’s Bazar’s Nazirtek, at the estuary of the Bay and Bakkhali river.

  • Picnic bus runs over child, 2 women in Ctg

    Two women and a child are killed after a picnic bus ran them over on Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar highway in Lohagara upazila of Chittagong.

  • Jahid’s melody captivates the country!

    The video of the soulful singing of a small boy from Cox’s Bazar has taken the country by storm.