Mohammad Ali Jinnat

October 1, 2021
October 1, 2021

A murder well-planned

Fear, frustration, and anger gripped refugees in Cox’s Bazar as the identity of the gunmen and their motive behind killing Rohingya leader Mohib Ullah remain unknown.

July 22, 2021
July 22, 2021

Pandemic chronicles: No tourists mean no money to feed the horses of Cox’s Bazar beach

Chancing upon tourists horseback riding along the beaches of Cox’s Bazar would have been a common sight during the bustling tourist season. But not anymore.

April 11, 2021
April 11, 2021

Second whale carcass washes ashore

A second whale carcass washed ashore at Himchhari beach of Cox’s Bazar yesterday.

March 24, 2021
March 24, 2021

Gone with the blaze

Fleeing a crackdown by the Myanmar military, 35-year-old Chubera Begum, along with her four children, arrived in Ukhiya from Rakhine State in August, 2017. She then found shelter in a tent at Balukhali camp, the largest refugee camp in the world.

January 5, 2021
January 5, 2021

Parents get to bury Lakingme after 25 days

The family of Lakingme Chakma finally received her body yesterday, 25 days after her mysterious death, and buried her in Ramu upazila of Cox’s Bazar.

December 4, 2020
December 4, 2020

Rohingya Relocation: First batch off to Bhasan Char

The government yesterday began transferring Rohingyas to Bhasan Char from the congested camps in Ukhia and Teknaf where about a million of them have been living.

October 4, 2020
October 4, 2020

Pay or Die

With suspended officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station Pradeep Kumar Das now behind bars over the killing of retired army major Sinha, stories are unearthed about the unwritten law of the upazila town: you pay, you live.

September 9, 2020
September 9, 2020

Facilities in Bhashan Char: Rohingya leaders satisfied after trip

Rohingya leaders, who went on a “go-and-visit” to Bhashan Char housing project, said they were happy with the facilities there and that those were far better than their current living conditions in Teknaf and Ukhiya camps.

August 18, 2020
August 18, 2020

Witnesses to Sinha Killing: Cops out to use them as pawns

Nestled between hills on one side and the sea on the other, Marishbunia village in Teknaf’s Baharchhara union is pure beauty. Babbling brooks, mossy arched bridges and hibiscus shrubs in full bloom -- this was the last location where Maj (retd) Sinha Rashed Md Khan was filming before he was killed in police firing on July 31.

August 9, 2020
August 9, 2020

Case Against Shipra: Two witnesses ‘forced’ to sign on blank papers

Witnesses in a narcotic case, filed against Stamford University student Shipra Debnath, claimed they were forced to sign on blank papers.