Mokammel-Mridha

Mokammel Shuvo

Reporter at The Daily Star and Jessore Correspondent at The Daily Star

Cox’s Bazar becoming death zone for marine life

Different marine species, including sea turtles and dolphins, have been dying on Cox’s Bazar shore in recent times.

1w ago

Myanmar army counterattack may spark fresh Rohingya influx

A possible retaliation by Myanmar forces to regain territories in Rakhine may force more Rohingyas to enter Bangladesh in the coming days, said Rohingya leaders living in Teknaf.

1w ago

5 Rohingyas reach Cox’s Bazar on boat

Amid fighting between Myanmar troops and the rebel Arakan Army on the other side of the Naf river, a small boat carrying five Rohingyas, including a woman with bullet wounds, arrived at the Shahporir Dwip jetty in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf yesterday evening.

2w ago

Myanmar Conflict: Boats on Naf spark fear of fresh influx

Amid continuous fighting between Myanmar troops and the armed group called Arakan Army, many residents of Rakhine State have taken shelter on small boats on the Naf river along the border.

2w ago

330 Myanmar nationals sent back

A total of 330 Myanmar nationals who crossed the border and took shelter in Bangladesh to escape the fighting between the Myanmar junta and the Arakan Army returned to their country yesterday.

2w ago

Panic returns in Ghumdhum

Villagers of Ghumdhum area in Bandarban, who returned to their homes on Thursday after spending days at makeshift shelters, have been in constant fear as gunshots kept rocking the neighbourhoods at regular intervals yesterday.

3w ago

Lull in fighting on Myanmar border: BGB, local officials

After fierce fighting across the border from Cox's Bazar and Bandarban between the Myanmar army and rebel group Arakan Army over the last week, officials and locals said today that the intensity of battle has reduced over the last 24 hours

3w ago

Tensions spill over Tumbru border

At least 68 Myanmar border guards, 15 of them bullet-hit, took refuge in Bandarban yesterday as fighting raged close to the border in the district’s Tumbru area.

3w ago
February 23, 2024
February 23, 2024

Cox’s Bazar becoming death zone for marine life

Different marine species, including sea turtles and dolphins, have been dying on Cox’s Bazar shore in recent times.

February 22, 2024
February 22, 2024

Myanmar army counterattack may spark fresh Rohingya influx

A possible retaliation by Myanmar forces to regain territories in Rakhine may force more Rohingyas to enter Bangladesh in the coming days, said Rohingya leaders living in Teknaf.

February 18, 2024
February 18, 2024

5 Rohingyas reach Cox’s Bazar on boat

Amid fighting between Myanmar troops and the rebel Arakan Army on the other side of the Naf river, a small boat carrying five Rohingyas, including a woman with bullet wounds, arrived at the Shahporir Dwip jetty in Cox’s Bazar’s Teknaf yesterday evening.

February 17, 2024
February 17, 2024

Myanmar Conflict: Boats on Naf spark fear of fresh influx

Amid continuous fighting between Myanmar troops and the armed group called Arakan Army, many residents of Rakhine State have taken shelter on small boats on the Naf river along the border.

February 16, 2024
February 16, 2024

330 Myanmar nationals sent back

A total of 330 Myanmar nationals who crossed the border and took shelter in Bangladesh to escape the fighting between the Myanmar junta and the Arakan Army returned to their country yesterday.

February 10, 2024
February 10, 2024

Panic returns in Ghumdhum

Villagers of Ghumdhum area in Bandarban, who returned to their homes on Thursday after spending days at makeshift shelters, have been in constant fear as gunshots kept rocking the neighbourhoods at regular intervals yesterday.

February 7, 2024
February 7, 2024

Lull in fighting on Myanmar border: BGB, local officials

After fierce fighting across the border from Cox's Bazar and Bandarban between the Myanmar army and rebel group Arakan Army over the last week, officials and locals said today that the intensity of battle has reduced over the last 24 hours

February 5, 2024
February 5, 2024

Tensions spill over Tumbru border

At least 68 Myanmar border guards, 15 of them bullet-hit, took refuge in Bandarban yesterday as fighting raged close to the border in the district’s Tumbru area.

February 4, 2024
February 4, 2024

Battle resumes across the border in Myanmar

After a lull for two days, fresh gunfights broke out in Myanmar near Ghumdhum border in Bandarban’s Naikhongchhari upazila yesterday afternoon.

February 2, 2024
February 2, 2024

Fighting Near Myanmar Border: Gripped by fear, many leave their Ghumdhum homes

Hundreds of people who live near the zero line along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Ghumdhum of Bandarban’s Naikhongchhari have been staying elsewhere out of fear.

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