Muhammad Ali Jinnat

Tensions on Myanmar border: Panicked, locals scramble to safety

Thirty-year-old Noor Hasina lives in a house in Konarpara along the Tambru border in Bandarban’s Naikhongchhari upazila.

Cox’s Bazar a new dengue hotspot

Cox’s Bazar has become a hotspot for spreading dengue after Dhaka. Two dengue patients died and 103 patients were hospitalised with dengue in the district this year so far.

Middlemen eating into salt farmers’ profits

While salt production has been growing steadily over the years, the farmers in the coastal districts of Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar are apprehensive over whether their meagre profits would get any better.

Pradeep, Liaqat given gallows

Major (retired) Sinha Md Rashed Khan’s murder was premeditated, a Cox’s Bazar court said yesterday as it handed down death sentence to suspended police officials Pradeep Kumar Das and Liaqat Ali for the killing.

Arsa commander’s brother carried Bangladeshi ID

Police have found that Mohammad Shah Ali, the brother of Ataullah Abu Amar Jununi, commander of Myanmar’s banned militant organisation Arakan Rohingya Solidarity Army (Arsa), bears a Bangladeshi national identity card.

Rohingya Camp in Cox’s Bazar: Six killed in grisly attack

At least six Rohingyas were killed and eight others injured as a group of armed criminals attacked a madrasa inside a refugee camp in Ukhiya early yesterday, hours after a block raid of the Armed Police Battalion (APBn). 

Coup won’t change their fate

Many Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar think the coup in Myanmar will have little impact on their fate.

Just vanished!

So where have they gone? Despite 76,000 children being born in the camps in the last three years, the number of Rohingya refugees in all camps of Ukhiya and Teknaf has actually decreased to 8.60 lakh as of July this year.

September 18, 2022
September 18, 2022

Tensions on Myanmar border: Panicked, locals scramble to safety

Thirty-year-old Noor Hasina lives in a house in Konarpara along the Tambru border in Bandarban’s Naikhongchhari upazila.

July 19, 2022
July 19, 2022

Cox’s Bazar a new dengue hotspot

Cox’s Bazar has become a hotspot for spreading dengue after Dhaka. Two dengue patients died and 103 patients were hospitalised with dengue in the district this year so far.

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022

Middlemen eating into salt farmers’ profits

While salt production has been growing steadily over the years, the farmers in the coastal districts of Chattogram and Cox’s Bazar are apprehensive over whether their meagre profits would get any better.

February 1, 2022
February 1, 2022

Pradeep, Liaqat given gallows

Major (retired) Sinha Md Rashed Khan’s murder was premeditated, a Cox’s Bazar court said yesterday as it handed down death sentence to suspended police officials Pradeep Kumar Das and Liaqat Ali for the killing.

January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

Arsa commander’s brother carried Bangladeshi ID

Police have found that Mohammad Shah Ali, the brother of Ataullah Abu Amar Jununi, commander of Myanmar’s banned militant organisation Arakan Rohingya Solidarity Army (Arsa), bears a Bangladeshi national identity card.

October 23, 2021
October 23, 2021

Rohingya Camp in Cox’s Bazar: Six killed in grisly attack

At least six Rohingyas were killed and eight others injured as a group of armed criminals attacked a madrasa inside a refugee camp in Ukhiya early yesterday, hours after a block raid of the Armed Police Battalion (APBn). 

February 2, 2021
February 2, 2021

Coup won’t change their fate

Many Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar think the coup in Myanmar will have little impact on their fate.

September 12, 2020
September 12, 2020

Just vanished!

So where have they gone? Despite 76,000 children being born in the camps in the last three years, the number of Rohingya refugees in all camps of Ukhiya and Teknaf has actually decreased to 8.60 lakh as of July this year.

August 17, 2020
August 17, 2020

Families of Teknaf ‘Gunfight’ Victims: The false hope of ‘public hearing’

People taking turns to talk on a particular issue, placing testimonials, and administrators listening cautiously and coming up with certain commitments publicly is how a public hearing takes place.

July 26, 2019
July 26, 2019

‘Rape victim,’ family face harassment

Police in Cox’s Bazar Model Police Station have allegedly kept the plaintiff of a rape case and her family members confined to the police station for three days and forced them to give false statements for filing another case against their own family members.

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