Sanjoy Kumar Barua

June 15, 2021
June 15, 2021

Village chief shot dead in front of family

A karbari (village chief) was shot dead in front of his family in a remote village of Jurachhari upazila of Rangamati Sunday night.

June 2, 2021
June 2, 2021

Buddhist monk attacked in temple

Two unidentified men attacked an indigenous Buddhist monk inside a temple in remote Panchhari upazila of Khagrachhari and looted Tk 1 lakh early Monday.

March 28, 2021
March 28, 2021

Incomplete water supply facility now a ‘tourist spot’

The Department of Public Health Engineering (DPHE) spent around Tk 2.25 crore to construct a facility for supplying fresh water to Neelachal, a tourist hotspot in Bandarban, and areas surrounding it.

March 25, 2021
March 25, 2021

Mysterious fire destroys 100-acre orchard

A devastating fire yesterday destroyed an 100-acre orchard of the Mro community who have been protesting the construction of a luxury hotel in Naitong area of Bandarban.

February 15, 2021
February 15, 2021

People of Rakhine Community: Their numbers shrinking in Teknaf

Ma Ching Rakhine, along with her family members, was forced to leave their ancestral home in Teknaf upazila of Cox’s Bazar around 10 years ago in the face of threats from Rohingya criminals.

February 13, 2021
February 13, 2021

Land lost, so is livelihood

Around 65 Mro families of three villages in Bandarban’s Lama upazila are living in fear of eviction from their ancestral homes with no source of livelihood after land grabbers illegally occupied...

January 20, 2021
January 20, 2021

Lakingme Chakma’s Death: Two int’l rights groups demand enquiry into PBI team, public prosecutor

International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) and Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) on Saturday demanded divisional enquiry into the Police Bureau of Investigation (PIB) team and Cox’s...

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.

January 4, 2021
January 4, 2021

Plunder of Sangu Forest: Probe body fails to visit affected area

A member of the probe committee, formed by the forest department following a recent report of The Daily Star, has said the BGB on security grounds didn’t let them enter the Sangu reserve forest,...

December 29, 2020
December 29, 2020

Ex-MP’s sons still have grasp on Teknaf’s first Buddhist temple

The law of the land is quite strict against hurting the sentiment of any religious community or any action that threatens communal harmony.