Bandarban

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

5 top Buddhist sites in Bangladesh

Although Buddhism comprises a very small percentage of the population, there are Buddhist temples and monasteries aplenty, especially due to Bengal’s rich Buddhist heritage.

May 8, 2022
May 8, 2022

‘Will starve to death, but won’t take aid from those who set jhum land on fire’

People from Mro and Tripura communities in Bandarban, who were affected by the fire on Jhum land, have refused aid from the local administration as the relief was being distributed in presence of...

May 5, 2022
May 5, 2022

Fire in the hills; locals surviving on leaves, wild herbs

Locals are claiming that a fire caused by the LAMA Rubber Industries on land used for jhum farming in Bandarban is now causing food and water shortage in the remote areas of Lama upazila.

April 30, 2022
April 30, 2022

Top 5 travel destinations to visit during a monsoon Eid in Bangladesh

Here are the top five travel destinations for you to consider this Eid ul Fitr.

October 19, 2020
October 19, 2020

Two held over gang-rape of RMG worker in Bandarban

Two people have been arrested in connection with the gang-rape of a readymade garment factory worker in Bandarban.

August 26, 2020
August 26, 2020

Yaba found for the first time in Bandarban’s remote Tindu area

Border Guard Bangladesh officials yesterday found Yaba pills for the first time in remote Tindu area of Bandarban’s Thanchi upazila.

April 19, 2020
April 19, 2020

Locals claim grabbers burnt rubber garden in Bandarban

Locals of Bandarban’s Sadar upazila have brought allegations against a group of people affiliated with a resort for burning their rubber garden on Saturday, in a bid to grab their land.

April 17, 2020
April 17, 2020

Mogh Party man shot dead in Bandarban

A member of the Arakan Liberation Party -- locally known as Mogh Party -- was shot dead in the remote Kenaiju Para area under Rowangchhari upazila of Bandarban today morning.

November 17, 2019
November 17, 2019

2 Rohingyas killed in Bandarban ‘gunfight’

Two suspected Rohingya criminals have been killed in a “gunfight” with Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) in Naikhyangchhari upazila of Bandarban.

November 14, 2019
November 14, 2019

Minor girl raped in Bandarban

An eight-year-old girl has been raped by a local shop employee in Baishari area under Naikhangchhari upazilla of Bandarban, family members claim.