CHT

‘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 those allegedly involved in burning the gardens at Langkompara, under Bandarban’s Lama upazila.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Indigenous women know how to nurture nature. We need to listen to them.

Indigenous women's traditional knowledge and practices can help us to survive with nature instead of abusing it. In Bangladesh, their inherent value are yet to be fully understood and duly recognised by the scientific community, development practitioners and policymakers alike.

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 those allegedly involved in burning the gardens at Langkompara, under Bandarban’s Lama upazila.

August 9, 2021
August 9, 2021

Books exploring the lives of indigenous peoples

The book is a complete treatise on the development of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT).

May 28, 2019
May 28, 2019

Crime Spiral in CHT: Conflicting claims bury ‘why’ in hills

Fear has gripped Chattogram Hill Tracts (CHT), as murders are taking place one after another due to alleged inter-party conflicts between local armed groups.

January 22, 2018
January 22, 2018

CHT people to enjoy land ownership

Urging the Chittagong Hill Tracts people to maintain peace and discipline, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday assured that they would enjoy the ownership of their land.

August 23, 2017
August 23, 2017

Orphan sisters find a parent in Rangamati DC

Meem and Sumaiya, only 6 years and 18 months old respectively, lost their parents in the devastating landslide in a Rangamati town on June 13. But in the aftermath of the tragedy, they have found a guardian in Mohammad Manzurul Mannan, deputy commissioner of Rangamati.

April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016

Pajon aroma in the hills for Biju

Turu turu tururu baji bajette Para para berebong bekkun miline Eichha biju biju biju…

December 2, 2015
December 2, 2015

Why a roadmap is of utmost importance

The CHT crisis is both a national as well as a political problem. Hence, for the greatest interest of the nation, there is no alternative but to fully implement the CHT Accord.

June 1, 2015
June 1, 2015

Python on sale rescued

Around 11-foot python is rescued from being on sale and handed over to forest authorities in Boragram area of Rangamati.

March 23, 2015
March 23, 2015

Govt to lift restriction on foreigners' entry to CHT

The government is going to lift a recently imposed restriction, allowing foreign tourists to visit Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) without permission from the home ministry