Cox's Bazar

Hawa sari, t-shirts and merchandise: secret behind the fascination

If you are thinking that Hawa, the Chanchal Chowdhury and Nazifa Tushi starrer is simply facing the first few days of success, that is usual of any good movie, then you are simply clueless. The movie written and directed by Mejbaur Rahman Sumon is facing an implausible triumph, one that is only synonymous with blockbuster hits. Fans had gone wild even before the movie was released. They were wearing the Hawa sari, and Hawa T-shirts, carrying the Hawa merchandise and even humming to the famous ‘Shada-Kala’ tune while boarding a rickshaw. It’s as if the film had created a cult following, who were hung up on setting the records straight for once: that Bangladeshi movies could generate a buzz similar to any of their global counterpart.

August 8, 2022
August 8, 2022

Top 5 sea beaches in Cox’s Bazar

Sitting and sipping your favourite drink and waiting for the sunset to witness the radiant hue of the sea — experiences on the beaches of Cox’s Bazar are enticing as ever. When it comes to beaches, chances are you will think about the most popular tourist spots like Laboni Point, Inani or Himchori. If you are looking for great alternatives, let us recommend top 5 sea beaches in Cox's Bazar. The next time you are at Cox’s Bazar, don’t forget to check out the unique beaches that soothes your wanderlust.

August 1, 2022
August 1, 2022

Hawa sari, t-shirts and merchandise: secret behind the fascination

If you are thinking that Hawa, the Chanchal Chowdhury and Nazifa Tushi starrer is simply facing the first few days of success, that is usual of any good movie, then you are simply clueless. The movie written and directed by Mejbaur Rahman Sumon is facing an implausible triumph, one that is only synonymous with blockbuster hits. Fans had gone wild even before the movie was released. They were wearing the Hawa sari, and Hawa T-shirts, carrying the Hawa merchandise and even humming to the famous ‘Shada-Kala’ tune while boarding a rickshaw. It’s as if the film had created a cult following, who were hung up on setting the records straight for once: that Bangladeshi movies could generate a buzz similar to any of their global counterpart.

June 20, 2022
June 20, 2022

Have we already started seeing the Rohingya refugee crisis differently?

The 2022 JRP has five strategic objectives to support the affected Bangladeshi and Rohingya populations.

June 15, 2022
June 15, 2022

Cox's Bazar: Shrimp hatchery wastes invade the sea

It is the beach holiday you have been waiting for. You have your swimming gear ready, and the waves crashing upon the Kolatoli beach in Cox’s Bazar are calling out.

May 29, 2022
May 29, 2022

7 Rohingyas, making their way from India, detained in Cox’s Bazar camp

Seven members of two Rohingya families, who made their way from India's Jammu and Kashmir, have been detained by Armed Police Battalion (APBn) at a refugee camp in Cox's Bazar.

May 7, 2022
May 7, 2022

Preparations underway at Rohingya camps in Cox's Bazar to tackle Cyclone Asani

Cox's Bazar District Administration has taken preparations in advance to ensure safety of Rohingyas in the refugee camps in Ukhiya and Teknaf upazilas of Cox's Bazar as there is a forecast of cyclone "Asani" under the influence of low pressure in the Bay of Bengal.

April 29, 2022
April 29, 2022

Offshore Smart City: Can a parliamentary committee recommend a project to PM without due diligence?

Can a parliamentary standing committee recommend a project directly to the prime minister without any due diligence? The law explicitly does not permit it.

April 18, 2022
April 18, 2022

Cox's Bazar: Longest beach or biggest dumpster?

Like all other developing towns and cities in Bangladesh, Cox’s Bazar has been growing at a tremendously rapid rate. And, not surprisingly,

July 11, 2021
July 11, 2021

Voices of the People Keeping Food on Our Tables

Eight individuals, who shared their experiences of risk, determination, resilience, and hope.

March 16, 2020
March 16, 2020

3 tourists stabbed and mugged in Cox’s Bazar

Three tourists have been mugged and stabbed at Cox’s Bazar beach.