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  • Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

    No high rises along seashore: PM

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has today said the government will not allow construction of any high-rise structures along the seashore.

  • Gunfight

    Another Teknaf 'drug trader' killed

    A suspected drug dealer was killed in a "gunfight" in Teknaf yesterday.

  • Rohingya crossing border

    Redistribute refugees

    High concentration of the Rohingya population in Cox's Bazar is posing serious risks for the economy and ecology of the tourist

  • Rohingya Family Planning

    Family Planning: Too important, yet ignored

    Shortage of family planning services may aggravate the health problems of Rohingya refugees, especially mothers and children suffering from malnutrition, say government officials and experts. Contraceptives are unpopular among Rohingyas largely for lack of education and awareness about family planning. Every Rohingya couple has six to seven children on average, say NGO officials at the refugee camps in Cox's Bazar.

  • DB arrested for kidnapping

    'Kidnap' of Cox's Bazar Trader: Six DB men detained

    Six members of the Detective Branch of Police were detained yesterday with a ransom of Tk 17 lakh in Cox's Bazar half an hour after

  • Over 700,000 people get cholera vaccine in Cox’s Bazar

    More than 700,000 people over the age of one year are administered oral cholera vaccine in the first phase of a campaign in Cox’s Bazar to protect the newly arrived Rohingya population and their host communities against the deadly diarrhoeal disease.

  • Rohingya influx

    Shift Rohingyas from tourist town

    Representatives from Cox's Bazar 's Civil Society and non-government organisations yesterday formed a forum demanding the shifting of Rohingyas from the tourist town, protecting local environment and upholding human rights of the Rohingyas.

  • One killed in Cox's Bazar landslide

    A man in Cox's Bazar's Moheshkhali was killed in a landslide yesterday, while people of Rangamati and Bandarban are living in fear of

  • Mushy thanks Allah for Shakib’s wellbeing

    Mushfiqur Rahim expresses his gratitude to the Almighty Allah for the wellbeing of his teammate Shakib Al Hasan after the ace allrounder escaped a horrific helicopter accident at Cox’s bazaar.

  • Rohingya census begins in 6 dists

    The government yesterday began a household survey to register the undocumented Rohingya population and also to get an idea of the circumstances under which they fled their home country, Myanmar.

  • 80,000 yaba tablets seized

    The Border Guard Bangladesh arrested a Myanmar national and seized 80,000 yaba tablets worth around Tk 2.4 crore at Teknaf in Cox's Bazar yesterday morning.

  • U-19s face high-flying Namibia today

    Bangladesh's Young Tigers will take on a spirited Namibia at the Sheikh Kamal International Stadium in Cox's Bazar today in the last Group A fixture of the ICC Under-19 World Cup.

  • BGB man shot while exchanging fire with BGP

    A member of paramilitary force suffer bullet wounds when border guards of Bangladesh and Myanmar exchanged gunfire in Naf river of Cox’s Bazar.