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  • A third of forests, hilly land grabbed

    Amzad Hossain came from his village Moghnama in Pekua upazila to Cox's Bazar town two decades ago and began working as a newspaper hawker. He bought two decimal land and built a house on a hilltop at Baiddyaghona.

  • AL leader found dead at Cox’s Bazar hotel

    Police recover the body of an Awami League leader, hanging from a noose tied to a ceiling fan, at a hotel in Cox’s Bazar.

  • Mashrafe Bin Mortaza

    'Bravo! This is amazing'

    Mashrafe Bin Mortaza might be on a holiday at Cox's Bazar, but with Bangladesh's cricketers putting in one of their best Test performances in Chittagong, he barely managed to move away from his television set.

  • AL MP impedes eviction, reprimands govt officers

    A ruling Awami League lawmaker uses his musclemen to interfere an eviction drive of the Cox’s Bazar forest department and reprimand government officers for carrying out the drive.

  • Shakib's close shave

    The sports fraternity is shaken by the news that Shakib narrowly escaped a tragic incident when the chopper that dropped him off earlier, crashed in Ukhia upazila of Cox's Bazar.

  • 3 lakh Rohingyas staying illegally

    Apart from more than 32,000 registered Rohingyas in two refugee camps of Cox's Bazar, about three lakh of the ethnic minorities from Myanmar are living illegally in the district. The statistics came from the first round of government census, held from February 1 to 23 to identify Rohingya families in Bangladesh.

  • One year a slave

    A 15-year-old who boarded a boat in 2014 at Teknaf in Cox's Bazar believing he would earn a fortune in Malaysia, returned home on

  • The never-built dream home

    During his visit to Bangladesh over 38 years ago, Muhammad Ali was gifted a piece of land in Cox's Bazar by a local. The overwhelmed boxer had then reacted by saying he would like to make a dream home there one day. He said he had now a home to come to in case he ever was banished from his native land.

  • Muhammad Ali

    What about the land promised to Ali?

    Ever since Muhammad Ali's historic visit to Bangladesh 37 years ago, there has been this occasional speculation in local media as to what happened to the piece of land in Cox's Bazar which was promised to the legendary boxer.

  • Some relief at beach

    Even a few years ago tourists did not dare to go to the beach in Cox's Bazar late at night, but the scenario has changed after Tourist