Khagrachhari

August 14, 2022
August 14, 2022

Khagrachhari AL leader, local admin stand by mother who tried to “sell son”

Sonali Chakma went to a local market of Khagrachhari on August 11 to “sell her six-year-old son at Tk 12,000” due to financial crisis.

February 17, 2021
February 17, 2021

Illegal sand extraction: 2 police personnel hurt in attack on mobile court in Khagrachhari

Two police personnel were injured after a few men suspected to be illegally extracting sand attacked a mobile court drive at Perachhara area of Khagrachhari.

September 27, 2020
September 27, 2020

Khagrachhari gang-rape: Rapists are members of a robbery gang, police say

All nine accused in the gang-rape of a Chakma girl in Khagrachhari are members of a robbery gang, police said today.

July 30, 2020
July 30, 2020

UNO in Khagrachhari takes lease of khas land flouting law

The upazila nirbahi officer of Ramgarh upazila in Khagrachhari has allegedly misused his power and leased five acres of khas land of the government and razed a hill for making road, violating the rules in this regard.

April 16, 2020
April 16, 2020

5 hurt as home returnees beaten up in Khagrachhari allegedly by cops

Five people sustain injuries as police allegedly beat up some people who were trying to return to their homes in Khagrachhari after their workplaces in Chattogram shut down.

April 25, 2018
April 25, 2018

Water running dry in hills

Every day, 30-year-old Ruposhi Chakma has to walk three kilometres to reach a well, to fetch water for her five-member family. In Chela Chhara village in Rangamati's Kawkhali upazila where she lives, there isn't a nearby water source anymore. An increasing

January 6, 2018
January 6, 2018

UPDF enforces daylong road blockade in Khagrachhari

United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) and its like-minded indigenous organisations enforce a daylong road and waterway blockade in Khagrachhari protesting the killing of Mithun Chakma, an Adivasi human rights defender.

December 19, 2017
December 19, 2017

A leader in education

Six-year-old Al Amin from remote Nurul Islam Sardar Para in Khagrachari's Matiranga upazila was used to working in his father's grocery

September 9, 2017
September 9, 2017

Change Maker: Dragon fruit kindles hope

Originally from Mexico and nowadays common in Southeast Asia and China, the delectable dragon fruit, also called pitaya, is a relative

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

Star editor gets bail in Khagrachhari

The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam secures bail in a Tk 10 crore defamation case in Khagrachhari.