Mro

‘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.

November 4, 2017
November 4, 2017

Cattle Farming in Hills: Mro community makes a shift

If you take a look at Kaiplem Mro, you can feel the confidence she exudes. The 53-year-old indigenous woman from the remote Mrolongpara under Sadar upazila of Bandarban is in charge of her own future.

March 12, 2016
March 12, 2016

11 bizarre things spotted on Mars

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) begins its visit to the red planet 10 years ago this week.Since then, the MRO completes about 45,000 trips around Mars, taking more than 200,000 images of it and other objects in the vicinity, according to NASA.

November 26, 2015
November 26, 2015

[WATCH NOW] Journey to the source of Matamuhuri river

Of the hundreds of rivers in Bangladesh, only two rivers -- Sangu and Matamuhuri -- have originated from Bangladesh. Both rivers are located in the southeastern hilly part of Bangladesh.