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  • A different Eid in Rangamati after disaster

    A very different Eid-ul-Fitr is prevailing through Rangamati – the area that saw one of the worst series of landslides in a decade that killed 120 people there. The district officials have scrapped all their official programmes to spend time with the landslide victims who have taken refuge in the local shelter homes.

  • Deaths in hills: Why and how

    Hill cutting for illegal establishments is one of the key reasons behind the recent series of landslides in Rangamati, the worst in a decade that killed at least 120 people. Even after the landslides, many such dangerous and risky establishments have been found in the district.

  • Partly fixed Rangamati-Ctg road opens

    The link road from Rangamati to Chittagong that gave away during the recent series of landslides in Satchhari area has been partly repaired and has been opened. For the time being, only light vehicles can ply the road. Goods and supplies are still being transported through the Kaptai channel.

  • Victims not getting rice meant for them

    The sack of rice supposed to be given to her has been taken by political leaders of her neighbourhood in Rangamati.

  • Warrant against Khaleda Zia

    AL govt high-ups ordered attack on Fakhrul: BNP

    BNP alleges that yesterday’s attack on its party leaders including Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir was carried out following instructions from the high-ups of the Awami League-led government.

  • Fakhrul attacked in Ctg

    A group of miscreants vandalise five vehicles of a motorcade of BNP Secretary General Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir in Rangunia upazila of Chittagong. Fakhrul, who was leading a five-member delegation of the party on way to Rangamati, was hurt during the attack that took place at Ichhakhali Bazar around 10:40am.

  • 510mm rainfall in southeast Bangladesh June 12-14: Nasa

    Nasa has recorded 510mm (20 inches) rainfall in southeastern Bangladesh between June 12 and 14 when landslides triggered by heavy downpour killed at least 150 people in five hilly districts so far.

  • Rangamati in food, fuel crisis

    The situation in Rangamati, that witnessed a devastating series of landslides in a decade which claimed 108 lives, is turning grave. Barely two days have passed and food, power and fuel crisis has struck the district. With road links off and monsoon weather, fears are on that things might worsen.

  • President, PM express shock at deaths in landslides

    President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina express deep shock at the loss of lives caused by the overnight landslides in the hilly districts of Bandarban, Chittagong and Rangamati.

  • Deadly landslide in pictures

    So far 133 people are killed in landslides in Chittagong, Rangamati and Bandarban districts followed by incessant rain caused by the depression that formed in the Bay of Bengal on Sunday.

  • 4 army men among dead in landslides: ISPR

    Four army men including two officers are killed in a landslide in Rangamati, says Inter Service Public Relations (ISPR).

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    Landslide in Bangladesh: Death toll jumps to 133

    At least 100 people including four army men are killed in Rangamati while 26 in Chittagong and seven in Bandarban in separate incidents of landslide after daylong rain on June 12, 2017, caused by a depression in the Bay.

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    Child killed in Rangamati landslide

    A six-year-old girl is killed in a landslide triggered by incessant rain in police lines area of Rangamati.

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