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UN-backed agencies assist hosts, Rohingyas in Cox’s Bazar

Dhaka, Sept 11 (UNB) – The Inter Sector Coordination Group (ISCG) partners – UN agencies working in support of the government of Bangladesh — are assisting thousands in the host community and Rohingya refugee camps who have been impacted by severe rain and winds that have continued to batter Cox’s Bazar since Saturday. Read More »

Rohingya: Cox’s Bazar ecological balance at stake: Hasina

PM seeks global solution to climate change Dhaka, July 10 – Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said the environmental balance of Cox’s Bazar is under threat as settlements are being established there for Rohingyas clearing hills and forests. “For this (Rohingya presence), the natural equilibrium is being destabilised in that area… settlements are being established in the area clearing ... Read More »

6 bodies recovered from Cox’s Bazar sea beach

Cox’s Bazar, July 10 – Police recovered bodies of six people from Sughanda point of Cox’s Bazar sea beach in the district town on early Wednesday. The identities of the deceased could not be known yet. Khairuzzaman, officer-in-charge (investigation) of Sadar Model Police Station, said being informed by local people a team of police recovered four bodies from the beach ... Read More »

2 Rohingyas, drug suspect killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfights’

Cox’s Bazar, May 14 – Three people, including two Rohingya men, were killed in separate ‘gunfights’ in the Chittagong Sadar and Teknaf Upazilas early Tuesday. The Rohingya ‘human traffickers’ were killed in an alleged gunfight with police on the Marine Drive Road in Teknaf’s Shamlarpur around 2 am. The deceased were identified as Azim Uddin, 22, son of Abdur Rahim, ... Read More »

2 suspected drug peddlers killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

Cox’s Bazar, May 9 – Two suspected drug dealers were killed in a reported gunfight with Rapid Action Battalion (Rab) at Laboni Beach Point in the district town on early Thursday. The identities of the deceased could not be known immediately. A Rab-15 team raided the area around 4am after being tipped-off that drug peddlers were coming there via sea, ... Read More »

3 suspected Rohingya robbers killed in Cox’s Bazar gunfight

Cox’s Bazar, Apr 6 – Three suspected Rohingya robbers were killed in a ‘gunfight’ with police in Habiber Ghona hilly area in Teknaf Upazila early Saturday. The deceased were identified as Nur Alam, 23, Mohammad Jubayer, 20 and Hamid Ullah, 21, residents of ‘A-block’ of Nayapara Rohingya camp at Hneela union. Pradip Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station, said ... Read More »

Suborna Mustafa, Sabyasachi in Cox’s Bazar for shoot

Entertainment Desk The much talked upcoming movie “Gondi” of Fakhrul Arefeen Khan’s has been in the spotlight from the beginning of this year, for its storyline and cast. The first part of the film was shot in London while the rest was supposed to be shot in Cox’s Bazar and Dhaka. We already know that Sabyasachi Chakrabarty has been cast ... Read More »

2 suspected drug traders killed in Cox’s Bazar ‘gunfight’

Cox’s Bazar, Mar 22 – Two suspected drug traders were killed in a reported gunfight with police at Rajarchhara in Teknaf upazila early Friday. The deceased were identified as Nur Mohammad, 40, son of Azahar Mia of Nazir Para, and Nurul Amin, 35, son of Abdus Shukkur of Jaliapara in the upazila. Dipak Kumar Das, officer-in-charge of Teknaf Police Station, ... Read More »

Cox’s Bazar RO writes EC for 2 helicopters

Cox’s Bazar, Dec 22 – The returning officer (RO) and deputy commissioner (DC) of the district on Saturday said they have requested the Election Commission (EC) to provide them two helicopters for patrolling in the remote areas of the district on the election day. Read More »