2 held over Shaktiman Chakma killing |

theindependentbd.com 3rd Jun, 2018 11:19 AM

Police arrested two suspects in the killing of Naniarchar Upazila chairman Shaktiman Chakma from Burubazar area of Ashulia on Saturday afternoon.and more »

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Tripura girl gang-rape sparks protest

The Daily Star 23rd Jun, 2018 11:39 PM

At the end of the procession, Ratan Smriti Chakma of Democratic Youth Forum, Anti Chakma of Hill Women's Federation, and Tapan Chakma and Amal Tripura of Hill Students Council spoke there. They demanded justice for all gang-rape victims and a stop to ...

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Mizoram to establish five Adhoc municipalities

Zoram Observer 23rd Jun, 2018 03:06 AM

Aizawl, June 20: In an effort to bring good governance and better local administration, the Mizoram government has decided to establish Adhoc municipalities in five district headquarters, official said on Wednesday. The state cabinet has recently approved the proposal for establishment of adhoc municipalities in five districts in the state, the official said. He added that […]

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Ethnic minorities' customary institutions lack women participation

newagebd.net 23rd Jun, 2018 01:18 AM

There are some 11 ethnic groups of CHT with their intrinsic customs, traditions, rules, culture and language, said lawyer Sushmita Chakma while giving her keynote presentation. She said that since 1900, the customary institutions of ethnic minorities ...

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Enhance women's participation

The Daily Star 22nd Jun, 2018 11:50 PM

Barrister Debashish Roy, Chakma Circle Chief, agreed with the speakers that women's participation in the customary legal process is necessary as it will ensure their empowerment. Rokeya Kabir, executive director of BNPS, and Roma Rani Roy, additional ...

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10 sued, one arrested over PCJSS activist murder in Khagrachhari …

United News of Bangladesh 21st Jun, 2018 12:47 AM

Khagrachhari, June 20 (UNB) – A case was filed with Panchhari Police Station on Monday night over Parbatya Chattagram Janasanghati Samity (MN Larma or Reformist) activist Bijoy Tripura murder. Victim's wife Kalindini Chakma filed the case mentioning ...

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Unfortunately government has no political leadership to restore p…

thedailynewnation.com 20th Jun, 2018 11:34 PM

THREE more activists of Parbatya Chattogram Janasanghati Samity (MN Larma) and United People's Democratic Front (Democratic) were shot dead at their homes in Rangamati and Khagrachhari districts between Friday and Sunday. Conflicts between ...

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Upazila, UP chairmen among accused

The Daily Star 19th Jun, 2018 11:42 PM

Bijoy's wife Kalindi Chakma filed the case with Panchhari Police Station accusing ten individuals including Sarbottam Chakma, chairman of Panchhari Upazila Parishad; Prattuttar Chakma, chairman of Logang Union Parishad; Samajpoti Chakma, a leader of ...

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4 held over killing of JSS leader in Rangamati

Dhaka Tribune 19th Jun, 2018 11:21 AM

Four suspects have been detained over the murder of Jana Samhati Samiti (JSS-MN Larma faction) leader Suren Bikash Chakma in Rangamati. The detainees, nabbed during Monday's day-long raids, are: Doyel Lal Chakma, 36; Arun Chakma, 30; Unnati ...

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Citizenship rights for Chakmas, Hajongs unacceptable: Aapsu

Times of India 19th Jun, 2018 11:07 AM

Aapsu president Hawa Bagang, during a meeting with the representatives of Chakma and Hajong refugees at Diyun in Changlang district on Sunday, reiterated their stand on the issue. A team of the apex students' body of the state is on a five-day tour to ...

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CHT: Three more Chakma activits murders bring toll to 12 in 45 days

Arunachal Chakma News 19th Jun, 2018 09:12 AM

RANGAMATI, JUN 19: Three more activists of Parbatya Chattagram Janasanghati Samity (MN Larma) and United People’s Democratic Front (Democratic) were shot dead at their homes in hill districts of Rangamati and Khagrachari between Friday and Sunday. The murders took to 12 the number of leaders and activists of Chittagong Hill Tracts-based regional political parties killed allegedly by rivals in 45...

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Chakma ADC chief demands more powers from Centre

The Kamalanagar Times 19th Jun, 2018 06:39 AM

The Chief Executive of Member of Mizoram’s Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC), Shri Shanti Jiban Chakma called on the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) and Prime Ministers’ Office, Dr Jitendra Singh at North Block in New Delhi […]

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Mizoram Chakma Council Chief calls on Dr Jitendra

Daily Excelsior 19th Jun, 2018 03:17 AM

Excelsior Correspondent. NEW DELHI, June 18: Chief Executive of Mizoram Chakma Autonomous District Council, Shanti Jiban Chakma, currently on his maiden visit to the national capital after taking over his present assignment last month, today called on ...and more »

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Mizoram Chakma Autonomous Council Chief calls on DoNER Minister D…

Devdiscourse 19th Jun, 2018 02:13 AM

Chakma Autonomous Development Council is situated on the International Border with Bangladesh in the West and Myanmar in the South, which makes it strategically important area, calling for special attention.

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Golden opportunity

The Arunachal Times 19th Jun, 2018 01:11 AM

What was unthinkable few years ago took place on Sunday. The members of All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) meet the representatives of Chakma-Hajong refugees at Diyun under Changlang district and discussed on wide ranging issues ...and more »

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3 more PCJSS, UPDF faction leaders shot dead

newagebd.net 18th Jun, 2018 11:58 PM

Baghaichhari police station officer-in-charge Amir Hossain, quoting local people, said that unnamed assailants stormed into PCJSS (MN Larma) member Suren Bikash Chakma's house at Milonpur under Baghaichhari upazila in Rangamati Sunday evening ...

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Mizoram Chakma Council Chief calls on Jitendra

State Times 18th Jun, 2018 11:32 PM

NEW DELHI: Chief Executive of Mizoram Chakma Autonomous District Council, Shanti Jiban Chakma, currently on his maiden visit to the national capital after taking over his present assignment last month, today called on Union Minister of State ...and more »

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Mizoram Chakma Autonomous Council Chief calls on DoNER Minister D…

5 Dariya News 18th Jun, 2018 09:48 PM

The Chief Executive of Mizoram Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC), Shri Shanti Jiban Chakma called on the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, ...and more »

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PCJS activist shot dead in Rangamati

thedailynewnation.com 18th Jun, 2018 09:25 PM

UNB, Rangamati : An activist of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJS, MN Larma) was shot to death by miscreants at his residence at Milonpur in Baghaichhari upazila on Sunday evening. The deceased was identified as Suren Bikash Chakma ...

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CADC Chief Shanti Jivan Chakma calls on DoNER Minister; Demands C…

Arunachal Chakma News 18th Jun, 2018 08:46 PM

NEW DELHI, JUN 18: The Chief Executive of Mizoram Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC), Shri Shanti Jiban Chakma called on the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh here today and discussed a wide range of issues related to the...

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Mizoram: Chakma chief meets DoNER Minister

Northeast Now 18th Jun, 2018 07:18 PM

Shanti Jiban Chakma, Chief Executive of Mizoram Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) called on DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh on Monday. They discussed a wide range of issues related to the development as well as socio-political concerns of ...

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Chakma Autonomous Dist Council chief meets DoNER Minister

Northeast Now 18th Jun, 2018 07:18 PM

Shanti Jiban Chakma, Chief Executive of Mizoram Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) called on DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh on Monday. They discussed a wide range of issues related to the development as well as socio-political concerns of ...

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Mizoram Chakma Autonomous Dist Council chief meets DoNER Minister

Northeast Now 18th Jun, 2018 07:18 PM

Shanti Jiban Chakma, Chief Executive of Mizoram Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) called on DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh on Monday. They discussed a wide range of issues related to the development as well as socio-political concerns of ...

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In a bid to resolve Chakma-Hajong issue; AAPSU offers olive branc…

North East Live TV 18th Jun, 2018 05:47 PM

In a bid to find a solution to the vexed Chakma-Hajong citizenship issue in Arunachal Pradesh, the All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union has offered olive branches to the Chakma and Hajong refugees in the state. Clearly stating that the AAPSU will not ...and more »

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CADC CEM meets Union Minister

The Kamalanagar Times 18th Jun, 2018 05:07 PM

The Chief Executive Member of Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC), Shanti Jiban Chakma today met Dr Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of DONER and PMO at North Block, New Delhi. They discussed “a wide range of issues related to development as well as socio-political concerns […]

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No Chakma and Hajong has Passion to Lead Rightless Life in Arunac…

Arunachal Chakma News 18th Jun, 2018 12:20 PM

Vivek Chakma DIYUN, JUN 18: Intellectual section of Chakma in Arunachal express disappointment over the unacceptable points raised by AAPSU’s President, Hawa Bagang during the meeting held at circuit house on 17th June, 2018. The intellectual chakmas who are widely spread in all over the country, India have been reacting after coming to know the points and stands took by the Student’s president.

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AAPSU Diyun, Arunachal Pradesh Visit A Lesson On How To Humiliate…

Arunachal Chakma News 18th Jun, 2018 10:00 AM

Anton Chakma DIYUN, JUN 18: AAPSU (All Arunachal Pradesh Students’ Union) visited Diyun, Arunachal Pradesh on June 17, 2018. The proceedings took off on a high note and the people with much fanfare, high hopes and anticipation looked forward to their visit. The local administration looked prepared for AAPSU’s visit and it was evident from how tight security measures were put in place well in time.

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Citizenship rights for refugees unacceptable: AAPSU

The Arunachal Times 18th Jun, 2018 02:08 AM

DIYUN, Jun 17: The All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) has said neither it nor the indigenous people of the state would accept granting of citizenship rights to Chakma and Hajong refugees in the state. AAPSU president Hawa Bagang made the ...

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Two murders in CHT in two days

Dhaka Tribune 17th Jun, 2018 09:51 PM

The deceased was identified as Suren Bikash Chakma alias Daktar. Locals said a group of criminals stormed the house of Suren around 7:30pm and opened fire at him from a close range. The assailants left the place after ensuring his death. On Saturday ...

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PCJS activist shot dead in Rangamati - (satire) (press release) (bl

United News of Bangladesh 17th Jun, 2018 09:05 PM

The deceased was identified as Suren Bikash Chakma alias Daktar. Locals said a group of criminals stormed the house of Suren around 7:30pm and opened fire at him from a close range. The assailants left the place after ensuring his death. Officer-in ...

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PCJSS faction man shot dead in Khagrachari

newagebd.net 16th Jun, 2018 06:36 PM

An activist of MN Larma faction of Parbatya Chattagram Janasanghati Samity was shot to death at his village home at Payingpara under Panchari upazila in Khagrachari Saturday afternoon as murders of leaders and activists of different Chittagong Hill ...

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Kritanta bags singles crown

The Telegraph India 16th Jun, 2018 12:59 AM

Top seed Kristi Boro got the better of the same opponent Ishika Chakma of Assam 6-3, 6-4 in the under-16 and 6-2, 6-4 in the under-18 final. The Assam pair of Jigyashman Hazarika and Shahir Farhaz comfortably prevailed over Samanay Banik (Bengal) and ...and more »

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Assam players make clean sweep in AITA tournament

Assam Tribune 16th Jun, 2018 12:09 AM

Final results: (Boys U-16) Top seed Kritanta Sarma (Assam) bt Shahir Farhaz (Assam) 6-0, 6-2; (Boys U-18) Top seed Kritanta Sarma (Assam) bt Amit Rout (West Bengal) 6-2, 6-2; (Girls U-16) Top seed Kristi Boro (Assam) bt 2nd seed Ishika Chakma (Assam) ...and more »

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Ex-member of PCJSS shot dead in Rangamati

The Daily Star 15th Jun, 2018 01:17 PM

A former member of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (MN Larma faction) was killed by unidentified criminals in Longadu upazila of Rangamati early today. The deceased was identified as, Binoy Chakma alias Jongli, 40, reports our Rangamati ...

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Former JSS man shot dead in Rangamati

Dhaka Tribune 15th Jun, 2018 12:38 PM

A former activist belonging to Rangamati's JSS (MN Larma group) has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen. The deceased is Binoy Chakma, alias Jongli, 45. He was gunned down near Langadu Sadar union's Dojapara area on Friday morning.

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Dissident UPDF man shot dead in Rangamati |

theindependentbd.com 15th Jun, 2018 12:05 PM

A UPDF (Ganotantrik) activist was shot to death and another injured in a gunfight between two groups of United People's Democratic Front in Dosarpara Steel ...and more »

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Dissident ethnic activist shot dead - (satire) (press release) (bl

Prothom Alo English 15th Jun, 2018 12:04 PM

The deceased was identified as Boli Chakma aka Jongli. The injured person was named as Sumati Chakma. They were said to be activists of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF). The officer-in-charge of Langdu police station, Ranjan Samanta, said two ...and more »

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Dissident UPDF man shot dead in Rangamati - (satire) (press rele…

United News of Bangladesh 15th Jun, 2018 11:17 AM

Rangamati, June 15 (UNB) – A UPDF (Ganotantrik) activist was shot to death and another injured in a gunfight between two groups of United People's ...and more »

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Four Assam players in finals

Assam Tribune 15th Jun, 2018 12:07 AM

GUWAHATI, June 14 - Four Assam players including Kritanta Sarma, Shahir Farhaz, Kristi Boro and Ishika Chakma secured their places in the final of their respective categories of the AITA Championship Series Tennis Tournament at the All Assam Tennis ...

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Tripura: Monsoon creates havoc in Tripura, over 3500 families ren…

The aPolitical 14th Jun, 2018 12:32 PM

The Southwest monsoon has covered most parts of northeast India while the floods caused due to heavy rains are creating havoc in Tripura and other north-eastern states like Mizoram. So far, over 3,500 families have been rendered homeless and 500 families were evacuated to six relief camps during the past 24 hours  in West Tripura’s Sadar […]

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Two killed in Mizoram flood

The aPolitical 14th Jun, 2018 10:56 AM

Two minor boys have died by drowning in flood waters in Mizoram’s western districts on Wednesday. A 14-year-old boy identified as Karuna Moy Chakma, son of Lobindra Chakma was killed in the flood at Hnahva village in Mamit district. His body was recovered by the villagers on Thursday morning. In Lunglei district’s Marpara South village, […]

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Assam players shine in AITA meet

Assam Tribune 14th Jun, 2018 12:12 AM

Kritanta Sarma, Arunesh Bora, Shahir Farhaz and Andy Thaosen secured their places in the semifinals of their respective categories while Kristi Boro, Ishika Chakma, Justina Borgohain and Breshna Khan of Assam will also feature in the girls semifinals ...

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Flood, landslide wreck havoc in Mizoram, no government help in Ch…

The aPolitical 13th Jun, 2018 12:52 PM

Mizoram has been hit hard by monsoon floods and landslides as a result of incessant rain for the last a few days. All rivers in Mizoram have swollen and crossed danger levels. The habitations situated on river banks are the worst affected and there is impending humanitarian crisis. The western belt of Mizoram, near to […]

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Landslide kills Chakma family in Rangamati

Arunachal Chakma News 13th Jun, 2018 09:04 AM

RANGAMATI, JUNE 13: A Chakma family of three were killed in an incidents of landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in Boro Kul Para of Rangamati district, CHT on Tuesday. The Victims were Surendra Lal Chakma, 48, his wife Rajjo Debi Chakma, 45, and their daughter Sonali Chakma, 9, and another boy Rumen Chakma, 12. In another incidents, Phul Devi Chakma, Ety Chakma and a two-year-old child were...

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Arunachal Chakma News 13th Jun, 2018 08:59 AM

RANGAMATI, JUNE 13: A Chakma family of three were killed in an incidents of landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in Boro Kul Para of Rangamati district, CHT on Tuesday. The Victims were Surendra Lal Chakma, 48, his wife Rajjo Debi Chakma, 45, and their daughter Sonali Chakma, 9, and another boy Rumen Chakma, 12. In another incidents, Phul Devi Chakma, Ety Chakma and a two-year-old child were...

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Landslide kills 11 in Bangladesh's Rangamati

India Today 13th Jun, 2018 08:30 AM

According to the Deputy Commissioner's office, deaths have been reported of Surendra Chakma,(55) , Rajdebe Chakma (50), Sonali Chakma (14), Romel Chakma (14) and Phuldevi Chakma (55), Ete Dewan (19), Smriti Chakma (23), Amar Dewan (1) were ...and more »

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12 killed in Rangamati, Cox's Bazar landslides

theindependentbd.com 12th Jun, 2018 11:53 PM

Surendra Lal Chakma, 48, his wife Rajjo Debi Chakma, 45, and their daughter Sonali Chakma, 9, and their boy Rumen Chakma, 12, were killed at Boro Poolpara. Phul Devi Chakma, Ety Chakma and a two-year-old child were killed in Darmachandpara.and more »

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Landslides in hills kill 11

The Daily Star 12th Jun, 2018 11:48 PM

The victims are Ful Debi Chakma, 55; Eti Dewan, 19; Smrity Chakma, 23, and Ayub Dewan, just 18 months old. Visiting the village, our Rangamati correspondent saw the house built on a slope under the hill top. Top soil of the hill, around 100 feet high ...and more »

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13 killed in landslides in hill dists

thedailynewnation.com 12th Jun, 2018 11:35 PM

In Boro Kul Para, those killed were Surendra Lal Chakma, 48, his wife Rajjo Debi Chakma, 45, and their daughter Sonali Chakma, 9, and another boy Rumen Chakma, 12. In Hati Mara, two of the three killed were identified as Rita Chakma and Riten Chakma.and more »

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2 missing in Khagrachhari boat capsize - (satire) (press release) (bl

United News of Bangladesh 12th Jun, 2018 09:19 PM

Officer-in-charge of Dighinala Police Station Samsuddin Bhuiyan said the boat carrying several individuals, including upazila parishad vice-chairman Susamay Chakma, sank in the river around 4pm due to strong current while they were going to rescue ...

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12 killed in Rangamati, Cox's Bazar landslides

newagebd.net 12th Jun, 2018 07:37 PM

Those killed at Boropoolpara are Surendra Lal Chakma, 48, his wife Rajjo Debi Chakma, 45, their daughter Sonali Chakma, 9, and another boy Rumen Chakma, 12. At Hatimara, two of the three deceased are Rita Chakma and Riten Chakma. The four killed ...and more »

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11 killed in Rangamati landslides

thebangladeshpost.com 12th Jun, 2018 07:20 PM

The deceased in Boro Kul Para were identified as Surendra Lal Chakma, 52, his wife Razzo Debi Chakma, 44, and their daughter Sonali Chakma, 10, and their neighbor boy Rumen Chakma, 15. The victims of Hati Mara were area as Rita Chakma, 28 and ...and more »

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Bangladesh: Civil society groups demand answers about disappeared…

The aPolitical 12th Jun, 2018 01:26 PM

On the occasion that marks 22 years since the enforced disappearance of Kalpana Chakma in 1996 from her home in the Chittagong Hills Tracts (CHT), civil society organisations and indigenous activists in Bangladesh called upon the government to make public the judicial report on her disappearance. Kalpana, the then organising secretary of Hill Women’s Federation […]

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12 killed in Rangamati, Cox's Bazar landslides - (satire) (press…

United News of Bangladesh 12th Jun, 2018 12:58 PM

Dhaka, June 12 (UNB) – At least 12 people, including four of a family, were killed in separate incidents of landslide in different areas of Naniarchar upazila in ...and more »

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11 killed in Rangamati, Cox's Bazar landslides

newagebd.net 12th Jun, 2018 12:28 PM

Among the victims, nine were identified as Surendra Lal Chakma, 48, his wife Rajyo Devi Chakma, 45, their daughter Sonali Chakma, 9, and son Rumel Chakma, 12, of Boro Poolpara and Phul Devi Chakma, Ety Chakma and a two-year-old child of ...and more »

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Eleven die in Rangamati landslides

bdnews24.com 12th Jun, 2018 12:15 PM

Torrential rains triggered the landslides, said Quality Chakma, acting chairman of Naniarchar Upazila. On this day a year ago, the landslides struck Rangamati killing more than 100 people. Four of the deceased belonged to two families in Boropul ...and more »

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10 killed in Rangamati landslides

newagebd.net 12th Jun, 2018 11:57 AM

Among the victims, nine were identified as Surendra Lal Chakma, 48, his wife Rajyo Devi Chakma, 45, their daughter Sonali Chakma, 9, and son Rumel Chakma, 12, of Boro Poolpara and Phul Devi Chakma, Ety Chakma and a two-year-old child of ...

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Landslides kill 11 in Rangamati, Cox's Bazar

The Daily Star 12th Jun, 2018 11:51 AM

In Boro Kul Para, those killed were Surendra Lal Chakma, 48, his wife Rajjo Debi Chakma, 45, and their daughter Sonali Chakma, 9, and another boy Rumen Chakma, 12. In Hati Mara, two killed were identified as Rita Chakma and Riten Chakma. In Siyalli ...and more »

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10 killed in Rangamati landslides - United News Bangladesh - (sa…

United News of Bangladesh 12th Jun, 2018 11:46 AM

UNB NEWS. Tuesday 12 June, 2018 09:45:25 am. 10 killed in Rangamati landslides. Rangamati, June 12 (UNB) – At least 10 people, including four of a family, ...and more »

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Landslides kill 10 in Rangamati

The Daily Star 12th Jun, 2018 09:54 AM

In Boro Kul Para, those killed were Surendra Lal Chakma, 48, his wife Rajjo Debi Chakma, 45, and their daughter Sonali Chakma, 9, and another boy Rumen Chakma, 12. In Hati Mara, two killed were identified as Rita Chakma and Riten Chakma. In Siyalli ...

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Eight die in Rangamati landslides

bdnews24.com 12th Jun, 2018 09:37 AM

At least eight people died and five others remained missing in landslides in Rangamati's Naniarchar, the local administration said. Torrential rains triggered the landslides, said Quality Chakma, acting chairman of Naniarchar Upazila. More to follow ...

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Ten die in Rangamati landslides

bdnews24.com 12th Jun, 2018 09:37 AM

At least ten people died and several others remained missing in landslides in Rangamati's Naniarchar, the local administration said. Torrential rains triggered the landslides, said Quality Chakma, acting chairman of Naniarchar Upazila. More to follow ...

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AITA Championship Series Tennis begins

The Sentinel 12th Jun, 2018 05:09 AM

On the other hand Kristi Boro and Ishika Chakma, both from Assam, seeded 1st and 2nd in both the girl's singles under 16 and 18 events of the tournament. All the seeded players sailed to the next round with easy victory against their opponents.

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Rights activists demand high-level inquiry

newagebd.net 12th Jun, 2018 12:22 AM

At a discussion marking 22 years of the abduction of Kalpana Chakma, the then Hill Women's Federation organising secretary, also demanded that the latest investigation report submitted to the court by Rangamati superintendent of police in September ...and more »

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Kalpana Chakma vanished into thin air

The Daily Star 12th Jun, 2018 12:03 AM

Since the abduction of indigenous leader Kalpana Chakma in 1996, an independent judicial inquiry was conducted and at least 39 officers have investigated the case. The judicial inquiry report was never made public. On the other hand, all the ...and more »

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Petition against final report pending for 20 months

newagebd.net 11th Jun, 2018 11:37 PM

A progress report, submitted by the then Rangamati superintendent of police Amena Begum on July 20, 2014, said that it was not possible to complete the investigation until Kalpana Chakma was rescued or a final decision on her status was made, as she ...and more »

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Authorities fail to trace Kalpana Chakma in 22 years

Dhaka Tribune 11th Jun, 2018 10:18 PM

The government has failed to find the whereabouts of Kalpana Chakma, even 22 years after her disappearance. Speakers at a program on Monday have blamed the government for not making any breakthrough in the abduction of Hill Women's Federation ...

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Government should take the Kalpana abduction case seriously

newagebd.net 11th Jun, 2018 08:41 PM

IT IS 22 years that Kalpana Chakma, a leader of the Hill Women's Federation, was abducted by armed 'hooligans' from Baghaichari of the Chittagong Hill Tracts on June 12, 1996. However, the abduction case registered by Kalpana's brother, Kalindi Kumar ...

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A timeline of conflicting claims

newagebd.net 11th Jun, 2018 08:37 PM

The sisters were hospitalised a day later, army denied allegations of rape, sisters wanted to be released from hospital in custody of Chakma Circle Chief Raja Devasish Roy and his spouse Rani Yan Yan, custody battle ensues, shifts from hospital ...

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Kalpana Chakma, where are you, how are you?

newagebd.net 11th Jun, 2018 08:21 PM

Kalpana, I send you my greetings. I have wronged you, and there is no forgiveness [now]. I was so surprised to receive a letter one day, written in such beautiful handwriting. I don't remember the date. But the letter says 4.3.95. Today is 11th July ...

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Rani Yan Yan, 'I was attacked'

newagebd.net 11th Jun, 2018 08:21 PM

Rani Yan Yan, spouse of Chakma Circle Chief Raja Devasish Roy, came under attack allegedly by security forces on the evening of February 15, 2018 while she was at the Rangamati General Hospital. She was providing comfort and solace to the Marma ...

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Police investigation, 22 years on

newagebd.net 11th Jun, 2018 08:21 PM

ON JUNE 12, 1996, Kalpana Chakma's elder brother Kalindi Kumar Chakma, a witness, files abduction case against three named and 7/8 unnamed under section 364 (abduction with intention of wrongful confinement and murder). Baghaichari thana omits all ...

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Midday Brief, Monday, June 11, 2018

The Daily Star 11th Jun, 2018 03:50 PM

Anti-narcotics drive: Another suspect killed in Sirajganj · PM reiterates call for Nur Chowdhury's extradition from Canada · Muhith keeps mum on banking sector · Dispose of Khaleda's bail hearings: SC to trial court · 'Bring Kalpana Chakma's abductors ...

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Prothom Alo English 11th Jun, 2018 03:19 PM

Bunches of blushing fruit on a jamrul tree at College Gate, Rangamati. Supriya Chakma took this photo on 10 June. Raindrops on a flame lily. The photo was taken from Rajbari Sarak area in Rangamati. Bunches of blushing fruit on a jamrul tree at College ...

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'Bring Kalpana Chakma's abductors to book'

The Daily Star 11th Jun, 2018 01:41 PM

Twenty-two years have gone by into the abduction of Kalpana Chakma and still the culprits evade justice, speakers at a programme said today. In a programme arranged marking the anniversary at Bangladesh National Museum in Dhaka, Hill Women's ...

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Rangamati residents continue to live in shadows of landslides

bdnews24.com 11th Jun, 2018 01:07 PM

Those who lost family members never came back to live in the same neighbourhood but those who got their houses damaged returned and rebuilt households within three to six months, Kalpa Chakma said. Devi Chakma, in her forties, said she and her family ...

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BJP ministers joined Iftaar party organised by its minority wing

Web India 123 11th Jun, 2018 12:25 PM

BJP state cabinet ministers, Manoj Kanti Deb and Shantana Chakma, joined an Iftaar arranged by the party's minority wing in a local mosque in the bordering sub-division of Kamalpur in the Northern Tripura district of Dhalai, here last evening.

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BJP ministers joined Iftaar party organised by its minority wing

United News of India 11th Jun, 2018 11:44 AM

Ambassa, Jun 11(UNI) BJP state cabinet ministers, Manoj Kanti Deb and Shantana Chakma, joined an Iftaar arranged by the party's minority wing in a local mosque in the bordering sub-division of Kamalpur in the Northern Tripura district of Dhalai, here ...

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AAPSU to tour refugee affected districts

The Arunachal Times 11th Jun, 2018 02:00 AM

The AAPSU team, along with members of the refugee affected district student unions will hold interactive sessions with all the indigenous stakeholders of the three districts and with representatives of the Chakma refugees, at Diyun on 16 and 17 June ...

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Tripura Sports Minister inaugurated football tournament in sub-di…

United News of India 10th Jun, 2018 04:38 PM

Ambassa (Tripura), Jun 10 (UNI) Tripura Minister for Sports Manoj Kanti Deb has kicked off a football tournament organised by a local club where Minister Santana Chakma has hailed the effort in the bordering sub-division of Kamalpur in the northern ...and more »

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Tripura Sports Minister inaugurated football tournament in sub-di…

United News of India 10th Jun, 2018 04:38 PM

Ambassa (Tripura), Jun 10 (UNI) Tripura Minister for Sports Manoj Kanti Deb has kicked off a football tournament organised by a local club where Minister Santana Chakma has hailed the effort in the bordering sub-division of Kamalpur in the northern ...and more »

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A squirrel tastes a ripe mango sitting on a tree in Lumbini area …

Prothom Alo English 10th Jun, 2018 11:40 AM

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Girls from North-East at home away from home

Times of India 9th Jun, 2018 05:04 AM

Listirung Chorkey from Tripura and Haspana Chakma from Mizoram have made their parents proud by passing out from TBRA Mundle English Medium School with flying colours. Coming from the most remote areas of the country, they never thought that they ...

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First anniversary of Longadu attack

The Daily Star 8th Jun, 2018 11:50 PM

A year has passed since the Chakma community of Longadu upazila had their houses vandalised and torched by settlers. We understand that some 200 houses were gutted making some 1,500 families homeless. What is beyond comprehension of course is ...

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Meghalaya: Demand for separate Garo state intensifies

The aPolitical 7th Jun, 2018 01:32 PM

Hundreds of volunteers and activists belonging to the Garo Hills State Movement Committee (GHSMC) participated at a rally on Wednesday at Parliament Street in New Delhi demanding the creation of a separate Garo state in the North-east. The GHSMC that is spearheading the demand for a separate state is a conglomeration of several Garo organisations, […]

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A man heads towards market with jackfruits on 6 June in Natun Par…

Prothom Alo English 7th Jun, 2018 10:05 AM

Photo: Supriya Chakma. People try to save themselves from the scorching sun with umbrella in the Chaktai canal area. A man heads towards market with jackfruits on 6 June in Natun Para, Rangamati. Relatives and residents carry the coffin of 20-year-old ...

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CDCC plants 400 saplings in Kamalanagar

Arunachal Chakma News 7th Jun, 2018 06:47 AM

Kamalanagar, June, 6: The Chakma District Congress Committee (CDCC) planted 400 saplings today in Kamalanagar town area starting from Helipad Road to Agriculture Farm, CADC. The initiative for Road - side plantation was taken by Dr. Buddha Dhan Chakma, area MLA, Mizoram to mark the World Environment Day, 2018. He was accompanied by Dg. Onish Moy Chakma, i/c CEM of CADC. Several party workers from...

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Compensate Longadu victims

The Daily Star 7th Jun, 2018 12:15 AM

Bangalee settlers launched a series of arson attacks on the Chakma community in Longadu over the death of a local Jubo League leader on June 2 last year, according to indigenous leaders. The attack destroyed houses of more than 200 families, displacing ...and more »

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Govt slammed for not bringing perpetrators to justice

newagebd.net 7th Jun, 2018 12:05 AM

Speaking at the event, the dead septuagenarian Gunamala Chakma's daughter Kalashona Chakma said that she was not confident whether they would ever get justice for her mother. 'The administration and law enforcement agencies were not taking my ...and more »

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Bangladesh govt slammed for not bringing Langadu attackers to justice

newagebd.net 7th Jun, 2018 12:05 AM

Speaking at the event, the dead septuagenarian Gunamala Chakma's daughter Kalashona Chakma said that she was not confident whether they would ever get justice for her mother. 'The administration and law enforcement agencies were not taking my ...and more »

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Tapir Gao Underpins BJP Vision Statement For Diyun-Bordumsa Const…

Arunachal Chakma News 5th Jun, 2018 06:50 PM

Anton Chakma DIYUN, MAY 05: The BJP Arunachal Pradesh district executive meeting, Changlang district unit was held at Diyun, Arunachal Pradesh – the Chakma-Hajong bastion – on 5 July, 2018. The choice of venue in itself is interesting for more reasons than the most obvious one – Diyun never ever got to host a political meeting of this magnitude. The great magnitude of the meeting was not to be...

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Fearing erosion of culture and resources, Arunachal Pradesh's ind…

Firstpost 4th Jun, 2018 01:46 PM

Last year, giving in to the popular anti-refugee sentiment, the Centre announced it would grant 'limited citizenship' to Chakma and Hajong refugees. This meant that they would not be given rights, including ownership of land, enjoyed by scheduled ...

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PCP, GJF protest at their activists' arrest

newagebd.net 4th Jun, 2018 01:31 AM

Pahari Chhatra Parishad and Ganatantrik Juba Forum leaders on Sunday condemned the arrest of two of their fellows at Ashulia in Dhaka in connection with the murder of Rangamati's Nannerchar upazila parishad chairman Shaktiman Chakma. Demanding ...and more »

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Ashulia police arrest two suspects of Shaktiman murder

The Daily Star 3rd Jun, 2018 11:59 PM

Police arrested two persons in Ashulia on Saturday for their suspected links to the murder of Naniarchar upazila chairman Shaktiman Chakma. Both of the arrestees, Ripon Chakma and Shunil Tripura, are residents of Naniarchar in Rangamati. On information ...and more »

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Ashulia police arrest two suspects of Shaktiman murder

The Daily Star 3rd Jun, 2018 11:59 PM

Police arrested two persons in Ashulia on Saturday for their suspected links to the murder of Naniarchar upazila chairman Shaktiman Chakma. Both of the arrestees, Ripon Chakma and Shunil Tripura, are residents of Naniarchar in Rangamati. On information ...and more »

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SadaKalo introduces their Eid collection “Ethnic Smile”

The Daily Star 3rd Jun, 2018 11:59 PM

This year, check out SadaKalo's collection that has been based on the works of well-known artisan, Sarat Mela Chakma's sample book “Alam”. The line plays homage to the book's traditional indigenous motifs and designs, and is available at all SadaKalo ...

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2 held over killing of Naniarchar UZ Chairman

thedailynewnation.com 3rd Jun, 2018 11:35 PM

UNB, Savar : Police arrested two suspects in the killing of Naniarchar Upazila chairman Shaktiman Chakma from Burubazar area of Ashulia on Saturday afternoon. The detainees were identified as UPDF members Ripon Chakma, 36, and Kantomoy Tripura, ...

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16 houses gutted, assets worth lakhs lost in Dumporijo massive fire

Arunachal Chakma News 3rd Jun, 2018 09:43 PM

DUMPORIJO, MAY 03: In an unfortunate incident, more than 16 houses gutted down to ashes while leaving 22 families homeless at Fisheries colony, Dumporijo at 6 AM today morning. However, no casualty has been reported but property worth lakhs have been completely burnt as informed by MLA Panknga Bage. Expressing deep sorrow over the unfortunate incident, Chief Minister Pema Khandu has directed the...

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2 held over Shaktiman Chakma killing |

theindependentbd.com 3rd Jun, 2018 11:19 AM

Police arrested two suspects in the killing of Naniarchar Upazila chairman Shaktiman Chakma from Burubazar area of Ashulia on Saturday afternoon.and more »

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Two held over Shaktiman Chakma killing - United News Bangladesh -…

United News of Bangladesh 3rd Jun, 2018 11:12 AM

UNB NEWS. Sunday 03 June, 2018 11:30:46 am. Two held over Shaktiman Chakma killing. Naniarchar Upazila chairman Shaktiman Chakma. Photo Collected.and more »

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Two held over Shaktiman Chakma killing - (satire) (press release) (bl

United News of Bangladesh 3rd Jun, 2018 11:12 AM

Savar, June 3 (UNB) – Police arrested two suspects in the killing of Naniarchar Upazila chairman Shaktiman Chakma from Burubazar area of Ashulia on Saturday afternoon. The detainees were identified as UPDF members Ripon Chakma, 36, and Kantomoy ...and more »

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Two held in Dhaka over Shaktiman Chakma killing

newagebd.net 3rd Jun, 2018 01:46 AM

Police detained two suspects in the killing of Rangamati's Nannerchar upazila parishad chairman Shaktiman Chakma from Ashulia of Dhaka on Saturday. Ashulia police inspector Javed Masud told New Age that the detainees were Ripon Chakma and Sunil ...

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'Bring Longadu arson attackers to book'

The Daily Star 2nd Jun, 2018 11:38 PM

They also urged the authorities concerned to punish the killers of 70-year-old Guno Mala Chakma. She was inside the house during the arson attack at Tintila village. Kulin Mitro Chakma, chairman of Longudu Union Parishad (UP), Mongol Kanti Chakma, ...

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Longadu Attack: Victims left in the lurch for a year

The Daily Star 2nd Jun, 2018 11:38 PM

On June 2 last year, over 200 homes and shops were vandalised, looted and burnt while one indigenous woman was reportedly burnt to death as Bangalee settlers unleashed a series of arson attacks on the houses of Chakma community at Tintila, Manikjhor ...

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Longadu Attack: Victims left in the lurch for a year

The Daily Star 2nd Jun, 2018 11:38 PM

On June 2 last year, over 200 homes and shops owned by indigenous people were vandalised, looted and burnt while one indigenous woman was reportedly burnt to death as Bangalee settlers unleashed a series of arson attack on Chakma community at ...

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'Bring Longadu arson attackers to book'

The Daily Star 2nd Jun, 2018 11:38 PM

They also urged the authorities concerned to punish the killers of 70-year-old Guno Mala Chakma. She was inside the house during the arson attack at Tintila village. Kulin Mitro Chakma, chairman of Longudu Union Parishad (UP), Mongol Kanti Chakma, ...

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Education sector needs a complete overhaul in Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Chakma News 31st May, 2018 06:04 PM

DIYUN, MAY 31: It's well recognized that school education plays a crucial role in economic and social development of a society. While India has clearly made some progress on school education, the situation of Diyun and the state of Arunachal Pradesh is alarming. The recently declared CBSE result of 12 & 10 classes tells the miserable story of the issue. It is even more worrisome for Chakmas of...

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Demand for cancellation Chakma students' admission in NERIST not …

The Arunachal Times 31st May, 2018 02:32 AM

ITANAGAR, May 30: All Arunachal Pradesh Students' Union (AAPSU) on Wednesday said its demand for cancellation of admission of Chakma students from Mizoram in the NERIST is not without reason “as the candidates have duped the government of ...

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Missing boy unites with family

The Sentinel 31st May, 2018 12:03 AM

Finally, the Commission with the help of CDPO N Tangha and Anganwadi workers of Bordumsa-Diyun, Changlang district could trace out the parents of the boy – father Ranjan Chakma and mother Shanti Shoba Chakma – at Diyun's Dumpani Block-III.

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Missing boy unites with family

The Sentinel 31st May, 2018 12:03 AM

Finally, the Commission with the help of CDPO N Tangha and Anganwadi workers of Bordumsa-Diyun, Changlang district could trace out the parents of the boy – father Ranjan Chakma and mother Shanti Shoba Chakma – at Diyun's Dumpani Block-III.

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AAPSU trying to save face on NERIST seats Cancellation issue

Arunachal Chakma News 30th May, 2018 10:49 PM

ITANAGAR, MAY 30:   After facing heavy backlash from every quarter , AAPSU is on face saving mode on the issue of seeking cancellation of the name of Chakma candidates of NEE-1. AAPSU made a bizarre statement and claimed that Chakma students of Mizoram and Tripura have duped their respective government. This face saving explanation in the backdrop of its undemocratic and illegal demand against...

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3 UPDF leaders put on 2-day remand over Naniarchar 6 murders - (…

United News of Bangladesh 30th May, 2018 08:41 PM

Rangamati, May 30 (UNB) – A court here on Wednesday put three leaders of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) on a two-day remand over the killing of six people, including Naniarchar upazila parishad Chairman Shaktimaan Chakma and UPDF ...

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Stop killings in Chittagong Hill Tracts - (satire) (press releas…

Prothom Alo English 30th May, 2018 02:52 PM

Five others, including Tapan Jyoti Chakma, convener of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF), were shot dead while going to attend Shaktiman's funeral the next day. Yet another UPDF member was killed on 22 May in Dighinala of Khagrachhari.

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Missing boy reunited with family after 1 year

The Arunachal Times 30th May, 2018 01:44 AM

... Assam, on 4 August, 2017. The parents of the boy, Ranjan Chakma and Shanti Shoba Chakma, were traced out in Diyun, Dumpani Bl-III, in Changlang district with the help of CDPO N Tangha and anganwadi workers of Bordumsa-Diyun. SHARE. Facebook.

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The Limits of the Nation States

NewsClick 29th May, 2018 06:46 PM

The All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) has demanded the disqualification of all Chakma and Hajong candidates clearing the North East Regional Institute of Science & Technology (NERIST) Entrance Exam, 2018. The student union has stated ...

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Police arrest three with links to Rangamati killings

bdnews24.com 29th May, 2018 03:55 PM

Another suspect is 25-year-old Ziko Chakma, general secretary of Pahari Chhatra Parishad Committee, another unit of UPDF in Chattogram and a resident of Naniarchar Union. Shaktiman Chakma, also a leader of Khagrachhari's Jana Sanghati Samiti (MN ...

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State-level Sports Competition begins at ICFAI

Arunachal Chakma News 29th May, 2018 03:37 PM

Sports & Youth Affairs Minister of Tripura Manoj Kanti Deb lighting ceremonial lamp​ while other guests look on Agartala, Guwahati May 28: The State-Level Championship on Gymnastics, Hockey, Muay Thai and Table Tennis got off to a colourful start this afternoon at Kamalghat Campus of ICFAI University, Tripura with Sports and Youth Affairs Minister reiterating for hosting National Games in...

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Tripura: TCSA accused AAPSU for illegal move - (press relea

NorthEastIndia24 29th May, 2018 01:56 PM

Tripura Chakma Students' Association (TCSA) on Monday accused All Arunachal Pradesh Student Union (AAPSU) of their move against the admission of Chakma students of Tripura and Mizoram in Northeastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology ...

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Students seek NRC revision

The Telegraph India 29th May, 2018 01:28 AM

In a separate news conference here, the Tripura Chakma Students Association criticised the All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union (AAPSU) for seeking to cancel admission of Chakma students from Mizoram and Tripura who were selected in the North East ...

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Three UPDF men killed in Rangamati

The Daily Star 28th May, 2018 11:42 PM

The dead are UPDF members Smriti Chakma, 50, and Atol Chakma, 30, and Democratic Youth Forum member Sanjib Chakma, 30. Democratic Youth Forum is the youth platform of UPDF. Quoting witnesses, police said the UPDF members were holding a ...and more »

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3 UPDF activists shot dead in Rangamati

newagebd.net 28th May, 2018 11:25 PM

Three members of United People's Democratic Front were shot dead and another injured at Korolyachari under Baghaichari upazila in Rangamati early Monday as murders of leaders and activists of different Chittagong Hill Tracts-based organisations ...and more »

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