10 killed in Rangamati landslides - United News Bangladesh - (satire) (press release) (bl

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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RMP launches e-trafficking prosecution process

newagebd.net 25th Sep, 2018 12:51 AM

RMP commissioner AKM Hafiz Akter, its additional commissioner Sujayet Islam, deputy commissioners Tanveer Haider Chowdhury, Ameer Jafar, Hemayet Ullah, Anirban Chakma and Saiful Islam, and senior assistant commissioner Ifte Khayer Alam were ...

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Senate faces a new PC government in first meeting

The Gazette • Western University's Student Newspaper 23rd Sep, 2018 08:41 AM

Chakma said at least six months were needed for proper discussion and consultation on such a policy, though the government is only giving four. After the meeting, provost Andrew Hrymak, who created the policy's committee, said that quick consensus was ...

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Two more Chakma men shot dead in Rangamati

newagebd.net 23rd Sep, 2018 12:27 AM

The latest murder took to 25 the number of leaders and activists of CHT-based regional political parties killed allegedly by rivals since May 3, the day when unidentified assailants shot Nannerchar Upazila Parishad chairman Shaktiman Chakma, also ...

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2 UPDF men shot dead in Rangamati

The Daily Star 22nd Sep, 2018 11:34 PM

The deceased were identified as Sumanta Chakma and Akorshon Chakma. Locals said Sumanta and Akorshan, former activists of Parbatya Chattogram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS), had recently joined the UPDF. Abdul Latif, officer-in-charge of Maniarchar ...

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Gunmen kill two in Rangamati

newagebd.net 21st Sep, 2018 02:42 PM

Unidentified gunmen killed two people near their homes at Ramsupari Para of Nariarchar in Rangamati early Friday. Officer-in-charge of Nariarchar police station Abdul Latif said that the victims were primarily identified as Akarshan Chakma, 42, son of ...and more »

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2 UPDF men shot dead in Rangamati - (satire) (press release) (bl

United News of Bangladesh 21st Sep, 2018 12:43 PM

Earlier, on May 3, Advocate Shaktiman Chakma, 55, chairman of Naniarchar upazila parishad and a leader of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Sanghati Samity (MN Larma faction), was shot dead by unidentified miscreants in the district. Later, five people were ...

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2 UPDF activists shot dead in Rangamati

Dhaka Tribune 21st Sep, 2018 12:32 PM

Two United Peoples Democratic Front (UPDF) activists have been shot dead in Rangamati's Naniarchar upazila. The shootings took place in the early hours of Friday at Sumonti Chakma's house in the Bethchori area of Ramshimoti Pahar. According to locals ...

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2 ethnic men shot dead in inter-party fight

Prothom Alo English 21st Sep, 2018 12:04 PM

Five more people were killed and eight others injured later in a gun attack on a motorcade of the followers of slain Naniarchar upazila parishad chairman Shaktiman Chakma at Betchhari in the upazila on 4 May while they were going to attend the funeral ...

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2 UPDF members shot dead in Rangamati

The Daily Star 21st Sep, 2018 11:24 AM

Two members of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) were shot dead by a group of unidentified criminals in Rangamati's Naniarchar upazila early today. The deceased are Syamal Chakma, 38, and Akarshon Chakma, 40, both were members of the ...

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Sensation over gunning down of UPDF activists in Bangladesh

Northeast Now 21st Sep, 2018 11:15 AM

According to a bdnews24.com report, the killing took place around 2 am on Friday in Ramsupari Para area along the border of Mahalchhari in Naniarchar Upazila. The deceased have been identified as Akorshan Chakma, aged around 42 years and Shyamal ...

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Two UPDF activists shot dead in Rangamati

newagebd.net 21st Sep, 2018 11:10 AM

Officer-in-charge of Nariarchar police station Abdul Latif said that the victims were primarily identified as Akarshan Chakma, 42, son of Juddha Mohan Chakma, and Shyamal Kanti Chakma Sumanta, 30, son of Adri Peda Chakma. He said that the killing took ...

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2 UPDF men shot dead in Rangamati |

theindependentbd.com 21st Sep, 2018 10:50 AM

Two activists of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF), a Chittagong Hill Tracts-based political group, were killed in a reported gunfight between two rival ...and more »

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2 UPDF men shot dead in Rangamati

theindependentbd.com 21st Sep, 2018 10:45 AM

The deceased were identified as Sumanta Chakma and Akorshon Chakma. Local people said Sumanta and Akorshan were the activists of Parbatya Chattagram Jana Samhati Samiti (PCJSS) and recently they joined the UPDF, reports UNB. Abdul Latif ...

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Two UPDF activists shot dead in Rangamati

bdnews24.com 21st Sep, 2018 10:02 AM

The killing took place around 2am on Friday in Ramsupari Para area on the border of Mahalchhari in Naniarchar Upazila. The dead have been identified as Akorshan Chakma, 42, son of Juddha Mohon Chakma, and Shyamal Kanti Chakma Sumanta, 30, son ...

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Shahidul Alam: His Journey as a Witness

The Daily Star 20th Sep, 2018 11:33 PM

2014: Alam continues his work on Kalpana Chakma's abduction and opens his exhibition 18 on the 18th anniversary of her disappearance. The exhibition uses found objects, newspaper clippings, excerpts from her diary, and her personal belongings.

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Pegions bathe in the water in a hot day at Chingmrom Ghat, Kaptai…

Prothom Alo English 20th Sep, 2018 12:47 PM

Pegions bathe in the water in a hot day at Chingmrom Ghat, Kaptai, Rangamati on 19 September. Photo: Supriya Chakma. A spotted dove perched on an electric cable at Panchmail of Dighinala in Khagrachhari on 19. Pegions bathe in the water in a hot day ...

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Girls brush Lebanon aside

The Daily Star 19th Sep, 2018 11:39 PM

However, Maria Manda, Monica Chakma, Ritu Porno Chakma, Akhi Khatun, Anai Mogini and Sajeda proved too strong for their counterparts in skill, technique, running, power and agility. Maria and Monica typically controlled the game in midfield while ...and more »

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Lebanon no match for Bangladesh

newagebd.net 19th Sep, 2018 11:32 PM

Forward Sajeda, who was given the opportunity to start in place of regular striker Anuching Mogini, gave hosts the lead in the 14th minute with a placing shot following a pass from Monika Chakma. Tahura doubled the lead six minutes later when her shot ...and more »

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Arunachal: Kidnapped minor girl recovered, culprit on the run

North East Live TV 19th Sep, 2018 08:18 PM

The 8-year-old was kidnapped by a listed criminal namely Ajit Chakma in the month of July from Dirak Gohaingaon under Bordumsa police station in eastern Assam's Tinsukia district. It may be mentioned here that the kidnapping created much tension ...

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For the love of photography

gulfnews.com 19th Sep, 2018 05:44 PM

The Chakma people scattered over Tripura, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh states in North-East India, in the Chittagong Hill Tracts in Bangladesh and in Chin and Rakhine states in Myanmar, struggle to keep their identities intact within their fragmented ...

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A sun-bird sips honey from red flowers at the Jatiya Udyan, Ranga…

Prothom Alo English 19th Sep, 2018 04:13 PM

Photo: Supriya Chakma. A butterfly on a wild flower at Malnichhara, Sylhet. 18 September. Photo: A squirrel hangs upside down and nibbles at its meal at Tarapur, Sylhet. 18. A sun-bird sips honey from red flowers at the Jatiya Udyan, Rangamati on. A ...

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A sun-bird sips honey from red flower blooms at the Jatiya Udyan,…

Prothom Alo English 19th Sep, 2018 01:31 PM

Photo: Supriya Chakma. A butterfly sips honey from wild flower at Malnichhara, Sylhet on 18 September. Photo. Hanging from the tree, a squirrel eats food at Tarapur, Sylhet on 18 September. A sun-bird sips honey from red flower blooms at the Jatiya ...

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U-16 girls rout Bahrain with 10 goals in AFC qualifiers

Dhaka Tribune 17th Sep, 2018 06:31 PM

Zahra, who saved a powerful shot by Monika in the injury time of the first half, saved a shot of Ritu Porna Chakma early in the second half but substitute Sajeda made it 6-0 after receiving a ball from Akhi Khatun in the 55th minute and Shamsunnahar ...and more »

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Bihar: 18 children rescued from Buddhist missionary school

Mid-Day 16th Sep, 2018 08:09 AM

Eighteen tribal students were rescued from a Buddhist missionary school in Bihar and brought to Agartala, a Tripura minister said. The children, belonging to the Mog and the Chakma community at Pencharthal in the North Tripura district, were sent by ...and more »

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18 Tripura children rescued from Bihar

The Hindu 16th Sep, 2018 06:04 AM

Eighteen tribal students were rescued from a Buddhist school in Bihar by the Bihar police and brought here, a Tripura Minister said on Saturday. The children, belonging to the Mog and Chakma communities of Pencharthal in North Tripura district, were ...and more »

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18 Tripura children rescued from Bihar

The Hindu 15th Sep, 2018 09:44 PM

The children, belonging to the Mog and Chakma communities of Pencharthal in North Tripura district, were sent by their families for studies to Bodh Gaya, but the school was shut down two months ago without any information to the parents, Health and ...and more »

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18 Tribal Students Rescued From Bihar School, Official Alleges Abuse

NDTV 15th Sep, 2018 05:08 PM

Eighteen tribal students were rescued from a Buddhist missionary school in Bihar and brought to Agartala, a Tripura minister said Saturday. The children, belonging to the Mog and the Chakma community at Pencharthal in the North Tripura district, were ...and more »

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18 Children Rescued From Buddhist School in Bihar, Says Tripura M…

News18 15th Sep, 2018 04:17 PM

The children, belonging to the Mog and the Chakma community at Pencharthal in the North Tripura district, were sent by their families for studies in Bodh Gaya, but the school was shut down two months ago without informing their parents, state Health ...

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18 children rescued from Buddhist school in Bihar: Tripura minister

Times of India 15th Sep, 2018 03:53 PM

The children, belonging to the Mog and the Chakma community at Pencharthal in the North Tripura district, were sent by their families for studies in Bodh Gaya, but the school was shut down two months ago without informing their parents, state Health ...and more »

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18 kids saved from Buddhist school: Tripura min

Deccan Herald 15th Sep, 2018 03:43 PM

The children, belonging to the Mog and the Chakma community at Pencharthal in the North Tripura district, were sent by their families for studies in Bodh Gaya, but the school was shut down two months ago without informing their parents, state Health ...and more »

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18 children rescued from Buddhist school in Bihar Tripura min

THE WEEK 15th Sep, 2018 03:37 PM

The children, belonging to the Mog and the Chakma community at Pencharthal in the North Tripura district, were sent by their families for studies in Bodh Gaya, but the school was shut down two months ago without informing their parents, state Health ...and more »

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18 children rescued from Buddhist school in Bihar: Tripura min

Devdiscourse 15th Sep, 2018 03:36 PM

Eighteen tribal students were rescued from a Buddhist missionary school in Bihar and brought here, a Tripura minister said Saturday. The children, belonging to the Mog and the Chakma community at Pencharthal in the North Tripura district, were sent by ...and more »

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18 children rescued from Buddhist school in Bihar: Tripura min

India.com News 15th Sep, 2018 03:34 PM

Agartala, Sept 15 (PTI) Eighteen tribal students were rescued from a Buddhist missionary school in Bihar and brought here, a Tripura minister said Saturday. The children, belonging to the Mog and the Chakma community at Pencharthal in the North Tripura ...and more »

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18 children rescued from Buddhist school in Bihar: Tripura min

Outlook India 15th Sep, 2018 03:33 PM

Agartala, Sept 15 Eighteen tribal students were rescued from a Buddhist missionary school in Bihar and brought here, a Tripura minister said Saturday. The children, belonging to the Mog and the Chakma community at Pencharthal in the North Tripura ...and more »

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CADC sits for the Monsoon Session

CADC Website 14th Sep, 2018 02:20 PM

Kamalanagar, September 14, 2018: The first sitting of the Monsoon Session of the 10th Chakma Autonomous District Council started today with obituary in honour of Dg. Pranab Kumar Chakma, MDC who expired on 19th July followed by the introduction of Dg. Kali Kumar Tongchangya, MDC, being his first Session and introduction of Dg. Rasik Mohan […]

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Drive shows 60000 fake ration cards

The Telegraph India 14th Sep, 2018 12:58 AM

He said fake beneficiaries were identified in different social security schemes under the department of social welfare and social education. Social welfare minister Santana Chakma, who also joined in the media interaction with Nath, seconded the claim.and more »

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Central YMA condemns gang rape of minor girl

Zoram Observer 11th Sep, 2018 09:29 AM

The Central committee of tCommitteeMizo Association (YMA), the largest civil society organization in the state condemned the 25 August incident at Vaseikai village in Lawngtlai district in which a class seven girl was gang raped by three youths. A press statement issued by YMA said the crime committed on the indigenous tribal by non-tribal should […]

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PRISM, MCP and Operation Mizoram forge electoral alliance

Zoram Observer 11th Sep, 2018 08:34 AM

Aizawl: With the state assembly drawing very near,  Mizoram witnessed yet another political development on Saturday. Three regional parties in the state – People’s Represent for Identity and Status of Mizoram (PRISM), Mizoram Chhantu Pawl (MCP) or Save Mizoram Front and Operation Mizoram – has forged a pre-poll electoral alliance to work under one banner in […]

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List of Business for the first monsoon session of CADC

CADC Website 10th Sep, 2018 04:47 PM

NOTIFICATION 10th September 2018 As provided under Rule 55 (1) of the Chakma Autonomous District Council (Constitution, Conduct of Business etc.) Rules, 2002 as amended from time to time, I have the honour to circulate herewith the list of business for the First Sitting of the First Monsoon Session of the 10th Chakma Autonomous District […]

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Three youths arrested for gang rape in Mizoram

Zoram Observer 7th Sep, 2018 12:06 PM

Aizawl: Three Chakma youths have been arrested for allegedly gang raped a minor girl at Vaseikaivillage in Lawngtlai district. The accused Simon Chakma and Sukromoni Chakma both from Vaseikai village and  Tuitang Chakma, a resident of Longpuinghat village have been arrested on Sunday, police said. Two of the accused were juvenile, they said. According to police, the incident occurred on 25 […]

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2 Indians among 5 sued for money laundering

The Daily Star 4th Sep, 2018 11:51 PM

The three others accused in the case are HSBC officials Ahmed Habib, Sohag Chakma and Tahmim Hasan of Overseas Payment and Investigation department. According to the case statement, the couple sent an extra Tk 19.5 lakh to a US-based T-shirt ...

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Today's Gallery (2018.09.04)

The Daily Star 4th Sep, 2018 03:31 AM

Chakma women harvesting paddy in Rangamati's Boradom area yesterday. Jhum farmers like them are now busy collecting crop in Rangamati, Khagrachhari and Bandarban. They say this year's yield is expected to be better than that of last year because of ...

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Faces in high places

The Gazette • Western University's Student Newspaper 3rd Sep, 2018 10:48 PM

Amit Chakma is Western University's president and vice-chancellor. He is the tenth president in Western's history, having been appointed in 2009. He's responsible for overall management of the university, leading its strategic direction and raising ...

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ID card mandatory for guests at CADC rest houses

The Kamalanagar Times 3rd Sep, 2018 10:00 PM

In view of security, the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CADC) in southern Mizoram has made identity document mandatory for guests checking in at the Guest Houses of the CADC with effect from 29th August, 2018. CADC has guest houses at Kamalanagar, Lawngtlai, Lunglei and Aizawl. The guests must produce […]

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Appointment of Shri Rasik Mohan Chakma as leader of the opposition

CADC Website 3rd Sep, 2018 05:30 PM

NOTIFICATION 3rd September 2018 In exercise of the powers conferred by Sub-Rule (6) and (7) of Rule 22 of the Chakma Autonomous District Council (CCB etc.) Rules, 2002 read with para 20 BB of the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution of India, the Governor of Mizoram is pleased to appoint Shri Rasik Mohan Chakma, an […]

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Seven Khagrachhari murders: probe body gets 15 more days

Dhaka Tribune 3rd Sep, 2018 03:34 PM

On August 18, seven people, including the acting president of United People's Democratic Front Tapan Chakma, were killed when assailants opened fire in Swanirbhar Bazar area. The district commission formed a five-member committee to investigate the ...

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1 killed as train rams bus

newagebd.net 2nd Sep, 2018 11:42 PM

The injured who were taken to CMCH include Pushpakar Chakma, 40, Newton Chakma, 25, Kusum Tripura, 65, Mina Chakma, 35, Kallol Dewan, 25, Babu Tripura, 25, Shankar Bijoy, 28, Pankaj Bijoy Dewan, 27, Komit Tripura, 25, and Miton Tripura, 25, ...

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Another held in Kirtika murder case

The Daily Star 2nd Sep, 2018 11:39 PM

... is a member of Jubo Samity, an associate organisation of Jana Sanghati Samity (MN Larma). Officer-in-Charge of Dighinala Police Station Abdus Samad said Birendra is also an accused in the case for murdering UPDF man Binoy Chakma on February 17.

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Broken Rail Gate: 1 killed as bus-train collide in Mirsharai

The Daily Star 2nd Sep, 2018 11:39 PM

Sunirmal Chakma, 55, died when the Khagrachhari-bound bus of S Alam Paribahan was hit by Chittagong-bound Bijoy Express train at Bariyarhat Rail Crossing in Chittagong's Mirsharai at 4:00am yesterday. Moinul Huda Majumdar, senior station master of ...and more »

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Train crashes into bus in Ctg: 2 dead

thedailynewnation.com 2nd Sep, 2018 11:31 PM

UNB, Chattogram : Two bus passengers were killed and 25 others injured after a train smashed the bus at Baroiyarhat Level Crossing in Mirsarai upazila early Sunday. One of the deceased was identified as Sunimal Chakma. The accident took place when ...

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Train-bus collision kills 1, injures 25

Dhaka Tribune 2nd Sep, 2018 11:28 AM

One person has been killed and 25 others injured in a collision between a train and a bus in Baroiarhat area under Mirsarai upazila of Chittagong district. Sunil Chakma, 60, was killed in the accident which occurred around 3:40am on Sunday. Chittagong ...

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Two killed as train rams bus in Chittagong

newagebd.net 2nd Sep, 2018 11:01 AM

Two bus passengers were killed and 25 others injured after a train hit the vehicle on Bariyarhat Rail Crossing at Mirsharai in Chittagong early Sunday. One of the deceased was identified as Sunimal Chakma. The accident took place when Chittagong-bound ...and more »

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Two killed as train hits bus in Chittagong

newagebd.net 2nd Sep, 2018 11:01 AM

Two bus passengers were killed and 25 others injured after a train hit the vehicle on Bariyarhat Rail Crossing at Mirsharai in Chittagong early Sunday. One of the deceased was identified as Sunimal Chakma. The accident took place when Chittagong-bound ...and more »

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1 killed as train hits bus in Chittagong

The Daily Star 2nd Sep, 2018 10:51 AM

A passenger of a bus was killed and 20 injured after a train rammed a bus at Bariyarhat Rail Crossing in Mirsharai upazila of Chittagong early today. The deceased was identified as Sunirmal Chakma, 55, hailing from Khagrachhari district, reports our ...

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2 killed as train rams bus in Chattogram

theindependentbd.com 2nd Sep, 2018 10:28 AM

Two bus passengers were killed and 25 others injured after a train rammed the vehicle at Bariyarhat Rail Crossing in Mirsharai upazila early Sunday, UNB reports. One of the deceased was identified as Sunimal Chakma.

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2 killed as train rams bus in Chattogram

theindependentbd.com 2nd Sep, 2018 10:24 AM

One of the deceased was identified as Sunimal Chakma. Robiul Azam, station officer of Mirsharai Fire Service Station, said that. The accident took place when Chattogram-bound 'Bijoy Express' hit a Khagrachhari-bound bus of 'S Alam Paribahan' in the ...and more »

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Helper arrested for pushing man off the bus, driver on the run

newagebd.net 2nd Sep, 2018 12:40 AM

Police on Saturday arrested a bus helper over the death of Rezaul Karim, who was allegedly pushed off the vehicle and crushed to death on Dhaka-Chittagong ...and more »

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Helper arrested, driver on the run

newagebd.net 1st Sep, 2018 11:57 PM

PBI Chittagong Metro Inspector Santosh Kumar Chakma said after arresting him from a house of Hajir Hat area under Ramgar Upazila in Lakshmipur, police brought him to the city. On August 27, bus driver and helper allegedly pushed off the businessman ...

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Helper arrested over businessman's death

The Daily Star 1st Sep, 2018 11:38 PM

The arrestee, Mohammad Manik, 32, was held in Ramgati area of Laxmipur, said Inspector Santosh Chakma. He was hiding at his in-law's house. On the day, following an altercation apparently over bus fare, the helper allegedly pushed Roni, 35, off the ...and more »

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Man pushed off moving bus in Chittagong, driver assistant held

Dhaka Tribune 1st Sep, 2018 08:04 PM

PBI Inspector Santosh Chakma told the Dhaka Tribune: “Acting on a tip-off, we conducted a drive in Ramgoti upazila and detained Manik.” Police sources said following a quarrel over bus fare, the helper pushed Rezaul Karim Roni off the minibus on August ...and more »

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Pushed off bus: Helper held over businessman's death in Ctg

The Daily Star 1st Sep, 2018 03:52 PM

The arrestee, Mohammad Manik, 32, was held from Ramgoti area in Laxmipur district, reports our Chittagong staff correspondent quoting PBI Inspector Santosh Chakma. Manik was in hiding at his in-law's house in Ramgati, the official said. On the day ...

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Families In Disbelief As They Hear Horrific Tales Of Alleged Chil…

India Times 1st Sep, 2018 02:18 PM

So, when a Buddhist monk offered to provide them free education and accommodation, it was too good for the poor families in Assam's Karbi Anglong to resist. That is how 15 families who belong to the Chakma community send their children to a Buddhist ...and more »

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Man, granddaughter found dead in Cox's Bazar

thedailynewnation.com 31st Aug, 2018 11:43 PM

river, local people informed police about it in the morning, said Pronoy Chakma, Teknaf Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO). Later, a special team of police from Huaikang police camp recovered the bodies with the help of border guards around 8:30 am.

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Elderly man, granddaughter found dead in Cox's Bazar

theindependentbd.com 31st Aug, 2018 07:31 PM

Spotting the floating bodies of Yusuf and Rozina at Hoaikhan Unsiprang Jhimongkhali along the river, local people informed police about it in the morning, said Pronoy Chakma, Teknaf Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO). Later, a special team of police from ...

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Elderly man, granddaughter found dead

Prothom Alo English 31st Aug, 2018 03:28 PM

Spotting the floating bodies of Yusuf and Rozina at Hoaikhan Unsiprang Jhimongkhali along the river, local people informed police about it in the morning, said Teknaf upazila nirbahi officer (UNO) Pronoy Chakma. Later, a special team of police from ...

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Elderly man, granddaughter found dead in Cox's Bazar

Dhaka Tribune 31st Aug, 2018 03:00 PM

Locals informed police after spotting their bodies at Hoaikhan Unsiprang Jhimongkhali along the river, said Teknaf upazila nirbahi Officer Pronoy Chakma. Later, a special team of police from Huaikang police camp recovered the bodies with the help of Border ...and more »

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Elderly man, granddaughter found dead in Cox's Bazar

The Daily Star 31st Aug, 2018 01:30 PM

Spotting the floating bodies of Yusuf and Rozina at Hoaikhan Unsiprang Jhimongkhali along the river, local people informed police about it in the morning, said Pronoy Chakma, Teknaf Upazila Nirbahi Officer (UNO). Later, a special team of police from ...

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House owner kills 'robber'

The Daily Star 30th Aug, 2018 11:34 PM

A suspected robber was killed allegedly by a house owner during robbery at Furomon Para in Sadar upazila early yesterday. House owner Jol Kumar Chakma, 55, karbari (village head), also sustained serious injuries in the attack by robbers. He is now ...

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Children allege monk called them to bedroom, sexually abused them…

Hindustan Times 30th Aug, 2018 12:04 PM

Over a dozen Buddhist child monks from northeastern states were sexually abused at a monastery in Bodh Gaya, the Bihar police said. The alleged abuse came to light on Wednesday when Arun Bikash Chakma, a village headman from Assam's Karbi ...and more »

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Written statement by the International Work Group for Indigenous …

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact 30th Aug, 2018 09:52 AM

In addition, the recent rape case of the two Marma sisters in January 2018 that eventually led to the attack of Rani Yan Yan, the Adviser to the Chakma Circle and wife of the Chief of the Chakma Circle who was supporting them is a particularly uphill ...

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Temporary non-availability of RTI through electronic means

CADC Website 29th Aug, 2018 10:59 PM

NOTIFICATION Dated Kamalanagar, 29th August 2018 Whereas recently applications for information under RTI Act 2005 are being sought to be submitted through electronic medium like email with the Chakma District Public Information Officer. And whereas, availability of internet connectivity is a serious issue at Kamalanagar, headquarter of Chakma Autonomous District Council in the absence of […]

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Requirement of Identity Card for CADC Rest Houses

CADC Website 29th Aug, 2018 10:49 PM

CIRCULAR Dated Kamalanagar, the 29th August, 2018 It is for general information to all concerned that the following documents, Voter ID Card or Aadhar Card should be produced before the Liaison Officer / Receptionist at the time of Checking in the respective CADC Rest Houses as Identity proof. And, no guest shall be allowed / […]

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Farmers bring bananas and other types of fruits and vegetables gr…

Prothom Alo English 29th Aug, 2018 01:28 PM

Farmers bring bananas and other types of fruits and vegetables grown in Jhum cultivation at hill tracts to weekly 'Haat' (market) in Rangamati. Supriya Chakma took this photo from Rangamati on 29 August. Swirling flight of a black kite in the sky in ...

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Hill tracts covered with rice seedlings of Jhum farms planted dur…

Prothom Alo English 28th Aug, 2018 03:36 PM

3/7. Hill tracts covered with rice seedlings of Jhum farms planted during the Bangla months of Jaishtha-Ashar. Waggachhara tea garden, Kaptai, Rangamati, 27 August. Photo: Supriya Chakma. Cats sleep in the village of Krompach near the town of Cvikov in ...

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The gap in the bailey bridge along the Rangamati-Chittagong Road …

Prothom Alo English 28th Aug, 2018 03:36 PM

The gap in the bailey bridge along the Rangamati-Chittagong Road in Sapchhari Joutho Khamar area of Rangamati has widened. There are cracks and holes at several points of the bridge. Rangamati, 27 August. Photo: Supriya Chakma. Cats sleep in the ...

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NHRC body visit spot

The Daily Star 27th Aug, 2018 11:41 PM

The other members of the body are Banchita Chakma and M Rabiul Islam. Meanwhile, activists of United Peoples Democratic Front backed Hill Students' Council, led by its General Secretary Amal Tripura, met the committee members and handed over a ...

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Road inaugurated by former President on the verge of massive dest…

United News of India 27th Aug, 2018 05:39 PM

Ambassa (Tripura), Aug 27 (UNI) The road inaugurated by the then President of India R. Venkatraman way back in 1991 has remained on the verge of massive destruction due to the degradational works of the river in the bordering subdivision of Longthorai ...and more »

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Khagrachhari 7 murders: NHRC team visits the scene

Dhaka Tribune 27th Aug, 2018 03:46 PM

Pahari Chharta Parishad Generak Secretary Amal Chakma said: “The investigation committee formed to look into the Swaribhar massacre should be replaced with a judicial probe; the JSS [Jana Sanghati Samity] members involved in the massacre should be ...

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Constitution of Business Advisory Committee

CADC Website 27th Aug, 2018 01:35 PM

Notification Dated Kamalanagar, the 27th August, 2018 Whereas the tenure of the Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Chakma Autonomous District Council expired on 19/04/2018 and whereas for the greater interest of Chakma Autonomous District Council, the existence and function of the BAC cannot be ignored in no way. Now, therefore in exercise of powers conferred […]

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4 toddlers die, 22 admitted to Ctg hospital

theindependentbd.com 27th Aug, 2018 08:42 AM

At least four toddlers died and 22 more were admitted to the local hospital after they had been afflicted with an unknown disease since Tuesday in Tripura Para of Farhadabad under Hathazari upazila. The condition of three of the kids is critical, say ...and more »

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4 toddlers die, 22 admitted to Ctg hospital

theindependentbd.com 27th Aug, 2018 08:36 AM

They were: Anna Roy Tripura, 6, Annabala Tripura, 4, Shamo Roy Tripura, 2, and Shimuli Chakma, 3. Confirming the death of four children, Dr Imtiaz Hossain, the upazila health officer, said: “One child died on Tuesday, two on Friday and one expired on ...and more »

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Unknown disease claims 4 children in Ctg

newagebd.net 26th Aug, 2018 11:02 PM

The four dead are Anna Bala Tripura, 6, Souma Roy, 3, Anna Ray Tripuira, 5, and Shimuni Chakma, 4. Among them, Anna Bala, Souma Roy and Anna Ray were three daughters of Shamu Kumar Chakma of Tripura Palli while Shimuni Chakma was the ...and more »

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Unknown disease claims 4 children in Ctg

newagebd.net 26th Aug, 2018 08:09 PM

The four dead are Anna Bala Tripura, 6, Souma Roy, 3, Anna Ray Tripuira, 5, and Shimuni Chakma, 4. Among them, Anna Bala, Souma Roy and Anna Ray were three daughters of Shamu Kumar Chakma of Tripura Palli while Shimuni Chakma was the ...and more »

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JSS activist murder in Rangamati: UPDF chief, 31 others sued

Dhaka Tribune 26th Aug, 2018 01:05 AM

A case has been filed accusing 32 people, including the United Peoples Democratic Front (UPDF) chief, over the killing of an activist of Parbatya Chattogram Jana Sanghati Samity (JSS-MN Larma) in Rangamati. The victim's relative Chayan Chakma filed the ...and more »

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Case filed against UPDF chief, 31 others

newagebd.net 25th Aug, 2018 11:02 PM

The latest murder took to 23 the number of leaders and activists of CHT-based regional political parties killed allegedly by rivals since May 3, the day when unidentified assailants shot Nannerchar upazila parishad chairman Shaktiman Chakma, also ...

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Yet another Chakma youth killed in Rangamati

newagebd.net 25th Aug, 2018 01:18 AM

Two rival Chittagong Hill Tracts-based regional political parties – United Peoples' Democratic Front and Parbatya Chattagram Janasanghati Samity's MN Larma faction – claimed the deceased, Mission Chakma, 32, was their activist. They also blamed their ...

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Five Bangladeshi nationals fall in Tripura Police net

Northeast Now 24th Aug, 2018 06:45 PM

Though police arrested the Bangladeshi residents but Bimal Chakma who had given shelter to them managed to give police a slip. Police further recovered Bangaldeshi currencies worth Rs 56,750 from their possession. A case has been filed against the ...

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JSS activist shot dead in Rangamati

Dhaka Tribune 23rd Aug, 2018 08:21 PM

An indigenous man was shot dead in the Baghaichhari area of Rangamati on Wednesday night. Mission Chakma, 30, was an activist of Parbatya Chattogram Jana Sanghati Samity (JSS-MN Larma). Police recovered his body from Uttar Bangaltali area on ...

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Yet another Chakma youth killed in Rangamati

newagebd.net 23rd Aug, 2018 02:18 PM

A 32-year-old ethnic minority man was beaten to death by unidentified assailants near his residence at North Bangaltali under Baghaichari in Rangamati Wednesday night. The victim was identified as Mission Chakma, 32. After his murder, two rival ...and more »

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Re-constitution of Scrutinizing Committee of service records and …

CADC Website 23rd Aug, 2018 01:24 PM

NOTIFICATION Dated Kamalanagar, the 23rd August 2018 The Executive Committee of the Chakma Autonomous District Council is pleased to re-constitute the Scrutinizing Committee of service records, pay fixation etc. of all categories of employees working under the Chakma Autonomous District Council made on the adoption of Mizoram Revision of Pay (MROP) Rules, 2010 consisting of […]

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Indigenous man killed in Rangamati

theindependentbd.com 23rd Aug, 2018 01:05 PM

The victim was identified as Mission Chakma, an activist of Parbatiya Chattogram Jana Sanghati Samity (MN Larma). Officer-in-charge (OC) of Baghaichhari Police Station Amir Hossain said a group of miscreants picked Mission up from his house around ...

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Indigenous man killed in Rangamati -

The Daily Star 23rd Aug, 2018 12:46 PM

An indigenous man is beaten to death by miscreants at North Bangatali in Baghaichhari of Rangamati.and more »

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Indigenous man killed in Rangamati

theindependentbd.com 23rd Aug, 2018 11:47 AM

An indigenous man was beaten to death by miscreants at North Bangatali in Baghaichhari on Wednesday night. The victim was identified as Mission Chakma, an activist of Parbatiya Chattogram Jana Sanghati Samity (MN Larma). Officer-in-charge (OC) of ...and more »

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Ethnic man killed in Rangamati

Prothom Alo English 23rd Aug, 2018 11:25 AM

The victim was identified as Mission Chakma, an activist of Parbatiya Chattogram Jana Sanghati Samity (MN Larma). Officer-in-charge (OC) of Baghaichhari police station, Amir Hossain, said a group of miscreants picked up Mission from his house around ...

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PCJSS activist killed in Rangamati

newagebd.net 23rd Aug, 2018 11:20 AM

An activist of Parbatya Chattagram Janasanghati Samity (MN Larma) was beaten to death by miscreants at North Bangatali of Baghaichhari in Rangamati on Wednesday night. The victim was identified as Mission Chakma, 32. Officer-in-charge of ...

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Indigenous man killed in Rangamati - (satire) (press release) (bl

United News of Bangladesh 23rd Aug, 2018 11:12 AM

Rangamati, Aug 23 (UNB) - An indigenous man was beaten to death by miscreants at North Bangatali in Baghaichhari on Wednesday night. The victim was identified as Mission Chakma, an activist of Parbatiya Chattogram Jana Sanghati Samity (MN Larma).

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Student Council leaders

Star of Mysore 22nd Aug, 2018 06:18 PM

Metta House: Captain – Dhammakitti Ruppan and Vice-Captain – Sarbing Tayeng Dhammavira; Karuna House: Captain – Mettapalo Chakma and Vice-Captain – B.N. Bhuvan; Mudita House: Captain- N. Ganamurthy and Vice-Captain – V. Manoj; Uppekha ...

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Policing by students

The Arunachal Times 22nd Aug, 2018 02:33 AM

As opposed to the flip-flop by the central government on the status of the refugees in the state – primarily the Chakma and Hajong communities – the union has been consistent in its demand that refugees leave the state. The AAPSU still has large-scale ...and more »

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How Long Do People Need to Live in a Place to Become a Local?

NewsClick 21st Aug, 2018 04:12 PM

Suhas Chakma, the director of Rights and Risks Analysis Group, opined that whatever steps are taken, those must conform to the 'rule of law', meaning it must pass the test of Article 14 of the Constitution of India. Another major point he highlighted ...and more »

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Chittagong Hill Tracts: Eight Months Later, Still No Justice for …

UNPO 21st Aug, 2018 03:10 PM

On 15 February, the Chakma Queen, Rani Yan Yan, visited the hospital along with other human rights volunteers to try to intervene to protect the girls, but after the volunteers were forced out of the office, it was reported that police officers ...

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Businessman fatally shot and hacked in Rangamati

Dhaka Tribune 21st Aug, 2018 12:06 PM

Jagdish Chakma, chairman of the Ghagra union parishad said, on Monday night, that Aung Cha Jai locked up his shop for the day and headed home. When he went to bathe in a stream beside his house, six to seven armed assailants took him to a nearby ...

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Gunmen kill 6 UPDF men in Bangladesh

Kathmandu Tribune 21st Aug, 2018 10:43 AM

Among the victims three were identified as UPDF-backed Pahari Chhatra Parishad's Khagrachari district unit president Tapan Chakma, its assistant secretary Elton Chakma and Democratic Youth Forum activist Palash Chakma, said Michael Chakma, ...

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Admin's failure blamed

newagebd.net 21st Aug, 2018 12:11 AM

In a joint statement, leaders of UPDF backed four organisations – Ganatantrik Juba Forum president Angya Marma, Hilla Women's Federation president Nirupa Chakma, Pahari Chattra Parishad president Binayan Chakma and United Workers' Democratic ...

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Where is that technical knowledge?

The Daily Star 20th Aug, 2018 11:42 PM

Indian coach Firmin D'Souza came into the final with a particular strategy; to not allow the Bangladesh team's architects -- midfielders Maria Manda and Monica Chakma -- to play their natural game as well as to block both flanks, a plan which his ...and more »

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Panic, condemnation after killings in Bangladeshi hills

UCA News 20th Aug, 2018 04:04 PM

Nirupa Chakma, president of the Hill Women's Federation, an indigenous rights group, accused the government and law enforcers of indirectly fueling violence to eliminate indigenous leadership from the hills. "The killings took place in broad daylight ...and more »

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Constitution of Kamalanagar Town Planning Committee

CADC Website 20th Aug, 2018 02:59 PM

NOTIFICATION Dated Kamalanagar, the 20th August 2018. The Executive Committee of the Chakma Autonomous District Council is pleased to constitute the Kamalanagar Town Planning Committee with the following members with immediate effect on the following terms and condition. 1 Shri Kina Chandra Chakma – Chairman 2 The Local Administration Officer – Member/Secretary 3 The Senior […]

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Chakmas observe Black Day in Mizoram

Zoram Observer 20th Aug, 2018 02:36 PM

Aizawl: The Chakmas of Mizoram on Friday observed “Black Day” condemning the Radcliffe Award of Bengal Boundary Commission which awarded Chittagong Hills Tracts, the ancestral homeland of the Chakmas, (which includes western part of Mizoram where there is Chakma concentration as it was part of CHT before 1898) “unjustly” to Pakistan during partition of India in […]

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Mizo students to set up infiltration gates along Mizoram-Assam border

Zoram Observer 20th Aug, 2018 02:23 PM

Aizawl: Going in the line of its counterparts in Meghalaya and other northeastern states, Mizoram’s most influential student body, the Mizo Zirlai Pawl (MZP) or Mizo Students’ Federation has decided to set up infiltration check gates along the Mizoram-Assam border to prevent influx of Bangladeshi foreigners from neighbouring Assam. The decision for setting up infiltration check […]

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Appointment of President, DSEB

CADC Website 20th Aug, 2018 01:34 PM

NOTIFICATION Dated Kamalanagar 20th August 2018 In exercise of the powers conferred under Sub-Rule 2 of Rule 15 the Chakma Autonomous District Council (District School Education Board) Rules 2002, the Executive Committee of Chakma Autonomous District Council is pleased to appoint Shri D. Janjil Chakma s/o Shri (L) Parthajit Chakma as president of the District […]

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Blood on the hills

Prothom Alo English 20th Aug, 2018 01:32 PM

Spokesperson of UPDF Michael Chakma told Prothom Alo that Saturday's killing was carried out by MN Larma's Jana Sanghati Samity and UPDF Ganatantrik. As always, the two organisations denied these allegations. From December last year till Saturday, ...and more »

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Road blockade underway in Khagrachhari protesting gun attacks

theindependentbd.com 20th Aug, 2018 10:52 AM

Six people, including Tapan Chakma, district unit president of UPDF-backed Pahari Chhatra Parishad, were gunned during a deadly gunfight between two factions of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) at Swanirbhar in Sadar upazila on Saturday.and more »

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Admin's failure blamed

newagebd.net 20th Aug, 2018 10:19 AM

In a joint statement, leaders of UPDF backed four organisations – Ganatantrik Juba Forum president Angya Marma, Hilla Women's Federation president Nirupa Chakma, Pahari Chattra Parishad president Binayan Chakma and United Workers' Democratic ...and more »

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Road blockade underway in Khagrachhari protesting gun attacks - …

United News of Bangladesh 20th Aug, 2018 09:10 AM

Six people, including Tapan Chakma, district unit president of UPDF-backed Pahari Chhatra Parishad, were gunned during a deadly gunfight between two factions of United People's Democratic Front (UPDF) at Swanirbhar in Sadar upazila on Saturday.and more »

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Manhunt operation underway to capture Khagrachhari killers

Dhaka Tribune 20th Aug, 2018 01:46 AM

The deceased have been identified as Pahari Chhatra Parishad (PCP-UPDF faction) Khagrachhari unit Acting President Tapan Chakma, its Organizing Secretary Elton Chakma, passerby and Mohalchari upazila Health Complex Health Assistant Gitayan ...and more »

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Jt forces begin operation

newagebd.net 20th Aug, 2018 12:58 AM

The joint forces comprising Bangladesh Army, Border Guard Bangladesh and the police began combing operation in Khagrachari on Sunday to nab criminals involved in Saturday's gun attacks that killed seven people, recover illegal firearms and establish ...and more »

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Week-long combing operation begins

theindependentbd.com 19th Aug, 2018 11:43 PM

The deceased were identified as Pahari Chhatra Parishad district unit acting president Tapan Chakma, assistant secretary Elton Chakma, member Rupom Chakma and Polash Chakma, UPDF Democratic Youth Forum member Barun Chakma, health ...and more »

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Khagrachhari still in panic

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

On a spot visit to the house of Jitayan Chakma, a health assistant who was killed at Uttar Khabangparia area in Khagrachhari Sadar yesterday morning, the family members were seen yet to come to terms with the death of the sole earning member of the ...and more »

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Turkey farms doing well in hills

The Daily Star 19th Aug, 2018 11:40 PM

Like most graduates, when Rangamati resident Piyal Chakma finished his degree in textiles in 2011, he hoped for a good job. Unfortunately, the job search proved disappointing. Piyal's occasional contribution at a music studio in Dhaka was a far cry from the ...

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Joint forces begin operation in Khagrachari

newagebd.net 19th Aug, 2018 10:46 PM

The joint forces comprising Bangladesh Army, Border Guard Bangladesh and the police began combing operation in Khagrachari on Sunday to nab criminals involved in Saturday's gun attacks that killed seven people, recover illegal firearms and establish ...and more »

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Hills turn bloody: 31 killed since December last

theindependentbd.com 19th Aug, 2018 03:30 PM

Tapan Chakma would eventually turn into one of the victims of the ensuing turf war, in the bloodiest single incident prior to Saturday, when he along with four others were killed as they were on their way to attend the last rites of the slain advocate ...and more »

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