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    Protection of fountains, streams demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on May 04, 2021

    Researchers and ethnic minority rights activists on Monday demanded that the government should protect fountains and streams in hills to minimise recurring water crisis in...

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    Government plans to build schools, hostels in CHT

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:15am on March 04, 2021

    The government has taken an initiative to build more schools and hostels at Rangamati, Khagrachhari and Bandarban for creating opportunities for the ethnic minority groups...

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    UN experts call for construction halt in Bandarban

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 10:23pm on February 09, 2021

    UN human rights experts on Tuesday said Bangladesh should suspend the construction of a large-scale tourist resort in the Chittagong Hills Tracts because it threatens...

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    Hardly any step taken for CHT accord implementation: PCJSS

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:32am on January 06, 2021

    The Parbatya Chattogram Jana Samhati Samiti on Tuesday alleged that the government had not taken any initiative in 2020 to implement the Chattogram Hill Tracts...

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    Police, BGB, Ansar to be deployed: Kamal

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Khagrachhari | Updated at 12:18am on December 25, 2020

    Home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal today said members of Police, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Ansar will be deployed at vacant army camps located in...

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    AI for constitutional amendment to ensure rights in CHT

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:40am on December 12, 2020

    International rights body Amnesty International on Friday recommended an amendment to the Bangladesh Constitution for ensuring human rights and advancement of ethnic minority people in...

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    Bureaucracy blamed for holding back CHT accord implementation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on December 03, 2020

    Politicians and academics at a discussion on Wednesday said that the growing control of bureaucrats over state affairs was holding back the implementation of...

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    Bangladesh fails to fully implement CHT Peace Accord in 23 years

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on December 02, 2020

    The process of implementing the Chattogram Hill Tracts Peace Accord signed 23 years ago has remained stalled as ‘some quarters’ are out to keep the...

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    Amnesty International urges govt to protect Mro people from eviction

    Staff Correspondent   | Updated at 05:22pm on November 22, 2020

    Rights Group Amnesty International on Sunday expressed concern about the construction of a five-star hotel in Chattogram Hill Tracts and urged the government to protect...

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    Cancellation of five-star hotel project in Bandarban demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on November 03, 2020

    The International CHT Commission expressed concern over the possible displacement of Mro people from several villages because of the proposed five-star hotel project in Bandarban....