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DHAKA – The cabinet today in principle gave the final approval to “The draft of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (Land Acquisition) Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2019” removing disparity in compensation f

The working paper explores the development potential of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) and identifies options and mechanisms to expedite sustainable socioeconomic development. This paper is the first of its kind to provide an SDG-focused assessment of the CHT.

About 50 people fell ill in Bangladesh after inhaling gas that leaked from a fertiliser factory in the port town of Chittagong, an official said on Tuesday.

The government of Bangladesh has indicated it is unlikely to abandon its push to build more coal-fired power plants despite growing opposition among local people and environmentalists.

Protesters opposing the construction of a Chinese-backed, coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh agreed on Sunday to halt their activities for 15 days, defusing tensions after four demonstrators were

Three people were killed on Monday when Bangladeshi riot police fired shots after coming under attack from demonstrators in a disturbance over a planned, Chinese-built power plant, authorities said

Within a few days, the 15km embankment from Patenga to Sagorika would look like a long forest clearing as the Chittagong Development Authority (CDA) keeps on cutting down trees to make way for buil

A number of children in the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) are stunted, wasted, and underweight, a study of Manusher Jonno Foundation (MJF) has found.

Flooding in the country’s southeast caused by incessant rain over the past few days is likely to get worse, weather experts said yesterday.

A new survey has revealed substantial disparities still exist in relation to wealth, gender and location in Bangladesh despite it made remarkable progress in many areas of the wellbeing of women an