By UNB ॥ Bumper production of paddy has brought smile to the faces of jhum farmers in the district this year, thanks to the timely rainfall and favourable weatherDuring a recent visit to jhum cultivation areas, the UNB correspondent saw that the indigenous jhum farmers were busy harvesting Aus paddy from hill slopes.Jhum cultivation is common in the district as it is a traditional method of farming on h
Sexual violence against ethnic minority women is used as one of the main tools to force the people living in hills to migrate elsewhere leaving their ancestral lands, say experts and human right activists.
Pallab Chakma, Executive Director of Kapaeeng Foundation (KF), a human rights organisation working for promoting and protecting rights of the ethni
Dhaka>> ॥ Do accept heartiest love and best wishes on part of the Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples’ Forum. As usual, keeping the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples ahead, also this time, I would like extend my heartfelt congratulation to all of you present in the conference.Do accept heartiest love and best wishes on part of the Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples’ Forum. As usu
Khagrachari >> ॥ Khagrachhari Additional Superintendent of Police MM Salahuddin said they have arrested the main suspect in the rape and killing of 11 year-old Punati Tripura.Confirming the news police say, They were arrested from different places of Dighinala upazila in Khagrachari on 30 july.The det
By UNB ॥ Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday provided Tk 3.85 crore as financial assistance to two organisations and seven individuals, including Nazrul Sangeet exponent and researcher Khalid Hossain.The Prime Minister handed over cheques for the amount among them at a simple ceremony at her office.
A 19-year-old Keio University student is aspiring to bridge the gap between politicians and citizens, especially young people, with an online platform app called PoliPoli that uses innovative technologies to facilitate communications between them.Kazuma Ito, CEO of PoliPoli Inc., believes most voters seldom get an opportunity for direct contact with politicians except during elections, and the