Mostafa Yousuf | The Daily Star
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  • ship breaking yard in Chattogram

    Fresh move made to stop toxic ships

    Two ministries which regulate the shipbreaking industry decided earlier this year to make an Inventory of Hazardous Materials (IHM) mandatory for shipbreakers, in phases, to stop toxic vessels sailing into Bangladesh.
  • Blaze at Refugee Camp: Around 600 children still missing

    Rohingya parents are enduring an agonising wait as they hope to be reunited with their children who were separated in the massive fire that raged through four camps on Monday in Balukhali of Cox’s Bazar’s Ukhiya upazila.
  • ‘We sleep fearing another fire’

    Five kilometres away from the fire that erupted at Camp-8(E), Meer Kashem was watching the smoke billow on the horizon from his home in Balukhali’s West Para in Cox’s Bazar on Monday.
  • Named heritage, yet ravaged

    An organised syndicate of sand and earth lifters has been wreaking havoc on the Halda river at the upstream in Fatikchhari upazila while the local administration turned a blind eye to the menace.
  • ‘Gunfight staged’ to get loggers boat released

    Three forest officials in Chattogram’s Rangunia staged a fake gunfight allegedly to give back a boat, seized earlier with logs, to its owner in exchange for a bribe.