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Farhad Iqbal
Correspondent
Working as District Correspondent at Cox’s Bazar for the Daily Observer since April 2014.

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BSCIC Committee Submits Report
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No need to import saltCOX'S BAZAR, Oct 29: A committee after inspecting at the field level  said there is no need to import salt from abroad as three lakh metric tons of salt are in store here.Industries Minister Amir Hossen Amu, at a meeting with local salt farmers and traders, administration, public representatives and elite on September 25 last, ...
Anti-drug crackdown
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Yaba trader killed in 'gunfight' Police recovered the body of a Yaba trader at Merine Driver area in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar early Wednesday.The deceased was identified as Mofiz Alam, 32, son of later Lal Miah.With this, the number of deaths in anti-drugs crackdown stood at 239 across the country since May 12.Police sources said on secret information that ...
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Rohingyas sell relief items, flee camps COX'S BAZAR, Oct 21: The Rohingyas who came to Bangladesh to avoid atrocities by the Myanmar army, are getting more relief goods than requirement. After selling the relief materials in the open markets, they are becoming self-reliant. Now, they are fleeing from the camps and spreading across the country through making fake national identity cards. ...
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School peon found dead 4 days after going missing A man was found dead in the Naf River in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar district on Thursday morning, four days after he had gone missing.Deceased Abdur Rashid, 40, was a peon at Hoyaikong Ali Asia High School in the upazila, said Teknaf Model Police Station officer in-charge Ranjit Kumar Barua.Being informed by locals, police ...
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Mobile court jails land grabber, recovers landA mobile court in Cox's Bazar on Monday sentenced land grabber Mohammad Masum to two years' imprisonment.The mobile court, led by Sadar UNO Habibul Hasan, raided Kalatoli bypass road in the afternoon and held Masum and handed down the judgmenet.During the drive, khas land worth about Tk 2 crore were also recovered.The UNO said Masum, ...
By Farhad Iqbal
9 lakh Yaba recovered, one held in TeknafMembers of police, BGB and RAB, in separate drives, recovered over 8.93 lakh Yaba pills from different places in Teknaf of Cox's Bazar on Saturday night and Sunday.During the driver, Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) members detained a drug trader.A team of Teknaf Model police raided the sea beach area adjacent to the Marine Drive at ...
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Man 'kills' younger brother A man was killed allegedly by his elder brother over extra-marital affairs in Teknaf upazila of Cox's Bazar district early Sunday.Deceased Mohammad Ismail, 28, was the son of late Nazir Hossain, a resident of Jahalia Para in the upazila, said Teknaf Police Station officer in-charge Ranjit Kumar.Police could not arrest accused Farid Ahmed, an expatriate ...
By Farhad Iqbal
Shringla repeats India's supports to BD on Rohingya issueIndian High Commissioner to Bangladesh Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Monday said that his country was extending all-out supports to Bangladesh for safe repatriation of Rohingyas to Myanmar. "India remains by the side of Bangladesh since the beginning of Rohingya crisis and is extending cooperation for Rohingya repatriation," he said.The Indian envoy said this while distributing relief ...
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100-metre woman swimming zone on C’Bazar beach unprotectedCOX'S BAZAR, Sept 11: Though the government fixed 100-metre area on the sea-beach for women's safe swimming, it has become unprotected due to random presence of males. There is nobody to monitor the matter. As a result, the safe zone for women's swimming is in black and white. The district administration fixed the zone in ...
By Farhad Iqbal
4 Cox's Bazar 'missing' boys rescued from RangamatiFour students of Cox's Bazar Govt High School, presumed  missing since Sunday, were rescued from a hotel in Rangamati on Monday.They are: Syed Nakib of class VII, and HA Galib Uddin, Shahriar Kamal Shakib and Safin Nur of class VIII of the school.Earlier, local people told media that five boys, including the four, went out ...
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