120 hills disappeared from Chattogram in 4 decades

An environmental group called Bangladesh Environment Forum alleged Sunday that 120 hills had vanished from Chattogram city in the past forty years.

The port city’s hills decreased from 32.37 square kilometers in 1976 to 14.02 square kilometers in 2008, according to a written statement from the forum’s general secretary, Aliur Rahman. He was addressing during a press conference held at the Chattogram Press Club.

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Cabinet approves two significant Acts

The Cabinet on Monday gave its final approval to the draft of two pieces of legislation: the ‘Debottor (endowment) Property Management Act, 2013’ and the ‘Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Land Dispute Resolution Commission Amendment Act, 2013’. The approval was given at the regular weekly Cabinet meeting held at the Secretariat. Prime Minister

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CHT land dispute resolution act approved

The Cabinet on Monday approved the draft of the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) Land Dispute Resolution Commission (amended) Act, paving the way for the formation of a five-member Chittagong Hill Tracts Land Dispute Resolution Commission for resolving land disputes in the three hilly districts. The approval was given at a meeting, which was held at the

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