Friday, June 14, 2024

Elephants vs people

Kurkuttipara offers a classic case of human-animal conflict. In this remote place beyond Barkal of Rangamati, villagers cannot hate anything more than the herd of nine elephants. Even the mind boggling beauty of the place, surrounded by rippling crystal blue waters of Kaptai Lake, could not hide the deep-seated anger and enmity of the conflicting ... Read more

Rangamati authorities allow Kaptai Lake grab

Encroachment on significant areas of Kaptai Lake in Rangamati is taking place as both the Rangamati district council and the district commissioner’s office are leasing land over the lake for residential and business purposes including for hotels and shopping complexes. The district’s municipality is also willingly providing trade licences and permits to build on this ... Read more