• Images

    BIWTA reclaims 2 acres of Buriganga land

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on July 23, 2019

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority on Monday reclaimed two acres of land of a Buriganga channel grabbed by the illegal occupiers. During the eviction drive...

  • Images

    3 acres of land of Buriganga channel reclaimed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on July 17, 2019

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority on Tuesday recovered three acres of land of the Buriganga channel grabbed by the illegal occupiers. During the eviction drive...

  • Images

    HC scolds BIWTA, DoE, DWASA for failure to stop waste dumping in Buriganga 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    The High Court Division on Monday scolded BIWTA, the  Department of Environment and Dwasa for not enforcing  its directives issued on June 1, 2011, to ...

  • Images

    BIWTA demolishes 198 structures from Buriganga

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on July 03, 2019

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority on Tuesday reclaimed two acres of land from the Buriganga channel by demolishing 198 illegal structures. The BIWTA eviction team...

  • Images

    Siblings die in Buriganga boat capsize

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:17pm on June 21, 2019

    Two minor siblings died in a boat capsize at Sadarghat in the River Buriganga on Friday.The deceased were 12-year-old Mishkat and his 5-year-old sister Nusrat....

  • Images

    One year given for relocation

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:49pm on June 11, 2019

    The government has given one year for relocation of the 33 dockyards built by influential people, including politicians and businessmen, by illegally occupying land on...

  • Images

    Schoolboy’s floating body found in Buriganga

    | Updated at 01:59pm on May 20, 2019

    The body of a schoolboy, who ‘jumped’ into the River Buriganga after being rebuked by his father on Saturday night, was recovered from the...

  • Images

    Four die in Buriganga trawler capsizes

    United News of Bangladesh . Keraniganj | Updated at 10:45am on April 01, 2019

    Two men died as a trawler capsized in the River Buriganga near Keraniganj in Dhaka on Sunday night. The deceased were Sabbir Hossain, 18, son...

  • Images

    RAJUK silent over shipping ministry’s request for sending magistrate

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:13am on March 19, 2019

    Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha, RAJUK in short, has not yet responded to the shipping ministry’s request for the presence of its magistrate during Bangladesh Inland Water...

  • BIWTA slated for not cleaning old Buriganga channel

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:02am on March 15, 2019

    Greens on Thursday criticised Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority’s eviction drive for not demolishing major structures on the old Buriganga channel and a power plant...