River Jamuna

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    Construction to start in 2020 to increase train speed

    Shahin Akhter . back from Sirajganj | Updated at 12:14am on November 09, 2019

    The railways authorities are planning to start construction works of the Bangabandhu Railway Bridge over the river Jamuna in 2020 to increase the speed and...

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    Geo bags dumped to stop erosion near Jamuna bridge

    Our Correspondent . Tangail | Updated at 12:41am on September 01, 2019

    The Bangabandhu Bridge Authority began dumping geo bags in Jamuna River to control erosion that already devoured a 150-meter stretch of the embankment protecting the...

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    150m of Bangabandhu Bridge protection embankment erodes

    Our Correspondent . Tangail | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    Erosion in the river Jamuna devoured a 150-metre stretch of the embankment built for protecting the Bangabandhu Bridge triggering fear among the nearby villagers. Though...

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    1 of 2 missing brothers’ bodies retrieved from Jamuna

    United News of Bangladesh . Bogura | Updated at 01:34am on August 18, 2019

    The body of a schoolboy who along with his younger brother went missing in the Jamuna River at Pakuria Char in Sariakandi upazila was recovered...

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    Erosion turns worse in Maikganj as Padma-Jamuna recede

    Staff Correpondent | Updated at 06:16pm on July 22, 2019

    Erosion has displaced about 4,000 families in Manikganj in July since heavy rains in the upstream in India and inside Bangladesh triggered devastating floods. Erosion...

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    Jamuna erosion wreaks havoc on Sirajganj villages

    United News of Bangladesh . Sirajganj | Updated at 02:26am on June 26, 2019

    Erosion by the Jamuna River has turned serious in Shahjadpur upazila devouring many dwelling houses and vast tracts of croplands and trees in four unions...

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    Portion of Sirajganj town protection dam collapses

    Our Correspondent . Sirajganj | Updated at 12:05am on October 08, 2018

    About 120 metres of the town protection dam in Sirajganj collapsed at the Cross Bar 3 point on Sunday due to erosion of the River...

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    Flood situation worsens in Sariakandi

    Our Correspondent . Bogura | Updated at 06:09pm on September 20, 2018

    The flood situation in Sariakandi of Bogura worsens as water level on River Jamuna continued to rise on Thursday. The river was flowing 21 centimetres...

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    Swelling rivers inundate crop fields in northern region

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:30pm on September 17, 2018

    Flood waters submerged crop fields in at least four northern districts as major rivers kept swelling over the last week following intermittent heavy rains inside...

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    Trawler capsizes in Jamuna, three missing

    Our Correspondent . Manikganj | Updated at 12:10am on August 29, 2018

    At least three people are missing after a trawler carrying around 100 passengers capsized in the river Jamuna after it collided with a cement-laden cargo...