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    Half-hearted commitment exposed in river grabber list

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    ECOLOGICAL integrity of the nation and livelihood of larger population are dependent on the rivers of Bangladesh. The slow deaths of many rivers have already...

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    BIWTA, DSCC, 4 realtors among 959 grabbers

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:32am on September 16, 2019

    The Dhaka district administration found no encroachers on the five of the eight rivers flowing through or around the district. The list of grabbers sent...

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    Govt determined to save rivers: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:48pm on July 06, 2019

    The government is determined to protect the rivers from encroachment, home minister Asaduzzaman Khan said on Saturday. He was speaking at a rally at Kamrangirchar...

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    BIWTA demolishes parts of factory despite protests

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    A Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority team demolished parts of two buildings of a dying factory on Sunday as the buildings were built on unlawfully...

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    Laws not enforced to stop encroachment on land

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 27, 2019

    UNABATED land encroachment continues although laws exist to prevent it. A report that analysed satellite images of areas of Dhaka shows that more than 22,500...

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    Eviction drive to be strengthened: shipping secretary

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:19am on March 24, 2019

    Shipping Secretary Md Abdus Samad on Saturday said that eviction drives would be strengthened to free illegally occupied riverbanks....

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    BIWTA must comply with court directive

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2019

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

  • 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...

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    Govt words against rivers encroachers unmeaning

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 11, 2019

    Indiscriminate encroachment and uncontrolled pollution keep killing rivers. Dockyards set up on encroached areas of the River Buriganga, from Kholamora at Keraniganj and Dharmaganj in...

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    BIWTA seeks shipping ministry’s permission to demolish AL MP’s power plant on Turag

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on March 10, 2019

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority has sought the shipping ministry’s permission to demolish ruling Awami League MP Md Aslamul Haque’s power plant on the Turag...

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