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    DCs asked to evict river encroachers

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on March 07, 2019

    The shipping ministry has asked the deputy commissioners across the country to operate mobile courts in the respective districts to free rivers from encroachers and...

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    Govt must pull down illegal jetties on rivers early

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 28, 2019

    THE jetties that five domestic and multinational companies built illegally on the Buriganga and the Sitalakhya rivers still standing there in breach of a court...

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    BIWTA stops eviction from old Buriganga  channel

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on February 14, 2019

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority on Wednesday stopped dismantling illegal structures on the Buriganga River’s old channel as it is not shown either in the...

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    River conservation awards in the offing

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:22am on February 13, 2019

    The shipping ministry is set to introduce national awards for the conservation of rivers while green campaigners continue pressing for proper implementation of laws and...

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    Society, media all need to raise voice to protect rivers

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2019

    THIS is a highly disturbing piece of information that not a single illegal structure of as many as 2,181 erected on the encroached bank of...

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    HC order on encroachment on Karnaphuli goes unheeded

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:57pm on January 20, 2019

    Powerful quarters with support from government officials continue to encroach on the Karnaphuli flouting the High Court division’s order requiring removal of all illegal structures...

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    Encroachments threaten Bhawal National Forest

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:34am on October 25, 2018

    Bhawal National Park is threatened by encroachments...

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    Clearing Karnaphuli, Halda banks of encroachers instructed

    Our Correspondent . Chittagong | Updated at 12:05am on May 23, 2018

    National River Protection Commission chairman Mujibur Rahman Hawlader on Tuesday directed the authorities concerned to remove illegal establishments from the banks of the Rivers Karnaphuli...

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    Encroachment threatens rare turtles at Bostami shrine

    Ferdous Ara | Updated at 12:05am on May 22, 2018

    Encroachment, poor hatching rate, pollution and inadequate care have posed a serious threat to the rare ‘Bostami turtles’ living in the pond of Hazrat Bayezid Bostami...

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    Shajahan for stern actions against riverbank grabbers

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:36am on April 02, 2018

    Shipping minister Shajahan Khan on Sunday sounded a note of warning that those who were out to grab riverbanks would be sternly dealt with....