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    Judicial probe finds 30 spots

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:42am on October 20, 2017

    A judicial inquiry committee formed to identify illegal structures on the Turag River in Gazipur, submitted its report to the High Court recently identifying illegal...

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    Govt failure to protect river banks blamed for chocked flow

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on September 16, 2017

    Green activists on Friday alleged that the government’s negligence in protecting river banks from encroachment had been choking natural flows badly...

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    Illegal construction in the Kaptai Lake

    | Updated at 12:05am on July 11, 2017

    IN PLAIN sight, over the past two decades, hundreds of illegal structures have cropped up in the Kaptai Lake of Rangamati district...

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    Encroachers choke Kaptai Lake

    Shantimoy Chakma . Rangamati | Updated at 12:05am on July 10, 2017

    HUNDREDS of illegal structures have crept on Kaptai Lake over the past two decades, choking the country’s biggest artificial lake and polluting its sweet water...

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    So much for protection of canals, rivers

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 10, 2017

    IT IS unfortunate that encroachment on canals and the dumping of waste into them in Chittagong goes unabated, causing stagnation of rainwater and halting normal...

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    Encroachments eat into port city canals

    Ferdous Ara . Chittagong | Updated at 12:10am on June 09, 2017

    Illegal encroachments and dumping of waste in the canals in the port city of Chittagong go unabated eating into the canals allowing rains to waterlog...

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    Govt steps to continue

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on May 15, 2017

    The government on Sunday decided to continue its efforts to prevent pollutions and encroachment on the Old Buriganga Channel, Dhaleswari, Karnaphuli and Baral in particular....