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    Pollution continues in rivers surrounding Dhaka

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:17am on August 23, 2019

    If in the past rivers were Dhaka’s lifeline. Today they have been thoroughly contaminated by chemicals and wastes, mostly originating from various industries. The waterscapes...

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    Tanneries only worsen pollution at Dhaleswari: Delwar Hossain

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:15am on August 23, 2019

    Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology professor and also Tannery Industrial Park consultation team leader Delwar Hossain said that the river Dhaleswari was getting polluted...

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    We have failed to contain river pollution: AKM Rafique Ahammed

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 02:12am on August 23, 2019

    Department of Environment director general AKM Rafique Ahammed said that river pollution went unabated despite their sincere efforts to bring it under control. ‘There is...

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    Govt’s executive branch disrespectful of court orders: Syeda Rizwana Hasan

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:11am on August 23, 2019

    Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association chief executive Syeda Rizwana Hasan said that the executive branches of the government were not implementing the existing law to protect...

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    Rivers lost to government agencies, ruling party grabbers: M Hamid Ranju

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 02:09am on August 23, 2019

    Green activist and freedom fighter M Hamid Ranju said that government agencies including Tannery Industrial Park, Dhaka Export Processing Zone and Savar municipality continue to...

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    Industrial wastes continue to pollute Halda  

    Ferdous Ara | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Industrial wastes continue to pollute the river Halda, the country’s lone breeding ground for natural carp fishes. Halda researcher, upazila administration, and locals demanded comprehensive...

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    Rivers continue to swell

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on August 17, 2019

    Major rivers in north, north-eastern and south-eastern regions continued to swell rapidly due to heavy rains in the cross border upstream and inside Bangladesh. The...

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    River Commission, BIWTA at loggerheads

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:08am on August 16, 2019

    National River Conservation Commission and Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority are at loggerheads over the demarcation of the Turag River. The commission thinks a portion...

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    Rivers swell steadily, flooding unlikely before late August

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:03am on August 15, 2019

    Half the gauging stations of the Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre until Wednesday morning measured rise in water levels of the rivers flowing by them....

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    River erodes highways in Moulvibazar

    United News of Bangladesh . Moulvibazar | Updated at 01:31am on August 10, 2019

    Vehicular movement has been prevented on two regional highways in Kulaura upazila for a week, as the Manu River broke through the protection embankment in...