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    HC asks BIWTA to seal drainage outlets  

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on December 04, 2019

    The High Court Division on Tuesday asked Dwasa to submit by Sunday a plan of action to seal its 68 underground pipe lines used for...

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    67 outlets dump liquid waste into Buriganga

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on December 03, 2019

    The Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority in a report submitted to the High Court on Monday said that 67 drainage outlets were dumping liquid...

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    River commission orders fresh Buriganga survey

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:32am on November 30, 2019

    The National River Conservation Commission has asked the Directorate of Land Records and Survey for preparing a fresh digital survey on the Buriganga River considering...

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    Poor show of river protection in Bangladesh as agencies go weak

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 20, 2019

    THE High Court’s order of Sunday for the Department of Environment to close 27 establishments on the bank of the River Buriganga is welcome in...

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    Drive begins to reclaim rivers, canals in Chandpur

    United News of Bangladesh . Chandpur | Updated at 12:08am on November 09, 2019

    The local administration would start a drive to free rivers and canals from encroachers in the district on December 23. The decision was taken at...

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    Untreated faecal matters threaten public health in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:07am on November 01, 2019

    Inability to manage sewage poses serious health hazard for the Dhaka population. An overpopulated urban centre, which is almost bursting at the seams, is now...

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    No progress in relocating religious establishments  

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2019

    No move was taken so far to relocate 45 mosques with madrassahs and a mandir from the banks of four rivers flowing by the capital...

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    Padma devours 350 homesteads in Rajbari

    Shahjahan Biswas . Manikganj | Updated at 12:00am on October 10, 2019

    At least 350 homesteads and 500 hectares of crop land in Daulatdia and Debagram union in Goalunda of Rajbari were devoured by the River Padma...

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    Padma disrupts road communications

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:29am on October 06, 2019

    The authorities diverted traffic on the Dhaka-Aricha Highway since Saturday as heavy currents in the Padma River hampered ferry services between Paturia and the Daulatdia...

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    India’s river water withdrawal causes encroachment, pollution 

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:17am on October 02, 2019

    The national river conservation commission in its latest annual report has identified indiscriminate withdrawal of waters from the trans-boundary rivers upstream by India as a...