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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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    River route management still poor

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    THE Gazaria upazila administration calling off a rescue operation on Saturday, five days after it began, without finding at least 20 workers who went missing...

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    Recommendations grossly ignored

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2019

    National River Conservation Commission’s out of 300 recommendations eviction of the encroachments on rivers and controlling pollution only two were partially implemented by government agencies....

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    470 kms of rivers to be dredged with Bangladesh-India joint financing

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:35pm on November 12, 2018

    The cabinet on Monday approved 'Addendum to the Protocol on Inland Water Transit and Trade' under which 470 kms of rivers will be dredged with...

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    Weakening Titli causes heavy rainfall, major rivers swell

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on October 13, 2018

    Cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ which moved north-westwards and weakened into a cyclonic storm over Odisha and adjoining area in India was causing a deep depression in...

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    Govt to dredge River old Brahmaputra

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on October 03, 2018

    The executive committee of the National Economic Council at a meeting on Tuesday approved a project for improving navigability of the old Brahmaputra River and...

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    World Rivers Day today

    United Nations of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:50am on September 30, 2018

    World Rivers Day 2018 will be observed in the country as elsewhere across the globe on today....

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    River grabbers have unholy alliance with enforcement authorities: NRCC chair

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on September 25, 2018

    The National River Conservation Commission chairman Muzibur Rahman Howlader said Monday that river grabbing and the spread of pollution were continuing in the country due...

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    Swelled rivers inundate many places

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:08am on September 14, 2018

    Major rivers in Bangladesh rapidly swelled in last two days inundating low lying areas in the northern, northeastern and the central regions following heavy rains...