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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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    BIWTA’s eviction drive resumes

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:05am on March 06, 2019

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority’s drive of demolishing illegal structures from the River Turag in Dhaka resumed on Tuesday after two weeks.On Tuesday, around 10.5...

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    Commission’s river conservation move goes ignored

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 06, 2019

    THE National River Conservation Commission having received the list of grabbers of rivers only from the office of the deputy commissioner of Patuakhali by the...

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    NRCC assigns SPARRSO to make database of rivers

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on March 05, 2019

    The National River Conservation Commission has assigned the Space Research and Remote Sensing Organization, better known as SPARRSO, to prepare the database of the country’s...

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    Only Patuakhali DC sent river grabbers’ list to NRCC

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 11:49pm on March 04, 2019

    Patuakhali deputy commissioner alone sent river grabbers’ list to the National River Conservation Commission....

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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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    Illegal jetties still stand on Buriganga, Sitalakhya channels

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:43am on February 27, 2019

    Jetties of five domestic and multinational companies still stand on the Buriganga and the Sitalakya channels flouting a verdict the Appellate Division delivered in July...

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    Sea level rise hits Bangladesh islanders hard

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:19am on February 23, 2019

    It was a major setback for the elderly Mosharraf Hossaion when he lost his homestead and land to the erosion of the River Meghna a...

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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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    Municipal mayor, UP chairman among 65 grabbers

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:50am on February 10, 2019

    Savar municipal mayor Abdul Goni, Pathalia union parishad chairman Parvej Dewan and a number of Awami League leaders are among the 65 people recently listed...