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    Enough of dithering about steps to stop river encroachment

    | Updated at 12:00am on June 09, 2019

    AN ASTOUNDING number of people that the National River Conservation Commission in a preliminary inquiry finds to have grabbed rivers — banks, foreshores and the...

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    29,459 identified in 41 dists

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:25am on June 08, 2019

    The National River Conservation Commission has prepared a list of 29,459 grabbers of river land based on the data sent by the deputy commissioners...

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    Missing child’s body recovered from river

    United News of Bangladesh . Sherpur | Updated at 12:47am on June 04, 2019

    The body of an 8-year-old boy was recovered from the Cellakhali River of Nalitabari upazila in Sherpur on Monday 46 hours after he...

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    Antibiotic in one Bangladesh river 300 times above ‘safe’ mark

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:42am on May 28, 2019

    Rivers worldwide are polluted with antibiotics that exceed environmental safety thresholds by up to 300 times, according to research unveiled at a conference Monday.Scientists found...

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    FM says Teesta accord likely this time

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 01:47am on May 25, 2019

    Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen has said that signing of the agreement on Teesta River water sharing with India is likely during the second tenure...

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    Talks with India stalled for 9 years

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on May 20, 2019

    Bangladesh has requested India to hold a water secretary-level meeting for resuming talks on sharing of water of common rivers stalled for about nine years...

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    BIWTA demolishes structures of businesses, housing estates

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:53am on May 01, 2019

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority on Tuesday demolished structures of large business groups and real estate companies, like the Unique Group, Pran-RFL Group and Bashundhara...

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    Court orders for damages hardly executed

    M Moneruzzaman | Updated at 12:00am on April 18, 2019

    Families of the victims of road accident and launch capsize hardly get compensations as court orders in this regard have hardly been executed....

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    Remove all illegal structures on Karnaphuli bank: HC

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:02am on April 10, 2019

    The High Court on Tuesday directed the Chattogram Port Authority chairman to immediately remove all illegal structures on the bank of Karnaphuli river in the...

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    IFC for basin-wise water sharing of common rivers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:31am on April 09, 2019

    The International Farakka Committee has urged bilateral talks between Bangladesh and India for basin-wise water sharing of the common rivers....