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    Rivers as ‘living entities’ still left in the lurch

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 23, 2019

    ANY legal mechanism appears to be unfortunately absent centring on issues of river conservation and the fair share of the water of transborder rivers, with ...

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    Government plans to free Dhaka rivers from pollution

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:56am on September 19, 2019

    The government is considering an integrated effort to free four rivers of the capital from pollution after the completion of ongoing efforts for protecting the...

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    Half-hearted commitment exposed in river grabber list

    | Updated at 12:00am on September 17, 2019

    ECOLOGICAL integrity of the nation and livelihood of larger population are dependent on the rivers of Bangladesh. The slow deaths of many rivers have already...

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    BIWTA, DSCC, 4 realtors among 959 grabbers

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:32am on September 16, 2019

    The Dhaka district administration found no encroachers on the five of the eight rivers flowing through or around the district. The list of grabbers sent...

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    46,742 river grabbers spotted in 61 districts

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

    Deputy commissioners of 61 districts informed the National River Conservation Commission of 46,742 grabbers rivers and canals till Wednesday, the commission chairman Muzibur Rahman Howlader...

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    Recycling rubble to save mountains, rivers, beaches

    Agence-France-Presse . Cyprus | Updated at 12:00am on September 02, 2019

    Recycling rubble, particularly in countries pummelled by war, is one way to limit environmental damage caused by extracting sand and rock, according to Pascal Peduzzi...

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    IFC urges Dhaka, Delhi to accept basin-wide river sharing

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    The International Farakka Committee on Friday urged Bangladesh and India to opt for a sustainable management of rivers to keep them alive from the points...

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    Eviction drive on rivers to be launched Sept 1

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Khulna | Updated at 12:01am on August 30, 2019

    The concerned authorities will begin eviction drive against illegal land grabbers to protect rivers in Khulna from Sept 1. ‘Many rivers, canals and water bodies...

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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...