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    River commission calls for encroachers’ lists

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:39am on February 09, 2019

    The National River Conservation Commission has asked all the deputy commissioners in Bangladesh to send to it the list of encroachers on rivers, canals and...

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    HC provides explicit guideline for water governance

    | Updated at 12:00am on February 05, 2019

    INDISCRIMINATE encroachment and uncontrolled pollution are killing our rivers. According to a research conducted by Riverine People, 29 rivers in the country, located adjacent to...

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    Eviction drives begin to reclaim the banks

    Staff Correspondent . Chattogram | Updated at 01:14pm on February 04, 2019

    At last the much awaited eviction drives to clear the Karnaphuli River banks of illegal establishments was underway on Monday morning with Sadarghat in Chattogram...

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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...