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    Govt must comply with HC order to save Buriganga

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 22, 2020

    THE pollution of and encroachment on rivers have been a long-standing problem and the problem is more acute with rivers flowing around the capital and...

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    Holistic approach must for protection of rivers

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 14, 2020

    THE government appears to have done very little about the protection of rivers from encroachment and pollution, letting the rivers die slowly. The illegal grabbing...

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    Balu in peril, becomes public health threat

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:36am on January 13, 2020

    The 50-kilometre-long Balu River flowing from Gazipur to Narayanganj through the eastern Dhaka city is in peril for massive encroachments by both government and private...

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    Massive campaign under way to save country’s rivers: Khalid

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:36am on December 30, 2019

    State minister for shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Sunday said the government was spearheading a massive campaign to save the country’s rivers evicting encroachers and...

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    50pc work of Bangabandhu Tunnel under Karnaphuli River completed

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Chattogram | Updated at 12:32am on December 26, 2019

    At least fifty per cent construction work of much-awaited dream Bangabandhu Tunnel under Karnaphuli River has so far been completed, an official said. Two tubes,...

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    Eviction drives alone won’t protect Bangladesh rivers

    | Updated at 12:00am on December 25, 2019

    RIVERS are faced with a slow death across Bangladesh. The illegal occupation of river land and indiscriminate disposal of industrial and municipal wastes into the...

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    Drive to reclaim river Narod begins

    United News of Bangladesh . Natore | Updated at 12:41am on December 24, 2019

    The local administration started an eviction drive on Monday morning to free the banks of river Narod from illegal occupation. A joint team of deputy...

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    Pabna DC launches drive to free Ichhamati

    Our Correspondent . Pabna | Updated at 12:31am on December 24, 2019

    The local administration of Pabna on Monday launched an eviction drive to free the Ichhamati river banks from illegal occupation. A joint team of the...

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    HC asks BIWTA to seal drainage outlets  

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:12am on December 04, 2019

    The High Court Division on Tuesday asked Dwasa to submit by Sunday a plan of action to seal its 68 underground pipe lines used for...

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    67 outlets dump liquid waste into Buriganga

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:17am on December 03, 2019

    The Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority in a report submitted to the High Court on Monday said that 67 drainage outlets were dumping liquid...