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    National consensus on river issues stressed

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 03:10am on July 28, 2019

    Experts on Saturday stressed the need for developing a political culture in the country with establishing rule of law and democracy which would be conducive...

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    Reclaimed Turag channel launched after dredging

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:10am on July 26, 2019

    A channel of River Turag reclaimed from a realtor who occupied it for years near Basila in Dhaka was launched after necessary dredging on Thursday....

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    3,855 river demarcation pillars disputed

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 02:51am on July 25, 2019

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority chairman commodore M Mahbub-ul Islam on Wednesday told the task force to save rivers that 3,855 demarcation pillars of five...

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    Major rivers cross danger level at 18 more points across country

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 05:52pm on July 24, 2019

    Major rivers crossed danger marks at 18 more points across the country, according to a bulletin of Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre in Dhaka issued...

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    HC scolds BIWTA, DoE, DWASA for failure to stop waste dumping in Buriganga 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on July 16, 2019

    The High Court Division on Monday scolded BIWTA, the  Department of Environment and Dwasa for not enforcing  its directives issued on June 1, 2011, to ...

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    1 killed in Khagrachhari landslide 

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:14am on July 11, 2019

    Rescuers could not yet reach Ultachhari, a village in the remote hills of Dighinala, Rangamati, after a landslide killed a man there and injured seven...

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    Incessant rains swell big rivers

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:43am on July 08, 2019

    Incessant rains over the last two days swelled rivers in the north-eastern, southern and south-eastern regions of Bangladesh. The Met Office forecast that moderate to...

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    Home minister warns against grabbing of river banks

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:38am on July 07, 2019

    Sounding a note of warning against the grabbing of capital’s river banks, home minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal on Saturday said all illegal occupants of the...

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    Govt determined to save rivers: minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 08:48pm on July 06, 2019

    The government is determined to protect the rivers from encroachment, home minister Asaduzzaman Khan said on Saturday. He was speaking at a rally at Kamrangirchar...

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    BIWTA demolishes 198 structures from Buriganga

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on July 03, 2019

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority on Tuesday reclaimed two acres of land from the Buriganga channel by demolishing 198 illegal structures. The BIWTA eviction team...