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    HC asks govt to explain why waste dumping into River Surma won’t be stopped

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on April 11, 2018

    The High Court Division on Tuesday asked the government to explain why it would not be directed to stop garbage dumping into the Surma in...

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    Activists want equitable share of common river water

    Our Correspondent . Bogra | Updated at 12:50am on April 09, 2018

    On the demand for fair and equitable water sharing in the Teesta basin and other trans-boundary rivers, a three-day road march organised by the Socialist...

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    A strong case for training of river-route helmsmen

    | Updated at 12:05am on April 06, 2018

    UNTRAINED and unskilled masters have been a major cause of fatal inland waterway accidents in recent years amid inadequate training facilities and questionable certification process...

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    Shajahan for stern actions against riverbank grabbers

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:36am on April 02, 2018

    Shipping minister Shajahan Khan on Sunday sounded a note of warning that those who were out to grab riverbanks would be sternly dealt with....

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    Stringent law enforcement needed to protect rivers

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 28, 2018

    IT IS public knowledge that many rivers are at the risk of dying as the authorities concerned have failed to enforce related laws and regulations...

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    Govt not to allow new industries in div cities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:13am on February 26, 2018

    The government would not allow any new industrial units in the divisional cities and the existing units would have to be relocated to the economic...

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    PM calls for protecting rivers to save country

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:05am on January 26, 2018

    Putting emphasis on proper river management, prime minister Sheikh Hasina today said rivers will have to be protected for saving and developing the country...

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    Disaster in the pipeline

    by Suman Jumani | Updated at 12:05am on December 19, 2017

    IMAGINE you had an infection on your finger-tip, and your doctor decided to amputate your arm without exploring the possibility of curing the infection first...

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    Lack of ETP in industries blamed for river pollution

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on November 23, 2017

    Rivers, especially the Dhaleswari, adjacent to industrial companies are facing severe pollution in the absence of effluent treatment plants in the industries...

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    Restoration of natural flows of rivers demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:11am on October 26, 2017

    Greens on Wednesday requested the government to immediately ratify the United Nations Watercourses Convention 1997 and restore the natural flows of rivers passing through Bangladesh...