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    Illegal jetties still stand on Buriganga, Sitalakhya channels

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:43am on February 27, 2019

    Jetties of five domestic and multinational companies still stand on the Buriganga and the Sitalakya channels flouting a verdict the Appellate Division delivered in July...

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    Sea level rise hits Bangladesh islanders hard

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:19am on February 23, 2019

    It was a major setback for the elderly Mosharraf Hossaion when he lost his homestead and land to the erosion of the River Meghna a...

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    River conservation awards in the offing

    Shakhawat Hossain | Updated at 12:22am on February 13, 2019

    The shipping ministry is set to introduce national awards for the conservation of rivers while green campaigners continue pressing for proper implementation of laws and...

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    Municipal mayor, UP chairman among 65 grabbers

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:50am on February 10, 2019

    Savar municipal mayor Abdul Goni, Pathalia union parishad chairman Parvej Dewan and a number of Awami League leaders are among the 65 people recently listed...

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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...