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    Govt, HC orders to save rivers ignored

    Sadiqur Rahman and Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:23am on September 24, 2017

    Most of the government directives and a High Court order to save the country’s important rivers from encroachments and pollutions go largely unheeded when the...

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    Govt failure to protect river banks blamed for chocked flow

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on September 16, 2017

    Green activists on Friday alleged that the government’s negligence in protecting river banks from encroachment had been choking natural flows badly...

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    President asks DCs to reclaim canals, rivers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:44am on July 27, 2017

    Mentioning that the country’s many cities and district towns experience water-logging even after a moderate rain due to the grabbing of canals, rivers and other...

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    Water levels of 47 rivers rise, 29 fall

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:52am on June 22, 2017

    Water levels at 47 river stations monitored by Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre have marked rises and 29 stations recorded falls. Among the 90 monitored...

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    Upper riparian countries need to respect lower riparian’s rights

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 01:21am on June 20, 2017

    Upper riparian countries need to respect the rights of the lower riparian neighbours to meet growing needs of the people in the regional river basins...

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    Major rivers swell due to onrush of rainwater

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:55am on June 17, 2017

    Major rivers of Bangladesh swelled on Friday due to heavy rainfall and onrush of water from Indian territories, according to Flood Forecasting Warning Centre...

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    So much for protection of canals, rivers

    | Updated at 12:05am on June 10, 2017

    IT IS unfortunate that encroachment on canals and the dumping of waste into them in Chittagong goes unabated, causing stagnation of rainwater and halting normal...

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    Greens for free flow of water in rivers, haors

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:17am on June 04, 2017

    Green activists on Saturday demanded that the government, if it wanted to achieve Sustainable Development Goals, should refrain from all development projects that could impede...

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    Dhaka seeks regional cooperation to manage trans-boundary rivers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:07am on May 25, 2017

    Water resources minister Barrister Anisul Islam Mahmud on Wednesday said that strengthening regional cooperation is a must to manage trans-boundary rivers in South Asia...

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    Govt steps to continue

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on May 15, 2017

    The government on Sunday decided to continue its efforts to prevent pollutions and encroachment on the Old Buriganga Channel, Dhaleswari, Karnaphuli and Baral in particular....