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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...

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    Rehabilitate victims of river erosion

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 25, 2017

    THE victims of river erosion are continuing to live in a destitute condition....

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    Only a third of river erosion victims rehabilitated

    Emran Hossain from Noakhali | Updated at 12:33am on October 24, 2017

    Only a third of the people displaced by river erosion in the country every year are rehabilitated amid a call for expansion of the government’s...

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    So much for protection of rivers, canals

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 21, 2017

    IT IS disconcerting that a judicial inquiry committee set up to identify illegal structures on the River Turag found 30 illegal structures built by 30...

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    CSOs lay out vision for trans-boundary cooperation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on October 11, 2017

    Trans-boundary cooperation with an ecosystem-prioritised approach is crucial to make sustainable the Ganges-Brahmapurtra-Meghna river basin connecting China, Bhutan, Nepal, India and Bangladesh,....

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    Govt must protect rivers, ensure rights of all to river water

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 07, 2017

    RIVERS all over Bangladesh have generally become moribund. The four rivers that flow around the capital Dhaka — the Buriganga, the Sitalakhya, the Turag and...

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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...