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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...

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    Most of Sunamganj inundated as major rivers swell

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on June 29, 2019

    Rivers in north-eastern Bangladesh swelled on Friday after days of incessant rains and onrush of upstream water flooding town neighbourhoods and villages. Some of the rivers...

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    Start basin-based management of joint rivers: IFC to govt

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:22am on June 26, 2019

    International Farakka Committee-New York has urged the government to build a basin-based management system of the joint rivers flowing from the neighbouring country...

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    Action plan sought from DCs of Munshiganj, Narayanganj

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:02am on June 18, 2019

    National River Conservation Commission has instructed district administrations of Munshiganj and Narayanganj to send time-bound action plans for evicting grabbers from the Meghna, Sitalakhya and...

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    Minister for enhancing research capability on rivers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on June 16, 2019

    Planning minister MA Mannan on Saturday laid stress on enhancing Bangladesh’s research capability research on rivers and it was necessary to acknowledge that rivers and...