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    Water in major rivers begins receding

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on August 08, 2020

    All major rivers in the country that flowed above their danger levels for nearly a month and a half showed signs of receding in the...

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    Flood, rain paralyse life across Bangladesh

    Emran Hossain and Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 11:38pm on July 21, 2020

    Incessant rain over the last couple of days and worsening flood in at least in 21 districts due to a steady rise in water levels...

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    56 northern villages flooded as Gazaldoba barrage opened

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on June 27, 2020

    At least 56 villages in 12 upazilas of four northern districts went under water after the Teesta and Dharla rivers swelled by about a quarter...

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    HC stays DWASA step to raise water tariff

    M Moneruzzaman  | Updated at 12:31am on June 23, 2020

    The High Court on Monday stayed a Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority notice about increasing water price until August 10. Earlier, DWASA issued a...

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    Fresh areas go under water as rivers continue to swell

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on June 07, 2020

    Fresh areas went under water in Rangpur, Lalmonirhat and Kurigram as most of the country’s major rivers continued to swell until Saturday amid heavy rains...

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    Social distancing on launches still ignored

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:18am on June 07, 2020

    Directives for maintaining social distancing on passengers launches continued to be ignored on Saturday even after a week of resuming the water transport service. Most...

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    Acute water crisis grips Amphan-hit coastal areas

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:31am on May 30, 2020

    Super cyclone Amphan has either damaged or rendered unusable almost all sources of safe drinking water in the country’s most water-stressed coastal areas, leaving thousands...

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    Failure to pay rent leads to power, water supply cut

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:50pm on May 02, 2020

    A house owner cut off power and water supplies to a women mess in the Capital’s Shankar area as its boarders allegedly could not pay...

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    Rohingyas in Bangladesh camps complain of water crisis

    Muktadir Rashid | Updated at 01:03am on April 25, 2020

    Rohingyas are suffering from drinking water crisis in camps at Ukhia and Teknaf in Cox’s Bazar amid spread of the novel coronavirus, Rohingya community leaders...

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    77pc capacity unutilised

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:38am on April 04, 2020

    About 70 per cent production capacity of the newly inaugurated Padma Treatment Plant remains unused when Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority. The plants is...