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    An unending sorry tale of river reclamation failures

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 10, 2021

    THE reclamation of river land grabbed by people having political and moneyed clout appears to have been a sorry tale of efforts in that the...

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    BIWTA misplaces 50pc river pillars to facilitate grabbers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on January 02, 2021

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority set 1,423 river demarcation pillars on faulty location facilitating the grabbers to encroach on river foreshores, says a study unveiled...

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    BIWTA evicts Haji Salim’s structures

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 09:21pm on December 20, 2020

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority on Sunday evicted some illegal structures owned by the family of Awami League lawmaker for Dhaka-7 constituency Haji Salim during...

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    BIWTA demolishes 171 buildings on Buriganga

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:49am on December 08, 2020

    The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority demolished 171 illegal structures, including two buildings owned by lawmaker Haji Mohammad Salim, on the Buriganga river near Swarighat...

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    Haji Salim demolishes own structure as BIWTA evicts river grabbers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:25pm on December 06, 2020

    Awami League lawmaker Haji Mohammad Salim demolished an illegal part of his storage built on the bank of the Buriganga River in Imamganj area of...

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    BIWTA evicts establishments on Buriganga bank

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on November 24, 2020

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority on Monday recovered 1.50 acres of land and demolished 150 structures including one and two-storey buildings on the bank of...

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    Bangladesh river conservation efforts suffer from coordination failure

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2020

    THE government’s effort to conserve major rivers in Dhaka coming not to yield the expected outcome due to a lack of coordination between different government...

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    Countrywide vessel movement comes to normal

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:43pm on October 24, 2020

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority on Saturday continued partial restrictions on vessel movement in coastal areas due to inclement weather while restrictions on inland waterways...

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    BIWTA imposes restrictions on inland waterways

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:32pm on October 23, 2020

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority on Friday imposed full and partial restrictions on vessel movement on different inland waterways due to inclement weather. The restrictions...

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    52 structures removed from Buriganga

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:28am on September 09, 2020

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority on Tuesday demolished 52 structures developed encroaching on a channel of River Buriganga. A total of 20 one-storied buildings, 30...

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