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    High Court asks WASA to seal off in one month

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:31am on September 15, 2020

    The High Court on Monday sought immediate steps by the Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority to seal off sewerage lines to the Buriganga in...

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    Minister visits water development projects

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on September 13, 2020

    Water resource state minister Zahid Faruk toured the circular waterway, the Turag-Buriganga-Tongi canal-Balu-Shitalakhya-Dhaleshwari route, around the capital city by a speedboat on...

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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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    BIWTA evicts Buriganga encroachers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:16am on September 08, 2020

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority on Monday demolished 55 structures developed encroaching on the Buriganga channel. BIWTA joint director AKM Arif Uddin said that most...

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    River commission for eviction of 33 dockyards on Buriganga

    Ershad Kamol  | Updated at 12:18am on August 18, 2020

    The National River Conservation Commission has asked the Dhaka deputy commissioner to find ways to cancel the Records of Rights of lands of 33 dockyards...

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    Mayur-2 master arrested

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:14pm on July 13, 2020

    Rapid Action Battalion on Monday arrested the master of Mayur-2 launch, who along with his co-master allegedly caused the recent Buriganga launch capsize that claimed...

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    Moyur-2 owner placed on 3-day remand

    Court Correspondent | Updated at 10:22am on July 09, 2020

    River police in early hours of Thursday arrested the owner of Mayur-2 launch from the Sobhanbagh area in the capital after it was accused of...

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    Buriganga launch capsize may turn into murder case

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 07:38pm on July 07, 2020

    State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Tuesday said that if deaths in Buriganga launch capsize is proven as murder, then the case filed...

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    Unskilled master, launch staff members blamed for accident

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:57am on July 07, 2020

    A report by a probe committee formed following the recent incident of launch capsize in the River Buriganga blamed the unskilled master and staff members...

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    BIWTA probe body gets more time to submit report

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:47am on July 03, 2020

    A committee to probe the recent launch capsize incident in river Buriganga was given more time on Thursday to complete the job. Bangladesh Inland Water...