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    Water governance must be improved

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 23, 2021

    ON THE occasion of World Water Day on Monday experts in the sector expressed deep concern about the surface and ground water contamination. Unless the...

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    Canal grabbers to be evicted soon: Tajul

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 11:37pm on January 24, 2021

    Local government, rural development and cooperatives minister Md Tajul Islam on Sunday said that those who have illegally occupied the canals, including the original Buriganga...

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    Environmental accountability in industrial operations a must

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 05, 2021

    SUCCESSIVE governments have pledged zero tolerance against river pollution yet it takes years to implement directives of the High Court regarding the pollution of the...

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    High Court asks DoE to sue 30 Keraniganj businesses for polluting river

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 05:04pm on January 03, 2021

    The High Court on Sunday asked the Department of Environment to file cases against 30 businesses, including 17 washing plants, at Keraniganj in Dhaka in...

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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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    Workers Party urges govt to save rivers in Bangladesh

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:58pm on November 01, 2020

    Leaders and activists of Workers Party of Bangladesh, a partner of Awami League led alliance, called on the government to take immediate measures to save...

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    Those Who Hold Up the Earth depicts working people of Bangladesh

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:08pm on October 17, 2020

    Irish-American poet Peter F Crowley has portrayed the working people of Bangladesh, life in Dhaka, rivers of Bangladesh including Buriganga and Padma along with revolutions...