River Jamuna

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    China, India plan dams on Brahmaputra

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 07:04pm on December 01, 2020

    China will build large-scale dams on the River Yarlung Zangbo, which flows as the Brahmaputra through India and the Jamuna through Bangladesh, to generate hydropower,...

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    Jamuna erosion wreaks havoc with houses, embankment

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:39am on July 06, 2020

    The flood situation worsened in parts of northern and central Bangladesh as the River Jamuna and its tributaries continued to wreak havoc, breaching embankment and...

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    Jamuna, Padma to keep rising Govt report plays down flash flood losses

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on June 22, 2020

    Flash floods triggered by heavy rains affected 29,295 families in 250 villages in Cox’s Bazar with their homes partially damaged or fish farms washed away...

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    Boat capsizes at River Jamuna, 10 bodies recovered

    Our Correspondent . Sirajganj | Updated at 01:24am on May 29, 2020

    At least 10 bodies were recovered in the past three days after a boat capsized in the Jamuna River in Chauhali of Sirajganj on Tuesday...

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    Jamuna boat capsize death toll hits five

    United News of Bangladesh. Sirajganj | Updated at 01:33pm on May 27, 2020

    Three more bodies were recovered on Wednesday morning after a boat capsized in the Jamuna River in Chauhali upazila of Sirajganj on Tuesday afternoon, raising...

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    Three dead, at least 30 missing as boat capsizes in Jamuna

    Our Correspondent . Sirajganj | Updated at 08:30pm on May 26, 2020

    At least three people — two workers and a minor, died and 30 went missing after an engine-boat capsized in the River Jamuna due to...

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    Lower axle loads for Bangabandhu Bridge from today

    Shahin Akhter | Updated at 12:46am on December 01, 2019

    The new and reduced axle-load limits for goods-laden trucks crossing the Bangabandhu Bridge on the River Jamuna will come into effect from today ‘to protect...

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    Construction to start in 2020 to increase train speed

    Shahin Akhter . back from Sirajganj | Updated at 12:14am on November 09, 2019

    The railways authorities are planning to start construction works of the Bangabandhu Railway Bridge over the river Jamuna in 2020 to increase the speed and...

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    Geo bags dumped to stop erosion near Jamuna bridge

    Our Correspondent . Tangail | Updated at 12:41am on September 01, 2019

    The Bangabandhu Bridge Authority began dumping geo bags in Jamuna River to control erosion that already devoured a 150-meter stretch of the embankment protecting the...

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    150m of Bangabandhu Bridge protection embankment erodes

    Our Correspondent . Tangail | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    Erosion in the river Jamuna devoured a 150-metre stretch of the embankment built for protecting the Bangabandhu Bridge triggering fear among the nearby villagers. Though...