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    Erosion of rule of law and a crisis for human rights

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 13, 2020

    BANGLADESH has slid down from its 2019 ranking to have been in the 115th position among 128 countries in the Rule of Law Index 2020,...

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    Illegal sand lifting from Teesta poses erosion threat in Lalmonirhat

    Rezaul Karim Manik . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 01:14am on February 10, 2020

    A syndicate of influential people has been illegally lifting sand from the River Teesta in five upazilas of Lalmonirhat, threatening erosion of dwelling houses, educational...

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    Kaliganga River erosion takes serious turn

    United News of Bangladesh . Manikganj | Updated at 01:19am on November 04, 2019

    Erosion by the Kaliganga River has taken a turn for the worse making hundreds of people of Bengroi village in the sadar upazila just paupers....

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    Public sufferings at the cost of squandered public money

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 30, 2019

    EFFECTS of corruption in public projects and their flawed implementation have become evident in the erosion of the Jamuna and the Old Brahmaputra that is...

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    Corruption makes 2,000 families homeless

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:00am on October 29, 2019

    Erosion by the Jamuna-Brahmaputra made  over 2,000 families homeless in Jamalpur and Sherpur during the floods in June-August due to alleged corruption and flawed  implementing...

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    Ferry service disrupted on Paturia-Dulatdia route

    Our Correspondent . Manikganj | Updated at 01:20am on October 26, 2019

    Erosion in the River Padma has disrupted ferry services on Paturia-Daulatdia route on Friday. Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Corporation had to suspend operations of five...

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    Dudhkumer River devours over 200 dwellings, croplands in Kurigram

    United News of Bangladesh . Kurigram | Updated at 01:09pm on October 04, 2019

    More than 200 dwellings and croplands went into the gorge of the Dudhkumer River in Bhuruingamari upazila in the last two weeks as erosion by...

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    Sand lifting puts Hatibandha villages under erosion threat

    Rezaul Karim Manik . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:03am on September 14, 2019

    Dwelling houses, other establishments and croplands at villages in Hatibandha of Lalmonirhat were risk of erosion as a syndicate of influential people was lifting sand...

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    Illegal sand extraction continues in Kurigram

    United News of Bangladesh . Kurigram | Updated at 02:34am on September 02, 2019

    Sand is being extracted illegally from the Dudhkumar River right under the nose of the administration, leaving the lives of 120 families under the threat...

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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...