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    Waterkeepers Bangladesh celebrates World Rivers Day

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:20pm on September 28, 2020

    Waterkeepers Bangladesh and River Angle on Sunday jointly organised a daylong programme with children at a government primary school in Gazipur’s Kaliyakoir area to celebrate...

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    Number of rivers still unknown

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:48am on September 28, 2020

    The exact number of rivers in Bangladesh is still unknown as National River Conservation Commission chairman Md Muzibur Rahman Howlader on Sunday claimed that they...

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    River Commission asks DCs to evict 3 power plants

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:32am on September 28, 2020

    The National River Conservation Commission chairman Md Muzibur Rahman Howlader on Sunday ordered the deputy commissioners of Mymensingh, Jamalpur and Barguna to evict three private...

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    Bangladesh govt urged to save rivers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:19pm on September 27, 2020

    Politicians, academics, and river experts on Sunday said that Bangladesh should immediately take initiatives to save its people from flood and river erosion. The observations...

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    No let-up in river grab, pollution

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2020

    All the estimated 500 rivers across the country are facing grabbing, pollution and navigation problems despite dozens of plans formulated for their conservation and several...

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    Many Ashrayan villages lost to river erosion

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:47pm on September 18, 2020

    At least 215 families provided shelter under Ashrayan Prakalpa, one of the prime minister’s priority projects, became homeless after rivers devoured two villages created under...

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    Environmental flow must to keep rivers alive: water secy

    Diplomatic Correspondent | Updated at 12:44am on September 11, 2020

    Conservation of environmental flow of trans-boundary rivers is essential to keep the rivers alive as well as to protect biodiversity in respective basin areas, water...

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    Rivers now below danger levels first time in 64 days

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:45pm on August 29, 2020

    For the first time in 64 days all major rivers in Bangladesh flowed below their danger levels at a time on Saturday as the 2nd...

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    Smaller vessel movement suspended

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2020

    Movements of all smaller passenger and cargo vessels were suspended across the country on Wednesday till further notice due to inclement weather and rough river...

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    Rivers in north swell again as India opens 3 barrages

    Emran Hossain with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:34am on August 13, 2020

    Parts of low-lying north in Bangladesh went under water overnight on Wednesday, less than a week after they came out of over a month-long flooding,...