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    Bangladesh river conservation efforts suffer from coordination failure

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 17, 2020

    THE government’s effort to conserve major rivers in Dhaka coming not to yield the expected outcome due to a lack of coordination between different government...

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    Govt projects yield little for no coordination

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:04am on November 16, 2020

    A number of projects initiated by different agencies to conserve the rivers around Dhaka from grabbers and polluters as well as ensuring their navigability did...

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    River-based tourism left unexplored: seminar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on November 08, 2020

    The river-based tourism has not yet been developed in the country though it can be a revenue generating sector if it could attract both the...

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    Effective river erosion management needed

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 03, 2020

    THE COVID-19 outbreak coupled with protracted flooding in Bangladesh has already affected the rural economy. In this situation, people living in rural areas at risk...

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    JRC meets soon

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:42pm on September 29, 2020

    Bangladesh and India would hold a minister-level meeting of the Joint Rivers Commission of the two countries for resolution of the protracted disputes on water...

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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...