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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,...

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    River commission blames grabbing of water bodies

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:21am on August 11, 2020

    The capital is facing serious waterlogging problem for illegal occupancy of Dhaka river lands and water bodies, observed National River Conservation Commission chairman Muzibur Rahman...

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    Rivers erode vast area

    Emran Hossain with Rezaul Karim Manik in Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:23am on August 11, 2020

    With the worst flood in two decades still wreaking havoc in parts of Bangladesh, the country has already seen the erosion of an area due...

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    Water in major rivers begins receding

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:44pm on August 08, 2020

    All major rivers in the country that flowed above their danger levels for nearly a month and a half showed signs of receding in the...

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    Further flood likely at month-end

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:28am on August 08, 2020

    Thousands of flood victims at shelters across half of Bangladesh are unwilling to leave for home though rivers have receded as forecasters warned that there...

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    Padma devours SESDP Model High School in Madaripur

    United News of Bangladesh. Madaripu | Updated at 11:27am on July 24, 2020

    A three-storey school building was gobbled up by the swelling Padma River on Thursday afternoon at Nuruddin Madborkandi in Shibchar upazila of Madaripur. Locals said...