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    Hundreds of rivers swell as China summer flood season revs up

    Agence France-Presse . Shanghai | Updated at 10:43pm on July 13, 2020

    Floods across large swathes of central and eastern China that have left more than 140 people dead or missing are hitting record levels, with authorities...

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    Monsoon arrives to swell high-flowing rivers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:47am on June 09, 2020

    Meteorologists predicted a further increase in daily rainfall in the coming days as monsoon advanced to Chattogram on Monday and is likely to take over...

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    Fresh areas go under water as rivers continue to swell

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:59am on June 07, 2020

    Fresh areas went under water in Rangpur, Lalmonirhat and Kurigram as most of the country’s major rivers continued to swell until Saturday amid heavy rains...

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    Low areas inundated as rivers swell abnormally

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on June 06, 2020

    Major rivers in Bangladesh are flowing at a level that was last seen at this time of the year 1988, when the country saw one...

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    50 sacks of rice found in river

    Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:51am on May 11, 2020

    Police on Saturday found rotten rice in about 50 government sacks abandoned in River Kumar at Gobindapur under Alamdanga in Chuadanga. Alamdanga police station officer-in-charge...

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    Elephant drowns in Ramu river

    Our Correspondent . Cox’s Bazar | Updated at 12:22am on March 22, 2020

    A wild elephant died in forest of Khonihapalong in Ramu under Cox’s Bazar South Forest Division early in the morning on Saturday. Local people said...

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    Coordinated efforts must to curb Bangladesh river pollution

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2020

    A NEGLIGENT industrial and household waste management system increasingly risks the rivers surrounding the capital. A recent Riverine Bangladesh study shows that untreated industrial effluent...

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    Int’l Day of Action for Rivers observed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on March 15, 2020

    International Day of Action for Rivers was observed on Saturday across Bangladesh demanding holistic actions at the national and international level for protecting rivers from...

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    Ensuring water-flow in rivers stressed

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:51am on March 15, 2020

    Riverside people and activists of Begum Rokeya University unit of the Riverine People at a discussion on Saturday stressed on ensuring round the year water-flow...

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    MPs, leaders, businesses, among grabbers

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:43am on March 15, 2020

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority has reclaimed 243.95 acres land of the Buriganga, Turag, Balu, Shitalakkhya and Dhaleswari by evicting over 9,200 buildings, factories and...