• Images

    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...

  • Images

    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...

  • Images

    New body to protect rivers, nat’l interests launched

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:32am on March 13, 2020

    The problems over common rivers between Bangladesh and India are not natural, but political, said Dhaka University emeritus professor and social thinker Serajul Islam Choudhury...

  • Images

    One-third river demarcation pillars installed: state minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:37am on March 11, 2020

    State minister for shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Tuesday said that 3,000 out of 10,000 demarcation pillars had already been installed on the banks of...

  • Images

    Khalid urges river border pillar works completion in time

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:23am on March 09, 2020

    State minister of shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Sunday requested the authorities concerned to complete the construction work of border pillars, walkways and jetties and...

  • Images

    A collective failure about river protection, largely, mostly

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 08, 2020

    A COLLECTIVE failure comes to the forefront when it comes to issues of river conservation. The High Court — which on February 3, 2019 issued...

  • Images

    High Court directives to save Bangladesh rivers ignored

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:07am on March 07, 2020

    The High Court directives issued to protect the country’s rivers from grabbing and pollution have largely remained ignored by the ministries and agencies concerned in...

  • Images

    River reclamation drive mustn’t run into any glitches

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 06, 2020

    A RULING Awami League lawmaker trying to stop an eviction drive of the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority that is reclaiming the grabbed land of...

  • Images

    Body formed to relocate religious establishments

    Ershad Kamol   | Updated at 12:23am on February 20, 2020

    An inter-ministerial committee was formed on Wednesday to prepare a report on relocation of 113 religious establishments and educational institution developed illegally grabbing rivers around...

  • Images

    ACC asks govt to take action against river grabbers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on February 14, 2020

    The Anti-Corruption Commission on Thursday asked the government to rescue the rivers and to take action against the river grabbers across the country. The commission...