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    77pc capacity unutilised

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:38am on April 04, 2020

    About 70 per cent production capacity of the newly inaugurated Padma Treatment Plant remains unused when Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority. The plants is...

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    Water crisis multiplies plights of coastal people

    Manzur H Maswood, back from Khulna | Updated at 11:26pm on March 31, 2020

    After her marriage in 2000, Minoti Sarkar moved to Chalna, Dacope, to live with her husband, a goldsmith by profession. The couple has now two...

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    Climate change threatens water safety in Bangladesh

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:14am on March 22, 2020

    Climate change is threatening water safety in Bangladesh as saline water continues to cover more costal southern districts of the country, according to experts. Amid...

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    Access of the urban poor to basic needs must be ensured

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 18, 2020

    TENS of thousands of the urban poor, living in cities and towns, do not get the state support in their access to basic amenities such...

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    Reduction of water price demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:18am on March 17, 2020

    Bangladesh Samajtantrik Dal (Marxist) on Monday handed over a memorandum to the Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority managing director demanding reduction of water price...

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    Effective water governance needed to deter impending crisis

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 16, 2020

    UNPLANNED urbanisation coupled with climate change is likely to create water scarcity in Sylhet, as a research shows, unless the government takes early mitigation strategies....

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    Parties demand withdrawal of decisions

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on March 02, 2020

    Different left and progressive political parties on Sunday staged separate demonstrations in Dhaka demanding withdrawal of the recent government decisions to increase power and water...

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    Govt burdens poor, fixed-income people with price increase

    | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2020

    CONSUMERS having to pay their electric bill at a higher rate that enters into force today, keeping to the decision that the Energy Regulatory Commission...

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    Indonesia official in hot water over ‘pool pregnancy’ claims

    Agence France-Presse . Jakarta | Updated at 11:22pm on February 27, 2020

    An Indonesian official is facing possible sanctions Thursday after she warned women they could get pregnant by swimming in a pool where a man with...

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    Aminul Haque new DG of BWDB

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:13am on February 16, 2020

    AM Aminul Haque has been promoted to the post of director general of the Bangladesh Water Development Board on Thursday. Prior to the post, he...