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    Minister deceives people about drinking water: activists

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on January 17, 2021

    Rights activists have criticised local government minister Md Tazul Islam for his interpretation of drinking water and drinkable water amid the Dhaka Water Supply and...

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    India seeks to engage bordering states in finalising deal 

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:10am on January 07, 2021

    The Indian government on Wednesday expressed intent to engage its states bordering with Bangladesh in the process of finalising a framework agreement on sharing of...

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    Dhaka WASA’s supply water failure worrying

    | Updated at 12:00am on January 06, 2021

    THE Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority chief has said that the agency supplies 10–13 per cent of its consumers with contaminated water. Such an...

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    10-13pc water contaminated, says DWASA MD

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:04am on January 05, 2021

    About 10 to 13 per cent of Dhaka city residents get contaminated water due to drainage line problems, said Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority...

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    Bangladesh-India water sharing on back burner again

    Shahidul Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 12:11am on December 18, 2020

    Bangladesh and India were once again back to square one in resolving the protracted disputes over sharing of several common rivers, including the Teesta, after...

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    Hydrocarbon deal likely, no water sharing in Hasina-Modi talks

    Shahidul  Islam Chowdhury | Updated at 11:56pm on December 11, 2020

    Bangladesh and India are likely to sign at least four instruments, including one on setting a framework for cooperation in the hydrocarbon sector, during a...

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    Perennial water crisis in Dhaka

    | Updated at 12:00am on November 09, 2020

    WATER crisis, an undeniable reality of Dhaka, has become evident again as people in many areas have reported that they are deprived of the supply...

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    Water crisis in parts of city deepens

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 01:25am on November 08, 2020

    Prevailing water crisis in different areas in the city deepened as the Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority did not take actions to solve the...

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    Protection of water bodies, greenery in DAP demanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:10am on November 03, 2020

    Environmentalists and experts in a webinar demanded ensuring adequate water bodies and greenery in the proposed Detailed Area Plan of Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha. Organised by...

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    Moon richer in water than once thought

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:57am on October 27, 2020

    There may be far more water on the Moon than previously thought, according to two studies published Monday raising the tantalising prospect that astronauts on...