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Buriganga

Buriganga

Buriganga and Turag

River boundary pillars wrongly positioned

Large parts of the rivers Buriganga and Turag are on the brink of being occupied because BIWTA has wrongly positioned boundary pillars while demarcating the river boundaries around Dhaka

BIWTA has wrongly positioned boundary pillars while demarcating the rivers around Dhaka. This picture is taken at the bank of Turag river in Mirpur

BIWTA demolishes signboard on Buriganga land grabbed by Haji Salim’s son

BIWTA carried out an eviction drive on Sunday, removing illegal structures along the banks of the river Buriganga at Modhyer Char Kheyaghat area of Keraniganj

BIWTA carries out an eviction drive on banks of Buriganga river on Sunday

Remove illegal structures on Buriganga, punish encroachers

BIWTA had carried out several drives in the past to remove illegal structures along the rivers, but the influential encroachers remain undeterred, using loopholes in the law and their muscle to ...

Unauthorised structures along Buriganga river

Haji Salim knocks down illegal structure on encroached land

Dhaka-7 lawmaker Haji Salim erected a construction grabbing land of Buriganga river in Old Dhaka’s Showari Ghat area. The land was grabbed by erecting signboard of Madina water tank, a business of ...

Dhaka-7 lawmaker Haji Salim erected a construction grabbing land of Buriganga river in Old Dhaka’s Showari Ghat area. The structure has been demolished recently

Plastic pollution in Dhaka

30,000 tonnes of plastic in 4 rivers

A Waste Concern survey reports that 92 per cent of masks and gloves used by people are dumped into drains, canals and lakes, and end up in the rivers.

Plastic bags floatin the Buriganga river in Dhaka on 21 January 2020.

WASA MD not implementing 2011 order on Buriganga pollution: HC

The High Court on Monday asked the managing director of Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (WASA) Taksim A Khan to implement its 2011 order to take steps to prevent the pollution of the Buriganga ...

HC hands over life time imprisonment to three convicted over Commorade Golam Rabbani murder case. File photo

Mayur-2 assistant master remanded over Buriganga launch capsize

A Dhaka court on Friday placed an assistant master of MV Mayur -2 on a three-day remand in a negligent death case filed over the drowning of ML Morning Bird on 29 June.

Bodies of the Buriganga launch capsize victims.

Buriganga launch capsize: Moyur-2 launch master arrested

Members of the Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) arrested the master of Moyur-2 launch from Dakhshin Keraniganj, Dhaka, early Monday in connection with Buriganga launch capsize that killed 34 people on 29 ...

Bodies of the Buriganga launch capsize victims.

Buriganga launch capsize

Mayur-2 launch owner on 3-day remand

A Dhaka court on Thursday put Mosaddek, the owner of Mayur-2 launch, on a three-day remand in connection with the launch capsize in the Buriganga River last month, reports UNB.

 Mayur-2 launch owner on 3-day remand

Accused in Buriganga launch capsize put on 3-day remand

A Dhaka court on Tuesday sent a staff of ‘Mayur-2’ launch, arrested in connection with the Buriganga launch capsize, on a three-day remand

Dead bodies are seen piled up on a boat after a passenger ferry capsized in the river Buriganga in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on 29 June 2020
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