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Buriganga

Buriganga

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

State minister avoids disclosing cause of Buriganga launch capsize

State minister for shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury on Tuesday said that if deaths in Buriganga launch capsize are proved as murder, the lawsuit filed over negligence will be considered as a murder ...

Bodies of the Buriganga launch capsize victims

Buriganga tragedy

Both launch masters were above 'permissible age'

Though a launch master cannot operate a water vessel if he is above 65, but the master of the launch, Morning Bird, that capsized after being hit by another in river Buriganga on 29 June, passed 70 ...

Rescue members bring bodies of victims on a boat after a passenger ferry capsized in the river Buriganga in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 29 June 2020.

Buriganga launch accident

Bring responsible ones to justice

Road, waterways—all the ways of communication have become highly unsafe for the people.

Rescue mission underway at river Buriganga on 29 June 2020.

Buriganga launch capsize death toll rises to 33

The death toll from the launch capsize in the Buriganga river climbed to 33 with the recovery of another body from the river near Shyambazar on Tuesday.

Divers trying to rescue the body of young boy from Buriganga river on 30 June, 2020.
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