Meghna River

Meghna River

Salinity affects people and agriculture in Barisal

The Kirtankhola River is 21 km from Shaistabad in Barishal to Nalchity in Jhalokati. Then it flows into the Bay of Bengal through Bishkhali River

Crops burnt because of salinated water

River encroachment

Shitalakshya sees 50 accidents a year as river narrows

According to the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority, the river Shitalakshya was 780 meters wide at the estuary in 1960 and narrowed to 360 meters in 2020

Shitalakshya sees 50 accidents a year as river narrows

Freight vehicle catches fire on ferry

A freight vehicle on a ferry on the Meghna river was caught by fire Wednesday night on the Bhola-Laxmipur water route

Freight vehicle catches fire on ferry

Water crisis threatens life as natural sources dwindle

A country where of natural water sources are plenty, including rivers, streams, haors, wetlands, canals and channels, why is there a crisis of water?

Water crisis threatens life as natural sources dwindle

Illegal fish enclosures in Meghna river

Several hundreds of fish enclosures are visible along the Meghna river. The highest number of enclosures has been built in Nunertek area, known as a fish sanctuary.

Illegal fish enclosures in Meghna river

'Meghna being filled up to build power plant'

The Ashuganj Power Station Company Limited (APSCL) has been allegedly occupying the banks of the Meghna river and filling it up with sands

'Meghna being filled up to build power plant'

Reserach on hilsa

'Meghna hilsa is the best in the world'

Padma's hilsa is almost proverbially known as the tastiest of hilsa to be found, but a group of scientists have found that the hilsa from Meghna is best in both taste and nutrition.

Fishermen cast their net for hilsa in Meghna river in Madanpur, Daulatkhan, Bhola on 27 May.

Bodies of two missing fishermen recovered from Meghna

Police on Friday recovered bodies of two fishermen from Thengarchar area of Hatiya upazila in Noakhali.

Bodies of two missing fishermen recovered from Meghna

Flood situation likely to worsen in Ganges, Brahmaputra basins again

The overall flood situation in the Ganges and Brahmaputra basins may deteriorate again as the water levels of the rivers of the basins continue to rise due to the onrush of waters coming from the ...

Houses beside river Brahmaputra sit in floods amid deteriorating flood situation at Char Kalibari, Mymensingh, 25 July 2020
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