Sunday, 28 November 2021
When will the concerned authorities follow the HC order to protect rivers?
The High Court has directed a full report on all the existing rivers in the country, the river encroachers in the various divisions and steps taken by the government to recover river land
23 Nov 2021, 14:46
'Trash music': Turkish band recycles rubbish into sounds
Fungistanbul, a trio that began experimenting with a sound they call "Trash Oriental" in 2019, have joined a growing global movement of groups that bang, strum and blow into things they find in ...
18 Nov 2021, 13:14
Another dead dolphin found in Halda River
Another dolphin was found dead in the Halda River in Hathazari upazila of Chattogram district on Monday
04 Oct 2021, 20:28
Public health threatened
'Toxic river water enters groundwater'
Along with the advancement of economy, the country is also seeing rapid urbanisation and industrialisation. But there is little being done to protect the environment and manage waste
27 Sep 2021, 19:05
'Karnaphuli shrinks due to encroachment'
The Karnaphuli river has shrunk due to illegal occupation. The Chaktai canal beside the Chawkbazar and Ghatfarhadbeg area, once the centre point of business, looks like a drain nowadays. Instead of ...
26 Sep 2021, 21:58
Tannery waste dumped into the river: Polluters must be punished
Prothom Alo investigations have found several tannery owners in the Savar Tannery Industrial Estate dumping untreated waste into Dhaleshwari river though pipes at night
17 Sep 2021, 14:17
Circular waterbus service a glaring example of failure and inefficiency
The government lunched circular waterbus services in Buriganga with much enthusiasm in 2004 . In a sense this project is almost dead. Eleven out of 12 waterbuses lie idle and one carries passenger ...
20 Jun 2021, 17:15
Dhaka four rivers: No effective measures to stop pollution
Water quality of the Dhaka rivers is much lower than the standard to support aquatic lives
06 Jun 2021, 17:22
US, UK fund for reduction of Dhaka’s river pollution
The USA and the UK have cofounded an advocacy project with the Dhaka north and south city corporations to reduce river pollution in Dhaka district
07 May 2021, 21:49
50 accidents in one year
Step up supervision of river routes
The main cause of the accidents on the river Shitalakshya is that the river has drastically narrowed down. Then there is the reckless speed of the vessels, the pillars of the under-construction ...
17 Apr 2021, 15:40