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River Pollution

River Pollution

Rivers must not be ultimate destination of mask, gloves wastes

The High Court in 2019 declared the rivers as living beings, which means, the legal rights of rivers have been acknowledged. But disposal of hundreds of millions of masks and gloves in the rivers ...

Rivers must not be ultimate destination of mask, gloves wastes

Indigenous fishes release record eggs in Halda river

Halda river expert Monjurul Kibria told the news agency that the fry-collectors collected over 25,600 kilogram of eggs in the early hours of Friday, which is record amount in the last 20 years

Indigenous fishes release record eggs in Halda river

Novel virus evokes novel concern for rivers

COVID-19 has increased the use of gloves and masks by the citizens significantly. During the lockdown, the solid waste management of the city corporation has become ill-efficient. Most of this used ...

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Govt, influential quarters grab Puratan Brahmaputra land

The commission revealed that there are more than 2000 illegal structures on the river and canal land across the district, including 1500 in the sadar upazila alone

Govt, influential quarters grab Puratan Brahmaputra land

158 rivers dry up in 57 years

Rivers are drying up, polluted and dying. Commitment and pledges to protect the rivers are nothing new, but action is absent.

Predicament of Bhairab river in Jessore town

Laos’ preparations underway to build largest dam on Southeast Asia’s most vital waterway Mekong

On a wide bank of the Mekong River, yellow markers and visits by surveyors show preparations underway to build Laos’ third and largest dam on Southeast Asia’s most vital waterway.About an ...

Laos’ preparations underway to build largest dam on Southeast Asia’s most vital waterway Mekong

Work to cut pollution to begin soon: LGRD minister

The government will procure 20 sweeping trucks to reduce the air pollution in the capital, said LGRD and cooperatives minister Md Tazul Islam on Saturday.He said this while speaking at the ...

Work to cut pollution to begin soon: LGRD minister

2 bodies recovered in Padma trawler capsize

The bodies of two workers, who remained missing after a stone-laden trawler sank in the Padma River at Debgram Kawaljani in Goalanda upazila of Rajbari on Friday afternoon, were recovered on Sunday, ...

2 bodies recovered in Padma trawler capsize

4 missing as trawler sinks in Padma river

Four workers have been missing after a stone-laden trawler sank in the river Padma near Antar crossing in Rajbari sadar upazila on Friday afternoon, reports news agency UNB.The missing were ...

4 missing as trawler sinks in Padma river

Nabaganga river gets new life

The frail Nabaganga river flowing through Jhenaidah district was barely recognisable only a few days back when it was covered with water hyacinths and other floating materials.But the river has made ...

Nabaganga river gets new life
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