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Tale of Teesta

Tale of Teesta

Teesta bridge cost increases even before project starts

The Teesta bridge project term has ended even before work on it could commence. The term of the project has been extended and the costs have been increased by Tk 1.55 billion

River Teesta

Feni river belongs to Bangladesh, says Fakhrul

Bangladesh Nationalist Party secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Saturday said Bangladesh’s long-pending problems with India could not be resolved as the current government has no ...

Feni river belongs to Bangladesh, says Fakhrul

Indian FS discusses Rohingya, but no progress on Teesta

India is working hard internally to resolve the outstanding issues with Bangladesh, reports UNB quoting India’s visiting foreign secretary Vijay Keshav Gokhale, reports UNB.However, there is no ...

Indian FS discusses Rohingya, but no progress on Teesta

Teesta, Rohingya in focus as Dhaka-Delhi talks begin

Bangladesh and India are discussing the whole range of bilateral issues, including the much-sought Teesta water-sharing and Rohingya issues, at the official talks being held in Dhaka on Monday, ...

Teesta, Rohingya in focus as Dhaka-Delhi talks begin

Tale of Teesta

Teesta’s deep water dilemma

Relations between Bangladesh and India may be at an all-time high, but Teesta remains a bone of contention. Two prime ministers of India had promised Bangladesh its due share of the river’s waters, ...

Teesta’s deep water dilemma

Tale of Teesta

A Teesta deal surely by 2018, foretells minister

Dhaka has failed to secure a water-sharing treaty on the Teesta river despite almost three decades of effort. Such an agreement could have ensured availability of Teesta waters on the Bangladesh side ...

A Teesta deal surely by 2018, foretells minister

Tale of Teesta

More sand than water in Teesta

Hossain Ali, an octogenarian, lives in Dahagram, on the bank of the river Teesta. "There is less water in the river, which makes the land dry. Cultivation gets more difficult," he said on 29 April ...

More sand than water in Teesta

Tale of Teesta

It’s India which should take the decision

Bangladesh’s prime minister Sheikh Hasina, before the end of her trip to India, and also when she returned to Dhaka, told the media rather ironically, “I wanted Teesta’s water, but didi [Mamata ...

It’s India which should take the decision
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