River

7th Int’l Water Conference

Rivers influence geopolitics in South Asia: Shahidul Haque

It is important to keep in mind about the people and the environment along the river when it comes to adopting any master plan for the river, said Tuhin Wadud

Rivers influence geopolitics in South Asia: Shahidul Haque

Interview

Biodiversity at stake in Halda river

Halda river is one of the most prominent fish breeding grounds in the country. However, the restrictions given by the fisheries and livestock ministry are being overlooked

Md Manjurul Kibria

At least 15 missing as trawler capsized in Narayanganj

Although many of the passengers managed to swim ashore or got to the river banks through other vessels, at least 15 of them went missing

Relatives of the missing passengers wait on the banks of Dhaleshwari river on 5 January, 2022

Jhalakathi launch fire

Probe committee gets more days to submit report

The shipping ministry formed the seven-member probe committee on 24 December asking it to submit its report within three working days

The charred launch, MV Avijan-10

Investigation committee on Jhalakathi launch fire formed

Many are still missing in the fire at a Barguna-bound launch in Sugandha river

Relatives of the launch passengers gather on the banks of Sugandha river on 24 December 2021

At least 16 bodies found as launch catches fire mid-river

At least 16 dead bodies have been recovered as a Barguna bound launch caught fire mid-river in Jhalakthi at around 3:00am on Friday

At least 16 bodies found as launch catches fire mid-river

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

When will the concerned authorities follow the HC order to protect rivers?

DSCC's Tk 9.45b project to save four canals awaits govt's approval: Taposh

A project taken by Dhaka South City Corporation (DSCC) involving Taka 9.45 billion to re-excavate and protect four major canals and its seven branches from illegal encroachment awaits government ...

DSCC's Tk 9.45b project to save four canals awaits govt's approval: Taposh

Illegal sand extraction

100 acres of land dissolve into Nabganga river in Narail

About 100 acres of arable land in Hasla area of Babla-Hasla union of Kalia upazila of Narail has been swallowed by the Nabaganga river due to illegal sand extraction by dredger, according to locals.

100 acres of land dissolve into Nabganga river in Narail

Speedboats without registration, drivers without training

More than 2,000 speedboats are operated for passenger transportation on various waterways across the country and only 569 of them are registered with the shipping department, according to sources and ...

Speedboats without registration, drivers without training
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