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BIWTA drive to evict illegal structures...

BIWTA drive to evict illegal structures...

Dhaka

Wed, Jul 3 2019

198 illegal establishments demolished on Tuesday

Making our waterways safe

Making our waterways safe

Editorial

Sun, Jun 23 2019

Boat operators cannot, under any circumstances, be allowed to play with people’s lives

In pictures: Black tides of...

In pictures: Black tides of...

Image Gallery

Sun, May 19 2019

The Buriganga was in its death throes decades ago. Today, its blackened carcass still hosts tons of toxic...

A black river runs through it

A black river runs through it

Editorial

Sun, May 19 2019

There is still some chance of reversing this tragedy

Buriganga: The world’s largest...

Buriganga: The world’s largest...

Dhaka

Sat, May 18 2019

Several BIWTA officials derisively refer to the Buriganga as “the largest sewer in the...

Buriganga boat capsize: Another body...

Buriganga boat capsize: Another body...

Dhaka

Sun, Mar 10 2019

Bodies of all six people who were missing after the incident have been recovered

4 more bodies of Buriganga boat capsize...

4 more bodies of Buriganga boat capsize...

Dhaka

Sat, Mar 9 2019

Bodies of five people found so far, another still missing

124 more illegal structures demolished...

124 more illegal structures demolished...

Dhaka

Thu, Feb 14 2019

Earlier, 1,199 illegal established were demolished in the first and second phases of the drive

Two bodies recovered from

Two bodies recovered from

Dhaka

Fri, Jan 11 2019

Police say efforts are underway to determine the identities of the dead men

The pursuit of happiness … in

The pursuit of happiness … in

Opinion

Fri, Aug 10 2018

Where did it go so wrong?

Getting tough on  grabbers and...

Getting tough on grabbers and...

Editorial

Fri, Jul 27 2018

Saving our rivers is a more important goal that short-term profit, or petty political interests

Nobody listens to the PM when it comes...

Nobody listens to the PM when it comes...

Dhaka

Fri, Jan 26 2018

'Even though there was a High Court order to protect rivers, the government and people with vested interests...

'Removal of Hazaribagh tannery cut Buriganga...

'Removal of Hazaribagh tannery cut Buriganga...

Dhaka

Sat, Sep 23 2017

Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) has been asked to prevent pollution and remove wastes...

A week of heavy rain predicted, chance...

A week of heavy rain predicted, chance...

Dhaka

Wed, Aug 23 2017

The Bangladesh Meteorological Department said rain that began on Tuesday will continue until the first...

Trawler capsizes in Buriganga, many...

Trawler capsizes in Buriganga, many...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 13 2017

No causality has been reported yet

Can we still save the Buriganga?

Can we still save the Buriganga?

Editorial

Sat, Mar 4 2017

It is not an option to turn our back on the Buriganga, no matter how daunting it may seem to try to clean...

Can we still save the Buriganga?

Can we still save the Buriganga?

Uncategorized

Sat, Mar 4 2017

It is not an option to turn our back on the Buriganga, no matter how daunting it may seem to try to clean...

Citizens form human chain to save Buriganga...

Citizens form human chain to save Buriganga...

Environment

Fri, Mar 3 2017

The current state of the Buriganga was not a sudden development, but the result of more than two decades...

Save our rivers before it is too...

Save our rivers before it is too...

Editorial

Thu, Dec 22 2016

We have made mistakes in the way we have treated our rivers so far. Let us not continue to make those...

One-armed body found in floating...

One-armed body found in floating...

Crime

Tue, Dec 13 2016

An unidentified body of a physically challenged one-armed man, aged about 32, was found tied in a sack...

Protect our rivers

Protect our rivers

Editorial

Wed, Dec 7 2016

It is high time that polluters paid the price for the damage they have caused