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BIWTA defies pressure from lawmaker,...

BIWTA defies pressure from lawmaker,...

Dhaka

Wed, Mar 4 2020

'We will not obey your instruction, and not stop our work under duress'

Launch services resume after 36hrs

Launch services resume after 36hrs

Nation

Mon, Nov 11 2019

Cyclonic storm Bulbul left a trail of destruction in its wake

Poor navigability disrupts water transport...

Poor navigability disrupts water transport...

Nation

Thu, Nov 7 2019

There are 78 rivers in the division and 25 of them have dried up while 10 are on the verge of dying,...

BIWTA to launch water buses for crossing...

BIWTA to launch water buses for crossing...

Dhaka

Thu, Sep 12 2019

Four water buses will be used for crossing Buriganga

BIWTA suspends water transport services...

BIWTA suspends water transport services...

Nation

Thu, May 2 2019

The Mongla and Payra maritime ports have been advised to hoist danger signal no. seven

Protests in South Keraniganj against...

Protests in South Keraniganj against...

Dhaka

Tue, Mar 12 2019

Garment traders, boat owners and workers stage demonstration

BIWTA to add 12 more excavators by...

BIWTA to add 12 more excavators by...

Dhaka

Tue, Mar 5 2019

The move is aimed to expedite and bolster the BIWTA’s river safety drives across the country

BIWTA to begin second phase of eviction...

BIWTA to begin second phase of eviction...

Dhaka

Tue, Mar 5 2019

BIWTA will be conducting the second phase of the drives on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until March...

‘BCL man’ halts BIWTA drive, key official...

‘BCL man’ halts BIWTA drive, key official...

Dhaka

Wed, Feb 20 2019

BIWTA Joint Director AKM Arif Hossain was summoned to his office during the crackdown

Anti-river grabbing raid stalled while...

Anti-river grabbing raid stalled while...

Nation

Thu, Feb 14 2019

'Kazol made us stop the drive and we were receiving phone calls from different quarters, with the...

BIWTA demolishes 118 establishments,...

BIWTA demolishes 118 establishments,...

Nation

Tue, Feb 12 2019

The drive to demolish illegal establishments along the Buriganga River began at about 10am

Mission: Freeing rivers from...

Mission: Freeing rivers from...

Nation

Thu, Feb 7 2019

A recent High Court order also made river land grabbers ineligible for bank loans and election...

Poor navigability stops northbound cargo...

Poor navigability stops northbound cargo...

Business

Sat, Feb 24 2018

The navigability of the Jamuna has been the lowest at Petkhola and Nagarbari of Pabna district, and in...

Water transport services on all routes...

Water transport services on all routes...

Bangladesh

Mon, May 29 2017

At present, a total of 295 vessels operate on different river routes across the country

Storm suspends water transports...

Storm suspends water transports...

Bangladesh

Mon, Apr 24 2017

'Water transport has been suspended from 10am to 2pm for bad weather'

Rapid Pass project shows sluggish...

Rapid Pass project shows sluggish...

Development

Sun, Feb 5 2017

The Rapid Pass project to enable commuters to pay fares while travelling though a smart card was scheduled...

Khaleda allowed more time in graft...

Khaleda allowed more time in graft...

Court

Thu, Dec 8 2016

The High Court has adjourned proceedings in a graft case against opposition BNP leader Khaleda Zia

Slum people foil BIWTA eviction drive...

Slum people foil BIWTA eviction drive...

Uncategorized

Sat, Dec 3 2016

The eviction drive was forced to stop within half an hour, as the residents of the slum became violent,...

River re-demarcation stalled due to...

River re-demarcation stalled due to...

Bangladesh

Mon, Oct 17 2016

All the initiatives to reclaim the rivers surrounding the capital are at present limited to repeated...

Don’t risk lives on the waterways

Don’t risk lives on the waterways

Editorial

Sun, Sep 11 2016

Let us not repeat the tragedies of the past. Needless deaths occur in launch disasters every year, deaths...

Rising water level raises safety concerns...

Rising water level raises safety concerns...

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 10 2016

As the homebound rush gains momentum ahead of Eid-ul-Azha, experts as well as passengers taking water...