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Mayur-2 sukani confesses in Buriganga...

Mayur-2 sukani confesses in Buriganga...

Dhaka

Sun, Jul 19 2020

Police say Mayur-2 master Abul Baser was not driving the launch when it rammed into Morning Bird

Buriganga launch capsize survivor back...

Launch capsize survivor back in...

Dhaka

Sun, Jul 5 2020

Hospital authorities block journalists’ access to Sumon Bepari, who was rescued 13 hours after...

State Minister Khalid Mahmud: Perpetrators...

'Perpetrators of Buriganga launch capsize...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 30 2020

At least 34 people were killed in a horrific collision between two launches on Buriganga River near Farashganj...

Buriganga launch capsize: Court wants...

Buriganga launch capsize: Court wants...

Court

Tue, Jun 30 2020

Dhaka Senior Judicial Magistrate Kamrunnaher Yeasmin passed the order on Tuesday after accepting the...

In pictures: 32 dead as launch sinks...

In pictures: Fatal launch crash

Image Gallery

Mon, Jun 29 2020

Thirty-two bodies were recovered as a launch named ML Morning Bird, carrying 50-60 passengers, sank near...

State Minister: Launch collision seems...

State Minister: Launch collision seemed...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 29 2020

Rescuers have recovered 30 bodies from the Buriganga River after a launch capsized following a collision...

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'

BIWTA knocks down parts of AL MP’s power...

BIWTA knocks down parts of AL MP’s power...

Dhaka

Tue, Mar 3 2020

According to officials, the power plant had illegally encroached around five acres of land that belong...

HC: It's time to declare Dhaka as ecologically...

HC: It's time to declare Dhaka as ecologically...

Court

Thu, Jan 23 2020

On December 8, 2019, the same bench ordered Dhaka Wasa to remove its sewerage lines connected to the...

3 electrocuted in Dhaka

3 electrocuted in Dhaka

Dhaka

Wed, Jan 22 2020

They were constructing pillars at a BIWTA construction site

4 bodies recovered after cargo sinks...

4 bodies recovered after cargo sinks...

Dhaka

Fri, Jan 3 2020

The sand-laden cargo was waiting for repair work

HC: Wasa must shut sewerage lines connected...

HC: Wasa must shut sewerage lines connected...

Court

Wed, Dec 4 2019

68 sewerage lines are directly connected to the river, it said

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