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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

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...