On December 8, 2019, the same bench ordered Dhaka Wasa to remove its sewerage lines connected to the...
They were constructing pillars at a BIWTA construction site
The sand-laden cargo was waiting for repair work
68 sewerage lines are directly connected to the river, it said
198 illegal establishments demolished on Tuesday
Boat operators cannot, under any circumstances, be allowed to play with people’s lives
The Buriganga was in its death throes decades ago. Today, its blackened carcass still hosts tons of toxic...
There is still some chance of reversing this tragedy
Several BIWTA officials derisively refer to the Buriganga as “the largest sewer in the...
Bodies of all six people who were missing after the incident have been recovered
Bodies of five people found so far, another still missing
Earlier, 1,199 illegal established were demolished in the first and second phases of the drive
Police say efforts are underway to determine the identities of the dead men
Where did it go so wrong?
Saving our rivers is a more important goal that short-term profit, or petty political interests
'Even though there was a High Court order to protect rivers, the government and people with vested interests...
Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) has been asked to prevent pollution and remove wastes...
The Bangladesh Meteorological Department said rain that began on Tuesday will continue until the first...
No causality has been reported yet
It is not an option to turn our back on the Buriganga, no matter how daunting it may seem to try to clean...
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