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River Fest to be observed November 27...

River Fest to be observed Nov 27

Dhaka

Wed, Nov 10 2021

Experts, activists need to be included in programs to stop pollution

Mayor Taposh: Central business district...

Taposh: CBD to be built at...

Dhaka

Sat, Nov 6 2021

To implement the plan, DSCC has to reclaim Buriganga from illegal encroachments

Boat race in Buriganga marks PM Hasina's...

Boat race in Buriganga on PM's...

Dhaka

Wed, Sep 29 2021

Eleven teams participated in the race from Kamrangirchar Dhora ghat to Jamal School Ghat

Community leaders pledge to protect...

Community leaders unite to protect...

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 18 2021

Waterkeepers Bangladesh has been working to make the Buriganga pollution-free since 2009

Experts: Increasing youth engagement...

Experts: Increasing youth engagement...

Bangladesh

Tue, Aug 31 2021

Over 200 tannery industries in Hazaribagh and 100 dyeing factories in Shyampur cause about 50% of the...

Navy divers recover body from...

Navy divers recover body from...

Bangladesh

Mon, Aug 2 2021

Three people were walking on the Pantoon adjacent to Lalkhuti ghat when they fell in the river

Boatman recounts journey to Banani by...

Boatman recounts journey to Banani by...

Dhaka

Tue, Jun 8 2021

Land grabbers are killing off Dhaka’s rivers by erecting illegal establishments, speakers say at...

High Court orders DoE to file cases...

Buriganga Pollution: HC orders to sue...

Court

Sun, Jan 3 2021

‘The DoE has closed the plants twice, but they resumed their operations’

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