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Speakers: Buriganga pollution needs...

Speakers: Buriganga pollution needs...

Bangladesh

Tue, Sep 14 2021

The river is being contaminated by industrial waste, waste from government organizations as well as household...

Cultural movement can save rivers, stop...

Cultural movement can save rivers

Environment

Tue, Jun 22 2021

Movement thru’ engaging local youths can help save rivers, speakers say

Police press charges against 11 over...

Police press charges against 11 over...

Bangladesh

Tue, Feb 23 2021

At least 34 people were killed in the horrific incident on June 29, 2020

Earning a living out of plastic...

Earning a living out of plastic...

Dhaka

Sat, Jan 16 2021

Workers pick up plastic chips and dry them under the sun on the bank of the Buriganga River in Dhaka....

ED: Cracking down on those who pollute...

ED: Cracking down on those who pollute...

Editorial

Tue, Jan 5 2021

Unless we can put an end to their activities, all rivers in Bangladesh could very well end up like the...

State Minister Khalid for private investment...

Khalid for pvt investment in...

Dhaka

Tue, Nov 10 2020

The government is thinking of resuming a modern water bus service in a circular way around the capital,...

High Court warns Dhaka Wasa MD about...

Buriganga pollution: HC warns Dhaka...

Court

Mon, Sep 14 2020

Wasa chief given one month to completely stop the dumping of industrial waste into the Buriganga

Buriganga launch capsize: Mayur-2 owner...

Buriganga launch capsize: Mayur-2 owner...

Court

Wed, Jul 29 2020

After hearing both sides, the judge granted bail to Mosaddek Hanif Soad upon a bond of Tk 20,000 with...

Prime minister's master plan to rescue...

Prime minister's master plan to rescue...

Dhaka

Mon, Jul 13 2020

The state minister mentioned there are many canals in and around Dhaka

Buriganga launch capsize: Mayur-2 owner...

Mayur-2 owner lands in jail after...

Court

Sun, Jul 12 2020

A Mayur-2 crewman is also behind bars after remand in the case

ED: Lives lost to human...

ED: Lives lost to human...

Editorial

Thu, Jul 2 2020

The onus on fully training up workers, so they can get proper licenses, lies on the vessel owners

‘Negligence of launch drivers led to...

‘Negligence led to Buriganga launch...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 30 2020

Everything will be made clear after probe teams submit their findings, officials say

Buriganga launch capsize death toll...

Buriganga launch capsize death toll...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 30 2020

CCTV footage shows that the Morning Bird capsized in seconds after the bigger launch, Mayur-2, crashed...

Holding onto a rod for dear life

Holding onto a rod for dear life

Dhaka

Tue, Jun 30 2020

Buriganga launch capsize survivor says it was only the Almighty who saved his life

Buriganga launch capsize: Fitness certificate...

Buriganga launch capsize: Fitness certificate...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 30 2020

At least 32 people died on Monday when a small launch sank in the Buriganga River after Mayur-2 crashed...

In pictures: Rescue operation  leads...

In pictures: Rescue operation leads...

Dhaka

Tue, Jun 30 2020

A Rescue Ship made a crack on the Postogola Bridge (China-Bangladesh Friendship Bridge-1) on Buriganga...

Postogola bridge over Buriganga severely...

Postogola bridge over Buriganga severely...

Dhaka

Tue, Jun 30 2020

All the four lanes of the bridge have been reopened on a limited scale after emergency repairs

River police files case against 7 people...

7 sued over Buriganga launch...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jun 30 2020

At least 32 people were killed in Monday's incident

Death in water and cracked hearts left...

Death in water and cracked hearts left...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 29 2020

Most of those who lost their lives in the tragedy hailed from different upazilas of Munshiganj

Mad race to anchor vessels leading to...

Mad race to anchor leading to accidents...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 29 2020

There are allegations that many drivers (masters) do not anchor their vessels at their designated place...

Divers rescue man alive from sunken...

Man found alive in sunken launch after...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 29 2020

ML Morning Bird had capsized after a bigger launch, named Mayur-2, crashed into it in the morning