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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

Horrific launch collision leaves 32...

Horrific launch collision leaves 32...

Bangladesh

Mon, Jun 29 2020

●    One rescued alive from capsized vessel after 13 hours●    20 swim...

Indiscriminate waste dumping continues...

Indiscriminate waste dumping continues...

Environment

Wed, Jun 17 2020

A floating waste island is developing at Baganbari point of the river

Sweet mayhem at the Keraniganj...

Sweet mayhem at the Keraniganj...

Image Gallery

Wed, Jan 22 2020

If one approaches the Keraniganj bank of the Buriganga, they would be privy to bustling sounds of metal...

Let’s not wait till the rivers run...

Let’s not wait till the rivers run...

Editorial

Tue, Nov 19 2019

In previous years, efforts to clean up our rivers have been ineffective 

Home minister warns against grabbing...

Home minister warns against grabbing...

Dhaka

Sat, Jul 6 2019

The government has undertaken a project to protect rivers

‘16,400km waterways lost due to...

‘16,400km waterways lost due to...

Nation

Sun, Jun 23 2019

The total river routes of the country were 24,000  before 1960