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Two dead in speedboat-trawler collision...

Speedboat-trawler collision leaves 2...

Nation

Sun, Oct 31 2021

The incident left three others injured

Meghna erosion devours lands, displaces...

Meghna erosion displaces thousands in...

Nation

Sat, Aug 28 2021

Excess salinity in tidal water has only added to locals’ woes, increasing risks of waterborne...

Bangladesh, India urged to cooperate...

Bangladesh, India urged to cooperate...

Bangladesh

Sat, Jun 26 2021

It is estimated that more than 50 million people in Bangladesh and India depend on the ecosystem services...

Ecnec approves Tk3,089.97C Meghna River...

Ecnec approves Tk3,089.97C river bank...

Economy

Tue, Jun 1 2021

A total of nine projects were approved on Tuesday involving an overall estimated cost of Tk5,239.62...

Ferry catches fire in mid-river: 5-member...

Ferry catches fire in mid-river: Probe...

Nation

Fri, Apr 9 2021

The committee has been asked to submit its report within seven working days

Coast Guard detains 15 suspected...

Coast Guard detains 15 suspected...

Nation

Tue, Mar 23 2021

Five locally made sharp weapons recovered

Fisherman killed during police raid...

Fisherman killed during police raid...

Nation

Tue, Mar 16 2021

The incident occurred when a patrol team of the river police spotted a group of fishermen catching jatka...

In Pictures: Catch me a catch

In Pictures: Catch me a catch

D2

Fri, Oct 16 2020

A diet of fish and rice is so intrinsically linked to the Bangali identity that ‘maache bhaate...

Meghna-Dhonagoda dyke collapses in...

Meghna-Dhonagoda dyke collapses in...

Nation

Sun, Sep 20 2020

On Friday night, cracks started developing on the 200-metres main embankment along the Meghna River at...

Integrated policy approach needed for...

Integrated policy approach needed for...

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 19 2020

Harmonized regional policies can also strengthen ecological resilience of rivers

421C project to save Chandpur town awaits...

421C project to save Chandpur town awaits...

Nation

Thu, Aug 20 2020

A 25-metre area along the river has already gone into the gorge of the mighty Meghna while another 100...

Fishing prohibited in Padma-Meghna

Fishing prohibited in Padma-Meghna

Bangladesh

Sat, Feb 29 2020

Two months' ban to ensure ilish growth

1 killed in Meghna launch

1 killed in Meghna launch

Nation

Sat, Dec 7 2019

Poor visibility is likely to have played a key role in the collision

3 go missing as vessel sinks in...

3 go missing as vessel sinks in...

Nation

Sun, Nov 17 2019

Eight vessels were seized for violating laws

1,200kg of jatka recovered in

1,200kg of jatka recovered in

Nation

Thu, Nov 14 2019

In total, the recovered ilish jatka would cost Tk600,000 if they were sold in markets

Fisherman killed, 4 others missing as...

Fisherman killed, 4 others missing as...

Nation

Sun, Nov 10 2019

They were returning home after selling Hilsa fish in Barisal markets

ADB: Strict supervision required to...

ADB: Strict supervision required to...

Nation

Wed, Aug 21 2019

Enforcement by government necessary to avoid pollution

Part of Chandpur town protective embankment...

Part of Chandpur town protective embankment...

Nation

Sun, Aug 4 2019

The local administration has disconnected gas and power connections to the affected area

Meghna River erosion: People in Lakshmipur...

Meghna River erosion: People in Lakshmipur...

Nation

Sun, Jul 14 2019

The construction work began in 2013, and was expected to be completed by 2017

Regional cooperation  makes it...

Regional cooperation makes it...

Editorial

Fri, Jun 14 2019

Increased connectivity will remain key in the coming years

Meghna-Gomti link dredging work may...

Meghna-Gomti link dredging work may...

South Asia

Wed, Jun 12 2019

The Joint Technical Committee has proposed 15 km of the waterway be dredged