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Water levels receding in major rivers...

Water levels receding in major...

Bangladesh

Sat, Sep 11 2021

Apart from two rivers, water levels have reduced in all the major rivers of the country, says the flood...

PM Hasina asks officials to tackle...

PM Hasina asks officials to tackle...

Bangladesh

Mon, Sep 6 2021

The prime minister advises everyone to be prepared as water levels in the Padma and the Jamuna river...

9 districts likely to face worsening...

Parts of Bangladesh brace for worsening...

Nation

Sat, Aug 28 2021

Some new areas have been flooded, leaving nearly 25,000 people marooned

Ilish prices rise as catch from the...

Ilish prices rise as catch from the...

Nation

Thu, Aug 26 2021

Traders claim some 2,000 maunds of ilish arrived at the market but the supply is less than that of last...

People marooned, continue to suffer...

People marooned, continue to suffer...

Nation

Mon, Aug 23 2021

Only 100 packets of food items were allocated to the 3,500 families that were stranded in Char Madhabdia...

Water level in rivers continue to rise...

Water level in rivers continue to rise...

Nation

Mon, Aug 23 2021

Flood situation in Kurigram, Sirajganj, Pabna, Kushtia, Manikganj, Rajbari, Faridpur, and Shariatpur...

Flood: Thousands stranded at...

Flood: Thousands stranded at...

Nation

Sun, Aug 22 2021

Many have left home and taken shelter in the houses of their relatives

Padma crosses danger marks; flood likely...

Padma crosses danger marks; flood likely...

Nation

Fri, Aug 20 2021

Meanwhile, in Faridpur, low lying areas in the 13 unions of five upazilas have been flooded, destroying...

Padma, Jamuna water levels rise, floods...

Rising water levels in rivers flood...

Nation

Wed, Aug 18 2021

Nearly 60,000 families in the various districts and upazilas of Rajshahi division are waterlogged

Tagore’s historic Kuthibari is threatened...

Tagore’s historic Kuthibari is threatened...

Nation

Wed, Aug 18 2021

The government had taken steps to protect the Kuthibari from river erosion in 2018 by building an embankment...

What is the government doing to protect...

What is the government doing to protect...

Bangladesh

Tue, Aug 17 2021

Lighted buoys floated, ferries to be upgraded, operators to be under army surveillance

Authorities float lighted buoy to protect...

Authorities float lighted buoy to protect...

Nation

Sun, Aug 15 2021

Plans to place spherical buoy after conducting hydrographic survey on Monday

Hundreds of vehicles stranded on Shimulia-Banglabazar...

Hundreds of vehicles stranded on Shimulia-Banglabazar...

Nation

Thu, Aug 12 2021

Heavy vehicles (passenger and freight) are not being allowed on the Shimulia-Banglabazar ferries until...

Padma swallows 16 homes in under 10...

Padma swallows 16 homes in under 10...

Bangladesh

Tue, Jul 13 2021

The Majid Sheikh para was already vulnerable to erosion due to lack of prior embankment protection measures...

Padma river embankment in Faridpur risks...

Padma embankment risks catastrophic...

Nation

Thu, Jul 8 2021

The three-kilometre-long embankment was constructed on the bank of the Padma river at a cost of Tk144...

Microbus falls into Padma, driver...

Microbus falls into Padma, driver...

Nation

Tue, May 11 2021

The microbus heading towards Dhaka fell into the Padma River while getting on a ferry

Speedboat owner arrested over fatal...

Speedboat owner held over crash

Nation

Sun, May 9 2021

At least 26 people died on May 3 when a speedboat capsized in Padma River after colliding with a sand-laden...

In pictures: Chaos reigns as authorities...

In pictures: Chaos reigns as authorities...

Image Gallery

Sat, May 8 2021

Amid a mad rush of holidaymakers, ferry services on busy Paturia-Daulatdia and Shimulia-Banglabazar routes...

‘Lodge murder case, compensate families...

‘Lodge murder case, compensate families...

Bangladesh

Mon, May 3 2021

At least 26 people died when a speedboat sank in the Padma River near Kathalbari Ferry ghat in Shibchar...

60-day ban on fishing in Meghna, Padma...

60-day fishing ban in Meghna,

Nation

Mon, Mar 1 2021

During the period, catching all sorts of fish will be totally prohibited in five ilish sanctuaries in...

Khalid Mahmud: Padma Bridge is response...

'Padma Bridge a response to all...

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 10 2020

The Padma Bridge is the largest construction infrastructure since the independence of Bangladesh