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ED: The need for sustainable...

ED: The need for sustainable...

Editorial

Sat, Oct 10 2020

As we develop economically as a nation, we should not forget to develop the lives of people along the...

300 million delta dwellers vulnerable...

Delta dwellers vulnerable to cyclones,...

World

Wed, Sep 30 2020

Deltas occupy just over 0.5% of Earth's land mass, but are home to nearly 5% of the planet's...

Call to protect rivers from encroachment,...

Call to protect rivers from encroachment,...

Nation

Sun, Sep 27 2020

The zoologist also urged people living upstream and downstream of rivers to raise their voice against...

Water level in Ganges basin continues...

Water level in Ganges unsteady

Nation

Tue, Sep 22 2020

Local administration continuously distributing relief materials in the worst-affected areas since the...

Unheard cries of drowning deepens with...

Unheard cries of drowning deepens with...

Bangladesh

Wed, Aug 26 2020

Drowning is an under-recognized global public health issue causing an estimated 322,000 deaths each year,...

Rivers surrounding Dhaka on the...

Rivers surrounding Dhaka on the...

Dhaka

Thu, Aug 20 2020

Rising water level in 2/3 monitoring stations brings with it a fear of another wave of flood just as...

OP-ED: Remote sensing for sustainable...

OP-ED: Remote sensing for sustainable...

Shishir Reza

Thu, Jul 16 2020

How we can better estimate environmental changes

River ports asked to hoist warning signal...

River ports asked to hoist warning signal...

Bangladesh

Wed, Apr 8 2020

Rain or thundershowers is likely to occur at one or two places over Rajshahi, Dhaka, Khulna, Barisal,...

Reversing the damage

Reversing the damage

Opinion

Sat, Feb 29 2020

This is the kind of action that we have been asking for

Before our rivers run dry

Before our rivers run dry

Md Zakir Hossain

Mon, Feb 17 2020

Are the current legal measures enough to save our rivers? 

Drive against river, wetland encroachment...

Drive against river, wetland encroachment...

Bangladesh

Fri, Feb 14 2020

'We started getting the benefit of the first phase of the drive that saw eviction of a total of 40,000...

Can our rivers be saved?

Can our rivers be saved?

Bangladesh

Tue, Dec 24 2019

The National River Protection Commission is supposedly the guardian of all rivers, but lacks any power...

Rivers are changing all the time

Rivers are changing all the time

Anik Kabir

Wed, Nov 13 2019

This affects their capacity to contain floods

The river connects us

The river connects us

Editorial

Wed, Nov 6 2019

This is clearly a win-win situation for our nations

Bangladesh, India herald new chapter...

Bangladesh, India herald new chapter...

Government Affairs

Tue, Nov 5 2019

Over Tk360 crore investment on river dredging, infrastructures will make waterways navigable and increase...

Making sure there’s enough water

Making sure there’s enough water

Ekram Kabir

Fri, Aug 9 2019

Don’t wait until there’s a crisis

A conversation on conservation

A conversation on conservation

Editorial

Thu, Aug 8 2019

We need to start taking conservation more seriously

Prevention through preparation

Prevention through preparation

Editorial

Sun, Jul 21 2019

The crux of the water-logging problem is our unpreparedness

A black river runs through it

A black river runs through it

Editorial

Sun, May 19 2019

There is still some chance of reversing this tragedy

Buriganga: The world’s largest...

Buriganga: The world’s largest...

Dhaka

Sat, May 18 2019

Several BIWTA officials derisively refer to the Buriganga as “the largest sewer in the...

14 rivers in Dinajpur dry up due to...

14 rivers in Dinajpur dry up due to...

Nation

Sun, Mar 10 2019

The riverbeds are filled with silt, sediment and dust particles, causing narrow streams to become...