The National River Protection Commission is supposedly the guardian of all rivers, but lacks any power...
This affects their capacity to contain floods
This is clearly a win-win situation for our nations
Over Tk360 crore investment on river dredging, infrastructures will make waterways navigable and increase...
Don’t wait until there’s a crisis
We need to start taking conservation more seriously
The crux of the water-logging problem is our unpreparedness
There is still some chance of reversing this tragedy
Several BIWTA officials derisively refer to the Buriganga as “the largest sewer in the...
The riverbeds are filled with silt, sediment and dust particles, causing narrow streams to become...
What is the best way to protect our rivers?
The commission, which was formed in 2013 as a recommending body with no statutory power of implementation...
The new deputy minister for environment, forest and climate change took oath on Monday
Safe drinking water should be treated as a basic human right
The erosion has been ongoing for the past few years, recently it has taken a turn for the worse
Saving our rivers is a more important goal that short-term profit, or petty political interests
'The river directly contributes Tk800 crore to the national economy every year'
Persistent rain and steady onrush of hill waters have raised the water levels of Monu
During the rainy season every year, the citizens of Dhaka have to wade through water
Farmers will benefit
'If the projects are carried out, some flow will return to the river'
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