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Experts: Increasing youth engagement...

Experts: Increasing youth engagement...

Bangladesh

Tue, Aug 31 2021

Over 200 tannery industries in Hazaribagh and 100 dyeing factories in Shyampur cause about 50% of the...

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...

ED: Prepare for the floods

ED: Prepare for the floods

Editorial

Tue, Aug 24 2021

Floods have caused enough suffering to the people

ED: Why were we unprepared …

ED: Why were we unprepared …

Editorial

Fri, Aug 20 2021

Nearly 60,000 families in Rajshahi division are finding their homes flooded

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...

Major rivers on the rise, yet to cross...

Major rivers still below danger marks...

Nation

Mon, Jul 5 2021

The Dharla, Dudhkumar, Teesta, Brahmaputra and Jamuna rivers might continue to rise rapidly during the...

Rivers can be climate change solutions,...

Rivers can be climate change solutions,...

Climate Change

Mon, Apr 12 2021

Rivers and their floodplains have the potential to act as shock absorbers to climate change, and are...

Halda River under CCTV

Halda River under CCTV

Nation

Sun, Mar 14 2021

A unit of police will keep vigil through the CCTV cameras to prevent illegal netting, plying of engine-run...

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