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The river must be returned to its...

The river must be returned to its...

It is high time we prioritized the protection of our rivers  

In pictures: Bangladesh's largest crime...

In pictures: Bangladesh's largest crime...

Image Gallery

Tue, Sep 10 2019

Tales of a riverine Bangladesh are on the precarious verge of being reduced to mere tales, what with...

Flood in the north: Rivers swell from...

Flood in the north: Rivers swell from...

Nation

Sat, Jul 13 2019

Hundreds of houses have been swept away as waters flood six districts

Making the environment  a priority

Making the environment a priority

Editorial

Fri, Jun 21 2019

It is crucial that governmental and private enterprises across the nation pay heed to the PM’s...

Around 3,000 grabbers involved in encroaching...

Around 3,000 grabbers involved in encroaching...

Nation

Wed, May 29 2019

Flow of the water lands are affected in six upazilas

Saving our water-bodies

Saving our water-bodies

Editorial

Fri, Apr 26 2019

Our water-bodies are crucial to our sustainable development

Nature’s gift to Bangladesh

Nature’s gift to Bangladesh

Enayetullah Khan

Wed, Feb 27 2019

How can we save our wetlands?

Sylhet division rivers face severe navigability...

Sylhet division rivers face severe navigability...

Nation

Tue, Feb 12 2019

The crisis is exacerbated by a lack of major dredging operations 

Together against climate change

Together against climate change

Shishir Reza

Thu, Feb 7 2019

Collaboration is the best solution to disaster management

Mission: Freeing rivers from...

Mission: Freeing rivers from...

Nation

Thu, Feb 7 2019

A recent High Court order also made river land grabbers ineligible for bank loans and election...

Time to get tough on river...

Time to get tough on river...

Editorial

Sun, Feb 3 2019

River encroachment continues unabated, and no long-term positive change is seen

HC: Stop playing blind-man’s-bluff about...

HC: Stop playing blind-man’s-bluff about...

Court

Fri, Feb 1 2019

The bench of Justices Moyeenul Islam Chowdhury and Md Ashraful Kamal that declared rivers as living entity...

From wetlands to wastelands

From wetlands to wastelands

Shishir Reza

Thu, Jan 31 2019

Wetlands are a national heritage, and we need appropriate policies to preserve them

Cleaning up our act

Cleaning up our act

Editorial

Mon, Jan 21 2019

Corruption and a lack of resources act as major obstacles in the fight against climate change

Nothing to bank on

Nothing to bank on

Editorial

Fri, Oct 12 2018

This wreaks havoc to the lives of thousands of people who live along the banks of these rivers

10,000 trapped, 23 villages submerged...

10,000 trapped, 23 villages submerged...

Bangladesh

Tue, Sep 11 2018

44 gates of the Teesta barrage have been opened to control water flow

Golden sigh

Golden sigh

Shammi Huda

Mon, Aug 13 2018

Bengalis do it better

In Pictures: Floating market of...

In Pictures: Floating market of...

Image Gallery

Fri, Aug 10 2018

The floating guava market represents the riverine lifestyle of rural Bangla

Water levels in 54 rivers rise

Water levels in 54 rivers rise

Nation

Sun, Jul 8 2018

Among the 94 monitored stations, one river station has been registered steady while water levels at 10...

Saving our rivers  is a worthy

Saving our rivers is a worthy

Editorial

Sun, Jul 1 2018

It is time to get serious about protecting the rivers that can still be saved

Nothing more to occupy

Nothing more to occupy

Ekram Kabir

Sat, Jun 9 2018

In our greed for money, we have forgotten nature