• Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018
  • Last Update : 10:46 pm
High and dry

High and dry

Opinion

Thu, Sep 13 2018

The challenge at hand is to help the poor souls still trapped in the flood waters

Rampant Teesta creates havoc in...

Rampant Teesta creates havoc in...

Nation

Wed, Sep 12 2018

Meanwhile, more than 10,000 people of 23 villages in the char areas of Teesta and Dharala rivers have...

Swelling Teesta inundates houses

Swelling Teesta inundates houses

Nation

Wed, Sep 12 2018

The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) control room said Teesta water was flowing 15cm above the...

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

Hundreds marooned in Kurigram

Hundreds marooned in Kurigram

Nation

Thu, Jul 5 2018

Several flood-control embankments are also damaged due to flooding

2 workers go missing in Teesta...

2 workers go missing in Teesta...

Nation

Tue, Jul 3 2018

The identity of the workers could not be known immediately

Dharla, Teesta waters rising

Dharla, Teesta waters rising

Nation

Sun, Jul 1 2018

Both rivers are still below the danger point, but Water Development Board Executive Engineer Md Shafiqul...

Water level continues to rise in...

Water level continues to rise in...

Environment

Mon, Jun 25 2018

Water is still flowing above the danger level at five out of 94 river stations while devastating erosion...

Sushma: Teesta not a failed case...

Sushma: Teesta not a failed case...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, May 29 2018

She said West Bengal was the main stakeholder and they were talking frequently to West Bengal Chief Minister...

Teesta River dries up, ecosystem...

Teesta River dries up, ecosystem...

Nation

Mon, Mar 26 2018

Local farmers are planting corn and pumpkin on the dry river bed.

Flood in northern districts: Three die,...

Flood in northern districts: Three die,...

Nation

Sun, Aug 13 2017

At least 400,000 people have been put in jeopardy by the flood with no working road or rail...

Massive rescue drive for BGB man missing...

Massive rescue drive for BGB man missing...

Nation

Tue, Jun 27 2017

As of 6:45pm Tuesday, the rescue operation was paused for the night

Mamata adopts anti-Bangladesh...

Mamata adopts anti-Bangladesh...

Bangladesh

Sun, May 7 2017

Subsequently, on May 4, at both an administrative review meeting and a public meeting, she appealed to...

‘Water is a highly emotive issue’

‘Water is a highly emotive issue’

Foreign Affairs

Wed, Apr 19 2017

The recent state visit by PM Sheikh Hasina to India is being hailed as a new turning point in the long-running...

‘No one can stop Teesta water

‘No one can stop Teesta water

Nation

Wed, Apr 12 2017

“Bangladesh is situated downstream of the Teesta. So no one can stop the water from flowing down here,”...

Reasons not to count on Mamata over...

Reasons not to count on Mamata over...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, Apr 11 2017

Mamata’s recent proposal to augment water from the Torsa-Dharala is not a new idea at all

Mamata still only barrier to Teesta...

Mamata still only barrier to Teesta...

Foreign Affairs

Mon, Apr 10 2017

The fact is there is no water in Teesta. Due to water scarcity the NTPC power plant has been closed....

Indo-Bangla joint statement: Dhaka asks...

Indo-Bangla joint statement: Dhaka asks...

Foreign Affairs

Mon, Apr 10 2017

The two premiers also directed officials concerned to conclude discussions on various aspects relating...

Teesta deal signing in 2018?

Teesta deal signing in 2018?

Foreign Affairs

Sun, Apr 9 2017

The current government will hold office till December, 2018 and the next general election will be held...

Is a Teesta deal in the offing?

Is a Teesta deal in the offing?

Foreign Affairs

Thu, Apr 6 2017

The question arises, how has the situation between the two countries changed?

Is Bangladesh collateral damage in the...

Is Bangladesh collateral damage in the...

Foreign Affairs

Fri, Mar 31 2017

'I have a good personal and political rapport with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina. But my state’s interest...