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'Direct DCs to go tough on river grabbers'

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has asked the cabinet secretary to give directions to district deputy commissioners (DCs) to save rivers from encroachers and take legal action against them.

Only PM's direct intervention can save the rivers of Bangladesh

Bangabandhu’s Sonar Bangla, people’s Sonar Bangla, history’s Sonar Bangla will be a barren Sonar Bangla with its rivers polluted, grabbed and encroached upon and rendered lifeless. SAVE THEM TO...

Mighty Korotoa a myth now

The once mighty Korotoa now barely flows through Bogura district. Issues like unbridled pollution, a regulator that obstructs natural flow, and gradual decrease in water from upstream have almost...

February 14, 2020
February 14, 2020

'Direct DCs to go tough on river grabbers'

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has asked the cabinet secretary to give directions to district deputy commissioners (DCs) to save rivers from encroachers and take legal action against them.

February 7, 2020
February 7, 2020

Empty promises cannot save Karnaphuli

Politicians made promises, the courts gave directives, National River Conservation Commission urged actions and finally, last year a master plan was formulated to save the Karnaphuli river from...

February 7, 2020
February 7, 2020

Mighty Korotoa a myth now

The once mighty Korotoa now barely flows through Bogura district. Issues like unbridled pollution, a regulator that obstructs natural flow, and gradual decrease in water from upstream have almost...

February 7, 2020
February 7, 2020

Only PM's direct intervention can save the rivers of Bangladesh

Bangabandhu’s Sonar Bangla, people’s Sonar Bangla, history’s Sonar Bangla will be a barren Sonar Bangla with its rivers polluted, grabbed and encroached upon and rendered lifeless. SAVE THEM TO...

February 7, 2020
February 7, 2020

The grim picture of our rivers

“Killing a river is virtually a collective suicide of all” - High Court observation (July 1, 2019)

February 7, 2020
February 7, 2020

Dhaka rivers under onslaught

The rotten stench emanating from the polluted Buriganga water hits the nostrils even before reaching the river’s bank.

February 7, 2020
February 7, 2020

Waterbodies at the mercy of polluters

The effluent from several industries in Madhabpur upazila of Habiganj is polluting local canals and rivers, threatening fish population and adversely affecting people’s lives in the area.

February 7, 2020
February 7, 2020

Bangshi endangered

The Bangshi River was once an indispensable part of everyday life for the people of Nolam village in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka.