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  • Freeing the Meghna from Grabbers: Act or get sued

    The National River Conservation Commission has warned that it would take legal actions against at least a dozen government authorities for their inaction to free the Meghna from grabbers if they do not act within seven days.

  • BIWTA knocks down 173 more structures

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) yesterday knocked down some 173 structures at Jahurabad, Palpara and Kawnia in the capital's Mirpur as part of their on-going drive against illegal establishments along the Buriganga and Turag rivers.

  • BIWTA knocks down 55 illegal structures

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority yesterday knocked down some 55 structures, including one four-storey building and two three-storey buildings, in Ramchandrapur area of capital's Mohammadpur as part of their ongoing drive against the illegal establishments along the Buriganga and Turag rivers.

  • BIWTA drive goes on

    BIWTA drive goes on

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) yesterday knocked down 57 illegal structures in Keraniganj's Madyachar and Basila as part of the ongoing drive against illegal establishments along the Buriganga and the Turag.

  • Transit gets operational

    Transit between Bangladesh and India is set to become fully operational with the first Indian consignment reaching Ashuganj tomorrow on its way to north-eastern Indian state of Tripura.

  • Transport strike in 21 districts withdrawn

    Transport owners and workers withdraw their 48-hour strike in 21 districts of the country's south western region.

  • River polluters warned

    Millions of gallons of untreated wastewaters, mainly from industries, are being dumped into the rivers around Dhaka city through as many as 185 outlets every day.

  • Water transport workers call off strike

    Water transport workers withdraw their indefinite work abstention which was due to start tomorrow to press home their 15-point demand including pay hike.

  • Launches get Eid colours (video)

    Water transport workers at different dockyards in Sadarghat terminal of Dhaka are passing busy times to repair and beautify launches to ensure a safe and comfortable journey ahead of Eid.

  • Bad weather affects water routes

    Bad weather takes a toll on the river connectivity throughout Bangladesh today, forcing suspension of operations at several key points.

  • Death toll rises to 39

    At least 35 people have been killed when a launch carrying over 150 passengers capsizes in the Padma river in Manikganj after being hit by a cargo trawler

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