Brahmaputra river

Indian team due Aug 3 to take back washed away elephant

India decides to send a rescue team to Bangladesh on August 3 to take back the stranded elephant that came floating along with the currents of the Brahmaputra River.

May 28, 2020
May 28, 2020

Kurigram boat capsize: 4 bodies recovered

Bodies of four people, who went missing following a boat capsize in Brahmaputra river in Ulipur upazila of Kurigram, were recovered today.

July 27, 2016
July 27, 2016

Indian team due Aug 3 to take back washed away elephant

India decides to send a rescue team to Bangladesh on August 3 to take back the stranded elephant that came floating along with the currents of the Brahmaputra River.

July 21, 2016
July 21, 2016

India to bring back washed away elephant

India is to bring back a wild elephant which was washed away by the Brahmaputra last month and reached a sandbar in Kurigram district, reports The Times of India.

May 26, 2016
May 26, 2016

A disaster-in-waiting

In a recent interview with BBC, India's minister of water resources Uma Bharti unveiled her government's massive plan to divert major rivers including the Ganges and Brahmaputra.

May 16, 2016
May 16, 2016

India to 'divert rivers' to tackle drought

India is set to divert water from its rivers to deal with a severe drought, a senior minister has told the BBC.

December 26, 2015
December 26, 2015

71-km human chain formed to save Turag

Environmentalists form a 71-km-long human chain on the banks of the Turag River demanding an end to pollution and grabbing of the river.

July 25, 2015
July 25, 2015

3 missing in Mymensingh boat capsize

At least three people including two students go missing after a boat capsized in the Brahmaputra river at Gafargoan upazila of Mymensingh.

March 27, 2015
March 27, 2015

10 Hindu devotees killed in N’ganj stampede

At least 10 Hindu devotees were killed in a stampede at the venue of the Astami Snan, a Hindu religious ritual, in Bandar upazila of Narayanganj, local police confirm