Buriganga River

A riverine horror show

Saga of three rivers a reminder of how catastrophically mismanaged our rivers are

Rhetoric cannot save our rivers

State minister’s words must be followed by proper action

Ruplal House: heritage held hostage

If one goes to look for Farashganj Ruplal House in Dhaka, it would be a near impossible task to find it amid hundreds of shops. When they do get there eventually, they will find an old residential building covered with moss.

WB to steer Dhaka rivers back to life

The World Bank has agreed to take lead in a landmark project to breathe life back into the five rivers surrounding Dhaka city involving about $20 billion.

What good is the status of 'living entities' if rivers continue to be choked?

Government must take urgent steps to reduce plastic pollution

HC wants to know steps, plan to seal off drains and sewerage lines linked to Buriganga

The High Court today wanted to know specifically the steps and plan of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) to implement its 2011 directives for sealing off the drains and sewerage lines linked to the Buriganga River and to stop its pollution.

Wasa MD not executing directives to close sewerage lines to Buriganga: HC

The High Court today observed that the managing director of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) is voluntarily not implementing a 2011 directive asking it to seal off drains and sewerage lines linked to Buriganga River.

Launch capsize in Buriganga: 32 bodies recovered so far

Rescue workers have recovered the bodies of 30 people after a launch capsized in Buriganga river at Dhaka's Shyambazar.

Set up ETPs to stop dumping wastes into Buriganga: HC

High Court has directed owners of seven factories for setting up separate effluent treatment plants (ETPs) in order to stop dumping their wastes into the Buriganga river and to save it from pollution.

March 28, 2023
March 28, 2023

A riverine horror show

Saga of three rivers a reminder of how catastrophically mismanaged our rivers are

March 12, 2023
March 12, 2023

Rhetoric cannot save our rivers

State minister’s words must be followed by proper action

December 28, 2022
December 28, 2022

Ruplal House: heritage held hostage

If one goes to look for Farashganj Ruplal House in Dhaka, it would be a near impossible task to find it amid hundreds of shops. When they do get there eventually, they will find an old residential building covered with moss.

November 15, 2022
November 15, 2022

WB to steer Dhaka rivers back to life

The World Bank has agreed to take lead in a landmark project to breathe life back into the five rivers surrounding Dhaka city involving about $20 billion.

November 2, 2022
November 2, 2022

What good is the status of 'living entities' if rivers continue to be choked?

Government must take urgent steps to reduce plastic pollution

January 13, 2021
January 13, 2021

HC wants to know steps, plan to seal off drains and sewerage lines linked to Buriganga

The High Court today wanted to know specifically the steps and plan of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) to implement its 2011 directives for sealing off the drains and sewerage lines linked to the Buriganga River and to stop its pollution.

September 14, 2020
September 14, 2020

Wasa MD not executing directives to close sewerage lines to Buriganga: HC

The High Court today observed that the managing director of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (Wasa) is voluntarily not implementing a 2011 directive asking it to seal off drains and sewerage lines linked to Buriganga River.

June 29, 2020
June 29, 2020

Launch capsize in Buriganga: 32 bodies recovered so far

Rescue workers have recovered the bodies of 30 people after a launch capsized in Buriganga river at Dhaka's Shyambazar.

September 18, 2019
September 18, 2019

Set up ETPs to stop dumping wastes into Buriganga: HC

High Court has directed owners of seven factories for setting up separate effluent treatment plants (ETPs) in order to stop dumping their wastes into the Buriganga river and to save it from pollution.

June 21, 2019
June 21, 2019

Bodies of 2 kids recovered from Buriganga river

Two children die as a boat capsizes in the Buriganga river in Dhaka’s Sadarghat area.

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