Buriganga River

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...

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...

June 29, 2020
June 29, 2020

(Update) 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.

March 13, 2019
March 13, 2019

Disasters waiting to happen

A picture published by this newspaper yesterday of rickety three-storey buildings on the banks of the Buriganga river in the capital exemplifies another disaster in the making.

February 7, 2019
February 7, 2019

Eviction drive on to reclaim river banks

The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) yesterday knocked down 252 illegal structures, including 10 multi-storey buildings, at the capital's Kamrangirchar.

February 5, 2019
February 5, 2019

Encroachment: Eviction along Buriganga

For the fourth day, authorities are pulling down illegal establishments along the vein of Dhaka – the Buriganga River – to free its land from encroachment.

January 27, 2019
January 27, 2019

3 of a family die in Buriganga boat capsize

The fire service yesterday recovered bodies of four members of a family who went missing after a boat capsized in the Buriganga on Friday night.

September 18, 2018
September 18, 2018

3 bodies found in Buriganga

Police recovered the bodies of three unidentified men from the river Buriganga in Dhaka's Keraniganj and Kamrangirchar areas in the last two days.