halda river

March 22, 2019
March 22, 2019

Big industries killing Halda

Waste from large factories and a housing estate are polluting the Halda river in Chattogram to the extent that it caused fish die-offs, according to a report of the Department of Environment.

March 14, 2019
March 14, 2019

WDB Embankment on Halda: Carp breeding under threat

The Water Development Board (WDB) is implementing an embankment project along the Halda river causing severe damage to the natural breeding ground of carp fish.

June 23, 2018
June 23, 2018

Industrial waste killing Halda fish

Hundreds of dead fish have been floating in the Halda river near the port city over the last few days following a suspected pollution by factories on its banks.

February 20, 2018
February 20, 2018

Factory waste pollutes Halda

The Halda River, which meanders through south east Bangladesh, is famous for being perhaps the only place in Southeast Asia where the pure Indian carp naturally occurs.

February 10, 2018
February 10, 2018

Saving Halda's broodfish

As residents of Uttar Madarsa village in Hathazari upazila settle in for the evening, a group of 30 vigilantes gear up to keep an eye on the Halda River to stop the indiscriminate fishing of...

December 29, 2017
December 29, 2017

This could have been avoided

A study financed by the fisheries and livestock ministry has found that in the last seven years the Halda river has lost 26 of its fish species.

December 27, 2017
December 27, 2017

Halda losing fish species

The Halda river, the lone source of natural carp breeding in South Asia, lost 26 of its fish species in the past seven years because of

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Missing CU student’s body retrieved from Halda River

The body of a missing Chittagong University student is recovered from the Halda River in Nangalmora, Hathazari this morning after he had gone out to take a bath in it on Friday.

March 31, 2016
March 31, 2016

Halda River at stake

The country's largest natural breeding ground for carp, Halda River, has been under threat owing to various manmade hazards, including industrial waste and sewage contamination, sand...

March 29, 2016
March 29, 2016

Losing fish to tobacco

As the nation's and possibly South Asia's major natural breeding ground for carp fishes like ruhi, katol and mrigal (Indian carp) from where fishermen collect spawns, the 98-kilometre...