halda river

Writ petition seeks HC directives to protect Halda river dolphins

A Supreme Court lawyer today filed a writ petition with the High Court seeking its directive on the authorities concerned of the government to immediately take necessary steps to prevent killing Halda river dolphins and to protect them.

May 19, 2020
May 19, 2020

HC forms committee to protect biodiversity in Halda river

The High Court forms a committee, headed by the deputy commissioner of Chattogram, in order to protect biodiversity of the Halda river in the district.

May 11, 2020
May 11, 2020

Writ petition seeks HC directives to protect Halda river dolphins

A Supreme Court lawyer today filed a writ petition with the High Court seeking its directive on the authorities concerned of the government to immediately take necessary steps to prevent killing Halda river dolphins and to protect them.

July 8, 2019
July 8, 2019

Waste oil dumped into water body linked to Halda river

Untreated furnace oil has been allegedly released to a nearby water body that connects the Halda river from a power plant in Chattogram’s Hathazari upazila.

April 30, 2019
April 30, 2019

Tank wagons derail, one falls into canal

Thousands of litres of furnace oil spilled into a canal after three tank wagons of a train carrying the thick liquid derailed in Hathazari upazila yesterday.

April 29, 2019
April 29, 2019

Oil tanker derails into canal at Chattogram

A furnace oil-laden tanker derails into a canal in Chattogram’s Hathazari raising concerns over a possible oil spill into the Halda River, the lone source of natural carp breeding in South Asia.

March 23, 2019
March 23, 2019

Halda River pollution getting worse

A recent report by the Department of Environment (DoE) states that the discharge of industrial effluents into the Halda River is causing depletion of fish stocks.

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.