haor

Top 4 haors to visit in Bangladesh during monsoon

The rivers of Bangladesh flow across it like blood across veins, breathing life into its vast territories. It is this wetland ecosystem that fills our lush green country with several amazing haors. Among the many wetlands, haors are mostly located within Brahmanbaria, Habiganj, Sunamganj, Kishoreganj, Netrokona, Moulovibazar, and Sylhet.

August 31, 2022
August 31, 2022

Top 5 houseboats to check out in Bangladesh

The vast network of waterways in Bangladesh gives the opportunity to explore the country and admire its riverine islands and endless stretches of water. Be it on the Tanguar haor of Sylhet or the Kaptai Lake of Rangamati, houseboats that are now commonly available provide a one-of-a-kind experience to explore and rejoice in the country’s aquatic beauty. Modern houseboats come decked with a lot of facilities and yet their wooden construction make us feel close to nature. Slowly floating away in the quietude of still water with sudden interruptions caused by gushing waves truly provide the experience of a lifetime.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

Top 4 haors to visit in Bangladesh during monsoon

The rivers of Bangladesh flow across it like blood across veins, breathing life into its vast territories. It is this wetland ecosystem that fills our lush green country with several amazing haors. Among the many wetlands, haors are mostly located within Brahmanbaria, Habiganj, Sunamganj, Kishoreganj, Netrokona, Moulovibazar, and Sylhet.

April 4, 2022
April 4, 2022

Flash floods leading to rise in water level in haor areas of 4 districts

Recent flash floods in Netrakona and Kishoreganj has inundated new areas, while the water level in the haor areas of Sunamganj and Sylhet have been on the rise.

April 25, 2019
April 25, 2019

Boro Harvest: SMILES in HAOR

In 2017, the shock was overwhelming for Chan Mia -- he lost all the Boro paddy grown on seven acres of land to flash floods. The next year, the paddy he cultivated on three acres was damaged. This time it was pest attack.

April 29, 2018
April 29, 2018

Haor worried over harvest

Water entered the paddy fields in 88 villages of Sunamganj's Tahirpur and Dhamapasha upazilas early on Thursday after part of the Naotana dyke along the Tanguar Haor had been cut allegedly by some local fishermen.

October 20, 2017
October 20, 2017

Back to 'rat theory'

Over three months after the Anti-Corruption Commission sued 61 people for mismanagement and corruption in the construction of

July 3, 2017
July 3, 2017

Miseries in Haor: Graft, not rain or rats, to blame

Months after flash floods spelt untold miseries for people in the haor areas, the Anti-Corruption Commission yesterday sued 61 people, including engineers of Bangladesh Water Development Board and contractors, for purposeful mismanagement and corruption in dam construction.

June 29, 2017
June 29, 2017

No rice crisis in country

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday blamed a vested quarter of dishonest businessmen and sudden flashfloods in the haor regions

May 20, 2017
May 20, 2017

Reliefs for haor people ‘ridiculous, disgraceful’: Sultana Kamal

Eminent rights activist Sultana Kamal terms the relief allocated for flash flood affected people in haor areas as “ridiculous and disgraceful”.

May 3, 2017
May 3, 2017

Are the haor floods caused by climate change?

The haor basin in the northeastern part of Bangladesh is currently experiencing severe flash floods, causing considerable hardship to people, and destroying crops and other infrastructure.