haor areas

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.

January 13, 2023
January 13, 2023

15.31Km Elevated Road In Haor: Govt may embark on Tk 5,651cr project

The government has a plan to undertake a Tk 5,651-crore project to construct a 15.31km elevated road in the haor region of Kishoreganj to establish the district’s direct road links with Dhaka, Sylhet and other districts.

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.

August 28, 2022
August 28, 2022

Top 5 must-see places to visit in Kishoreganj

Kishoreganj, a district under Dhaka division is full of diverse landscapes, greeneries and rivers alongside a rich cultural heritage. Whether it’s the scenic haors that comes alive colourfully during monsoon or sites that has a strong historical and cultural legacy, Kishoreganj is every travel enthusiast’s dream place. So, here are 5 absolute must-see places in Kishoreganj that will satisfy your wanderlust.

June 30, 2022
June 30, 2022

Another spell of flooding can upend life in Sylhet

Government must try harder to reduce present and future suffering in the region

June 25, 2022
June 25, 2022

Time to coordinate all relief efforts for maximum effect

Government must approach post-flood rebuilding with an eye on the future

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 30, 2018
April 30, 2018

Crops in haor areas in peril, again!

In the last two years, farmers in haor areas had lost their boro crops to flash floods caused by heavy rain, followed up by onrush of water from the upstream. This year, water has again entered the paddy fields in 88 villages of Sunamganj's Tahirpur and Dhamapasha upazilas after part of the Naotana dyke along the Tanguar Haor had allegedly been cut by some local fishermen.