haor desaster | The Daily Star
  • 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.

  • Govt officials admit negligence in haor embankment project

    Four top government officials "confessed" to negligence and irregularities in the construction of embankments that collapsed causing flash flood in the haor regions, an official of ACC says.