World Bank will provide Bangladesh a loan of $102 million to improve navigability of the Jamuna river and protect the river bank.
The World Bank has approved a $102 million loan to help Bangladesh improve riverbank protection and navigability of Jamuna river.
Our rivers are being attacked one after another. India's dams, river connectivity plans, and various projects undertaken within the country, encroachment and pollution are all taking our rivers closer to extinction.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said she had to redo the design of the 6.15km Padma Bridge, and increase its length, keeping in mind the characteristics of the mighty river.
Ferry service on Aricha-Kazirhat route, on the Jamuna river, has been hampered due to shortage of ferries.
The water level of the Jamuna River crossed the danger level (DL-16.73) at the Mathurapara point and is flowing 3cm above the danger level in Bogura’s Sariakandi upazila today due to heavy rainfall.
The continuous erosion by the Jamuna is threatening the homes and livelihoods of hundreds in Kalihati and Bhuapur upazilas of Tangail.
Erosion of the Jamuna has begun near the east end of the Bangabandhu Multipurpose Bridge in Tangail’s Kalihati upazila since Thursday.