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  • Karnaphuli River: Remove all illegal structures

    The High Court yesterday again directed the Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) chairman to remove all illegal structures along the Karnaphuli river in the port area and submit a report after complying with the order within three weeks.

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    Remove all illegal structures along Karnaphuli River: HC

    The High Court directs the Chattogram Port Authority (CPA) chairman to remove all illegal structures along Karnaphuli River in the port area.

  • Demolish cold storage on Karnaphuli rive

    SC clears way to demolish cold storage on Karnaphuli river

    The Supreme Court clears the way for Chattogram district administration to demolish partially a cold storage which was constructed illegally on land of the Karnaphuli river.

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    ‘10-yr master plan to free rivers from grabbers, pollution’

    Local Government and Rural Development Minister Md Tajul Islam says that a 10-year master plan has been taken to increase navigability of rivers around Dhaka and the Karnaphuli river of Chattogram and free those from land grabbers and pollution.

  • Eviction of illegal structures on Karnaphuli river

    Eviction to begin Monday, three years after HC order

    Chattogram district administration has decided to launch an eviction drive on February 4 on illegal structures built occupying banks of both sides of Karnaphuli River, three years into a High Court order to do so.

  • Bangladesh High Court

    Ctg mayor, 7 govt high-ups face contempt of court rule

    The High Court today issues a contempt of court rule against Chittagong City Corporation mayor and seven government high officials for not complying with its 2016 directive over removal of the structures built on the Karnaphuli river in Chittagong.

  • Huge oil spill feared in the Kirtankhola

    Thousands of litres of diesel are believed to have spilled into the Kirtankhola river in Barisal yesterday, after an oil tanker collided with

  • Stalled Karnaphuli dredging project

    We are disappointed to see that the dredging project of the Karnaphuli River, a lifeline for Chittagong city and the port, has been stalled for more than three years.

  • [WATCH] Shipbuilders eye good spot in $500b market

    Shipbuilding used to be one of the earliest industries in Bengal that expanded over the oceans from the Indian sea to the Persian Gulf. But it had died down centuries ago with the advent of industrial revolution. When marine engineer Sakhawat Hossain tossed a plan in 1995 to his friends to build cargo vessels—it was an idea that was never tried in the country before.

  • Karnaphuli River being choked

    Big cities thrive on the banks of great rivers. For Chittagong it is the Karnaphuli River. Yet over the nearly two and half decades, we have stood as silent spectators to its gradual degradation as greed paved the way for unbridled encroachment.

  • Karnaphuli tunnel: $705m deal inked with Chinese firm

    Road Transport and Bridges Ministry inks a deal with a Chinese firm for the construction of a two-lane tunnel under the Karnaphuli River in Chittagong.

  • Awami League General Secretary Obaidul Quader

    Karnaphuli tunnel: Deal with Chinese firm on June 30

    The road transport and bridges ministry will sign a deal with a Chinese state-owned company on June 30 for the construction of a two-lane tunnel underneath the Karnaphuli River in Chittagong.

  • Oil slick into Karnaphuli

    We are into the fourth day since three wagons of a train, each carrying 25,000 litres of furnace oil, plunged into a canal in Boakhali upazila of Chittagong, dangerously close to the Karnaphuli River.

  • Spilled oil flows towards Karnaphuli

    The oil spilled from three wagons of a train that plunged into a Chittagong canal flows towards Karnaphuli river.