Padma river

Padma water level measurement starts

Like previous years, monitoring of water level at different points of the Ganges and Padma, the two major rivers of India and Bangladesh, kicks off under the Ganges Water Sharing Treaty 1996.

October 1, 2019
October 1, 2019

Padma, Mahananda continue to swell in north

The Padma and Mahananda rivers continued to swell in Natore and Chapainawabganj districts after India opened all the gates of the Farakka barrage following flood in Patna and 12 other districts,...

September 28, 2019
September 28, 2019

Vast area lost to the Padma

At least 50 homesteads, five educational institutions, one union health complex building and one union parishad building have been devoured in Madaripur’s Shibrampur upazila since Monday.

September 1, 2019
September 1, 2019

Schools, houses lost to erosion by Padma

Erosion by the Padma river has turned alarming in Harirampur upazila of Manikganj.

May 19, 2019
May 19, 2019

Rajshahi people protest move to grab Padma char

People of Rajshahi have formed a human chain protesting the prison authorities’ bid to grab at least 100 acres of char land in the Padma river in the city’s Sreerampur for building Prisons Training...

April 2, 2019
April 2, 2019

Nor’wester: 3 missing found dead in Manikganj

Three persons turn up dead in the Padma river after going missing from Manikganj during trawler capsize in a nor’wester two days ago.

October 5, 2018
October 5, 2018

Padma bridge to be named after the river: Quader

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday said the Padma bridge will be named after the river as Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has cancelled the proposal of naming the bridge...

September 8, 2018
September 8, 2018

Furious Padma threatens Naria

This Padma is not the river they know. At Naria of Shariatpur, 20km from the Padma Bridge construction site, it has changed abruptly for sure. Once relatively calm and quiet in the area, it turned...

June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018

Bad weather halts ferry services on Shimulia-Kathalbari route

Plying of all water vessels including launch and speedboats is suspended on Shimulia-Kathalbari route following an accident and due to strong currents in the Padma river.

March 21, 2018
March 21, 2018

Remove embankment on Padma river immediately: HC

The High Court has directed the government to immediately remove the embankment built on the Padma River at Shiloiunion under Munshiganj for collecting tolls from transports.

February 2, 2018
February 2, 2018

Nature Quest: Padma banks painted red

A large flock of very rare and colourful birds has brightened the banks of Padma river near Rajshahi City recently. The birds called Painted Stork thronged the shallows and shoals before the...