Padma river

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...

November 3, 2017
November 3, 2017

Nature Quest: We adore thee, Pelican

We may thankfully sing the old Christian hymn “Humbly we adore thee, pelican” now that a Spot-billed Pelican is visiting Bangladesh

August 4, 2017
August 4, 2017

2 students missing as boat sinks in Padma river

Two students go missing as a boat sank in the Padma river at Thanpur Kheyaghat in Bagha upazila of Rajshahi.

August 1, 2017
August 1, 2017

Iconic Hardinge Bridge: A tale of 138 years

Hundred years are over and still counting! The 1.8-kilometre long Hardinge Bridge, one of the country's historical attractions, stands still and steady over the Padma river even today with its...