Teesta River

Water flows in Teesta above danger level

Water flows of Teesta River alarmingly cross the danger level at Dalia point of Nilphamari district this morning near Teesta barrage inundating vast crops fields and homesteads in the low-lying...

March 20, 2018
March 20, 2018

Still they play tyre game

The 'tyre game' is still very popular among the children in the Teesta river char (landmass emerging from riverbed) areas of the district

June 18, 2016
June 18, 2016

One lakh people under flood threat

About one lakh people are under threat of floods on the shoals and chars of the Teesta river in five upazilas in Lalmonirhat as the river is about to cross the danger level due to heavy downpour...

March 6, 2016
March 6, 2016

Teesta deal finalised

The Teesta water-sharing treaty between Bangladesh and India is going to be signed soon as the agreement has been finalised, according to a government adviser.

February 1, 2016
February 1, 2016

Teesta, security on agenda

The much-delayed Teesta river water-sharing deal, security, transit and killing of Bangladeshis on the border are expected to be high on the agenda as the foreign secretaries of Bangladesh and...

January 12, 2016
January 12, 2016

The piece of land which was once a raging river Teesta

Man-made intervention in the upstream turns Teesta a wild river in monsoon and a desert in winter.

January 2, 2016
January 2, 2016

Dried up Teesta hits livelihood

“We used to have bumper crops here,” says farmer Mahir Uddin of Char Kalmati village in Lalmonirhat. “The Teesta River used to flow year-round but nowadays there's not enough water in winter...

June 9, 2015
June 9, 2015

India has achieved its strategic aim – have we?

A very wise man had said, “To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.”

June 8, 2015
June 8, 2015

Optimising water transit

It is important to recognise that allowing 'coastal shipping' up to Ashuganj or even up to Pangaon, essentially seeking engagement in transit peration, would violate the existing...

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

Has Mamata lived up to our expectations?

By all indications from Delhi and Kolkata, it is now clear that there will be no deal on Teesta during Prime Minister Modi's visit to Dhaka.

June 6, 2015
June 6, 2015

“There is still hope for a Teesta deal during this visit"

Dr. Imtiaz Ahmed, Professor of International Relations at Dhaka University, talks to Nahela Nowshin of The Daily Star about contending issues between Bangladesh and India on the occasion of Indian...