Turag River

February 9, 2020
February 9, 2020

Settle dispute over Turag land: HC to BIWTA

The High Court directed Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) to settle within 15 days the application filed by 62 families challenging BIWTA's action for establishing pillars in the families' land adjacent to the bank of Turag river in Savar.

July 21, 2019
July 21, 2019

Taxi falls into Turag while overtaking bus

The ill-fated yellow-coloured taxicab was overtaking a bus near the bridge over Turag river in Savar, an eyewitness says.

March 25, 2019
March 25, 2019

BIWTA continues eviction on Turag banks

Authorities are pulling down illegal establishments along the banks of Turag River in Mirpur. Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) demolished at least three buildings in Kaundia Ghat area.

February 7, 2019
February 7, 2019

BIWTA knocks down 1,199 illegal structures from Turag

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authorities (BIWTA) knocks down around 290 illegal structures from different places on the bank of the Turag River.

January 31, 2019
January 31, 2019

HC begins delivering verdict on petition

The High Court yesterday started delivering its verdict on a writ petition filed in 2016 challenging legality of earth-filling, encroachment and construction of structures along the banks of river Turag.

January 14, 2018
January 14, 2018

SC stays structure demolition order on Turag bank

The Supreme Court stays a High Court order that earlier directed the authorities concerned to demolish the structures set up along the foreshore of the Turag river at different places in Gazipur.

December 13, 2017
December 13, 2017

Demolish illegal structures along foreshore of Turag: HC

The High Court directs the authorities concerned to demolish the structures set up illegally along the foreshore of the Turag River at different places in Gazipur.

January 17, 2016
January 17, 2016

Akheri Munajat ends seeking world peace

The Akheri Munajat, seeking spiritual well-being and welfare of the Muslim Ummah, of the second phase of three-day Biswa Ijtema, ends.

January 16, 2016
January 16, 2016

2nd phase of Biswa Ijtema underway

The second phase of Biswa Ijtema, the largest congregation of the Muslims in the world, is continuing today amid sermons being delivered in Tongi on Dhaka’s outskirt.

January 15, 2016
January 15, 2016

Second phase of Ijtema begins today

The second phase of Biswa Ijtema, the largest Muslim congregation after the Hajj, begins today on the bank of the Turag river at Tongi in Gazipur.