The World Bank has agreed to take lead in a landmark project to breathe life back into the five rivers surrounding Dhaka city involving about $20 billion.
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.
The ill-fated yellow-coloured taxicab was overtaking a bus near the bridge over Turag river in Savar, an eyewitness says.
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.
Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authorities (BIWTA) knocks down around 290 illegal structures from different places on the bank of the Turag River.
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.
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.
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.