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.
The Akheri Munajat, seeking spiritual well-being and welfare of the Muslim Ummah, of the second phase of three-day Biswa Ijtema, ends.
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.
Several lakh devotees sought world peace, forgiveness and divine blessings for mankind and the Muslim Ummah as the first phase of Biswa Ijtema ended yesterday with the Akheri Munajat.
The first phase of three-day Biswa Ijtema, the second largest Muslim congregation after the Hajj, ends today with the Akheri Munajat seeking spiritual well-being and welfare of the Muslim Ummah.
The first phase of the three-day Biswa Ijtema, the second largest congregation of Muslims after Hajj, begins on the bank of the Turag river at Tongi in Gazipur.
Environmentalists form a 71-km-long human chain on the banks of the Turag River demanding an end to pollution and grabbing of the river.
The encroachment of the Turag river continues unabated as more and more land around the once mighty river continues to be taken by illegal establishments.
The Supreme Court affirms a government action on setting up pillars on the boundaries of Turag River at Mohammadpur in Dhaka after their demarcation.