World Rivers Day

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

World Rivers Day: Factories killing water bodies in Tongi

Only two decades ago, people bathed in the Hyderabad canal in Tongi, Gazipur.

September 25, 2022
September 25, 2022

Can we reimagine rivers before it is too late?

It is a tragic irony that riverine Bangladesh has become the land of dying rivers.

September 22, 2019
September 22, 2019

No let-up in river grabbing

The country’s rivers and canals in sixty districts are in distress with at least 45,148 grabbers identified, according to official lists so far prepared by the respective deputy commissioners and submitted to the National River Conservation Commission.

September 22, 2019
September 22, 2019

Authorities’ inaction put rivers in peril

The deplorable conditions of the rivers around Dhaka city and elsewhere in the country due to encroachment and pollution are the result of inaction of the river custodians and their complicity with the grabbers for decades, National River Conservation Commission Chairman Muzibur Rahman Howlader has said.