Erosion by the River Jamuna took an alarming turn in the last two weeks, rendering over 100 families at Jafarganj in Shivalaya upazila homeless.
Thirteen rivers of Jhenidah are at the edge of disappearance, all of them face increasingly lower navigability and grabbing by encroachers.
Onrush of water from upstream across the border since Monday triggered flash flood in the low lying areas and Teesta and Dharla river basin villages under five upazilas, leaving over 20,000 people
The Supreme Court yesterday upheld its 2010 judgment that cleared the way for removing all structures, excluding the government ones set up to serve public interests, from the rivers around the cap
At least 30 villages under Monpura and Charfashion upazilas of the district have been flooded due to high tide under the impact of full moon.
The government yesterday asked the administration to take stern action against river grabbing and pollution and not to bow to any pressure from politicians.
Fish are rising to the surface of the water to breathe in the canal of Tulatoli area at Sitakunda as the oil spill from a derailed train Wednesday contaminated the water.
Erosion by the River Jamuna took an alarming turn in the last three days, rendering at least 350 families in different areas under Phulchhari and Saghata upazilas homeless.
Heavy rain coupled with onrush of hillwater has triggered flash flood in vast areas of Sunamganj including the district headquarters.
Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) yesterday unveiled a Tk 2,041.87 crore budget for the 2014-2015 fiscal year, keeping a plan for the construction of the 9.5km elevated bus rapid transit (BRT) an
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