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  • Jamuna Erosion in Tangail: 120 homes lost in a week

    The continuous erosion by the Jamuna is threatening the homes and livelihoods of hundreds in Kalihati and Bhuapur upazilas of Tangail.

  • Jamuna banks eroding near Bangabandhu bridge

    Erosion of the Jamuna has begun near the east end of the Bangabandhu Multipurpose Bridge in Tangail’s Kalihati upazila since Thursday.

  • Boat capsizes incident in Jamuna River

    2 bodies recovered after boat capsizes in Jamuna

    Bodies of two women are recovered while three other persons are still missing after a boat capsized in Jamuna River in Sariakandi upazila of Bogura.

  • Jamuna River erosion in Manikganj

    River erosion in Manikganj

    The water level of Jamuna is rising due to heavy flow from the hill. As a result, erosion started in Shibalaya upazilla of Manikganj.

  • Railway bridge beside Bangabandhu bridge

    Govt to construct railway bridge beside Bangabandhu bridge

    Railways Minister Nurul Islam Sujan says the government has taken an initiative to build a separate railway bridge beside the existing Bangabandhu Bridge on the Jamuna River.

  • Homes lost as erosion strikes again in Sirajganj

    Several villages in Sirajganj are once again under serious threat of river erosion as the Jamuna has already devoured at least 50 homes at Enayetpur point in Shahzadpur.

  • An upazila all but gone

    Teacher Habibur Rahman is proud to be registered as a voter in his ancestral village, Bridashuria in Chowhali upazila of Sirajganj.

  • Jamuna furious in Bogra, Sirajganj

    The Jamuna river has devoured vast areas in Sariakandi upazila of Bogra while erosion by the river has taken a serious turn in Shahzadpur upazila of Sirajganj.

  • Jamuna erodes part of Tangail embankment

    With water level going down in the Jamuna, erosion has damaged a portion of the village protection embankment on the eastern side

  • Flood: 4 die in Kurigram, Sirajganj

    Four people die in Kurigram and Sirajganj while the flood situation has remained unchanged in most northern districts as the rivers were either receding or remained steady.

  • 14 punished for illegal sand lifting

    A mobile court yesterday awarded punishment to 14 people for illegally lifting sand near the Bangabandhu Bridge in Bhuapur upazila of Tangail.

  • Jamuna losing navigability

    Around 50 laden cargo vessels heading towards the northern region have been stranded near Paturia and Daulatdia ferry ghats for the last couple of days due to poor navigability in the Jamuna river.

  • Govt plans to build tunnel under Jamuna

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday in parliament placed her government's plan to implement seven mega projects, including 12-kilometer multi-purpose tunnel under the Jamuna river and 80-km elevated expressway from Hemayetput to Madanpur via Sirajdikhan.