Buriganga River

February 7, 2019
February 7, 2019

Eviction drive on to reclaim river banks

The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) yesterday knocked down 252 illegal structures, including 10 multi-storey buildings, at the capital's Kamrangirchar.

February 5, 2019
February 5, 2019

Encroachment: Eviction along Buriganga

For the fourth day, authorities are pulling down illegal establishments along the vein of Dhaka – the Buriganga River – to free its land from encroachment.

January 27, 2019
January 27, 2019

3 of a family die in Buriganga boat capsize

The fire service yesterday recovered bodies of four members of a family who went missing after a boat capsized in the Buriganga on Friday night.

September 18, 2018
September 18, 2018

3 bodies found in Buriganga

Police recovered the bodies of three unidentified men from the river Buriganga in Dhaka's Keraniganj and Kamrangirchar areas in the last two days.

March 30, 2018
March 30, 2018

Illegal dockyards along Buriganga demolished

An illegal dockyard along the Buriganga River in Mirerbagh, Dakshin Keraniganj, is bulldozed to the ground by the authorities.

October 16, 2017
October 16, 2017

Dhaleshwari going the Buriganga way?

A picture in the backpage of this paper's Friday issue says it all. Untreated waste from a tannery in Savar's tannery estate, being dumped into the Dhaleshwari.

September 30, 2017
September 30, 2017

Missing boy's body found in Buriganga

The decomposed body of a class-X student was found floating in the Buriganga river in the capital's Postogola on Thursday evening, three days after he had gone missing.

September 1, 2016
September 1, 2016

Buriganga waterbus service

The dysfunctional state of the waterbuses of Buriganga is an example of how bad management and lack of commitment can ruin a good initiative.

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

GRABBERS feast on buriganga

The Buriganga is getting narrower every year as dumping of waste along the river banks between Sadarghat and Rayerbazar by

January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016

River polluters warned

Millions of gallons of untreated wastewaters, mainly from industries, are being dumped into the rivers around Dhaka city through as many as 185 outlets every day.