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Floods predicted to uproot 50m yearly as climate heats up

The number of people at risk of being forced from their homes by river flooding could surge to as many as 50 million a year by the end of the century if governments do not step up action to tackle...

November 8, 2017
November 8, 2017

Aman output likely to fall

Bangladesh is bracing itself for another less productive rice season as the United States Department of Agriculture predicts decline in acreage and yield of Aman. ...

October 21, 2017
October 21, 2017

Depression in Bay: Nonstop rain cripples life

Unremitting rain, triggered by a depression in the Bay, drenched the entire country yesterday, flooding many streets and

September 28, 2017
September 28, 2017

WB forecasts 6.4pc growth

The World Bank has kept unchanged its growth forecast for Bangladesh at 6.4 percent for the current fiscal year, much lower than the

September 23, 2017
September 23, 2017

Flood-hit people's plight not over

For the last 42 days, the Water Development Board's dyke has been Delwar Hossain's home.

September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017

Heavy Rain, Waterlogging: No respite for city residents

Heavy rain took the capital under ankle-to-knee-deep water and pushed the public road transport system into a near-breakdown yesterday, a day after the flooding of the city's major parts by...

September 11, 2017
September 11, 2017

Flood-hit farmers to get Tk 59cr

The government allocated a Tk 58.77 crore incentive for the flood-hit farmers of 64 districts so that they could recover the losses caused by the recent floods, said Agriculture Minister Matia...

August 20, 2017
August 20, 2017

Moon Ride on the cards

Excessive rains and flooding twice in just four months have left most of the roads in a miserable state, which could make people's journey home for Eid-ul-Azha a nightmare. ...

August 20, 2017
August 20, 2017

Flood hits new areas in North

Although the water levels in the Teesta, Dharla and Jamuna in the northern districts continued to fall, new areas in Rajshahi and Natore went under floodwater yesterday.

August 19, 2017
August 19, 2017

Floods affect 16m people in South Asia

Over 16 million people in Bangladesh, Nepal and India are affected by the monsoon floods ravaging parts of South Asia and unfolding

August 18, 2017
August 18, 2017

Immense sufferings, scanty response

With water level in all major rivers falling below the danger mark upstream, flood situation in northern districts shows signs of improvement.