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9-year dredging project taken to tackle floods

9-year dredging project 
taken to tackle floods
Due to the impact of climate change, rivers now carry over two billion tonnes of sediment from the upstream during the monsoon each year, causing a rise in the country’s riverbeds and massive floods. Against this backdrop, the Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has taken up a 9-year-long mega dredging project to restore the country’s waterways through river management and reduce floods. This would include enhancing navigability, minimizing drainage congestion, wetland eco-system improvement, irrigation and landing facilities.   The BIWTA estimates it would need about to Tk 105,000 crore to restore and improve 10,500km of waterways across the country between 2019 and 2027. The BIWTA is conducting a study on…

Language Movement
veteran MA Gafur dies

Language Movement veteran MA Gafur dies

Language Movement veteran Dr MA Gafur passed away at a Dhaka hospital yesterday. He was 85. He breathed his last at Samarita Hospital in the capital, said his eldest son Dr Shakil Gafur. Education Minister Dr Dipu Moni, and Advocate Nurul Amin Ruhul, MP, extended condolences to the bereaved family.…
President stresses communal harmony to attain progress

President stresses communal harmony to attain progress

President M Abdul Hamid yesterday urged people of all religions to maintain the country’s existing communal harmony to attain national development and progress. The president came up with the call while speaking at a reception hosted for Hindu community representatives at Bangabhaban here on the…
Stop the yaba trade

Stop the yaba trade

The continuous entry of  to Bangladesh from India of the ‘madness drug’ yaba draw a dismal and a disquieting picture. In the last decade or so the menacing drug yaba has become the narcotic choice among the addicts in this country. At this moment the country is under an anti-drug drive,…
Role of civil society in establishing good governance

Role of civil society in establishing good governance

Recently the terms ‘governance’ and ‘good governance’ are being increasingly used in development literature. Bad governance is being increasingly regarded as one of the root causes of all evil within our societies. Major donors and international financial institutions are increasingly…
Onion and sugar prices spurt in kitchen markets

Onion and sugar prices spurt in kitchen markets

Even though the supply and production of hilsa are currently good, the price of the fish variety has not come down to the expected level in the capital’s kitchen markets. However, the prices of onion and sugar further rose last week, causing the woes of the consumers to increase, especially the…
Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic despite warnings

Russia launches floating nuclear reactor in Arctic despite warnings

Russia launched the world's first floating nuclear reactor, sending it on an epic journey across the Arctic yesterday, despite environmentalists warning of a "Chernobyl on ice." Loaded with nuclear fuel, the Akademik Lomonosov left the Arctic port of Murmansk to begin its 5,000 kilometre…
PrangoneMor to stage ‘Raktakarabi’ after one-year break

PrangoneMor to stage ‘Raktakarabi’ after one-year break

After a year break, theatre troupe PrangoneMor is bringing its much-acclaimed production ‘Raktakarabi’ on stage today at the Nilima Ibrahim Auditorium of Bangladesh Mahila Samiti in the capital’s Baily Road area. Directed by Nuna Afroze, this drama is based on truthfulness, but there…
Taijul hones skills for Afghan Test

Taijul hones skills for Afghan Test

While Bangladesh squad was elapsing a day in rest following their four successive fitness sessions on Friday, left-arm spinner Taijul Islam, considered as a good partner of Shakib Al Hasan in Test, appeared in Mirpur to hone his batting skills and techniques ahead of the one-off Test series against…
Chemicals ruining pineapples

Chemicals ruining pineapples

Among all the fruits produced in the country, pineapple ranks 4th in terms of total cropping area and production.  Pineapple is grown in about 90 countries of the world. But those produced in Bangladesh are said to be more juicy, succulent and appetizing.  About 2 lakh metric tonnes of pineapples…
AL to field best guns for city polls

AL to field best guns for city polls

The ruling Awami League is making preparations to contest in the upcoming elections in two Dhaka City Corporations that are likely to be held in the last week of December or January next year. Party insiders said, this time, the party would nominate the best candidates for contesting the prestigious…
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