'Initiative underway to increase navigability of Buriganga'

The government has taken an initiative to increase the navigability of Buriganga River and to protect the river from pollution. Water Resource Minister Anwar Hossain Monju came up with the statement while replying to a query placed by a lawmaker at the parliament on Sunday, reports BSS. "The Bangladesh Water Development Board is implementing a project titled “Buriganga River recovery (New Dalweshwari-Pungli,-Bongshai-Turag- Buriganga river system) project” with cost of Taka 11.255 billion," the minister said. Under the project, the water...

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BNP nominates Bulbul, Sarwar for Rajshahi, Barishal city polls

BNP has nominated Moasaddek Hossain Bulbul and Mujibur Rahman Sarwar for Rajshahi and Barishal city corporation elections respectively. Party's secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir announced the names of two mayoral candidates at a press conference at BNP chairperson's Gulshan office on Sunday evening, reports UNB. The party nominated incumbent mayor Bulbul in Rajshahi city,...

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Train runs over youth while taking selfie  

A young man was crushed under the wheels of a...

Sylhet flood victims receive cash, relief materials

The government has distributed a total of 1,686 metric tonnes...

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  Crime