Search results for: Buriganga

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  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Water Resources Ministry yesterday recommended the Bangladeshi Government to complete the dredging of Buriganga, Shitalakkhya and Turag rivers on a priority basis, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports.  The committee came up with the suggestion at its 36th meeting held at the Jatiya Sangsad, chaired by Ramesh Chandra Sen. The Parliamentary […]

  • 22 December 2011

    Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan has formally inaugurated the boundary pillars installation work on Buriganga river as part of an ongoing…   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, December 22, 2011;

  • 26 May 2011

    Dredging work in Buriganga is getting delayed for want of qualified contractors… By Mohsinul Karim (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, May 26, 2011;

  • 4 April 2010

    Dhaka–Water resource minister Ramesh Chandra Sen announced on Sunday an initiative to help solve Dhaka metropolitan’s prevailing water crisis by bringing water from the Jamuna River to the Buriganga River… [mappress] Source:bdnews24,April 4,2010;

  • 7 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Targets 3,000 tonnes waste extraction in 3 months Several hundred locals in a colourful boat procession were chanting slogans in support of saving the Buriganga as Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan… [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, January 7, 2010

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, during yesterday’s meeting with officials of the Ministry of Shipping at Bangladesh Secretariat, urged the shipping ministry and all its departments concerned to work sincerely for making the river routes safe and secure for passengers and goods. “We have to improve the navigability of the rivers and ensure safe and secure […]

  • 8 August 2013

        Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has launched a drive to remove wastages including polythene from the Buriganga by operating three newly-collected long boom excavators. Shipping minister Shahjahan Khan inaugurated the drive on the Buringanga adjacent to Shyambazar in the capital. BIWTA sources said about 31,500 cubic meter wastage would be removed from […]

  • 27 September 2012

    The government has undertaken a capital dredging program to make 24 important river routes navigable. After the completion of this Tk 18.73 billion mega dredging scheme goods-laden vessels, including heavy cargo ships, will be able to move in all seasons on inland waterways, says Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). “The heavy vessels cannot move […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Bangladesh Coast Guard last week seized seven dredgers and one sand carrying vessel from Bakalia Char in Karnaphuli river near Chittagong Port for extracting sands illegally. According to The Daily Star, the seized vessels were: dredger TMSG and vessel Gangchil, owned by Pacific Marine Services; MV Shah Amanat-2, MV Buriganga and MV Bismillah, of Mohammad […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Government efforts to save the four rivers – Buriganga, Shitalakhya, Turag and Balu – flowing around the metropolis through restoring their navigability are yet to make any headway. Ceaseless dumping of wastes, haphazard dredging and encroachment on these rivers continue unabated. A recent survey on the wetland around Dhaka city says that all such lands […]

  • 8 August 2011

    The government has finally started dredging the Turag river in efforts to bring fresh water to the highly polluted Buriganga river.   (thedailystar) [mappress] Source: thedailystar, August 8, 2011

  • 8 April 2010

    The government on Tuesday approved seven projects, including capital dredging of country’s river system and Buriganga river restoration, involving Taka 2,840 crore… [mappress] Source:ittefaq,April 8,2010;

  • 21 March 2010

    Qatar has pledged $100mn assistance to rejuvenate the Buriganga river adjoining the Bangladesh capital by diverting water from the Jamuna river… [mappress] Source:gulftimes,March 21,2010;