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BIWTA revokes 60% fare hike as government...

BIWTA revokes 60 % fare hike

Coronavirus

Tue, Aug 10 2021

Lockdown rules slackened even though Covid-19 infection sees record highs

BIWTC official suspended for not wearing...

BIWTC official suspended for not wearing...

Nation

Sun, Jul 18 2021

The official in question was photographed without a mask at an event with the state minister for...

Launch services resume ahead of

Launch services resume

Nation

Thu, Jul 15 2021

Strict restrictions will, however, resume from July 23

Goods-laden transports, emergency vehicles...

Goods-laden transports and ambulances...

Bangladesh

Fri, Jul 9 2021

Authorities ban people and vehicles carrying passengers  

Passenger vessel movement suspended...

Passenger vessels docked in 7...

Nation

Tue, Jun 22 2021

Vessel movement from Dhaka to other parts of the country will also remain suspended

Eid rush forces resumption of Paturia,...

All ferries back on

Bangladesh

Wed, May 12 2021

The move comes following the death of five people at the Banglabazar ferry terminal on Wednesday

BIWTA evicts MP Haji Salim's illegal...

BIWTA evicts illegal establishments...

Dhaka

Mon, Dec 7 2020

During the drives, BIWTA officials recovered about 3 acres of government land.

BIWTA defies pressure from lawmaker,...

BIWTA defies pressure from lawmaker,...

Dhaka

Wed, Mar 4 2020

'We will not obey your instruction, and not stop our work under duress'

Launch services resume after 36hrs

Launch services resume after 36hrs

Nation

Mon, Nov 11 2019

Cyclonic storm Bulbul left a trail of destruction in its wake

Poor navigability disrupts water transport...

Poor navigability disrupts water transport...

Nation

Thu, Nov 7 2019

There are 78 rivers in the division and 25 of them have dried up while 10 are on the verge of dying,...

BIWTA to launch water buses for crossing...

BIWTA to launch water buses for crossing...

Dhaka

Thu, Sep 12 2019

Four water buses will be used for crossing Buriganga

BIWTA suspends water transport services...

BIWTA suspends water transport services...

Nation

Thu, May 2 2019

The Mongla and Payra maritime ports have been advised to hoist danger signal no. seven

Protests in South Keraniganj against...

Protests in South Keraniganj against...

Dhaka

Tue, Mar 12 2019

Garment traders, boat owners and workers stage demonstration

BIWTA to add 12 more excavators by...

BIWTA to add 12 more excavators by...

Dhaka

Tue, Mar 5 2019

The move is aimed to expedite and bolster the BIWTA’s river safety drives across the country

BIWTA to begin second phase of eviction...

BIWTA to begin second phase of eviction...

Dhaka

Tue, Mar 5 2019

BIWTA will be conducting the second phase of the drives on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays until March...

‘BCL man’ halts BIWTA drive, key official...

‘BCL man’ halts BIWTA drive, key official...

Dhaka

Wed, Feb 20 2019

BIWTA Joint Director AKM Arif Hossain was summoned to his office during the crackdown

Anti-river grabbing raid stalled while...

Anti-river grabbing raid stalled while...

Nation

Thu, Feb 14 2019

'Kazol made us stop the drive and we were receiving phone calls from different quarters, with the...

BIWTA demolishes 118 establishments,...

BIWTA demolishes 118 establishments,...

Nation

Tue, Feb 12 2019

The drive to demolish illegal establishments along the Buriganga River began at about 10am

Mission: Freeing rivers from...

Mission: Freeing rivers from...

Nation

Thu, Feb 7 2019

A recent High Court order also made river land grabbers ineligible for bank loans and election...

Poor navigability stops northbound cargo...

Poor navigability stops northbound cargo...

Business

Sat, Feb 24 2018

The navigability of the Jamuna has been the lowest at Petkhola and Nagarbari of Pabna district, and in...

Water transport services on all routes...

Water transport services on all routes...

Bangladesh

Mon, May 29 2017

At present, a total of 295 vessels operate on different river routes across the country