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May 22, Forty Years Ago: Farakka is ready

The Farakka barrage across the Ganga was dedicated to the nation. The project, primarily meant to preserve the Calcutta port by diverting water through feeder channels to the Hooghly, was made possible by the Indo-Bangladesh agreement. Union ... Indian Express, 1 month ago

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Why does Bangladesh need the Ganges Barrage?

The construc-tion of the Farakka Barrage by India at 18 km from the Bangladesh border is an ill-conceived project. The then Irrigation Engineer of West Bengal, Kapil Banerjee, opposed it for diverting huge quantities of water from the Ganges to ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 week ago Bangladesh, India agree to construct Ganges barrage jointly  Dhaka Tribune1 month ago Dhaka to push Teesta deal, Ganges barrage  New Age Bangladesh1 month ago

From the past pages of dawn: 1965: Fifty years ago: Farakka Barrage

DACCA: The East Pakistan Assembly today [July 2] unanimously adopted a resolution urging the Central Government to ask India to stop immediately further construction work of the Farakka Barrage till India came to an agreement with Pakistan on this ...
 DAWN Group4 days ago

Farakka under fire in India

The Farraka barrage has caused devastation, not only in Bangladesh, but also in India, according to a writ petition filed at the end of last year. The plight of Bangladeshi farmers who lived in the basin areas and suffered dislocation by the ...
 Dhaka Tribune2 months ago Farakka case shows need for water-sharing  Dhaka Tribune2 months ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Mamata's eyes on Farakka

After blocking the Teesta water-sharing treaty, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee now says Bangladesh is getting more Ganges water through the Farakka barrage than stipulated in the agreement. This situation has been ongoing for the last ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star2 days ago Farraka Barrage: The tale of two countries and one river  Indian Express2 weeks ago

Farakka Long March day observed

Maulana Bhashani Foundation (MBF) observed the 39th anniversary of the historic Farakka Long-March Day on Saturday in Tangail. On this day in 1976, veteran public leader Maulana Abdul Hamid Khan led a huge long march towards the Farakka Dam to ...
 New Age Bangladesh1 month ago Historic Farakka day today  New Age Bangladesh1 month ago

Rajshahi residents demand completion of Ganges Barrage project

RAJSHAHI, June 6 (BSS): People of the metropolis in a post-rally meeting have called for immediate implementation of the Ganges Barrage Project and North Rajshahi Irrigation Project to protect country's south-western region, including the ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh1 month ago People demand immediate implementation of Ganges Barrage project  Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha1 month ago

No ill-will intended, just lighten up!

Weekly supplement titled Roshalo, of Bangla daily Prothom Alo, known for its bold humour and impish style, is making news on the other side of the border, not for flattering reasons, to be sure. You may just have a frown in your forehead, a ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star4 days ago

Sahibganj first district to have toilets under Clean Ganga project

Sahibganj, a picturesque district in Jharkhand skirted by the Rajmahal Hills, is where Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious programme to stop the disposal of human waste into the river Ganga will be the first to see the light of day. The Centre ...
 Business Standard India1 week ago

Improving Indo-Bangla relations

:00:00 A A- A+ Syed Mahbubur Rashid Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modis recent visit to Bangladesh generated much heat and less light. In fact, his visit created a kind of euphoria and the political parties and the media seemed to have been ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh1 week ago
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