Bannai FR Tower | The Daily Star
  • Probe bodies visit FR Tower

    The probe body formed by the housing and public works ministry yesterday visited the fire ravaged 23-storey FR Tower in Banani to assess if there are any differences between the versions of owners and Rajuk about the building plan.

  • Enforcing fire safety requirements

    Enforcing fire safety requirements

    Over the past few months, Bangladesh has been passing an anxious situation. Banani FR Tower and Gulshan DNCC Market fire

  • Banani FR Tower Fire survivors

    Luck and wits got them out alive

    Once he learnt that a fire had broken out in the building and it was spreading fast, Shariful Islam on the ninth floor of FR Tower told his colleagues to run to safety. But they could not as black smoke already had engulfed the staircases.

  • Faulty Buildings: They will be identified in 15 days

    Housing and Public Works Minister SM Rezaul Karim yesterday said all buildings constructed violating rules would be identified within 15 days.

  • Banani Fire victim

    Living in a minefield of manmade disasters

    I was at the canteen during lunch hours at my workplace on Thursday when I found out about the fire in FR Tower. Everyone's eyes were fixated on the TV.