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  • Chalantika slum fire

    UK gives fund for victims of Chalantika slum fire

    The UK government has allocated £102,625 to support those affected by the fire at Chalantika slum in Dhaka’s Mirpur area recently.

  •  Fire victims of Chalantika’ slum

    Fundamental supports will continue for fire victims: Mayor Atiqul

    Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) Mayor M Atiqul Islam says all the fundamental assistance would continue for fire victims of ‘Chalantika’ slum near Rupnagar area of Mirpur-7, which broke out at around 7 pm yesterday leaving hundreds of people homeless.

  • Mirpur slum fire: 3-member probe body formed

    A three-member probe committee has been formed to investigate the devastating slum fire in Chalantika area of Dhaka's Mirpur.

  • Lalbagh factory fire: Probe body formed

    An investigation committee is formed to look into last night's fire at a polythene factory in Lalbagh of Dhaka.

  • Fire at Banglamotor building

    Four unites of fire fighters bring under control the fire which broke out at a building in Banglamotor are of Dhaka, duty officer at the fire service headquarters says.

  • Dhaka Medical College Hospital

    Couple critically burnt in Agargaon fire

    A couple sustain critical burn injuries in a fire believed to have been originated from an “explosion” at their residence in Dhaka’s Agargaon area.

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    Fire at Jatrabari building under control

    Nine units of firefighters bring under control a fire which broke out at a seven-storey building in Jatrabari of Dhaka.

  • Banani FR tower fire

    FR Tower owner Tasvirul gets bail

    A Dhaka court grants bail to Tasvirul Islam, one of the owners of FR Tower in a case filed over the fire that ripped through the high-rise, killing 26 last month.

  • Dhaka Chawkbazar fire

    Chawkbazar fire: 2 Wahed Mansion owners remanded

    A Dhaka Court places the two owners of Wahed Mansion -- from where the deadly Chawkbazar fire originated -- on a seven-day remand each in a case filed over the deaths of 70 people.

  • Banani Firefighter Sohel Rana

    Banani fireman Sohel dies at Singapore hospital

    Firefighter Sohel Rana, who sustained serious injuries during FR Tower fire rescue operation, dies at a hospital in Singapore.

  • Chawkbazar Fire in Dhaka

    10-day remand sought for owners of Wahed Mansion

    Chawkbazar police seeks a 10-day remand for quizzing two owners of the Wahed Mansion, the centre of deadly Chawkbazar fire, in a case filed over the deaths of 70 people.

  • Banani FR Tower

    ACC sends letters to 9 govt bodies seeking info on FR Tower

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) sends letters to nine different government authorities seeking information on the “irregularities and corruption” in Banani’s FR Tower which caught fire on last Thursday.

  • 128 shops gutted in Khilgaon fire

    At least 128 shops are gutted in a fire that swept through three markets in Dhaka’s Khilgaon area.

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    Fire breaks out at pvt hospital in Dhaka

    A fire breaks out at Salauddin Specialized Hospital Ltd in Dhaka's Wari area.

  • Chawkbazar Fire in Dhaka

    2 Wahed Mansion owners sent to jail

    A Dhaka court sends two owners of the Wahed Mansion, from where the deadly Chawkbazar fire originated, to jail in a case filed over the deaths of 70 people.

  • 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.

  • Banani FR Tower fire land owner arrested

    Banani fire: Faruque, Tasvirul placed on 7-day remand

    A Dhaka court placed SMHI Faruque, the land owner of FR Tower in Banani, and Tasvirul Islam, one of the owners of the high-rise building, on a seven-day remand each in connection with a case over Thursday's fire disaster.

  • Banani FR Tower Fire

    ‘To survive, we had to act in 10mins’

    The separate government probe bodies formed to investigate Thursday’s Banani FR Tower fire are hearing the accounts of those survived the inferno.

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    Gulshan Police Plaza fire doused

    Fire breaks out at Police Plaza in Dhaka’s Gulshan area. It has been doused by locals.

  • Banani FR tower fire

    Nothing is right

    The Rajuk came to know about 12 years ago that the Faruque-Rupayan Tower was built in violation of the approved plan, but it remained silent for all these years.

  • All commercial high-rises in Banani, Gulshan without  fire safety licence; Rajuk knew about FR Tower violations  12 years back; its builder Rupayan claims to be clean

    Traders in for bleaker days

    Another devastating fire at the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) kitchen market early yesterday thrashed the efforts of 248 shop owners who were already struggling to revive their businesses from a similar disaster just two years ago.

  • Blaze at Gulshan DNCC market burns down over  200 shops, 2 years after it went up in flames

    Ravaged by FIRE AGAIN

    Amid outcries over the death of 26 people in Thursday's Banani inferno, a massive fire swept through the Gulshan-1 DNCC kitchen market burning down over 200 shops yesterday.

  • Banani Fire victim

    An office numb with grief

    Ten of the 26 people killed in Thursday's devastating fire in Banani used to work at Heritage Air Express on the 10th floor of the 22-storey FR Tower.

  • Banani FR Tower fire

    Cops file case over Banani FR Tower fire

    A case is filed in connection with the deadly fire at the 22-storey FR Tower in Dhaka's Banani area on Thursday in which 26 people were killed and around 100 others injured.

  • Banani FR tower fire

    Banani fire: Another victim succumbs, death toll now 26

    The death toll from Banani FR tower fire rises to 26 as one of the injured victims dies at Combined Military Hospital (CMH).

  • Banani FR Tower Fire

    Open hearing tomorrow to determine origin of FR Tower fire

    Two probe committees formed by the Ministry of Disaster Management and Relief and Ministry of Home visited the fire-ravaged FR tower in Banani and inspected the floors that were most affected.

  • Gulshan DNCC market fire

    DNCC market fire: ‘No prior recommendations implemented’

    None of the recommendations made by the Fire Service and Civil Defence after the 2017 DNCC market fire were implemented by the market authorities, a fire service official says.

  • 211 shops of DNCC market razed in fire

    Around 211 tin-shed business establishments are completely razed in the fire that ripped through the Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) kitchen market in Gulshan-1.

  • Banani fire victims

    A couple's dream lost forever

    Rumki Akhter and Maksudur Rahman had fallen in love while working at a travel agency. Eventually, they got married three years ago and dreamt of owning a flat. With their savings, they bought a flat in the city's Gendaria, which was almost ready. They were scheduled to shift there within next two months.

  • Banani Fire victim

    Opinion: Are we learning?

    We lost 25 office-goers last Thursday for no fault of theirs. Scores remain injured, some in serious condition.