Bangladesh Fire

March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019

Banani fire: Transmission of Duronto TV, Radio Today shut down

The transmission of a private television channel Duronto TV and a radio channel Radio Today has been offline since a fire broke out at FR Tower in Dhaka’s Banani area.

March 28, 2019
March 28, 2019

Ensure proper treatment of Banani fire injured: PM

Expressing deep shock at the loss of lives and property in a devastating fire at FR Tower in Dhaka's Banani area, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina asks the authorities concerned to ensure the...

February 26, 2019
February 26, 2019

'Govt to be held responsible for Chawkbazar tragedy'

Jatiya Oikyafront leaders holds the government responsible for the Chawkbazar fire that claimed 69 lives.

February 26, 2019
February 26, 2019

Chawkbazar Fire: Confusing comments may compromise findings

According to a report published in this paper on February 24, an industries ministry probe committee has claimed that it found no evidence of a chemical factory or warehouse in the vicinity of the...

February 25, 2019
February 25, 2019

Chawkbazar Tragedy: National mourning today

The nation is holding a one-day national mourning for the victims of Chawkbazar fire that claimed 67 lives on Wednesday and Thursday.

February 24, 2019
February 24, 2019

JS adopts condolence motion over Chawkbazar tragedy

The Jatiya Sangsad unanimously adopts a condolence motion expressing profound grief over the victims of Chawkbazar inferno that claimed 67 lives on Wednesday at Churihatta area of Old Dhaka.

February 24, 2019
February 24, 2019

Blaze takes all of family but one

Their family was a happy one -- mother and father with their two healthy children. ...

February 24, 2019
February 24, 2019

No chemical warehouse found nearby

As the call for relocating the warehouses of chemicals and inflammable goods from Old Dhaka gets louder, an industries ministry probe committee claimed that there was no chemical factory or...

February 24, 2019
February 24, 2019

Impunity lies at root

Fire tragedies are frequent in Bangladesh and often cause high casualties, but no one has ever been punished for their role in any fire incidents.

February 23, 2019
February 23, 2019

Hasan for looking into BNP’s link to fire incident

Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud says Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir’s statement that ‘the Chawlkbazar fire incident occurred due to absence of democracy’ prompted to look into whether the BNP...