• Savar cotton mill fire doused

    Fire that broke out at a cotton factory in Ashulia of Savar is doused after one and a half an hour.

  • Central Hospital fire brought under control

    A fire that broke out at the basement of Central Hospital on Green Road in Dhaka has been brought under control.

  • 25 shops gutted in Narayanganj fire

    At least 25 furniture shops are gutted in a devastating fire in Dawn Chamber area of Narayanganj city.

  • Gazipur

    4 hurt in Gazipur garment factory fire

    Four workers of a sweater factory are injured as a devastating fire breaks out at a high-rise commercial building in Signboard area of Gazipur.

  • 12 shanties gutted in Tejgaon railway colony fire

    At least 12 shanties are gutted in a fire at the railway colony in Dhaka’s Tejgaon area.

  • Blaze follows stalled drive

    A fire yesterday burned down at least 21 shanties at the Kalyanpur slum where just a day ago an eviction drive was suspended because

  • 'Fire to cause highest casualties if major quake hits Dhaka'

    The damage of utility networks and fire is going to be the main causes of casualties if any major earthquakes strike the Dhaka city, experts say.

  • Asset now burden

    Over the past few days, The Daily Star published a series of reports on ordeals of the victims of mindless violence in the name of politics between January 5 and April 5 last year. Lives perished, people were crippled, families torn apart and dreams shattered in the 91 days of brutality that shook the nation to its core. In the last part of the series, we today will tell you the story of a victim who is living a life no one wants.

  • Left in the lurch

    For 91 days from January 5 to April 5 last year, there was hardly a single day when innocent people were not burnt to death or injured in arson attacks on public transports. Some lost their loved ones, others their lone bread earners during the longest spell of horror allegedly carried out by the BNP-led coalition, protesting the January 5, 2014, elections.

  • AL Bagerhat municipality office set ablaze

    Miscreants set fire to a local office of ruling Awami League at Bagerhat Sadar municipality, destroying office equipments, documents and some other valuables.

  • 16 hurt as fire erupts at Dubai skyscraper

    A huge fire rips through a luxury Dubai hotel Thursday night, injuring 16 people, just a few hours before the emirate celebrated the new year with a spectacular fireworks display nearby.

  • 31 killed in Saudi hospital fire

    A fire at a hospital in Saudi Arabia kills 25 people and injures 107, the country's civil defence says in a statement.

  • Events that shaped the year: Regional haze one of the worst in history

    The transboundary haze crisis of 2015, which affected millions across Southeast Asia, will go down as one of the worst in recent history - surpassing the 1997 and 2013 crises.

  • Fire at Motijheel building, 1 dead

    One person dies after a fire at a building in Dhaka’s commercial hub Motijheel.

  • Minor fire at Dhaka airport

    Fire breaks out at an office room of the second floor of Dhaka's Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. Believed to have been caused by an electrical malfunction, the fire is said to have caused insignificant damage.

  • 30 shops gutted in Gazipur market fire

    At least 30 shops are gutted in a fire that broke out at a market in Kapasia upazila of Gazipur this noon.

  • 3 hurt in fire at Narinda

    Three young men suffered burn injuries in a fire that broke out at their rented house at Narinda in Dhaka.

  • Fireman has extensive face transplant

    US surgeons say they have carried out the world's most extensive face transplant to date, including the entire scalp, ears and eyelids.

  • 3 of a family burnt in fire from leaked gas in Dhaka

    Three members of a family were severely burnt in a fire that broke out due to gas pipe leakage at their house in Wari area of the capital early today.

  • Paltan building fire under control

    The fire that broke out at a multistoried building in Paltan area of Dhaka was brought under control after around half an hour.

  • SKorea 'fires shots at NKorean boat'

    South Korea's navy fire shots at a North Korean boat that strayed into its waters, the Yonhap news agency reports.

  • 2 burnt in Bangshal shoe factory fire

    At least two workers were burnt as a fire broke out at a shoe manufacturing factory in Bangshal area of Dhaka.

  • 7 burnt in Dhaka gas line blast

    Seven people including six of a family are injured in a fire that broke out due to gas line explosion at a house in Senpara area of Dhaka.

  • London mosque fire: 70 firefighters tackle blaze

    A fire has broken out at a mosque in south London.

  • Passengers flee as BA jet catches fire

    A British Airways plane bound for London catches fire at Las Vegas airport, forcing the evacuation of 172 people on board on emergency slides.

  • 2 guards burnt at Gulshan

    Two security guards of Gulshan Youth Club are burnt in a fire set by police to destroy seized goods in Gulshan area of Dhaka early.

  • 8 dead in Paris apartment fire

    A fire in an apartment building in northern Paris kills eight people, including two children.

  • Fire at 60MW power station in Ctg

    Authorities temporarily shut down the 60MW thermal power station at Shikalbaha in Chittagong following a fire incident.

  • 5 of a family burnt in Dhaka fire

    Five people including two minor boys of a family are burnt in a fire that broke out a house at South Keraniganj on the outskirts of Dhaka.

  • Fire breaks out at Shakharibazar

    A fire breaks out on the first floor of a five-storey building located at Kobiraj lane of Shakkhari Bazar area in Dhaka.

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