• Baptised With Fire: First to arrive, last to leave

    Bangladesh faced a national crisis when an eight-story building called Rana Plaza housing several garment factories collapsed to the ground, leaving a huge pile of rubble and thousands of lives trapped underneath. It was the deadliest building collapse in modern human history that shook the nation to its core.

  • Rana Plaza owner, 17 others indicted

    A Dhaka court yesterday framed charges against Sohel Rana and 17 others in a case filed for violating building code in constructing the nine-storey Rana Plaza, which collapsed in 2013.

  • Sohel Rana, 17 others indicted for building code violation

    A Dhaka court frames charges against Sohel Rana and 17 others in a case filed for violating building code in constructing the nine-storey Rana Plaza, which collapsed in 2013 killing 1,136 people. The court will start trial of the case on August 23.

  • Working conditions need further improvement

    The Rana Plaza accident has at least led to the talk of improvement of workers' rights and working conditions in the garments sector.

  • Rana Plaza: US court scraps case against 3 retailers

    Judge in Delaware dismisses lawsuit filed against three major US clothing retailers following massive collapse of Rana Plaza complex, where over 1,100 people died in 2013.

  • Light of hope for Rana Plaza victims

    Another anniversary of the deadliest garment industry disaster in history just passed by last week.

  • Victim's fate still in debris

    Rafiq Khan was working in the 'Ether Tex' garments factory located on the 6th floor of Rana Plaza when it collapsed.

  • Victim's fate still in debris

    Rafiq Khan was working in the 'Ether Tex' garments factory located on the 6th floor of Rana Plaza when it collapsed.

  • Wings of Hope - ends at Bengal Art Lounge

    To celebrate the empowerment of women and express solidarity with Rana Plaza survivors, Bengal Art Lounge and the Embassies of the Nordic...

  • Time yet to heal Rana Plaza victims' families

    The 24th has become part of Shahida Begum's life. It is the date she goes to the Rana Plaza site every month, be it in the

  • Rana Plaza victims demand justice, compensation

    Marking the third anniversary of the world’s worst industrial catastrophe in the garment sector, survivors of the Rana Plaza collapse and relatives of the deceased demand exemplary punishment to the owner of the building, Shohel Rana.

  • CPD hails reform measures

    The Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) yesterday lauded the reforms made after the Rana Plaza disaster to ensure workers' safety at

  • CPD lauds safety steps at factories, says more needs done

    Centre for Policy Dialogue (CPD) lauds the reforms in ensuring safety standard at garment factories in three years, following Rana Plaza disaster, and adds that more needs to be done.

  • Quest for dawn ends in darkness

    They had come to Dhaka for jobs so they could get out of poverty and help their families. But the 2013 Rana Plaza collapse not only demolished their hopes but also pushed them into endless misery.

  • TIB lauds safety measures for RMG workers

    Transparency International Bangladesh has lauded the improvement of the safety standard at ready-made garment industries and termed the development “revolutionary”.

  • Two factory inspectors get bail

    Despite a strong objection from the prosecution, a Dhaka court yesterday granted bail to two of the 41 accused in the murder case filed over Rana Plaza collapse that killed over 1,100 people in 2013.

  • Rana Plaza murder case: 2 ministry officials get bail

    Two factory inspectors of the labour ministry gets bail today in the murder case filed over Rana Plaza collapse that killed over 1,100 people in April 2013.

  • Court accepts Rana Plaza murder charge sheet

    A Dhaka court takes into cognisance the charge sheet in the murder case filed over Rana Plaza collapse that killed over a thousand people in April 2013. The court also issued arrest warrant against absconding 24 accused.

  • Rana Plaza disaster case

    Government rule requiring its clearance to proceed against any government official is standing against the completion of the legal process of the Rana Plaza disaster.

  • SC clears way for releasing, screening Rana Plaza movie

    Supreme Court clears way for the releasing and screening of the Rana Plaza movie based on the rescue of garment worker Reshma 17 days after the Rana Plaza collapse.

  • Ban on Rana Plaza movie lifted

    Supreme Court clears way for release and screening of movie Rana Plaza, which is based on the miraculous rescue of garment worker Reshma 17 days into the 2013 collapse of the building in Savar.

  • Delwar, 12 others indicted for Tazreen fire

    Thirteen people, including Tazreen Fashions Managing Director Delwar Hossain, are indicted in a case over the devastating fire that killed 112 workers and injured many others in 2012.

  • Sohel Rana’s mother lands in jail after surrender

    A Dhaka court sends to jail the mother of Rana Plaza owner Sohel Rana in a graft case filed over the building collapse that killed over a thousand people in 2013.

  • 6-month ban on Rana Plaza movie

    The High Court imposes a six-month restriction on a movie depicting garment worker Reshma, who was rescued miraculously on the 17th day of the Rana Plaza disaster in 2013.

  • US leaves out Bangladesh from GSP

    Bangladesh has been left out of the United States’ generalized system of preference (GSP).

  • Rana Plaza: Charge framing hearing Jul 8

    Dhaka court sets July 8 to begin the hearings on whether charges will be framed against 42 including Sohel Rana in 2 cases.

  • Rana sued for not reporting wealth

    The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) sues Sohel Rana, owner of the collapsed Rana Plaza, for his failure to submit wealth statement within the stipulated time.

  • Rana Plaza two-year anniversary

    TWO years ago, the Rana Plaza building collapsed, crushing workers and drawing the world's attention to the readymade garment (RMG) sector in Bangladesh.

  • Rana Plaza two-year anniversary

    TWO years ago, the Rana Plaza building collapsed, crushing workers and drawing the world's attention to the readymade garment (RMG) sector in Bangladesh.

  • Rana Plaza collapse

    LEST WE FORGET

    Rana Plaza collapsed on the morning of a hot summer day, on April 24, 2013. Officially, 1100 workers died but the true total is much higher, probably closer to 1400 or 1500. The difference is on account of the 'missing' workers, of the bodies never found or those that lacked documentation as workers.

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