Banani fire

FR Tower Design Forgery: HC orders two Rajuk officials to surrender

The High Court yesterday directed two Rajuk officials to surrender before a lower court in six weeks in connection with a case filed for forgery over the design of FR Tower.

August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019

FR Tower: Plot owner held for flouting building code

The Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) arrests SMHI Faruque, the land owner of FR Tower for his alleged connection to the illegal extension of Banani’s high rise building that caught fire in March.

July 17, 2019
July 17, 2019

FR Tower Design Forgery: HC orders two Rajuk officials to surrender

The High Court yesterday directed two Rajuk officials to surrender before a lower court in six weeks in connection with a case filed for forgery over the design of FR Tower.

April 11, 2019
April 11, 2019

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.

April 10, 2019
April 10, 2019

Honouring a true hero

We are saddened by the premature death of Sohel Rana, the 25-year-old firefighter who saved many lives at the risk of losing his own during the Banani FR Tower fire on March 28.

April 10, 2019
April 10, 2019

Hero fireman's final farewell

“I am dying…visit me at the hospital if you can,” were the final words he uttered to his mother, Halima Begum, over phone on the very day he was critically injured during the FR Tower rescue operation.

April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019

Home minister assures job for Sohel’s family

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan Kamal assures a job for a family member of firefighter Sohel Rana, who died as a hero of Banani fire tragedy.

April 9, 2019
April 9, 2019

Sohel dies a hero

Four years ago, a poor family in Kishoreganj dreamt of better days as their eldest son, Sohel Rana, had joined the Fire Service and Civil Defence as a fireman.

April 8, 2019
April 8, 2019

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.

April 6, 2019
April 6, 2019

Greed of owners, Rajuk caused FR tower fire: Minister

It was the unbridled greed of the building owners, developer and Rajuk officials that led to FR Tower fire tragedy which claimed the lives of 26 people, says the public works minister at a meet-the-press in the capital.

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

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.