Banani fire incident | The Daily Star
  • 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.

  • Banani Fire victim

    Living in a minefield of manmade disasters

    I was at the canteen during lunch hours at my workplace on Thursday when I found out about the fire in FR Tower. Everyone's eyes were fixated on the TV.

  • Has non-compliance of rules become the order of the day?

    Hardly had we gotten over the Old Dhaka fire, when we are again left to count the dead bodies of people who per-ished in the inferno at a landmark building in Banani on Thursday, 25 so far.

  • It is murder, not an accident: Minister

    Public Works and Housing Minister SM Rezaul Karim terms the deaths of Banani FR Tower fire victims as “murders”.