Bannai FR Tower

Probe bodies visit FR Tower

The probe body formed by the housing and public works ministry yesterday visited the fire ravaged 23-storey FR Tower in Banani to assess if there are any differences between the versions of owners and Rajuk about the building plan.

April 2, 2019
April 2, 2019

Probe bodies visit FR Tower

The probe body formed by the housing and public works ministry yesterday visited the fire ravaged 23-storey FR Tower in Banani to assess if there are any differences between the versions of owners and Rajuk about the building plan.

April 2, 2019
April 2, 2019

Enforcing fire safety requirements

Over the past few months, Bangladesh has been passing an anxious situation. Banani FR Tower and Gulshan DNCC Market fire

April 1, 2019
April 1, 2019

Luck and wits got them out alive

Once he learnt that a fire had broken out in the building and it was spreading fast, Shariful Islam on the ninth floor of FR Tower told his colleagues to run to safety. But they could not as black smoke already had engulfed the staircases.

March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019

Faulty Buildings: They will be identified in 15 days

Housing and Public Works Minister SM Rezaul Karim yesterday said all buildings constructed violating rules would be identified within 15 days.

March 30, 2019
March 30, 2019

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.