Dhaka fire

Doctor couple severely burnt in Dhaka

A doctor couple was burnt severely in a fire, reportedly igniting after a cigarette came in contact with hand sanitiser at their home in Dhaka’s Hatirpool area early today.

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 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

10-day remand sought for owners of Wahed Mansion

Chawkbazar police seeks a 10-day remand for quizzing two owners of the Wahed Mansion, the centre of deadly Chawkbazar fire, in a case filed over the deaths of 70 people.

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...

April 4, 2019
April 4, 2019

128 shops gutted in Khilgaon fire

At least 128 shops are gutted in a fire that swept through three markets in Dhaka’s Khilgaon area.

April 3, 2019
April 3, 2019

Fire breaks out at pvt hospital in Dhaka

A fire breaks out at Salauddin Specialized Hospital Ltd in Dhaka's Wari area.

April 2, 2019
April 2, 2019

2 Wahed Mansion owners sent to jail

A Dhaka court sends two owners of the Wahed Mansion, from where the deadly Chawkbazar fire originated, to jail in a case filed over the deaths of 70 people.

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...

March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019

Banani fire: Faruque, Tasvirul placed on 7-day remand

A Dhaka court placed SMHI Faruque, the land owner of FR Tower in Banani, and Tasvirul Islam, one of the owners of the high-rise building, on a seven-day remand each in connection with a case over...

March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019

‘To survive, we had to act in 10mins’

The separate government probe bodies formed to investigate Thursday’s Banani FR Tower fire are hearing the accounts of those survived the inferno.

March 31, 2019
March 31, 2019

Gulshan Police Plaza fire doused

Fire breaks out at Police Plaza in Dhaka’s Gulshan area. It has been doused by locals.