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Fire at Bangladesh Bank under control

A fire that broke out at Bangladesh Bank Bhaban in Motijheel this evening was doused.

Pvt university student dies in fire at Niketan flat

A private university student died after fire originated at a flat in Dhaka’s Niketan area this morning.

OPINION / Ctg depot fire: How certain people’s actions are discouraging future frontliners

Firefighters are some of the many frontliners who sign up for their jobs knowing the risks.

Labour ministry to provide Tk 2 lakh to families of Ctg depot fire victims

The Ministry of Labour and Employment will provide Tk 2 lakh to each family of the people who died in in the fire and subsequent explosions at BM Container Depot in Sitakunda upazila last night, Mominur Rahman, deputy commissioner of Chattogram, had said.

Fire ravages 230 shops in Malibagh

A massive fire swept through Malibagh kitchen market yesterday morning, burning down some 230 shops.

Rajuk's 'absolute power corrupts absolutely'

British historian Lord Acton's 130-year-old observation that a person's sense of morality diminishes as his/her power increases is true

Prepare hospitals to tackle disaster situations

The recent incident of fire at Suhrawardy hospital has once again exposed the fact that our hospitals are not at all prepared to handle any emergency and post-emergency situation such as fire or earthquake.

Cigarette butts cause 13.55pc fire incidents

Smoking causes cancer, heart diseases and lung problems -- such warnings found on cigarette packets are known to all.

10 burnt in Ctg factory

A worker was killed and 10 others suffered burn injuries when melted iron fell on them at a steel factory in Chittagong's Sitakunda

June 1, 2017
June 1, 2017

4 burnt in fire at Savar textile mill

Four workers sustain burn injuries after a fire breaks out at Pakija textile mill in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka.

August 25, 2016
August 25, 2016

Mitigating fire risks in factories and malls

Although termed a 'fire accident', most fire incidents are far from being accidental. In fact, most fires are preventable.

March 7, 2016
March 7, 2016

Son all too lonely as mother also departs

With 90 percent of her body burnt, Sumaiya Khanam had been fighting a grim battle for life for 10 days.

February 28, 2016
February 28, 2016

After two sons, now father dies

The father of the five-member family that got burnt in a fire at an Uttara flat on Friday died of his injuries yesterday, raising the death toll from the incident to three.

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

Gas fire at house kills 2 children

A stroke of a match has torn apart the entire world of Shah Newaz.