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Major Fire Incidents: No verdict to date

At least 71 people were killed in a tragic fire at Wahed Mansion in Chawkbazar’s Churihatta area in Old Dhaka on February 20, 2019.

Fire exits horrifying at many city eateries

Just like on Bailey Road, a prominent feature of Banani road-11, Kamal Ataturk Avenue, Satmasjid Road, Khilagon Taltola and Mirpur-11 traffic circle are tall buildings that house restaurants, cafes and commercial kitchens on every floor.

Bailey road blaze: Manager of building, 3 others placed on remand

A Dhaka court yesterday granted police two days to interrogate on remand four people arrested over Thursday night’s deadly fire at the Green Cozy Cottage shopping mall on Bailey Road in Dhaka that claimed 46 lives.

Minimising fire hazards in the home

Fire hazards remain one of the most underemphasised and silent menaces of modern living. And while recent tragedies have left us all reeling in shock and disbelief, many remain unaware of the appropriate measures that need to be taken to prevent fire breakouts in the home, or the protocols to follow if such a fire does break out. It is high time we take the following vital steps to minimise fire hazards in our homes.

Process underway to file a case, say police

Police are yet to file a case in connection with Thursday's fire at a seven-storey building on Bailey Road that left 46 people dead so far

Barguna’s Naeem, Patuakhali’s Jewel laid to rest

Two victims of the fire at a building on the capital's Bailey Road were laid to rest yesterday

3-year-old's body among three more identified

Three more bodies of victims of Thursday night's deadly fire at a building on Bailey Road were identified by a family member last night

The last supper: All five of a family die

Only 18 days separated Syed Mobarak Hossain from his dream of taking his family to Italy, where he worked. After years of struggle as a Bangladeshi expatriate, everything was finally falling into place:

GONE ... TOO SOON

Classes, labwork, exams -- Lamisha Islam was supposed to be worrying about these today while living a life full of potential amongst her friends and family.

March 3, 2024
March 3, 2024

Bailey road blaze: Manager of building, 3 others placed on remand

A Dhaka court yesterday granted police two days to interrogate on remand four people arrested over Thursday night’s deadly fire at the Green Cozy Cottage shopping mall on Bailey Road in Dhaka that claimed 46 lives.

March 3, 2024
March 3, 2024

Fire exits horrifying at many city eateries

Just like on Bailey Road, a prominent feature of Banani road-11, Kamal Ataturk Avenue, Satmasjid Road, Khilagon Taltola and Mirpur-11 traffic circle are tall buildings that house restaurants, cafes and commercial kitchens on every floor.

March 3, 2024
March 3, 2024

Major Fire Incidents: No verdict to date

At least 71 people were killed in a tragic fire at Wahed Mansion in Chawkbazar’s Churihatta area in Old Dhaka on February 20, 2019.

March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024

Minimising fire hazards in the home

Fire hazards remain one of the most underemphasised and silent menaces of modern living. And while recent tragedies have left us all reeling in shock and disbelief, many remain unaware of the appropriate measures that need to be taken to prevent fire breakouts in the home, or the protocols to follow if such a fire does break out. It is high time we take the following vital steps to minimise fire hazards in our homes.

March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024

Process underway to file a case, say police

Police are yet to file a case in connection with Thursday's fire at a seven-storey building on Bailey Road that left 46 people dead so far

March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024

Barguna’s Naeem, Patuakhali’s Jewel laid to rest

Two victims of the fire at a building on the capital's Bailey Road were laid to rest yesterday

March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024

3-year-old's body among three more identified

Three more bodies of victims of Thursday night's deadly fire at a building on Bailey Road were identified by a family member last night

March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024

‘We are alive thanks to them’

Whenever there is a devastating blaze threatening the lives of people, the ones everyone looks to for saving the day are the fire service and civil defence personnel.

March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024

GONE ... TOO SOON

Classes, labwork, exams -- Lamisha Islam was supposed to be worrying about these today while living a life full of potential amongst her friends and family.

March 2, 2024
March 2, 2024

The last supper: All five of a family die

Only 18 days separated Syed Mobarak Hossain from his dream of taking his family to Italy, where he worked. After years of struggle as a Bangladeshi expatriate, everything was finally falling into place:

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