Rana Plaza tragedy

Graft: HC rejects bail plea of Rana Plaza owner

The High Court rejects a petition seeking bail for Sohel Rana, owner of Rana Plaza which collapsed and caused death of at least 1,135 people in April, 2013, in a corruption case filed on charge of...

June 14, 2016
June 14, 2016

Sohel Rana, 17 others indicted for building code violation

A Dhaka court frames charges against Sohel Rana and 17 others in a case filed for violating building code in constructing the nine-storey Rana Plaza, which collapsed in 2013 killing 1,136 people....

April 30, 2016
April 30, 2016

Light of hope for Rana Plaza victims

Another anniversary of the deadliest garment industry disaster in history just passed by last week.

April 29, 2016
April 29, 2016

Charges accepted against 41

A Dhaka court yesterday took cognisance of the charges against 41 people, including Rana Plaza owner Sohel Rana, in

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

Victim's fate still in debris

Rafiq Khan was working in the 'Ether Tex' garments factory located on the 6th floor of Rana Plaza when it collapsed.

April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016

Rana Plaza tragedy

The Rana Plaza disaster survivors and the relatives of the unfortunate victims have received some compensation and we are glad to note the various measures taken for workers' safety and welfare.

April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016

Time yet to heal Rana Plaza victims' families

The 24th has become part of Shahida Begum's life. It is the date she goes to the Rana Plaza site every month, be it in the

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Rana Plaza victims demand justice, compensation

Marking the third anniversary of the world’s worst industrial catastrophe in the garment sector, survivors of the Rana Plaza collapse and relatives of the deceased demand exemplary punishment to...

April 24, 2016
April 24, 2016

Trial of two cases yet to start

The trial for the killing of more than a thousand people in Rana Plaza collapse three years ago is yet to begin.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

US committed to protect factory workers: Bernicat

The United States is committed to continue efforts to protect Bangladesh’s factory workers, US Ambassador Marcia Stephens Bloom Bernicat says.

April 23, 2016
April 23, 2016

Quest for dawn ends in darkness

They had come to Dhaka for jobs so they could get out of poverty and help their families. But the 2013 Rana Plaza collapse not only demolished their hopes but also pushed them into endless misery.