safety

No safety in custody

It is human nature to learn from past experiences. But when it comes to deaths in so-called crossfire, law enforcement agencies seem to have learned nothing of the sort. Rights activists say almost every time a detainee is taken out for a “raid”, he gets killed. So by now, law enforcers should know that they may “come under attack” by criminals, as they claim. Then why don't they protect the detainee?

November 13, 2022
November 13, 2022

How to stay safe during dengue season

Take the right precautions this dengue season.

September 27, 2017
September 27, 2017

No safety in custody

It is human nature to learn from past experiences. But when it comes to deaths in so-called crossfire, law enforcement agencies seem to have learned nothing of the sort. Rights activists say almost every time a detainee is taken out for a “raid”, he gets killed. So by now, law enforcers should know that they may “come under attack” by criminals, as they claim. Then why don't they protect the detainee?

August 20, 2017
August 20, 2017

Safety in Construction Sector: Set your own rules

Recruitment of workers through informal process, poor government monitoring system and lack of awareness among workers and contractors are among the major barriers to ensuring safety at the construction sector, experts say.

December 23, 2016
December 23, 2016

Banned Petersen 'feared for safety'

Banned former South Africa Test batsman Alviro Petersen said Thursday he hired a bodyguard because he feared for the safety of himself and his family during investigations into cricket match-fixing.

October 14, 2016
October 14, 2016

Sporting deaths that sparked safety re-thinks

Batsman Phillip Hughes died after he was struck on the neck by a bouncer during an Australian domestic match in 2014, stunning the sporting world.

June 8, 2016
June 8, 2016

Biometric driver data adds to safety

Formula One is planning to add more cockpit cameras and gather biometric data from drivers, possibly as early as this season, to provide a better understanding of accidents and improve safety.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

Worker dies as iron rod falls on him

A construction worker was killed yesterday after an iron rod fell off Moghbazar-Malibagh flyover and hit his head in the capital's Eskaton.

January 23, 2016
January 23, 2016

5 killed in Gazipur tyre factory fire

At least five workers including a woman are killed in a tyre factory fire in Pubail area of Gazipur.

January 5, 2016
January 5, 2016

ICC to invite Ireland as Australia's replacement

The ICC announced that it has invited Ireland, as the runner-up in the qualifying event in Kuala Lampur in October, to replace Australia in the U-19 World Cup in Bangladesh after the Aussies withdrew today.

November 13, 2015
November 13, 2015

Authorities' uncaring attitude

For the fifteen million or so people who call Dhaka their home, life is never short of unpleasant surprises.