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  • 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?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Authorities' uncaring attitude

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

  • Assurances of safety and security

    Our assurances will continue to sound empty unless the killers of the four bloggers and the two innocent foreign citizens are apprehended and demonstrably punished.

  • Disney bans selfie sticks at theme parks

    Walt Disney Co bans selfie sticks starting next week at its theme parks around the world, the company says, joining a growing list of attractions that restrict the camera accessories for safety reasons.

  • EU cautions over RMG workplace safety

    European Union has cautions of revisiting its duty-free quota for Bangladesh if poor workplace safety for workers continue in the country.

  • The nifty snatcher and his evening mission

    Every mobile phone owner, more or less, experiences the onset of panic and despair the moment he realises his phone is missing. But what happened to me is more than that when I suddenly saw my mobile phone gone in the blink of an eye.

  • violence

    Politics of violence: Probable remedy

    THE number one priority for any human being is safety of life and property. People live in a society and even form a state basically from that desire. Formation of government and financing of the same are borne by the people with the expectation that they would receive protection.