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    Neighbours fleeing fire yet to return home

    Sadiqur Rahman | Updated at 12:07am on February 23, 2019

    Residents of Chawk Bazar who fled their houses because of fire that burned four buildings at Churihatta Wednesday night were yet to return as power...

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    Death stalks old Dhaka people at every turn

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:02am on February 23, 2019

    Chemical warehouses in residential buildings, power cables and transformers dangerously set very close of houses and vulnerable gas supply lines are the risks amid which...

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    Chemicals fuelled Chawk Bazar fire, devastation: probe body

    Rashad Ahamad and Tapos Kanti Das | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2019

    Chemicals stored on the first floor of Wahed Mansion at Chawk Bazar augmented the fire many times, which killed at least 67 people and injured...

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    A beacon of hope for visually impaired people

    Arifur Rahman | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2019

    Next to the exit point of Bangla Academy premises of Amar Ekushey Book fair, an unconventional publishing house styled as Sporsho Braille publication, which is...

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    Int’l Mother Language Day observed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2019

    The nation observed the Amar Ekushey and the International Mother Language Day on Thursday by paying tribute to the memory of the Language Movement martyrs...

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    Govt instructs to shift warehouses from old Dhaka, says Quader

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2019

    Awami League general secretary Obaidul Quader on Friday said that the government gave direction to shift all chemical warehouses from the Old Dhaka area....

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    Dhaka blaze prompts calls for action on building safety

    Thomson Reuters Foundation. Dhaka  | Updated at 08:30pm on February 22, 2019

    Bangladesh must enforce its building code and safety regulations if it is to avoid more disasters like the fire that killed at least 70 people...

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    Int’l community offers condolences over Chawk Bazar fire

    Agencies | Updated at 12:00am on February 23, 2019

    The international community, including the president of Russia, expressed shock and offered condolences at the death of 67 people in the deadly fire that broke...

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    Prof Yunus expresses condolence over deaths in Chawk Bazar

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 07:50pm on February 22, 2019

    Nobel laureate professor Muhammad Yunus in a message expressed his condolence to families of the victims, who lost their lives in the fire at Chawk...

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    Perfume canisters help fire spread out: DSCC investigators

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 04:57pm on February 22, 2019

    Members of the investigation committee formed by Dhaka South City Corporation said on Friday that perfume canister stored in two floors helped fire...