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    211 shop owners lose their livelihood once again

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 11:25pm on March 30, 2019

    A devastating fire burnt the DNCC kitchen market at Gulshan-1 to ashes on Saturday less than two and a half years after a similar fire...

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    Khokan smells rat in fire incidents

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 05:39pm on March 30, 2019

    Dhaka South City Corporation mayor Sayeed Khokon on Saturday directed the Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defence to ascertain whether the recent incidents of...

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    Death toll rises to 25

    Tapos Kanti Das and Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 04:12pm on March 30, 2019

    The death toll from Thursday’s devastating fire in 23-storey commercial building at Banani in Dhaka rose to 25 as the Fire Service and Civil Defence...

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    Narrower fire exit, unused hydrants raised death toll: Probe committees

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 03:49pm on March 30, 2019

    The probe committees into Banani fire incident have found that narrower emergency escape and unused fire hydrants raised the death toll.....

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    Banani fire death toll rises to 26

    Staff CorrespondentStaff Correspondent | Updated at 03:02pm on March 30, 2019

    One more victim in Thursday’s deadly fire at FR Tower at Banani died at Combined Military Hospital in Dhaka on Saturday morning raising the death...

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    Fire destroys Bangladesh kitchen market again

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 08:33am on March 30, 2019

    Dhaka North City Corporation’s all the 211 shops under the tin shed Kitchen Market at Gulshan-1 in the capital were reduced to ashes by a...

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    AL presidium expresses concern over price hikes of essentials, Banani fire

    Moloy Saha | Updated at 01:05am on March 30, 2019

    Some members of the presidium of ruling Awami League on Friday expressed concern over price hikes of the daily essentials and the fire at a...

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    Banani fire exposes fire fighters’ helplessness, poor equipment

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:53am on March 30, 2019

    The way the fire fighters fought Thursday’s commercial building fire at Banani in Dhaka exposed their helplessness and inadequacy in the equipment to contain fires...

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    Tales of survivors, rescuers underline serious safety flaws

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:39am on March 30, 2019

    Abdus Sabur Khan, an employee of EUR Service (BD) Limited, learnt the truth the hard way during Banani Faruk Rupayan Tower fire. The building neither...

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    Nahid, Tanzila cried for help: families

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:26am on March 30, 2019

    Families of Nahidul Islam Tushar and Tanzila Mouli Mithi, two colleagues who died in the fire-affected FR Tower, trapped in the office of Heritage Tourism,...