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    Time for govt to act on risky buildings

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    A two-storey building, which has been abandoned but used for living and as a warehouse, in Old Town of Dhaka on Wednesday, leaving two dead....

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    Kamal wants nat’l commission to probe Banani fire

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on March 30, 2019

    Gono Forum president Kamal Hossain on Friday said a national commission should be formed to investigate the fire incident at 23-storey FR Tower building at...

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    8,000 cases on risky buildings in limbo

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 02:23pm on January 14, 2019

    Housing and public works minister SM Rezaul Karim has said currently around 8,000 cases on risky buildings are pending in courts. ‘The cases have either...

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    Rajuk negligence in building safety continues

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 16, 2018

    MANY risky buildings in Dhaka stand tall without the attention of the authorities concerned, putting lives at risk. In 2009, the relief and disaster management...

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    Govt asked to submit list of risky buildings to HC by Nov 22

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on August 15, 2018

    The High Court Division on Tuesday directed the government to identify in three months the capital’s buildings that could collapse anytime. Respondents, the Rajuk’s chairman,...

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    124 RMG units run in risky buildings

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on March 12, 2018

    One hundred and twenty-four readymade garment factories in Dhaka and Chittagong have been running their business in risky buildings, ignoring the government order for closures,...

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    A strong case for Rajuk overhaul

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 17, 2017

    IT IS unacceptable that the government has failed to take any action to make 72,000 risky buildings of Dhaka safe even eight years after the...

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    No action in 8 years to make 72,000 risky city buildings safe

    Rashad Ahamad | Updated at 12:05am on October 14, 2017

    The government has failed to take any action to make 72,000 risky buildings of the capital safe even after eight years of their identification...

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