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    International fire safety expo begins Feb 15

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:27am on November 10, 2019

    The country’s biggest International Fire Safety and Security Expo-2020 will begin in the capital on February 15, with organisers hoping to attract more than 10...

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    Govt must ensure fire safety protocols in all hospitals

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

    TWENTY to thirty per cent of the hospitals have no fire extinguishing system, the health and family welfare minister said in the parliament on Wednesday...

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    Expert body to decide fate of 1,818 high-rises: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:06am on June 22, 2019

    Housing and public works minister SM Rezaul Karim on Friday said that an expert committee would be formed soon to decide the fate of 1,818...

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    HC seek explanation on fire extinguisher in vehicles

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 04:24pm on May 22, 2019

    The High Court on Wednesday issued a rule asking the authorities concerned to explain why directives would not be given to install fire extinguishing system...

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    Fire safety rules in new building code weaker, review sought

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 01:20am on May 13, 2019

    The Fire Safety Consultants Association of Bangladesh has demanded amendment to the draft Bangladesh National Building Code 2017 considering the fire safety standard set in...

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    17 shops burnt in Sadarghat market fire

    United News of Bangladesh. Dhaka | Updated at 10:20am on April 28, 2019

    Seventeen shops were burnt as a fire broke out at Sadarghat Hawkers’ Market in Old Dhaka on early Sunday...

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    A case of unethical practice and an issue that can go awry

    | Updated at 12:00am on April 10, 2019

    A FEW fires in about a month and a half in city buildings — between the second week of February and the first week of...

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    Fire safety kit prices shoot up

    Shakahwat Hossain | Updated at 11:37pm on April 08, 2019

    Prices of fire safety equipment, mainly fire extinguishers, have marked a sharp rise in the local market against the backdrop of high demand and supply...

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    Injured Banani fire-fighter Sohel dies

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 10:44am on April 08, 2019

    Fire fighter Sohel Rana, who became seriously injured during the rescue operation at capital’s Banani FR Tower devastating fire on March 28, died at a...

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    Dr Kamal urges govt to work together to ensure fire safety

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on April 08, 2019

    Gono Forum president Dr Kamal Hossain on Sunday urged the government to work together [with all concerned] to carry out its responsibilities to ensure safety...