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  • Fire spread from chemical warehouse: Probe body
  • Chawkbazar fire: 45 bodies handed over to families
  • Funerals held for Dhaka inferno victims
  • No one can avoid responsibility for Chawkbazar tragedy: Quader
  • Chawakbazar fire virtually repeats 2010 Nimtali tragedy
  • BNP blames govt's irresponsibility for Chawkbazar fire
  • Shamima not a Bangladeshi citizen; no entry for her: Dhaka
Tragedy repeats itself in Old Dhaka

Tragedy repeats itself in Old Dhaka

At least 70 people were killed and over 50 injured as fire and explosions ripped through densely populated apartment buildings packed with unauthorised…
Experts rue failure to relocate factories

Experts rue failure to relocate factories

Experts, urban planners and environmentalists have blamed failure of the authorities to relocate storerooms containing flammable materials and plastic…

Gas cylinder blast cause of fire: Minister

Industries Minister Nurul Majid Mahmud Humayun yesterday said the Chawkbazar fire was caused by an explosion of a LP gas cylinder and not by chemicals stored in a warehouse. “What happened here last night had nothing to do with the chemicals. It was a LP gas cylinder blast,” he said while…
Nimtoli fire replays in Chawkbazar

Nimtoli fire replays in Chawkbazar

The Chawkbazar fire, which has killed at least 70 people so far, is one of the deadliest fire outbreaks in the country’s history. A similar fire…

President, PM, leaders mourn deaths

President M Abdul Hamid, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Jatiya Sangsad Speaker Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, leader of the opposition HM Ershad among others have expressed their profound shocks at the loss of lives of many people in a fire in Chawkbazar area of the Old Dhaka on Wednesday night. In a condolence…

Air grows heavy around DMCH

Relatives of fire victims were seen wailing outside the Dhaka Medical College (DMCH) morgue and in front of the DMCH emergency unit. The devastating fire broke out in a building at Chawkbazar in the old part of Dhaka around 10.40pm on Wednesday. Kawsar Ahmed, Rasu, Asraful, Faruk and two other dental…
Nation recalls language
martyrs

Nation recalls language martyrs

The nation paid their rich tributes to the martyrs of the 1952 historic Language Movement yesterday, marking 'Amar Ekushey', the Language Martyrs'…
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