Raw sugar worth Tk1,000cr at risk; Air Force deployed

*A massive fire that broke out at S Alam’s sugar mill at Moijjartek in Chittagong around 4pm on Monday could not be brought under control ...

Medical student shot by teacher during class in Sirajganj

*A student of Shaheed Monsur Ali Medical College in Sirajganj was shot with a gun by a teacher inside the classroom on Monday.* The student,  Arafat ...

Massive fire breaks out at sugar refinery in Ctg

*A fire broke out at the warehouse of S Alam Refined Sugar Mills in the Isanagar area of Karnaphuli upazila in Chattogram around 3:55pm today.* Warehouse ...

Rajuk seals off 12 restaurants at Dhanmondi's Gawsia Twin Peak

*Rajdhani Unnayan Kartripakkha (Rajuk) on Monday sealed off 12 restaurants inside the Gawsia Twin Peak building on Dhanmondi Satmasjid Road.* Tazina Sarwar, deputy secretary and director ...

3 Bangladeshi die after being hit by train in Malaysia

*Three Bangladeshi men were killed after they were hit by a commuter train on the KTM Puncak Utama Jade Hill tracks on Sunday.* Selangor Fire and ...

Dhaka’s air ‘unhealthy’ this morning

*With an AQI index of 157 Dhaka has ranked sixth on the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality at 9 am this ...

Bangladesh received $2.16 billion remittances in February, highest in fiscal

*Bangladesh received inward remittances of USD $2.16 billion in February, which is the highest in 8 months (July-February) in the current fiscal year 2023-24.* According to ...

What's causing Bangladesh's repeated fire tragedies?

*A massive blaze that engulfed a six-story building in the Bangladeshi capital ( https://www.dw.com/en/bangladesh-dozens-killed-in-fire-at-residential-high-rise/a-68411890 ) , Dhaka, has claimed the lives of at least 46 people ...

Dhaka’s air again ranks as world's most polluted

With an AQI score of 205 Dhaka has again topped the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality at 9:01 am on Sunday. ...

Four arrestees placed on 2-day remand

*A Dhaka court today placed four arrested people on a two-day remand in a case filed in connection with the devastating fire in the capital’s ...

Ex-land minister Javed acknowledges overseas properties

*Former land minister and a figure in one of Chattogram's prominent political family, Saifuzzaman Chowdhury Javed, has confirmed the existence of assets in the UK, ...

Case filed; several arrested

*last night Police arrested several in connection to a case filed over the fire incident at Bailey Road's Green Cozy Cottage that claimed 46 people.* Assistant ...

Narendra Modi expresses grief over Bailey Road fire

*Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the Bailey Road building fire.* In a letter addressed to Hon’ble Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister ...

Police probe deadly Bailey Road blaze for negligence

*Police have initiated a case against three restaurant operators over the devastating blaze that claimed 46 lives at a commercial building on Bailey Road in ...

Short circuit or gas leak might be the cause

*Investigators said that an electric short circuit or a leaky gas pipe at a ground floor cafe was most likely the cause of the fire ...

Dhaka's air quality once again worst in world this morning

*With an AQI score of 191 Dhaka has topped the list of cities worldwide with the worst air quality at 9:09 am on Saturday morning. ...

Three arrested over Bailey Road fire

*Police on Friday arrested a manager of Kacchi Bhai restaurant and two employees of Chumuk Restaurant in connection with yesterday's fire at a building on ...

'Baba, I'm trapped, save me' - the last request a father couldn't keep

*"Baba (father), I'm trapped, save me,"- it was the last request of Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) student Lamisha Islam, who was burnt ...

No fire safety measures despite building owners being notified thrice: fire service DG

*Fire Service and Civil Defence Director General Brig Gen Md Main Uddin said today that there were no fire safety measures at the building on ...

PM expresses dismay over not having fire exit at Bailey Road building

*Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today expressed her resentment over having no fire exit in the commercial building on Bailey Road in the capital that caught ...

46 die due to carbon monoxide inhalation: Health Minister

*Health Minister Samanta Lal Sen said this morning that at least 46 people died and 12 were injured in last night's fire at a seven-storey ...