Chawkbazar Fire

Chawkbazar Fire

9 writs over 5 fire incidents still pending disposal

Lawyers involved in the petitions said victims received a little compensation immediately after filing the writ petitions but these petitions are still pending disposal

This 21 February 2019 file photo shows the entire Churihatta area in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar in ashes after a devastating fire.

Is Dhaka a den of death?

Hearing the loud explosion, many people in the area thought it might have been a sabotage. Everyone was asking what about the cause of such a loud explosion

Is Dhaka a den of death?

Dhaka South City: 98pc chemical warehouses risky

According to the survey of the Dhaka South City Corporation, 98 per cent of 1,924 chemical godowns pose a medium level of risk.

Dhaka South City: 98pc chemical warehouses risky

Risky chemical hub in Narayanganj

According to Bangladesh Textile, Dyes and Chemical Association, there are more than three hundred chemical shops in the vicinity of Tanbazar area including SM Maleh road and Loyal Tank road

Risky chemical hub in Narayanganj

Titas's faulty gas lines: Negligence of authorities dangerous

Use of natural gas as fuel has turned risky in Bangladesh as gas explosion is causing fire accidents, casualties and damage to properties on regular basis. In some previous cases, the primary source ...

Titas's faulty gas lines: Negligence of authorities dangerous

‘My critic, my enemy’

Back in the days when we would read love stories, there were so many tales of love at first sight, secret letters, the pangs of rejection. We would hear of suicide due to unrequited love or betrayal. ...

‘My critic, my enemy’

The three Ws and our impending existential crisis

Our memories are freaky!Once a crisis hits a height, the issue recedes from our memory faster than it reached culmination. In this city of contingencies and crises, people soon get busy with the next ...

The three Ws and our impending existential crisis

Chawkbazar Wahed Manson owner’s sons remanded

The two sons of Wahed Mansion's owner were sent on a seven-day remand on Monday in connection with the Old Dhaka fire that killed 71 people in February, reports UNB.Dhaka metropolitan magistrate ...

Chawkbazar Wahed Manson owner’s sons remanded

Wahed Mansion owners sent to jail

A Dhaka court on Tuesday sent two owners of Wahed Mansion in Chawkbazar, from where a devastating fire originated on the night of 20 February that killed at least 71 people, to jail rejecting their ...

Wahed Mansion owners sent to jail

B Chy wants judicial body to probe fire incidents

President of Bikalpa Dhara Bangladesh (BDB) AQM Badruddoza Chowdhury on Saturday called for forming a judicial probe commission to ensure proper investigations into the recent deadly fire incidents, ...

B Chy wants judicial body to probe fire incidents
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