Dhaka: 3:19 AM, Sat, 23 Feb, 2019

President attends doa for Chawkbazar fire victims

Risingbd Desk: President M Abdul Hamid on Friday attended a special prayer and doa for the Chawkbazar fire victims at Bangabhaban Jame Mosque here after Jumma prayers.

BNP’s remark over city fire nonsense: Info Minister

Senior Correspondent: Information Minister Dr Hasan Mahmud said BNP’s propaganda to make the government responsible for Wednesday’s fire in city’s Chawkbazar is totally nonsense and unacceptable.

Five held with Yaba in capital

Staff Correspondent: Five drug peddlers have been held in separate drives in the capital.

Five burnt people taken to ICU

Staff Correspondent: All the nine people burnt in the Chawkbazar devastating fire are now at risk out of which five people have been taken to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH).

Govt thinking about alternative to gas cylinder

Senior Correspondent: Terming gas cylinder as dangerous, Awami League (AL) general, also Road Transport and Bridges Miniter Obaidul Quader said that the government is thinking about alternative to it for vehicle.

Compensation demanded for Chawkbazar casualties

Staff Correspondent: Jatiya Bharatia Parishad (national tenants' council) has been demanded sufficient compensation to the families of Chawkbazar fire casualties.

‘There was a cache of chemicals inside buildings’

Staff Correspondent: "There was a cache of flammable chemicals inside the buildings damaged by the devastating fire that broke out in old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar area on Wednesday night," according to the committee formed to investigate into the fire incident.

Chawkbazar fire: 45 bodies handed over

Staff Correspondent: Authorities have handed over bodies of 45 victims of the devastating Chawkbazar fire to their families.

Special prayers for Chawkbazar fire victims

Secretariat Correspondent: State Minister for Religious Affairs Sheikh Md Abdullah urged the imams to hold a special prayer after the Jumma in all the mosques of the country on Friday for the salvation of the departed souls of Chawkbazar fire. 

Investigators inspect scene of deadly Chawkbazar fire

Staff Correspondent: Two special team have visited the scene of the devastating fire in capital’s Chawkbazar.

One killed in Dhaka 'shootout'

Staff Correspondent: A shootout between police and suspected criminals has left one killed in Doyaganj area of capital’s Jatrabari.

Case filed over Chawkbazar fire

Staff Correspondent: A case has been filed with Chawkbazar police station over the devastating fire incident in capital’s Chawkbazar.

PM urges judges to deliver verdicts in Bangla

Risingbd Desk: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Thursday requested the judges to deliver the verdicts of lawsuits in Bangla taking into consideration the poor knowledge of most of the litigants in the foreign language.

36 bodies handed over to families

Staff Correspondent: The bodies of the people who were burnt to death in a devastating fire that broke out at a chemical warehouse in the city’s Chawkbazar area last night are being handed over to their relatives from Dhaka Medical College Hospital (DMCH) morgue.

Chawkbazar fire is human-induced: NHRC chairman

Staff Correspondent: National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Chairman Kazi Reazul Hoque said, “The Chawkbazar fire is human-induced incident. Such kind of fire incident could be avoided if business people in the area would abide by the government rules.”