Sunday, February 25, 2024

Culprits responsible for Rana Plaza collapse must be punished: PM

Prime Minister and Leader of the House Sheikh Hasina on Thursday unequivocally said those who are responsible for the Rana Plaza collapse in Savar would be given exemplary punishment as such games with the life of the people cannot be tolerated in anyway. “Those who are responsible for the tragic incident must be punished. None ... Read more

Khaleda visits collapsed Rana plaza site

BNP chairperson and opposition leader Khaleda Zia went to Savar on Thursday afternoon and extended her condolence to the people who lost their dear and near ones and who got injured in the building collapse incident that took place on Wednesday morning. The former premier witnessed the trail of devastations caused by the eight-storey building ... Read more

RMG workers protest Savar tragedy

Thousands of readymade garment (RMG) workers of different factories on Thursday took to the street, demanding punishment of those responsible for the collapse of Rana Plaza in Savar. Workers of different factories in Tongi, Boarbazar, Konabari and Joydebpur Chowrasta blocked the Dhaka-Mymensingh highway, Dhaka-Tangail highway and Dhaka-Gazipur Road,

Govt, BNP trade charges over Savar tragedy

The government and opposition BNP on Thursday blamed each other for the building collapse in Savar on the outskirts of Dhaka a day earlier. Home minister MK Alamgir claimed that a huge number of picketers had attacked the building during the opposition-called hartal, resulting in the collapse of the multi-storied building. “We are probing the ... Read more

President, PM, Oppn leader shocked

President-elect Md Abdul Hamid Advocate, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Opposition leader Khaleda Zia on Wednesday expressed deep shock at the loss of lives in the tragic building collapse at Savar on the outskirt of the capital on Wednesday morning. Hamid asked the authorities concerned to put in all-out efforts in the rescue operation

Nation to mourn Savar tragedy Thursday

The nation will observe national mourning on Thursday following the tragic building collapse near Savar bus stand on the outskirt of the capital on Wednesday morning that left over a hundred people dead and many more injured. “The nation will observe mourning on Thursday following the huge loss of lives in building collapse in Savar

BNP calls off hartal after Savar building collapse

The BNP-led opposition has withdrawn its hartal to accelerate rescue operations at the eight-storey building that collapsed in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, on Wednesday morning. Shamsuzzaman Dudu, adviser to BNP chief Khaleda Zia, made the announcement at a press conference, at the party’s Naya Paltan office on Wednesday afternoon. The 18-Party Alliance

Savar collapse: Tough steps against people responsible: MKA

The building housing several garment factories in Savar that collapsed on Wednesday, killing over 80 people, mostly workers and injuring more than 600 was not constructed following rules and regulations. “It did not have permit from the concerned authority to construct it. We will bring those responsible for it to justice so that no one ... Read more