Banani skyscraper inferno toll rises to 25

The final official death toll in Thursday’s skyscraper inferno in city’s Banani today stood at 25 with rescuers overnight extracting more bodies from rubbles.

UK lawmakers reject Brexit deal for third time

British MPs on Friday rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s EU divorce deal for a third time, opening the way for a long delay to Brexit — or a chaotic “no deal”

Trump threatens to close border with Mexico ‘next week’

President Donald Trump on Friday again accused Mexico of failing to curb the flow of migrants illegally entering the US, and threatened to close the border “next week” unless

Most Dhaka high-rises face ‘grave fire hazard’

Some 80 per cent of the high-rises run the grave risk of falling prey to fire hazards, experts said yesterday as Thursday’s deadly blaze at FR Tower has once again brought to

Gulshan-1 DNCC market fire doused

Just two days after a major fire in the city's Banani area that left 25 people dead, another fire broke out at Dhaka North City Corporation (DNCC) kitchen market in Gulshan area

All-women art exhibition ‘Life 2019’ underway at Gallery Cosmos

A 15-day-long group art exhibition featuring artworks of women artists began at Gallery Cosmos in the capital’s Mohakhali New DOHS area on Tuesday.

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