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Firefighters battle to douse blaze at Tongi factory

Firefighters battle to douse blaze at Tongi factory

A total of 25 firefighting units are still battling to douse the blaze at Tempaco Factory in Gazipur's Tongi area.

Smoke and blaze were seen inside the aluminum packaging factory on Sunday morning.

A fire, which was apparently triggered by a boiler explosion at the four-storey factory, caused parts of the building to collapse, sparking fears that some people could be trapped inside.

Kaliakoir fire service leader Saiful Islam, who is now at the scene, said the factory fire has not been doused ...Details»

400 Eid congregations in Dhaka

400 Eid congregations in Dhaka

DHAKA: The holy Eid-ul-Azha, the second largest religious festival of the Muslims, will be celebrated throughout the country on September ...Details»

Shootout at Azimpur, 5 cops among 6 injured

Shootout at Azimpur, 5 cops among 6 injured

A K Azad: At least six persons including five cops have been injured in the incident of exchanging fires between ...Details»

'Tk 1 lakh each for deceased families'

'Tk 1 lakh each for deceased families'

Families of the deceased who were killed in a boiler explosion at a factory in Tongi of Gazipur will get ...Details»

PM mourns deaths, injuries at Tongi factory fire

PM mourns deaths, injuries at Tongi factory fire

DHAKA: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has expressed deep shock at the deaths and injuries in a boiler explosion in a ...Details»

Clinton calls half of Trump supporters 'deplorables'

Clinton calls half of Trump supporters 'deplorables'

US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has called half of Donald Trump's supporters a "basket of deplorables".

Speaking at a fundraiser, ...Details»

Tongi factory boiler blast, fire kill 24

Tongi factory boiler blast, fire kill 24

About 100 people were working in the morning shift when the explosion took place at the Tampaco Foils Ltd

At least ...Details»

BTRC inks Tk 1,400cr deal with HSBC for satellite Bangabandhu

BTRC inks Tk 1,400cr deal with HSBC for satellite Bangabandhu

DHAKA: Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) today struck a loan agreement of 157.5 million Euro (equivalent Taka 1,400 crore) with ...Details»

50 injured after falling from train roof

50 injured after falling from train roof

Dozens of people have fallen off a train roof after being struck by overhead cable TV wires in Siraganj.

The incident ...Details»

'Efforts are on to make journey hassle-free'

'Efforts are on to make journey hassle-free'

Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Kader on Friday said necessary arrangements have been made to make homebound people’s journey ...Details»