Last Updated: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 13:45
US retailer Walmart has said that it is ‘troubled’ that a supplier subcontracted work without authorization to a factory has been hit by a lethal fire in Bangladesh.
Last Updated: Monday, November 26, 2012, 20:40
Bangladesh police arrested two factory employees, including a woman, for allegedly setting on fire a readymade garments unit, a day after another inferno killed 112 workers of a nearby textile unit.
Last Updated: Sunday, November 25, 2012, 20:26
Russian President Vladimir Putin expressed his condolences to his Bangladeshi counterpart Zillur Rahman and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina over a fire at a clothes factory that claimed the lives of over 100 people.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 16, 2012, 12:32
The possibility of sabotage cannot be ruled out in the garment factory fire in Pakistan`s port city Karachi that left at least 259 people dead.
Last Updated: Friday, September 14, 2012, 23:55
Sindh Minister for Industries and Commerce, Abdul Rauf Siddiqui, stepped down in the wake of country`s worst industrial disaster.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 16:15
Many escape routes were blocked with large bundles of cloth and basic safety regulations weren`t followed.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 13:15
The blaze started Tuesday from the basement and gutted three other floors of the building, said the official.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 11:26
Pakistani dailies Thursday sought regular inspections of factories as well as rigorous application of the law following the deaths of over 300 workers.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 00:30
At least 13 people, including two women and a child, were killed and 30 injured in Pakistan`s port city of Karachi Tuesday when a fire broke out in a garment factory, a media report said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 22:29
At least 25 people, including three children, were killed and 15 others injured in a fire at a shoe factory in this eastern Pakistani city on Tuesday.
Last Updated: Friday, September 07, 2012, 23:27
National Human Rights Commission on Friday issued a notice to the Tamil Nadu government on the Sivakasi fire accident that claimed 39 lives.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 05, 2012, 22:51
Sonia Gandhi expressed grief over the death of around 54 people in the blaze on the outskirts of Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu.
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