Bangladesh building collapse

Bangladesh factory collapse victims want aid

Bangladesh began compiling details about victims of 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse as part of compensation deal but dozens took to streets demanding a more complete accounting of the disaster.

Mar 25, 2014, 00:30 AM IST

Bangladesh building collapse left many amputees

It was the worst disaster in the history of the garment industry. When the Rana Plaza factory building crashed down in April, 1,129 people were killed.

Jun 20, 2013, 23:08 PM IST

US companies to improve safety conditions of workers in B`desh

Major American retailers have agreed to work to improve the safety condition of workers in Bangladesh, a move which has been welcomed by lawmakers.

May 31, 2013, 23:24 PM IST

Groups divided on Bangladesh safety overhauls

The nation`s largest retail industry organisation is firing back, saying that a legally binding global pact to make Bangladesh clothing factories safer would expose merchants to undue legal exposure.

May 18, 2013, 08:44 AM IST

Bangladesh garment factories shut down as workers protest

The owners of garment factories near Dhaka in Bangladesh have decided to pull down the shutters after employees angered by a building collapse last month continue to protest, reports said Tuesday.

May 14, 2013, 11:03 AM IST

Miracle survivor of Bangladesh shuns garment industry

Three days after her miraculous rescue from the rubbles of the collapsed eight-storey building here, the 19-year-old Bangladeshi girl Monday declared that she "will never again work in a garment factory".

May 13, 2013, 20:59 PM IST

Bangladesh Army to end salvage campaign as collapse toll hits 1127

Bangladesh Army is planning to wrap up its 20 days of salvage campaign at the ruins of a garment factory building that collapsed last month, even as toll from the country`s worst ever industrial disaster rose to 1,127.

May 13, 2013, 16:39 PM IST

Bangladesh building collapse toll reaches 1,126

More than two weeks after an eight-storey building collapsed in the Bangladesh capital, the death toll approached 1,200 Sunday, officials said.

May 12, 2013, 18:21 PM IST

Woman rescued from Bangladesh rubble recovering

A seamstress who survived 17 days before being rescued from a collapsed garment factory building was panicked, dehydrated and suffering from insomnia as she recovered in a Bangladesh hospital, but was in generally good condition.

May 11, 2013, 22:16 PM IST

Death toll in Bangladesh collapse soars past 1,100

Police say the death toll from the collapse of a garment factory building in Bangladesh has soared past 1,100 as recovery operations continue.

May 11, 2013, 21:08 PM IST

Bangladesh building collapse toll passes 800

The death toll in Bangladesh`s worst industrial disaster passed the 800 mark as rescuers pulled out 51 more decomposed bodies on Wednesday.

May 08, 2013, 20:29 PM IST

Bangladesh building collapse toll approaches 800

The death toll in Bangladesh`s worst industrial disaster approached the 800 mark as rescuers pulled out 48 more decomposed bodies on Wednesday from the debris of the ill-fated eight-storey building that collapsed last month.

May 08, 2013, 17:40 PM IST

Bangladesh building collapse toll hits 715

The death toll in Bangladesh`s worst industrial disaster rose sharply to 715 as rescuers pulled out 36 more decomposed bodies on Tuesday from the debris of the ill-fated eight-storey building that collapsed last month.

May 07, 2013, 09:28 AM IST

Bangladesh building collapse toll tops 640

Bangladeshi police are investigating possible murder charges against the owner of a shoddily built factory that collapsed nearly two weeks ago after the wife of a garment worker crushed in the accident filed a complaint.

May 06, 2013, 21:05 PM IST

Bangladesh collapsed building owner charged with murder

Murder charges was today slapped on the owner of the ill-fated eight-storey building that collapsed killing over 600 people with hundreds still missing, making it the worst industrial disaster in Bangladesh`s history.

May 05, 2013, 18:37 PM IST

Bangladesh building collapse death toll over 600

Twelve days after the worst industrial disaster in Bangladesh`s history, rescuers on Sunday pulled out 53 more decomposed bodies from the rubbles of the eight-storey building, taking the toll to 620.

May 05, 2013, 17:34 PM IST

Bangladesh building: Disaster not `really serious`, says minister

Bangladesh`s finance minister has downplayed the impact of last week`s factory-building collapse on his country`s garment industry, saying he didn`t think it was really serious hours after the 500th body was pulled from debris.

May 04, 2013, 09:39 AM IST

US firms asked to improve conditions in B`desh facilities

A US congresswoman today called on American companies to ensure the safety and working conditions of workers at their factories in Bangladesh, after a massive building collapse killed over 400 people in the country.

May 02, 2013, 13:26 PM IST

Dhaka building collapse: Pope condemns `slave labour` in Bangladesh

More than 400 people are confirmed to have died in the collapse of the Rana Plaza building near the capital, Dhaka.

May 02, 2013, 13:25 PM IST

Bangladesh building collapse toll shoots past 400, EU mulls action

The commercial building Rana Plaza in Savar district of Dhaka that caved in last Wednesday, housed five garment factories.

May 01, 2013, 14:09 PM IST