Rana Plaza

Bangladesh charges Rana Plaza owner with murder

Bangladeshi police on Monday charged the owner of the Rana Plaza factory complex with murder after it collapsed in 2013, killing more than 1,100 people, in the country`s worst-ever industrial disaster.

Jun 01, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

No Bangladesh garment factory totally safe: Labour group

Safety overhauls of Bangladesh`s garment factories were running behind schedule and none were considered totally safe two years after the Rana Plaza disaster, a global labour group said Thursday.

Apr 23, 2015, 19:20 PM IST

French retailer faces legal action in wake of Bangladesh disaster

Three organisations said today that they had filed a judicial complaint against French supermarket giant Auchan in the first such case in Europe in the wake of the deadly Bangladesh factory disaster a year ago.

Apr 25, 2014, 00:30 AM IST

Bangladesh`s `miracle` survivor marries and builds new life

The case of Reshma Akhter, 19, was a rare bright spot in the Rana Plaza catastrophe on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on April 24 last year that left 1,138 dead and more than 2,000 injured. 

Apr 24, 2014, 14:33 PM IST

US concerned over labour rights and workplace safety in Bangladesh

A year after more than thousand workers were killed following a garment unit building collapse in Bangladesh, the US still remains concerned about labour rights and workplace safety in the country.

Apr 22, 2014, 09:39 AM IST

Bangladesh orders arrest of factory owners for deadly fire

A Bangladesh court ordered the arrest of owners of a garment factory where 111 workers were killed last year in the country`s worst such fire, after police laid charges.

Dec 31, 2013, 16:46 PM 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

Death toll reaches 108 in Bangladesh building collapse

At least 108 people were killed on Wednesday when an eight-storey commercial building collapsed on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital.

Apr 24, 2013, 10:23 AM IST