garment factory fire

Gutted Bangladesh factory`s owner denied bail

A court in Bangladesh Sunday denied bail to the owner of a garment factory and his wife after they surrendered over a fire accident that killed 112 people in November 2012.

Feb 09, 2014, 20:38 PM IST

13 charged over deadly garment factory fire in Bangladesh

13 people, including the owners of a garment manufacturing unit, were on Sunday charged with culpable homicide for the death of 112 people in Bangladesh`s factory fire.

Dec 23, 2013, 00:11 AM IST

Huge Bangladesh fire destroys key garments factory

A huge fire on Friday destroyed a Bangladesh garment factory supplying key Western brands, authorities said, in a blaze touched off by workers angered over rumours of a colleague`s death in police firing.

Nov 29, 2013, 13:24 PM IST

Bangladesh factory fire `act of sabotage’?

Even as the authorities in Bangladesh launched a manhunt for the owner of the garment factory where 112 workers were killed in a devastating fire on Sunday, news reports on Tuesday claimed that it was an act of sabotage.

Nov 27, 2012, 18:03 PM IST

Walmart ‘troubled’ over gutted Bangladesh garment factory

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.

Nov 27, 2012, 13:45 PM IST

13 killed in Karachi factory fire

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.

Sep 12, 2012, 00:30 AM IST