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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.