Fire at JU burns 10 acres of greenery

A fire incident on Jahangirnagar University (JU) campus severely burnt trees and plants on about 10 acres of reserve forest area yesterday.  At noon, the fire originated at the reserve forest area, adjacent to the university’s chemistry department building, said Jefrul Hassan Chowdhury, security officer of the university. For all latest news, follow The Daily […]

Rohingya camp fire in Bangladesh kills three

Flames rise from a fire in a makeshift market near a Rohingya refugee camp in Kutupalong, Bangladesh

A fire has destroyed more than 20 shops in a makeshift market near a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, killing at least three people. Local police chief Ahmed Sanjur Morshed said they recovered the bodies from the debris after it took firefighters several hours to bring the blaze under control. The fire broke out […]

Drought, fire and flood devastate Australians in the bush

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A State Emergency Service rescue team uses an inflatable raft to bring a local resident to safety from a flooded home as the state of New South Wales experiences widespread flooding and severe weather, in Sydney, Australia, March 21, 2021.Reuters After years of drought devastated crops and livestock, the country have faced a devastating wildfire […]

Modi on 2-Day Visit to Bangladesh, 2 Killed in Major Mumbai Fire & Other Top Stories

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Modi in Bangladesh: PM Arrives in Dhaka on 2-Day Visit, Plants Sapling at National Martyrs’ Memorial Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived in Bangladesh on a two-day visit to the nation, his first tour to a foreign country since the Covid-19 outbreak last year. He was received by his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina at […]

Fire destroys hundreds of shelters at Rohingya refugee camp

Rohingya refugees watch smoke rising from the fire

A devastating fire has raced through a sprawling Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh, destroying hundreds of shelters and leaving thousands homeless. The fire at the Balukhali camp in the Cox’s Bazar district broke out in the late afternoon and spread quickly through at least four blocks, said Mohammad Shamsud Douza, from the government’s Refugee, […]

Fire breaks out in Sundarban forest

Fire breaks out in Sundarban forest

Fire fighters along with the local people extinguishing fire in the Sundarbans on Monday afternoon Dhaka Tribune BFD informed that firefighters cut a fire line over 5 kathas of land to prevent it from spreading further and were able to control the flames A fire broke out at Chandpai range at the end of the […]

2 killed, 1 injured in elephant attack in Bandarban after locals set it on fire

Locals rush an injured to the hospital after a wild elephant ran amok and killed to people in Alikadam upazila of Bandarban on Sunday, January 24, 2021 Dhaka Tribune Families of deceased and injured will be given the necessary assistance, says local UP chairman A wild elephant was set on fire in Alikadam upazila of […]