www.thenewsroom.co.in www.thenewsroom.co.in
20 Mar 2019·
News Flash
Commissionerate Police Begins Investigation into Fake Intel Report * BCCI Announces Full Schedule for League Stage of VIVO IPL 2019 * Ex-Bargarh MLA Sadhu Nepak Quits Congress after Ticket Denial * Congress Leader Tara Prasad Bahinipati Alleges Irregularities in Tickets Distribution * BJP Spreading Rumors, Disinformation through Bogus Intelligence Reports: BJD * Naveen to File Nomination for Hinjili Seat Tomorrow * Odia Martyr CRPF Jawan Pradip Panda’s Wife Receives Kirti Chakra from President * Odisha Elections 2019: Will Pradhan Contest This Time Around ? * Odisha: Notification For 2nd-Phase Polls Issued In State * Congress’s First List Disappoints Women * Fake SIB Letter is a Cheap Trick out of Frustration; Police Takes Action * BJD Chose Its MLA Candidates Keeping Best Interests of People: Naveen * Naveen Dedicates Aska Parliament Seat to Women SHGs of Odisha * Elections 2019: Naveen Keeps Promises, Gives 33% LS Tickets to Women for 1st, 2nd Phase Polls * With the Name of Lord Jagannath, Naveen Starts List of Candidates * BIG BREAKING: BJD Lifts Expulsion of Prafulla Ghadei From Party * Naveen Patnaik to Contest From Bijepur And Hinjili * Odisha Assembly Elections 2019: Naveen to Contest from Hinjili, Bijepur Constituencies * BIG BREAKING : BJD Announces Candidates for 1st, 2nd Phase in Odisha * Amid Takeover Rumours, Subroto Bagchi Returns to Mindtree * Congress Stakes Claim to Form Government in Goa * Odisha: Gazette Notification Issued for 1st Phase Polls Today * Transgender Leader Meera Parida Joins BJD * Odisha CM Condoles Demise of Manohar Parrikar * Goa CM Manohar Parrikar Passes Away


81 Killed, Several Injured in Major Fire in Dhaka

81 Killed, Several Injured in Major Fire in Dhaka

Dhaka: At least 81 people have been killed and several critically injured in a major fire outbreak in Bangladesh Capital Dhaka on Thursday. It is said to be the city’s worst fire incident since 2012. 

According to sources, the toll could climb up as bodies are being extracted from the rubbles.

According to sources, around 200 firefighters were used to contain the fire. The fire broke out in the densely populated area of the Bangladesh Capital where around 3 million people were living.

Bangladesh Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan said that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina is monitoring the situation.  Khan also said that a five-member team has been formed to investigate the cause of the incident.

According to sources the fire broke out on Wednesday night at a chemical warehouse on the ground floor of a four-storey building (Hazi Wahed Mansion) and gradually spread to other areas. The building is behind a mosque in Old Dhaka’s Chawkbazar area.