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A Cook from Ershadnagar

A Cook from Ershadnagar

Special Supplement

Thu, Jun 28 2018

Every year half a million people migrate to Dhaka city from the different rural corners

Korail slum residents get training on...

Korail slum residents get training on...

Dhaka

Fri, Sep 1 2017

The recent incidents of fire have caused significant damage to the schools, disrupting the education...

'Everything burned to ashes in front...

'Everything burned to ashes in front...

Weekend Tribune

Thu, Aug 24 2017

Fire safety training to prevent fires at Korail

Who’s extorting whom?

Who’s extorting whom?

Tribune In-depth

Tue, Apr 4 2017

Dhaka’s deep distrust in the state

Korail fire: The hapless among the...

Korail fire: The hapless among the...

Dhaka

Tue, Mar 21 2017

Nasima Akhter, 32, pregnant with her fourth child, said she did not get to eat anything the first day...

Korail residents fear another rent...

Korail residents fear another rent...

Bangladesh

Sat, Mar 18 2017

Although there is an annual rent hike at the slum, landlords also increase the rent when accidents like...

Fire-affected Korail slum dwellers in...

Fire-affected Korail slum dwellers in...

Bangladesh

Sat, Mar 18 2017

Some 500 shanties were burnt in the fire that apparently originated from a food shop in the slum

Why do fire probe reports never see...

Why do fire probe reports never see...

Dhaka

Sat, Mar 18 2017

Thursday’s fire in Dhaka’s Korail slum was the third major fire incident there in a year

A society under fire

A society under fire

Ekram Kabir , Ekram Kabir

Fri, Mar 17 2017

Will anything change now?

Korail slum dwellers claim fire was...

Korail slum dwellers claim fire was...

Dhaka

Fri, Mar 17 2017

Victims also accuse fire service personnel of delaying, saying most of the shanties had been burnt before...

In pictures: Korail slum fire

In pictures: Korail slum fire

Image Gallery

Thu, Mar 16 2017

More than 40,000 people have been affected as fire guts over 500 shanties at Korail slum in Dhaka’s Mohakhali...

Minute-by-minute: Korail slum fire put...

Minute-by-minute: Korail slum fire put...

Dhaka

Thu, Mar 16 2017

The fire at Dhaka's Korail slum has been put out

Of the ignored population

Of the ignored population

Dhaka

Fri, Feb 17 2017

Dhaka has a building boom, with high-rises mushrooming all over the city. But, the people whose work...

What awaits Korail residents?

What awaits Korail residents?

Bangladesh

Sun, Dec 25 2016

Citizens of Dhaka’s slums only receive brief spurts of attention from their fellows when a crisis takes...

Life is a constant struggle for...

Life is a constant struggle for...

Bangladesh

Sun, Dec 25 2016

Living in a slum is not an easy feat by any means, and like Dhaka, Korail slum is a densely populated,...

An exhibition on Korail

An exhibition on Korail

Dhaka

Fri, Dec 16 2016

An exhibition of photos, artworks, handicrafts on life in Korail was held in the recently devastated...

Ruling party blamed for Korail

Ruling party blamed for Korail

Corruption

Sun, Dec 11 2016

The recent fire in Gulshan’s Korail slum was not an accident, the affected dwellers claim, alleging that...

Korail fire: Hundreds made

Korail fire: Hundreds made

Bangladesh

Tue, Dec 6 2016

Since the fire razed almost 500 homes in Korail slum on Sunday making hundreds of people homeless, many...

Korail fire razes over 500 houses within...

Korail fire razes over 500 houses within...

Bangladesh

Sun, Dec 4 2016

A fire broke out in the Korail slum on Sunday afternoon and displaced over 500 families.

Security for the rich costs the...

Security for the rich costs the...

Bangladesh

Wed, Oct 26 2016

It is very unusual and rare to go over to the other side of a lake by a raft made of plastic bottles...