Calcutta  /  Published 16.01.21

Bagbazar fire ravages dreams, life savings

Chumki Samadder was staring at her burnt books and weeping inconsolably on Friday morning. The home in Bagbazar that the student of history shared with her mother was gutted in the devastating blaze ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.01.21

Rare manuscripts lost in Bagbazar blaze

Udbodhan, the only Bengali periodical of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, was started by Swami Vivekananda. Over the years, it grew into a publishing house and has been one of the leading publishers ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.01.21

Homes to be rebuilt: CM

By Snehal Sengupta in Bagbazar

Calcutta  /  Published 14.01.21

Fire swallows shanties, threatens Udbodhan house

Around 30 fire tenders were deployed to control the blaze that broke out in an area that has tenements made of plastic sheets and bamboo poles, a fire official said. There were several structures tha...
By Snehal Sengupta, Kinsuk Basu in Bagbazar

Calcutta  /  Published 13.01.21

Fire at slum in Baghbazar

A massive fire broke out at a slum in Calcutta’s Bagbazar area on Wednesday evening, said the police. At least twenty five fire tenders were pressed into service to bring down the fire that eng...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta


India  /  Published 11.01.21

Fourth child after three stillborns taken away in fire

The sorrow of Bhanarkar couple has been immeasurable as their baby daughter born last week, after 14 years of marriage and three stillborn children, died in the fire at a hospital in Maharashtra's...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Nagpur

India  /  Published 09.01.21

Fire: 10 babies die in hospital

  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday expressed grief at a tragic fire incident in a Maharashtra hospital in which 10 newborn babies died. "Heart-wrenching tragedy in Bhandara, Mahara...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 07.01.21

Hit by car, scooterist run over by bus

A private car overturned on the Parama flyover on Tuesday, police said. Five occupants of the car were injured . ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.21

Train kills boys glued to games

Two Class XII boys died and another was critically injured when a train hit them while they were playing mobile games sitting on railway tracks at Thakurnagar in North 24-Parganas on Wednesday evening...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Thakurnagar (North 24 Parganas)

Calcutta  /  Published 06.01.21

Three mourners die as pick-up truck overturns

Three men died and at least seven people were injured after a pick-up truck they were travelling in toppled on the Barasat-bound flank of Jessore Road, near Michael Nagar, early on Tuesday, police sai...
By A Staff Reporter in Dum Dum


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