Burnt To Death
World  /  Published 26.06.21

Children die in China fire

A fire tore through a martial arts training centre in China on Friday killing 18 people, with one state media outlet saying most of the victims were children who were staying there. The blaze broke o...
By Reuters in Beijing

India  /  Published 08.06.21

18 die in Pune factory fire

At least 18 workers, mostly women, were charred to death in a devastating fire that broke out at a chemical unit in an industrial area in Pune district on Monday afternoon, officials said. According ...
By PTI in Pune

West Bengal  /  Published 29.05.21

New Barrackpore fire: 4 bodies recovered

Firefighters on Saturday morning recovered charred bodies of four unidentified persons from a building in North 24 Parganas, where a devastating fire broke out a day ago, reducing to ashes a vest manu...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Barrackpore

Jharkhand  /  Published 04.02.21

Headmaster dies in school fire

A 50-year-old headmaster of a government middle school in Pakur district was charred to death on Wednesday when a sudden blaze erupted in the building. The deceased, identified as Nakul Pandey, was i...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 04.02.21

Sixth aged Calcuttan to die of burns at home

A woman who had suffered burns from a candle while performing puja at her home a fortnight ago died in hospital on Tuesday. Police said Sima Dhar, 52, a resident of CR Colony in Jadavpur, lived with ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Jadavpur


Calcutta  /  Published 05.01.21

Last-rites candle burns kill woman

A 64-year-old woman died of burn injuries on Sunday, days after her apparel had caught fire from a candle while performing the last rites of her husband. This was the fourth reported case in Calcutta...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kasba

Calcutta  /  Published 08.12.20

Burns while cooking kill aged woman

An elderly woman who suffered burns while cooking at her daughter’s home in Radha Madhab Dutta Garden Lane, in the Beleghata area, on Sunday evening died on Monday. Police suspect a leak in an L...
By Our Special Correspondent in Beleghata

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.20

Charred bodies of cop, wife & kid found

The police seized around 122kg of cannabis, valued at Rs 50 lakh, from a car, and arrested two persons in Birbhum’s Dubrajpur on early Tuesday morning. Police sources said that preliminary inve...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

India  /  Published 09.10.20

Temple priest burnt to death in Rajasthan

A temple priest died after being set on fire by five people over a land dispute in Rajasthan's Karauli district, police said on Friday. The five accused allegedly poured petrol on Babu Lal Vaishn...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Jaipur

Calcutta  /  Published 01.10.20

Woman dies of burns after ‘fight’

Cops reached a rented flat in Azadgarh after receiving a call on 100 to find a woman with burns all over her and her friend with burns on his hand after midnight on Tuesday, police said. She had appa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jadavpur


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