World  /  Published 22.09.20

Arson tag on Pakistan fire killing 260

Pakistan’s deadliest industrial fire, which killed more than 260 garment factory workers in 2012, was a case of arson and not an accident, a court ruled on Tuesday as it sentenced two former pol...
By Reuters in Karachi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.20

Flames devour hilsa at a godown at Digha

Nearly two tonnes of hilsa valued over Rs 20 lakh were burnt to ashes in a fire at a godown inside Digha’s Matsya Nilam Kendra market. The fire reportedly started around midnight from cigarette...
By Anshuman Phadikar in

World  /  Published 10.09.20

Large fire erupts in jittery Beirut

A large fire erupted at Beirut port on Thursday, engulfing parts of the Lebanese capital in a pall of smoke weeks after a massive blast devastated the port and surrounding residential area. The blaze...
By Reuters in Beirut

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

Tea-storage bag unit gutted in Jalpaiguri

A factory manufacturing tea storage bags on the outskirts of Jalpaiguri town was gutted in a sudden blaze on Wednesday morning. Fire officials and the owner of the factory, Gautam Das, suspect that t...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

World  /  Published 09.09.20

Lesbos fire: 12,000 with no shelter

Thousands of migrants were left without shelter on Wednesday after overnight fires gutted their overcrowded camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, and authorities warned that some asylum seekers who test...
By Reuters in Lesbos, Greece

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.08.20

STATE DIGEST: Fire at Bokaro power plant

Congress ljhar Ahmad on Monday protested the steep hike in Vegetables by wearing a garland of vegetables.  Ahmad blamed the central government's flawed policy for the price rise in  the...
By Our Bureau in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.20

Fire safety audit of all Covid hospitals

The public works department has decided to conduct fire safety audit of all Covid hospitals, quarantine centres and safe homes where patients have been put up.  The decision was taken after a fi...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 25.08.20

Fire at Kerala Secretariat, opposition allege sabotage

The opposition Congress-led UDF in the state has alleged attempts to sabotage the investigations into the gold smuggling case, in which Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's office has come under scru...
By Agencies in Thiruvananthapuram

India  /  Published 21.08.20

Srisailam hydel plant fire kills 9

A fire that broke out in the Srisailam hydroelectric plant on Thursday night has left nine persons dead, most of them engineers, with thick smoke hampering rescue operations for over 12 hours.  ...
By PTI in Hyderabad

India  /  Published 21.08.20

Nine dead in fire at power plant

Nine people have died in the fire accident at Srisailam hydroelectric plant, on the Telangana-Andhra Pradesh border on Friday, a senior government official said. Six bodies have been recovered by res...
By Our Bureau in Kochi


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