India  /  Published 06.08.20

Gujarat blaze kills 8 Covid patients

Three elderly patients were saved from the raging fire at the hospital by a 25-year-old attendant who showed presence of mind and unflinching courage When the fire broke out, there were 11 patients o...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 06.08.20

Fire: 8 dead in Covid hospital

Modi spoke to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and city mayor Bijal Patel regarding the situation. "Administration is providing all possible assistance to the affected," he said. An ex-...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta, New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.08.20

Fire reported at pvt hospital in South Mumbai

A fire was reported at a private hospital in Grant Road area of South Mumbai, an official said on Saturday. The incident occurred around 11.44 pm on Friday night on the ground floor of Reliance Hospi...
By PTI in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.07.20

Fire guts corporation building

A fire gutted the newly-renovated meeting hall on the third floor of the Hazaribagh municipal corporation’s administrative block, thus sending down the drain nearly Rs 40 lakhs that was spent on...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

North East  /  Published 08.07.20

Protests at blowout site in Baghjan

Protests resumed at Baghjan in Assam, the site of the May 27 gas well blowout, on Tuesday after talks on compensation between the local residents and the Tinsukia district administration failed to mak...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.20

Property gutted in Bermo fire

A huge fire that broke out engulfed a three-storeyed building, Sahu Hardware, located in Jaridih market under Gandhinagar police station under Bermo subdivision around 2am on Tuesday.  Fortunate...
By Our Bureau in Bokaro

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

Stores damaged in building blaze

A fire broke out in the meter room on the ground floor of a four-storey commercial building at the intersection of Brabourne Road and Canning Street on Sunday morning. Leaping flames damaged some sto...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.07.20

Mother and daughter charred to death

An elderly woman and her daughter were charred to death when a fire broke out on the first floor of a three-storey building in Parnasree on Saturday afternoon. Police said Soma Mitra, 68, and her dau...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.11.19

It’s lonely living in fire-hit Jharia

On August 19, 2017, the earth caved in at Jharia’s Mohribandh, hollowed out by the underground fire. An old woman died in the cave-in, two others were injured. Two years and three months later, Mohr...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.19

Fire in Park Street shop

A garments showroom on the second floor of a commercial building on Park Street caught fire early on Thursday. Park Street woke up to the sight of a blazing building on Thursday morning. Seven tenders...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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