Fire Accident
Jharkhand  /  Published 16.10.21

Sakchi fire destroys furniture shop

A fire,  suspected to have been caused by a short-circuit, gutted a furniture showroom and a dairy unit operating at a building at Kashidih in Sakchi, a  commercial hub if Jamshedpur, early ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshdepur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.21

Temple of Bankim's characters rebuilt

The temple of Devi Choudhurani and Bhawani Pathak, characters penned by Bankim Chandra Chatterjee in his 1884 novel Devi Choudhurani, which was gutted in 2018, has been rebuilt and will reopen its gat...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.21

Building rises from ashes, with a cafe

“We have decided to convert the top-floor, which opens onto the Chowrasta road as a café that will be inaugurated tomorrow evening,” said Suraj Sharma, assistant director of tourism...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.21

Plastic unit gutted in Jalpaiguri

A godown stacked with plastic carry bags, paper cups and plates and styrofoam items was gutted in a blaze in Jalpaguri town early on Thursday. Sources said no casualty or injury had been reported so ...
By Our Bureau in Malda, Jalpaiguri

News  /  Published 12.09.21

Five godowns gutted

A fire ravaged five adjacent godowns on Taratala Road and the flames had not been doused till late on Saturday. At least 22 fire tenders were at work when reports last came in. Police said no one was ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


News  /  Published 11.09.21

Major fire at Taratala godown

A major fire broke out at a godown in southwest Kolkata's Taratala area on Saturday morning, officials said. Twenty fire tenders were pressed into service to douse the flames, first spotted ...
By My Kolkata Web Desk, PTI in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.09.21

Fire guts wood godown at Nimtala Ghat Street

A fire broke out at a wood godown in the heavily congested Nimtala Ghat Street in north Kolkata early on Friday morning.  The blaze started around 7.45am from the asbestos tent on a wooden struct...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

World  /  Published 09.09.21

Indonesia jail fire kills 41 inmates

A fire killed 41 inmates in an overcrowded prison block in Indonesia’s Banten province on Wednesday, a government minister said, injuring scores more in a blaze that police said may have been ca...
By Reuters in Tangerang, Indonesia

India  /  Published 04.09.21

Palghar: Factory blast kills one

One person was charred to death and five others were injured, some of them seriously, in an explosion and fire at a textile factory in Tarapur industrial area of Maharashtra's Palghar district ear...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 28.08.21

Fire at Greater Noida paper mill

  A fire ripped through a paper mill in Greater Noida Saturday morning, gutting raw material in a large quantity although no individual was hurt in the blaze, officials said. "Fire-fightin...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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