Fire Accident
Calcutta  /  Published 26.09.20

Salt Lake civic body blaze

A fire broke out on the third floor of Poura Bhavan, the headquarters of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation in Salt Lake’s FD Block, on Friday evening. A meeting of outgoing councillors was ...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 26.09.20

Clothes on fire, lady chokes on fume

An 83-year-old woman died apparently after inhaling carbon monoxide after her clothes caught fire from a diya she had lit while offering her prayers at her New Alipore home on Friday morning, police s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Alipore

World  /  Published 23.09.20

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 21.09.20

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 11.09.20

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 10.09.20

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 01.09.20

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

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 22.08.20

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


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