Fire Accident
Calcutta  /  Published 23.12.20

Fire in shanties; traffic hit on Bypass

“The CMC will make necessary arrangements for the rehabilitation of the displaced,” Hakim said. “The chief minister has directed that all arrangements be made for those who have been...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.12.20

Dozen shops gutted in Sakchi fire

Over a dozen shops were completely gutted due to a fire that broke out at the Sakchi commercial hub on the wee hours of Sunday. The fire was allegedly caused by a bonfire, past midnight at a...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 20.12.20

‘Gas-leak’ fire during puja kills woman

An elderly woman who got burned while performing puja at her home a few days ago died of the injuries at a nursing home on Friday evening. Manjula Dutta, 60, a resident of Bosepukur Prantik Pally in ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.20

Seven-hour fire destroys 113 shops

Some 113 shops at the local Kaparpatty market in Dhupguri town of Jalpaiguri district were gutted in a devastating fire in the small hours of Friday. Five fire tenders took over seven hours to arrest...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.12.20

Rs 50 lakh lost in computer store fire

A staff of Jhajharia Computers said, “A large number of computers, laptops and accessories were completely burnt to ashes in the fire. We are suspecting short circuit as the probable reason for ...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


India  /  Published 12.12.20

Eight injured in Hyderabad factory fire

Eight people were injured in a fire accident in a chemical factory in Hyderabad, on Saturday. The incident took place at Vindhya Organics Pvt Ltd in industrial Development Area, Bollaram of Hyderabad...
By in

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.12.20

Newborns escape hospital fire in Jharkhand

A major tragedy was averted as more than 20 newborns had a miraculous escape when the sick new born care unit (SNCU) at a private hospital caught fire on Thursday morning (8am) in Godda, around 330 km...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 07.12.20

New Town fires take toll on birds

Subhankar Patra, who runs a Facebook birdwatching group called SundayWatch, said that although it was fascinating that birds were still coming in numbers to New Town, whose skyline adds several highri...
By Snehal Sengupta, Debraj Mitra in New Town

India  /  Published 06.12.20

Mumbai: 16 injured in cylinder blast

At least 16 people were injured in a fire incident that followed a gas cylinder blast at a four-storeyed building in Mumbai’s Lalbaug area on Sunday morning, officials said. According to a fire...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Mumbai

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.12.20

Murder accused sets bike on fire

Just over a month following the death of a 19-year-old Uttam Kumar Sahu at the hands of his cousins at Daiguttu in Mango, some unidentified miscreants set a motorcycle on fire at his house during the ...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur


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