Fire Accident
West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.18

Calcutta Metro users cite ills that plague it

The absence of timely announcements during an emergency and the lack of attempt at sensitising the station staff are some of the ills Calcutta’s transport lifeline is facing, according to commuters....
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.18

No message, help came late: Metro commuters

A 56-year-old man who fractured both his legs after jumping out of the air-conditioned Metro train that caught fire on Thursday evening said he would not have taken the risk had there been timely anno...
By Our Bureau in Maidan

India  /  Published 17.12.18

People feared trapped in Mumbai hospital fire

A major fire broke out on Monday at hospital where some people were feared trapped, an official said.No casualty has been reported so far, he said.The fire brigade got a call around 4pm about the blaz...
By PTI in Mumbai

World  /  Published 29.03.19

Criminal charges to be filed for Dhaka fire that killed 25

A Bangladeshi housing official said Friday criminal charges would be filed against the owner of a building where a fire killed 25 people and which had four upper floors constructed illegally.Minister ...
By AP in Dhaka

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.03.19

Fire mishap averted at power plant

A major fire broke out in a transformer near the captive power plant complex of Siyaljori-based Electrosteel Steels in Bokaro’s Chandankyari block, about 30km from the district headquarters, on Sund...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


India  /  Published 23.02.19

300 cars catch fire in air show parking lot in Karnataka

A fire on Saturday engulfed the parking area opposite Yelahanka Air Force Station in Karnataka where an international air show is being held, damaging around 300 cars, three days after a pilot was kil...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.20

Fire breaks out at slimming centre

A fire broke out at a VLCC slimming and beauty centre on the second-floor of a six-storeyed building at the Kankurgachhi crossing on Sunday morning.The flames and the fumes triggered a scare among res...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.20

Kid’s fire alert saves the day

A fire alert by a 10-year-old boy helped his septuagenarian grandparents rush out of their Dover Road flat with him after spotting the fire in their son’s room on Saturday evening. The fire was spot...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.02.19

Instagram's unexpected boost for poetry books

Sir — The sale of poetry books has witnessed a surge of 66 per cent in the last five years — all because of Instagram! The social networking site is reported to be paving the way for poetry whose ...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.03.20

Basement fire at Jamshedpur apartment

A fire broke out in the basement of a six-storey apartment at Aambagan under Sakchi police station area on Saturday morning.The fire, which began at the electrical cable joint box due to short circuit...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur


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