Fire Accident
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

India  /  Published 01.12.20

Gujarat: Police arrest fire-hit Covid hospital's officials

Police have arrested three senior officials of a company that operated a private Covid-19 hospital in Gujarat's Rajkot district where a fire killed five patients last week, a police official said ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Ahmedabad

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.11.20

Steel city battles three fires on Diwali night

Three fires broke out at Jugsalai, Sonari and Mango localities on Diwali (Sunday) night, partially gutting two shops, and severely damaging a flat in a residential apartment. While a paint-cum-hardwa...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur


West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.20

Fire from oven razes 23 homes

Around 23 mud and brick houses of marginal farmers were destroyed in a fire that started from a clay oven at Kailashpur village in East Burdwan’s Kalna on Saturday morning. A villager said Kach...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

Calcutta  /  Published 15.11.20

NGO to help rebuild homes lost to fire

An NGO has reached out to 100-odd families to help them rebuild their lives after their homes got gutted in a fire on Tuesday. Many of these families have children and pregnant women who had to rush ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.11.20

Fire kills 70-year-old, injures artisan in Calcutta

A 70-year-old woman died of burns and a 40-year-old artisan was seriously injured after a fire broke out in a house in Kalighat’s Patuapara early on Thursday. Residents of the area saw thick fu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.11.20

50 shanties gutted in afternoon Tiljala fire

A fire destroyed more than 50 shanties along GJ Khan Road in Tiljala on Tuesday afternoon, police said. Twenty-two fire engines were able to control the fire by 6pm. The fire broke out close to Forum...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.11.20

Twin fires in Calcutta; Engineer dead

A 28-year-old engineer of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC), who had tested positive for dengue, died at a city hospital on Wednesday morning. Raheed Zaman was in charge of the CMC’s sol...
By in Calcutta


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