Fire Accident
Jharkhand  /  Published 05.12.19

Probe into Jharkhand Legislative Assembly fire

Police have initiated an investigation to ascertain whether the fire in the new Assembly building at Kute in Ranchi on Wednesday was an accident or sabotage.A team from the forensic science laboratory...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

India  /  Published 04.12.19

18 Indians dead in Sudan fire: Indian embassy

At least 18 Indians were among the 23 people killed and over 130 injured in a horrific LPG tanker blast at a ceramic factory in Sudan, the Indian mission in Khartoum said on Wednesday.Sixteen Indians ...
By PTI in Khartoum

India  /  Published 12.02.19

Tragedy before pilgrimage as fire sweeps through Delhi hotel

Three of the victims of the hotel fire in Delhi belonged to a 13-member family that rose early and were getting ready to leave for Haridwar when disaster struck.The family from Ernakulam in Kerala had...
By Pheroze Vincent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.01.20

The great cost of human negligence

Sir — It was heartbreaking to read about all the animals that died when a fire tore through a monkey enclosure at the Krefeld Zoo in northwestern Germany at the dawn of the new year. Police suspect ...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.19

Architects' idea for Gariahat stalls: Let there be light

A group of architects has suggested that stalls on the Gariahat footpaths be made of fire-retardant materials with a translucent shed that would allow sunlight to reach the sidewalks.Abin Chaudhuri, w...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 22.01.19

A failure of the principles of urban living

It was pure luck that no one died in the midnight fire at Gurudas Mansion, except, pathetically, caged birds. As is now the established pattern in the fires of Calcutta, a combination of destructive c...
By The Editorial Board

World  /  Published 05.05.19

Casualties as Russian plane on fire lands

At least 13 people on board a Russian Aeroflot passenger plane were killed on Sunday when the plane caught fire mid-air and made an emergency landing at a Moscow airport on Sunday, Russian news agenci...
By (Reuters) in Moscow

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.20

BRIEFS: Teen hurt in fall from bus

A 14-year-old boy fell from the footboard of a bus while getting off on Bidhan Sarani on Thursday evening. Jeet Jana, a student of Hindu School, was taken to a government hospital with injuries on his...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 30.04.19

BJP looks past human trafficking sentence

Sir — It was amusing to learn that after Hans Raj Hans and Sunny Deol, the popular singer, Daler Mehndi, has also joined the Bharatiya Janata Party. While it is evident that the BJP is trying to bol...
By The Telegraph

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.04.19

Joined pipes in fire combat

As many as five vegetable, fruit and grocery shops were gutted a fire that possibly erupted after midnight on Sunday here at cramped Daily Market, close to Ranchi Main Road, where fire tenders could n...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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