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News  /  Published 05.10.21

Godown blaze engulfs building

State fire services minister Sujit Bose, who went to the spot, said: “This is a very old building. It did not have any fire-fighting measures. Fire tenders had rushed to the spot within minutes ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Colootola Street

News  /  Published 04.10.21

Fire in Colootola in north Kolkata

A team from the Hare Street Police Station and the disaster management department are also involved in the rescue operation. "Our efforts are continuing. There are inflammable materials stocked...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.09.21

Durga Puja organisers express concern over roads, lights

Several puja organisers on Friday expressed their concern about the condition of roads and slow drainage of accumulated water over the past few days to Kolkata police commissioner Soumen Mitra and urg...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 10.11.20

18 fire stations for Kali Puja, Diwali

The state fire and emergency services department will set up 18 temporary fire stations across the city and its fringes in order to minimise the threat of fires during Kali Puja and Diwali. While nin...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.07.20

Stores damaged in building blaze

A fire broke out in the meter room on the ground floor of a four-storey commercial building at the intersection of Brabourne Road and Canning Street on Sunday morning. Leaping flames damaged some sto...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.19

Mystery bus depot fire in Krishnagar

At least a dozen private buses caught fire mysteriously at the Krishnagar depot in Nadia late on Thursday night.Police said four buses were charred and three damaged in the fire that started around 11...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

India  /  Published 24.02.20

Delhi violence: Constable killed

A Delhi Police head constable was killed during clashes in northeast Delhi, a senior officer informed. Ratan Lal was attached to the office of the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Gokulpuri, he said....
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 02.06.20

67 shanties gutted in New Town

At least 67 shanties behind City Centre II in New Town were gutted by a fire on Tuesday, police said.The fire broke out around 10.30am in one of the shanties and spread to the others, a resident said....
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 10.02.20

More fire stations for Mizoram

A few more fire stations will be set up in Mizoram to prevent fires and facilitate rapid response in emergencies, home minister Lalchamliana said on Monday.The home minister on Monday kicked off the f...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Calcutta  /  Published 13.04.20

Multiplex screens up in flames

Two screens of London Paris multiplex in the Mukti World building in Ballygunge were gutted early on Monday. There were no casualties or injuries as there was no one in the building, police said.The f...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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