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News  /  Published 25.04.22

Tangra garage fire spreads to godowns

A fire broke out in a car repairing-cum-maintenance garage on Christopher Road in east Kolkata’s Tangra area around 3pm on Sunday. The fire spread to a few godowns adjoining the garage, trigger...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.04.22

Plea for funds to rebuild gutted JU lab

The appeal says the amount will be credited to a special head named: “A/c for the renovation of illumination engineering laboratory, EE Dept”. An official said that given its financial he...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.22

Bid to piece together fire brigade actions

The CBI on Wednesday recorded statements of a few officials of the fire and emergency services department and tallied the same with those of a section of police officers in the Boguti massacre case. ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Rampurhat

News  /  Published 28.03.22

Fire in biomedical research centre near Jadavpur University

A fire broke out at the Indian Institute of Chemical Biology (IICB), one of the oldest biomedical laboratories in the country on Monday, a fire official said. No casualty was reported in the blaze wh...

News  /  Published 25.03.22

Fire at Jadavpur University lab melts tools worth crores

A fire broke out in a laboratory of Jadavpur University’s electrical engineering department early on Thursday and destroyed instruments worth nearly Rs 4 crores. The blaze destroyed the lab in ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur


News  /  Published 09.03.22

Fire breaks out near Nava Nalanda school in Lake Gardens

A fire broke out in a godown on the top floor of a five-storeyed building adjoining the primary wing of Nava Nalanda school in Lake Gardens around 5pm on Tuesday. The residents of the locality were p...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

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


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