West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.19

Experts differ over fire ladder plan in Calcutta

The fire department will buy a hydraulic ladder that can go up to 102 metres and fight flames...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.19

Gariahat hawkers seek time for new kiosks

Hawkers object to the uniform length of kiosks...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

India  /  Published 06.08.19

Six people die in Delhi building blaze

Three of the dead are children...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.07.19

Shift right now, fire-hit told

Coal ministry is mulling the proposal to rehabilitate all the 1 lakh families living in the 595 fire-affected sites...
By The Telegraph in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.19

Revenue in focus, safety off focus

CMC eyes crores in revenue following delinking of trade licence from fire nod...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 24.07.19

Lens on Nandaram Market fire-safety system

After the 2008 fire at the 13-storey Nandaram Market, a few measures had been taken but they were inadequate...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 22.07.19

Mumbai fire: 100 feared trapped on terrace

It is a nine-floor building and fire is confined mainly to the third and fourth floors...
By PTI in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.19

Howrah station fire

A room in the officer’s rest house at the Howrah station new complex was damaged in the fire...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 18.07.19

‘Ripped-off artist’ kills 33 in Kyoto attack

‘I spread petrol and set it on fire using a lighter’, woman overhears suspect confessing to police...
By AP in Tokyo

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

Fire probe at Burrabazar's Nandram Market

Fire brigade officers suspect that the fire started from a short circuit in a garment shop ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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