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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

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

Blaze brings back Nandaram memories

It took eight fire tenders to bring the blaze under control ...
in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.07.19

Farmer suicide over daughter's coaching fees

Shukla, 46, had dreamt about his daughter becoming a doctor...
By Our Special Correspondent in Lucknow

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Wife set on fire after talaq refusal

The woman has suffered 80% burns and is battling for her life in a government hospital...
By Dev Raj in Patna

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World  /  Published 02.07.19

14 Russia sailors die in research sub fire

The sailors were carrying out a survey of the sea floor...
By Reuters in Moscow

World  /  Published 19.11.18

In a Walmart lot, a rough refuge for wildfire evacuees

Firefighters are still battling the colossal blazes that have claimed 80 lives...
By Simon Romero/New York Times News Service in Chico (California)

People  /  Published 22.09.18

In the boots of a fireman

A tough and thankless job with hardly any pay. A fireman in West Bengal is paid an overtime of Rs 7 to Rs 13 per hour depending on rank...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in Calcutta

World  /  Published 21.02.19

Fire in Dhaka shopping district kills 81

Dating back to the Mughal era, the district is crammed with buildings...
By AP in Dhaka

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.19

Calcutta Metro hands out ex gratia money to injured

Compensation yet to be worked out...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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