Short Circuit
Calcutta  /  Published 05.07.21

Minibus, 2 school buses gutted

A minibus and two school buses parked adjacent to the Dumurjala stadium in Howrah were gutted on Sunday afternoon. Police said they were not sure whether someone torched the buses or an electrical sh...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.06.21

Fatal jolt for youth, dad at home

The body of a Class VII student from Bishnupur area of Mandirbazar in South 24Parganas, who had gone missing on Sunday, was found near the railway tracks on Wednesday afternoon. The police said prima ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

India  /  Published 29.03.21

Fire engulfs Kanpur hospital, 150 shifted

By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.21

Fire destroys textbooks worth Rs 15 lakh

School textbooks worth around Rs 15 lakh were gutted in a blaze that broke out at a circle office of the state primary education department at Islampur in North Dinajpur district on Thursday morning. ...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

Jharkhand  /  Published 11.12.20

Newborns escape hospital fire in Jharkhand

A major tragedy was averted as more than 20 newborns had a miraculous escape when the sick new born care unit (SNCU) at a private hospital caught fire on Thursday morning (8am) in Godda, around 330 km...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.20

Siliguri hospital fire sparks infants’ shift

A fire broke out at the Sick Neonatal Care Unit of the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital here on Tuesday early morning, triggering evacuation of 56 infants admitted there. The blaze that star...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

India  /  Published 10.08.20

Fire at Covid care hotel kills 10

Ten patients died on Sunday at a star hotel converted into a coronavirus treatment centre in Andhra Pradesh’s Vijayawada as they tried to flee a fire suspected to have been caused by a short cir...
By PTI in Vijayawada

West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.19

9 vehicles in flames off VIP Road

Nine vehicles that were parked in a lane in Narayantala, off VIP Road near Baguiati, went up in flames early on Sunday.“A short-circuit in a multi-utility vehicle (MUV) that was parked beside a bus ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.12.19

9 killed in in Delhi fire

A massive fire broke out at a three-storey residential/commercial building in outer Delhi's Kirari area early on Monday, killing at least nine people, including three children. Nine fire engines ...
By PTI in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 24.01.20

City mourns boys’ death in inferno

Hundreds gathered at Wireless here to offer condolences to the family members of the two minor boys who died in an inferno that broke out in their house on Thursday. Most had moist eyes, shaken by the...
By Hiranya Barman in Guwahati


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