Short Circuit
West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

National Medical College hostel fire: police suspect short circuit

An early morning fire in a room of the main hostel of the Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital where junior doctors live triggered allegations of outsiders hurling bombs.An intern, Souvik Me...
By Our Special Correspondent in Park Circus

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

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.19

Fire in Sector V office

Close to thousand employees had to be evacuated after a fire broke out on the third floor of Globsyn Crystals building in EP block of Sector V, Salt Lake, on Thursday afternoon.The fire was first spot...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

North East  /  Published 23.01.20

Birthday turns tragic as kids burn to death

Seven-year-old Ivan Goswami’s birthday turned into a tragedy as a fire in his family house burnt him and his four-year-old brother to death here on Thursday.Police sources said preliminary findings ...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 24.03.19

Fire mishap averted at power plant

A major fire broke out in a transformer near the captive power plant complex of Siyaljori-based Electrosteel Steels in Bokaro’s Chandankyari block, about 30km from the district headquarters, on Sund...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad


Opinion  /  Published 22.01.19

A failure of the principles of urban living

It was pure luck that no one died in the midnight fire at Gurudas Mansion, except, pathetically, caged birds. As is now the established pattern in the fires of Calcutta, a combination of destructive c...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.04.19

Joined pipes in fire combat

As many as five vegetable, fruit and grocery shops were gutted a fire that possibly erupted after midnight on Sunday here at cramped Daily Market, close to Ranchi Main Road, where fire tenders could n...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi


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