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Major fire doused on 10th floor of South Kolkata building

A major fire broke out on the 10th floor of a multi-storied building in South Kolkata's posh business hub of Chowringhee on Thursday evening. It was extinguished after an hour, the fire department sai

Many dead in Honduran prison fire amid inmate riot


At least 18 people have died during an uprising by armed inmates at a Honduran prison, one of them decapitated and the others killed by a fire started by the rioters, authorities said.

The unrest on

Fire in Kolkata building, one killed

One person was killed and three people were injured in a fire at a multi-storey residential building in Kolkata early on Friday, police said.

The fire broke out in South Kolkata's Golpark area. Polic

Major fire in Kolkata, no casualties so far

A large number of shops were destroyed in a major fire that broke out in Kolkata's age-old Hatibagan market in the early hours Thursday. No casualties have been reported.

Thirty fire tenders pressed

Close shave for 26 babies as fire breaks out in hospital

Twenty-six new born babies had a miraculous escape early this morning when a fire broke out in the special care unit at the Jorhat Medical College.

Hospital authorities said the fire broke out in the

Patna varsity campus fire destroys 50 huts

At least 50 huts inside the campus of the Patna Veterinary College were destroyed on Monday by a major fire.

There were no reports of casualties in the incident that was caused by a short circuit in

Huge fire in Hyderabad firecracker unit

At least four people were killed on Wednesday evening in a huge fire in a firecracker unit in Andhra Pradesh's Nellore district, police said.

The incident took place near Atmakur in Nellore, about 50

100 dwelling units of a slum gutted in Jamshedpur

Over 100 dwelling units were reduced to ashes after a fire broke out in slum locality of Chayanagar under Sitaramdera police station here on Sunday.

Four fire-tenders have been pressed into service t

Fire at 85-year-old market reduces 170 shops to ashes

More than 170 shops at the 85-year-old heritage Russel Market here, selling goods ranging from fish to flowers, were reduced to ashes following a major fire that broke out early on Saturday, police sa

99 houses gutted in massive fire

Around 99 houses were gutted after a massive fire broke out in Khairighat area near here, official sources said on Tuesday.

No casualties were, however, reported, the sources said. The incident took

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