Monthly Archives: June 2017

5 died in fire at a fireworks factory in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli

A massive fire broke out at a fireworks factory in Shamli city of Uttar Pradesh.  The incident took the lives of 5 people. The deaths included 2 women. The fire broke after an explosion in the factory. The factory is situated in the Kandhla area near Delhi- Saharanpur highway. Several laborers were inside the factory ….

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Four explosions rock Assam on R-day

In a major security blow, four explosions rocked upper Assam on January 26 when the nation celebrated its 71st Republic Day. The explosions, three in Dibrugarh and one in Charaideo districts occured in a span of 10 minutes – between 8.15 and 8.25 am. Luckily, no casualties were reported in any of the explosions. The ….

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23 kids held hostage in Farrukhabad

Around twenty-three children were rescued on Thursday hours after they were held hostage by a man at Kasaria village in Farrukhabad district, Uttar Pradesh. The kids aged between 6 months and 15 years were invited by the culprit to his house on the false pretext of his daughter’s birthday celebration. The kids were then locked ….

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A nationwide shutdown called by the Bahujan Kranti Manch on Jan 29

A nationwide shutdown was called on January 29 in India by the Bahujan Kranti Manch and other organizations against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC). During this shutdown, several incidents were witnessed across the country such as the protesters blocked a railway track at Kanjurmarg station in Mumbai, a protest ….

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20 Died and Several Injured in an Accident in Nashik

Another deadly incident in the nation took the lives of many. At least 20 people died and several got injured after a speeding state transport bus collided with an auto-rickshaw in Nashik district on Jan 28. Both the vehicle fell into a roadside well after colliding. The accident took place in the evening at Meshi ….

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Massive fire erupted in Kurla’s Mehta building; none hurt

A massive fire broke out at Mehta building in Kurla area of Mumbai on January 24 in the night. This fire erupted on the premises of the building. Locals called to the Mumbai fire brigade and Mumbai police team at around 10 pm. Slowly,  the flames spreading all across the building. 8 fire engines, 2 Quick ….

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An under-construction roof collapsed at Biju Patnaik International Airport on Jan 24.

A dreadful situation took place during the late hour of January 24 after the roof of an under-construction building collapsed at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar. According to the reports, the incident took place at around 11:30 pm of January 24 when the concreting work of the roof was being carried out. The ….

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Fire broke out in an artificial pearl bead manufacturing unit on Jan 23

A fire broke out at an artificial pearl bead manufacturing factory in Narayan compound in Bhiwandi, Thane on January 23 around 10.30 in the morning. As soon as the fire was reported the fire tenders immediately rushed to the spot. Fire tenders along with two water tankers and one ambulance were present on the spot ….

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57 Fire Tenders Battled to Douse Surat Fire

A massive fire broke out at Raghuveer Market in Gujarat’s Surat city early on Tuesday morning (Feb 21). The fire broke out in 10-storey Raghuvir Textile market building in the Saroli area at around 3 am in the morning. Fire tenders pushed around 57 fire tenders to douse the flames as soon as the fire ….

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Goods train derailed near Kurla station on Jan 14; Harbour line services were affected

Harbour line railway services were thrown out of gear after a goods train was derailed near Kurla station in Mumbai late on January 14 night. No injury was reported in this mishap. Several passengers were stranded either on railway stations or in local trains. However, the authorities managed to resume the operations after two hours ….

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