Sunday, May 19 2019 | Time 14:33 Hrs(IST)
image
  • HP: 45 3 pc polling till 1300 hrs
  • Indian Hockey team arrives for FIH Men’s series finals, join the national camp with 14 other core members
  • Mahinda Rajapaksa's brother confirms prez run
  • 45-50 pc polling till 1300 hrs in bypoll to 4 Assembly seats in TN
  • Cyber attack on several Sri Lanka websites
  • Around 40 per cent turnout recorded till 1 PM in Bengal; Sporadic incidents reported
  • Amid tight security re-polling commenced in 34 booths in Odisha
  • Turnout about 50 pc until 1300 hrs in MP
  • Russia registers 14 truce breaches in Syria over past 24 hours - Russian Military
  • Local Taliban commander killed by own bomb in Eastern Afghanistan - Reports
  • 52 89 % vote recorded till 1300hrs on 3 LS seats of Jharkhand
  • Sprinter Dutee Chand admits being in same-sex relationship
  • Sprinter Dutee Chand admits being in same-sex relationship
  • Villagers and drug peddler scuffle leaves 7 policemen injured in Tripura
  • India's first voter Shyam Saran Negi casts vote for 37th time
States » East


A fire broke out at a garment godown in Posta, biggest wholesale market in Kolkata

Kolkata, Nov 8 (UNI) A fire broke out on Thursday at a garment godown in Posta,
biggest wholesale market in the city, near the Sundari park.
Five fire tenders were rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control.
The fire broke out at around 1500 hours and was brought under control at about
1800 hours, a senior fire official said.
The locals first spotted smoke from a garments shop, which was closed, at Posta’s
Shibtala lane. They immediately informed the fire service and two fire tenders were
immediately pressed into service, Later on, three more were rushed to the spot, he
said.
The Kolkata Police and disaster management team were also present at the spot.
The fire officials were not being able to enter the shop due to thick smoke. Later on,
the used oxygen and masks and entered.
This shop has a tradition to perform Lakshmi Puja during Kali Puja. Hence, puja was
on during Wednesday night.
The fire service officials assumes that the fire broke out from some of the things
used during puja.
The people in the adjacent area were evacuated earlier, while traffic from the nearby
roads were diverted.
UNI BM
More News

Villagers and drug peddler scuffle leaves 7 policemen injured in Tripura

19 May 2019 | 1:33 PM

Agartala, May 19 (UNI) At least seven policemen were injured in Kalayanpur of Khowai in West Tripura yesterday when villagers resorted to violence seeking action against a drug peddler.

see more..

Tripura police arrest a youth on charge of killing his friend

19 May 2019 | 1:25 PM

Sonamura (Tripura) May 19 (UNI): Police arrested a person this morning after locals assaulted him on the charge of killing his friend ,last night in Shibnagar village under Melaghar police station of Sepahijala district.

see more..

Lohardaga SP escapes accident , driver dead

19 May 2019 | 1:15 PM

Ranchi, May 19 (UNI) Lohardaga SP Priyadarshi Alok today survived a major accident at Piska
Nagdi area of this district.

see more..
Mamata's nephew sends defamation notice to PM

Mamata's nephew sends defamation notice to PM

18 May 2019 | 11:38 PM

Kolkata, May 18 (UNI) Nephew of All India Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee and Sitting MP Abhishek Banerjee on Saturday sent a defamation notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for his alleged derogatory remarks made against him, in a public rally on Wednesday at Diamond Harbour in South 24 parganas district of West Bengal.

see more..

Mia by Tanishq’s celebrates the women of today

18 May 2019 | 11:20 PM

Kolkata, May 18 (UNI) Mia by Tanishq, one of India’s most fashionable jewellery brands, has launched a fantastic and unique brand campaign, MeInAction, which celebrates the women of today.

see more..
image