BURRABAZAR

  • Fire in Kolkata's Burrabazar market July 8, 2012

    Kolkata: A major fire broke out on the second floor of a fourstorey building housing a textile godown and some offices in the city's Burrabazar area on Saturday night. Fire brigade sources said that there was no report of any casualty so far. Fifteen fire tenders were engaged to battle the...
  • Fire breaks out in Kolkata's Burrabazar June 3, 2008

    Kolkata: A fire broke out in Kolkata's Burrabazar on Tuesday morning just five months after another fire had gutted the Nandaram market. The fire engulfed Mehta Building in the area after chemicals kept in the first floor of the building exploded. No causalities have been reported. Firefighters brought the fire under control...
  • NGO offers to reconstruct damaged Burrabazar January 16, 2008

    Kolkata: With the fire that engulfed some buildings in the Burrabazar area on Saturday still raging in the Nandaram Market building, an NGO has come out with a proposal for reconstruction of the damaged buildings and redistribution of those to the affected traders. "The government should take over the Nandaram Market,...
  • Day 4: Another fire breaks out in Kolkata's Burrabazar January 15, 2008

    Kolkata: A fresh incident of fire is being reported from Burrabazar in Kolkata, which has been ablaze for almost three days now. Just as the blaze at Nandaram market was being doused, another fire broke out. On Sunday the generator room of the fireravaged Nandram market exploded, spreading the ...
  • Exclusive: CNNIBN gets inside the Kolkata inferno January 14, 2008

    CNNIBN gets inside the Kolkata inferno as 300 firefighters and 30 Army soldiers fight the blaze at Burrabazar for the third day. CNNIBN's Sukarno Sen is the only reporter who risked his life walking into the burning building, spending the entire night amidst the inferno to get you this exclusive...
  • Day 3: Firefighters, Army fail to control Kolkata fire January 14, 2008

    New Delhi: Authorities have still not been able to control the raging fire at Kolkata's Burrabazar. It's now the third day after the fire started. The fire that broke out in Kolkata's Burrabazar, one of the biggest and busiest commercial hubs in eastern India, on Friday, is still raging on. Over...
  • Day III: Kolkata's Burrabazar fire rages on January 13, 2008

    Kolkata: The fire that broke out in Kolkata's Burrabazar, one of the biggest and busiest commercial hubs in eastern India, on Friday is till raging after more than 40 hours. Losses are estimated to run into Rs 200 crore and West Bengal Fire Services Minister has blamed the traders for illegally...