Godown

  • Turmeric bags destroyed in fire in Salem June 9, 2014

    Salem: Thousands of bags of turmeric were on Monday destroyed in a fire in a private turmeric godown in Thukukanour village in the district, police said. The fire occurred in the wee hours and 15,000 bags were destroyed. The fire was brought under control by fire force personnel. Police are...
  • Gujarat: 30 injured in blast at embroidery unit in Surat May 12, 2014

    At least 30 people were injured, ten of them seriously, in a powerful blast inside an embroidery unit in Pandesara area in Surat on Monday. Fire brigade officials said the blast was caused either due to a leaking LPG gas cylinder or a transformer kept inside a godown of the embroidery...
  • Fire in a godown of a tent house in Noida April 22, 2014

    A fire broke out in a godown of a tent house in Sector 122 here in the wee hours on Tuesday. The fire spread quickly as wooden material was stored in the godown in Parthala area, fire brigade officials said. Three fire tenders were rushed to the spot and took nearly two...
  • ABVP opposes liquor godown near school April 1, 2014

    The ABVP on Tuesday strongly opposed the East Singhbhum district administration's proposal to open a liquor godown in the premises of Krishi Bazar Samity in Parsudih and demanded abrogation of an agreement signed with the Jharkhand State Beverage Corporation in this regard. Amitabh Senapati, National Executive Committee member of Akhil Bharatiya...
  • Fire breaks out at Wadi Bunder area in Mumbai October 16, 2013

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out at a godown in Wadi Bunder near Bombay Port Trust area on Wednesday evening, civic sources said. The fire broke out near the Hong Kong Bridge, an official said. Efforts to douse the fire are on, he added. Sixteen fire engines and 10 water tankers have been...
  • Mumbai: Death toll in building collapse rises to 61 September 29, 2013

    Mumbai: The death toll in the residential building collapse on Dockyard road in Mumbai has risen to 61. The four-storey building, owned by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, collapsed on Friday morning. Around 32 people were injured in the incident. NDRF Deputy Commandment Sachidanand Gawde said, "In total we have extracted...
  • Man arrested in connection with Maruti executive's killing July 27, 2013

    A man, allegedly involved in the murder of a senior executive of carmaker Maruti's Manesar plant in Gurgaon in July 2012, has been arrested, police said on Friday. According to police, Pradeep Gurjar, against whom a case relating to the incident is pending in Manesar, was arrested from Kela godown...
  • Karnataka: Fire in a godown, pulses & spices worth Rs 2 cr destroyed June 2, 2013

    Bellary: A fire broke out in a pulses and spices godown in an industrial area in Bellary in the wee hours on Sunday. Electric short circuit was stated be the cause of the fire that broke out in the godown belonging to the firm Sai Balaji Cold Storage India Limited, fire...
  • Fire breaks out in Kolkata godowns, eight injured June 2, 2013

    Kolkata: Eight persons received burn injuries when a fire broke out in two godowns in North Kolkata's Cossipore area on Saturday night. The injured were admitted to state-run RG Kar medical college and hospital. 14 fire tenders were engaged to fight the blaze which was brought under control after...
  • Government to prioritise wheat exports March 6, 2013

    New Delhi: India will do everything it can to push record volumes of wheat onto the global market to cut massive stocks, a senior farm ministry official said on Wednesday, in a move that could hit shipments of other grains using rail and congested ports. The world's No 2 wheat...
  • Thane: 15 injured in cylinder explosion January 16, 2013

    Thane: Fifteen people were injured, some of them seriously, in a gas cylinder explosion in the powerloom town of Bhiwandi in Thane, police said on Wednesday. The explosion took place late Tuesday evening in a godown at Rajnoli Naka on the Bhiwandi-Nashik Highway, where waste plastic was stored for recycling,...
  • Bangalore: Fire in paints godown, no casualties November 8, 2012

    Bangalore: A major fire has broken out in a paints godown on Hosur Road in Bangalore. As the godown was stacked with chemical substances, the fire spread quickly. The fire control department said the blaze is likely to be brought under control in 30 minutes. There was no one present inside...
  • Fire in Kolkata's Burrabazar market July 8, 2012

    Kolkata: A major fire broke out on the second floor of a four-storey 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...
  • Mumbai: Fire in Mankhurd slum area, no casualties March 30, 2012

    Mumbai: A fire broke out in the Mankhurd slum area in Mumbai early on Friday morning. The incident took place at a scrap godown near the slum area. Nearly eight fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The situation was brought under control. There were no reports of casualties. ...
  • More grain rots in MP: too much, little space? May 31, 2011

    New Delhi: Over 7 lakh tonnes of freshly procured wheat is lying in the open and the Madhya Pradesh government is claiming it has exhausted all its storage options. Private godown owners, however, have complained to the state chief Minister alleging godowns are lying vacant and have not been taken...
  • Grain burning in godown: activist to move SC May 10, 2011

    New Delhi/ Chandigarh: Biraj Patnaik, a special advisor to the Supreme Court, will bring the case of rice being burnt at a godown in Punjab to the court's attention. Patnaik will take up the cause just a day after CNN-IBN reported how thousands of tonnes of rice in Punjab was...
  • CJ: Grains rot in Nashik as poor go hungry September 4, 2010

    Excess food grains have been rotting in godowns for months, but Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar continues to say that it is not possible to distribute grains for free among the poor. ...
  • Liquor in govt warehouses, wheat rots in open April 24, 2010

    Ludhiana: In Ludhiana, liquor is being stored in the grain godowns meant for protecting wheat. As the harvest season approaches, tons of wheat will decay as there is no place to store it. Wheat continues to rots in the open outside a godown that belongs to the state warehouse corporation...
  • Not wheat but liquor stored in FIC godown March 30, 2010

    Jaipur: While thousands of metric tones of wheat for civil supplies in Rajasthan is left to rot out in the open there's liquor stacked in the FCI godown in Jaipur. ...
  • FCI godown full of liquor, wheat kept out March 30, 2010

    Jaipur: A Food Corporation of India godown in Jaipur has thrown out wheat to keep liquor. A CNN-IBN investigation has revealed that the FCI godown in Jaipur is storing liqour even as thousands of sacks of wheat have been lying out in the open for the last three months and could...
  • Cola godowns attacked in Kerala city September 23, 2006

    Thiruvananthapuram: A day after Kerala High Court lifted the ban on sales of Coca-Cola and Pepsi, pro-Marxist Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) activists ransacked the godowns of the soft drink giants in the heart of the city on Saturday. A group of activists rushed to the godown of Pepsi at...