Kolkata: Major fire breaks out at Bagri Market in Canning Street
Sunday, September 16, 2018, 8:27 AM
A major fire broke out in the wee hours on Sunday at Kolkata's Bagri Market in Canning Street. As many as 30 fire engines are present on the spot. The fire broke out at 2:45 am. No casualties have been reported. The firefighters are trying to control the flames as the spread may cause damage to other buildings too.
Airport Authority of India Appoints Its First Woman Firefighter Taniya
Sunday, April 22, 2018, 11:34 AM
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has appointed its first woman firefighter, Taniya Sanyal, currently undergoing training in Delhi. The AAI has been facing a shortage of firefighters and has modified rules in order to recruit women, AAI Chairman Guruprasad Mohapatra said. Sanyal has been appointed to AAIs eastern region airports that include Kolkata, Patna, and Ranchi, among others.