cities

Fire at godown in Mumbai; no one injured

The fire broke out in the godown, where gunny bags were kept, around 8.45 am and later spread to some hutments in a neighbouring slum area of the eastern suburb, officials said. A major fire broke out in a godown in Sakinaka area of Mumbai on Tuesday morning, but there was no report of any […]

world

Fire in Hong Kong residential neighbourhood turns deadly

The blaze occurred in Yau Ma Tei, an usually bustling area in Kowloon A fire in a crowded residential district in Hong Kong has caused a number of deaths and injuries, city authorities said. The blaze occurred Sunday night in Yau Ma Tei, an usually bustling area in Kowloon, packed with old apartment blocks, shops, […]

lifestyle

Essay: Queering Karva Chauth

Being at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, cut off from the intellectual spaces that shape my world view, I feel compelled to examine my own bubbles and biases. The attempt to let go of self righteousness can bring both pain and relief. The pain comes from not having something seemingly solid to hold on to. […]

india

Nagarjuna busts rumors on fire accident at Annapurna Studios

Today King  Nagarjuna took to his Twitter to rubbish the news reports that claimed there was a major fire accident at his production house Annapurna Studios at Banjara Hills in Hyderabad. It was also reported that no major financial loss resulted in this fire accident.  Officer star Nagarjuna said that there are some articles in […]

india

Minor girl set on fire for resisting rape dies

The 13-year-old minor dalit girl, who was set on fire allegedly by a 25-year-old married man for resisting his rape attempt at his house in Khammam on September 18, has died. The girl worked as a domestic help at the accused Allam Maraiah’s home in Mustafanagar. The horrifying incident came to light in October first […]

lifestyle

These scientists are studying why California keeps burning

Residents of fire-ravaged Western states, and an entire world of observers looking on in horror, have asked themselves, “How can this be happening?” As fire last week taunted Paradise, California, destroyed in the 2018 Camp Fire, many others have found themselves asking a related, but much more complicated question: How can this be happening again?” California […]