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20 dead in Bhubaneswar hospital fire, short circuit suspected

BHUBANESWAR: At least 20 people were killed and around 50 injured in a major fire that broke out at Sum Hospital, a leading private healthcare institute, in Bhubaneswar late on Monday. Sources said the fire started around 7.30pm in the dialysis ward on the second floor of the hospital. An electrical short circuit in the ward could have sparked the ... Read More »

Humans may have used fire one million years ago

Latest evidence indicates that humans may have used fire as early as one million years ago. This is about 3 lakh years earlier than previously suggested by other studies. The ability to control fire was a turning point in human evolution. The results published today (April 3) in the Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences are based on studies conducted ... Read More »

20 feared dead in Kolkata hospital fire: Minister

Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) At least 20 people were feared to have suffocated to death in a massive fire that broke out at the AMRI hospital in Dhakuria of south Kolkata early Friday, West Bengal Municipal Affairs minister Frihad Hakim said. ‘From whatever information I have got from the fire department officials, there is a possibility that at least 20 people may have died,’ said Hakim, ... Read More »