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Kerala fire department seeks amended law to enforce norms

Many high-rises have not even obtained no-objection certificates (NoCs) from the department. Major violations are being reported in Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram.

published on : 18th March 2018

Fire at Army building in Mumbai's Colaba, no injuries reported

Fire broke out at a four-storey Army building in south Mumbai's Colaba area this evening, a civic official said.

published on : 17th March 2018

50 kin of school fire victims to implead in relief diversion case

Counsel allegedly made them sign blank cheque to divert money to other accounts.

published on : 17th March 2018

Tarapur fire: Inquiry ordered by Palghar district collector

An inquiry was ordered today into a massive fire that engulfed some chemical companies in the Boisar MIDC industrial cluster here on March 8, officials said.

published on : 16th March 2018

One dead in blast at West Bengal firecracker factory

Fire trucks were rushed to the spot to douse the incessant flames, while the injured were rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment.

published on : 16th March 2018

As a society, we must have space for dissent to grow: Nandita Das

She believes more documentaries can enrich the audience.

published on : 16th March 2018

Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Response and Fire Services well-equipped to tackle forest fires

Around 50 minor forest fires were also reported in Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Kurnool and Kadapa districts, he informed.

published on : 16th March 2018

Major fire near Howrah bridge, no casualty reported 

The incident took place near a flower market in the Armenian Ghat area at Strand Road close to the Howrah Bridge here and 20 fire tenders have been pressed into service.

published on : 15th March 2018

Fire breaks out in Thane's packaging company

A major fire broke out in a packaging company in Thane’s Dombivli in the early hours of Thursday.

published on : 15th March 2018

Toll in Tamil Nadu's Theni forest fire rises to 12, tour operator held

Twenty-seven-year-old Divya Viswanathan, who was battling for life at a private hospital for 3 days breathed her last on Wednesday evening, increasing the death toll in Kurangani forest fire to 12.

published on : 15th March 2018

Tamil Nadu government appointed Atulya Misra inquiry officer

The official will submit his  recommendations to avoid such incidents in future. The report should be sent to the government in two months, the order said.

published on : 15th March 2018

No plan to permanently shut down eco-tourism activities: Kerala Forest Minister K Raju

The ban on trekking in forests in the state has only been temporarily imposed in the wake of forest fire and the government has no plan to permanently shut down eco tourism.

published on : 15th March 2018

Four dead, thousands injured in Iran fire festival celebrations

Four people have been killed and thousands injured during celebrations of Iran's annual fire festival ahead of the Persian new year, an official told state TV on Wednesday. 

published on : 14th March 2018

Official to probe Theni wild fire that killed 11 persons

The Terms of Reference include circumstances leading to the incident, a review of procedure in the Forest Department for regulation and permission for trekking in reserved forest areas.

published on : 14th March 2018

Fire at a residential high rise in Mumbai's Kanjurmarg; seven injured

A short-circuit in the power meter box on the ground floor was suspected to have caused the fire, according to an official from the disaster control cell.

published on : 14th March 2018
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