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Supreme Court refuses to lift ban on bursting firecrackers in Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh

Earlier this month, the apex court decided to hear a plea seeking a ban on the use and manufacture of firecrackers across the country.

published on : 15th December 2017

California wildfires a warning for other regions: Governor Brown

The governor of California Jerry Brown said Tuesday wildfires ravaging his state should serve as a warning for other parts of the world threatened by climate change.

published on : 13th December 2017

Two suffocate to death after godown catches fire in Delhi

A woman and her teenaged daughter suffocated to death after a fire broke out at a godown in west Delhi's Nihal Vihar area today, a fire department official said.

published on : 12th December 2017

Fire breaks out in IOCL Paradip Refinery in Odisha

Though no casualty or injury has been reported yet, sources said a pipeline inside the INDMAX Unit of Paradip Refinery caught fire at about 12 noon destroying properties worth crores.

published on : 12th December 2017

California wildfire torches forest, forces new evacuations

One of the most destructive fires in California's history was raging in a sprawling national forest today and creeping up the Pacific coast, forcing new evacuations.

published on : 12th December 2017

Around 15 huts were gutted in fire in Mumbai's Thane locality

The huts were on Monday gutted in Bhim Nagar locality of Vartak Nagar area and six fire engines were rushed to the spot as it was doused after about two hours.

published on : 11th December 2017

Pakistan forces violate ceasefire in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir; Junior Commissioned Officer injured

According to Union Home Ministry data, Pakistani forces have violated ceasefire 724 times along the international border and the LoC till October this year.

published on : 10th December 2017

Fire kills eight in Chinese city

A fire at a township in Haifeng County of China's southern Guangdong province has left 8 people dead, local officials said today.

published on : 10th December 2017

Pakistan accuses India of turning down its 'message for peace'

Foreign Office spokesman Mohammad Faisal claimed that Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif in a letter to his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj had urged for calm and respect for the 2003 ceasefire agreement.

published on : 9th December 2017

In California, dozens of horses perish in fires

A line of charred stables running down blackened hills have become graveyards for dozens of horses caught in the raging flames of a southern California wildfire that burned them alive.

published on : 9th December 2017

Journalist Ravi Belagere arrest: Firearms seized from contract killers sent for forensic test

The weapons have been sent for the test to ascertain the possible involvement of the duo in the killing of senior journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was shot dead at her house on September 5.

published on : 9th December 2017

Winds whip California fires as they spread south

Unrelenting winds fanned towering flames today in southern California, where hundreds of thousands of people have been forced to flee multiple devastating fires in the Los Angeles.

published on : 9th December 2017

China jails 21 over deadly fire at elderly home

The blaze, which killed 38 people at the privately-owned home in central Henan province, sparked soul-searching in China where enforcement of safety standards is often lax.

published on : 7th December 2017

Wildfires scorch homes of the rich and famous in Los Angeles

The luxurious multi-million homes here are threatened by the fire named 'Skirball', a blaze that destroyed 200 hectares in less than 24 hours.

published on : 7th December 2017

India, Pakistan trade heavy fire on LoC

The Pakistan Army used mortars, automatics and small arms to target Indian positions on the LoC in Malti and Degwar areas, police said.

published on : 7th December 2017
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