FIRE

Turkey battles wildfires for 6th day, EU to send planes

Crews were still tacking seven fires in the coastal provinces of Antalya and Mugla that are popular tourist areas, and in Tunceli, southeast Turkey.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Tourists, villagers flee as wildfires ravage Turkish resorts

Residents had to flee nearby Cokertme village as flames neared. Some got on boats and others left by cars as the fire got closer and closer.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Over 1,000 hospitals in Gujarat do not have valid fire safety certificates: Govt tells Supreme Court

In Bharuch, 18 people, including 16 patients died in a fire that occurred at a COVID-19 hospital on May 1 this year.

published on : 1st August 2021

Majority of Turkey wildfires under control, official says

While Turkish authorities investigate if the fires were started by an act of "sabotage" by outlawed Kurdish militants, experts are mostly pointing to increases in temperatures along with accidents.

published on : 1st August 2021

Keeley Hawes to lead BBC One miniseries 'Crossfire'

Set in a luxurious resort in the Canary Islands, "Crossfire" follows Jo (Hawes), who is enjoying a dream vacation with her family and friends.

published on : 31st July 2021

Six Odisha minors charred in Guntur prawn farm

Children engaged as security guards; CM Patnaik announces Rs 2 lakh ex gratia 

published on : 31st July 2021

Death toll in wildfires that hit southern Turkey rises to four

The worst fires were in the Manavgat and Akseki regions in Antalya province, where strong winds pushed the fire toward settlements on Wednesday.

published on : 30th July 2021

India records highest number of forest-fire alerts in three years: Government in Parliament

MoS Environment Ashwini Choubey said 3,45,989 forest-fire alerts were sent by the Forest Survey of India using SNPP-VIIRS sensors.

published on : 30th July 2021

Delhi govt tells private hospitals to appoint officer for fire safety

The Delhi government has asked all private hospitals providing Covid- related treatment to appoint a nodal officer for fire safety at their premises.

published on : 29th July 2021

3 injured in Jeedimetla factory fire in Hyderabad

The condition of one of the workers is said to be critical as he suffered 95 per cent burns.

published on : 29th July 2021

'We are talking to China which has occupied our land': Mehbooba Mufti wants Indo-Pak talks

The PDP president said India should talk to Pakistan for resolution of Kashmir issue and putting an end to the bloodshed in the region.

published on : 28th July 2021

Three workers suffer burns as boiler catches fire in Hyderabad's Jeedimatla

Firefighters rushed to the spot and brought the fire under control after a three-hour-long operation

published on : 28th July 2021

US: Winds feed California's largest fire as blazes scorch West

Over the weekend, the massive Dixie Fire roared through the remote Northern California community of Indian Falls.

published on : 27th July 2021

Italy wildfires: 900 evacuated in Sardinia; Greece, France send aid

France and Greece dispatched aircraft to help put out wildfires, which have consumed around 20,000 hectares (nearly 50,000 acres) in the province of Oristano.

published on : 26th July 2021

Minor fire breaks out at New Maharashtra Sadan in Delhi

A call about the fire was received at 9.04 am after which four fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

published on : 26th July 2021
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