Fire

Narrow escape for 25 students as school bus catches fire in Andhra

Police said that 30 students of Nirmalagiri English Medium School had boarded the bus after school to return to their homes.

published on : 14th December 2019

North Delhi Municipal Corporation delays report on deadly Anaj Mandi fire

The North Delhi Municipal Corporation, which had formed a one-man committee to probe the matter, had said that the report would be out by Friday.

published on : 14th December 2019

Anaj Mandi fire: Child labour in units under Delhi Police scrutiny

The Delhi Police has identified all the 15 men, who were running factory units at the building that caught fire in Anaj Mandi on Sunday.

published on : 13th December 2019

13 killed in fire at plastic factory in Bangladesh

Of the injured, 13 workers died and 21 others were being treated for injuries at the Dhaka Medical College Hospital on Thursday, the report said.

published on : 12th December 2019

Russia's sole aircraft carrier catches fire in port, say media reports

The Admiral Kuznetsov - launched in 1985 and the flagship of the Russian navy - has been undergoing its first major repairs since 1997.

published on : 12th December 2019

Delhi's Anaj Mandi fire: Another building owner arrested

On the day of the incident, police had arrested Mohammad Rehan and Mohammad Furkan  – building’s owner and his manager — in connection with the case which is being investigated by the Crime Branch.

published on : 12th December 2019

North MCD raids illegal factories, four units sealed

Under the supervision of Veditha Reddy, deputy commissioner, City and Sadar Paharganj zone, the north civic body sealed four units.

published on : 12th December 2019

Delhi fire tragedy: Building owner's brother-in-law arrested

Police had said that during their interrogation, it was learnt that a portion of the building was owned by Rehan's brother-in-law Suhail.

published on : 12th December 2019

Pakistan troops resort to 'artillery' shelling along LoC in Poonch

This is for the first time that artillery has been used to target forward posts and villages along the LoC.

published on : 11th December 2019

Indonesia hit with $5.2 billion in forest-fire losses: World Bank

The fires are an annual problem but this year was the worst since 2015 due to dry weather, with 942,000 hectares (2.3 million acres) of land razed by the out-of-control blazes. 

published on : 11th December 2019

Fire personnel awarded Rs 2 lakh each for rescuing 13 people in Delhi's Zakir Nagar fire case

Six people died after a fire broke out in a multi-story building in Zakir Nagar in the city on August 6 earlier this year.

published on : 11th December 2019

Anaj mandi’s illegal factory owners identified

The four-storey building which was engulfed in flames on Sunday housed more than 15 different manufacturing units; owner had rented out 18 portions of the structure

published on : 11th December 2019

Unclaimed bodies of three workers to be sent to Bihar

At LNJP hospital, 34 out of 43 dead bodies were taken for post mortem while the rest 9 bodies were taken to Lady Hardinge Hospital.

published on : 11th December 2019

Hardeep Singh Puri, AAP government exchange blows over redevelopment plans

The revitalisation plan aims at encouraging socio-cultural and architectural heritage, stimulating local economy and improving basic amenities like access to water and sanitation.

published on : 11th December 2019

Delhi HC dismisses PIL for CBI, judicial inquiry in Anaj Mandi fire

It had alleged that not only was the building illegally constructed, the factory was manufacturing plastic packing material without any license, registration or fire safety systems.

published on : 11th December 2019
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