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Ravan to go up in flames without using firecrackers

The government imposed a blanket ban on the sale and use of all types of firecrackers in the national capital till January 1, 2023.

published on : 5th October 2022

5 devotees charred to death, 64 sustain burns as Durga Puja pandal catches fire in UP's Bhadohi

The fire broke out in a Durga Puja pandal in Narthua village, a stone's throw from Aurai police station, around 9.30 pm on Sunday, District Magistrate Gaurang Rathi said.

published on : 3rd October 2022

Striking Fire Force unit inaugurated in Bhubaneswar

The government had created SFF on August 30 this year to carry out operations during major accidental disasters.

published on : 1st October 2022

Rs 10 crores and gleaming: First made in India diesel-fired steam engine flagged off in TN

In the past, the workshop had done several vintage projects like overhauling the popular steam loco Fern Queen and repairing a century-old clock tower in Tiruchy district court building.

published on : 28th September 2022

Fire in northeast China restaurant leaves 17 dead

The blaze broke out at 12:40 pm (0440 GMT) in an eatery in the city of Changchun, the local government said in a statement posted on the Weibo social media platform.

published on : 28th September 2022

Stephen Lang’s action thriller Hellfire wrapped up

The filming of the upcoming action thriller Hellfire featuring Stephen Lang and Dolph Lundgren has been wrapped up.

published on : 28th September 2022

Fire in shopping mall in South Korean city leaves 7 dead

Local media cited eyewitness reports to suggest that the fire may have been caused by an explosion of an electric vehicle that was being charged in the basement.

published on : 26th September 2022

Fire breaks out at world's biggest produce market in Paris

Firefighters urged people to stay away from the area in Paris' southern suburbs, as 100 officers and 30 fire engines battled the blaze at the Rungis International Market.

published on : 25th September 2022

12 infants rescued after fire in govt-run hospital NICU in Amravati

Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, who was newly appointed as the guardian minister of the district, directed the authorities to submit a report over the incident within 24 hours.

published on : 25th September 2022

Doctor, his two kids charred to death in fire at home in Andhra's Renigunta

The two children reportedly panicked after thick smoke emanated from the ground floor and bolted themselves in a bathroom resulting in their suffocation.

published on : 25th September 2022

Principal shot at by school student in Uttar Pradesh

As per the police sources, the incident took place at Adarsh Ram Swaroop Inter College in Jahangirabad town of Sitapur.

published on : 25th September 2022

College principal seriously injured after class 12 student opens fire at him in UP's Sitapur

The police sources added that the first bullet grazed past the principal but the second bullet hit his head and the third his abdomen.

published on : 24th September 2022

SC to consider on October 10 plea to allow sale, purchase or use of permissible firecrackers 

A plea was made before the court for issuing guidelines to not take coercive action against the public for using or selling permissible firecrackers. 

published on : 23rd September 2022

Delhi: Plea filed against ban on firecrackers

The high court, which was hearing the petition by sellers who seek to ‘purchase, sell and store only green cracker,’ posted the matter for hearing on October 7.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Three killed in Chittoor paper plate unit fire

They managed to enter the building through an adjacent room by breaking open a shutter door on the ground floor.

published on : 22nd September 2022

Andhra paper plate factory fire: Workers had sent SOS to family, police before deaths

By the time the police and fire and rescue services personnel reached the spot, the fire had spread to the entire building and three workers died of asphyxiation.

published on : 21st September 2022

At least eight people injured in Chicago residential building blast

The Chicago Fire Department said that the blast occurred near Washington Boulevard and Central Avenue wherein at least eight people were injured and three of them are in critical condition.

published on : 21st September 2022

No headway in Sec’bad fire probe

While eight guests in the hotel lost their lives, none of the hotel or e-bike showroom employees were hurt.

published on : 19th September 2022

Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan trade blame over new border attacks; several civilians reported dead on both sides

Kyrgyz border authorities accused Tajik armed forces of attacking several border areas and settlements, including in the southern regions of Batken and Osh.

published on : 17th September 2022

Pollution control body bans firecrackers in Delhi until January 1

The Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) has ordered a complete ban on the production, sale and use of all types of firecrackers in the national capital till January 1.

published on : 17th September 2022
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