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Bengaluru: 10 injured as fire breaks out in ice cream parlour

February 12, 2020 5:55 pm

According to fire officials, a cylinder explosion has led to the fire in the ice cream joint located near Koramangala's Wipro Signal.

Fire at footwear factory in Delhi, 26 fire tenders rushed to the spot

January 14, 2020 11:41 am

Twenty-six fire tenders have been pressed to service. No casualty has been reported so far, a Delhi Fire Services official said.

Maharashtra: Fire in Vasai Fort, no casualty

January 07, 2020 10:50 am

The blaze erupted around 9 pm when some drug addicts were sitting in the fort compound.

Delhi: 3 children among 9 dead in Rohini blaze

December 24, 2019 1:41 am

The fire started in godown below the residential building. DFS officials not told building had godown, led to delay in rescue

Fire nearly destroys Japanese UNESCO world heritage site

October 31, 2019 10:33 am

The main Seiden temple and a Hokuden structure, or north temple, in the Shuri Castle have burned down. A third main structure Nanden, or south temple, was also burned down later.

Bengaluru: Fire breaks out at UCO Bank, around 200 people evacuated

September 18, 2019 5:09 pm

As many as three fire tenders were rushed to the spot in Bengaluru's busy MG Road to put out the fire.

Fire at BSNL office disrupts service in North Chennai

August 01, 2019 4:59 pm

Cellphone towers, over 15000 phone connections, broadband connections, some government-run e-governance programmes, the state Public Distribution System (PDS) and Aavin network services were affected temporarily.

Delhi: Driver and passenger escape unhurt after cab goes up in flames in Saket

July 31, 2019 2:00 am

“At 9.30 am, we were informed a car had caught fire near the Sub-Divisional Magistrate’s office in Saket. We reached the spot within 15 minutes, and saw the car was gutted. The driver and a passenger managed to escape unhurt,” a fireman said.

Ludhiana: 3 hurt in fire at hosiery unit

July 09, 2019 12:06 pm

The fire broke out at KK Malhotra Knitwears in Street no. 4 of Old Madhopuri area at around 1.30 pm and was put out around 5.30 pm.

Fire breaks out at Ghaziabad restaurant, 80 rescued

July 01, 2019 2:46 am

According to fire officials, almost 50 customers and 30 restaurant employees were present at the spot when the fire broke out. “The restaurant had one functioning exit... The other exit, which was closed, had to be broken down,” said a fire official.


Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral ablaze, part of spire collapses

April 16, 2019 11:15 am

Smoke could be seen billowing out from the top of the gothic cathedral, as flames lept out besides its two bell towers. The cathedral dates back to the 12th century and is famous for featuring in Victor Hugo's classic novel the Hunchback of Notre-Dame.

A day later, fire at Kolkata's Bagree Market yet to be contained

September 18, 2018 6:52 am

No casualty has been reported, but the operation has left two firefighters injured.

Fire breaks out at Colaba Causeway in Mumbai

June 02, 2016 6:16 pm

A fire broke out inside the four-storey Metro House located at Colaba Causeway, near Regal Cinema in Mumbai.

PM Narendra Modi visits site of Kerala temple fire that killed over 100 people

April 11, 2016 12:24 pm

Kerala Police on Monday detained five people who were involved in conducting the firework display after a huge fire broke out at Puttingal temple at Paravaur (Kollam District), Kerala early Sunday morning.

Make in India week: Fire brings down curtain on Maharashtra Night at Chowpatty

February 15, 2016 10:26 am

A fire broke out during the Maharashtra Night at Mumbai’s iconic Girgaum Chowpatty beach during Make in India week.

'Bandit Queen', 'Water': Movies who had to face bans or censor board's axe

November 20, 2015 9:00 am

Bandit Queen, Fire, Water, Amu, Unfreedom and many more movies have had to face the axe of Censor Board for some or the other reason, but these movies should be watched for the reality they carry. Directors like Shekhar Kapur, Deepa Mehta, Anurag Kashyap, Sonali Bose have taken up real subjects for their film, but unfortunately they could not proceed by showcasing their films for the public.

Fire breaks out in Connaught Place building

August 25, 2014 2:50 pm

A massive fire broke out in a building in Connaught Place area on Monday.

Today in pics: Fire in Mumbai's commercial building

July 18, 2014 2:18 pm

A major fire broke out on Friday in a 22-storey commercial building in a western suburb of Mumbai.

Everything you need to know about the new Amazon Fire

June 20, 2014 1:42 pm

Amazon on Wednesday unveiled a 'Fire' smartphone that will be closely tied to the products and services it sells, while adding such touches as the ability to render images in 3-D.

Fire breaks out in Jammu hotel

May 31, 2014 4:29 pm

Four persons were killed and 11 injured when a fire broke out in a hotel in Jammu.


Mumbai fire doused

December 29, 2018 10:51 am

Fire in building behind Mumbai’s Kamala Mills compound was doused on Saturday morning. No casualties reported.

‘I didn’t know if I was gonna make it' | Wildfires Rage in California

November 15, 2018 10:07 am

A fire ravaged Northern California on Thursday, damaging homes and injuring residents. Another fire started northwest of Los Angeles the following day, forcing more residents to evacuate.

This Barber Cuts Hair With Fire

November 12, 2018 5:52 pm

A 21 year old savvy hairdresser Mohammed Faizan has a unique technique of cutting hair. He uses a candle instead of scissors at his salon. This unusual technique has earned him clients from not just India but from all over the world.

Over 60 houses gutted as massive fire breaks out in Bandra slum in Mumbai

October 30, 2018 7:05 pm

A massive fire broke out in a slum opposite the Bandra Fire Station in Mumbai, gutting at least 60 houses on Tuesday. No casualties were reported, but two women and two children were admitted to a hospital after they fainted due to shock.

Kolkata medical college fire under control

October 03, 2018 11:50 am

An early morning fire at the Kolkata Medical College and Hospital has been brought under control. Ten fire tenders were rushed to the spot and at least 250 people evacuated. But no casualties have been reported.

Massive fire breaks in Kolkata's Bagri market

September 16, 2018 5:39 am

A massive fire broke out in Kolkata's Bagri market, a hub of retail and wholesale shops. Over 30 fire engines have been trying to douse the fire.