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

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

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

“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

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

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.

Delhi: Seven, including four children, hurt in fire

The incident took place inside a two-bedroom house in Jwala Nagar. Fire officials said prima facie an LGP cylinder leak sparked a fire inside the air cooler, which then exploded.


Minor fire doused at Delhi's RML hospital

The Delhi Fire Services received information about the blaze at around 4.19 am, following which five fire tenders were rushed to the spot and it was doused by 5.15 am, officials said.

HC seeks probe report from Gujarat govt on Surat fire tragedy

The court also issued a notice to the state government on the petition moved by Jaysukh Gajera, father of a 17-year- old girl, who died in the fire at a four-storey commercial complex in Surat.

Fire at migrant camp in Bosnia injures 29

Regional police spokesman Ale Siljdedic said the injured were taken to hospitals in Velika Kladusa and neighbouring Bihac following the fire at the Miral camp, which is used as temporary accommodation for about 500 migrants.

Fire breaks out at Nagpur's medicine market, no casualties

Fire tenders are present at the spot, fire fighting operations are underway. No casualties or injuries have been reported.

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Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral ablaze, part of spire collapses

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

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


Fire breaks out at Colaba Causeway in Mumbai

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

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

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

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

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

Today in pics: Fire in Mumbai's commercial building

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

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

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

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Mumbai fire doused

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

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

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

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

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

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.


Mumbai: 4-Storey Building Collapses In Ghatkopar

At least four people were killed, including a 3-month-old baby, and 30 were trapped after a residential building in Ghatkopar collapsed Tuesday morning. Fourteen fire tenders and two rescue vans have been rushed to the spot and rescue operations are underway at the site of the ground plus four-storeyed building ‘Saidarshan’, Chief Fire Officer P […]

Two Officers, 15 Jawans Killed In Army Depot Inferno

At least 20 people were killed, including two Army officials, and several injured after a fire broke out at the Central Ammunition Depot in Pulgaon, Wardha district in Maharashtra. Seventeen Defence Security Corp (DSC) jawans were injured in the blaze, some of them critically, an Army officer said. The area has been cordoned off and […]

Video Of Temple Fire In Kollam, Kerala

Over the six weeks leading up to the Kollam fire disaster, officials at every level recommended denial of permission to the Puttingal temple for the fireworks show, and a day before it, banned the display. The powerful temple administration simply ignored the order, helped along by local politicians with an eye on elections. – See […]