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What is the status of fire safety in your residential building? Here's what the law says

The National Building Code 2016 describes what a residential building, high rise buildings, industrial buildings and education buildings should have in order to protect oneself from fire.

Helipads change Bangalore skyscape, but can’t take off

86 at last count, helipads atop buildings are hosting dinners till they receive the all-clear.


Treat Sector 17 as ‘campus’ or block for fire safety norms: Architecture Dept

Fire Wing refused to give NOC for TDI Mall at the spot where Jagat Cinema existed,pointed out that all does not have provision for fire tenders to go round building as is mandatory under National building Code.

No safety audit at govt buildings

Fire brigade chief cites lack of staff as reason

Chanakya redesign cleared,showtime still 3 years away

While the New Delhi Municipal Corporation has cleared the building plan for a new-look Chanakya cinema hall.

Pvt agencies to monitor building safety norms

The Pune fire brigade has appointed 12 private agencies for conducting routine check-ups to ensure fire safety norms are being adhered to in buildings.


Realtor fined Rs 2.85 lakh for unfair trade practice

A leading Kharar-based realtor was fined Rs 2.85 lakh for what was seen as an unfair trade practice.