26 killed in fire on train in Andhra Pradesh
Dec 28, 2013
Cities | Written by Radhika Iyer | Wednesday October 29, 2014
It is simple, free and user-friendly: a first of its kind fire safety app that urges citizens of Bangalore to play a role in preventing the next major fire mishap.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday August 29, 2014
A Right to Information Activist believed to have been killed in a car fire three months ago has now been arrested for murder. Chandra Mohan Sharma, a married man who was also a member of the Aam Aadmi Party, allegedly faked his own death to live with...
Cities | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday July 3, 2014
A fire broke out at a jewellery showroom in Bangalore today, causing traffic disruption on the busy MG Road in the heart of the city.
Cities | Written by Maya Sharma | Sunday February 23, 2014
Sunday marked four years to the day since the fire in Carlton Towers in Bangalore that claimed nine lives.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday December 29, 2013
Forensic experts today began examination and collecting evidence from the ill-fated AC coach of the Bangalore-Nanded Express that caught fire yesterday.
South | Written by Maya Sharma | Sunday December 29, 2013
Bangalore's Victoria Hospital became the centre of grief as family and friends of those who died in Saturday morning's horrific train fire in Andhra Pradesh waited to claim the bodies that were brought here yesterday afternoon.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday December 28, 2013
Railway Minister Mallikarjuna Kharge has announced ex-gratia payment of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of those killed in a fire in the coaches of Bangalore-Nanded Express early on Saturday.
South | Press Trust of India | Saturday December 28, 2013
"We were asleep... All of a sudden, we all woke up to a burning sensation," said a survivor.
South | Edited by Diana George | Saturday December 28, 2013
At least 26 passengers were killed after a coach of a train caught fire as it passed through Andhra Pradesh early this morning. Among those who died was a two-year-old baby girl.
Cities | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday November 20, 2013
A 22-year-old medical student who was set on fire in Karnataka last week allegedly by a group of men who tried to rob him off his gold chain, has died at hospital.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 15, 2013
All the seven victims of the bus fire at Haveri in Karnataka on Thursday have been identified, police said in Bangalore on Friday.
South | Reported by Radhika Iyer, Edited by Mala Das | Thursday November 14, 2013
Pappu Yadav is one of the 45 passengers who managed to survive after the Volvo bus they were travelling in caught fire today while on its way from Bangalore to Mumbai.
South | Edited by Diana George | Thursday November 14, 2013
A 22-year-old medical student was set on fire in Karnataka by a group of men who tried to rob him off his gold chain.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 14, 2013
Seven people, including a child, were burnt to death when a brand new luxury bus caught fire late last night, hours after leaving Bangalore for Mumbai.
Cities | Reuters | Friday November 8, 2013
A week after the bus fire tragedy in Andhra Pradesh, a Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation bus, with 35 passengers, caught fire in Bangalore due to an engine snag but alert crew prevented a possible mishap.
South | Radhika Iyer | Tuesday November 5, 2013
Less than a week after 45 people were burnt alive in their sleep in a Bangalore to Hyderabad bus, little lessons have been learnt from the tragedy with operators openly flouting travel norms.
South | Edited by Prasad Sanyal (with inputs from Agencies) | Wednesday October 30, 2013
It was a little after 5 am when the bus headed to Hyderabad from Bangalore hit a barrier on the highway. The passengers on board were sleeping when the Volvo went up in flames, reportedly because the fuel tank exploded. 45 people were killed, many of...
South | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with inputs from agencies) | Wednesday October 30, 2013
It was a little after 5 am when the bus headed from Hyderabad to Bangalore hit a barrier on the highway. The passengers on board were sleeping when the Volvo went up in flames. 44 people were killed, many of them burnt alive.
South | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with PTI inputs) | Wednesday October 30, 2013
At least 44 people died when a bus headed from Bangalore to Hyderabad went up in flames early this morning.
South | Edited by Diana George | Wednesday August 28, 2013
A chemical godown in south Bangalore caught fire early this morning.