Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 13, 2015
Three persons, including two women, were charred to death after the ambulance van in which they were travelling hit a roadside tree and burst into flames near Erode today, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 7, 2015
More than 800 firefighters battled for almost 24 hours to put out a vast fire at a controversial chemical plant in the Chinese city of Zhangzhou, state media said today, the second accident at the site in two years.
India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey | Tuesday March 24, 2015
The Parliament House, one of India's most protected structures, is not safe against fire. The sprawling heritage structure spread over 12 acres does not have a fire safety certificate. The building has seen two fires in less than two weeks, the lates...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday March 21, 2015
A house fire in Brooklyn, New York, killed seven children, possibly all related, early on Saturday, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday February 23, 2015
18 workers were still unaccounted for Sunday following a fire at a South African mine that had trapped nearly 500 workers underground, a spokeswoman for mining company Harmony Gold said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday February 6, 2015
A nine-year-old boy has been detained after 17 people were killed in a fire at a shopping mall in China, police has said. It is the latest deadly accident in a country where safety standards are often flouted.
India News | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Friday January 30, 2015
Seven officers of the Indian Navy who were found guilty have been punished in relation to the accident on the INS Sindhuratna, the submarine that suffered an on-board fire on February 26, 2014. Senior Defence Ministry officials have told NDTV that th...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday January 20, 2015
The bus, belonging to a travel company, was completely gutted. Volvo Buses, the manufacturer firm, said it was an isolated instance and it was waiting for further details to emerge.
World News | Press Trust of India | Monday January 12, 2015
At least 62 people, including women and children, were today killed when their overcrowded bus collided head-on with a speeding oil tanker, sparking a major fire in southern Pakistan, in the deadliest road accident to hit the country in recent times.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 10, 2015
State police say at least one person has died in a series of crashes involving dozens of vehicles on both sides of Interstate 94 in southwestern Michigan.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Two Albanian seamen who took part in the rescue operation for the Norman Atlantic ferry have died from injuries incurred in an accident, the Italian navy said today.
Delhi News | Written by Bhairavi Singh | Monday August 25, 2014
Delhi witnessed two major fire accidents in two of its busiest markets today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday August 9, 2014
An oil worker was killed and 11 others were injured in a brief fire at a northern Mexico refinery on Friday, two weeks after another blaze in the same complex.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday August 6, 2014
A traffic accident involving two double-decker tour buses in the city's Theater District on Tuesday afternoon injured 13 people, three of them seriously.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 2, 2014
Four people were killed after a wall of an under construction building collapsed in Hari Nagar area in West Delhi, the fire department said.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 30, 2014
More than a decade after the gruesome school fire in which 94 children were charred to death and 18 others seriously injured, the final verdict of the case probing the 2004 Kumbakonam accident will be delivered by the District and Sessions Court in T...
World News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday July 29, 2014
In a bizarre accident, a 13-year-old girl found her Samsung Galaxy S4 burnt and melted under her pillow.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 27, 2014
Five people, including two women, were killed today and nine others injured when a high-tension wire fell on a bus and it caught fire in Erwakatra area, police said.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday June 27, 2014
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has cut short his Delhi visit to rush back to his state where a blast and fire in a gas pipeline killed 14 people on Friday morning.
Friday June 27, 2014
Gail chairman BC Tripathi said the fire broke out in an 18-inch pipeline near a state-owned refinery complex. "The reasons for the accident are not known yet. We are currently focused on rescue and relief operations," he said.
Tuesday June 3, 2014
No injuries were reported and the fire was brought under control by fire fighters at the plant, the diversified conglomerate, whose businesses include oil and gas, petrochemicals, and telecommunications, said in a statement.
India News | Written by Uma Sudhir | Sunday June 1, 2014
Volvo has reiterated that the fire on board its bus in Mahbubnagar District in Andhra Pradesh on October 30 last year that killed 45 people was not the result of faulty vehicle design.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Women wailed uncontrollably, men knelt sobbing and others just stared in disbelief outside a coal mine in western Turkey as rescue workers removed a steady stream of bodies Wednesday from an underground explosion and fire that killed at least 238 wor...
India News | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday May 9, 2014
A minor fire was reported in the boiler room of the INS Ganga, an Indian Navy anti-submarine frigate docked at the Mumbai Naval dock.