World News | Reuters | Friday October 23, 2015
Forty-two mostly elderly people died when a bus and a truck collided head-on and caught fire near Bordeaux early today, officials said, in France's worst road crash in decades.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 20, 2015
A fire drill at a school in northwestern China left more than 190 people injured, nine critically, after participants inhaled smoke used to simulate accident conditions, state media said Sunday.
Wednesday August 26, 2015
In a tweet late Tuesday, the 47-year-old actor described it as a 'freak accident.' No, Akshay - a freak accident is when you are strolling along minding your own business and a piano falls on you out of the sky
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 19, 2015
Following is the chronology of events in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case in which the Supreme Court today allowed industrialists Sushil and Gopal Ansal to walk free and asked them to deposit a fine of Rs 30 crore each in three months
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 28, 2015
At least 25 people died in a fire that gutted an Egyptian furniture factory north of Cairo on Tuesday, a health ministry official said.
Cities | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Monday July 20, 2015
An SUV burst into flames this morning about 60 kilometres from Nainital. None of the four passengers were injured; the accident caused a traffic jam on a major highway.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 3, 2015
Six South Korean workers were killed Friday when a waste water storage tank exploded at a chemical plant in the industrial city of Ulsan, a fire official said.
Jaipur News | Reported by Harsha Kumari Singh, Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Friday July 3, 2015
At least 13 children are reported injured after their school bus caught fire this morning in Dausa in Rajasthan, 60 km from the state capital of Jaipur.
Delhi News | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday June 8, 2015
A fire has been reported at the Karkardooma community centre. The blaze has been spotted at the sixth floor of the building.
Srinagar News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 31, 2015
A fire broke out today in a building of the office of Jammu and Kashmir Cements, a public sector undertaking, which also caused damage to the headquarters of opposition National Conference party.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 29, 2015
A fire broke out in the fifth floor of Udyog Bhawan today following which five fire tenders were rushed to contain it.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday May 13, 2015
An Amtrak passenger train with more than 200 passengers on board derailed in north Philadelphia on Tuesday night, causing multiple injuries, a city fire department supervisor said.
Delhi News | Press Trust of India | Monday May 11, 2015
A minor fire broke out at the Transport Bhavan in the high-security area in New Delhi which houses a number of central ministries.
Mumbai News | Press Trust of India | Saturday May 9, 2015
Fire broke out in a multi-storeyed commercial building in Mumbai's suburban Vile Parle today leading to chaos in the area, fire officials said.
India News | Written by Siddharth Ranjan Das | Tuesday May 5, 2015
21 people were burnt to death and 13 injured after a passenger bus fell from a bridge and caught fire in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district on Monday afternoon.
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 latest on Sunday, when a thick black smoke could be seen billowing above the red sandstone boundary wall ...
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 the seven officers, including the submarine's Commanding Officer, have been found guilty of negligence...
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.