India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday April 15, 2015
You may not need to place that frantic call in case of a fire or emergency in Goa as a new app will do the needful from now on.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 2, 2015
Bangkok Airways was forced to cancel a flight over the new year period after a traditional fire lantern was found stuck to the plane's engine, the airline 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.
India News | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from PTI) | Sunday March 9, 2014
One worker was killed and two others injured in an accident at a shipbuilding centre in Visakhapatnam where India is building its first class of three nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines. The incident took place when the pressure of the hydraulic tank of the Arihant class submarine was being tested and the tank's lid fell on the workers a...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday February 28, 2014
Two officers who were missing since the fire on board submarine INS Sindhuratna on Wednesday have died, the navy today confirmed. Their bodies were found after the submarine was brought back to the Mumbai coast this morning. Navy Chief Admiral DK Joshi resigned yesterday taking moral responsibility for accidents on his watch.
World News | Associated Press | Friday November 2, 2012
At the only morgue in Pakistan's largest city lie the blackened remains of 32 people killed in one of the worst industrial accidents in the country's history, wrapped in white plastic body bags waiting for DNA tests to determine who they are.
World News | Reuters | Wednesday September 19, 2012
At least 26 people were killed and as many injured when a Pemex gas facility burst into flames in northern Mexico on Tuesday, one of the worst accidents to hit the state oil monopoly in recent years.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 31, 2012
The Standing Committee on Railways would deliberate on the causes for railway accidents and the steps to be taken to enhance the safety aspects against the backdrop of the mishap on New Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu express, its chairman TR Baalu, said on Tuesday.
Andhra Pradesh News | Express News Service | Saturday December 10, 2011
The major fire in Kolkata's AMRI hospital on Friday that killed nearly 90 people has brought into sharp focus the fire safety measures in Hyderabad's private hospitals. And sadly around 400 hospitals in the city are fire accidents waiting to happen. After an inspection by the fire prevention wing of the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation of 55...
Jammu News | Press Trust of India | Friday May 6, 2011
Four shops were gutted in a fire in separate incidents in Rajouri area, police said here today.In the first incident, three shops caught fire due to a gas cylinder blast in a bakery in Choki Chora area here, they said. In another incident, fire broke out in a shop in Smailpur area of Jammu district due to short circuit, police said, adding th...
World News | Associated Press | Friday January 28, 2011
Two Indonesian passenger trains crashed and a crowded ferry burst into flames Friday, killing 16 people and sending hundreds to the hospital, many in critical condition, officials said.The accidents occurred 30 minutes apart on the main island of Java.At 2:30 a.m., a train stopped on a track outside Banjar, a village in West Java province, and was ...
Bangalore News | mid-day.com | Tuesday January 4, 2011
The new year seems to have begun on a fiery note. After a hardware shop in Yelahanka caught fire on Sunday, on Monday night, it was a cotton willow, coir and rubber waste processing units in Okalipuram that went up in flames. The estimated loss at the units was around Rs 10 lakh.Fire brigade officials said the exact cause of the fire was not known,...