'Essential to save lives': Complete ban on firecrackers up to January 1 in Delhi

The pollution control body has asked district magistrates and deputy commissioners of police to implement the directions and submit daily action-taken reports to it.

published on : 28th September 2021

Firecracker ban: Cannot infringe right to life of other citizens under guise of employment, says SC

"Our prime focus is the right to life of innocent citizens. If we find green crackers are there and accepted by the committee of experts we will pass suitable orders," the bench said,.

published on : 28th September 2021

Powerful explosion leaves Balanga police station damaged in Puri district, no casualties

The officer-in-charge and other personnel were away on patrolling duty to ensure the smooth passage of the upcoming Pipili by-poll.

published on : 28th September 2021

Fire safety in Karnataka caught in backdraft

Annexe ‘E’ of Part IV of National Building Code of India (NBCI) gives details of fire drills and evacuation procedures for high-rises (above 15 metres in height).

published on : 26th September 2021

Fire breaks out in godown in southwest Delhi

A fire broke out in a godown in southwest Delhi's Dwarka village area on Saturday, officials said.

published on : 26th September 2021

Groom Sivakasi for global fireworks market: Virudhunagar MP

Virudhunagar MP says the State government officials should step in to help rebrand the town’s crackers

published on : 25th September 2021

Mumbai: Fire in Khar building that left one woman dead doused after four hours

Eight fire engines, seven water tankers and other equipment were used in the operation, he said.

published on : 24th September 2021

Mumbai: Woman dies of suffocation after fire breaks out in building in Khar

The fire broke out at Nutan Villa building around 7 pm and fire brigade vehicles reached the spot within 20 minutes, said a civic official.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Two killed, five injured in explosion at Bengaluru godown storing 60 firecracker boxes

The two bodies were blown to smithereens while 10 parked bikes were damaged due to the impact

published on : 23rd September 2021

No ceasefire violation along LoC in Kashmir since February agreement: Indian Army officer

Lt Gen Pandey said while there has been no instigation from Pakistan, the Indian Army is totally alert and prepared to respond appropriately to any ceasefire violation.

published on : 20th September 2021

Crews watching weather as US wildfire burns near Sequoia National Park

The National Weather Service issued a weather watch for critical fire conditions in the Sequoia National Park in the Sierra Nevada, where the Colony Fire was burning about a mile from Giant Forest.

published on : 18th September 2021

Uphaar case: Delhi High Court junks Sushil Ansal's plea to question investigating officer

The court said a mere change of counsel would not suffice to recall the witness to put certain suggestions in the manner the new advocate desires. 

published on : 18th September 2021

Fire breaks out in CBI office in Delhi

A fire broke out inside the basement of the CBI building the CGO complex in Delhi, officials said on Friday.

published on : 17th September 2021

Mumbai: Major fire breaks out at scrap market in Mankhurd; no casualty

A fire brigade official said that the blaze is confined to seven to eight shops in the market, where different types of scrap material, including empty chemical drums, was stored.

published on : 17th September 2021

19 injured in blast at Indian Oil refinery in Bihar's Barauni

Ankita Srivastava, corporate communication manager of IOCL said that the injured workers were rushed to Barauni Refinery Hospital and a private hospital.

published on : 16th September 2021
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