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Punjab orders discarded furniture’s removal from secretariat


August 24th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 24 (IANS) The corridors of power in the Punjab civil secretariat would soon be decluttered.The Punjab government Friday issued orders to remove discarded furniture lying in the ... Read more...

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Narrow escape for school children


August 19th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 19 (IANS) Several students, including foreigners, of an international school had a narrow escape here Sunday when their hostel room caught fire, an official said.The fire was reported ... Read more...

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Chavan, Bhujbal inspect fire-ravaged Mantralaya


June 23rd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Two days after a huge fire ravaged the Maharashtra state secretariat, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan and Public Works Department Minister Chhagan Bhujbal inspected the Mantralaya ... Read more...

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Pune mall catches fire, 15 rescued


June 21st, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 21 (IANS) At least 15 customers and staffers were rescued from a major fire that broke out in a shopping mall here Thursday evening, a fire official said."The ... Read more...

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Medical factory gutted in Gurgaon


May 27th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 27 (IANS) A medical equipment factory was damaged in a fire in an industrial township in Gurgaon, an officer said. There was no casualty or injury.The blaze started ... Read more...

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Furniture worth lakhs gutted in Chandigarh fire


May 15th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) Furniture worth several lakhs of rupees was gutted in a major fire that engulfed a furniture market in Chandigarh late night and could be controlled only ... Read more...

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After AMRI fire, Mumbai orders fire audits of all hospitals


December 14th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 13 (IANS) Days after a blaze killed 93 patients in Kolkata's AMRI Hospital, the Mumbai civic administration Tuesday ordered a fire audit of all public and private hospitals ... Read more...

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Major fire in Uttar Pradesh commercial complex


September 5th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Goods worth lakhs of rupees were destroyed in a major fire that broke out in a commercial complex in Uttar Pradesh?s Kanpur district Monday, an official ... Read more...

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One killed in Noida factory blaze


July 16th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 16 (IANS) One worker was killed and six others were injured when a fire broke out in a garment manufacturing factory here early Saturday, a fire department officer ... Read more...

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Major fire at Kanpur power station


June 9th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, June 9 (IANS) Equipment worth lakhs of rupees was destroyed in a major fire that broke out in a power sub-station here Thursday, an official said. No casualty was ... Read more...

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Building catches fire in Uttar Pradesh, four injured


May 24th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), May 24 (IANS) Four firemen were injured while trying to douse a major fire which broke out in a multi-storied commercial building in a densely populated area ... Read more...

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Fire in Lucknow warehouse, two labourers killed


May 20th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 20 (IANS) Two labourers were killed and two received multiple burns in a major fire that broke out in a warehouse of a paint agency here, police said ... Read more...

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Security guard killed in Uttar Pradesh bank fire


May 9th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, May 9 (IANS) A security guard was killed and property worth lakhs of rupees was gutted in a major fire that broke out in a bank here early Monday, ... Read more...

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Major fire in Meerut market, no casualty


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, May 2 (IANS) Goods worth lakhs of rupees were gutted and at least 10 shops were destroyed in a major fire that broke out here in a market area, ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh workshop gutted


April 29th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 29 (IANS) Equipment and machinery worth several lakhs were gutted after a major fire broke out in a workshop of the state-owned Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) ... Read more...

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Major fire in co-operative office, no casualty


April 12th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) A major fire broke out in the office of premier fertiliser manufacturer Krishak Bharati Co-operative Limited (KRIBHCO) here Tuesday, triggering panic amongst the locals, officials said. ... Read more...

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Major fire in textile factory, no casualty


April 8th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), April 8 (IANS) Fabric and machinery worth around Rs. 2 crore were reduced to ashes in a massive fire at a textile factory in this Uttar ... Read more...

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Massive blaze in Kanpur factory


March 21st, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), March 21 (IANS) A massive fire broke out in a chemical factory here early Monday morning, triggering several explosions and creating panic in the area, officials said. ... Read more...

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Massive fire in Kanpur leather factory


March 9th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, March 9 (IANS) Goods worth over Rs.40 lakh were destroyed as a major fire broke out in a leather factory here Wednesday, officials said. No casualties were reported.The fire ... Read more...

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Massive fire guts machinery in Uttar Pradesh warehouse


February 26th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 26 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a warehouse of the Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) here Saturday morning, gutting machinery and equipment worth around Rs.50 ... Read more...

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Two killed in Lucknow factory fire


February 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) At least two labourers were killed and nine injured after a massive fire broke out in a plywood factory here Thursday, police said.The fire engulfed the Kiran Plywood ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium gets World cup hosting clearance


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai , Feb 23 (ANI): Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium, the venue for 2011 World Cup final on April 2, has got clearance to host all scheduled games after meeting the safety standards.The ... Read more...

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Fire in locomotive workshop, no casualty


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 22 (IANS) A fire broke out in a locomotive workshop of the Northern Railway here Tuesday, triggering panic among the employees, an official said. No casualty was reported.The fire enveloped ... Read more...

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Major fire breaks out in Lucknow plastic factory


February 21st, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 21 (IANS) A massive fire broke out in a plastic recycling factory in a densely populated area of this Uttar Pradesh capital Monday, police said. No casualties were reported.The fire ... Read more...

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Three die in Tata headquarters fire (Lead)


February 9th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Three people were killed and one person suffered serious injuries Wednesday morning when a fire enveloped the basement of Bombay House, the headquarters of the Tata Group, an ... Read more...

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Fire in Tata headquarters in Mumbai, three killed


February 9th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Three people were killed and one suffered serious injuries when a major fire broke out Wednesday morning in the basement of Bombay House, the headquarters of the Tata ... Read more...

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Five dead, 13 injured in Ahmedabad building collapse (Second Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 28 (IANS) Five people, including a woman, were killed and 13 others injured when a five-storey newly-constructed building collapsed here Friday morning, leading to the partial collapse of two adjoining ... Read more...

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One killed, three trapped in Ahmedabad building collapse (Lead)


January 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 28 (IANS) One person was killed and three people were trapped when a five-storey newly-constructed building here collapsed Friday morning, leading to the partial collapse of two adjoining buildings also, ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out in power corporation office in Uttar Pradesh


January 15th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a multi-storeyed government building housing the office of Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) here Saturday, an official said. A man ... Read more...

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Major fire in Moradabad brassware factory, no casualty


January 13th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 13 (IANS) Goods worth several lakhs of rupees were gutted after a major fire broke out in a brassware factory in Moradabad town Thursday, officials said. No casualty ... Read more...

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Builder, contractor booked for Mumbai lift crash


January 9th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Mumbai police Sunday booked six people, including the builder, contractor and maintenance supervisor of Rustomjee Towers where five labourers were killed after a service lift came crashing down ... Read more...

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Five killed in Mumbai service lift crash


January 9th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Five labourers were killed and one was seriously injured Sunday when a service lift of an under-construction building came crashing down here, an official said.According to Chief Fire ... Read more...

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1,200 Delhi schools lack fire safety measures


December 15th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) As many as 1,200 schools in the national capital, including some top privately run institutions, are flouting fire safety norms, a right to information (RTI) ... Read more...

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Fire in Uttar Pradesh hospital, no casualty


December 14th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 14 (IANS) Panic gripped a hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district Tuesday when a fire broke out inside its visitors hall and began to spread to the patients wards, an ... Read more...

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Fire in Uttar Pradesh plastic scrapyard, no casualties


December 6th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 6 (IANS) A massive fire broke out in a plastic scrapyard in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district early Monday. No casualties were reported in the incident, an official said.The fire engulfed ... Read more...

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