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All aspects of train fire to be probed: Railway Board chief


July 30th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) All aspects of the fire aboard Tamil Nadu Express Monday that left 32 dead and injured 27 will be probed in detail, said Railway Board chairman ... Read more...

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Death toll mounts in Vizag steel plant blast


June 14th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) The death toll in Wednesday's explosion in Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) rose to 11 with two of the injured succumbing Thursday.Two workers who were critically injured ... Read more...

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15 killed in fire at Vizag Steel Plant (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 14 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and 20 others injured in a major fire that broke out at the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant Wednesday night, witnesses said.The ... Read more...

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Role of independent directors of company will be clarified: Moily


February 7th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Assuaging corporate and industry bodies following the arrest of several AMRI directors for a massive fire at the hospital, Corporate Affair Minister M. Veerappa Moily Monday ... Read more...

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Government to lay guidelines for hospital safety


December 17th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) India's apex body for disaster management is preparing "mandatory" guidelines for hospitals that will cover fire and other emergency hazards, after a major tragedy struck ... Read more...

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Mamata laments lack of fire fighting infrastructure


December 12th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) In the wake of the city's AMRI Hospital fire tragedy, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday lamented the lack of fire fighting infrastructure and ... Read more...

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Country’s major fire disasters


December 9th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chronology of previous fire disasters in the last 15 years:Nov 20, 2011: At least 15 people were killed and over 34 injured in a fire at a congregation of eunuchs at ... Read more...

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Train fire accident to be probed


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Commissioner of Railway Safety (CRS), Eastern Circle, will probe the fire accident on the Howrah-Dehradun Express in Jharkhand, in which seven people were killed ... Read more...

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17 die, 24 hurt in Beijing blaze (Lead)


April 25th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 25 (IANS) Seventeen people were killed and 24 others were injured when a fire broke out in a four-storey building in Beijing Monday. It was the worst fire ... Read more...

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Functioning of railways shows how Mamata will rule Bengal: BJP


April 18th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday hit out at Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee saying the functioning of the railways shows how she will rule ... Read more...

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Delhi cabinet approves hike in ex-gratia amount


March 9th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday decided to raise the ex-gratia amount paid to bereaved families in cases of natural or man-made disasters, a revision that comes ... Read more...

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Estonia mourns deaths at orphanage fire


February 21st, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tallinn, Feb 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The government of Estonia has announced Monday as the day of mourning for victims of an orphanage fire that killed 10 children.The fire at the orphanage for ... Read more...

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Prithvi In Critical Condition After Fire Accident


January 8th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
was filming a song to be used in the film. Also present with Prithvi during the shooting of the song, apart from the technicians, was his costars in the movie ... Read more...

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They keep us safe on Diwali


October 27th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Fire engines will be stationed in crowded markets of Delhi and other vulnerable areas to tackle any fire accident on Diwali that records at least 200 fire ... Read more...

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‘Chhoti Bahu’s Fire History Repeats Itself


September 6th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It seems that getting Radhika (Rubina Dilaik) trapped in the fire is the only option left in Zee TV's Show "Chhoti Bahu' to bring back ... Read more...

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Solatium for families of officials killed in cracker unit fire


August 13th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 13 (IANS) A solatium of Rs.5 lakh each will be given to the families of the five officials who died in an explosion in an unlicensed cracker unit in Sivakasi ... Read more...

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Music launch of Gana Bajana


May 5th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Prashanth and producer Naveen have released the music of their second film, Gana Bajana. They shot for the movie without making too much hype over it ... Read more...

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Three-year-old child hurt in slum fire


April 2nd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A slum fire in south Delhi's Kishangarh area early Friday left three people injured, including a three-year-old girl. A similar fire in another south Delhi slum had ... Read more...

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Two children killed in cylinder blast


March 31st, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Two small children were burnt alive in a fire which broke out in a slum in northwest Delhi Tuesday after a cylinder exploded, police said. Police said the ... Read more...

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Another body found, opposition wants probe into Kolkata fire


March 28th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) As one more body was extricated from the ruins of the Stephen Court Sunday, taking the deaths in the city's worst fire accident to 34, West Bengal's ... Read more...

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Haryana to pay Rs.16.77 cr to Dabwali fire victims


March 5th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 5 (IANS) Fifteen years after 446 perople were killed in a fire accident in Dabwali town of the state in 1995, the Haryana government Friday sanctioned Rs.16.67 crore to ... Read more...

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Nine deaths in Bangalore fire shock city


February 23rd, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 23 (IANS) When the first flashes came on Kannada TV channels of a fire in the seven-storey office and commercial complex in Bangalore central business district, not many viewers thought ... Read more...

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After an Alarming Accident-Prone 2009 Suniel Shetty Will Steer Clear of Action


January 6th, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaFor Sunil Shetty the year 2009 began with a terrible accident that left him bed-bound for a good three months. Bizarrely the year ended with a fire accident ... Read more...

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PM leaves for Delhi after Thiruvanthapuram trip (Lead)


January 3rd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left for Delhi Sunday evening after an overnight trip here to inaugurate the 97th Indian Science Congress and attend two other programmes, which ... Read more...

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PM announces compensation for Kerala tanker fire victims


January 3rd, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday sanctioned Rs.1 lakh to the families of each of the two people killed in a tanker fire accident in Kerala on New ... Read more...

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Chhoti Bahu’s filmy grahapravesh!


December 16th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The love saga of Dev (Avinash Sachdev) and Radhika (Rubina Dilaik) of 'Chhoti Bahu' (Zee TV) recently took a 360 degree turn. The fire accident in which Radhika was affected had ... Read more...

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Indian Navy keen to buy newer generation aircraft


November 22nd, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Gulshan R. Luthra New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) The Indian Navy has floated a Request for Information (RFI) for a newer generation of aircraft which can operate from the two indigenous ... Read more...

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Zayed Khan’s ‘Blue’ stunts scared his parents


October 27th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Actor Zayed Khan says that when his parents Sanjay and Zarine Khan watched his heart-in-the-mouth motorcycle stunts in recently released "Blue", they threw a ... Read more...

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Zayed Khan’s Parents Traumatized Watching Blue


October 26th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaWhen Sanjay and Zarine Khan watched their son Zayed do those never-before heart-in-the-mouth motorcycle stunts in Blue they threw a royal fit.Ever since his near-fatal fire accident in ... Read more...

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Seven suspended for Tamil Nadu firecracker blaze accident


October 18th, 2009 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) Seven officials, including three policemen, have been suspended in connection with a fire accident that claimed 32 lives in a cracker godown in Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu. District ... Read more...

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30 feared killed and several injured in a cracker shop fire


October 17th, 2009 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Chennai , Oct 16 (IANS) Nearly 30 feared dead and several injured in a cracker shop fire accident Friday night in Palipattu village in Thiruvallur district. The cracker shop was functioning out ... Read more...

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IIT Gandhinagar to prepare national fire registry


October 6th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The one-year-old Indian Institute of Technology-Gandhinagar (IIT-G) will develop a national fire accident registry to provide better data and develop protection solutions for firefighters across the country, ... Read more...

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Arun Nayyar recovering after fire accident


September 26th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 26 (ANI): Indian textile heir and husband of actress Elizabeth Hurley Arun Nayyar suffered injuries to his face and right hand after being badly burned while lighting a bonfire at ... Read more...

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Fire Blazing In Northern Utah


August 7th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by GD
The northern reaches of Utah on Thursday night was aglow, the horizon above awash with an angry and lilting red as more than a dozen summer fires broke out in the region. ... Read more...

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Pepsi has no idea where MJ’s ‘fire accident’ footage came from


July 18th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Soft drink giant Pepsi says that it does not have any idea as to from where the "terrifying" footage showing late King of Pop Michael Jackson's hair ... Read more...

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