Fire Tragedies

  • Juhu: Fire breaks out in residential complex, no casualties 01-04-2014 04:17 PM

    Juhu: A fire broke out inside a residential complex in Juhu on Tuesday noon. The incident happened in an apartment in Sagar City. Fire Department officials said they had received a call around 3.30 pm. They have rushed four fire brigades to the spot. No casualties have been reported so...
  • Uphaar fire tragedy: Supreme Court upholds conviction of Ansal brothers 05-03-2014 03:13 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of Ansal brothers in the Uphaar cinema hall fire tragedy. The SC bench rapped Sushil and Gopal Ansal saying that the two were more concerned about making money than ensuring safety of cinemagoers. However, the two-judge bench differed on quantum...
  • Uphaar case: SC stays proceedings against ex IPS Amod Kanth 29-11-2013 03:24 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the trial court proceedings against former IPS officer Amod Kanth in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case. A bench of justices KS Radhakrishnan and AK Sikri also asked CBI to file its response to the petition of Kanth in the case. Kanth has challenged...
  • Navy divers recover sixth body from INS Sindhurakshak, hunt on for others 18-08-2013 08:48 AM

    Mumbai: Navy divers have recovered the sixth body from the mangled remains of submarine INS Sindhurakshak on late Saturday night while hopes over the survival of remaining 12 are very dim. The bodies are badly charred and are unidentifiable and have, therefore, been sent to the naval hospital for DNA...
  • Kolkata doc conducts 83 autopsies in 13 hours 11-12-2011 09:59 PM

    Kolkata: Eighty three bodies in 13 hours 50 minutes - it was a marathon autopsy session. Fifty seven-year-old Dr Bishwanath Kahali of the SSKM hospital worked tirelessly through Friday night conducting autopsies on the victims of the AMRI fire - one of country's worst hospital fire tragedies. Even as bodies...
  • Most Delhi hospitals lack fire NoC: Official 09-12-2011 08:52 PM

    New Delhi: Learning lessons from the devastating fire in a Kolkata hospital, Delhi government on Friday decided to upgrade fire safety measures in 37 hospitals run by it most of which do not have the mandatory NOC from the fire department. A top official of the Health Department said most...
  • Uphaar case: SC verdict on compensation today 13-10-2011 07:45 AM

    New Delhi: More than 12 years after the harrowing inferno that snuffed out 59 lives and injured 103, the Supreme Court is expected to deliver its verdict on Thursday on the quantum of compensation to be awarded to the victims of the 1997 Uphaar Cinema fire tragedy. The Delhi High...
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