FIRE

  • Delhi: Fire breaks out in 3-storey buildings in Gandhinagar market 54 minutes ago

    New Delhi: A fire broke out in two 3-three storeys buildings in main Gandhinagar market in the national capital. Twenty fire engines were rushed to the location. Fire is under control now. The market is considered the largest cloth market in Asia and it houses a number of textile units and...
  • This 'acoustic' fire extinguisher prototype can douse flames with just sound waves 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Foam, water, or powder as fire extinguishers are so old-school. How about a sound producing fire extinguisher that doesn't use any of the conventional elements to douse the flames? Engineering students, Viet Tran and Seth Robertson, from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, have developed a prototype of a...
  • Mumbai: Fire at a commercial building in Andheri East, no casualties 6 days ago

    Mumbai: A commercial building at Andheri East in Mumbai caught fire on Wednesday leading to chaos in the area. The fire broke out around 9:45 am on the second floor of the building. No casualties have been reported so far. The fire has been brought under control. Four water tankers...
  • Unexploded World War II bomb triggers evacuation in London 1 week ago

    London: An unexploded World War II bomb weighing 454 kg found on a building site near London's famous Tower Bridge on Monday led to hundreds of people being evacuated from their homes in the area. Roads were closed from the Victorian landmark and residents were escorted out after builders unearthed...
  • Major fire inside Parliament complex doused, Home Ministry seeks report March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: A major fire broke out inside Parliament complex in Central Delhi on Sunday afternoon. The blaze apparently erupted in an air-conditioning plant. Ten fire tenders battled the flames and brought the fire under control quickly. The blaze was brought under control and no casualties have been reported. The building,...
  • Army conducts fire power display at Pokhran marking centenary celebrations of participation in World War I March 21, 2015

    Jaipur: The Indian Army conducted a fire power display at Pokhran in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan marking the centenary celebrations of its participation in the first World War. Showcasing the Army's capabilities, proficiency and preparedness, the 'Fire Power Display' was held on Friday at the Pokhran field firing range and involved...
  • J&K: Terrorists hold hostages in Kathua police station, 2 security personnel killed, heavy firing underway March 20, 2015

    Kathua: One Jammu and Kashmir police officer along with one CRPF personnel has been killed in a terror attack that is underway in Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir. Two CRPF personnel have also been injured in the attack. Heavy firing which began at the Rajbagh Police Station in Kathua district...
  • Truck carrying 400 gas cylinders catches fire at Kurnool-Anathapur highway in Andhra Pradesh March 19, 2015

    Hyderabad: A truck carrying 400 gas cylinders caught fire at Kurnool-Anathapur highway in Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday. Due to some problem in the engine, the front of the truck caught fire. No casualties have been reported so far. The police is yet to investigate the major blast. More details are awaited. ...
  • Oregon woman sets herself on fire, crashes car, jumps off bridge - and lives March 16, 2015

    An Oregon woman who set herself on fire while driving, crashed her car on an interstate and then jumped off a highway bridge to a park below, survived the ordeal and was being treated at Portland area hospital, police said on 13th March. Another driver reported in an emergency call to...
  • Hyderabad: Fire breaks out at workshop; no casualty reported March 15, 2015

    Hyderabad: A major fire broke out at a workshop and spread to a cluster of shops at Vijayanagar Colony, though nobody was injured in the incident, police sources said on Sunday. A thick cloud of black smoke engulfed the area even as fire and police department personnel swung into action...
  • Delhi: Masked gunmen open fire near Qutub Minar; 1 dead, 1 critically injured March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: A group of masked men fired indiscriminately at men seated just outside Qutub Minar in the national capital leaving one person dead and another critically injured. The shooting reported took over a property dispute. The victim is identified as Sonu Sejwal, 28, a fire attendant at a five-star hotel...
  • Amazon to bring its premium mobile games to iPhones, iPads March 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Amazon has announced that it is bringing its premium games to Apple and Fire devices, which include four different Amazon Game Studios titles. The games include the horror game Lost Within, colorful sci-fi adventure Tales From Deep Space, the haunted adventure game Til Morning's Light, and the arcade game...
  • Exclusive: Amitav Ghosh talks about his new book 'Flood of Fire' March 6, 2015

    Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, author Amitav Ghose talks about his latest book 'Flood of Fire'. ...
  • Lady Gaga, Vince Vaughn take charity polar plunge in Chicago March 2, 2015

    Chicago: Lady Gaga and Vince Vaughn plunged into the icy waters of Chicago's Lake Michigan at a fundraiser for the Special Olympics. Special Olympics Chicago President Casey Hogan said Sunday that Lady Gaga made the plunge with more than 4,500 other participants. Hogan says the singer's appearance was "a very nice...
  • Fire breaks out on the sets of Varun Dhawan, Shraddha Kapoor starrer 'ABCD 2' February 28, 2015

    Mumbai: A fire broke out on the sets of Varun Dhawan and Shraddha Kapoor starrer upcoming film 'ABCD 2'. The crew was apparently shooting for a dance sequence in the Filmcity when the incident happened. Varun said 600 people were evacuated without any casualty. "There was a fire and our set...
  • Hyderabad: 2 dead, 13 injured after explosion in Gulf Oil Corporation office February 23, 2015

    Kukatpally: A major explosion in Gulf Oil Corporation office located at Kukatpally in Hyderabad killed two people and injured as many as 13 people on Monday. The accident happened due to explosion in reactor but the fire has now been brought under control. More information awaited. ...
  • Fire erupts at Torch tower in Dubai, no casualties reported February 21, 2015

    Dubai: A high-rise tower in Dubai's Marina district caught fire on Saturday, but there were no immediate reports of casualties. The fire broke out in the Torch tower on the northeastern end of the densely populated district, which is packed with multi-story skyscrapers. Debris from the fire cluttered nearby streets after...
  • Delhi: Fire breaks out at Ansal Plaza in Bhikaji Cama Place February 17, 2015

    New Delhi: A fire broke out at Ansal Plaza building in Bhikaji Cama Place on Tuesday. According to the Fire Department, at the incident was reported at around 7 PM following which 15 fire tenders were rushed to the spot. The fire broke out on the sixth floor of the...
  • Kolkata: Fire on the 5th floor of Himalaya House in Chowringhee February 5, 2015

    Kolkata: A fire on Thursday broke out at the fifth floor of a multi-storey office building on Jawaharlal Nehru Road in south Kolkata. Fire brigade and police officers said that ten fire tenders have already rushed to the spot to fight the blaze. There was no news of any person being trapped...
  • Kolkata: Major fire breaks out in Bowbazaar's Plywood store; no casualty reported February 2, 2015

    Kolkata: A major fire broke out on Monday evening in one of the Bowbazaar's plywood store in Kolkata. Although no casualty was reported but the nearby area came under the fire influence. Atleast 20 fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the rescue works are under way. The reason behind the...
  • Five woes which the 'Game of Thrones' TV Show fans face in the hands of the book fans January 31, 2015

    The trailer for the 'Game of Thrones' season five is out and I cannot contain my excitement at all. I can't help but imagine all that is going to happen, the people who are going to be brutally murdered and the dragons, oh my god the dragons! And I can't...
  • INS Sindhuratna tragedy: Commanding Officer found guilty, court martialled January 30, 2015

    Mumbai: Seven Navy officers including the Commanding Officer were found guilty in INS Sindhuratna fire case that left two officers dead in February 2014. The Chief of Naval Staff on Friday issued letters of severe displeasure to six officers for acts of omission and commission while the commanding officer was...
  • Pak Rangers violate ceasefire, target border outposts along international border in Jammu January 29, 2015

    Jammu: In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistani Rangers on Thursday resorted to small arms firing on border out-posts (BoPs) along the international border in Jammu, prompting BSF to retaliate. "Pakistani Rangers resorted to small arms firing on two BoPs in R S Pura and Arnia sub-sectors of Jammu district from 8.45...
  • Miley Cyrus goes topless at a beach in Hawaii January 26, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Miley Cyrus, who is known for her weird and racy outfits, went topless while enjoying a day out with her beau Patrick Schwarzenegger at a beach in Hawaii. The 22-year-old wore only skimpy black bikini bottoms on her getaway this week, reports dailymail.co.uk. The duo was spotted laughing...
  • Several feared trapped as three-storey building collapses in Delhi January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: In an unfortunate incident on Wednesday, a three-storeyed building collapsed in the Gautampura area of Delhi. Several people are feared trapped in the building. Ten fire engines have been rushed to the spot. The incident took place around 3 am on Wednesday. ...
  • Gujarat: 1 labourer dead, 3 injured in blast at chemical unit in Bharuch January 20, 2015

    Bharuch: A labourer has died and three others have been injured in an explosion that took place on Tuesday early morning at a chemical factory unit in Bharuch, Gujarat. The fire has now been brought under control. It is yet to be deciphered what kind of product was being manufactured when...
  • 3 burnt to death as mob torches houses in Bihar village January 18, 2015

    Muzaffarpur: Three persons were charred to death as a mob on Sunday torched nine houses in a village in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district following the recovery of an abducted youth's body. The body of 19-year-old Bhartendu Kumar was found near the house of Vikki, who is the main accused in the abduction...
  • Cat on fire starts New York apartment blaze, two people critical January 12, 2015

    New York: Two people were fighting for life after a cat caught fire and ran around, unwittingly helping to ignite an apartment, officials and neighbours said. Angel Alcazar - the owner of six cats - was cooking pork chops inside his apartment on Gouverneur Avenue in Bronx when a grease...
  • 'Tiger Fire' speaks to all animal lovers January 10, 2015

    A book on tigers and their history and more so five hundred years of the tiger in India is a treat for readers from the word, "Go"! This book is wonderfully contributed by various writers and brilliantly edited by Valmik Thapar, the tiger expert. "Tiger Fire" charts the history of...
  • Watch: Chilling video of Charlie Hebdo newspaper attackers in Paris January 8, 2015

    Here is the footage we have of the chilling attack in the heart of Paris which left at least 12 people dead. Gunmen entered the office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and opened fire. ...