FIRE

  • J&K: NHRC seeks report from Army, local authorities over killing of youths in Budgam November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday sought reports from the Defence Ministry and local authorities in Jammu and Kashmir over the killing of two youths in Army firing in Budgam district two days back. The Commission issued separate notices to the Defence Ministry and Budgam Police about the...
  • J&K: Clashes continue between civilians, security forces for second day over death of teenagers in Army firing November 5, 2014

    Srinagar: Fierce clashes continued between locals and security personnel in the Nowgam area near Srinagar over the death of two civilians in Army firing. Grief-stricken relatives of the two young victims alleged they were killed at a checkpost without any provocation. The Indian Army says it opened fire at a car,...
  • J&K: Clashes break out between civilians, security forces over death of teenagers in Army firing November 4, 2014

    Srinagar: The Indian Army on Tuesday begun its inquiry after two civilians were killed in its firing on Monday in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district. The Army has launched investigations by recording of statements of the troops on duty to reconstruct the sequence of events. "The inquiry has been ordered. A...
  • Christian couple burnt alive in Pakistan for alleged blasphemy November 4, 2014

    Lahore: In a gruesome incident, a Christian couple was on Tuesday thrashed and burnt alive by a group of angry Muslims in Pakistan's Punjab province for allegedly desecrating the Quran. The horrific crime was reported from the villages of Kot Radha Kishan of Kasur district. A large number of police personnel...
  • J&K: Army orders probe into Budgam firing incident in which two people were killed November 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Indian Army on Tuesday ordered enquiry into the Budgam firing incident which left two dead and two injured. A Deputy Sector Commander has been appointed as the incharge of the enquiry team. All those believed to be involved in the firing incident have been shifted to the location of enquiry...
  • J&K: Violence breaks out in Budgam after cremation of victims of Army firing November 4, 2014

    Srinagar: Clashes broke out on Tuesday between protestors and security forces in Nowgam area of the city over killing of two youths in army firing in Budgam district of Kashmir even as authorities imposed restrictions on the movement of the people as a precautionary measure to maintain law and order. Groups of...
  • J&K: Restricted curfew in Budgam after killing of 2 civilians by Army November 4, 2014

    Srinagar: In view of Muharram and the death of two people in firing by the Army, restricted curfew has been imposed in Budgam district of Jammu and Kashmir. Both the victims hail from Budgam and hence the security forces are making sure that no untoward incident takes place in the region....
  • J&K: Two dead after security forces open fire at a private vehicle in Budgam November 3, 2014

    Budgam: At least two people died and two others were injured after security forces allegedly opened fire at a private vehicle in Chattergam, in the Budgam district of Kashmir. Police and Army sources say the firing occurred only after the vehicle did not stop at the checkpost. The Army has...
  • Fire damages major portion of Shimla heritage building November 2, 2014

    Shimla: A major portion of a heritage building in this town, once the summer capital of the British India, was damaged in a devastating that fire broke out on Saturday night, officials said. There was no loss of life. The half-timbered Tudor style all-wooden frames and shingled eaves building currently houses...
  • Fire breaks out at iconic French radio building 'Maison de la radio' October 31, 2014

    Paris: A fire broke out on Friday on the seventh floor of the "Maison de la radio" (Radio house), a vast circular building in Paris housing several media operations. Firefighters said the blaze started on the seventh floor which is currently under reconstruction and employees were quickly evacuated from the building. Two...
  • Amazon unveils $39 Fire TV Stick, challenging Google's Chromecast October 28, 2014

    New York: Amazon on Monday unveiled a new media stick allowing users to stream content to television sets, challenging Google's Chromecast device released last year. The plug-in Fire TV Stick, a device the size of a pack of gum, provides access to Amazon Instant Video as well as other services including...
  • Mumbai: Major fire at a military canteen, no reports of casualties October 26, 2014

    Mumbai: A major fire broke out at a military canteen adjacent to Dockyard Road railway station in South Mumbai. However, no casualty has been reported. "We got a call around 11:30 pm that a fire has broken out in a closed military canteen adjacent to Dockyard Road station in south Mumbai,...
  • More emergency fire calls in Kolkata this Diwali October 24, 2014

    Kolakta: The West Bengal Fire and Emergency Services here received 108 calls on Diwali, slightly higher than last year, an official said on Friday. "Till 12 midnight October 23, we received 108 calls. This is slightly higher than last year as Diwali and Kali puja coincided," an official said. According to the...
  • Delhi fire department gets 293 calls on Diwali October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi Fire Services (DFS) received 293 calls the highest in the past five years on Diwali on Thursday, an official said on Friday. "This is the highest figure in the past five years. On Diwali, from midnight till 7am October 24, we received 293 calls of fire...
  • Jaipur: Seven people killed in cracker shop fire October 23, 2014

    Jaipur: At least seven people were killed early on Thursday in a fire at a firecracker shop in Rajasthan's Barmer district, police said. The incident took place around 1 am at the shop in Balotra area of the district, over 430 kms from the state capital Jaipur. "We have so far recovered...
  • Pakistan violates ceasefire twice; fires at Samba, Jammu posts October 23, 2014

    Jammu: In yet another ceasefire violation, Pakistan on Thursday again resorted to firing on Border Out Posts (BoPs) along the International Border (IB) in the Samba and Jammu districts of Jammu and Kashmir. "Pakistan Rangers resorted to small-arms firing at a few BoPs along IB in Ramgarh and Arnia sectors at...
  • Pakistan Army to 'forcefully' respond to cross-border firing October 22, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan's military said that while it wants peace on the eastern border with India, it will "forcefully" retaliate to every incident of firing by the Indian army, amid reports of fresh clashes on the border. Military spokesman Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa told media that the armed forces were fully...
  • Faridabad cracker market fire: Fire station officer suspended, 5 injured October 22, 2014

    Faridabad: A day after a huge fire erupted at a cracker market on the Dussehra ground in Faridabad, the fire station officer has now been suspended. 5 people have been injured and over 200 makeshift stalls and 20 vehicles have been burnt. Police authorities have said that the fire is...
  • Faridabad cracker market fire: Vendors helpless, hundreds of onlookers, no police October 22, 2014

    Just a day ahead of Diwali people banking on the sale of crackers in Faridabad are reduced to tears, worried and have just one question - what next? A morning after a huge fire gutted Faridabad's biggest cracker market at the Dussehra Ground, there were hundreds of onlookers gathered at...
  • Faridabad: Cracker market goes up in flames October 22, 2014

    Around 200 shops were reduced to ashes when a massive fire engulfed a cracker market in Faridabad's Dussehra Ground on Tuesday evening. ...
  • Faridabad: A dark Diwali for vendors who sold crackers at Dussehra Ground October 21, 2014

    Faridabad: Ajay Batra, a middle-aged businessman, was one of those who lost their shops and vehicles in the huge fire that gutted over 200 cracker stalls at Faridabad's Dussehra Ground on Tuesday evening. And like anyone in his situation, Batra was rightly outraged. "We paid hefty fire safety charges when we got...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 21, 2014

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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 21, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Help pours in for baby Twisha, mother collects nearly Rs 2 crore for treatment October 21, 2014

    This Dhanteras, as you step out to buy yourself something, spare a thought for a 3-and-a-half-year-old child, who urgently needs your help. Baby Twisha, born with an incomplete food pipe needs Rs 7.5 crore to undergo a complicated procedure in Boston to survive. Twisha has already undergone 20 surgeries but...
  • Watch: Over 200 stalls gutted in fire at Dussehra Ground in Faridabad October 21, 2014

    Over 200 shops were gutted in a huge fire at a cracker market in Faridabad's famous Dussehra Ground on Tuesday evening. Five people were reportedly injured and 20 cars were damaged in the fire. ...
  • Faridabad: Over 200 stalls gutted in fire at Dussehra Ground, three injured October 21, 2014

    Over 200 shops were gutted in a huge fire at a cracker market in Faridabad's famous Dussehra Ground on Tuesday evening. Five people were reportedly injured and 20 cars were damaged in the fire. ...
  • Faridabad: Over 200 stalls gutted in fire at cracker market at Dussehra Ground October 21, 2014

    Faridabad: Over 200 shops were gutted in a huge fire at a cracker market in Faridabad's famous Dussehra Ground on Tuesday evening. The number of injuries and deaths is still not confirmed as the police say that five people were hurt but eyewitnesses put the figure at 20. Around 20 cars...
  • Noida: Teacher beats up student for carrying fire crackers to school October 18, 2014

    Greater Noida: A class ninth student was allegedly beaten up by a teacher for carrying fire-crackers to school, following which his parents and kin assaulted the teacher Friday, police said. The incident occurred when Pushpinder was caught carrying fire-cracker to school in Jarcha area by his PT teacher, who allegedly beat...
  • J&K: Pakistan violates ceasefire again, fires at Indian Army posts in Poonch October 18, 2014

    Jammu: In yet another case of ceasefire violation, Pakistan targeted Indian Army posts in Poonch's Hamirpur sector. The firing occurred on Friday night from 9 PM to 10 PM. No casualties have been reported so far. Pakistani troops violated the ceasefire twice by firing on forward posts along the LoC and...
  • India successfully test fires nuclear cruise missile Nirbhay; can strike targets more than 700 km away October 17, 2014

    Chandipur (Odisha): India's indigenously developed nuclear capable sub-sonic cruise missile Nirbhay, which can strike targets more than 700 kms away, was successfully test fired from Chandipur range in Odisha on Friday morning. This was the second test firing attempt made by Nirbhay, after the missile failed in its debut attempt...