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  • Cloth merchant's burnt, chained body found in Kanpur July 14, 2014

    A cloth merchant's burnt body was found chained on Monday in his shop in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city, police said. The chained and burnt body of Lalit Maheshwari was found in his cloth outlet, Lalityam Sari Centre, at Roland Tower on Mall road when police and firemen were checking damages resulting...
  • Fire breaks out in Ghaziabad's Indirapuram area, damages to property worth crores reported July 11, 2014

    Several cars were gutted in a fire that broke out on Friday afternoon in the basement of a residential building in Indirapuram area in Ghaziabad. There was no loss of life in the fire that struck the basement of Tower Number 2 of ATS residential society in Nitikhand area of Indirapuram...
  • Fire breaks out in Ghaziabad's Indirapuram area, four parked cars burnt July 11, 2014

    A fire broke out in the basement of an apartment building in Ghaziabad on Friday, officials said. The fire broke out in the basement of AS Apartments building in Indirapuram and four parked cars were burnt as fire brigade tenders have been rushed to the spot, officials added. ...
  • Major fire breaks out at a slipper factory in Vishwakarma industrial area July 1, 2014

    A major fire broke out on Tuesday at a slipper manufacturing factory in Vishwakarma industrial area but no loss of life was reported, police said. The fire broke out on the second floor of the factory where raw material in large quantity and the final products were stored, police said. A petrol...
  • Delhi: Death toll in building collapse at Sadar Bazar rises to 3 June 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Three people have been killed when an underconstruction building collapsed in Sadar Bazar in old Delhi on Sunday. Twelve people have also been injured in the accident and many are still feared trapped. Three firetenders have been sent to the spot and rescue efforts are underway at the site....
  • Shortcircuit causes fire accident at SBI guest house May 24, 2014

    A fire accident took place at SBI guest house in Jawahar Nagar Police Station circle in the capital on Saturday. Three fire tenders rushed to the spot. The cause of the accident is known to be a shortcircuit. More details awaited. ...
  • Fire breaks out in Punasia village, over 40 houses gutted April 25, 2014

    Over 40 houses were reduced to ashes when a fire broke out in Punasia village under Ghorabandha police station in Ghatsila sub-division on Thursday, fire brigade sources said. Two fire-tenders from Baharagora went to the spot and were yet to bring the blaze under control, fire brigade sources said. No loss of...
  • Fire in a godown of a tent house in Noida April 22, 2014

    A fire broke out in a godown of a tent house in Sector 122 here in the wee hours on Tuesday. The fire spread quickly as wooden material was stored in the godown in Parthala area, fire brigade officials said. Three fire tenders were rushed to the spot and took nearly two...
  • Fire tenders run out of water while dousing major fire at wholesale market; 1 dead March 18, 2014

    A labourer was on Monday charred to death while two others sustained serious burns in a blaze at a local wholesale agricultural market, police said. According to police, items worth an estimated Rs 2 crore were also destroyed in the fire which claimed the life of Janardan, a labourer hailing from...
  • 2 factories gutted as massive fire breaks out in Sahibabad Industrial area December 2, 2013

    A massive fire erupted in a shoes' factory in Sahibabad Industrial area of Ghaziabad in the wee hours on Monday, gutting it completely and also engulfing a rubbed factory. The fire started at around 3:45 am and it could be doused only by 11 am, fire department officials said. No loss...
  • Hotel owner shoots manager dead, angry people set lodge on fire November 6, 2013

    The manager of a private hotel in Purulia was shot dead allegedly by its owner early on Wednesday, sparking protest by local people who set fire to the lodge, the police said. Ashish Banerjee, owner of Pinaki Lodge, shot the manager, Partha Chatterjee, following an altercation over some unknown issues. Partha...
  • Govt probe reveals shortcomings in DMRC's tender process October 18, 2013

    New Delhi: After coalgate, now questions are being raised on Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's tender process. A high level committee of the Urban development ministry has highlighted shortcomings of the tendering process followed by the DMRC saying it gave tender to a company whose key technical criteria was found to...
  • Govt to give land to industry through eallotment, etendering August 8, 2013

    Trying to shrug off its image of favouritism and corruption in the last few years, the Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Corporation (UPSIDC) on Thursday announced starting of eallotment and etendering by the end of August. Principal Secretary, Infrastructure and Industrial Development Department (IIDD), Surya Pratap Singh said the move was...
  • News briefs: HCL to install ATMs for payment of electricity bills July 29, 2013

    The frequent experiments with thebillingprocess in the city have not only left the discom officials sweating but have also made the consumers suffer. After the experiments of onthespot billing in 20112012 and taking photos of meter reading by mobile phone in 2012, the recent experiment to print photo of meters on...
  • SAI launches project to weed out corruption July 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is working on implementing an ambitious project etender procurement to clamp down on corruption within the sports body. In his bid to make SAI more effective in its functioning, the SAI Director General is working on launching the 'etender procurement', wherein,...
  • Defence Ministry planning to put an end to singlevendor tenders April 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Seeking to avoid allegations of favouritism and scams in acquisitions, the Defence Ministry is planning to put an end to singlevendor tenders and is expected to issue directions to the Services headquarters soon in this regard. The Ministry is considering formulation of a policy in this regard and it...
  • AgustaWestland submits bids for 2 military chopper tenders April 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Notwithstanding the prospect of being blacklisted over the VVIP chopper scam, AngloItalian firm AgustaWestland has submitted its bid for two military tenders to supply helicopters to the Navy and the Coast Guard. The firm has submitted its response to Indian Navy's tender for procuring 56 naval utility helicopters...
  • Indian Navy set to issue tender for new submarines January 3, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Navy is set to "very soon"issue a RfP (Request for Proposal or tender) for a new line of six submarines with AIP (Air Independent Propulsion) capability. The requirement has been pending for quite a few years but the proposal for the new line, designated Project 75I, has...
  • Goa to float global tenders for new airport soon December 8, 2012

    Kolkata: Goa would float global tenders for its greenfield airport at Mopa in North Goa by the end of the current financial year, Chief Minister of the state Manohar Parrikar said on Saturday. "We would like to float global tenders for the Mopa airport by March," Parrikar told reporters on...
  • Russia hints India could refloat MMRCA tender August 22, 2012

    New Delhi: A senior Russian official has hinted that India could cancel the results of the Medium MultiRole Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) tender and refloat it. A report in the The Hindu newspaper quoted Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Vyacheslav Dzirkaln as saying that India and France had failed to reach agreement on...
  • Chennai: Call for tenders to beautify Marina July 26, 2012

    Chennai: The Chennai Corporation is preparing to call for tenders for a number of works to beautify the Marina Beach. The works would include building of rows of regularised shops, bamboo enclosures for boats, high mast lights and an elevated police watchpost. The Corporation Council had earlier approved plans to...
  • New Delhi: Fire at CRPF headquarters, no casualties reported June 3, 2012

    New Delhi: A fire broke out early on Sunday morning at the CRPF headquarters in the CGO complex in New Delhi. The fire was reported around 6:45 am from the ground floor of the fourstoreyed building and five fire tenders were rushed. Fire officials said that the fire engulfed the public...
  • Deadline for Chennai Monorail tenders is Feb 20 January 31, 2012

    CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah on Monday informed the Legislative Assembly that the tendering process for the Monorail project was going on well. Delivering his customary address at the ongoing session, the Governor said, Towards the goal of achieving an Integrated MultiModal Urban Transportation System in Chennai, I am...
  • Tender Hooks: Butterfly repackaged for India? June 14, 2011

    When The Diary of a Social Butterfly, a collection of Moni Mohsin's tongueincheek peppy pieces came out in 2008, the journalistcumauthor acquired quite an unprecedented following among the readers in India. The writeups were her former columns with the Friday Times, a National weekly in Pakistan. Her hilarious social commentary...
  • Mumbai: 90 per cent fire hydrants defunct April 17, 2011

    Mumbai: There are ten thousand odd fire hydrants for Mumbai. But shockingly only a dismal 10 per cent actually work. Some were stolen, others were uprooted. Sources in the fire department say that in the event of a fire they lose response time because they have to leave the scene...
  • Navi Mumbai: fire at IOC depot under control January 18, 2011

    New Delhi: A major fire broke out at an Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) installation near Navi Mumbai early on Tuesday. The fire broke out around 2 AM at the Indian oil facility at Taloja industrial area near Mumbai, fire brigade sources said. There are no reports of any casualties. The fire began in...
  • CVC: disparity found in tenders for CWG projects October 19, 2010

    New Delhi: The Central Vigilance Commission, involved in probing alleged corruption in various Commonwealth Gamesrelated projects, has found discrepancies in tenders and alleged misappropriation amounting to about Rs 8,000 crore. Official sources said the complaints received by the anticorruption watchdog has already been forwarded to the Chief Vigilance Officers (CVOs) of...
  • Zindagi Live: Life of woman flair bar tender July 10, 2010

    Zindagi Live look at the life of those who choose a profession that is not considered main stream. ...
  • Karnataka HC lifts ban on women serving at bars September 24, 2008

    New Delhi: The Karnataka High Court has given a new lease of life to the night life in Bangalore. The court on Wednesday lifted a ban on women serving liquor at bars and pubs. The High Court while announcing its verdict also referred to a similar judgment by the Supreme...
  • Army chopper deal scrapped, 40yrold Cheetahs continue December 7, 2007

    New Delhi: Amid allegations of US pressure, India has scrapped a mega defence deal for 197 Army helicopters. The European Eurocopter was selected for a $600 million deal, after the rejection of the American Bell helicopter. But then, the government announced on Thursday that a fresh tender would be issued....