Nightclub fire

Little done in Brazil to improve safety after fire

Little has been done to improve the safety of public gathering places since a nightclub fire killed 242 people earlier this year in southern Brazil, relatives of the victims have said.

May 23, 2013, 13:14 PM IST

Brazil nightclub owner blames country for fire

Brazil Health Minister Alexandre Padilha has urged the fire`s survivors to remain alert for any symptoms of so-called "chemical pneumonia".

Jan 31, 2013, 08:52 AM IST

Brazil nightclub fire probe blames outdoor flares

Police investigating the deadly nightclub fire in Brazil have blamed cheap firecrackers used by the band as the reason behind the blaze.

Jan 30, 2013, 09:52 AM IST

Russian nightclub fire toll rises to 152

The toll in the Dec 5 deadly blaze at a nightclub in the Russian city of Perm has risen to 152, the regional emergencies service said in a statement on Friday.

Dec 25, 2009, 14:11 PM IST

Deadly blaze exposed Russian corruption: Putin

Russia`s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin declared a crusade on corrupt bureaucrats after the country`s most deadly blaze claimed the lives of 135 people in a nightclub fire in the Russian city of Perm.

Dec 11, 2009, 09:26 AM IST

Toll in Russian nightclub fire rises to 128

The toll in Saturday`s nightclub fire in the Russian Urals city of Perm has reached 128, authorities said on Thursday.

Dec 10, 2009, 13:50 PM IST