US train with toxic chemicals derails, catches fire

A train carrying toxic chemicals derailed in Tennessee and caught fire, prompting a large-scale evacuation, firefighters said today.

Trevor Bayliss tells England to `fight fire with fire` in Ashes
Trevor Bayliss tells England to `fight fire with fire` in Ashes

New coach Trevor Bayliss has told England they must "fight fire with fire" if they are to regain the Ashes from his native Australia.

Death toll from rebel fire in Yemen`s Aden rises to 31: Medical official

 Rebel fire on a residential district of Yemen`s second city Aden killed at least 31 civilians and wounded more than 100 on Wednesday, a senior health official said in an updated toll.

Four vehicles gutted in fire near Pune

Four vehicles, including two cars, were gutted in a fire that broke out in a tin shed near a town square at Chakan, about 40 km from here, police said on Wednesday.

Four of a family killed in fire in UP

Four persons, including three children, from the same family were killed and others received serious injuries in a fire due to cooking gas leakage in their house  in Majhwara bazar area here, police said on Tuesday.

Fire engulfs building at Delhi's Rajendra Place

A major fire engulfed a commercial building, Pragati Tower, here early Tuesday, officials said.

More than 200 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park
More than 200 injured in explosion at Taiwan water park

More than 200 people were injured, over 80 of them seriously, in an explosion at a water park outside Taiwan`s capital Taipei Saturday after coloured powder being sprayed onto a crowd ignited, officials said.

Focus on SAI as para-athlete forced out after fire in room: Report
Focus on SAI as para-athlete forced out after fire in room: Report

Another shameful incident took place that included a paralympic sportsperson on Thursday. A wheelchair-bound athlete was asked to vacate her hostel room at the Jawaharlal Nahru stadium after a fire broke out in her room as the officials failed to take any quick steps.

Denied money for liquor, man sets teenage daughter afire

A 16-year-old girl was today allegedly set afire by her father after she refused him money to buy liquor, a police official said.

13 killed in hotel blaze in Uttar Pradesh

Thirteen persons, including two doctors and a journalist, were on Friday killed and 10 injured when a fire broke out in a hotel in Babaganj area here.

Fire damages historic Israel church, arson suspected

 A famous Catholic church in northern Israel was severely damaged early Thursday in a suspected arson attack by Jewish extremists.

Trains' movement hit due to fire at Itarsi station in MP

The movement of trains was badly affected in Bhopal division of West Central Railway after signalling system collapsed following a fire on Wednesday in route relaying interlocking (RRI) cabin of Itarsi station - one of the biggest railway junctions in the country.

Fire destroys 19th century basilica of St Donatien
Fire destroys 19th century basilica of St Donatien

A huge blaze broke out in a historic basilica of Saint Donatien on Monday.

Mango plucking issue: Minor girl allegedly set on fire in Uttar Pradesh

In a shocking incident, a minor girl was allegedly burnt alive in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district after her father stopped the intruders from plucking mangoes from his orchard. 

World Bank aided disaster management programme for tsunami-hit villages

A World Bank-funded disaster management and awareness programme was launched on Saturday in 50 coastal villages of Nagapattinam district, which were the worst hit by the December 2004 tsunami.

Major fire at oil depot in Mumbai

An oil depot in Wadala, Mumbai has caught fire. Concerned authorities are working towards controlling the situation.

UP journalist 'burnt alive': 5 policemen suspended; family seeks CBI probe
UP journalist 'burnt alive': 5 policemen suspended; family seeks CBI probe

The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday evening suspended five policemen in connection with the alleged killing of journalist Jagendra Singh in Shahjahanpur.

Four members of family charred to death, 2 injured in fire in MP

Four members of a family were charred to death while two others sustained injuries when a massive fire broke out at a house in Morar area here, police said on Saturday.

Fire in slum guts 1000 jhuggis in Ghaziabad

 At least 1,000 'jhuggis' were gutted on Saturday when a blaze erupted in the slum area behind the Radisson Blu Hotel in Ghaziabad.

Chilling video of UP journalist, who was burnt to death, emerges
Chilling video of UP journalist, who was burnt to death, emerges

In a shocking incident which has once again exposed the poor state of law and order in Uttar Pradesh, social media journalist Jagendra Singh was earlier this month burnt allegedly by the men of Uttar Pradesh Minister Ram Murti Verma for writing on Facebook against the Samajwadi Party MLA.