Luxury tourist train catches fire in Thailand, no injuries

 A fire broke out on a luxury tourist train in Thailand on Sunday as it headed towards a region known for inspiring the film "The Bridge on the River Kwai", but no one was injured, police said.

Thirteen killed in Bangladesh factory fire

 At least 13 people, including two women, were killed and more than 12 others injured on Saturday after a devastating fire broke out in a plastic factory in Bangladesh's capital.

Minor fire at Russian embassy in Delhi

A minor fire broke out at the Russian embassy here Sunday morning, an official said.

The case of 'mysterious fire' in MP's Barwani area

The case of 'mysterious fire' in MP's Barwani area.

Six Taiwan firemen killed in bowing alley fire

 Six young firemen were killed on Tuesday as they battled a blaze engulfing a bowling alley in northern Taiwan, officials said.

One dead, four injured in house fire in Rajasthan

A 45-year-old woman died and four others were injured when a fire broke out at a thatched house in Bera village of Sri Ganganagar on Sunday, police said.

Channel Tunnel services resume after fire: Eurotunnel

 Train service through the Channel Tunnel between France and Britain resumed early Sunday, a day after a lorry fire forced the crucial link`s closure and suspension of all trains, operator Eurotunnel said.

High-rise building under construction in Mumbai catches fire

A massive fire broke out at a 42-storeyed building which was under construction at the Omkar Alta Monte complex, Malad (East) here on Friday night.

Breno says drunk, depressed on day of Munich fire
Breno says drunk, depressed on day of Munich fire

Former Bayern Munich defender Breno has indicated he was drunk the night his apartment caught fire, an incident which would earn him a jail term for arson.

Blast at a GAIL gas pipeline in South Delhi; no causalities

A major fire broke out at GAIL's natural gas pipeline in South Delhi's Satyaniketan area after it was perforated by civic construction contractors but there were no casualties reported.

Fire breaks out in hospital in J&K

A fire broke out at a maternity hospital due to short circuit, damaging its operation theatre in Anantnag district of South Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday.

Huge fire breaks out in Nigerian market

A huge fire broke out in the early hours of Monday in the busy Balogun market in Lagos, the economic hub of Nigeria, the country`s rescue agency said.

Fire guts Ethiopian hotel made famous by 'Scoop'

Fire has badly damaged a historic hotel in Ethiopia`s capital made famous as the setting for Evelyn Waugh`s 1938 satirical novel "Scoop".

Anxious moments as fire noticed in Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah's chopper before take-off

Anxious moments gripped Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and his entourage after fire was noticed just before take off in the silencer of a helicopter in which they were to fly to Mysuru on Saturday.

Arsonists fail in attempt to burn down 'Mrs. Doubtfire' house
Arsonists fail in attempt to burn down 'Mrs. Doubtfire' house

The house used in 1993 Robin Williams starrer ' Mrs. Doubtfire' had caught on fire recently.

Fire in residential building in South Mumbai, one dead

A major fire has broken out in a multi-storey residential building in South Mumbai's Nagpada area.

Woman charred to death in Firozabad

An unidentified woman was on Monday allegedly charred to death by some persons in Makhanpur area here, police said.

Fire in Delhi church, management says arson attempt

A minor fire broke out Saturday in the Christmas crib at a church due to a short circuit in the decorative lights, police said. The church management, however, said it was an arson attempt.

Minor fire in Delhi church

A minor fire broke out in a Christmas tableau at a church Saturday, police said.

Minor fire breaks out at luxury cruiser off Kolkata coast

A day ahead of its maiden voyage, a minor fire broke out at a private luxury cruise liner on Friday.