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Two 'key persons' behind Deonar dumping yard fires held

The duo were produced before a court which remanded in police custody till April 25, the officer said.

Apr 23, 2016, 19:03 PM IST

Fires in Africa causing high ozone layers in Guam : Study

A new study has found that fires burning in Africa and Asia are the main cause for the high levels of ozone in the tropical Pacific region.

Jan 18, 2016, 13:55 PM IST

Oil rig caught fire in Oklahoma, US

Oil well caught fire in Oklahoma. All the workers and staff members are safe. Firefighters are trying to control the fire.

Jan 14, 2016, 15:32 PM IST

Fire at CBI headquarters

A minor fire broke out at the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) headquarters at around 11 am on Saturday, officials said.

Jul 25, 2015, 12:56 PM IST
South African fires disrupt world's largest cycle race

South African fires disrupt world's largest cycle race

South Africa`s Cycle Tour, the largest bicycle race in the world, will be shortened this year by road closures after fires swept across Cape Town`s Table Mountain, race officials said on Wednesday.

Mar 04, 2015, 23:40 PM IST

Iran test fires air defence system

 Iran successfully tested its Skyguard Air Defence System Saturday to shoot down hypothetical enemy drones in the massive drills in the southern parts of the country, media reported.

Dec 28, 2014, 04:26 AM IST
Taylor Swift fires latest shot in her bitter battle with Spotify at industry luncheon

Taylor Swift fires latest shot in her bitter battle with Spotify at industry luncheon

Taylor Swift has addressed her decision to pull her album catalog from Spotify, including the multimillion-selling 1989, and expressed her hope that the music industry "can work together to bond technology with integrity" at Billboard's Women in Music Awards.

Dec 13, 2014, 12:04 PM IST

Bolivia legalizes child labor for kids from age 10

Bolivia has passed a law authorizing children to work from age 10, saying the rule is necessary due to realities in the impoverished country where kids join the labor market prematurely.

Jul 18, 2014, 04:34 AM IST

Bolivia fires hundreds of protesting soldiers

Bolivia`s military leaders have ordered the dismissal for sedition of 702 low-ranking soldiers who had been protesting for equal treatment in the country`s armed forces.

Apr 25, 2014, 05:13 AM IST

`Grown up` Selena Gomez `fires` parents as managers

Selena Gomez has reportedly fired her parents Mandy Teefey and step-dad Brian Teefey as her managers because she feels she has outgrown her parents.

Apr 11, 2014, 15:50 PM IST

Fires and floods hammer Australia

Australia`s wild weather has been linked to a strong La Nina event.

Feb 06, 2011, 13:57 PM IST

Russian fires may melt Arctic ice

Russian soot may stoke global warming by hastening a thaw of Arctic ice, environmental experts say.

Aug 11, 2010, 12:03 PM IST

Wildfires kill at least 23 in central Russia; Army called in

Raging forest fires engulfed
parts of central Russia killing at least 23 people and
destroying hundreds of homes, forcing President Dmitry
Medvedev to summon the Army to join the rescue effort.

Jul 30, 2010, 20:56 PM IST

Police constable dies as colleague fires accidentally

A police constable died after his
colleague accidentally fired a bullet that hit him in suburban
Bandra on Wednesday, police said.

May 05, 2010, 20:57 PM IST

Youth fires at villagers, lynched in Orissa

A youth was lynched in Berhampur district of Orissa after he and two others fired at villagers holding a meeting, police said Thursday.

Mar 18, 2010, 14:06 PM IST

BDR fires again in Meghalaya

BDR personnel fired again at
Muktapur along the Meghalaya-Bangladesh border, the fourth
time in less than six weeks, re-igniting tension in the area.

Mar 14, 2010, 21:09 PM IST

Larger and more frequent fires could aid ecosystems

Scientists have said that there’s a good chance that forest fires in the Pacific Northwest will become larger and more frequent, which could actually aid ecosystems.

Feb 25, 2010, 17:32 PM IST