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Massive fire breaks out at commercial complex in Mumbai, 8 fire tenders pressed into service

Massive fire breaks out at commercial complex in Mumbai, 8 fire tenders pressed into service

The blaze broke out on the ground floor of four-storey Sadhana House building behind Mahindra Towers in Worli.

Dec 29, 2018, 20:39 PM IST
Year after Kamala Mills fire killed 14, another blaze breaks out near compound

Year after Kamala Mills fire killed 14, another blaze breaks out near compound

The tragic Kamala Mills fire incident took place on the same date last year.

Dec 29, 2018, 08:10 AM IST
Fire breaks out at ISRO campus in Ahmedabad, no injuries

Fire breaks out at ISRO campus in Ahmedabad, no injuries

Five fire tenders have been rushed to the spot.

Dec 28, 2018, 13:30 PM IST
Pune man 'spots' alien object outside his window, writes to PMO

Pune man 'spots' alien object outside his window, writes to PMO

He felt certain that this "alien object" was sending critical information about Earth to its home planet,

Dec 28, 2018, 10:08 AM IST
Kicked doors, banged on window panes: Passengers recount metro horror

Kicked doors, banged on window panes: Passengers recount metro horror

Officials of the Kolkata metro, considered the city's lifeline, denied the charge and said the incident was reported at 5 pm and the process to douse the fire began at 5.02 pm. 

Dec 28, 2018, 00:18 AM IST
Death toll in Mumbai highrise fire rises to 5; two others injured

Death toll in Mumbai highrise fire rises to 5; two others injured

The level-3 blaze broke out on the 10th floor of Sargam Society near Ganesh Garden in Tilak Nagar.

Dec 27, 2018, 22:51 PM IST
Fire breaks out at 15-storey building in Mumbai's Tilak Nagar, 5 fire brigades on spot

Fire breaks out at 15-storey building in Mumbai's Tilak Nagar, 5 fire brigades on spot

A fire broke out at a 15-storey building in Mumbai's Tilaknagar area on Thursday. As many as fire brigades are at the spot.

Dec 27, 2018, 20:47 PM IST
Fire breaks out onboard Kolkata metro, 16 passengers injured

Fire breaks out onboard Kolkata metro, 16 passengers injured

The incident took place on Thursday evening.

Dec 27, 2018, 18:45 PM IST
Man found living with mother's corpse in Kolkata's Salt Lake

Man found living with mother's corpse in Kolkata's Salt Lake

The police on Monday said they have found a man living with his mother's decomposed body in Kolkata's Salt Lake area.

Dec 24, 2018, 22:24 PM IST
Fire breaks out at cloth godown in Mumbai's Kandivali, 4 charred to death

Fire breaks out at cloth godown in Mumbai's Kandivali, 4 charred to death

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.

Dec 24, 2018, 12:46 PM IST
CBI arrests noted journalist in Kolkata in connection with chit fund scam

CBI arrests noted journalist in Kolkata in connection with chit fund scam

The arrested scribe will be produced Friday before the Court of Special CJM in Bhubaneswar.

Dec 20, 2018, 22:16 PM IST
Mumbai hospital fire: Accused sent to judicial custody until January 3

Mumbai hospital fire: Accused sent to judicial custody until January 3

As many as 175 people, including children, were injured in ESIC Hospital fire incident that took place on Monday. 

Dec 20, 2018, 22:01 PM IST
Death toll in Mumbai ESIC Kamgar Hospital rises to 10; two arrested

Death toll in Mumbai ESIC Kamgar Hospital rises to 10; two arrested

Another blaze broke out in the hospital premises on late Wednesday evening.

Dec 20, 2018, 11:09 AM IST
Massive fire at south Mumbai's luxury hotel Trident

Massive fire at south Mumbai's luxury hotel Trident

The fire broke out in the basement of the hotel. 

Dec 20, 2018, 06:44 AM IST
Private firm employee ends life over 'harassment' by boss

Private firm employee ends life over 'harassment' by boss

Narasingh ended his life by hanging himself at his house in Saidabad area Tuesday, they said.

Dec 19, 2018, 23:41 PM IST
Mumbai: 2 arrested in Andheri hospital fire

Mumbai: 2 arrested in Andheri hospital fire

Following the incident, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis ordered an enquiry into it.

Dec 19, 2018, 23:12 PM IST
Fire breaks out at slum in Mumbai's Matunga

Fire breaks out at slum in Mumbai's Matunga

There have been no reports of injury or casualty so far.

Dec 19, 2018, 20:04 PM IST
PM Modi lays stones for Thane Metro, mass housing project

PM Modi lays stones for Thane Metro, mass housing project

Speaking on the occasion, PM Modi said Mumbai and Thane are expanding and exerting huge pressures on the local resources, especially road and rail transports.  

Dec 18, 2018, 21:03 PM IST
Compensation of Rs 10 lakh each announced for kin of victims killed in Mumbai hospital fire

Compensation of Rs 10 lakh each announced for kin of victims killed in Mumbai hospital fire

The announcement was made by Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour and Employment, Santosh Kumar Gangwar.

Dec 18, 2018, 19:25 PM IST
Mumbai ESIC Hospital fire claims 9 lives, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis orders enquiry

Mumbai ESIC Hospital fire claims 9 lives, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis orders enquiry

A massive fire swept through ESIC Kamgar Hospital at Marol in Andheri East around 4 pm on Monday.

Dec 18, 2018, 14:06 PM IST