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Mumbai hospital fire: Employees protest, allege lack of adequate facilities

Mumbai hospital fire: Employees protest, allege lack of adequate facilities

Nearly 375 people, including patients and visitors, were in the five-floor hospital during visiting hours when fire and smoke were reported on its fourth floor around 4.03 pm on Monday.

Dec 18, 2018, 13:15 PM IST
Death toll rises to 8 in Mumbai hospital fire, 147 persons rescued

Death toll rises to 8 in Mumbai hospital fire, 147 persons rescued

Preliminary reports suggested that the fire might have erupted due to a short-circuit in the hospital building with a glass facade.  

Dec 18, 2018, 07:22 AM IST
Mumbai: 5 dead, over 100 injured after massive fire breaks out at Andheri hospita6

Mumbai: 5 dead, over 100 injured after massive fire breaks out at Andheri hospita6

As many as 10 fire tenders have been pushed to conduct the firefighting operations.

Dec 17, 2018, 17:10 PM IST
Bengaluru shocker: 20-year-old man sets mother on fire for denying money to buy alcohol

Bengaluru shocker: 20-year-old man sets mother on fire for denying money to buy alcohol

The shocking incident took place at Sadashivanagar area in Bengaluru on December 6.

Dec 10, 2018, 08:56 AM IST
BJP may field Madhuri Dixit from Pune in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

BJP may field Madhuri Dixit from Pune in 2019 Lok Sabha elections

In June this year, BJP chief Amit Shah had met actor Madhuri Dixit at her residence in Mumbai during his party's 'Sampark for Samarthan'.

Dec 06, 2018, 21:02 PM IST
Bengaluru: 1 scientist dead, 3 critically injured as hydrogen cylinder explodes at Indian Institute of Science

Bengaluru: 1 scientist dead, 3 critically injured as hydrogen cylinder explodes at Indian Institute of Science

At least one scientist died and three others were critically injured following an explosion at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. 

Dec 05, 2018, 18:13 PM IST
Eden Gardens to be differently-abled friendly

Eden Gardens to be differently-abled friendly

The CAB has also incorporated a Differently Abled Cricket Committee while amending its constitution.

Dec 04, 2018, 07:22 AM IST
Hakim elected Kolkata Mayor, pledges to make city pollution-free

Hakim elected Kolkata Mayor, pledges to make city pollution-free

The post of the mayor had fallen vacant after Sovan Chatterjee resigned following instructions from Mamata Banerjee.

Dec 04, 2018, 07:08 AM IST
Massive fire in forest near Goregaon doused after all-night operation

Massive fire in forest near Goregaon doused after all-night operation

A raging fire which broke out late on Monday in a forested area near Goregaon has been doused completely after efforts to contain it took the entire night.

Dec 04, 2018, 06:29 AM IST
Massive fire breaks out in forest near Mumbai's Goregaon, no casualties so far

Massive fire breaks out in forest near Mumbai's Goregaon, no casualties so far

The fire was reported in the thick forests of Aarey Colony in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park precincts near Goregaon.

Dec 03, 2018, 22:58 PM IST
Two Mumbai-bound trains cancelled, several delayed after tamping machine derails

Two Mumbai-bound trains cancelled, several delayed after tamping machine derails

 Due to the derailment, all up direction trains running towards Mumbai have been delayed by about 1 hour 30 minutes. 

Dec 01, 2018, 08:20 AM IST
Fire breaks out in a slum in Pune, efforts on to douse the blaze

Fire breaks out in a slum in Pune, efforts on to douse the blaze

A fire broke out in a slum in Maharashtra’s Pune on Wednesday. The fire broke out in a slum area at Patil Estate Lane number 3 near Shivajinagar in Pune, reported news agency ANI.

Nov 28, 2018, 14:02 PM IST
Foreign youngsters perform dangerous stunt in Mumbai's Dadar, probe launched

Foreign youngsters perform dangerous stunt in Mumbai's Dadar, probe launched

The Mumbai Police have taken note of the highly dangerous stunt performed by these youngsters and begun a probe into the matter.

Nov 28, 2018, 08:45 AM IST
Cop booked for rape hit by train in Pune; suicide suspected

Cop booked for rape hit by train in Pune; suicide suspected

A 35-year-old police sub-inspector posted in Mumbai was killed Tuesday after being hit by a train, a day after he was booked in a rape case, in what police suspect is a case of suicide.

Nov 28, 2018, 00:04 AM IST
Fire breaks out at Shastri Nagar slum in Mumbai's Bandra, 15 huts gutted

Fire breaks out at Shastri Nagar slum in Mumbai's Bandra, 15 huts gutted

The blaze has been recognised as a Level-2 category fire.  

Nov 27, 2018, 11:08 AM IST
Massive fire in Mumbai's Wadala as petrol tanker crashes, driver dead

Massive fire in Mumbai's Wadala as petrol tanker crashes, driver dead

The incident took place at around 10:45 pm.

Nov 26, 2018, 23:41 PM IST
He is very afraid of darkness: Mumbai terror attacks victim Moshe's nanny reveals

He is very afraid of darkness: Mumbai terror attacks victim Moshe's nanny reveals

Samuel, 54, wonders why the terror attack 'scars' are still there in the five-storeyed Jewish centre in Colaba, now renamed as Nariman Light House.

Nov 26, 2018, 11:05 AM IST
Ten years on, Leopold Cafe owner wants to move on from grim reminder of 26/11 attacks

Ten years on, Leopold Cafe owner wants to move on from grim reminder of 26/11 attacks

At around 9.30 pm on that terrible Wednesday, the restaurant was attacked with gunfire and grenades by two men later identified as members of the terror group LeT.

Nov 25, 2018, 17:46 PM IST
'Parcel reached Fox': How the secret operation to shift Ajmal Kasab for hanging unfolded

'Parcel reached Fox': How the secret operation to shift Ajmal Kasab for hanging unfolded

The lone terrorist captured alive during the 26/11 attacks was covered in a 'burqa' while being taken out of his cell on the night of November 20, 2012 and put in a police vehicle.

Nov 25, 2018, 17:21 PM IST
Lawyers who defended Ajmal Kasab in Mumbai attacks case yet to get their fees

Lawyers who defended Ajmal Kasab in Mumbai attacks case yet to get their fees

The state government said they have not submitted any bills, but the lawyers claim state prosecutors are not supposed to.

Nov 25, 2018, 17:18 PM IST