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Articles worth lakhs of Rupees destroyed in fire at Tirumala

Ten shops were gutted and articles including toys and framed photos worth several lakhs of Rupees destroyed in a fire which broke out in a mini-shopping complex, close to Lord Venkateswara temple at n

4 killed, 40 trapped as fire sweeps cracker factory

At least four women were burnt alive while another 40 were trapped as a fire broke out in a fire cracker factory in a village in this Maharashtra district on Monday, police said.

According to police

Seven killed as huts catch fire

Seven persons, including four children, were burnt alive after a fire broke out in a colony of construction workers in Medchal mandal of neighbouring Ranga Reddy district on Saturday, police said.


Rising anger in Honduras over deadly prison fire


Anger rose in Honduras on Thursday as word spread about how inmates were left trapped in a horrific prison fire, or were shot trying to flee the blaze which killed 355 prisoners.

Resentment over the

AMRI director gets bail, pleas of four others rejected


The Calcutta High Court on Friday granted bail to AMRI director R.S. Agarwal but rejected similar pleas of four other board members of the private hospital, where over 90 people suffocated to death in

Honduras prison fire kills more than 300 inmates

A fire swept through a Honduran prison killing more than 300 inmates, officials said on Wednesday, warning the toll may rise with many inmates burned to death in their cells by the inferno.


Baby girl charred to death, parents injured in fire

A six-month-old baby girl was burnt alive and her parents suffered serious burn injury when fire broke in their house in Kendrapara district of Odisha.

Police said the three were asleep at their tha

70 shanties gutted in fire in Delhi

A major fire gutted more than 70 shanties on Friday afternoon in Patel Nagar area of central Delhi, said an official.

The fire broke out around 1.30pm at Kathputli colony in Patel Nagar area. Around

500 dwellings gutted in Delhi slum fire

Nearly 500 dwellings were gutted on Tuesday morning in a fire broke that out in a densely populated slum at Ghazipur in east Delhi. However, no loss of life has been reported, fire officials said.


Oil rig fire kills Indian, French in Nigeria

An Indian was among two workers who were killed in a major fire that consumed the visible part of Chevron Corp company-owned oil rig off Nigeria's coast.

An official from FODE Drilling Ltd, the comp

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