Friday, 27 May, 2022

Topic: fire

No emergency exit, fire extinguishers — how ‘illegal’ building in Delhi’s Mundka turned death trap

Massive fire broke out in 4-storey building near Mundka Metro Station in Delhi Friday, killing at least 27. ThePrint recorded the tales of horror narrated by survivors, eyewitnesses.

20 dead, several feared trapped in massive fire at commercial building in Delhi’s Mundka

DCP Sameer Sharma says the fire spread on two floors of the building that is located near the Mundka metro station in the national capital.

5 dead, 11 injured as fire breaks out in building in Indore

A short circuit in the electric metre ignited the fire which engulfed the vehicles in the parking of the residential complex before taking an awful turn.

Fire breaks out at Sariska Tiger Reserve in Rajasthan’s Alwar

The cause of the blaze, which erupted Monday evening, is yet to be ascertained. Tiger movement in the area has been affected by the fire, forest officials said.

Inquiry committee formed to probe Ahmednagar hospital fire that killed 11 Covid patients

Speaking to the media, Union minister Bharati Pawar said action will be taken against the guilty. The fire broke out Saturday in the ICU unit of a hospital in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.

Who’s making those EV batteries that are catching fire?

Poorly made batteries of electric vehicle are putting people’s lives at risk. This is a result of carmakers’ impatience, inability to properly assess risks in emerging technologies.

Why insurers won’t save a heating world from floods and fire

Anyone who’s tried to put in a claim knows insurance isn’t charity. If it becomes too expensive to cover losses for natural disasters, insurers will pull back toward areas that are profitable.

Three patients die in fire at private hospital in Thane

The fire broke out at the Prime Criticare Hospital at Kausa in Mumbra locality near Thane at 3.40 am. There were no coronavirus patients in the hospital. said an official.

13 Covid-19 patients die in hospital fire in Maharashtra’s Palghar

The fire was preceded by an explosion in the AC unit of the intensive care unit, District Disaster Control Cell chief Vivekanand Kadam said.

5 dead in fire at Pune’s Serum Institute, officials say Covishield production won’t be hit

SII official says Covishield vaccines are safe and the manufacturing site is also unaffected after fire breaks out at the Serum Institute's Manjari facility, which is under construction.

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Gautam Adani’s food venture Adani Wilmar is best-performing IPO in Asia

The food company has almost tripled since its debut and outperformed 121 Asian initial public offerings worth over $100 million this year.


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Army accuses Pakistan of ‘deceit under garb of LoC ceasefire’ as infiltration bid is foiled

Three terrorists were killed Thursday while they were attempting an infiltration into J&K's Keran sector from Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.