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Mundka fire: Building had one escape route, toll may rise with more remains found and 19 people missing
India

Mundka fire: Building had one escape route, toll may rise with more remains found and 19 people missing

Twelve people were injured in the fire that started on the first floor of the four-storeyed building which had a single narrow entry and exit route making escape difficult

Fire at Calcutta High Court triggers panic
India

Fire at Calcutta High Court triggers panic

Nobody was injured in the blaze that was reported from courtroom 34 around 10.45 am

Kolkata: Traffic cop rescues immobile nonagenarian woman from burning building
India

Kolkata: Traffic cop rescues immobile nonagenarian woman from burning building

The immobile woman was trapped in her room on the second floor while a fire had broken out on the first floor of the building on APC Road in Shyampukur Police Station area on Tuesday

As India melts under the heatwave, it's a summer from hell in neighbouring Pakistan too
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As India melts under the heatwave, it's a summer from hell in neighbouring Pakistan too

Pakistan's ministry of climate change issued a formal heatwave alert to all provinces, as temperatures are expected to rise by six to eight degrees Celsius above average this year

Delhi: Efforts to tame Bhalswa landfill fire underway for third consecutive day
India

Delhi: Efforts to tame Bhalswa landfill fire underway for third consecutive day

A massive fire broke out at the Bhalswa landfill site on Tuesday evening. Several videos showed the blaze churning out dense plumes of smoke and turning the sky hazy grey.

Fire breaks out at Chennai's Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital, several fire tenders battle to douse blaze
India

Fire breaks out at Chennai's Rajiv Gandhi Government Hospital, several fire tenders battle to douse blaze

The cause of the fire in not known yet, but as per local media, early speculations suggest that the blaze started from a store room at the third block of the hospital, where cylinders have been kept

15 hours on, firefighters battle to douse massive blaze at Bhalswa landfill site in north Delhi
India

15 hours on, firefighters battle to douse massive blaze at Bhalswa landfill site in north Delhi

As many as 13 fire tenders were at the spot to douse the fire that broke out in Bhalswa landfill around 5:47 pm on Tuesday. Residents of nearby colonies said they were finding difficulty in breathing due to smoke

Fire breaks out in south Delhi's Lajpat Nagar, 9 fire tenders at spot to bring blaze under control
India

Fire breaks out in south Delhi's Lajpat Nagar, 9 fire tenders at spot to bring blaze under control

The cause of the fire at Amar Colony in South Delhi's Lajpat Nagar is yet to be ascertained

Fire breaks out at paper factory in Greater Noida
India

Fire breaks out at paper factory in Greater Noida

There were no immediate reports of injuries to any person in the fire.

WATCH: Huge fire in Gurugram's Manesar sparked by dust storm in Delhi-NCR, shanties gutted, gas cylinder explosions heard
India

WATCH: Huge fire in Gurugram's Manesar sparked by dust storm in Delhi-NCR, shanties gutted, gas cylinder explosions heard

As many as 35 fire engines were rushed to the spot. The firemen are at the spot, trying to bring the flames under control that have been billowing for more than six hours

Seven shops gutted in fire in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa; no casualty
India

Seven shops gutted in fire in Madhya Pradesh's Khandwa; no casualty

No one was injured in the blaze which broke out at 3.20 AM. The flames were put out in an hour, Khandwa City Superintendent of Police (CSP) Lalit Gathre said

Delhi: At least 13 injured after suspected cylinder blast at eatery near Jamia Millia Islamia
India

Delhi: At least 13 injured after suspected cylinder blast at eatery near Jamia Millia Islamia

Earlier in the day, a massive fire broke out at a restaurant-cum-bar in west Delhi's Punjabi Bagh. No injuries were reported

Three years since the devastating fire, Notre-Dame Cathedral begins revival
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Three years since the devastating fire, Notre-Dame Cathedral begins revival

Ahead of the anniversary of the blaze on Friday, the mammoth cleaning job of the walls, vaults and floor is almost completed, restoring the cathedral to its original whiteness

6 people charred to death after massive fire breaks out at chemical factory in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district
India

6 people charred to death after massive fire breaks out at chemical factory in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district

In the incident 13 other workers of the factory were injured. Police informed that out of six died, a total of four deceased people belonged to Bihar state

Fire breaks out at wedding pandal in West Delhi; 12 fire tenders on spot
India

Fire breaks out at wedding pandal in West Delhi; 12 fire tenders on spot

The fire started around 2 pm. It is not clear what caused the fire. Strong winds caused the fire to spread in the pandal made of wood

Fire in Kolkata tannery brought under control after 15 hours, says Official
India

Fire in Kolkata tannery brought under control after 15 hours, says Official

Two firefighters suffered injuries while trying to extinguish the blaze in the congested locality and were immediately hospitalised

Delhi: At least 7 killed, 30 houses gutted after fire breaks out in shanties in Gokulpuri area
India

Delhi: At least 7 killed, 30 houses gutted after fire breaks out in shanties in Gokulpuri area

Police, who received the new of the mishap around 1 am, said, 13 fire-tenders were rushed to the site that brought the fire under control by 4 am

Fire breaks out in two coaches of Saharanpur-Delhi train, passengers safely evacuated
India

Fire breaks out in two coaches of Saharanpur-Delhi train, passengers safely evacuated

The railway station staff, with the help of passengers, detached the coaches from the engine and evacuated travellers inside these coaches

India vs Sri Lanka: Vihari's ice meets Pant's fire as hosts search for new middle order balance
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India vs Sri Lanka: Vihari's ice meets Pant's fire as hosts search for new middle order balance

Test cricket today is about ice and fire, and in Vihari-Pant, India might just have an optimal concoction for the future.

Rein of fire: Horses leap through flames as part of Las Luminarias festival celebrated in Spain
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Rein of fire: Horses leap through flames as part of Las Luminarias festival celebrated in Spain

Each year, the festival is held on 16 January in which around 100 locals ride their horses through bonfires to honour San Antonio Abad (Saint Anthony), the patron saint of animals