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Fire breaks out at shoe factory in Delhi’s Keshavpuram, no injuries reported; around 250 huts gutted in another blaze in Tughlakabad
India

Fire breaks out at shoe factory in Delhi’s Keshavpuram, no injuries reported; around 250 huts gutted in another blaze in Tughlakabad

A fire broke out in a shoe factory in northwest Delhi's Keshavpuram on Tuesday morning, an official of the Delhi Fire Service said

International Firefighters’ Day 2020: How a tragic incident in Australia motivates world to observe the day; all you need to know
World

International Firefighters’ Day 2020: How a tragic incident in Australia motivates world to observe the day; all you need to know

The date 4 May was chosen as it is linked to the feast day of St Florian, the first known commander of a firefighting squad in the Roman Empire.

Fire breaks out in 21-storey building in Navi Mumbai's Palm Beach Road; six fire engines at spot, no casualties reported
India

Fire breaks out in 21-storey building in Navi Mumbai's Palm Beach Road; six fire engines at spot, no casualties reported

Blaze broke out at 6.30 am on the 20th floor and spread to the top floor of the high-rise located on Palm Beach Road

Five killed, including three women, in blast at fireworks factory in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district; CM Yogi Adityanath orders inquiry
India

Five killed, including three women, in blast at fireworks factory in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district; CM Yogi Adityanath orders inquiry

At least five people, including three women, were killed in an explosion at a fireworks factory in Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh on Friday, police said

Through Manto, how Nandita Das understood fence-sitters better, and employed cinema to evoke empathy
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Through Manto, how Nandita Das understood fence-sitters better, and employed cinema to evoke empathy

Only a year since her film Manto (2018) took her across the world to a myriad festivals and meets, Nandita Das is on the road yet again, with Saadat Hasan continuing to keep her faithful company. Firstpost catches up with the actor-director turned writer in Kolkata, and talks about her journey with Manto, her politics, and the only kind of people she wishes to engage with at present.

Five fire tenders rescue all 40 from blaze at four-storey building in east Delhi's Krishna Nagar area
India

Five fire tenders rescue all 40 from blaze at four-storey building in east Delhi's Krishna Nagar area

Plastic waste materials were stored on the ground floor of the four-storey building in Krishna Nagar area, while people lived on the upper floors and it had only a single staircase, Delhi Fire Services director Atul Garg said

Rahat Kazmi's Lihaaf lacks the fire of Ismat Chugtai's story, weighed down by an inadvertent male gaze
Entertainment

Rahat Kazmi's Lihaaf lacks the fire of Ismat Chugtai's story, weighed down by an inadvertent male gaze

Rahat Kazmi's Lihaaf screened at the recently concluded 25th Kolkata International Film Festival.

Pantograph of Mumbai's CSMT-Panvel local catches fire at Vashi station after man throws bag at overhead cables; no injury reported
India

Pantograph of Mumbai's CSMT-Panvel local catches fire at Vashi station after man throws bag at overhead cables; no injury reported

A pantograph atop one of the coaches of a CSMT-Panvel local train caught fire at Vashi station in Navi Mumbai, Central Railway officials said, adding that nobody was injured.

Bolivian wildfires destroy 10 million acres of forest since August, govt declares red alert
science

Bolivian wildfires destroy 10 million acres of forest since August, govt declares red alert

Beni is the second-worst affected area, with nearly 900,000 hectares destroyed so far by the fires so far.

France's Notre-Dame Cathedral ‘still at risk of collapse' after April fire; work to secure structure will resume next week
World

France's Notre-Dame Cathedral ‘still at risk of collapse' after April fire; work to secure structure will resume next week

Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris is still at risk of collapse after being gutted by a fire in April, with more stonework falling during the recent heatwave in the French capital, the government said on Wednesday

Powerful explosions at Siberian military depot injure 12; Russian military to send 10 heavy transport planes and helicopters to extinguish blaze
World

Powerful explosions at Siberian military depot injure 12; Russian military to send 10 heavy transport planes and helicopters to extinguish blaze

Russian officials say powerful explosions at a military depot in Siberia left 12 people injured and one missing and forced over 16,500 people to leave their homes.

Over 1,000 firefighters, planes, helicopters battle wildfires in Portugal’s Castelo Branco region; one civilian seriously injured
World

Over 1,000 firefighters, planes, helicopters battle wildfires in Portugal’s Castelo Branco region; one civilian seriously injured

Planes and helicopters joined more than a thousand firefighters in central Portugal Sunday to battle huge wildfires in a mountainous region where over 100 people died in huge blazes in 2017

Japan: Fire at Kyoto animation studio kills at least 24 people, injures several other; police suspects arson
World

Japan: Fire at Kyoto animation studio kills at least 24 people, injures several other; police suspects arson

Footage of the blaze showed thick white smoke pouring from the windows of the three-storey studio building in Japan. Its facade was charred black on much of one side where the flames had shot out of the windows.

Three killed in Delhi's Shahdara after massive fire breaks out at factory; rescue operations underdway
India

Three killed in Delhi's Shahdara after massive fire breaks out at factory; rescue operations underdway

The fire broke out at the hardware factory in Shahdara's Jhilmil industrial area in Delhi around 9 am, according to fire officials. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara) Meghna Yadav said two women and a man died in the fire.

22 fire tenders deployed to extinguish fire at DGHS office in Delhi's Karkardooma; no casualties reported
India

22 fire tenders deployed to extinguish fire at DGHS office in Delhi's Karkardooma; no casualties reported

A fire broke out at the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) office in Karkardooma on Friday afternoon.

Fire breaks out at private school in Faridabad; three people, including two children, killed
India

Fire breaks out at private school in Faridabad; three people, including two children, killed

Three people, including two children, died after a fire broke out at a private school and a cloth godown located under it in Dabua Colony of Faridabad.

Surat fire: Tyres used as chairs, flexes aggravated blaze, distant location of fire tenders hampered operations, says official
India

Surat fire: Tyres used as chairs, flexes aggravated blaze, distant location of fire tenders hampered operations, says official

Presence of inflammable materials, including flex and tyres, and fire tenders stationed away from the spot contributed to the blaze in Surat and hampered the fire fighting operation

Surat fire: Police arrests owner of coaching centre after blaze kills 20; builders remain at large
India

Surat fire: Police arrests owner of coaching centre after blaze kills 20; builders remain at large

Visiting the site of the tragedy, Rupani said the audit would find out if educational establishments in the state have proper equipment and facilities to deal with fire incidents. He said the fire audit would also cover hospitals, malls and other commercial buildings of major cities and towns in the state.

Surat fire: 20 dead in blaze at commercial complex; Gujarat govt announces Rs 4 lakh ex gratia to victims' kin
India

Surat fire: 20 dead in blaze at commercial complex; Gujarat govt announces Rs 4 lakh ex gratia to victims' kin

Narendra Modi tweeted on the incident, saying that he has told the Gujarat government and local authorities to provide all possible assistance to those affected in the Surat fire.

Month after Notre-Dame Cathedral fire, restoration work on Paris monument proceeds briskly
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Month after Notre-Dame Cathedral fire, restoration work on Paris monument proceeds briskly

A Gothic architectural jewel and part of the world's cultural heritage, Notre-Dame, built in the medieval period, is under restoration after a major fire damaged it on 15 April, 2019.