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Gas leak triggers explosion at Tehran clinic, 19 killed, 6 injured; similar blast occurred at military site in Iranian capital a week ago
World

Gas leak triggers explosion at Tehran clinic, 19 killed, 6 injured; similar blast occurred at military site in Iranian capital a week ago

A video posted on social media appeared to show multiple explosions at the north Tehran site and another showed firefighters using a ladder to reach the roof of the building

BMC asks Mumbaikars to not panic after complaints of foul odour from Chembur and nearby areas; fire brigade probing matter
India

BMC asks Mumbaikars to not panic after complaints of foul odour from Chembur and nearby areas; fire brigade probing matter

The BMC said that it has alerted the Mumbai fire department after receiving complaints of a suspected gas leak from residents in Chembur, Ghatkopar, Kanjurmarg, Vikhroli and Powai

Two dead after wall of under-construction building collapses in Visakhapatnam; investigation in matter underway
India

Two dead after wall of under-construction building collapses in Visakhapatnam; investigation in matter underway

Two people lost their lives when the wall of an under-construction building collapsed in the Daba Gardens area in Visakhapatnam

Major blaze breaks out at Noida's Spice World Mall in Sector 25; multiple tenders rushed to spot, say fire department officials
India

Major blaze breaks out at Noida's Spice World Mall in Sector 25; multiple tenders rushed to spot, say fire department officials

A fire broke out at Spice World Mall in Sector 25 in Noida on Monday afternoon and multiple fire tenders were rushed to the spot immediately, fire department officials said.

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

Washington D.C. flood: Boats deployed to rescue stranded motorists; rainwater enters White House basement
World

Washington D.C. flood: Boats deployed to rescue stranded motorists; rainwater enters White House basement

A slow-moving rainstorm Monday washed out roads, stranded drivers and soaked basements, including the White House's, during a chaotic morning commute in the national capital region

California bar shooting: Ex-marine Ian David Long appears to have acted alone, too early to identify motive, says FBI
World

California bar shooting: Ex-marine Ian David Long appears to have acted alone, too early to identify motive, says FBI

The gunman, identified by police as 28-year-old Ian David Long, was found dead of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound following the Wednesday night massacre at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, a suburb 40 miles (64 km) northwest of Los Angeles, law enforcement officials said.

13 killed, 10 injured in California shooting: Gunman identified as 28-year-old Marine veteran Ian David Long
World

13 killed, 10 injured in California shooting: Gunman identified as 28-year-old Marine veteran Ian David Long

The shooting took place at the Borderline Bar & Grill in the city of Thousand Oaks, Ventura County, in Southern California.

Kamala Mills fire occurred due to wrong policies of previous Congress-NCP govt, says Devendra Fadnavis
India

Kamala Mills fire occurred due to wrong policies of previous Congress-NCP govt, says Devendra Fadnavis

Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis blamed wrong policies of the previous government for the Kamala Mills Compound fire in Mumbai, and announced a probe into the alleged procedural lapses in the redevelopment of the mill land.

Kamala Mills fire: Bombay HC orders setting up of independent panel to 'avoid repetition of such incidents'
India

Kamala Mills fire: Bombay HC orders setting up of independent panel to 'avoid repetition of such incidents'

The Bombay High Court on Friday ordered setting up of a three-member committee, led by a retired high court judge, to probe into the Kamala Mills fire incident that claimed 14 lives in December, 2017.

Kamala Mills fire: BMC informs Bombay HC there is no need for judicial inquiry, says civic body is already probing matter
India

Kamala Mills fire: BMC informs Bombay HC there is no need for judicial inquiry, says civic body is already probing matter

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) told the Bombay High Court on Thursday that there was no need for judicial inquiry into the fire at two restaurants in Kamala Mills compound last year.

Kamala Mills fire: Congress delegation meets Governor Vidyasagar Rao to demand CBI probe, BMC chief's suspension
India

Kamala Mills fire: Congress delegation meets Governor Vidyasagar Rao to demand CBI probe, BMC chief's suspension

The Congress in Maharashtra on Tuesday demanded a CBI probe into the Kamala Mills Compound fire and suspension of BMC commissioner Ajoy Mehta over the incident that resulted in the death of 14 people in December, 2017.

Kamala Mills fire: Mojo's Bistro co-owner Yug Tulli refused anticipatory bail by Mumbai sessions court
India

Kamala Mills fire: Mojo's Bistro co-owner Yug Tulli refused anticipatory bail by Mumbai sessions court

A sessions court on Friday rejected the anticipatory bail application of Yug Tulli, the absconding co-owner of the Mojo's Bistro pub, in the Kamala Mills fire case.

Kamala Mills fire: Mojo's Bistro owner Yug Pathak arrested; Rs 1 lakh reward for information on absconding 1Above owners
India

Kamala Mills fire: Mojo's Bistro owner Yug Pathak arrested; Rs 1 lakh reward for information on absconding 1Above owners

The Mumbai Police arrested Mojo's Bistro owner Yug Pathak on Saturday, a day after a BMC report Police revealed that the Kamala Mills fire actually originated at the high-end pub

Kamala Mills fire: Mojo's Bistro owners booked for culpable homicide day after report finds blaze began at pub
India

Kamala Mills fire: Mojo's Bistro owners booked for culpable homicide day after report finds blaze began at pub

Police have booked the owners of Mojo's Bistro for culpable homicide not amounting to murder in connection with last month's massive fire in Kamala Mills compound, a day after a probe revealed that the blaze started from the high-end pub.

Kamala Mills fire: Congress, MNS slam Ajoy Mehta over slow probe; Shiv Sena backs BMC chief
Politics

Kamala Mills fire: Congress, MNS slam Ajoy Mehta over slow probe; Shiv Sena backs BMC chief

The Opposition parties on Saturday took serious umbrage at Brihanmumbai Municipal Commissioner Ajoy Mehta's shocking statement that he was under pressure "to go slow" on the probe into the pub fire that killed 14 on 29 December, 2017.

Exclusive: Kamala Mills fire probe reveals blaze began at Mojo's Bistro, spread to 1Above; both ran illegal hookah bars
India

Exclusive: Kamala Mills fire probe reveals blaze began at Mojo's Bistro, spread to 1Above; both ran illegal hookah bars

The 15-page report claimed that the fire department is also in possession of video evidence of the sequence of events.

Kamala Mills fire: Give me one reason to stay back in India, victim's kin tells Narendra Modi
India

Kamala Mills fire: Give me one reason to stay back in India, victim's kin tells Narendra Modi

A week after the a massive blaze in Mumbai's Kamala Mills compound killed 14 people, the family members of one of the victims have criticised the fire and safety laws and slammed the prime minister.

New York: 12 dead, 4 injured as Bronx building catches fire; 150 firefighters battle blaze that began in furniture store
India

New York: 12 dead, 4 injured as Bronx building catches fire; 150 firefighters battle blaze that began in furniture store

The deadliest residential fire to hit New York City in at least a quarter-century swept through a Bronx apartment building Thursday on one of the coldest nights this winter, killing 12 people and leaving four more fighting for their lives, city officials said.

Urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri calls Kamala Mills fire 'wake up call' for Delhi, slams 'rampant flouting' of fire safety norms
India

Urban affairs minister Hardeep Singh Puri calls Kamala Mills fire 'wake up call' for Delhi, slams 'rampant flouting' of fire safety norms

A day after a massive fire in a central Mumbai rooftop pub claimed 14 lives, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said it was a "wake-up call" for Delhi and called for "zero tolerance" towards those flouting fire and safety norms in the national capital.