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The unit had outdated fire extinguishers. It also lacked a smoke detection alarm, illuminated exit sign, smoke check door, fire control room or fire lifts with fireman’s switch
Updated on Jun 21, 2020 11:07 PM IST
In a bid to woo investors to their respective states and make a desperate bid to emerge as an alternative manufacturing hub to China amid the Covid-19 crisis, both MP and UP announced a raft of changes to their labour laws this week.
Updated on May 08, 2020 03:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Smriti Kak Ramachandran
The SCO in Phase 5 was among the 200-odd violators which were issued notices in September
Published on Mar 12, 2020 12:48 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | Hillary Victor, Mohali
The development comes a day after the UT administration made it mandatory for those running these facilities to obtain no-objection certificates (NOCs) from the fire department in the wake of the fire tragedy at a PG facility in Sector 32 last Saturday, which claimed lives of three girl students
Published on Mar 01, 2020 12:53 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | Vivek Gupta, Chandigarh
In a Syndicate meeting in August last year, a three-member subcommittee was formed to look into the findings of the inquiry reports compiled by a two-member probe panel
Updated on Feb 21, 2020 11:31 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Patiala | Vishal Rambani, Patiala
The Railways, which had introduced a single see-through coach last year, has now successfully made six more Vistadome coaches to run on the track.
Updated on Dec 01, 2019 01:31 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | , ChandigarhRachna Verma
Months after the fire department issued notice to the municipal corporation (MC) for lack of fire safety in community centres and dispensaries, the civic body will table a budget worth ₹1 crore for installing fire fighting system in 16 community centres during the Monday house meeting.
Published on Sep 16, 2019 12:33 AM IST
, ChandigarhHT Correspondent
These contingency methods were prompted by a fire that killed six people in a multi-storey residential building in Jamia Nagar’s Zakir Nagar neighbourhood earlier this month.
Published on Aug 29, 2019 07:35 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Shiv Sunny
The model was unveiled by chief minister Devendra Fadnavis along with MMRC chief Ashwini Bhide and senior MMRC officials. Metro-3 will get 31 trains of eight coaches each.
Updated on Aug 17, 2019 05:11 AM IST
The directive comes around two weeks after the Delhi Parents Association (DPA) said that, as per a Right to Information query filed by them, over 30% of schools were functioning without fire safety No-Objection Certificates (NOCs).
Updated on Jul 28, 2019 10:39 AM IST
New Delhi |HT Correspondent
Civic body officials say notices have been served to owners of 400 institute buildings for installation of fire safety systems
Updated on May 26, 2019 07:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Kota |Aabshar H Quazi
The car had gone up in the flames around 11.20pm on Saturday.
Published on May 20, 2019 06:50 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
With the summer approaching, employees say that the issue of engine overheating is of particular concern. “If the engine overheats, then it means putting the bus out of service for the day.
Published on Apr 11, 2019 03:14 AM IST
Gurugram |Prayag Arora-Desai
Residents of Shirur eagerly await to not only to get a selfie with the three-time member of Parliament Patil, but also to get a photo clicked with his chop top.
Updated on Apr 11, 2019 02:23 PM IST
Pune |Abhay Khairnar
Around 30 students of the classroom had gone for a dance class at the time the blaze broke out. However, benches, stools, and school bags were damaged in the fire while the chalkboard and walls of the entire classroom turned black due to the smoke.
Updated on Apr 09, 2019 04:32 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | Kartik Kumar
Institute calls it minor; 3 were working on government project
Published on Mar 30, 2019 12:40 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Shreya Bhandary
On Tuesday, the traffic police personnel were quite busy at the ITO intersection in Central Delhi. But it was not fining erring drivers or directing traffic that kept them on their toes, rather they were busy imparting fire safety in vehicles lessons to motorists.
Published on Mar 13, 2019 01:17 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Soumya Pillai
The chief medical officer (CMO) of Gautam Budh Nagar has directed all hospitals and nursing homes in the district to submit safety-compliance affidavits by March 18.
Published on Feb 28, 2019 03:29 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Noida |Preety Acharya
A four-storey commercial complex, located in a residential locality in Kavi Nagar, was gutted on Wednesday morning. The building housed a grocery shop on the ground and a few restaurants on the upper floors, which were completely destroyed.
Published on Feb 28, 2019 03:11 AM IST
Ghaziabad |HT Correspondent
National Fire and Evacuation Drill Day: students get first-hand training on fire safety at Don Bosco School, Pune
The fire brigade team demonstrated several methods of protecting and saving people besides extinguishing the fire.
Updated on Jan 22, 2019 02:25 PM IST
The Maharashtra government on Tuesday ordered a probe into the fire at a Mumbai hospital that has so far killed eight people and left 176 injured, 25 of them critically, even as allegations of negligence by the hospital administration surfaced a day after the incident.
Updated on Dec 19, 2018 12:09 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |Steffy Thevar
School Kids’ Safety: The move comes almost three months after a van crashed into a train in Kushinagar, killing over a dozen children.
Published on Jul 18, 2018 12:54 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | Brajendra K Parashar, Lucknow
The central railway (CR), as part of its Utkrisht project, will renovate the interior and exterior of Deccan Queen. The renovation, which will cost ₹60 lakh, includes vinyl wrapping for coaches to give them a new look, replacement of torn seats, installation of fire extinguishers, dustbins and Braille signages.
Updated on Jun 01, 2018 09:54 PM IST
The fire consumed the entire area within ten minutes even as businessmen tried to douse flames with water. The festival was organised by Maharashtra state agriculture marketing board aiming to make mangos affordable to residents.
Updated on May 05, 2018 04:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | HT Correspondent, Pune
To evaluate schools on the teaching-learning parameters, the institutes will be asked to submit information on the number of teachers, students, classrooms, library and laboratory facilities.
Updated on Apr 06, 2018 09:13 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Heena Kausar