Amritsar train tragedy: Congress councillors come out in defence of Navjot Kaur Sidhu, organiser Mithu
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2018 09:31 AM IST
Eyewitness had blamed Mithu and Kaur for the delay in starting the ceremony. The councillor said the organisers had made several announcements asking the spectators to move away from the tracks.
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2018 09:33 AM IST
He says that he had not taken permission from the railways as it was not required. Previously, he had said all permissions were taken.
Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma, Amritsar
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 10:44 AM IST
Say it was local police that gave NOC for the event; an MC fire tender was at the spot even as civic body denies giving permission for function.
Hindustan Times, Mohali | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2018 12:35 PM IST
A group of locals reached the spot but could not save the material kept inside since the shops were locked.
By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2018 09:45 AM IST
The fire began again 30 hours after it first started early Sunday morning.
Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2018 07:38 PM IST
After 15 hours, firemen were still struggling to put out the flames that started on the ground floor and were by evening leaping through the ceiling.
Press Trust of India, Virudhunagar/Salem | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 08:27 PM IST
In the other explosion in a private fireworks unit at Kakivadanpatti in Virudhunagar, three persons were killed and two others injured.
Hindustan Times | By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 05:29 AM IST
The move is expected to significantly reduce the response time of the department, especially in areas such as Sadar Bazaar, Jacobpura, DLF Phase 1 market, DLF Galleria market, Islampur and Jharsa village.
Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2018 12:52 PM IST
Officials of the Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) said that the pumps installed by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) to drain the water did not work.
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2018 06:01 PM IST
Fire broke out in a building near Premier Talkies in Mumbai’s Parel area on Monday
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2018 04:14 AM IST
Maintaining that no casualty has been reported in the incident, senior fire officials said that prima facie, it appears that a short circuit has sparked the blaze.
Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2018 05:15 AM IST
Although the truck’s driver cabin was charred after it came into contact with the 11KV electric line, the driver and helper managed to jump off before the cabin caught fire.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By Jaykishan Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 23, 2018 07:52 PM IST
The vehicles were touted as the firefighting solution for narrow lanes of Jaipur’s walled city where the bigger fire tenders couldn’t enter.
Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 22, 2018 07:40 PM IST
No casualties or injury has been reported from the fire that broke out on the ground floor of the building.
Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent, Jaipur
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 09:25 PM IST
Sensitive areas in the city are covered by CCTV cameras and temporary control rooms will alert the field units if they spot any suspicious activity.
One killed, five injured after wall of under-construction building collapses in south Delhi’s Greater Kailash
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shiv Sunny
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2018 09:28 AM IST
A 42-year-old labourer was killed and five other severely injured when a 12-foot-high brick wall erected at the basement of an under-construction building in south Delhi’s Greater Kailash-2 collapsed on Saturday afternoon.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent, Pune
UPDATED ON MAY 05, 2018 04:29 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.
Hindustan Times | By Kanchan Chaudhari, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON MAY 03, 2018 10:41 PM IST
Last year, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) passed an order take back the 20-acre ground from the forum
Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2018 02:44 PM IST
Fire officials said the blaze broke out from an electric metre following which 10 vehicles were gutted. The fire then spread to the first floor and family members sleeping there were trapped.
Hindustan Times | By Leena Dhankhar, Gurgaon
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2018 06:11 PM IST
Second incident in a week. The police have started an inquiry to figure what caused the car to catch on fire while being parked on the road. They suspect a short circuit triggered it.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 05:35 PM IST
Assuring of serious cognisance of such incidences, Nayana Gunde, chairperson and managing director of PMPML, said the fire incidents are serious and a serious cognisance has been taken.
Hindustan Times | By Peeyush Khandelwal, Ghaziabad
PUBLISHED ON MAR 27, 2018 11:08 PM IST
Fire department officials said an electrical short circuit may have started the fire around 2am. The flames soon spread to the stilt floor where they had parked their vehicles.
Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Pawan Dixit, Lucknow
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 02:59 PM IST
Traffic jams in the city are proving to be a nightmare for fire tenders reaching the spot to douse the flames.
Hindustan Times | By Sanjana Bhalerao, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2018 11:43 AM IST
Six fire tenders, six water tankers and two jumbo water tankers have been pressed into service.
Demolition drive in Kondhwa: PMC official, 5 cops injured as residents pelt stones to avoid eviction
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Nadeem Inamdar, Pune
UPDATED ON MAR 16, 2018 03:07 PM IST
The incident happened at Survey No 46 in Gokulnagar on Katraj-Kondhwa road in Kondhwa where an irate and unruly mob pelted stones and hurled abuses at the officials for attempting to evict them from the encroached area. According to the Kondhwa police, five JCBs were damaged, one PMC official and five policemen escaped with minor injuries. One fire tender came under attack before the police could arrive at the scene.