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Mumbai: Fire breaks out at two-story building in Kurla West due to cylinder blast

Fire broke out in Mumbai’s Kurla West due to a cylinder blast in Mehtab CHS building. Seven fire tenders reached on the spot. Later, the fire has been brought under control. More details are awaited. Mumbai: Fire breaks out at two-story building in Kurla West due to cylinder blast

Mumbai: Fire in Saki Naka godown, no injuries reported

A huge fire broke out in a godown in Khairani area of Saki Naka suburb in the metropolis on Friday evening, and efforts were on to douse it, an official said. There are no reports of injuries to anyone as yet in the fire that broke out at 6:10pm, the official said.Mumbai: Fire in Saki Naka godown, no injuries reported

Israeli fire experts delegation in India to discuss training programme for Mumbai Fire Brigade

The delegation, which arrived in India on Monday, comprises of Israel's Fire and Rescue Commissioner Dedy Simhi, Commander of National Fire and Rescue Academy Zvi Tsoran, International Liaison Officer Yoram Levy, and Hazmat Shift Officer Liron Soll. The visit has come a day ahead of the 11th anniversary of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks.

Mumbai: Fire breaks out in a slum at Lalmati

Mumbai: fire breaks out in a slum at Lalmati, opposite Bandra Fire Station. 8 water tankers and 9 Fire tenders at the spot Mumbai: Fire breaks out in a slum at Lalmati

Mumbai: Fire breaks out near Kamala Mills compound

A fire broke out in an under-construction building near Kamala Mills compound in Mumbai. Five fire tenders were rushed to the spot. Mumbai: Fire breaks out near Kamala Mills compound

In Maharashtra political fight, Axis Bank accounts could get the axe

Sena leaders said that the shifting out of accounts from Axis Bank or discussions around a shift are to do with finding “safer” public sector banks. Amruta Fadnavis, the wife of former CM Devendra Fadnavis, is a senior executive with Axis Bank. A spokesperson for the BJP claimed vengeance on part of the former ally.

Mumbai fire: Maimoon residential building blaze kills four

A total of nine people were also injured in the accident. The deceased has been identified as Sakina Kapasi, Mohin Kapasi, Tasleem Kapasi and Dawood Kapasi.

Mumbai fire: Chaos blocks woman's exit, daughter makes it

Relatives of the woman alleged firemen delayed the rescue of those stranded near the washroom of the restobar, an allegation the fire department denied.

Mumbai fire: It’s routine for authorities to overlook violations, allege activists

Past horrors: Just 10 days ago 12 labourers were killed after a fire broke out in a Saki Naka snack shop; in 2015, eight people died at a Chinese eatery in Kurla after a fire due to a short circuit.

Mumbai Fire: Industry body for better infra, fire safety steps

"The Mumbai fire incident reiterates the need for improving infrastructure conditions, in particular fire safety," National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) president Rahul Singh said in a statement.

Mumbai fire: 29-year-old's life snuffed out an hour after she celebrated her birthday

Khushbu Bhansali, the birthday girl, died less than an hour of turning 29. Three years ago, she and one of her closest friends, Kinjal Mehta (28), both from Girgaum, had their weddings the same day.

Death toll in Mumbai building collapse rises to 13

The state government, has so far not announced compensation to the victims.

11 dead as building collapses in Mumbai’s Dongri area; over 40 feared trapped

The building was said to be dilapidated and its residents had engaged a builder to redevelop the property. However, later authorities claimed that the building was unauthorised.

Cooling operations on at fire-hit MTNL building in Mumbai

The third, fourth and fifth floors of the nine-storey building were the worst affected due to the blaze.

Fire breaks out at clothes factory in Mumbai, no casualty so far

Fire tenders have been rushed to the spot. There are no reports of any casualty so far.

Fire breaks out at Worli high-rise in Mumbai

The fire was reported from the building's 25th floor. The building's name is not known right now.

Abu Salem moves Portugal court in bid to get out of India

In a fresh application filed through his lawyer Manuel Luis Ferreira on May 31, Salem sought to be taken to Portugal to testify. He is undergoing life terms in the 1995 builder Pradeep Jain murder case and the 1993 serial blasts cases.

Alert Mumbai fire officer helps save 2nd submarine from disaster

A second submarine berthed near INS Sindhurakshak submarine that exploded and sank was saved from a possible disaster.

Fire-fighting operation on Butcher Island over: Mumbai Port

Prima facie a lightning strike on Friday evening -- when Mumbai and surrounding areas received thundershowers -- triggered the fire, sources said.

Four killed as fire erupts in a residential building in Mumbai's Andheri

According to BMC Disaster Control, the blaze was reported at around 2 a.m. in the Maimuna Building in the sprawling Bohra Colony, here.

Massive fire breaks out at RK Studio

The fire was confined to electric wiring, electric installation, and decoration equipment on the ground floor of the building.

Kamala Mills fire: Court refuses pre-arrest bail to Tulli

The names of Pathak and Tulli were added to the FIR lodged on December 29 against the owners of 1 Above -- Kripesh Sanghvi, Jigar Sanghvi and Abhijeet Mankar.

Kamala Mills fire: Mojo's Bistro owners booked for culpable homicide

A senior police official gave the names of Mojo's Bistro pub owners as Yug K Pathak and Nagpur-based businessman Yug Tulli.

Post pub fire, crackdown on illegal structures continues

Civic officials inspected 615 establishments and initiated action against 355 hotels, restaurants and pubs for the illegalities till yesterday, the BMC said.

Navi Mumbai fire: Insurers take Rs 100-cr hit

Insurance companies are expected to take a collective knock of Rs 100 crore on their books on account of an inferno that destroyed most of a cold storage plant and its contents in Navi Mumbai last week.

Fire on container ship under control, no word on missing crew

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG), which is co-ordinating search and rescue as well as fire fighting operations on the vessel in the Arabian Sea, feels the missing crew members may be trapped on board 'Maersk Honam' itself.

Another mishap in Indian Navy, fire on INS Pralay

In the last six years more than 25 people have been killed in Naval accidents. The highest number of casualties was when 18 saliors died when a blast took place at the torpedo compartment of INS Sindhurakshak.

Make in India show fire: Report says safety norms flouted by organisers

The inquiry by the Mumbai Fire Department found that LPG cylinders were brought to the venue at Girgaum Chowpaty by the show organisers.

Shiv Sena fumes at Devendra Fadnavis's take on development vision

Taking a dig at CM ambitious Mumbai-Nagpur expressway project, Sena said BJP's vision might be that regions along the super highway will prosper and land prices will increase.

Fire in Mumbai building

A fire broke out in a building in the Antop Hill neighborhood in Mumbai.

Fire at Make in India week event: Mumbai police registers FIR against Wizcraft

Mumbai police said a case was registered last night under IPC sections 336, for an act endangering life or personal safety of others, and under 285.

Shiv Sena questions PM Narendra Modi over his black money promise

It also picked at the BJP which recently organised 'Mann Ki Baat' programme at 10 spots in the city, facilitating citizens to listen to the PM's radio show.

Narendra Modi made 'God' by BJP, 'bhakts' will land him in spot: Shiv Sena

Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu recently sang his paeans to the prime minister calling him as "God's gift to India".

Shiv Sena salvo against Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis on Govind Pansare murder

In a veiled attack on the Chief Minister, an editorial in the Sena mouthpiece said: "What has changed with the new government ? If someone knows please tell us."

Hate speech: MNS chief Raj Thackeray temporarily stops stir, will protect auto drivers

Thackeray today appeared to tone down his aggressive posturing and asked party activists to halt the agitation even as Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assured auto drivers protection.

Fire in oil pipeline in Wadala, none hurt

"An oil leakage was detected this morning and we had taken all the necessary precautions. But at 6 PM, we were informed of a fire," MbPT chairman R M Parmar said.

Devendra Fadnavis asks for fire brigade modernisation in the wake of Kalbadevi fire

The inferno killed officers of the Mumbai fire brigade, that included Sunil Nesarikar, Sudhir Amin, Mahendra Desai and Sanjay Rane.

Fire at actress Moon Moon Sen's flats, no one hurt

Fire broke out in two adjoining apartments of noted actress and Trinamool Congress MP Moon Moon Sen. She and her daughter Riya Sen were unhurt.

Indian Navy orders board of inquiry into submarine blast, fire

Navy today ordered a board of inquiry to probe the explosion and subsequent fire onboard its submarine INS Sindurakshak which has sunk.

Fire at railway quarters in Mumbai, some injured

A major fire has broken out in a 21-storey residential building near Mumbai Central railway station in south Mumbai, fire officials said.

Shiv Sena slams BJP over NCP support, likens Sharad Pawar's party to mouse

It is a strange scenario where the party with largest mandate is joining hands with a party that fared badly during the recent Assembly polls.

Four killed, 13 injured in fire at IndusInd Bank in Mumbai

The blaze erupted due to a short-circuit at the office of IndusInd Bank Ltd in MIDC, Andheri.

1 killed, 30 injured in Navi Mumbai hotel fire

One person was killed and 30 others were injured in a fire at a hotel in Navi Mumbai's Vashi area early this morning, civic officials said.

Two JSW Ispat employees dead, 6 injured in office collapse

Two employees of JSW Ispat Steel died and six others were injured as one of its offices at Victoria House here suffered partial collapse, JSW Steel said today.

'Sudden winds reignited the fire unexpectedly, it was a horrific experience'

Bollywood actor Hritik Roshan, who has three offices in the building, visited the site to take stock of the damage.

Lokpal: Rs 8 lakh rent paid, MMRDA ground ready for Anna Hazare fast

The stage is set for Anna Hazare's three-day fast at the MMRDA ground in Bandra-Kurla Complex from Tuesday to push for a stronger Lokpal.

Heavy rains paralyse Mumbai; BMC issues high tide alert

The BMC issued a high tide alert after heavy rains lashed the city for the third consecutive day disrupting train services on the Central and Harbour line, throwing normal life out of gear.

Mumbai godown catches fire

Fire broke out in the godown of a plastic company in Mumbai's north-east suburb of Kurla early on Sunday, fire officials said.

How Nitin Shah built a Rs 1000 crore fire protection company from less than Rs 20 of his own

'We are now the world’s only company to offer all types of fire protection products including inert gases, chemical gases and water,' says Shah.

Five dead in Mumbai building collapse

Three storeys of Chaddha Mansion at Lamington collapsed last night and some people were trapped under the debris.

Assam riots: 2 killed, 20 injured as protestors go on rampage in Mumbai

Two persons were killed and 20 injured as a large group of Muslim youngsters who had gathered at Azad Maidan in South Mumbai.

Mumbai situation being dealt as 'war-time emergency': Jaiswal

Govt equated the Mumbai terror attacks to a "war" thrust upon the nation and vowed to give a "befitting" reply to the perpetrators.

INS Vindhyagiri on fire post collision, many feared stuck

An India Navy warship INS Vindhyagiri, which collided head-on with a Cyprus flag merchant ship, M V Nordlake, near Sunk Rock Lighthouse off Mumbai harbour on Sunday evening, caught fire early on Monday morning. The naval dockyard could not control the fire and has sought help from the Mumbai fire brigade.

Submarine INS Sindhurakshak sinks after major blast, casualties feared

There were 18 persons on board the 2,300 tonne submarine, powered by a combination of diesel generators and electric batteries.

Eighteen missing after explosion, fire on Navy submarine in Mumbai

An explosion resulting in a major fire took place on board INS Sindhurakshak, a Kilo class submarine of the Indian Navy, shortly after midnight.

A requiem for grandeur & luxury

The Taj Mahal hotel, known for its super luxurious interiors with vaulted alabaster ceilings, beautiful archways and the dramatic cantilever stairways, now stands completely shattered.

Survivors want to return, thank city’s brave firemen

Two Americans, one 64 and the other 76, trapped at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel on that fateful night, made a daring escape with the help of the Mumbai Fire Brigade.

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