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Delhi: Massive fire at CGO Complex; 24 fire-engines reach spot

06 Mar 2019

Delhi: Massive fire at CGO Complex; 24 fire-engines reach spot

A massive fire broke out at the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment's office in Central Delhi's CGO Complex at around 8:30 am Wednesday.

Thane: 25 godowns stocked with plastic, rubber gutted, none hurt

04 Feb 2019

Thane: 25 godowns stocked with plastic, rubber gutted, none hurt

A fire destroyed at least 25 godowns, where plastic and rubber material were stored, at a village in Thane, Maharashtra, in the wee hours today.

PM-led panel clears shortlisted names, CBI to get chief soon

02 Feb 2019

PM-led panel clears shortlisted names, CBI to get chief soon

The high-powered committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi met on Friday and cleared shortlisted names for the next chief of Central Bureau of Investigation, reports claimed.

Third SC judge exits case challenging acting CBI chief's appointment

31 Jan 2019

Third SC judge exits case challenging acting CBI chief's appointment

On Thursday, Supreme Court Justice NV Ramana recused himself from hearing a plea challenging M Nageshwar Rao's appointment as interim CBI Chief.

Central Paris rocked by massive blast; gas leak suspected

12 Jan 2019

Central Paris rocked by massive blast; gas leak suspected

On Saturday morning, a massive explosion rocked the center of Paris, leaving behind multiple injuries, and wrecked cars.

Seven shops, three houses gutted in massive fire in Jammu

12 Jan 2019

Seven shops, three houses gutted in massive fire in Jammu

At least three houses and seven shops were gutted in a fire in the Doda district, Jammu and Kashmir, today.

Rakesh Asthana will be probed in bribery-case, Delhi-HC rejects plea

11 Jan 2019

Rakesh Asthana will be probed in bribery-case, Delhi-HC rejects plea

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to cancel the bribery case against CBI Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

Ousted CBI Chief Alok Verma resigns from new post

11 Jan 2019

Ousted CBI Chief Alok Verma resigns from new post

On Friday, former CBI Chief Alok Verma, who was removed from the position on Thursday and was made the Director General of Fire Services, resigned.

Sixth fire in Mumbai in 10 days: Who's to blame?

08 Jan 2018

Sixth fire in Mumbai in 10 days: Who's to blame?

A fire erupted on the third floor of a sessions court near the South Mumbai Campus of the University of Mumbai.