India needs a new approach to fire safety
In addition the codes governing fire safety and governance, we should have guidelines and framework to conduct a comprehensive risk-assessment …
20 Indian cities saw 80% of building fire deaths
The latest Indian Risk Survey report ranks fire outbreak as the third biggest risk to businesses
Mumbai oil refinery fire brings back focus on spurt in such incidents
Refineries of Bharat Petroleum and Indian Oil have seen a string of fire incidents in the past two years
Fire load in modern buildings 3 times greater than in 1990s: study
IIT-Gandhinagar researchers found that average fire load energy density was three times the average found during a study done conducted 20 years …
Malviya Nagar fire incident is an example of what makes Delhi a tinderbox
Given the serious threat that such fire incidents cause to human health, the Delhi administration has to answer why it has not yet taken action …
Odisha hospital fire reveals critical safety gaps, low level of preparedness
Even if the fire broke out due to short circuit as has been claimed, why it couldn’t be doused at an initial stage?
'Exhibits at National Museum of Natural History destroyed in all probability'
A massive fire had broken out in the museum building on Monday night