Monday, Sep 20, 2021


Wildfire Engulfs Northwest Of Greek Capital, Hundreds Of Firefighters In Action To Douse Fire

Aug 20, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The fire near the village of Vilia, about 60 kilometers (40 miles) from Athens, broke out on Monday, one of hundreds of wildfires that have burned across Greece this month.

Forest Services Maxed Out As Wildfires Break Across US West

Aug 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Roughly 21,000 firefighters have been deployed to contain the fire, however, the forest services face 'critical resource limitations'.

Gasoline Bomb Attack Reported At Cuban Embassy In Paris

Paris police said two gasoline bombs hit the embassy late on Monday night. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez blamed the United States (US) for the attack.

Explosion Reported At German Chemical Plant, Govt Terms Blast As ‘Extreme Threat’

Jul 27, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

An explosion occurred at Germany’s Leverkusen on Tuesday. The cause of the explosion is yet to be determined.

California's Largest Fire Torches Homes As Blazes Lash West

The Dixie fire, which started July 14, had already levelled over a dozen houses and other structures when it tore through the tiny town of Indian Falls after dark

19 July, 2021

US Attack On Ambulance Crew, Firefighters Leaves 1 Dead, 5 Injured

Associated Press (AP)

According to Police, a 35-year-old man is accused of opening fire on an ambulance crew around 3:45 p.m. Sunday

26 April, 2021

Surat: Fire Breaks Out At ICU Of Private Hospital; 16 Critical Covid-19 Patients Rescued

Outlook Web Bureau

The fire broke out after a blast in the air conditioner caused either due to the short circuit or overloading.

31 March, 2021

Fire Breaks Out At Garments Factory In Delhi’s Gandhinagar

Outlook Web Bureau

The fire reportedly broke out around 8.15 am after which 15 fire tenders were rushed to the spot.

15 March, 2021

Five Of Family Charred To Death In Bihar, 1 Severely Burnt

Outlook Web Bureau

All the five were asleep when a deadly fire erupted in their residence in Salam colony at around 3 am

09 March, 2021

Kolkata: 9 Dead In Railways Building Fire, Rs 10 Lakh Ex-Gratia Announced

Outlook Web Bureau

At least 20 fire tenders and two hydraulic ladders were pressed into service to douse the blaze at the building which also has a computerised ticket booking centre on the ground floor.

12 December, 2020

Watch: Eight Injured After Fire Breaks Out At Chemical Factory In Telangana


The incident occurred in Sangareddy district, on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Saturday, police said.

23 October, 2020

Fire At Mumbai Mall: 3,500 People Evacuated From Adjoining Building


The BMC said around 3500 residents of the 55-floor Orchid Enclave tower adjoining the mall were shifted as a precautionary measure.

08 December, 2019

Delhi Fire: Govt Orders Probe, Seeks Report In 7 Days; CM Kejriwal Announces Rs 10 Lakh Compensation To Families Of Those Killed

Outlook Web Bureau

Fire in Anaj Mandi Area: Revenue Minister Kailash Gahlot directed the district magistrate (central) to conduct an inquiry and submit a report within seven days.

19 April, 2019

France Applauds Bravery Of The Notre Dame Firefighters, Pays Tribute

Outlook Web Bureau

Over 400 firefighters took part in the 15-hour battle to contain the fire that engulfed the centuries-old roof and sent the burnt towering spire through the ceiling.

05 April, 2019

Seoul Declares National Disaster As Winds Fan Giant Forest Fire; Nearly 4,000 People Evacuated

Outlook Web Bureau

Fanned by strong winds, the forest fire quickly spread through the mountainous area, incinerating 400 homes and 500 hectares of land, according to the government.

11 March, 2019

Delhi: Fire Breaks Out At Vikas Bhawan In ITO

Outlook Web Bureau

Five fire tenders were rushed to spot and the blaze was brought under control.

06 March, 2019

CISF Sub-Inspector Dies In Fire At CGO Complex In Delhi

Outlook Web Bureau

The fire started at an office of the social justice and empowerment ministry in the building.

14 February, 2019

Fire Breaks Out At Commercial Building In Delhi's Naraina

Outlook Web Bureau

A call was received at 7.10 AM after which 23 fire tenders were rushed to the spot, a senior fire service officer said.

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.

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An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.

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Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.

Photograph by Dinesh Parab/Outlook

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra