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Uphaar cinema to Kollam temple: Very few lessons learnt on fire safety
Hindustan Times

Uphaar cinema to Kollam temple: Very few lessons learnt on fir...

A blaze at Kerala's Puttingal Devi temple last Sunday blew the lid off India's poorly implemented safety norms that have made fires and stampedes recur with alarming frequency at shrines and public gatherings. Thousands have died in major fires ... Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago

Disasters waiting to happen

The capital's tryst with fires peaks with the rising mercury in summer. While the ghost of the two-decade old Uphaar Cinema fire tragedy continues to haunt the city, it is the slackness to learn from past mistakes which makes it vulnerable to short circuits ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago

Uphaar fire tragedy: SC may hear review pleas next month

Victims families, CBI have raised questions over the punishment meted out to the accused : The Supreme Court on Tuesday indicated its willingness to hear the review petitions filed by victims families and the CBI against its judgment allowing ...
 The Hindu1 week ago SC may hear review pleas next month  The Hindu1 week ago

Uphaar fire- Will expedite hearing of pleas seeking review of verdict:SC

The Supreme Court Thursday said it would expedite the hearing of petitions filed by the CBI and the Association of Victims of Uphaar Tragedy (AVUT), seeking a review of its verdict in the 1997 Uphaar cinema hall fire that left 59 dead. When the ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago SC promises early date for Uphaar order review  The Telegraph1 month ago

SC grants early hearing of Uphaar theatre fire case review

Chief justice T.S. Thakur directed that the case to be listed anytime after two weeks New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to grant an early hearing to review its September 2015 decision to not impose a jail term on the Ansal brothers for ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago
Deccan Chronicle

Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation toothless in fire fight

Hyderabad: Following the blaze at Seetharambagh that brought a five-storey building crashing down, GHMC commissioner Dr B. Janardhan Reddy said that the corporation had sought approval from the fire services director-general to prosecute the owners ...
 Deccan Chronicle5 days ago

Poor building audits recipe for disaster

Poor audit of buildings, informal construction and a callous attitude towards investing in safety in India paints a picture of a disaster waiting to happen. The frequency of earthquakes, especially in north India, is a reminder for authorities to ...
 Hindu Business Line6 days ago
The Gulf Today

R. K. Raghavan & D. Sivanandhan: Politics behind tragedies

The Sunday fire tragedy at the Puttingal Devi temple in Kollam, Kerala, which claimed more than 100 lives, raises several questions with regard to public safety management and the role of the district administration in ensuring safety during ...
 The Gulf Today2 weeks ago
Asia Times Online

Kerala temple fire: A case of flouted rules

Asia Times News & Features, India Gods in God's Own Country seem to have been displeased by man's callous disregard for others lives. Despite a ban, authorities of Puttingal temple in Kollam went head with their plan to display the fireworks A ...
 Asia Times Online3 weeks ago

India mustn't become soft

It's imperative for the country to adapt to the challenges ahead and usher in a semblance of good governance Outraged at the recent drowning of two men in an uncovered manhole in the national capital, the Delhi Government seems to be considering ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago
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