KAVREPALANCHOWK, Jan 15: An arson case has been registered against Raman Pariyar, Kavrepalanchowk district member and district chair of National Youth People's Volunteer associated with the Netra Bikram Chand-led Biplav group.
BATEMANS BAY, Australia/SYDNEY, Jan 3: Authorities urged Australians on Friday to evacuate parts of the eastern states of Victoria and New South Wales to escape bushfires they fear are set to burn out of control this weekend.
BATEMANS BAY/MELBOURNE, Jan 2: Tens of thousands of holiday makers fled seaside towns on Australia’s east coast on Thursday ahead of advancing bushfires, as military ships and helicopters began rescuing thousands more trapped by the blazes.
SYDNEY, Jan 1: A third person was confirmed dead on Wednesday in devastating bushfires that engulfed Australia’s southeast coast this week and a fourth was missing and feared dead, as navy ships rushed to provide supplies and assist with evacuations.
PERTH, Dec 21: Australia’s most populous state was paralyzed by “catastrophic” fire conditions Saturday amid soaring temperatures, while one person died as wildfires ravaged the country’s southeast, officials said.
PERTH, Australia, DEC 20: Two volunteer firefighters died Thursday while battling wildfires ravaging Australia’s most populous state, forcing Prime Minister Scott Morrison to cut short his family holiday as authorities braced for temperatures to soar in New South Wales at the weekend.
KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Last week’s massive fire at Victory Lounge on Durbarmarg destroyed property worth over Rs 60 million. The club located on the sixth floor of a private building caught fire after an electrical short-circuit. Was this a tragedy just waiting to happen? The incident exposes an egregious lack of resources and manpower for dealing with big fires that may break out in Kathmandu Valley.
BHAKTAPUR, Sept 22: A fire broke out at the Manakamana Cotton Industry in Balkot of ward no. 2 in Surya Binayak municipality on Sunday morning. The fire reportedly began at around 5:00 am before workers arrived.
A battered copper rooster that used to sit atop the spire of Notre-Dame Cathedral is to go on public display more than five months after the massive fire that almost burnt the iconic building to the ground.
NEW YORK – Nearly everyone has seen the dramatic images of the Amazon ablaze. Tens of thousands of fires—intentionally started or caused by logging, farming, mining, and other human activities—have broken out over the past year alone.
SANTA BARBARA, CALIFORNIA: Sept 3: Divers have found a total of 25 bodies on Monday after a pre-dawn fire sank a scuba diving vessel off a Southern California island, leaving nine people unaccounted for as the search continued, media reported.
PORT VELHO, Aug 24: Under international pressure to contain fires sweeping parts of Brazil’s Amazon, President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday authorized use of the military to battle the huge blazes while thousands took to the streets to protest his environmental policies.
DHAKA, Aug 18: About 3,000 people in Bangladesh were left homeless after a massive fire consumed several hundred shanties in a slum on the northern outskirts of the capital city of Dhaka, government officials said on Sunday.
ATHENS, Aug 13: Hundreds of firefighters battled three wildfires in Greece, where two villages were being evacuated Tuesday as the largest blaze burned a thickly forested nature reserve on the island of Evia north of Athens.
KYOTO, July 22: Japanese officials groped on Monday for answers to why a blaze tore through an animation company, amid reports that smoke spread so fast a majority of victims who tried to flee through a rooftop door could not open it in time to escape.
TOKYO, July 18: Several people are feared dead after a fire at an animation studio in the Japanese city of Kyoto on Thursday and police are investigating a possible arson attack, authorities and local media reported.
PARADISE, June 7: Paradise these days is surrounded by piles of crumpled garage doors and melted ovens. The roads teem with dump trucks and most street corners are clogged with signs advertising debris removal services or pleas to identify unclaimed pets.