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While the Delhi government ordered a magisterial probe, home minister Satyendar Jain said he has directed the fire department to inspect buildings which are five-storied or more and submit a report within a week.
About three dozen people were rescued from the hotel, Mr Paul said.
More than 20 fire crews were dispatched to the scene, officials said.
Authorities said an electrical short circuit may have started the fire, but added an investigation has just started to look into possible causes.
The dead included a woman and a child who tried to escape by jumping from a fifth-floor window of the 65-room hotel in the shopping district of Karol Bagh. Most of the deaths took place due to suffocation, the police said.
"There was wooden panelling on corridors because of which people could not use corridors to evacuate", another fire officer told reporters.
He said that the fire broke out on the first floor and within minutes it spread up to the third and fourth floors of the hotel, as the staircase and corridors were made of wood. Because of the ignorance, they don't understand how their lives have been put at risk by the rest in the "nobody club", who know "ways and means" to bypass the applicable rules and regulations for their "common benefit".
The injured were taken to local hospitals, but their medical conditions were not immediately known.
There were 53 people in the 45-room budget hotel, which had a canopy on the terrace, housing what appeared to be a restaurant. All norms were followed here. "Mishappening can occur in a house as well", he added. The fire department will also conduct an inquiry into the incident.
Building fires are particularly frequent in big Indian cities where millions live in cramped and dilapidated properties. No casualty was reported in the incident, PTI reported. "Many people were still fast asleep at that time", he said.
The usual banners filled the streets with slogans such as, "Death to America, Death to Israel and Victory to Islam". Iran's 1979 Islamic Revolution initially inspired both Islamic militants and Islamists across the Mideast.
April Pease, Marks' ex-girlfriend and mother of a son, was reported missing March 17, 2009, according to The Charley Project. She also reported to police that Marks had broken into her home in August while her daughter, who was nine, was there.
The former spouses, who were married from 2000-2005, were reunited over the weekend, despite divorcing over a decade ago. Somewhere out there, we hope the former " Friends " star is sipping some bubbly and toasting her 50 years on this planet.
As Storm Erik approaches the country, Met Eireann has issued a Status Orange wind warning for three counties in the west. The Tamar Bridge between Devon and Cornwall is also closed to high-sided and vulnerable vehicles in both directions.
The sanctions freeze $7 billion in US -based assets and target $11 billion of USA revenue to Venezuela's national oil company. Russia, Belarus, Bolivia, Iran, China, Cuba, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Syria and Turkey stood up for Maduro's support.
Brown was additionally found guilty of reckless driving after failing to make his court appearance in Pittsburgh earlier Tuesday. Antonio Brown's time in Pittsburgh appears to be up. "Thank you SteelerNation for a big 9 years", Brown wrote on Twitter .
The bad news, for gamers who can't wait to play Mario Kart on a mobile device, came through Nintendo's quarterly earnings report . The current target now is a significantly more reasonable and, I wouldn't hesitate in saying a guaranteed 17 million units.
But her dramatic reaction could be just Lady Gaga's attempt to poke more fun at Ryan for his poor interview skills. Also of note was Jennifer Lopez's Motown 60th anniversary tribute because when I think of Motown, I think of J.Lo.
Now it's about re-organising and just starting next season ready to challenge and see where it takes us'. He's gone on to pick up six wins from six games and significantly improve the mood around Old Trafford .
I just felt uncomfortable, unfortunately, on a lot of them, and consequently my ball-striking is just not my best. Three-time victor Ernie Els (70) and Matt Wallace (69) are two shots further back after three rounds.
Rep. Omar apologizes for tweets on AIPAC's influence
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Motorola's Moto G7 Family is Here
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Sen. Warren's expected 2020 bid banking on populist appeal
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Fixes Group FaceTime privacy bug
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Kings Trade Shumpert to Rockets
The Kings sent Iman Shumpert (who the Cavs actually traded to them at last year's deadline) to the Houston Rockets as well. Rockets star James Harden is also excited to have Shumpert on the team because of his ability to play all over the court.