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Blasts rock Pakistan, 11 killed


September 18th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) At least six people, including a girl, were killed in twin bomb blasts that rocked a market in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, while five people ... Read more...

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UP government rolls out 133 ambulances


September 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday launched the Samajwadi Swasthya Seva, the biggest emergency medical transport service in the country.Yadav flagged-off 133 ambulances under the ... Read more...

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Karachi factory had several emergency exits, all locked


September 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) The factory in this Pakistani port city where as many as 289 people were killed in a major fire had several emergency exits, but all of ... Read more...

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Bodies were iron hot, say Karachi rescuers


September 13th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) "The bodies were iron hot," said a rescuer who himself got burnt while carrying the victims of a factory fire that left at least 289 people ... Read more...

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36 die as firecracker factory catches fire (Fifth Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 36 people were killed and more than 75 injured when a powerful explosion Wednesday tore through one of the biggest fireworks factories in ... Read more...

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33 die as firecracker factory catches fire (Fourth Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 33 people were killed when a powerful explosion Wednesday tore through one of the biggest fireworks factories in Tamil Nadu, triggering a major ... Read more...

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30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory (Third Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and more than 50 injured Wednesday when an explosion tore through a fireworks factory in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, triggering ... Read more...

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30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and more than 50 injured Wednesday as flames engulfed a fireworks factory after an explosion in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, ... Read more...

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30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and more than 45 injured Wednesday when an explosion tore through a fireworks factory in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, triggering ... Read more...

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One dead, many injured in Delhi violence (Roundup)


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) One person was killed and many people were injured here Sunday as police fired at a mob which went on a rampage after two men ... Read more...

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Mob sets police booth, many vehicles afire in Delhi (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Angered over two people on a two-wheeler getting injured after police forcibly stopped them, a mob set a police booth, a DTC bus and many ... Read more...

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10 injured as plane makes emergency landing in Lahore


August 31st, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) At least 10 people were injured when a passenger plane made an emergency landing at an airport in Pakistan's Lahore city Friday, reported Xinhua, citing local ... Read more...

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Sulabh disburses monthly aid to Vrindavan widows


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Sulabh International, the NGO promoting low-cost sanitation and hygiene, Wednesday said it would provide a monthly aid of Rs.1,000 to widows living in penury in Vrindavan ... Read more...

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Officials, ambulances to go free on Yamuna Expressway


August 10th, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) If you feel paying Rs.510 per round trip on your car on the newly opened Yamuna Expressway is steep, then try hitch hiking with any ... Read more...

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Five trapped in Mumbai fire


August 9th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) A fire broke out in a commercial complex in Mumbai Thursday and five people remained trapped in the building as fire fighters strove to douse the ... Read more...

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Delhi gets 70 more ambulances


August 6th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday added a fleet of 70 new smaller ambulances that will be able to ferry patients from congested areas.With the introduction of ... Read more...

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35 killed as Tamil Nadu Express catches fire (Second Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) At least 35 passengers were killed and 25 injured when a coach of the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in Andhra Pradesh early ... Read more...

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Five killed as train catches fire in Andhra Pradesh (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) At least five people were killed and several others injured when the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in the early hours of Monday, ... Read more...

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One killed as train catches fire in Andhra Pradesh


July 30th, 2012 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 30 (IANS) At least one person was killed and few others were injured when the Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express caught fire near Nellore in the early hours of ... Read more...

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Tripura to launch 24X7 ambulance service


July 28th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 28 (IANS) Tripura, under a central government scheme, will launch an emergency ambulance service to provide 24 hours facility to the patients, officials said Saturday.The authorities will start ... Read more...

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14 killed, 50 wounded at Batman showing in US (Fourth Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and about 50 injured as a gas mask-wearing gunman opened fire early Friday at a suburban Denver movie theatre ... Read more...

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Himachal to give free net books to 4,000 school toppers


July 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) After Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh also Wednesday announced it would give free net books to 4,000 topper students of Class X passing out ... Read more...

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Inmates set prison on fire in Turkey


July 15th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, July 15 (IANS) Inmates of a prison in southeastern Turkey set ablaze their jail Sunday morning, local media reported.According to Today's Zaman newspaper website, the incident took place ... Read more...

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In Mulayam’s deal, more central funds for Uttar Pradesh


July 10th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) For all those who wondered on the reasons behind Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's sudden U-turn in supporting Pranab Mukherjee, the United Progressive ... Read more...

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Capital to get 70 ambulances, 100 dialysis centres


July 5th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The capital will get 70 ambulances and 100 hundred dialysis centres to provide quality health service to its citizens, said Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit here ... Read more...

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25 killed in Iraq truck bombing


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 3 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 75 wounded Tuesday when a booby-trapped truck blew up at a busy marketplace in a southern province in Iraq, ... Read more...

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40 hurt as bus falls off Chennai flyover


June 27th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Around 50 bus passengers had a miraculous escape after the vehicle plunged down a flyover in the Tamil Nadu capital city Wednesday afternoon, police said. Around ... Read more...

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Bodies of Andhra accident victims given to relatives


June 17th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) Bodies of the 30 victims of a horrific bus accident in Maharashtra were Sunday transported to their home districts in Andhra Pradesh.Heart-rending scenes were witnessed at ... Read more...

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Eastern Railway opens aid camps for heat-stroke affected


June 6th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) The Eastern Railway Wednesday opened special health camps at several stations under its jurisdiction to help the passengers suffering from heat stroke."For the treatment of ... Read more...

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10 dead, 45 wounded in Iraq suicide bombing


June 4th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 4 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and over 45 wounded Monday when a suicide bomber blew up his car packed with explosives in Baghdad, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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UP to set up control rooms for road accident victims


May 25th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh will set up control rooms on national and state highways to provide emergency services to accident victims in district-level hospitals across the state, officials ... Read more...

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96 dead in Yemen military parade bombing (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 21 (IANS) At least 96 soldiers were killed and 300 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up during a rehearsal Monday for a military parade in ... Read more...

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Shia groups clash in Lucknow


May 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Two groups of the Shia community fought pitched battles outside Lucknow's famous Bada Imambara, exchanged blows and set on fire a vehicle Friday.The violence broke out ... Read more...

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Mock drill conducted at Agartala airport


May 18th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 18 (IANS) Agartala airport authorities Friday conducted a mock drill to test its preparedness for crises like crash, emergency landing and hijacking, officials said.Unaware about the exercise, passengers ... Read more...

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Russian steals ambulance


May 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS) A 24-year-old man in the Russian city of Izhevsk stole an ambulance and drove it around for two days before getting caught, police said.The man climbed ... Read more...

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