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26 die in Mexican gas plant blast, fire (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 19 (IANS/EFE) Twenty-six workers were killed Tuesday in an explosion and subsequent fire at a gas plant in the northeastern Mexican state of Tamaulipas, state-owned Petroleos Mexicanos ... Read more...

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Mohammed Film Protests Sweep Muslim World


September 15th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yemen, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) a group of raged people stormed into the American embassy and there heightened anger is as a result of an American film that depicted mockery to prophet ... Read more...

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Rs.500 penalty for negligence in Pakistan factories


September 14th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) The factory owner in Karachi will have to pay a measly Rs.500 penalty for negligence, said a media report after nearly 300 people were killed ... 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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100 die in Pakistan as two factories go up in flames (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 100 people were killed in Pakistan when fire engulfed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore, a media report said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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25 dead in Lahore factory blaze (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) At least 25 people died in Pakistan's Lahore city Tuesday when a huge fire engulfed a shoe factory.The fire broke out around 4.30 p.m. The injured ... Read more...

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Indian-origin man in Britain dies in house blaze


September 11th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A 57-year-old Indian-origin man in Britain died when his wife left a hot hairdryer on his bed, starting a fire, a media report said Tuesday.Beautician Bina ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu hospital limping back to normalcy after blaze


September 6th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) The Apollo Speciality Hospitals in Tamil Nadu's Madurai city, around 450 km from here, is limping back to normalcy after fire erupted at facility late Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Day 12 - parliament disrupted again


September 6th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted for the 12th successive day Thursday following opposition protests over coal block allocations among other issues.The Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Six arrested for Sivakasi fire tragedy


September 6th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) Six people have been arrested for the blaze in a firecracker unit in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi town that killed 38 people, police said Thursday."Six people have ... 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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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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Three die in Puerto Rico nursing home fire


September 5th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Sep 5 (IANS/EFE) Three people died and two were injured in a fire Tuesday at a nursing home in Bayamon, a city outside San Juan, Puerto Rican police ... Read more...

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Two houseboats go up in flames


August 30th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) One person was killed when two houseboats went up in flames in Kerala's tourist location of Alappuzha. Investigations are on to establish the cause of the ... Read more...

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Fire at UAE building


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 21 (IANS/WAM) A building in an industrial area in Al Ain city in the UAE caught fire Tuesday, but the blaze was put out in a short ... Read more...

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Chinese man gets death for arson that killed 11


August 20th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) A 46-year-old Chinese man was Monday sentenced to death for an arson attack at his girlfriend's family's home that killed 11 people earlier this year.A people's ... Read more...

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Four killed in Phuket pub fire (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 17 (IANS) Four people were killed and a dozen injured in a massive fire at a disco pub on Thailand's southern resort island Phuket early Friday.The blaze broke ... Read more...

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Four die in Thailand pub fire


August 17th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 17 (IANS) Four people were killed in a massive fire at a disco pub on Thailand's southern resort island Phuket early Friday, media reports said. The blaze broke ... Read more...

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Two killed in factory fire in Andhra Pradesh


August 15th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) At least two workers were killed and six others injured in a fire at a chemical factory in Mahbubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.The fire ... Read more...

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Massive fire in London ahead of Olympic closing ceremony


August 13th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A blaze described as the biggest to have happened in London in several years broke out Sunday, and more than 200 firefighters had to battle it ... Read more...

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14 rescued from Mumbai building fire (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Fourteen people were rescued from a building here after a fire engulfed the ninth floor of a commercial complex Thursday, officials said.The trapped ppeople were working ... 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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People saved from burning ship off Turkey


August 4th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, Aug 4 (IANS) Passengers and crew of a luxury cruise ship were evacuated after a huge fire engulfed the vessel off Turkey Friday.The ship carrying 100 people caught fire ... Read more...

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Kerala villagers unite to thwart high court order


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) Villapinsalla was once a sleepy village on the outskirts of the city until the Thiruvananthapuram Corporation set up a waste treatment plant there a decade ago. ... Read more...

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Alive by God’s grace, says train fire survivor


July 30th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) A shaken survivor of the fire in a sleeper coach of the New Delhi-Chennai Tamil Nadu Express Monday attributed his survival to the "grace of God"."It ... Read more...

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35 burnt alive in Tamil Nadu Express blaze (Fifth Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Chennai, July 30 (IANS) In one of India's worst train tragedies, at least 35 passengers were killed, most of them in their sleep, and 25 injured when a coach of ... Read more...

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Rs.5 lakh compensation for victims of Tamil Nadu train fire


July 30th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The government Monday announced a compensation of Rs.5 lakh each for the families of the dead in the Tamil Nadu Express blaze, in which some ... Read more...

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Olympic sailing media venue evacuated after fire


July 28th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A seafront complex where the British Olympic sailing team was due to hold a news conference was evacuated Friday due to a fire.The evacuation at ... Read more...

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Attack of the moths at Olympics Village


July 25th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) It was a terror attack of a different kind. Swarms of moths of the Tineola bisselliella and Tineola pellionella species arrived at the Olympics Village, attracted ... Read more...

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Elderly woman killed in Delhi fire


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A woman was killed here Sunday on the second floor of a building when a fire broke out in a shop on the ground floor, ... Read more...

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One killed in fire at Maruti car plant


July 19th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 18 (IANS) One person was killed and over two dozen people were injured in a fire in automobile major Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana Wednesday as thousands ... Read more...

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Minor fire at Indian embassy in Myanmar (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon/New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A minor fire broke out Sunday evening at the five-storey building of the Indian embassy in Myanmar's former capital city of Yangon, but it was ... Read more...

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Fire at Indian embassy in Myanmar


July 16th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 16 (IANS) A fire broke out Sunday evening at the five-storey office building of the Indian embassy in Myanmar's former capital city of Yangon, but it was put ... Read more...

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