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Punjab man gets death for burning two sons to death


September 18th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Sep 18 (IANS) A man from Punjab's Hoshiarpur district, who burnt his two sons - aged four and six years - alive in his house in a fit ... Read more...

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Compensation for Kerala lorry blast victims


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 3 (IANS) Kerala will give jobs, pensions and compensations to the next of kin of those killed and the injured victims of last week's LPG tanker blast in ... Read more...

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LPG tanker explosion kills two (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 28 (IANS) Two people were killed when a tanker carrying Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) exploded after hitting a road divider and turning turtle here late Monday night.A ... Read more...

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Cops pilot scalded Chinese boy to hospital


August 28th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 28 (IANS) A police car escorted a taxi carrying a two-year-old who was scalded by boiling water, slicing through rush-hour traffic and covering a 40 km distance to ... Read more...

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Briton sets afire French man dressed as Mummy


August 27th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A French tourist who had wrapped himself in toilet paper to appear like an Egyptian mummy for a fancy-dress party in Sydney was allegedly set afire ... Read more...

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47 killed in two China expressway collisions


August 26th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Yan'an/Chengdu (China), Aug 26 (IANS) Forty-seven people were killed and four were injured in two separate expressway collisions in China on Sunday.The first accident occurred around 2.18 a.m. in ... Read more...

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Six injured in fire at HAL plant in Odisha


August 18th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 18 (IANS) At least six people were injured, some of them critically in a fire Saturday at the plant of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) in Odisha's ... Read more...

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Woman attacked with acid after refusing to have sex


August 13th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 13 (IANS) A woman suffered acid attack after she spurned two young men's advances in Jharkhand's Jamtara district, say local media reports.The 24-year-old married woman (name withheld) suffered ... Read more...

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Advani makes it to round of 16


August 11th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gloucester, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani stormed into the pre-quarterfinals of the UK - PTC 2 snooker tournament with back-to-back victories here.Advani, the 2003 IBSF World champion, overcame China's ... Read more...

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Britain may crack down on e-cigarettes


August 5th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Electronic cigarettes - that contain nicotine-infused water which is inhaled as a vapour - face a crackdown in Britain after the health minister said some were ... Read more...

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Man bombs sister-in-law’s home, burns son’s house, kills self


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 3 (IANS) A Russian fought with his wife out of jealousy and she left him to live with their elder son. The man, demanding his wife's return, hurled ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Police constable electrocuted


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 2 (IANS) A 34-year old Rajasthan Police constable was electrocuted while his colleague sustained serious burns when they came in contact with overhead electricity wires while chasing ... Read more...

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Three bus passengers burnt alive in Rajasthan


July 17th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 16 (IANS) Three men were burnt alive while at least three others sustained burns when the bus in which they were travelling caught fire in Rajasthan's Alwar district ... Read more...

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Boy electrocuted in Rajasthan


July 15th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 15 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy was electrocuted Sunday and three others sustained burns when they came in touch with a high-voltage wire passing over their private hostel in ... Read more...

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Harassed Maharashtra girl sets herself afire


July 14th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Osmanabad (Maharashtra), July 14 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident, similar to the Guwahati molestation case, a teenager in Maharashtra Saturday died of her burns after she set herself afire, ... Read more...

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Hot water truck explodes in China, one dead


July 10th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 10 (IANS) One worker was killed and another was injured Tuesday when a hot water supply truck exploded here in the Chinese business hub.The accident took place around ... Read more...

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New approach to minimise skin scarring


July 9th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 9 (IANS) Ugly scars whether from surgery or battle wounds can affect both body and mind. New research offers a strategy to smooth out scarring."Scars can be ... Read more...

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Autistic teenager dies as tanning spray sets off fire


June 29th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) An autistic teenager in Britain died of significant burns after catching fire by self-tanning spray during his birthday party, according to police.Police are probing if the ... Read more...

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A proposal, a shock and a ballooning story


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) He proposed to her during a ride in a hot air balloon, and she accepted. But the couple soon nearly lost their lives when the balloon ... Read more...

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Four killed in Mumbai bakery cylinder blasts (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Four people, including two women, were Wednesday killed and 28 others injured in a fire and multiple blasts of cooking gas cylinders in a bakery in ... Read more...

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Hot water thrown on boy in Uttar Pradesh


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 22 (IANS) A minor boy Tuesday received burns after hot water was thrown on him when he was entering a shopping plaza to buy toffees in Uttar Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Teenager kills, burns parents in Haryana


May 14th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), May 13 (IANS) A teenaged boy in Haryana's Sonipat district Sunday killed his parents while they were asleep at home and burnt their bodies, police said.After murdering his ... Read more...

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Self-proclaimed ‘God’ sets himself ablaze in Russia


April 23rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 23 (IANS) A man in Russia, proclaiming to be "God", set himself ablaze and landed in hospital in a critical condition with 70 percent burns, RIA Novosti reported.A ... Read more...

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Charred body found at Delhi nursery


April 18th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A body, charred beyond recognition, was found Wednesday at a sealed nursery near Khan Market in central New Delhi, police said adding that the body ... Read more...

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Battered by father, Bangalore baby dies (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 11 (IANS) Afreen, the three-month-old Bangalore girl who was battered by her own father as he wanted a son, died Wednesday after battling for life for several days, ... Read more...

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Scalded woman fighting for life


April 5th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) A young Chinese woman is fighting for her life after falling into scalding water when a section of pavement collapsed on a Beijing street.Yang Erjing, 27, ... Read more...

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Chairman Adam Parr to leave Williams F1 team


March 26th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Grove (United Kingdom), March 26 (IANS) The Williams Formula One team Monday announced that its Chairman Adam Parr will leave the outfit by the end of the week.Parr joined Williams ... Read more...

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South Korean national dies in explosion on ship (Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) A South Korean national Saturday succumbed to burns in an explosion on board a ship off the Mumbai coast while six others were injured, officials said."One ... Read more...

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Car catches fire as Panetta lands in Afghanistan


March 15th, 2012 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) An Afghan driven car was up in flames following an explosion onto the ramp area of a British airfield in Afghanistan, just when US Defence Secretary ... Read more...

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Seven injured in cylinder blast


March 4th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Seven people, including five children, suffered burns in an explosion after a cooking gas cylinder leaked in west Delhi, police said Sunday.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Model Sara Barnes burns down 3,500-year-old tree


March 1st, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Florida woman has admitted burning down one of the oldest trees in the world. Officers were shocked when they found the 3,500-year-old tree burnt to ... Read more...

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Brazilian aircraft carrier catches fire; 1 dead


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 23 (IANS/EFE) One sailor died and two suffered burns in a fire Wednesday aboard the aircraft carrier Sao Paulo, the only warship of its type ... Read more...

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Argentine woman set ablaze by boyfriend dies


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Feb 22 (IANS/EFE) A 17-year-old Argentine woman set on fire by her boyfriend died after six agonizing days in a hospital with burns over 75 percent of her ... Read more...

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150 cats die in Beijing blaze


February 18th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) An early morning fire at the house of an elderly animal lover killed about 150 stray cats she had looked after over the years, a media ... Read more...

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Four NCP workers electrocuted during poll campaigning


February 12th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Feb 12 (IANS) In a freak accident, four Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) workers were electrocuted Sunday when the party flag one of them was holding came in touch ... Read more...

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