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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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237 lives lost in cracker unit accidents in Sivakasi


September 5th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) During the last 12 years, a total of 237 lives have been lost due to accidents in 88 fireworks units located in Sivakasi. The government has ... Read more...

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Who is SRK’s confidant? (Movie Snippets)


June 27th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan says in the absence of his parents, he confides his secrets and fears in his profession -- acting."Your innermost secrets you should ... Read more...

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Pakistani child killed in firecracker blast


June 16th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy was killed in a Pakistani town by a firecracker explosion during a wedding ceremony, Daily Times reported.The accident occurred in Punjab province's Amjad ... Read more...

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Despite loss, Dhoni best T-20 captain: Ganguly (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Calling M.S. Dhoni India's best T-20 skipper, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly Sunday said the time had not come yet to compare Gautam Gambhir with ... Read more...

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Gambhir can’t be compared to MSD as t20 captain: Ganguly


May 28th, 2012 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Calling M.S. Dhoni as India's best twenty20 skipper, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Sunday said the time has not come to compare Gautam Gambhir ... Read more...

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KKR deserving champions: Ganguly


May 28th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Describing Kolkata Knight Riders as "deserving winners" of the Indian Premier League, former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly praised Manvinder Bisla for his cracker of an ... Read more...

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Ganguly fans left with mixed feelings


May 5th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Most of them had come to see runs from Sourav Ganguly's blade. They had filled the Eden Gardens Saturday to see him lead Pune Warriors India ... Read more...

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Six more killed in cracker shop blast in Uttar Pradesh


April 24th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 24 (IANS) Barely 24 hours after five people were killed in two explosions of stockpiled crackers at two places in Uttar Pradesh, six more people were killed Tuesday ... Read more...

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5 killed in Uttar Pradesh cracker blasts


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) Five people, including three women and two children, were killed Monday in explosions of stockpiled crackers at two places in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Two women and ... Read more...

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Assam remains largely peaceful on ULFA raising day (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) Assam remained largely peaceful on the 33rd raising day Saturday of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), despite threats from the anti-talk faction of ... Read more...

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Blast in Assam refinery, ULFA claims responsibility (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) An explosion rocked a refinery in Assam Saturday evening. The banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) claimed responsibility for the blast in which no casualties ... Read more...

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Rajkumar Gupta teams with Emraan for comedy


December 12th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) After serious movies like "Aamir" and "No One Killed Jessica", filmmaker Rajkumar Gupta now moves on to lighter subject with "Ghanchakkar" and he has teamed ... Read more...

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Assam gas project cost rises to Rs.8,920 crore


November 16th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The government Wednesday revised upward the cost estimate of the Assam Gas Cracker project to Rs.8,920 crore from the earlier Rs.5,460.61 crore due to ... Read more...

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Firecrackers go green this Diwali


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Diwali promises to be truly a festival of lights this year with an increasing number of environmentally-conscious people in the metros, especially in the national ... Read more...

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Iran’s biggest refinery goes up in flames


September 8th, 2011 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Sep 7 (IANS) At least four workers were injured as fire broke out at Iran's biggest refinery Wednesday, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.Deputy chief of Iranian Parliament's Energy ... Read more...

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Argentine jerseys, flags high on demand


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Ecstatic soccer fans painted their face in Argentine colours, while flags and jerseys of the South American nation sold at a premium, as a cracker of ... Read more...

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Indians are playing far too many competitive matches: Akram


May 26th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram says the Indians are playing too much of cricket and Gautam Gambhir's fitness issue is a case in point. ... Read more...

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‘F.A.L.T.U’ director Remo d’Souza injured


April 4th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 4 (IANS) Choreographer-turned-director Remo d'Souza, whose film "F.A.L.T.U" opened to a surprisingly receptive audience this Friday, suffered a burn injury when a cracker burst in his right hand.He ... Read more...

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Yuvraj has now become a genuine all-rounder


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh came into the World Cup with questions over his fitness and form. The flamboyant left-hander has brilliantly responded to the challenge with an ... Read more...

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Bangalore set for cracker of contest


March 6th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 6 (IANS) A week after the high-octane India-England match ended in a dramatic tie, this tech-hub is set for another cracker of a contest Sunday afternoon, with an ... Read more...

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PCB to discuss Warne’s ‘tie’ prediction of India-England WC match in ICC meeting


March 4th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 4(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Ijaz Butt has said the PCB will discuss Australian spin legend Shane Warne's "strange" prediction that the India-England World Cup match would culminate in a ... Read more...

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Butt seeks inquiry into Warne’s ‘tie’ prediction of India-England WC match


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 2(ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt has called for a strict inquiry into Australian spin legend Shane Warne's prediction of tie about the India-England World Cup match.India and ... Read more...

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Strauss hails ‘astrologer’ Warne for rightly predicting India-England tie


March 1st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru, Mar 1 (ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has hailed spin legend Shane Warne as a genius after the former Australian spin king correctly predicted that Sunday's World Cup clash with India ... Read more...

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‘Astrologer’ Warne rightly predicted tie for India-England encounter


February 28th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 28 (ANI): Australian spin legend Shane Warne has acknowledged a new career in astrology after he correctly tipped a tie in Sunday's World Cup match between India and England.Warne ... Read more...

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Shane Warne a genius to have predicted tie: Strauss


February 28th, 2011 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Feb 28 (IANS) England captain Andrew Strauss, who won the man of the match award for his brilliant 158 in Sunday's World Cup match against India, said Australian legendary ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh promises priority for development of Assam, North East


February 19th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Feb 19 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday said the development of Assam and the North East has always been one of the priorities of the Congress-led ... Read more...

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2011 World Cup: Master blaster Tendulkar’s farewell Cup stage


February 14th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka/London, Feb.14 (ANI): The 10th World Cup begins on Saturday in Dhaka when Bangladesh takes on India. It should be a cracker, with a full house guaranteed as the underdogs nurture ... Read more...

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Strauss says Ashes tour was great despite 6-1 ODI loss


February 8th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 8 (ANI): England has had a great tour of Australia despite being crushed 6-1 in the one-day series feels skipper Andrew Strauss.Strauss flew home with his battered and bruised side ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Punjab blast, probe ordered (Lead)


January 8th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) Eight people were killed Saturday in Punjab's Gurdaspur district when a powerful explosion tore through a house where firecrackers were being manufactured illegally, police said. A probe has ... Read more...

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Three killed in Punjab blast


January 8th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) Three women were killed Saturday in Punjab's Gurdaspur district when a powerful explosion tore through a house where firecrackers were being made illegally, police said.The blast near Dhariwal ... Read more...

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Is Josh Hartnett Dating Katharina Damm?


November 27th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
There is a report circulating in the media that Josh Hartnett is going around with Katharina Damm. The Hollywood actor-producer reportedly met the model-turned-actress at a party which was hosted ... Read more...

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Gabba is Australia’s biggest Ashes advantage: Hayden


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), Nov.22 (ANI): Former Australian and Queensland opener Matthew Hayden has predicted that the Gabba ground in Brisbane is Australia's biggest Ashes advantage.When asked about the Australian side and its preparations, ... Read more...

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Ashes 2010: England could face cracker of a pitch at the WACA again


November 19th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), Nov. 19 (ANI): There are signs that the WACA may be on the verge of regaining the pace that made it the most ferocious Test surface in the world after ... Read more...

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1,200 kg of illegally stored fire crackers seized


October 28th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Over 1,200 kg of fire crackers stored illegally in a godown in Delhi were seized and a person has been arrested, police said."Raids were conducted on an ... Read more...

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