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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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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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Russia reveals huge diamond source under asteroid crater


September 18th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Russia can supply diamonds across world markets for the next 3,000 years. The government has revealed a vast diamond source under a 100-km-wide crater that was ... Read more...

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Blast near government office in Imphal


September 14th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 13 (IANS) Manipur's outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) Thursday exploded a powerful bomb near the office of India's spy agency here, police said. No one was injured in ... Read more...

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Crackers caused Tamil Nadu Express fire: Probe report (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Accidental igniting of crackers on board the Tamil Nadu Express caused the fire that claimed 32 lives and injured 28 people in July this year, ... Read more...

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2008 Delhi blasts: memories linger, lessons yet to be learnt


September 13th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Four years after a series of blasts targeted the national capital's busiest markets, the city has moved on with careless parking, erratic security drills and ... Read more...

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Five killed in Punjab factory blast


September 12th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) At least five workers of a private factory were killed in Punjab's Khanna town Wednesday following an explosion in the solvent plant of the unit, police ... Read more...

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Two killed in fire-cracker stockpile blast


September 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) Two women were killed here Wednesday when a fire-cracker stockpile in their house exploded. Over a dozen people in the house suffered serious burn injuries, Senior ... Read more...

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31 killed in Syrian bombings (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 10th, 2012 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed Sunday in two separate bombings that marked an intensification of violence in the unrest-torn Syria, Xinhua reported.The day started with ... Read more...

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Six die in Kabul blast


September 8th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 8 (IANS) Six people were killed Saturday in a massive blast in the Afghan capital Kabul, an eyewitness said."I saw some six bodies on the ground, mostly civilians, ... Read more...

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Sivakasi blast: NHRC notice to Tamil Nadu


September 7th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued notice the Tamil Nadu government and sought a report on the explosion in the Sivakasi fireworks factory that ... 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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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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Three die in blast near UN office in Peshawar (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Three people were killed and five injured Monday when a huge car bomb exploded close to a UN office and the residential quarters of the US ... Read more...

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Lenin monument vandalised in Russia


September 1st, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A monument of Vladimir Lenin, the leader of the 1917 Bolshevik Revolution, has been vandalised in St. Petersburg city, according to a museum spokesperson.Red ... Read more...

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SC directs fresh trial of Delhi 1997 blast accused


August 31st, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed a fresh trial of a terror accused whose conviction and sentencing had been set aside by a court bench on ... 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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1 killed, many injured as LPG tanker explodes


August 28th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 28 (IANS) A woman was killed when an LPG tanker lorry burst into flames after an accident and set her house nearby on fire, police here said ... Read more...

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Five Somali kids killed in school bombing


August 28th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 28 (IANS/AKI) At least five children died and a dozen others were injured when a bomb exploded at a school in Somalia, an official said.The attack took place ... Read more...

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14 soldiers killed in Yemen car bombing


August 18th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, Aug 18 (IANS) At least 14 soldiers were killed Saturday in car bombing attack on a military intelligence compound in Yemen's southern port city of Aden, Xinhua reported.More than ... Read more...

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Child injured in high-tension cable explosion near Pune


August 17th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 17 (IANS) A five-year-old child sustained minor injuries when a high-tension wire exploded in Pimpri-Chinchwad city near Pune Friday, police said.According to police control, the explosion followed a ... Read more...

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Blast rips through Stockholm cinema


August 15th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A suspected bomb blast has rocked a cinema in the Swedish capital of Stockholm, a media report said Wednesday.According to news website Local.se, the explosion ... Read more...

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Four crude bombs found in Lucknow court premises


August 9th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Four crude bombs were recovered in the civil court complex here Thursday, police said.The bombs, called 'sutli bombs', were recovered from a flask that was lying ... Read more...

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Seven injured in Kashmir grenade attack


August 8th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 8 (IANS) Seven people, including four policemen, were injured Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district when separatist guerrillas attacked a police station with a grenade, police said.Police ... Read more...

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13 dead in China workshop blast


August 6th, 2012 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 6 (IANS) At least 13 people died while 14 injured following an explosion occurred at a workshop in China's Zhejiang province, Xinhua reported.According to rescuers, the accident occurred ... Read more...

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Six killed in Pakistan fireworks blast (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 10 injured Saturday when a building collapsed following an explosion at a fireworks workshop in Pakistan's Multan city, media ... Read more...

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Two killed, 15 injured in Pakistan building blast


August 4th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 15 injured when three buildings collapsed following an explosion in a fireworks workshop in Pakistan's Multan city Saturday, media ... Read more...

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Roadside bomb kills five Iraqi soldiers


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 3 (IANS) At least five soldiers were killed and as many military personnel injured after a roadside bomb exploded Friday in an Iraqi town, police said.The explosion occurred ... Read more...

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Policeman killed in Russia bombing


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A police officer was killed Thursday in a bomb blast in Russia's volatile southwest Dagestan region, the interior ministry said.The explosion took place in Buynaksk ... Read more...

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Railways start probe into train fire


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 2 (IANS) The railways Thursday began a probe into Monday's fire aboard Chennai-bound Tamil Nadu Express that killed 28 passengers in Andhra Pradesh.Dinesh Kumar Singh, the commissioner of ... Read more...

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Patil reviews Maharashtra security


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) An alert was sounded in Maharashtra and Home Minister R.R. Patil at a meeting here Wednesday reviewed the security in the state in the wake of ... Read more...

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One hurt in low-intensity blasts in Pune (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 1 (IANS) One person was injured as four apparently-coordinated low-intensity explosions rocked a single street in Pune Wednesday evening, police said.One of the blasts took place at the ... Read more...

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Two wounded in Jammu scrap shop blast


July 31st, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 31 (IANS) Two people were seriously injured in a blast at a scrap shop in Jammu city Tuesday, police said.Police said it appeared that the blast occurred while ... Read more...

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Four die in Pakistan blast


July 26th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 26 (IANS) Four people were killed and 11 injured Thursday in a huge explosion that rocked a market in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The massive bombing took ... Read more...

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Six kids hurt in Pakistan blast


July 25th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) Six children were seriously injured in a blast when they were playing with what looked like a grenade in a town in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, ... Read more...

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