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Fire at Mumbai commercial complex under control (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) A major fire that broke out on the 12th floor of a commercial building in northwest Mumbai Friday was brought under control after over three hours ... Read more...

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Engineering students vandalize vehicles in Gurgaon


September 6th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 6 (IANS) Anguished over the death of a 19-year-old girl student due to alleged negligence, students at an engineering college here staged a violent protest Thursday in the ... Read more...

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Mumbai Metro accident: One killed, seven injured


September 4th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) One person was killed and seven others were injured when a slab of a staircase of an under-construction Metro railway station collapsed here Tuesday, officials said.The ... 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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Four swimmers still missing in Maharashtra’s Ratnagiri


August 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Aug 19 (IANS) Nearly a day after seven people swimming off a beach in Ratnagiri district went missing, rescue teams are still looking for four whose bodies have ... Read more...

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One killed in Thane building collapse


August 19th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 19 (IANS) One person was killed and three others were injured when the top two floors of an old building collapsed Sunday in Bhiwandi town of Thane ... Read more...

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Karnataka celebrates Independence Day


August 15th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka celebrated the 66th Independence Day with flag-hoisting, national anthems and march past by police and others accompanied by bands.In Bangalore, Chief Minister Jagadish Shetter unfurled ... Read more...

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10 killed, 99 injured in Brazil accident


August 13th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 13 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and 99 injured in a highway accident in Brazil' s southeastern state of Parana, a fire brigade official ... Read more...

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ATM with Rs.30 lakh destroyed in fire


August 8th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 8 (IANS) A State Bank of India ATM loaded with Rs.30 lakh in cash was destroyed after it caught fire in a Uttar Pradesh town Tuesday night, ... Read more...

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Mudslide at iron mine in northwest China kills 7, buries 21


August 1st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
ARALTOBE, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A mudslide buried the site of an iron mine in northwestern China on early Tuesday morning, killing at least seven people and leaving 21 others missing, local ... Read more...

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After Rewari violence, Haryana stops land acquisition


July 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) The Haryana government Thursday announced that it had ordered a stop on further land acquisition following two recent incidents of violence in Rewari district which left ... Read more...

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Assam burns, 32 dead, thousands homeless (Night Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 24 (IANS) Sectarian strife raged in interior areas of Assam's three districts Tuesday even as security personnel shot dead four miscreants, taking the death toll in the ... Read more...

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Haryana’s Rewari area calm, highway traffic restored


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rewari (Haryana), July 23 (IANS) An uneasy calm settled over this Haryana district Monday, a day after violent clashes between farmers and police over land acquisition left about 50 injured, ... Read more...

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One killed in Mumbai monorail project site accident


July 20th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS)At least one person was killed and five others were injured when a slab of the under-construction monorail crashed in a slum area late Thursday, officials said.The ... Read more...

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UP orders digitization of government records


July 4th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) In the aftermath of the terrible fire that swept through the Mantralaya in Mumbai, the Uttar Pradesh government has ordered the digitization of all important official ... Read more...

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Kashmir shrine gutted, Holy relic safe (Second Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine here was gutted Monday but the holy relic of the 11th century Muslim saint is safe, an official said."The holy relic ... Read more...

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Shrine blaze triggers tension in Srinagar (Lead)


June 25th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Tension gripped this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Monday following a blaze that gutted the revered Peer Dastageer Sahib shrine, police said.Stone pelting mobs clashed with ... Read more...

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Historical Srinagar shrine gutted in blaze


June 25th, 2012 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Historical Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine in summer capital Srinagar was gutted in a blaze here Monday morning although the authorities said all the relics of the ... Read more...

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Bengal teenager who fell into well brought out dead


June 25th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) A teenage boy who fell into an open 30-feet-deep well in West Bengal's Howrah district Sunday noon was brought out dead early Monday following ten-and-a-half hour ... Read more...

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Teenager falls into Bengal well (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Nearly six hours after a teenaged boy Sunday fell into a 30-feet-deep well in West Bengal's Howrah district, around the same time when a four-year-old girl's ... Read more...

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Teenager falls into well in West Bengal


June 24th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Around the time the body of a four-year-old girl who had fallen into a borewell in Haryana was recovered after almost 90 hours, a teenaged boy ... Read more...

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Mantralaya to be functional in three months, says Bhujbal (Lead)


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra government's fire-ravaged administrative headquarters, Mantralaya, is expected to be fully functional within three months, Public Works Department Minister Chhagan Bhujbal said here Saturday.Bhujbal, who ... Read more...

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Delhi Secretariat too flouted fire safety norms: DFS


June 23rd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Two days after a huge fire gutted four floors of the Maharashtra Secretariat in Mumbai, officials here said that Delhi's 10-storey secretariat building too was ... Read more...

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Pawar lauds rescue operations during Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) NCP chief and union minister Sharad Pawar Friday praised the city disaster management, rescue teams and fire brigade for their efficient handling of Thursday's Mantralaya fire ... Read more...

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RTI activist alleges sabotage in Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) A prominent Right to Information activist, alleging negligence and non-implementation of norms, Friday urged the Mumbai police to investigate a sabotage angle to Thursday's Mantralaya fire ... Read more...

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Mantralaya fire toll rises to five (Second Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The toll in the major fire that swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or state secretariat here climbed to five with two more bodies recovered from the sixth ... Read more...

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Mantralaya fire: toll climbs to three (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The death toll in the major fire that swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or secretariat here rose to three, an official of the city disaster control said.While ... Read more...

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Two killed, 16 injured in Mantralaya fire (Intro Night Lead) (With images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Two people were killed and 16 others were injured when a major fire swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or secretariat here Thursday, with officials saying late Thursday ... Read more...

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16 injured in Mantralaya fire, blaze under control (Night Lead) (With images)


June 21st, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Sixteen people were injured as a major fire swept the Maharashtra Mantralaya or secretariat here Thursday, with officials saying that everyone had been rescued from the ... Read more...

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Chavan reviews situation after Mantralaya blaze


June 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) As a major fire gutted important offices in Mantralaya or the Mahrashtra government secretariat, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan held an emergency meeting Thursday to discuss the ... Read more...

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Pune mall catches fire, 15 rescued


June 21st, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 21 (IANS) At least 15 customers and staffers were rescued from a major fire that broke out in a shopping mall here Thursday evening, a fire official said."The ... Read more...

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Minister attempted to battle Mantralaya blaze


June 21st, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Maharashtra's Tribal Welfare Minister Babanrao Pachpute was among the first to try to fight the massive fire which engulfed the top three floors of the seven-storeyed ... Read more...

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Two fires break out in Kolkata, no casualties


June 16th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 16 (IANS) Two fires broke out in Kolkata in the early hours of Saturday, in which hundreds of shanties were gutted and a multi-storeyed building was partially damaged. ... Read more...

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Fire in Srinagar hotel, nobody hurt


June 11th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 11 (IANS) Fire broke out Monday in a hotel in Srinagar, which was completely booked by tourists. However, no one was injured, an official here said.A senior officer ... Read more...

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Tripura couple throw newborn girl in septic tank, held


June 9th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 9 (IANS) Police in Tripura Saturday arrested a couple who threw their newborn baby girl into a septic tank as they did not want a daughter because of ... Read more...

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