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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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Firecracker startles Big B on KBC set (Movie Snippets)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan, known to be very hospitable on the sets of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", was startled when a firecracker was lit on the sets of ... Read more...

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Major fire in Lucknow factory


May 29th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a 'gutka' factory here Monday, destroying all the stock and raw material stored there, police said. Though the workers were ... Read more...

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Punjab cracker unit blast leaves four dead (Lead, changing dateline)


April 13th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), April 13 (IANS) A powerful blast in an illegal fire-cracker making unit in a residential area of this Punjab town Friday left four people dead and three others ... Read more...

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Three killed in fire cracker unit blast in Punjab


April 13th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 13 (IANS) At least three people were killed and four others injured in a powerful blast in an illegal fire-cracker unit in Punjab's Moga town Friday, police said.When ... Read more...

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4 killed, 40 trapped as fire sweeps cracker factory


February 20th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Solapur (Maharashtra), Feb 20 (IANS) At least four women were burnt alive while another 40 were trapped as a fire broke out in a fire cracker factory in a village ... Read more...

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PE Teacher Shot By Boy On Account Of Rugby


November 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mr. Jones, the 39 year old Rugby teacher was visited by a teenage boy who had a Beretta air pistol concealed in his clothing. ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock should castrate cheating hubby, advises Kim Zolciak


March 27th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): 'Real Housewives of Atlanta' star Kim Zolciak has a piece of advice for Sandra Bullock over her husband Jesse James' cheating scandal-castrate him.While Sandra has not ... Read more...

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Youth held for bursting fire cracker near Taj


February 5th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 5 (IANS) A young man has been arrested for bursting a fire cracker close to the world heritage monument of the Taj Mahal here, police said. Dharmendra, in his early 20s, ... Read more...

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Man burnt to death in fire mishap in Orissa


October 18th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 18 (IANS) A 45-year-old man was burnt to death, nearly 100 others suffered burn injuries and about 50 houses were reduced to ashes in separate fire incidents during Diwali celebrations ... Read more...

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Doctors, Delhi police offer safety tips for a safe Diwali


October 16th, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) It's the festival of lights and with all the diyas lighting up your home and crackers boosting your excitement level, don't ignore the simple steps of caution ... Read more...

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This Diwali, a 24-hour helpline for burn injuries


October 7th, 2009 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Quite often the joyous mood of Diwali is marred by accidental burns while lighting fire crackers. To reach out and help during such mishaps, a helpline number ... Read more...

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Two killed, nine injured in blast near Madurai (Second Lead)


October 6th, 2009 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 6 (IANS) Two people were killed and nine others injured when an explosion rocked the Cholavanthan railway station near Madurai in Tamil Nadu Tuesday evening, police said. "Paramasivam, a beetlenut ... Read more...

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Watch out for cricketer Rani in ‘Dil Bole Hadippa!’ (IANS Preview)


September 14th, 2009 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) After starring in back-to-back duds like "Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic" and "Saawariya" and doing a few cameos in the last two years, Bengali beauty Rani Mukerji ... Read more...

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CPI-M covering up Kannur ‘bomb’ explosion: Vayalar Ravi


April 29th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 29 (IANS) Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi Wednesday said the ruling Left Front was covering up the Kannur "bomb blast involving the son of a Communist Party of ... Read more...

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21 killed in blaze in fire cracker factory


April 11th, 2009 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Jalgaon (Maharashtra), April 10 (IANS) Twenty-one people, including 10 women and six minors, were killed and another 35 injured Friday in a major blaze in a fire cracker factory in Jalgaon in ... Read more...

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One dies in fire cracker unit explosion in Punjab


March 9th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar (Punjab), March 9 (IANS) One person was burnt to death and three others were injured when an explosion took place at a fire cracker manufacturing unit here Monday, police said. "The explosion ... Read more...

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Explosion in Uttar Pradesh district court


November 20th, 2008 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 19 (IANS) In yet another crude bomb blast in an Uttar Pradesh court, an explosion occured in Sultanpur district Wednesday evening, police said, adding nobody was hurt.The explosion took place ... Read more...

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Third consecutive blast rocks Lucknow (Lead)


November 16th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 16 (IANS) Lucknow woke up Sunday to yet another blast on the third consecutive day, causing panic and scare among the residents.Even though this one too was attributed to fire ... Read more...

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Huge cache of explosives recovered in Allahabad


October 20th, 2008 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) Over 150 kg of explosives was recovered in a raid on an unlicensed fire cracker unit on the outskirts of Allahabad, police said Sunday. The raid was conducted ... Read more...

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