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Six policemen killed in Russia attack


September 6th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS) At least six police officers were killed and several injured when unidentified assailants fired at a convoy in southwestern Russia's Ingushetia region, RIA Novosti reported.The attack ... Read more...

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Three striking nurses threaten suicide in Kerala


August 15th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 15 (IANS) As the country celebrated Independence Day, three nurses on strike Wednesday threatened to commit suicide by jumping off their hospital's terrace.The three nurses readied to make ... Read more...

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30 pilgrims dead in Maharashtra bus accident (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 14 injured when a private bus carrying pilgrims fell off a river bridge near Osmanabad town early Saturday, police ... Read more...

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Thousands suffer power outages in US after storms


June 13th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 ( IANS) Thousands of people in the US state of Texas went without electricity late Tuesday, after thunderstorms rolled through the Houston area knocking down trees and cutting ... 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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World’s tallest log cabin destroyed in fire


May 7th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Once the world's tallest wooden skyscraper, the 13-storey Sutyagin House in Russia has been destroyed in a fire, officials said.The 144-foot-tall Sutyagin House was situated ... Read more...

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Fire at Delhi’s Vikas Bhawan, no injuries


April 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A major fire broke out at a second floor office in Vikas Bhawan Friday afternoon but no one was injured in the incident, said fire ... Read more...

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Four of a family charred in Delhi gas cylinder blast


April 8th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Four members of a family, including two children, were charred after a gas cylinder explosion in their house early Sunday, said police.The incident was reported ... Read more...

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Minor fire in LN Hospital, no casualties


March 15th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) A minor fire broke out in a surgical ward of Lok Nayak (LN) hospital in central Delhi Thursday afternoon. There were no casualties, fire officials ... Read more...

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Hospitals to have fire officials


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Hospitals in the capital with 500 beds or more have been told to have fire safety officials, Delhi Health Minister A.K. Walia said Thursday.The hospitals ... Read more...

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500 dwellings gutted in Delhi slum fire


January 31st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Nearly 500 dwellings were gutted Tuesday morning in a fire broke that out in a densely populated slum at Ghazipur in east Delhi. However, no ... Read more...

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Mamata asks police, fire, KMC to work together for public safety


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday asked police, fire department and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) to work together to ensure public safety in ... Read more...

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Two fires in Kolkata, no casualties (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 1 (IANS) The fire department was kept on its toes on the first day of 2012 as two blazes broke out in different parts of Kolkata Sunday. No ... Read more...

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20 months on, Stephen Court remains a black hole


December 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) At Stephen Court, little has changed since a blaze in March last year killed 43 people and gutted parts of the British era building on the ... Read more...

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Inadequate fire safety in Delhi hospitals: Experts


December 9th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) As a devastating fire in a Kolkata hospital claimed 81 lives, experts in Delhi pointed out how some hospitals are a ticking time bomb with ... Read more...

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One killed in Maharashtra plant fire


December 7th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Panvel (Maharashtra), Dec 7 (IANS) A worker was killed and at least three others injured as a massive fire broke out Wednesday in container freight station in this township ... Read more...

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Six children burnt to death in Bihar


November 24th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) Six children were among eight members of a family that was burnt to death when their house caught fire in Bihar's Motihari district, police said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Man killed while trying to board moving train


November 17th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A middle aged man died a horrific death after suffering multiple injuries when he tried to board a moving train here, police said Thursday. Fellow ... Read more...

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120 huts gutted in Pakistan fire


October 29th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) A fire broke out in a shanty town of Pakistan's port city of Karachi, burning down at least 120 huts and injuring three people, a media ... Read more...

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Blaze in Delhi eatery


October 26th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A restaurant in south Delhi caught fire Wednesday evening during Diwali festivities, fire officials said. No one was injured in the accident as the eatery ... Read more...

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30 people injured in Arunachal violence


October 11th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, Oct 11 (IANS) At least 30 people were injured and several vehicles set ablaze Tuesday in Arunachal Pradesh when members of a tribal group clashed with each other, prompting ... Read more...

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Police book Ram Lila organisers for girl’s death


October 7th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The Delhi Police has registered a case against the organisers of Dussehra celebrations at Ram Lila Maidan after a seven-year-old girl died when a log ... Read more...

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Delhi building collapse: Victim’s kin seek to rebuild lives


September 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) It was around 8 p.m. when 12-year-old Saima was engrossed with dinner preparations in the Khan household, in the old quarter of the city. Saima, ... Read more...

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Girl killed in wall collapse


September 9th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) A six-year-old girl was killed while on her way to school Friday when a wall collapsed due to continuous rains here, fire officials said.Chinki was ... Read more...

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4.2 intensity quake shakes Delhi out of its sleep


September 8th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter Scale shook the Indian capital for 5-6 seconds at around 11.30 p.m. Wednesday, the Met department said, scaling ... Read more...

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16 NATO oil tankers destroyed in Pakistan


August 7th, 2011 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Unidentified militants Saturday evening attacked a NATO oil tanker terminal and destroyed at least 16 tankers near the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, Xinhua reported.The oil ... Read more...

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Chennai hospital fire kills two women (Lead)


July 23rd, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Two women were killed when a fire broke out in a hospital here Saturday morning, an official said.Fire officials suspect that a short circuit caused the ... Read more...

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Fire in hospital, two dead


July 23rd, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Two women were killed and two men were critically injured after a fire broke out at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a hospital here Saturday ... Read more...

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Suspicious bag outside IT office triggers panic


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) An unattended bag found by a passer-by outside the Income Tax office off the upscale commercial district of Connaught Place in New Delhi area ... Read more...

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10 abducted, six vehicles torched in Pakistan


July 18th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 18 (IANS) Ten people were kidnapped and six vehicles were set afire by armed men who attacked a convoy of truck's in Pakistan's northwest.The attack took place Sunday ... Read more...

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22 injured as power line breaks, falls on houses (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) As many as 22 people, including six children, were injured when a high tension power line melted and fell on their houses in east Delhi, ... Read more...

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22 injured in Delhi fire


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Twentytwo people, among them six children, were injured when a high tension electrical wire melted and fell on houses in east Delhi, fire officials ... Read more...

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Rescue operations on at Delhi building collapse site


May 18th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Rescue operations continued Wednesday at the site of an under-construction building in west Delhi that collapsed the day before, killing three people, fire officials said."The ... Read more...

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Two killed in separate accidents


May 13th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Two people were killed in separate accidents in west Delhi, police said Thursday.Both the accidents took place in Punjabi Bagh Wednesday.In the first incident, a ... Read more...

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Shoe factory fire victims identified; owner, manager held (Second Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The bodies of 10 workers killed in a massive fire at a shoe factory in west Delhi's Peeragarhi industrial area have been identified, police said ... Read more...

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