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LIC office in Lucknow gutted


September 14th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 13 (IANS) The district office of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) in the busy Hazratganj area here was gutted in a major fire late Thursday, police said. ... Read more...

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239 die as blaze engulfs two factories in Pakistan (Fourth Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 239 people met a macabre death when fire raced through two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore. The bigger of the ... Read more...

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100 die in Pakistan as two factories go up in flames (Second Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 100 people were killed in Pakistan when fire engulfed two factories, one in Karachi and the other in Lahore, a media report said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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45 killed in factory fires in Pakistan (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 45 people were killed and many others injured in two separate fire incidents in Pakistani cities of Karachi and Lahore Tuesday, media reports said.In ... Read more...

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13 killed in Karachi factory fire


September 12th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) At least 13 people, including two women and a child, were killed and 30 injured in Pakistan's port city of Karachi Tuesday when a fire broke ... Read more...

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Fire at Mumbai commercial complex


September 7th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) A major fire broke out on the 12th floor of a commercial building in the business hub of northwest Mumbai Friday, officials said. No casualties have ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu hospital limping back to normalcy after blaze


September 6th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) The Apollo Speciality Hospitals in Tamil Nadu's Madurai city, around 450 km from here, is limping back to normalcy after fire erupted at facility late Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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36 die as firecracker factory catches fire (Fifth Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 36 people were killed and more than 75 injured when a powerful explosion Wednesday tore through one of the biggest fireworks factories in ... Read more...

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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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30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory (Third Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and more than 50 injured Wednesday when an explosion tore through a fireworks factory in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, triggering ... Read more...

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30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and more than 50 injured Wednesday as flames engulfed a fireworks factory after an explosion in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, ... Read more...

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30 dead as flames engulf firecracker factory (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and more than 45 injured Wednesday when an explosion tore through a fireworks factory in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu, triggering ... Read more...

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One dead, many injured in Delhi violence (Roundup)


September 3rd, 2012 - 3:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) One person was killed and many people were injured here Sunday as police fired at a mob which went on a rampage after two men ... Read more...

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Mob sets police booth, many vehicles afire in Delhi (Second Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) Angered over two people on a two-wheeler getting injured after police forcibly stopped them, a mob set a police booth, a DTC bus and many ... Read more...

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Two killed in factory fire in Andhra Pradesh


August 15th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 15 (IANS) At least two workers were killed and six others injured in a fire at a chemical factory in Mahbubnagar district of Andhra Pradesh, police said.The fire ... Read more...

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Five trapped in Mumbai fire


August 9th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) A fire broke out in a commercial complex in Mumbai Thursday and five people remained trapped in the building as fire fighters strove to douse the ... Read more...

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Gas leak in Mathura, hundreds evacuated


August 8th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) Five people were taken ill and hundreds evacuated Wednesday morning following leakage of ammonia gas from an ice manufacturing factory in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district, police ... Read more...

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Elderly woman killed in Delhi fire


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A woman was killed here Sunday on the second floor of a building when a fire broke out in a shop on the ground floor, ... Read more...

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One killed in fire at Maruti car plant


July 19th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 18 (IANS) One person was killed and over two dozen people were injured in a fire in automobile major Maruti's plant at Manesar in Haryana Wednesday as thousands ... Read more...

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Fire in Kolkata’s Burrabazar market


July 8th, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) A fire broke out in Kolkat's Burrabazar, one of the largest wholesale markets in India, Saturday night, police said. There were no reports of any casualty ... Read more...

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Fire in liquor shop near Sahara Mall in Gurgaon


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 2 (IANS) A fire broke out Monday in a liquor shop near Sahara Mall here on the busy Mehrauli-Gurgaon (MG) road. No one was injured in the blaze, ... Read more...

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Tyre warehouse in Haryana gutted in fire


June 30th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 30 (IANS) A tyre warehouse in Haryana was gutted in a major fire Saturday. No one was injured in the incident, an official said.The warehouse, built on 2.5 ... Read more...

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18 injured in Andhra agrochemical plant fire (Lead)


June 30th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Eighteen workers of an agrochemical company were injured in a fire following an explosion at the plant in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district Saturday morning, police said.Fire ... Read more...

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Ten injured in Andhra agrochemical plant fire


June 30th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Ten workers of an agrochemical company were injured in a fire following an explosion at the plant in Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam district Saturday morning, police said. ... Read more...

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Devotees converge on Puri for Jagannath festival


June 29th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 29 (IANS) Lakhs of devotees converged on Odisha's temple town of Puri Friday to witness the homecoming festival of Lord Jagannath and two other deities in the Bahuda ... Read more...

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40 hurt as bus falls off Chennai flyover


June 27th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Around 50 bus passengers had a miraculous escape after the vehicle plunged down a flyover in the Tamil Nadu capital city Wednesday afternoon, police said. Around ... Read more...

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After North Block, minor fire in Shastri Bhawan


June 27th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Barely two days after a fire erupted in a home ministry office in North Block, a minor fire broke out in Shastri Bhawan Wednesday."It was ... Read more...

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Fire in Mumbai market, no casualties


June 27th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a building in the famed Crawford Market in Mumbai. There are no reports of any casualty, officials said.Eight fire tenders ... Read more...

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Kashmir shrine gutted, probe ordered (Roundup)


June 25th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The revered Peer Dastgeer Sahib shrine in Srinagar was gutted Monday, sparking protest by angry youths. An official said the holy relic of the 11th century ... 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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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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Fire in home ministry, no injuries (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A fire broke out Sunday afternoon in the home ministry's office at North Block here but was soon brought under control, officials said.The fire erupted ... 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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100 shanties gutted in Delhi fire (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Around 100 shanties were gutted in fire in a slum cluster in the capital Friday morning. While people in the affected area are being evacuated, ... Read more...

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Fire at slum cluster in Delhi


June 22nd, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Around 100 shanties were gutted in a fire in a slum cluster in the capital Friday morning. No casualty has been reported so far, an ... Read more...

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