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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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12 held for fireworks factory blaze, probe ordered (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) Twelve people have been arrested for the massive blaze at a fireworks factory in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi town that killed 38 people, police said Thursday. A ... Read more...

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Day 12 - parliament disrupted again


September 6th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were disrupted for the 12th successive day Thursday following opposition protests over coal block allocations among other issues.The Rajya Sabha ... 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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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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PM condoles Sivakasi fire victims


September 5th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday expressed deep shock over the Sivakasi firecracker tragedy in Tamil Nadu and condoled the deaths in the accident."The ... 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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Man pushes lit firework up boy’s hips, jailed


August 29th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A man in Britain has been jailed for pushing a lit firecracker up a 15-year-old prankster's backside.Stephen Gregory, of Derbyshire, was so angry at the boy ... Read more...

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Pakistani child killed in firecracker blast


June 16th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 16 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy was killed in a Pakistani town by a firecracker explosion during a wedding ceremony, Daily Times reported.The accident occurred in Punjab province's Amjad ... Read more...

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16 kids hurt by fireworks in El Salvador


December 26th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Dec 26 (IANS/EFE) At least 16 children were injured by fireworks on Christmas eve in El Salvador, an official said.Nine of the children were hurt in San Salvador, ... Read more...

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Less polluting Diwali this year


October 27th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Pollution levels this Diwali were lower than last year, thanks to people's participation in the anti-firecracker campaign, Delhi Environment Secretary Keshav Chandra said Thursday."In general, ... Read more...

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Mario Balotelli’s house catches fire after fireworks zoom off in wrong direction


October 24th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, Oct 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli lifted his jersey to reveal an inner T-shirt that had a question which only he could answer. After scoring against Manchester United ... Read more...

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Firecrackers go green this Diwali


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Diwali promises to be truly a festival of lights this year with an increasing number of environmentally-conscious people in the metros, especially in the national ... Read more...

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Delhi’s firecracker shops get crackling


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Tucked away in the bylanes of the walled city, seasonal firecracker shops have suddenly sprung to life, with the number of Diwali shoppers swelling substantially ... Read more...

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High fuel prices scorch firecracker business, says survey


October 20th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Spiralling fuel prices have considerably affected the firecracker business this Diwali, a survey released Thursday said.The study was conducted by Associated Chambers of Commerce and ... Read more...

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X Factor: Tora Charms Simon


September 30th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last auditions of the season for 'The X Factor' were aired last night on Fox. Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, LA Reid, and Nicole Scherzinger were all ... Read more...

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Firecracker blast causes panic in Bangalore


September 9th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 9 (IANS) A loud explosion from a dustbin containing firecrackers late Friday caused panic in the Mavalli area in the southern suburbs of Bangalore, forcing the police to ... Read more...

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Punjab fans haven’t stopped cheering


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) Cricket fervour has not ebbed in Punjab three days after India's euphoric win against Pakistan in Mohali.After shouting slogans and cheering for India in the semifinal ... Read more...

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Kashmir cautious ahead of India-Pakistan match


March 29th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 29 (IANS) A day ahead of the World Cup semifinal clash between India and Pakistan in Mohali, authorities here are worried about the impact of the match on ... Read more...

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Six die in China firecracker blast


December 18th, 2010 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 18 (IANS) At least six people were killed and four injured Friday night in a firecracker blast in China's Hunan province, officials said Saturday.The incident occurred in Ningxiang county at ... Read more...

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China’s artistry of lighting Games torch dazzles


November 12th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) In a brilliantly executed display, China's Olympic diving champion He Chong ignited a giant firecracker whose flame shot up and lit the cauldron during the opening ceremony of ... Read more...

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China wows world with breathtaking Asian Games opening (Intro Roundup)


November 12th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) Water from the sacred rivers of all the particpating 45 nations was poured into a basin-like structure created by laser rays during the breathtaking opening ceremony to unfurl ... Read more...

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Asian Games begin with another awesome Chinese masterpiece (Roundup)


November 12th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) After storming the sporting world by hosting a spectacular Olympics and topping the medals tally at Beijing two years ago, Guangzhou Friday came up with a breathtaking opening ... Read more...

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Welsh schoolboy, 13, shoots PE teacher in the face over hate of rugby


November 6th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 06 (ANI): A Welsh schoolboy of 13-years shot his PE teacher in the face all because he did not want to play rugby.The youth court in Brecon, south Wales, heard ... Read more...

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Man killed on Diwali night in row over crackers


November 6th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 6 (IANS) A man was killed in Orissa's Sambalpur district when he prevented some boys from bursting firecrackers on a city road Diwali night, police said Saturday.The man was killed ... Read more...

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80 shops gutted in Lucknow fire


November 6th, 2010 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 6 (IANS) As many as 80 makeshift shops were gutted in a massive fire that broke out in a market here early Saturday, officials said. No casualties were reported.The fire ... Read more...

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Mumbai lights up for Diwali, shoppers flood markets


November 4th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Mumbai wore a vibrant look Thursday, a day ahead of the festival of lights. People were seen thronging shopping centres, malls and small street bazaars for their ... Read more...

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Priyanka ‘Patakha’, SRK ‘Bomb’ of Bollywood: Poll


November 1st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1(IANS) Priyanka Chopra and Shah Rukh Khan have topped a Diwali poll and are named as Bollywood "Patakha" and "Bomb" repectively.The online edition of MSN India invited its ... Read more...

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They keep us safe on Diwali


October 27th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Fire engines will be stationed in crowded markets of Delhi and other vulnerable areas to tackle any fire accident on Diwali that records at least 200 fire ... Read more...

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Sivakasi cracker business roars to life before Diwali


October 26th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Arun KannanSivakasi (Tamil Nadu), Oct.26 (ANI): The production of firecrackers in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi town is on the rise with the approaching Diwali festival.About 80 percent of the town's population is ... Read more...

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Sean Penn’ gal pal arrested after catfight


October 26th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 26 (ANI): Renowned model Jessica White engaged in a catfight over a taxi outside a Chelsea club and was arrested for the same after she allegedly hit the ... Read more...

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Major fire in firecracker factory claims three lives in West Bengal


October 17th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kolaghat (West Bengal), Oct.17 (ANI): Three persons died and several villagers injured as a major fire broke out in an illegal fireworks factory in Kolaghat town of West Bengal on Sunday.The inferno ... Read more...

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