massive fireworks

Blast at illegal fireworks workshop in northern China kills 5


September 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by BNO News
JIANZHUANGZI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- An explosion ripped through an illegal fireworks workshop in northern China on late Monday morning, killing five members of a family who were working there, state-run media ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mexican carnival goers burn clown’s effigy over jokes


February 20th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Mazatlan (Mexico), Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) An effigy of a clown was burned at a carnival over the offensive jokes told by the performer about the June 2009 day-care center fire ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brazil lights up a floating Christmas tree


November 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brazil officially launched the festive season of Christmas by switching on a massive floating Christmas tree. The Christmas tree was lighted during a ceremony ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bhojpal, not Bhopal? Chouhan sparks debate


March 1st, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, March 1 (IANS) Bhopal would be renamed Bhojpal, if Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had his way. He expressed the wish at a function to mark ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New Year celebrations begin in Australia, New Zealand


December 31st, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland/ Sydney, Dec. 31 (ANI): The countdown for New Year celebrations has begun in Australia and New Zealand.New Zealand has become the first country in the world to welcome the New Year ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fireworks blast kills at least 12 in central China


December 20th, 2010 - 4:54 am ICT by BNO News
CHANGSHA, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll from a powerful fireworks explosion in central China on Friday has risen to twelve, state-run media reported on Sunday.The blast happened on Friday at ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Fireworks blast kills eight in eastern China


December 12th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by BNO News
JINAN, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- A fireworks explosion in eastern China killed eight people and injured several others on Sunday, state media reported.The blast happened at around 4.50 a.m. local time in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Helix Nebula’s ejected material looks like comet-shaped knots


July 21st, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A University of Missouri professor has identified new features in the material that is being ejected from the dying star Helix Nebula, as previously unseen comet-shaped knots.The Helix ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Cosmic fireworks display’ seen inside Helix Nebula


July 3rd, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): A new image, taken with an infrared camera on the Subaru Telescope in Hawaii, has revealed a cosmic fireworks display, in the form of tens of thousands of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gas pipeline explodes in Moscow


May 10th, 2009 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 10 (RIA Novosti) A natural gas pipeline exploded in southwest Moscow early Sunday, sending flames up to 300 meters in the air, the emergencies ministry said. At least five people ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China welcomes Year of Ox


January 25th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 25 (DPA) China ushered in the traditional lunar Year of the Ox with a massive fireworks display Sunday night in its capital Beijing.China's transportation authorities reported an increase of more ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trinidad celebrates Diwali with art, fanfare


October 22nd, 2008 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Oct 22 (IANS) Colourful art exhibitions, fireworks and religious fervour mark the festival of Diwali in Trinidad and Tobago, where it has been celebrated for nine days and has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Rain and smog threaten to ruin tonights Olympic Games opening ceremony


August 8th, 2008 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, August 8 (ANI): A thick smog haze and rain are threatening to ruin tonights Olympic Games opening ceremony in Beijing, China.According to a report by Fox Sports, the haze has ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Subscribe