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World  /  Published 04.08.20

Beirut: 25 killed in huge explosion

Israel has offered humanitarian assistance to Lebanon after a massive explosion rocked its capital Beirut on Tuesday, Israeli defence minister Benny Gantz said.  ...
By Reuters in Beirut

Business  /  Published 20.07.20

Tatas mull closure of UK blast furnaces

Tata Steel is exploring plans to close its two blast furnaces at its Port Talbot steelworks in Wales and replace them with electric arc furnaces as part of plans to acquire millions of pounds via a UK...
By PTI in London

India  /  Published 02.07.20

6 dead and 17 injured in NLC plant blast

A boiler blast and subsequent fire on Wednesday at lignite miner and electricity generator NLC India’s plant here has killed six persons and injured 17, the company said, the second deadly accid...
By PTI & Reuters in Neyveli

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.10.19

Fire-fight before Diwali with hands tied in Jamshedpur

State fire-fighting officials have been told inspect cracker-sale points to ensure compliance of safety norms before Diwali, but the depleted manpower of the fire services puts a question mark on the ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 14.10.19

Bomb detonated in Hong Kong for first time

A homemade bomb was detonated in Hong Kong on Sunday amid violent protests, the police said on Monday, indicating an escalation in the street-level arms race between police officers and the protesters...
By Russell Goldman and Tiffany May/New York Times News Service in Hong Kong

Odisha  /  Published 02.11.18

Search on for cracker blast ‘victim’

Police are yet to retrieve the body of Gyanendra Mishra, 40, who was suspected to have been killed in an explosion while manufacturing crackers in his house near Banamalipur on Thursday.The mutilated ...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.19

Jamaat man wanted in Bodh Gaya blast held

Calcutta police’s special task force arrested a suspected Bengal-based Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh leader from Chennai on Tuesday.Asadullah Sheikh, alias Raja, 35, is wanted in the Bodh Gaya bla...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.19

19 Burdwan blast case suspects plead guilty

Nineteen of 31 Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB) Bangladesh operatives accused in the 2014 Khagragarh blast case pleaded guilty before a city court on Wednesday.Judge Siddhartha Kanjilal convicted them and d...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

World  /  Published 27.08.19

Remembering Mountbatten 40 years after murder

India was the first country in the world to lower its flags on August 27, 1979, when the news came through from a small village in Ireland that Lord Mountbatten had been assassinated by the IRA (Irish...
By Amit Roy in London

Opinion  /  Published 23.08.19

Shameful attempt to derail US-Taliban talks

Sir — The news of the massive explosion in Kabul on Saturday, in which at least 63 people were killed and more than 182 injured, was shocking (“Kabul wedding hall blast kills 63”, Aug 19). ...
By The Telegraph in


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