West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.21

Nimtita station blast probe yields no clue

No incisive leads indicating the origin or the grade of explosives used in the blast at the Nimtita railway station were uncovered till Friday even though the CID, bomb squad and forensic experts have...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

India  /  Published 12.02.21

11 dead in TN fireworks factory explosion

  At least 11 workers were killed and 36 injured when an explosion ripped through a fireworks factory near Sattur in this southern district in Tamil Nadu on Friday, Police said. The explosion o...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Virudhunagar

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.21

29-year jail for blast convict

A court here on Wednesday sentenced Jamat-ul-Mujhahideen Bangladesh leader and main accused in the 2014 Khagragarh explosion, Jaidul Islam Iliad Kauser, to 29 years of rigorous imprisonment. The verd...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 07.02.21

Jennifer Lawrence hurt while shooting

Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence was hit near the eye by flying glass while filming her new movie in Boston, celebrity website TMZ and the Boston Globe reported on Friday.  Glass from a controlled...
By Reuters in Los Angeles

World  /  Published 21.01.21

Three killed in Madrid church explosion

At least three people died and six were injured on Wednesday when a building in central Madrid belonging to the Catholic Church was blown apart by an explosion, local authorities said.  Initial ...
By Reuters in Madrid


Calcutta  /  Published 14.12.20

Duttabad residents hear two explosions

Two explosions were heard in Salt Lake’s Duttabad early on Sunday, residents said. The explosions were apparently heard around 2.30am in the neighbourhood, off EM Bypass, where one or two-room ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 13.12.20

Bomb thrown at Dhanbad trader’s house

Unidentified persons hurled a bomb at the house of a pre-owned car dealer of Naya Bazar locality under Bank More police station area of Dhanbad during the wee hours of Sunday. The house owner Bobby K...
By Our Correspondent in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.12.20

Blast at Ramgarh sponge iron plant

Six technicians were severely injured when an explosion took place at Brahmputra Metallics Ltd, a sponge iron plant in Kamta of Ramgarh’s Gola block, on Thursday. The blast occurred due to a gas...
By Manoj Sinha in Ramgarh

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.20

Glare on child labour in Malda

Child labour is rampant at many of plastic crushing units that mushroomed at Sujapur near here in the past few years — a practice that came under lens following an explosion which killed six per...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

World  /  Published 22.11.20

Eight killed in Kabul ahead of US meet

Several rockets hit residential areas in the early rush hour in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least eight civilians and wounding 31, police officials said. The explosions, some clo...
By Reuters in Kabul


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