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Celebrate pollution-free Diwali: President Ram Nath Kovind

Celebrate pollution-free Diwali: President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday urged people to celebrate a pollution-free Diwali and he and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu greeted the nation on the occasion.

Oct 18, 2017, 19:53 PM IST

Biscuit that survived Titanic up for auction

 The "world's most valuable biscuit" which survived the sinking of the Titanic more than a century ago, will go under the hammer later this month and is expected to fetch between 8,000 and 10,000 pounds.

Oct 09, 2015, 19:23 PM IST

12 burnt alive in Andhra firecrackers unit blast

At least 12 workers, 11 of them women, were charred to death and six others injured when a blast Monday rocked a firecrackers unit in Andhra Pradesh, police said.

Oct 20, 2014, 16:04 PM IST

Sivakasi cracker unit explosion: Toll goes up to five

With two more persons succumbing to their injuries in the hospital, the toll in the explosion at a cracker manufacturing unit near here has gone up to five even as three persons were arrested in the case, police said today.

Apr 29, 2013, 14:06 PM IST

Five killed in cracker unit fire in Kerala

Five persons were charred to death and seven suffered serious burns when a cracker manufacturing unit caught fire and exploded.

Mar 02, 2013, 15:51 PM IST

Three killed in cracker unit fire in Kerala

Three persons were killed and one injured when a cracker unit went up in flames at Malur in the district on Sunday, police said.

Jan 20, 2013, 20:01 PM IST

Explosion in cracker`s factory, two killed

Two persons were killed and one injured in an explosion on Monday at a cracker manufacturing unit in Chibbramau area, police said.

May 28, 2012, 18:30 PM IST

Six killed in cracker shop explosion

Six persons, including 2 children, were killed and two others injured in an explosion in a firecracker shop in Shahjahanpur district here.

Apr 24, 2012, 22:08 PM IST

Eight killed in cracker unit blast in Kerala

Eight persons were killed and several others injured, some seriously, when an
explosion ripped through a fire cracker unit.

Feb 01, 2011, 21:26 PM IST

Hrithik to stay off Mumbai for cracker-free Diwali

Actor Hrithik Roshan has decided to celebrate this Diwali with family out of Mumbai to avoid cracker pollution.

Nov 04, 2010, 12:09 PM IST

On Diwali eve, 30 feared killed, many injured in TN cracker fire

Nearly 30 feared dead and several injured in a cracker shop fire accident on Friday night in Palipattu village in Thiruvallur district.

Oct 17, 2009, 00:40 AM IST

Fifty shops gutted in Bulandshahr cracker market fire

In an unpleasant development, a busy cracker market here on Friday caught fire claiming the lives of at least four people.

Oct 16, 2009, 14:22 PM IST