Andhra Pradesh firecrackers unit blast: Death toll climbs to 17
Andhra Pradesh firecrackers unit blast: Death toll climbs to 17

The death toll in fire at a cracker factory in Andhra Pradesh rose to 17, after six more persons succumbed to burns at a hospital in Kakinada town on Tuesday.

Andhra CM announces Rs 2 lakh ex gratia for explosion victims

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of 11 persons killed in an explosion at a fire cracker manufacturing unit in East Godavari district today.

Andhra CM announces Rs 2 lakh ex gratia for explosion victims

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of 11 persons killed in an explosion at a fire cracker manufacturing unit in East Godavari district today.

First hydrogen-deficient supernova progenitor traced

In a finding that may have important implications for the evolution of massive stars, a group of researchers presented a model that provides the first characterisation of the progenitor (parent) of a hydrogen-deficient supernova.

12 injured in an explosion in downtown Cairo

At least 12 people were injured in an explosion that took place near a Metro Station in Downtown Cairo here, an official source in the Ministry of Interior has said.

Suspected militant killed in blast, 2 others injured

A suspected militant was killed and two others were injured in an explosion at a house in this headquarter town of Burdwan district Thursday.

Truck with inflammable chemical explodes at Attari check-post

An Indian tanker exploded soon after hydrogen peroxide, an inflammable chemical, was transferred from a Pakistani tanker at Integrated Check-Post on the Indo-Pak border here on Wednesday, sparking panic in the high-security area.

Explosion near residence of Mizoram Parliament Secretary ​

A powerful explosion took place near the residence of the Mizoram Parliamentary Secretary for Home in Mission Veng locality here early Wednesday morning but there was no report of any casualty, police said.

Explosion in West Bengal steel plant, 25 injured

At least 25 workers were seriously injured on Thursday in a gas pipeline explosion at the IISCO Steel Plant (ISP) in West Bengal, police said.

Gas cylinder explosion in UP kills four

A woman and three children were killed in Uttar Pradesh when a gas cylinder being carried on their bus exploded, police said on Tuesday.

Blasts in China`s Xinjiang kill two, injure `many`: Govt

 Two people were killed and "many" injured by multiple explosions in China`s Xinjiang, the local government said Monday.

Six injured in explosion in Egypt's Tanta

Five policemen and a civilian were injured in an explosion in Tanta in Gharbeya governorate in Egypt, officials said.

Explosions kill 4, wound 6 in southern Thailand

Police say two explosions have killed four people and wounded six others at a municipal office in Thailand's insurgency-plagued south.

UK's Luton airport evacuated over suspicious item

A controlled explosion was carried out Monday at one of Britain's major airports after a security alert over a suspicious suitcase, disrupting flights for thousands of passengers.

Explosion at Japan steel plant injures 13

At least thirteen people were injured Wednesday after an explosion at a steel plant in central Japan, an official said, the latest in a series of accidents at the site.

Explosion near residence of Mizoram Parliament Secy

A powerful explosion took place near the residence of the Mizoram Parliamentary Secretary for Home in Mission Veng locality here early this morning but there was no report of any casualty, police said.

Four die as high pressure LPG pipeline explodes

An accidental explosion in the high pressure LPG pipeline of the state PSU Assam Gas Company Limited (AGCL) left four dead six injured in upper Assam's Sibsagar district early on Monday, said the police department spokesman.

Six dead in Paris suburb building explosion

Two children and two women were killed today when an explosion ripped through an apartment building outside Paris, reducing half a residential block to rubble, emergency services said.

Five killed as gas cylinder explodes in bus in TN

Five persons were charred to death and six injured when an overloaded bus from West Bengal, carrying 80 pilgrims, caught fire after a gas cylinder exploded on board at Tiruppullani near here, police said.

Two dead in boiler explosion in WB

Two persons were killed and two others seriously injured when a boiler in a hosiery plant exploded in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Saturday.