Factory owner held for raping employee in Punjab

The owner of a garment factory here has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the gang-rape of a dalit woman who worked at his factory, police said on Wednesday.

Labourer found dead in Jaipur factory

A 27-year-old labourer was Wednesday found dead in a factory where he used to work in Sanganer area here, police said.

Iraqi militants seize former chemical weapons factory

Sunni radicals in Iraq, who have overrun a swathe of territory north of Baghdad in a lightning offensive, have taken control of one of Saddam Hussein`s former chemical weapons factories, a US official said Thursday.

Owner of collapsed Bangladesh factory faces murder charges

The owner of a nine-storey building that collapsed and killed 1,135 Bangladeshi garment workers in April last year is to face murder charges, police said today.

Fire in Delhi garment factory kills at least six

At least six people have been reported dead after a fire broke out in a garment factory in Delhi.

Blast in illegal cracker making factory in UP, six dead

A blast occurred in an illegal cracker making factory in Unnao district in Uttar Pradesh on Thursday.

South Korean workers quit joint factory zone

Dozens of South Korean workers returned from a jointly run factory park in North Korea on Saturday as part of an evacuation of the flagship project following months of military tensions.

Labourers pelt stone after worker injured in factory in Jamshedpur

A handful of contract labourers today indulged in stone pelting after one of their colleagues sustained injury inside Tata Steel works here.

HC asks govt to allot plot to closed unit as per 1995 policy

Nearly 17 years after an industrial unit was closed down under a policy to relocate, the Delhi High Court has finally given relief to its owner.

Karachi fire: Factory had many emergency exits, all locked

The blaze started Tuesday from the basement and gutted three other floors of the building, said the official.

Karachi fire inferno: Bodies were iron hot, say rescuers

"The bodies were iron hot," said a rescuer who himself got burnt while carrying the victims of a factory fire.

Building collapse: Factory owner sent to judicial

A local court on Monday remanded the owner of the carpet factory that collapsed in the city in judicial custody.

Villagers loot materials from Tata factory site

Scores of villagers looted
costly machinery, iron rods and other materials from the
abandoned factory premises of Tata Motors here, taking
advantage of the absence of guards, police said on Thursday.

Goa tribals agitation: Factory set ablaze, two killed

Two persons were killed after a
factory was set on fire by irate locals at Balli village in Goa during a tribals agitation for long-pending demands including reservation in government jobs, police said Thursday.

Centre mulls demolition of Union Carbide factory in Bhopal

The Centre is contemplating to
demolish the building of the now defunct Union Carbide factory
here due to mercury contamination, Union Environment Minister
Jairam Ramesh said on Wednesday.

Fitting tribute to CM if Tatas set up factory at Singur: Partha

It will be a "fitting tribute"
to Mamata Banerjee if Tatas decide to set up a factory on the
600-acre plot in Singur, a senior West Bengal minister on Tuesday
said.

Iran confirms factory producing centrifuge parts

Iran has long said it produces its own centrifuges for Uranium enrichment.

Yemeni militants seize control of weapons factory

The militants set up checkpoints around arms`factory and the town of al-Husn.

Massive blaze in Kanpur factory

The fire engulfed Tirupati Ink factory in Panki industrial area, following which 15 fire tenders were pressed into service.

Factory fire kills 5 in Bangladesh capital

Five people were killed and six
others injured as a fire ripped through a mosquito-repellent
factory, less than two weeks after 29 workers died in
another factory fire nearby.