Last Updated: Saturday, November 02, 2013, 17:18
The licence holder and managing director of a private fireworks unit at nearby Olukacheri where a cracker explosion killed nine persons have been arrested and remanded to judicial custody, police said.
Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 16:51
At least nine people died and up to five suffered burns on Friday after a fire broke out at a cracker factory in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 31, 2013, 14:05
Sales of fire crackers in the country`s metros have declined by around 25 percent this season due to a campaign launched by over 150 schools, a survey said on Thursday.
Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 22:20
Three persons were killed and 11 injured in an explosion at an unlicensed firecracker unit in Chengam at Tiruvannamalai district on Friday, Fire and Rescue sources said here.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 19, 2013, 20:28
An explosion at an unlicensed firecracker workshop in central China killed three people and left three others injured on Sunday, officials said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 22:00
Three persons were charred to death and 13 seriously injured in a blaze that swept through a private fireworks factory after an accidental explosion at nearby Singampatti on Thursday.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 28, 2013, 13:39
Three people died and eight others were injured in a blast in a firecracker unit near Sivakasi in Virudhunagar district of Tamil Nadu Sunday morning, police said.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012, 21:49
Two women and a child were charred and four other labourers seriously injured when a consignment of fire-crackers to be used in New Year celebrations exploded at a manufacturing unit in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 30, 2012, 16:36
Two women and a child were charred to death and four others injured in an explosion in a fire-crackers manufacturing unit.
Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 20:07
At least two persons were on Saturday injured and over 50 shops gutted in a fire that broke out in the city`s biggest firecracker market, officials said.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 21, 2012, 20:05
One person was killed and three others suffered severe burns on Sunday after a blast in a small temporary firecracker unit at Pathar Pratima.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 19:10
Amitabh Bachchan, known to be very hospitable on the sets of ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’, was startled when a firecracker was lit on the sets of season six of the game show without warning the audience.
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