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  • Two New York City women arrested in alleged bomb plot April 2, 2015

    New York: Two New York City women have been arrested in an alleged conspiracy to build a bomb and wage a "terrorist attack" in the United States, according to a federal criminal complaint made public on Thursday. Noelle Velentzas, 28, and Asia Siddiqui, 31, devised a plot to target police, government...
  • Hyderabad: 2 dead, 13 injured after explosion in Gulf Oil Corporation office February 23, 2015

    Kukatpally: A major explosion in Gulf Oil Corporation office located at Kukatpally in Hyderabad killed two people and injured as many as 13 people on Monday. The accident happened due to explosion in reactor but the fire has now been brought under control. More information awaited. ...
  • Explosion in Pakistan mosque leaves 2 dead, over 6 injured February 18, 2015

    Islamabad: At least two people were killed and seven others injured when terrorists attacked a minority Shia mosque near Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi, the latest in a series of incidents of sectarian violence in the country. Two armed terrorists attacked the place of worship on Kuri Road. Police said...
  • Police detain fourth IM suspect from Mangalore in Karnataka, explosives recovered January 11, 2015

    Bengaluru: Police on Saturday night detained a fourth Indian Mujahideen (IM) suspect from Mangalore in Karnataka. Reportedly, the police have also recovered explosives based on the interrogation of the first three IM suspects. The three IM suspects who were arrested earlier by the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Bangalore Police...
  • Blast at wind mill erection site in Satara kills three January 9, 2015

    Satara: Three construction workers were on Friday killed and five others got injured in a gelatin stick blast near a wind power station in Bothe village Satara, police said. The blast took place around 9.30 AM when gelatin sticks being used at the windmill erection site caught fire and exploded in...
  • 2 people injured in a crude bomb blast in Burdwan, West Bengal January 2, 2015

    Durgapur: Two people have been injured in a crude bomb explosion on Friday in the Durgapur area of Burdwan district, West Bengal. The two injured in the blast have been identified as Arjun Mandal and Gautam Mandal. Both of them were taken to a local hospital but later shifted to Bardhman...
  • Woman dies, man injured in low-intensity IED blast in Bengaluru; Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata on high alert December 28, 2014

    Bengaluru: A woman has died and another person has been injured in the explosion that took place in the Church Street area of Bengaluru on Sunday evening. The 38-year-old woman was critically injured in the blast that took place around 8.30 pm. Bangalore Commissioner of Police MN Reddi said, "Lady named...
  • 10 charred to death, 12 suffer injuries as gas tanker explodes on Delhi-Jaipur highway December 14, 2014

    Jaipur: In a tragic incident, 10 people were burnt alive and 12 others injured when a gas tanker caught fire and exploded on the Delhi-Jaipur highway near Beelpur village, 35 kms from Jaipur, late on Saturday night. Jaipur Collector and District Magistrate Krishna Kunal, who was supervising the rescue operation, said...
  • Second terror attack in Jammu & Kashmir ahead of phase II polls December 1, 2014

    Poonch: Days after a terror attack on a CRPF bunker in Srinagar, an IED explosion occurred in Jammu and Kashmir's Mendhar area near the Line of Control on Monday, a day ahead of second phase of Assembly elections in the state. One Army jawan has been seriously injured in the...
  • World War II bomb weighing 1.8 tonnes found in Germany, defused December 1, 2014

    Berlin: About 16,500 people were evacuated from the German city of Dortmund while experts deactivated a 1.8-tonne bomb from World War II that was found during construction work. After evacuating residents on Sunday, blocking all access routes to the site and establishing a no-fly zone overhead, bomb squad personnel began the...
  • Blast in Manipur kills one November 29, 2014

    Imphal: One person has been killed in an explosion that occurred in Manipur's Lilong (Thoubal) region on Saturday, a day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit. Modi who will arrive in Guwahati later in the day is scheduled to visit Manipur on Sunday afternoon for an inauguration event. More information awaited. ...
  • Huge quantity of explosives recovered in Guwahati November 27, 2014

    Guwahati: A large quantity of explosives were today recovered from a vehicle in the capital city where security has been tightened ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit on November 29. Three cartons containing gelatin sticks, detonators and cordex wire hidden inside gunny bags were recovered during routine checking of vehicles...
  • Assam: NIA foils major blast ahead of PM Modi's visit November 24, 2014

    Guwahati: Following inputs from National Investigation Agency, the Assam Police on Monday foiled a major explosion in the state just days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two-day visit later in the week. Security personnel on duty in Alipurduar-Kamakhya Intercity Express spotted a plastic bag covered with a towel and wires...
  • Kolkata: Bomb blast near NIA office, no injuries reported November 10, 2014

    Kolkata: A minor explosion took place near the CRPF camp in Kolkata on Monday where the National Investigation Agency(NIA) team is stationed but no one has been injured. The NIA team is involved in Burdwan blast investigation with several suspects who have been arrested recently. The bomb was thrown at an...
  • Hamas forces cancellation of Arafat rally in Gaza November 9, 2014

    Gaza City: The Hamas militant group forced the cancellation of a memorial on the 10th anniversary of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat's death, underscoring the lingering tensions with the rival Fatah movement despite the formation of a unity government meant to end years of hostilities. In a statement, the Interior Ministry,...
  • Photos: NASA's Orbital Sciences' unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff in Virginia October 30, 2014

    An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff from a commercial launch pad in Virginia on Tuesday, marking the first accident since NASA turned to private operators to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, but officials said no one was hurt. The 14-story rocket, built and launched by Orbital...
  • NASA's Orbital Sciences' unmanned rocket explodes on liftoff in Virginia October 29, 2014

    An unmanned Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff from a commercial launch pad in Virginia on Tuesday, marking the first accident since NASA turned to private operators to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, but officials said no one was hurt. The 14-story rocket, built and launched by Orbital...
  • West Bengal: 3 injured in a crude bomb blast in Malda October 16, 2014

    Kolkata: Three people have been injured in a crude bomb blast in the Malda district of West Bengal. The bomb went off when it was being removed in a hurry during a police raid. The incident comes close on the heels of the unearthing of a terror module in Burdwan....
  • West Bengal: New faces of terror surface with Burdwan blast October 8, 2014

    Kolkata: An accidental blast at a jihadi explosive manufacturing centre in West Bengal's Burdwan district earlier this week has raised concerns about an al Qaeda-linked Bangladeshi terror outfit being active in India. Razia and Amina, both in their early twenties and mother of infants, are the latest faces of terror. Tenants...
  • West Bengal: Explosion in IISCO Steel Plant, 25 injured September 25, 2014

    Kolkata: 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. The incident took place in Burnpur in Burdwan district, about 210 km from state capital Kolkata. "At least 25 people have been hospitalised with serious injuries...
  • Lucknow: Cracker factory blast kills six, injures 14 others September 20, 2014

    Lucknow: A major blast in a cracker factory in Lucknow killed six people and injured 14 others on Saturday morning. The incident is reported from Mohanlalganj area in Lucknow. The cracker factory is reported to be an illegal establishment. More information is awaited. ...
  • ISIS releases new video showing explosion and acts of terror September 18, 2014

    ISIS releases a new video showing explosions and acts acts of terror. The video ends with a message that the fighting has just begun. The video also appears to be ISIS' response to US President Barack Obama's threat. ...
  • New Chile bombings hit resort city September 11, 2014

    Santiago: Two homemade bombs have exploded at a shopping centre in the Chilean resort city of Vina del Mar, adding to panic after a subway bombing in Santiago wounded 14 people. The latest explosion came inside a bathroom at the Open Plaza mall in Vina del Mar. It caused no...
  • Massive blast hits northern Germany chemicals plant September 10, 2014

    Berlin: A massive blast has rocked a chemicals plant in northern Germany, a spokesman for the fire service said, with no details yet on casualties. The explosion was heard many kilometres away and several buildings of the factory were on fire, the spokesman said. Quoting a local police source, Bild...
  • Norway: 2 killed in railway underpass explosion September 3, 2014

    Helsinki: Norwegian police say that two people have been killed and at least three others injured when dynamite apparently exploded accidentally during roadwork at a railway underpass. Local police said that the Wednesday's blast, near the center of Geilo in southern Norway, caused the evacuation of some people from nearby...
  • Following a tipoff, police recover 4,200 detonators in Rohtas August 7, 2014

    Over 4,200 detonators were recovered on Thursday in Bihar's Rohtas district, police said. Rohtas Superintendent of Police Chandan Kumar Kushwaha said a huge quantity of explosives, including 4,225 detonators, 1,200 gelatin sticks and 15 kg ammonium nitrate, was recovered. Acting on a tipoff, a police team raided a house in Karbandia locality...
  • Explosives seized, two arrested during raid in Mirzapur August 3, 2014

    Explosives were on Sunday seized and two persons arrested during a raid in Ahraura area of Naxalhit Mirzapurdistrict in Uttar Pradesh. Acting on a tip off, a raid was carried out during which 2,160 gelatin rods and 3,000 detonators were seized, police said. Two persons have been arrested and were being...
  • Explosion at factory in eastern China kills 65: state media August 2, 2014

    Beijing: An explosion at a factory in eastern China on Saturday killed 65 people, a government broadcaster said, while more than 100 were injured in what appeared to be an industrial accident. The explosion in Kunshan, a city in the eastern province of Jiangsu, "has resulted in 65 deaths", statebroadcaster China...
  • 3,500 detonators recovered from Baraiahbag near Sasaram, 3 arrested August 1, 2014

    Over 3,500 detonators were recovered on Friday in Rohtas district, and three people have been arrested, police said. Rohtas Superintendent of Police Chandan Kumar Kushwaha said a huge quantity of explosives, including 3,550 detonators, 1,791 gelatin sticks and 5 kg ammonium nitrate were recovered. Acting on a tipoff, a police team raided...