Factory

  • 1 killed, 3 including factory owner injured as boiler explodes 02-04-2014 10:52 AM

    A factory worker was killed and three others were injured when a boiler exploded in the factory in Bikaner district, police said. The incident occurred in the factory making 'rasgulla' (sweet) in Kolgate area. The four victims were admitted to a hospital, where worker Sanjay Singh, hailing from Bihar, succumbed...
  • 95 percent of the films being made are not sensible, says actor-filmmaker Rajat Kapoor 17-03-2014 02:26 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker-actor Rajat Kapoor acts in Hindi movies, directs in the same language, but says he doesn't watch them as good Hindi movies are few and far between. His directorial ventures include 'Mithya' and 'Mixed Doubles' and he has acted in over 30 films, both mainstream and non-commercial. His performance...
  • Gujarat: Fire engulfs rubber factory, no loss of life reported 14-03-2014 06:33 PM

    Bharuch: A major fire broke out at a rubber factory in Gujarat's Ankhleshwar near Bharuch district on Friday evening. No casualties have been reported in the incident. While the cause behind the fire is yet to be known, seven fire tenders were pressed into service at the spot. ...
  • News 360: Major fire in cracker factory in Mumbai, 9 dead 27-02-2014 08:28 PM

    A major fire broke out on Thursday evening at a cracker factory in Alibaug near Mumbai. At least nine people are feared dead in the incident. The incident took place around 3 pm. ...
  • Manufacturing PMI rises to highest since March 2013 03-02-2014 12:27 PM

    Bangalore: Indian factories started 2014 on a high note, with activity growing at its fastest pace in nearly a year as domestic and overseas orders increased, according to a survey that also showed inflation accelerated. The HSBC Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), compiled by Markit, bounced to 51.4 in January,...
  • 4 killed in Surat factory inferno 29-01-2014 10:50 AM

    Surat: Four persons died after a fire broke at a plant on the outskirts of Surat city. The fire was reported at Anjali Industries located at Hajira Phatak area. Further details awaited. ...
  • Nirbheek, a lightweight revolver for women to hit market in Feb 13-01-2014 05:12 PM

    Over a year after the brutal Delhi gangrape incident, the Indian Ordnance Factory in Kanpur has come out with 'Nirbheek', a .32 bore light weight revolver designed especially for women to defend themselves from assault. With its nomenclature inspired by 'Nirbhaya', the 500-g revolver is light and can be kept...
  • AP: Major fire in chemical factory, no casualty 06-01-2014 04:42 PM

    Nalgonda: A huge fire gutted a chemical factory in Bibinagar area of Nalgonda in Andhra Pradesh on Monday but no one was hurt, police said. There were no injuries or casualty in the mishap, they said. The blaze started in the agro-chemical factory at around 11.15 am and the flames...
  • Narendra Modi to address rally in Gorakhpur on January 23 05-01-2014 12:40 PM

    BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi will address a rally in Gorakhpur on January 23. Though the venue of the rally is yet to be finalised, police and administrative officials on Saturday inspected Fertiliser Factory ground as the proposed site. The team headed by SSP Pradip Kumar inspected the proposed...
  • Hyderabad: Major fire breaks out at timber factory, no casualties 30-12-2013 11:43 AM

    A major fire broke out in a timber factory in Musheerabad area at Hyderabad in the early hours on Monday. Eight fire engines have been pressed into service. "No one is injured...Efforts are on to extinguish the fire," Deputy Commissioner of Police (Central Zone) V B Kamalasan Reddy said. The...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Fire breaks out at rubber factory, four killed 26-12-2013 11:52 AM

    Four workers were charred to death in a fire that broke out in a rubber factory in Gaganpahad area on Thursday morning. Preliminary reports say that leakage from a pipe line supplying hot liquid chemical resulted in the blaze that spread to one of the rest rooms in the factory...
  • No new liquor factory will be allowed in state: Shivraj 17-12-2013 12:02 AM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief MinisterShivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday announced that permission will notbe granted to set up new liquor factory in the statehenceforth. "Some days back, we received requests seeking permissionsto set up two distilleries. However, we threw away theapplications as we has decided not to allow any new distilleryin...
  • Preliminary report into Tata Steel factory explosion submitted 19-11-2013 05:55 PM

    A primary report on the explosion in the LD gas holder of the Tata Steel factory in Jamshedpur, which left eleven workers including company employees injured, has been submitted, a top official in the office of the Inspector of Factory said on Tuesday. We have already submitted a primary report...
  • Tata Steel factory explosion injures 11 workers 14-11-2013 08:08 PM

    Eleven Tata Steel employees and contract workers were injured on Thursday following an explosion inside its factory in Jamshedpur. "Eleven persons were injured after explosion in the LD gas holder at our facility. Two of the injured are serious," a Tata Steel spokesperson said. The spokesperson said the area of...
  • Six injured in explosion inside Tata Steel factory 14-11-2013 06:48 PM

    Around half a dozen Tata Steel employees and contract workers were injured following an explosion in the LD gas holder inside its factory in Jamshedpur on Thursday. Following the impact of the explosion, fire broke out in the adjoining gas pipeline. Six fire tenders were rushed to douse the flames,...
  • Vishnu Manchu excited about Malayalam version of 'Doosukeltha' 05-11-2013 02:46 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The dubbed Malayalam version of Vishnu Manchu's Telugu film 'Doosukeltha', which opened last week in Andhra Pradesh, will release in Kerala on Friday as 'Sarva Kala Vallavan'. This is Manchu's second film to be released in the state after his debut Malayalam movie 'Endinum Ready' last year and he...
  • Delhi: 6 die, 10 injured in garment factory fire 02-11-2013 11:30 PM

    Six people died and 10 were injured on Saturday after fire broke out in a garment factory in Delhi's Shadipur area. The condition of five is said to be serious. Twenty others were rescued by the authority and the fire has been doused. (More details awaited) ...
  • Illegal minigun factory busted, four arrested 20-10-2013 08:57 PM

    Munger: An illegal minigun factory was busted on Sunday and four persons held with a haul of weapons in Bihar's Munger district, police said. Acting on a tip off, police raided houses in Bindwar and Shojhi Ghat localities and busted an illegal minigun factory, Superintendent of Police (SP) Naveen Chandra...
  • Sugar mills seek financial aid, curbs on imports 17-10-2013 05:06 PM

    New Delhi: Sugar mills, that claim to have suffered "substantial loss" in the trading season ended September, Thursday urged the government to curb imports by hiking duties and provide financial aid to save the industry from "sickness and extinction". In a joint press conference the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA)...
  • Illicit arms factory busted, pistols seized 25-09-2013 01:03 PM

    An illicit arms factory was busted at a village in Munger district, police said on Wednesday. Acting on a tip off, the police raided Garhorampur village on Tuesday night and busted an illicit arms factory operating from a house, the police said. A large quantity of arms and ammunition comprising...
  • China August factory output up 10.4 per cent, above forecast 10-09-2013 12:43 PM

    China's annual industrial output rose 10.4 per cent in August, beating market expectations, while retail sales rose 13.4 per cent, official data showed on Tuesday. Fixed-asset investment, an important driver of economic activity, rose 20.3 percent in the first eight months from the same period last year, the National Bureau...
  • Gujarat: Ammonia gas leakage in cold storage factory, workers feared trapped 07-09-2013 02:45 PM

    Seven persons were feared trapped inside a cold storage factory in which ammonia gas leaked on Saturday at Ranasan GIDC in Vijapur taluka in Gujarat, a fire department official said. "Seven persons working in a potato cold storage factory are trapped inside following an ammonia gas leakage," a fire department...
  • Buenos Aires: Argentine woman sells 11-year-old daughter for freezer 03-09-2013 01:05 PM

    In a shocking incident, an Argentine mother allegedly sold her 11-year-old daughter in exchange for a freezer. Thirty-year-old Pabla Cesarina Monzon Aldana reportedly swapped her daughter to a neighbour for the kitchen appliance and several other household items, police said. The girl, who is now in protective custody, was then...
  • Delhi: Major fire at a factory in Kalkaji, no casualties reported 24-08-2013 11:56 PM

    Delhi: A major fire broke out at a factory in Kalkaji late on Saturday night in Delhi. However, there was no report of any loss of life. The cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained, a fire official said. "We received a call at around 10:00 PM about...
  • Oil rises as China, Europe factories ramp up 23-08-2013 02:59 AM

    Oil headed for its first gain this week, boosted by a rebound in manufacturing in China and Europe. US benchmark oil for October delivery was up 46 cents to USD 104.31 a barrel in Thursday afternoon trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Oil fell USD 3.61 a barrel, or...
  • Tamil Nadu: Fire breaks out at the cracker factory in Sivakasi 22-08-2013 03:51 PM

    Sivakasi: A major fire broke out at a cracker factory in Sivakasi on Thursday after an explosion. The fire broke out during the lunch hours on Thursday. Some fire tenders were rushed to the spot and the blaze brought under control. The cause of the fire is still unknown. No...
  • 'Residents near Bhopal gas tragedy site forced to drink unsafe water' 13-08-2013 03:21 PM

    Organisations working for the welfare of survivors of the 1984 Bhopal Gas tragedy have alleged that due to the Madhya Pradesh government's gross neglect, people living around the abandoned Union Carbide factory, are forced to consume contaminated water. "Thousands of residents are forced to drink and cook with the ground...
  • TN: Four officials of Engine Factory sentenced to one year RI 01-08-2013 05:00 AM

    Chennai: A CBI court on Wednesday sentenced four officials of Engine Factory, Avadi, including its former Joint General Manager, to one year rigorous imprisonment in a cheating case. Judge K Paramaraj also imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 on them. Based on the allegations, the anti-corruption bureau of CBI had...
  • Illegal gun factory busted in Tripura, three arrested 28-07-2013 02:00 AM

    A clandestine gun factory was busted by Assam Rifles troopers in Tripura and three people arrested, police said in Agartala on Saturday. Eight improvised guns, gun-making material and several hundred cartridges were recovered from the spot in northern Tripura, 195 km north of Agartala. "Acting on a tip off, the...
  • Rupee opens at 59.87 per dollar 15-07-2013 09:57 AM

    Mumbai: The rupee weakened on Monday as a contraction in factory output and high retail inflation added to concerns about an economy already hurting under a record current account deficit. The rupee fell to as much as 59.93 compared to its Friday close of 59.56/57. It was trading at 59.87/88...