Blast

  • Assam: Tea trader killed, two injured in blast 2 days ago

    Tezpur: A tea trader was killed and two others including a tea garden manger were injured in a grenade blast by suspected NDFB(S) terrorists at Dalgaon area in Darrang district, police said on Saturday. The grenade was thrown last night at the Borgarah tea garden manager's office, in which the manager...
  • Massive blast hits northern Germany chemicals plant 6 days ago

    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...
  • Chile blames terrorists after bomb blast hurts 14 1 week ago

    Santiago: A blast has ripped through a fast-food restaurant next to a busy subway station in Chile's capital, injuring at least 14 people in the most damaging of nearly 30 bombings or attempted bombings in Santiago. While no group claimed responsibility for the blast, many past bombings have been claimed by...
  • Suspected IM operatives planning to target city in the festive season: Delhi Police Special Cell sources September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Suspected Indian Mujahideen operatives were planning to target the national capital in the festive season, said Delhi Police Special Cell sources on Sunday. Sources said that alleged IM agent Azaz Sheikh, who was arrested on Saturday from Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh, was sent to recce the capital during...
  • Indian Mujahideen suspect arrested from Saharanpur September 6, 2014

    Saharanpur: An Indian Mujahideen operative, who was allegedly involved in several terror attacks including the 2010 Jama Masjid blasts was on Friday arrested from western Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur. Ejaz Sheikh, from Pune, was arrested by Delhi Police Special Cell in a joint operation with security agencies. "IM operative Ejaz Sheikh has...
  • Assam CM Tarun Gogoi orders probe into gas pipeline blast September 2, 2014

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Tuesday instituted an inquiry into the blast in the pipeline of Assam Gas Company Limited in Sivasagar that killed four persons and injured several others. The chief minister in a statement said that the inquiry would help ascertain reasons for the explosion and find...
  • Gas pipeline blast in Upper Assam's Moran; 3 killed, 20 injured September 1, 2014

    Dibrugarh: Three persons, including two women, were killed and seven others injured, when a high pressure LPG pipeline exploded in upper Assam's Sibsagar district on Monday, a senior police officer said. Six houses and several livestock were also burnt in the explosion that occurred in the underground pipeline of the public...
  • Samjhauta Express blasts: Former RSS activist Aseemanand gets bail August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist Swami Aseemanand was on Thursday granted bail in the 2007 Samjhauta Express blasts case. Aseemanand had been languishing in jail since 2011 when he, along with several others, was charged for the twin bomb blasts aboard the train. Over 60 people were killed in...
  • Flintoff heroics can't stop Bears winning T20 title August 24, 2014

    London: Andrew Flintoff returned to the Lancashire side five years to the day since he last played Test cricket but his efforts weren't quite enough to stop Warwickshire winning English county cricket's Twenty20 Blast final. Flintoff, who had made just two appearances in the competition after coming out of retirement earlier...
  • Maharashtra: Low-intensity blast in Kolhapur, 1 injured August 24, 2014

    Kolhapur/Mumbai: A roadside vendor suffered minor injuries in a low-intensity blast on the outskirts of Kolhapur town in western Maharashtra on Saturday night, police said. The explosion occurred near a food cart close to Shahu toll plaza, a senior police officer said in Mumbai. As per preliminary information, the bomb-like device...
  • SC extends bail of 2008 Bangalore blast accused Madani by 4 weeks August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday extended the bail of Abdul Nasser Madani, main accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial blast case for four weeks. A series of nine bombs were detonated across various locations in Bangalore in July 2008, killing two and injuring 20. Based on the...
  • 2008 Bangalore blasts: SC to hear Madani's bail plea today August 22, 2014

    Bangalore: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the bail plea of Muslim political leader from Kerala Abdul Nasser Madani. Madani is the main accused in the 2008 Bangalore serial blast case that killed 2 and injured 20. A series of nine bombs were detonated across various locations in Bangalore...
  • Sadhvi Pragya Thakur charged in RSS worker murder case August 20, 2014

    National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet in the murder of RSS worker Sunil Joshi against Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur and three others accused in a special court in Bhopal. The document was filed in the court of Special Judge. Besides Pragya, who is under judicial custody, the other...
  • Taiwan city evacuates residents from fatal gas blast site August 8, 2014

    Taipei: Authorities in Taiwan's second largest city on Friday temporarily sealed off two streets and evacuated residents over reports of a fresh leak at the site of last week's fatal gas explosions. The massive blasts in the southern city of Kaohsiung last Thursday left 30 dead and more than 300 injured...
  • 8 injured in blast at NTPC plant August 7, 2014

    Eight persons, including two engineers, sustained burn injuries in a blast this evening in a pipeline at one of the units of an NTPC plant in Korba district of Chhattisgarh, police said. The incident occurred at around 9 pm at Unit No.7 of the National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) plant when...
  • Death toll in China's factory blast goes up to 71 August 3, 2014

    Beijing: The death toll from the deadly explosion at a metal factory in east China's Jiangsu Province rose to 71 on Sunday as doctors battled to save the lives of 187 injured workers. Initial investigations indicated that sparks had ignited dust on Saturday at the car wheel polishing plant in Kunshan,...
  • Water level increases in Kosi following blast in Nepal August 3, 2014

    Water level of Kosi River in Bihar increased on Sunday after the Nepalese Army carried out low-intensity blasts to remove the landslide debris from a river in Nepal to free the huge quantity of water accumulated there. "The Nepal Army has not been entirely successful in removing the landslide debris that...
  • Assam: Three terrorists die while planting explosives August 1, 2014

    Goalpara: Three ULFA terrorists were killed in an IED blast in Assam's Goalpara on Friday morning. The terrorists were planting the bomb when it went off. The local police say they had prior information of a possible attack. The blast was aimed at targeting police personnel. ...
  • Coimbatore: Security beefed up in city after threat of multiple blasts July 30, 2014

    Coimbatore: Security has been tightened at all public places in the city after an anonymous caller rang up the police control room and warned of blasts at seven areas and dared them to try and prevent it. Police said the caller rang up this morning and said there would be blasts...
  • Pune blast: CCTV footage obtained from parking lot where explosives were kept July 30, 2014

    Pune: The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has obtained a CCTV footage from the parking lot from where the police bike carrying explosives had been stolen. The July 10 Pune blast case had left 5 injured. Though it was a low intensity blast in the heart of the city, the terror angle...
  • GAIL announces additional Rs 5 lakh for Nagaram blast injured July 29, 2014

    Rajahmundry (AP): A month after the gas pipeline explosion in the Nagaram village that claimed 21 lives, GAIL has announced to give an additional compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the injured. In a meeting held on Monday at the office of East Godavari district collector Neetu Prasad, GAIL Executive Director...
  • Mumbai Police chief gets threat letter challenging him to avert terror attack July 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Mumbai Police is on high alert after Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria received a threat letter. The letter challenged the police to avert a terror attack. The letter received on July 25 said, "Stop us this time if you can, you were lucky in 1993." Sources said that the letter has been...
  • Bihar: Blast derails train's pilot engine, CM suspects Naxal hand July 23, 2014

    A major accident was averted on the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express when the pilot engine running ahead of the train got derailed near Rafiganj station in Aurangabad in Bihar on Wednesday. The presence of mind of the driver in the train ahead saved the lives of many passengers. ...
  • CM hints at Naxal hand in rail track blast, sets up a high-level probe committee July 23, 2014

    Maoists blasted a portion of a railway track between Ismailpur and Rafiganj section in Bihar, leading to derailment of a pilot engine running ahead of the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express. Chief Minister Jitam Ram Manjhi said the government has constituted a high level committee to inquire into the matter. He hinted...
  • Assam: One dead, three injured in blast in Goalpara July 23, 2014

    Goalpara: One person has been killed in a blast in Assam on Wednesday morning. Three others were also injured in the blast triggered by suspected militants. The IED blast happened in front of Krishani Police Station in Goalpara district. The bomb, which exploded at about 8:10 AM, was kept in a...
  • Bihar: Close shave for Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express train after blast on track, no casualties July 23, 2014

    Aurangabad: It was a close shave for the Bhubaneshwar-New Delhi Rajdhani Express train when the pilot engine running ahead of the train got derailed near Rafiganj station in Aurangabad in Bihar on Wednesday. No casualties have been reported so far but initial reports suggest that a bomb blast caused the derailment....
  • SC acquits all 11 accused in the 1993 Surat bomb blasts case July 18, 2014

    New Delhi: All those convicted in the 1993 Surat bomb blast case have been acquitted by the Supreme Court. Eleven people had been convicted for the January-February 1993 blasts in Gujarat's Surat, in which one woman was killed and several people injured. A two-judge bench of Justice TS Thakur and Justice...
  • ATS arrests 2011 Mumbai serial blasts accused from Goa July 16, 2014

    Mumbai: The Anti-terrorism squad has arrested an accused from Goa who is suspected to have been involved in the 2011 Mumbai serial blasts in Mumbai. The accused, Abdul Mateen Fakki, is suspected of having passed money to Indian Mujahideen co founder Yasin Bhatkal through the hawala network to help conduct...
  • Bangalore blast accused Madani released on bail July 14, 2014

    Bangalore: Kerala-based PDP Chairman and 2008 serial bomb blast case prime accused Abdul Nasser Madani, granted bail by the Supreme Court on medical grounds, on Monday walked free from the Parapanna Agrahara Prison in Bangalore. Madani was on July 11 granted one-month bail by the apex court which took note that...
  • Uncertainity over release of Bangalore blast accused Madani continues July 14, 2014

    Bangalore: The uncertainty over the release of the Bangalore blast accused Abdul Nasser Madani on one month bail continues. After the Supreme Court granted him one month bail, his family and lawyers approached the Central Prison in Bangalore seeking his release. Since he is still awaiting the cancelling order of...