Factory

  • High speed rail coaches to be rolled out in September end 09-07-2014 11:43 PM

    Kapurthala: A day after Railway Budget was presented in Parliament, Kapurthala based Rail Coach Factory (RCF) on Wednesday said it will roll out first rake of coaches, capable of running at a high speed of 160 km per hour by the end of September or first week of October. Making...
  • India needs to unleash labour reforms to create jobs 09-07-2014 04:21 PM

    New Delhi: India needs to unleash second generation labour reforms and capitalise on demographic advantage for creating new firms and jobs, a government document said on Wednesday. "It is imperative to use India's unique demographic moment wisely and unleash the second generation reforms," the Economic Survey for 2013-14 stated. The...
  • Owner killed in an explosion at plastic sheet factory, 2 others injured 28-06-2014 03:00 PM

    A factory owner was killed and two others were injured following a blast in a plastic sheet manufacturing unit in Govindpura Industrial area in Bhopal, police said on Saturday. The incident occurred on Friday evening when the unit owner identified as Devendra Gupta (40) accidentally mixed a chemical with another...
  • Sivakasi: Two dead, five injured in cracker factory fire 25-06-2014 07:43 PM

    Sivakasi: Two people died and five others suffered injuries when a fire broke out at a cracker factory in Tamil Nadu's Sivakasi on Wednesday. Fire tenders were pressed into service and have successfully doused off the flames. Sivakasi, known for its cracker and match sticks factories has witnessed several such...
  • Fire in Nepal factory guts cigarettes worth millions 25-06-2014 06:24 PM

    Kathmandu: A major fire at the godown of Surya Tobacco Company, the largest Indian joint-venture operating in Nepal, on Wednesday destroyed 40 truckloads of cigarettes and caused huge damage to its property. The fire that broke out in the godown of the company, a subsidiary of ITC, completely turned 40...
  • Factory worker battling for life after friend's heinous prank 21-06-2014 01:46 PM

    An ordnance factory worker is struggling for life after a friend played a practical joke on him. He filled compressed air into the worker's intestine through his rectum by a high-power compressor, police said on Saturday. The incident took place Thursday in Muradnagar area of Ghaziabad but was reported on...
  • Two labourers killed as crane falls on them 17-06-2014 06:31 PM

    Two labourers were killed when an iron ore-laden crane fell on them at a steel factory in Raipur on Tuesday, police said. The mishap took place at the Mahamaya Ispat factory in Urla industrial area when the victims - Rajesh Verma (30) and Jage Patel (30) - were working near...
  • Gujarat: Massive fire engulfs Ajanta clock manufacturing unit 08-06-2014 01:01 PM

    Morbi: A major fire broke out at the Ajanta clock manufacturing unit in Gujarat's Morni on Sunday morning. No casualties have been reported in the incident. Thick black smoke soared above the factory which is one of the largest clock manufacturing units in the country. Heavy loss of property is...
  • Charges framed against Jundal in arms factory case 08-06-2014 09:44 AM

    New Delhi: A court on Saturday framed charges against top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist Abu Jundal, one of the masterminds of the Mumbai terror attack, and others for allegedly setting up an illegal arms factory. According to sources, during the in-camera hearing, Additional Sessions Judge Daya Prakash framed charges against the...
  • Private match factory worker killed in wall collapse 02-06-2014 06:19 PM

    Tuticorin : A worker of a private match works factory was killed on Monday when the wall of the factory collapsed due to rain in Kovilpatti in this district, police said. The daily wage earner was working in a room in the factory when the wall collapsed and fell on...
  • Motorola to close its year-old Moto X assembly plant in Texas 31-05-2014 11:41 AM

    Fort Worth: Google's Motorola Mobility handset unit announced Friday it will shutter its North Texas factory by the end of this year, barely a year after it opened with much fanfare as the first smartphone assembly plant in the US. At the time, Google had explained its surprising decision by...
  • Massive fire accident at a chemical factory in Dhar, 30-40 labourers feared trapped 24-05-2014 06:29 PM

    A massive fire took place at a chemical factory in Pithampur in the Dhar area of Madhya Pradesh on Saturday, claiming the lives of at least 2-3 labourers. The death toll is expected to rise as reportedly, around 20-30 labourers are still feared trapped inside the factory. 2-3 fire tenders...
  • Police bust three mini-gun factories run by Maoists 15-05-2014 05:44 PM

    Police on Thursday busted three illegal mini-gun units in Bihar's Munger district, stated to be run by the Maoists, and arrested a relative of a jailed Maoist. Acting on a tip off, the police raided Parmanandpur Gangsta forest area under Kharagpur police station jurisdiction and unearthed three illicit mini-gun factories...
  • Police unearth illegal gutkha factory, one arrested 13-05-2014 10:14 PM

    A factory involved in manufacturing duplicate gutka of famous brands was unearthed by police with the arrest of a person in Burra area here in Kanpur, a police spokesman said on Sunday. Acting on a tip-off, police raided a house at Vishwa Bank colony here Saturday night and arrested Pappu...
  • Illegal minigun factory unearthed in Munger 08-05-2014 02:33 PM

    Police on Thursday unearthed an illegal minigun factory and arrested its owner from Bardah in Bihar's Munger district. Acting on a tip off, police raided the village and located the minigun factory being run by one Jamir who was arrested under Arms Act, Superintendent of Police Varun Kumar Sinha said....
  • Ujjain: Fire at a cracker factory, 15 feared dead, toll likely to rise 03-05-2014 07:04 PM

    New Delhi: Fifteen persons, including three children were killed in a major fire at a cracker factory in Badnagar, Ujjain on Saturday evening. The Madhya Pradesh government announced ex gratia of Rs 1.50 lakh to the families of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for the injured. The cracker factory, located...
  • 15 labourers killed as fire breaks out in cracker factory, compensation of Rs 1.50 lakh announced 03-05-2014 07:01 PM

    Fifteen persons, including three children were killed in a major fire at a cracker factory in Badnagar town in the district on Saturday, police said. The cracker factory, located near Khob Darwaza area in the city caught fire around 4.45 PM, in which eight women, four men and three children...
  • Three killed as wall of an iron pipe factory collapses 03-05-2014 04:10 PM

    Three persons, including two labourers, were killed and another injured when the wall of a iron pipe factory collapsed due to a storm here, police said on Saturday. The incident took place in Fortune Metal Ltd factory premises in Siltara industrial area on Friday, Urla City Superintendent of Police (CSP)...
  • Mini-gun factory busted after police raids Adityapur Industrial Estate 01-05-2014 03:02 PM

    A mini-gun factory was on Thursday busted in the Adityapur Industrial Estate under Adityapur police station in Seraikela-Kharswan district in Jamshedpur, DIG (Kolkhan) Md Nehal said. The raiding police team recovered 102 pieces almost finished fire-arms and fire-arm making equipment from Vijaya Laxmi Enterprises located in the VII phase of...
  • Major fire engulfs refined oil factory, no casualty reported 26-04-2014 10:56 PM

    A major fire brokeout in a refined oil factory in Rania industrial belt in Kanpur, gutting the entirefactory, the police said on Saturday. The incident occured when a pile of husk lying behind Vaibhav Oil factory in Rania area caught fire on Friday and soon spread inside entire premises within...
  • 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. ...
  • 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...