Nitrate

  • 7,000 kg ammonium nitrate meant for illegal mining seized from a makeshift house 15-03-2014 10:27 AM

    About 7,000 kg of explosive ammonium nitrate that was to be used for blasting in in illegal mining in Rajasthan's Alwar was seized Friday, police said. Superintendent of Police Vikas Kumar said that the seizure was made from Chopanaki area in Alwar district, some 150 km from Jaipur. "Illegal mining...
  • Six new recruits may have bombed Mumbai: Police 19-07-2011 09:06 PM

    Mumbai: At least six newly recruited terrorists could have been involved in planting explosives at the three sites in Mumbai and two to five kg blast material was used at each of the locations, police said on Tuesday. The bomb planters might have links with Gujarat and West Bengal, officials...
  • Ammonium nitrate the new RDX? 17-07-2011 06:48 AM

    New Delhi: For long it's been a chemical used largely in agriculture and dyeing units but increasing sophistication in the use of ammonium nitrate as the most deadly part of bombs being assembled by terrorists has now prompted the home ministry to finally push for banning it under the Explosives...
  • Mumbai Blasts: saluting those who saved lives 16-07-2011 08:02 AM

    Mumbai: A 24-year-old businessman who was injured in the Zaveri Bazar died in hospital on Friday, taking the toll to 19 in the Mumbai serial Blasts. Doctors, who tried to save Nikhil Damka and 130 others injured, have been working tirelessly since that fatal evening. "The sight was gruesome. You...
  • Ammonium nitrate used to carry out blasts 14-07-2011 01:50 PM

    Mumbai: Ammonium Nitrate was used as explosive substance to carry out the triple blasts in Mumbai on Wednesday evening. Union Home Secretary RK Singh said that Improvised Explosive Devices which used ammonium nitrate and electronic detonators were used in the blasts. Singh said that the IEDs showed that they were...
  • Top cop says no terror group identified for blasts 14-05-2008 06:55 PM

    New Delhi: Sourav Ganguly shone with both bat and ball as Pune Warriors India ended Delhi Daredevils’ good run, beating the Virender Sehwag-led side by 20 runs in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match here at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium on Saturday. Ganguly scored 41 in his side’s total...
  • Terrorists turn fertilisers explosives 18-08-2006 11:51 AM

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