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Five dead, more than 20 injured after explosion in illegal firecracker factory in India

Five dead, more than 20 injured after explosion in illegal firecracker factory in India

At least five persons including three minors died while more than 20 others were injured when an illegal firecracker factory containing huge amount of gunpowder caught fire resulting in a high intensity explosion which brought down an entire residential building at Khasganj under Sohsarai police station in Biharsharif town of Nalanda district on late Thursday […]

Man commits suicide during video call with girlfriend

Man commits suicide during video call with girlfriend

A 20-year-old man committed suicide on Wednesday during a video call with his girlfriend in Hyderabad. Identified as Ajmeera Sagar, the man ended his life by hanging himself after his alleged breakup with his the girl. Sagar was a diploma student and used to live with his sister. Sagar was alone at his residence when […]

INDIA: 2 girls kidnapped, raped by 9 men for more than 14 days

INDIA: 2 girls kidnapped, raped by 9 men for more than 14 days

Two teenage girls from Chhattisgarh’s Koriya district (India) were allegedly confined and raped by nine men for over a fortnight, police said today. The girls, aged 17 and 15 years, were rescued by the police yesterday. Police Nivedita Sharma said, “On March 4, the main accused Abhijeet Pal alias Pinku (20) took one of victims, […]

Girl Dies After Explosion Of Mobile Phone

Girl Dies After Explosion Of Mobile Phone

A Teenage Girl breathed her last after her mobile phone exploded while she was speaking on Friday. This tragic incident happened in India. Uma Oram was talking with her relative while the mobile was put on charging. All of a sudden, The phone exploded and resulted in severe burn injuries on her chest and other […]

INDIA: School teacher arrested for raping 9-year-old girl

INDIA: School teacher arrested for raping 9-year-old girl

A 67-year-old madrassa teacher has been arrested for allegedly raping a minor girl in Narela area of the city, police said today. The nine-year-old girl was admitted to BR Ambedkar hospital in Rohini where her condition was stable, said a senior police officer. The rape allegedly took place last Sunday. The accused had allegedly threatened […]

Groom killed, wife critical after wedding gift explodes

Groom killed, wife critical after wedding gift explodes

A newly married man and his grandmother were killed in India when a wedding gift they were opening exploded. The man’s wife was critically injured in the blast on Friday in the eastern state of Odisha, police said. Soumya Sekhar and Reema Sahu got married on the 18 February and they received the “gift” at […]

Oil tanker with 22 Indian crewmen missing off Benin

Oil tanker with 22 Indian crewmen missing off Benin

An oil tanker with a crew of 22 Indian nationals is missing in the Gulf of Guinea off Benin in West Africa. There has been no contact with the Panama-registered Marine Express since Thursday. The incident occurred less than a month after another vessel was taken by pirates in the same area. The International Maritime […]