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Toll rises to 23 after blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala, with several injured; many still feared to be trapped under debris
India

Toll rises to 23 after blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala, with several injured; many still feared to be trapped under debris

Twenty-three people were killed and 27 injured in a blast at a firecracker factory located in a residential area in Punjab's Batala on Wednesday, officials said.

18 killed in blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala; rescue operation underway, many feared trapped under debris
India

18 killed in blast at firecracker factory in Punjab's Batala; rescue operation underway, many feared trapped under debris

The blast took place around 4 pm at the factory located in a residential area, Inspector General (Border Range) SPS Parmar said. Batala senior medical officer Sanjiv Bhalla said a total 18 people have died in the blast.

Alirajpur is the Black Hole of Indian Democracy
Politics

Alirajpur is the Black Hole of Indian Democracy

India’s poorest district, Alirajpur in Madhya Pradesh, is a place where nothing shines in the gloom of all-pervasive deprivation

School student killed, 20 injured as bus collides with truck in Bihar's Aurangabad district
India

School student killed, 20 injured as bus collides with truck in Bihar's Aurangabad district

The injured students have been admitted to a hospital in Aurangabad and given first aid while the ones who are critical have been referred to Jamui.

Philippine president forms panel to probe media violence, protect press
World

Philippine president forms panel to probe media violence, protect press

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte has issued an administrative order to create a presidential task force to protect journalists and investigate attacks on media, in what is one of the world's most dangerous countries for the press

31 civilians killed in regime bombing raids in Aleppo, Syria
World

31 civilians killed in regime bombing raids in Aleppo, Syria

Regime bombing raids in and around the northern city of Aleppo in Syria killed 31 civilians.

15 Syrian civilians killed in US airstrikes in Manbej
World

15 Syrian civilians killed in US airstrikes in Manbej

At least 15 Syrian civilians were killed in the past 24 hours by US-led airstrikes against the city of Manbej, controlled by the IS in Syria.

Five UN peacekeepers killed in a peacekeeping mission in Mali
World

Five UN peacekeepers killed in a peacekeeping mission in Mali

At least five peacekeepers were killed and one critically injured in an ambush against a convoy of the UN peacekeeping mission in Mali.

'Unprecedented' rise in deaths from terrorism: study
World

'Unprecedented' rise in deaths from terrorism: study

The number of people killed globally in terrorist attacks jumped 80 percent last year to the highest level ever recorded, the Institute for Economics and Peace said on Tuesday.

Two foreigners gunned down in Bangladesh, local businesses suffer
World

Two foreigners gunned down in Bangladesh, local businesses suffer

The recent killings of two foreigners in Bangladesh — an Italian and a Japanese — have spooked tourists and expatriates in the moderate, secular South Asian nation.

26 killed, more than 70 injured in twin suicide bombings in Syria
World

26 killed, more than 70 injured in twin suicide bombings in Syria

At least 26 people were killed and more than 70 injured on Monday in twin suicide bombings that rocked Syria's Hasakah province, SANA news agency reported.

At least 33 tigers died in India in 2015 because of illegal poaching, say wildlife groups
India

At least 33 tigers died in India in 2015 because of illegal poaching, say wildlife groups

Conservationists say at least 41 tigers have died in the first seven months of this year despite awareness campaigns across India to save the big cats.

Mullah Omar's son Yaqub assassinated: report
World

Mullah Omar's son Yaqub assassinated: report

Mullah Yaqub, the son of late Taliban leader Mullah Mohammad Omar has reportedly been killed, sections of the Afghan media reported on Tuesday

26 people killed in Baghdad market bombings; Islamic State actor suspected behind attack
World

26 people killed in Baghdad market bombings; Islamic State actor suspected behind attack

A pair of car bombs exploded on Wednesday at crowded popular markets in predominantly Shiite neighborhoods of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, killing at least 26 people and wounding 58, authorities said.

20 killed in Bangladesh's Mymensingh city stampede
World

20 killed in Bangladesh's Mymensingh city stampede

At least 20 people were killed and over 50 injured on Friday in a stampede in Bangladesh's Mymensingh city.

Sunanda Pushkar death: The police expect polygraph tests to open a Pandora's Box
India

Sunanda Pushkar death: The police expect polygraph tests to open a Pandora's Box

Who killed Congress MP Shashi Tharoor’s wife Sunanda Pushkar?

Orchestra singer in UP shot dead for refusing to perform song
India

Orchestra singer in UP shot dead for refusing to perform song

A 23-year-old orchestra singer was today shot dead by a man after she allegedly refused to perform a song on the demand of the audience during a marriage function in Baria area

Boko Haram militants killed in Nigeria claims security source
World

Boko Haram militants killed in Nigeria claims security source

Scores of Boko Haram militants were killed when Nigerian troops repelled massive attacks launched at Maiduguri and other towns in the northeastern state of Borno.

Catastrophic devastation: Satellite images reveal true scale of Boko Haram attack in Nigeria
World

Catastrophic devastation: Satellite images reveal true scale of Boko Haram attack in Nigeria

Amnesty International has released shocking satellite imagery that they claim "show devastation of catastrophic proportions" in Baga and Doron Baga, two towns in northeastern Nigeria that were attacked by Boko Haram.