Wednesday, 10 August, 2022
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These are the 3 theories security agencies are investigating in Ludhiana blast

'High-grade' blast at district and sessions court complex in Ludhiana Thursday afternoon left one dead and five injured.

DRDO scientist held for Rohini court blast, Delhi Police says he wanted to kill ex-neighbour

The blast at Rohini court occurred around 10.25 am on 9 December, in courtroom No. 102, and left one policeman injured. It was a low-intensity explosion because the IED 'malfunctioned'.

9 Chinese workers among 12 killed in bus explosion in northern Pakistan

Pakistan said the blast was caused by a gas leak, but China condemned the explosion and called the country to strengthen security for Chinese companies.

Blast outside Embassy may be connected to 2012 attack on diplomats, says Israeli envoy

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has assured the Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi of "fullest protection" to their diplomats.

Low-intensity blast outside Israel Embassy in Delhi, police say ‘act of mischief’

Delhi Police says bomb was kept on the pavement outside the embassy. While no injuries were reported, three cars were damaged in the blast.

At least 5 killed in blast at fireworks factory in Tamil Nadu

Citing initial probe, police said chemicals which were being mixed and stuffed caught fire due to friction leading to a series of explosions, severely damaging the structure.

4 dead, 12 injured in explosion at toy factory in Aligarh

The explosion, apparently caused by a gas cylinder Tuesday, had ripped apart at least half a dozen neighbouring houses in Khatikaan locality of Aligarh.

NIA rules out terror angle in Punjab farm blast, says it was firecracker explosives

A blast in Tarn Taran district Wednesday night killed two persons and injured one. The Punjab Police called in the NIA, suspecting a terror angle.

Blast in Punjab firecracker factory kills 10, rescuers look for survivors in the debris

Punjab Police said most of the casualties were workers of the factory. The NDRF and SDRF have joined the rescue operations.

Rivalry between Sikhs & Nirankaris is almost a century old

The Nirankaris and the Sikhs have shared a deeply troubled relationship since before Independence.

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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