Hyderabad State http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/34700/all en http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221-28 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Blast in southern Indian city of Hyderabad: TV images</p> <p>pmc/sm</p> Hyderabad State AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:16:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5762164 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221-31 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Seven dead, 47 hurt in bomb blasts in Indian city of Hyderabad: police</p> <p>pmc/sm</p> Hyderabad State AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 14:45:31 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5762190 at http://www.globalpost.com http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221-35 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indian PM Singh calls Hyderabad bombings "dastardly act", vows punishment</p> <p>pmc/sm</p> Hyderabad State War AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 15:46:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5762270 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Bomb blasts rock southern Indian city; at least 11 dead http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/update-1-bomb-blasts-rock-southern-indian-city-at-least-11-dead <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>HYDERABAD, India, Feb 21 (Reuters) - Two bombs placed on bicycles exploded in a crowded market-place in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad on Thursday, and the federal home minister said at least 11 people were killed and 50 wounded.</p> <p>All major cities in the country were placed on high alert, television channels said, adding that as many as 15 people may have been killed in the explosions.</p> <p>Hyderabad is a major IT centre in India, only second to Bangalore. Microsoft and Google have major centres in the city.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130221/update-1-bomb-blasts-rock-southern-indian-city-at-least-11-dead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Hyderabad State Religious violence in India War Thomson Reuters Thu, 21 Feb 2013 16:00:42 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5762276 at http://www.globalpost.com 20 killed as bomb blasts hit India's Hyderabad http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/20-killed-bomb-blasts-hit-indias-hyderabad-0 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said the perpetrators of the "dastardly act" would be punished. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/20-killed-bomb-blasts-hit-indias-hyderabad-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Hyderabad State Terrorism in India War AFP Thu, 21 Feb 2013 19:02:00 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5762490 at http://www.globalpost.com India hunts bombers after Hyderabad carnage http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/india-hunts-bombers-after-hyderabad-carnage <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>India hunted Friday for perpetrators of twin bomb attacks that killed 14 people and wounded dozens more near a cinema and a bus stand in a busy neighbourhood in the city of Hyderabad.</p> <p>Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said those responsible for the "dastardly act" would be punished, as federal investigators and bomb disposal units arrived at the cordoned-off blast site in southern India.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130221/india-hunts-bombers-after-hyderabad-carnage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Business Government Hyderabad State War AFP Fri, 22 Feb 2013 04:30:59 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5762937 at http://www.globalpost.com India says warned of bombs that killed 14 in IT hub Hyderabad http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/india-says-warned-bombs-killed-14-it-hub-hyderabad <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Shafiq Mohammed</p> <p>HYDERABAD, India, Feb 22 (Reuters) - India had intelligence warnings of a security threat several days before two bicycle bombs ripped through a market in the southern city of Hyderabad, the home minister said on Friday, adding that the death toll had risen to 14.</p> <p>Six people were in critical condition after the near-simultaneous blasts on Thursday, Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said after visiting the site and one of seven hospitals treating victims among the 119 wounded.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/india-says-warned-bombs-killed-14-it-hub-hyderabad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afzal Guru Hyderabad State Politics of India Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Fri, 22 Feb 2013 06:15:51 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5762952 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-India says warned of bombs that killed 16 in IT hub Hyderabad http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/update-1-india-says-warned-bombs-killed-16-it-hub-hyderabad <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds Pakistan response, updates death toll, adds detail)</p> <p>By Shafiq Mohammed</p> <p>HYDERABAD, India, Feb 22 (Reuters) - India had intelligence agency warnings of a security threat several days before two bombs went off in a market in the city of Hyderabad, the interior minister said on Friday, adding that the death toll had risen to 16.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130222/update-1-india-says-warned-bombs-killed-16-it-hub-hyderabad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afzal Guru Bharatiya Janata Party Hyderabad State Social Issues War Thomson Reuters Fri, 22 Feb 2013 11:30:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5763183 at http://www.globalpost.com 23 killed in fire on train in southern India http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131228/23-killed-fire-train-southern-india <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A fire on an overnight train killed at least 23 people Saturday in southern India as it ripped through a carriage packed with sleeping passengers, local television networks reported.</p> <p>The express train was travelling from the southern city of Bangalore to Nanded when the fire broke out in an air-conditioned carriage around 3:00 am, the NDTV and CNN-IBN networks said.</p> <p>The local police chief confirmed to AFP that there had been fatalities and that rescue operations were under way but would not give a number of the dead.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131228/23-killed-fire-train-southern-india" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hyderabad State Indian Railways Rail transport in India Technology AFP Sat, 28 Dec 2013 06:01:14 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6030577 at http://www.globalpost.com 23 killed in fire on train in southern India http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131228/23-killed-fire-train-southern-india-2 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A fire on an overnight train killed at least 23 people Saturday in southern India as it ripped through a carriage packed with sleeping passengers, officials said.</p> <p>Railways Minister Mallikarjun Kharge told AFP that the blaze was believed to have been caused by a faulty air-conditioning system on one of the coaches which caught fire around 3:30am as it travelled from Bangalore to Nanded.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131228/23-killed-fire-train-southern-india-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hyderabad State Indian Railways Rail transport in India Technology AFP Sat, 28 Dec 2013 06:01:34 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6030585 at http://www.globalpost.com Indian train inferno kills at least 26 people http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131228/indian-train-inferno-kills-at-least-26-people <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fire raced through an Indian train carriage packed with sleeping passengers on Saturday, killing at least 26 people, and forcing terrified passengers to smash windows in a frantic bid to escape.</p> <p>Some passengers were able to break the train's toilet cabin windows, but other victims were overcome by the thick, swirling smoke and bodies were found heaped at the windows and doors.</p> <p>"We woke up to the screams of 'fire, fire!'. Everybody was screaming," one survivor, identified as Patil, told The Press Trust of India news agency.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131228/indian-train-inferno-kills-at-least-26-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hyderabad State Indian Railways Rail transport in India Technology AFP Sat, 28 Dec 2013 14:17:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6030784 at http://www.globalpost.com Indian train inferno kills at least 26 people http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131228/indian-train-inferno-kills-at-least-26-people <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Fire raced through an Indian train carriage packed with sleeping passengers on Saturday, killing at least 26 people, and forcing terrified passengers to smash windows in a frantic bid to escape.</p> <p>Some passengers were able to break the train's toilet cabin windows, but other victims were overcome by the thick, swirling smoke and bodies were found heaped at the windows and doors.</p> <p>"We woke up to the screams of 'fire, fire!'. Everybody was screaming," one survivor, identified as Patil, told The Press Trust of India news agency.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131228/indian-train-inferno-kills-at-least-26-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hyderabad State Indian Railways Rail transport in India Technology AFP Sat, 28 Dec 2013 14:17:44 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6030785 at http://www.globalpost.com Families wait for bodies of loved ones in India train fire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131229/families-wait-bodies-loved-ones-india-train-fire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indian families faced an agonising wait Sunday for the bodies of their loved ones after a fire raced through a train carriage and claimed 26 lives.</p> <p>The blaze swept through the packed carriage on Saturday while passengers were sleeping as the train was travelling from the southern city of Bangalore to the city of Nanded. </p> <p>Some 20 charred bodies have so far been identified but only eight of them have been handed over to relatives, an Indian Railways official, N.Ramesh, said at the scene at the tragedy.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131229/families-wait-bodies-loved-ones-india-train-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Hyderabad State Indian Railways Rail transport in India AFP Sun, 29 Dec 2013 14:31:49 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6031219 at http://www.globalpost.com Families wait for bodies of loved ones in India train fire http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131229/families-wait-bodies-loved-ones-india-train-fire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Indian families faced an agonising wait Sunday for the bodies of their loved ones after a fire raced through a train carriage and claimed 26 lives.</p> <p>The blaze swept through the packed carriage on Saturday while passengers were sleeping as the train was travelling from the southern city of Bangalore to the city of Nanded. </p> <p>Some 20 charred bodies have so far been identified but only eight of them have been handed over to relatives, an Indian Railways official, N.Ramesh, said at the scene at the tragedy.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131229/families-wait-bodies-loved-ones-india-train-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Disaster Hyderabad State Indian Railways Rail transport in India AFP Sun, 29 Dec 2013 14:31:49 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6031220 at http://www.globalpost.com