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It’s time to cut down the firework craze


The fiery mishap at a firecracker factory in Sivakasi in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday killed 39 people, while many suffered serious burns.

Though not directly, Kerala has played a major role in causing th

Sivakasi fire: 7 arrested, teams formed to trace unit owner

Seven persons were arrested on Thursday in connection with the massive fire at a cracker manufacturing unit near here that claimed 39 lives even as police are on the lookout for the owner of the facto

Magisterial probe ordered into Sivakasi fire

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Thursday ordered a magisterial probe into the devastating fire at a cracker manufacturing unit in Sivakasi, which claimed 39 lives and injured several others.

CM condoles deaths in cracker unit fire; announces cash relief


Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday condoled the deaths of persons in a fire mishap at Sivakasi and announced a cash relief of Rs two lakh each to next of kin of those killed.


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