Nov 02 2017
NTPC said in a statement, according to NDTV, "An unfortunate accident in the boiler of 500MW under trial unit of NTPC - Unchahar occurred this afternoon".
Rescue operations underway in close coordination with the District Administration.Over 1000 people work in this unit of NTPC.
It also was not clear how many workers were in the plant at the time.
"It's believed that accumulation of ash inside pipe and furnace of the boiler exploded due to pressure at the power plant", a senior official at Raebareli told Xinhua.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he was "deeply pained" by the accident at a power plant in Uttar Pradesh which has claimed 18 lives today, and added that the situation was being closely monitored.
The injured have been admitted to the district hospital.
Ambulances were dispatched immediately after the incident.
Israel Neutralized A Terror Tunnel From Gaza Into Israel
It went on to hold Hamas - which has governed the strip since 2007 - responsible for what it described as "hostile activity". The tunnel extended for over a mile, some of it deep into Israeli territory.
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A National Disaster Response Force unit has been dispatched from Lucknow to assist in rescue operations.
Former Samajwadi Party MLA Manoj Pandey alleged NTPC management discriminated between higher officials and labourers in providing medical assistance.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi, the Member of Parliament from Rae Bareli, offered condolences for the victims and their families.
Yogi Adityanath has announces an ex gratia of Rs 2 lakh for next of kin of deceased, Rs 50,000 for critically injured and Rs 25,000 for injured.
Three units with a combined capacity of 630 MW are continuing to generate electricity, while the 500 MW unit that was hit by the explosion has been shut down.
NTPC's Unchahar plant is a coal-based power station that provides power to Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Delhi, Uttranchal.
Nov 02 2017
Tesla gives wishy-washy outlook for Model 3 production issues
Shares of far larger automaker General Motors have climbed about 23 percent, while Ford shares are up almost 2 percent. Installations of its energy-storage units rose 138% year-on-year in the third quarter, driven by the Powerwall.
Nov 01 2017
Champions League: Wait over, Dele Alli wants to make most of return
Unfortunately for Spurs, things did not go according to plan, with a late Anthony Martial goal condemning them to defeat. It's a great stage to play football. "As for me, I played in the old Wembley and that was a great feeling".
Oct 30 2017
Astros' Yuli Gurriel Suspended For Racist Gesture
I think that we all, all need continuing reminders and education in this area as to what's appropriate and not appropriate. Said Manfred: "There is no place in our game for the behavior or any behavior like the behavior we witnessed last night".
Oct 28 2017
WTA Finals: Caroline Garcia beats Caroline Wozniacki; Elina Svitolina beats Simona Halep
Debut participation in the Final tournament of the WTA brought Elina Svitolina 275 points and 283 thousand dollars in prize money. Though eliminated from contention herself, Svitolina beat top seed Halep 6-3, 6-4 to ensure Garcia won the Red Group .
Oct 28 2017
Aaron Rodgers: Anthony Barr gave me the finger, "suck it" sign
That sound you just heard was hundreds of JS commenters deleting their latest Aaron Rodgers tirades. "Sometimes you exaggerate. Despite the league's non-punishment, Rodgers and Packers coach Mike McCarthy have chided Barr after the fact.
Oct 27 2017
Flu shots at the ready
In British Columbia , health-care workers must get the vaccine or wear a face mask during flu season. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand rub.
Oct 26 2017
Laptop Found in Las Vegas Gunman's Hotel Room Missing Hard Drive
Court records show Bruce Paddock has previous convictions for vandalism, criminal threats and theft, according to NBC News . Another brother, Eric Paddock, spoke to the media after the shooting, but Bruce Paddock did not.
Oct 25 2017
Two House Panels Launch Investigation Into FBI's 2016 Decisions
Nunes, who stepped aside from his panel's Russian Federation probe amid controversy in April, said the uranium inquiry was a separate matter.
Oct 25 2017
General Motors Company (GM) Backs Outlook As Q3 Earnings Top View
Franklin Parlapiano Turner & Welch LLC acquired a new position in General Motors during the 1st quarter valued at about $106,000. General Motors Company , launched on August 11, 2009, designs, builds and sells cars, trucks, crossovers and automobile parts.
Oct 23 2017
Egyptian police officers killed in shootout in Giza
Police on their way to a hideout used by the Hasm militant group reportedly came under attack with rocket-propelled grenades. However, the Ministry of Interior today said that 16 policemen, including 11 officers, were killed in the clashes.
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