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.
Indonesia fireworks factory disaster kills at least 47 people
The blaze took hold at around 09:00 local time (02:00 GMT), at an industrial complex in Tangerang, west of the capital Jakarta. The blaze has been brought under control, but the exact number of casualties is still being confirmed, the BBC reported.
Pollution kills more people each year than war, AIDS, and malaria combined
Previous reports have documented the health cost of environmental damage according to individual types of pollutants. People who are sick or dead can not contribute to the economy.
Liam Payne: Cheryl Tweedy is a 'fantastic' mum
Earlier this year Liam , who became a dad for the first time in March of this year, opened up about Cheryl trying to dump him. However, they'd actually met many years before, when Liam auditioned for TV talent show The X Factor when Cheryl was a judge.
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
Suspect sought after shooting at University of Utah
Finding the door unlocked, they entered and found a 63-year-old white man dead in the bathroom, Harvey said. The documents also say Boutain acknowledged taking three guns from a home in Colorado.
Nov 01 2017
Rappers and Singers' Best Halloween Costumes of 2017
Kim Kardashian has already slayed in three separate costumes this year-and it isn't even Halloween yet. Did Kim K culturally appropriate? "At the end of the day, she's still the mother of his children".
Oct 31 2017
IAEA has not requested new inspections, says Iran
Amano said in September IAEA inspections verifying Iran's side of the deal are the world's toughest. The administration's apparent position is also out of step with the American public's.
Oct 31 2017
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.
Oct 29 2017
Trump to declare opioids a public health emergency
Republicans praised the efforts, while Democrats criticized the lack of funding. Chris Christie , is set to release its final recommendations on November 1.
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
National Park Service considering hiking entry fees at 17 parks
Increases to fees at Mount Rainier , Rocky Mountain , and Shenandoah National Parks will take effect on June 1. The proposal comes less than two years after numerous parks that charge entrance fees became more costly.
Oct 26 2017
Microsoft kills Kinect, its motion control camera for Xbox and Windows
The full body tracking of the Kinect lent itself very nicely to certain genres of games , one of which was dancing. This isn't surprising since there weren't a lot of games that utilized the technology in recent years.
Oct 25 2017
Steelers receiver Martavis Bryant still seems pretty unhappy
The last thing they need is one of their own players making it more hard because he's not getting the ball enough. Bryant previously denied a report about an earlier trade request , which we now see wasn't totally true.
Oct 24 2017
Group Voice Calls On WhatsApp Soon! Get Ready For Conference Calling
Facebook is also working on a group video chat app called Bonfire , but it's only available to a small number of users right now. Whatsapp is now testing an "unsend" feature which will help users to get rid of messages sent either by mistake or deliberately.
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