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1200 MW BALCO Power Plant in Korba shut for pollution

Raipur, Sep 24 (UNI) A day after a major breach in the embankment of Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO)'s ash pond at Rukbahari village in Korba, Chhattisgarh Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Sunday shut down the company's 1200 MW captive power plant at Korba for pollution.

The pollution watchdog's order came after the fly ash slurry from the damaged pond Number 6 flowed into the Belgiri nullah causing air and water pollution in the entire region.
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TMC, Cong in Meghalaya condemns ‘harassment’ of nun in Assam

22 Feb 2024 | 8:09 PM

Shillong, Feb 22 (UNI)Members of Opposition Congress and Trinamool Congress on Thursday expressed their serious concern over the harassment of a
missionary nun in Goalpara, Assam when she was traveling from Dudhnoi to Goalpara on February 17 and condemned it.

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Honey trap: Mumbai woman held for trying to extort money from hotelier

22 Feb 2024 | 8:03 PM

Mumbai, Feb 22 (UNI) In an incident of honey trap, a young woman has been arrested for attempting to extort Rs 15 crore from a hotelier in the Andheri area of the city after establishing physical relations with him, police said on Thursday.

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J&K: Lt Governor conducts  on-site inspection of transit accommodation  at Zewan

J&K: Lt Governor conducts on-site inspection of transit accommodation at Zewan

22 Feb 2024 | 7:53 PM

Srinagar, Feb 22 (UNI) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday conducted an on-site inspection and reviewed the construction
work of the transit accommodation for Prime Minister Package employees at Zewan in Srinagar.

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Punjab budget to be presented on March 5

Punjab budget to be presented on March 5

22 Feb 2024 | 7:48 PM

Chandigarh, Feb 22 (UNI) The budget session of the Punjab Assembly will begin from March 1, with the state budget slated to be presented on March 5, an official said on Thursday after a meeting of the state Cabinet.

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Arunachal CM hails Union Cabinet nod on FMBAP continuation

22 Feb 2024 | 7:33 PM

Itanagar, Feb 22 (UNI) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu has welcomed the Union Cabinet’s approval on the continuation of the centrally sponsored scheme, Flood Management and Border Areas Programme (FMBAP), with a total outlay of Rs 4,100 crore for a period of 5 years from 2021-22 to 2025-26.

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