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Giant crane collapses at Hindustan Shipyard in Vizag, killing 11 workers

Giant crane collapses at Hindustan Shipyard in Vizag, killing 11 workers

Visakhapatnam, Aug 1 (UNI) Eleven personnel, including four permanent employees of HSL, lost their lives, when a huge new crane collapsed on them at Hindustan Shipyard Limited (HSL) here on Saturday.
At around 1130 hrs, load testing of the crane was being carried out by contractor Green Field and other workers. Suddenly, the crane tilted towards one side, collapsed and fell on the north side of the Slipway-4 on the crane track, the HSL said in a statement here.
who died were involved in operation and other supports for the evolution,
The incident killed 11 personnel, including three from Green Field, two from Lead Engineers and one from Squad-7. One person was yet to be identified, as his body was trapped in the debris and efforts were on to retrieve the body, it added.
An FIR about the incident has been lodged at Malkapuram police station.

A Department Enquiry Committee, headed by a Director, was convened to establish the causes leading to the incident, said the statement.

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Ethics Committee recommends action against MLA

20 Jan 2021 | 9:33 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 (UNI) The Privileges and Ethics Committee of the Kerala Legislative Assembly has opined that MLA PC George had made a derogatory remark against a nun who was subjected to rape.

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Karnataka registers 501 fresh cases of COVID-19

Karnataka registers 501 fresh cases of COVID-19

20 Jan 2021 | 9:21 PM

Bengaluru, Jan 20(UNI) Karnataka has registered 501 fresh cases of the COVID-19 in the last 24-hours
taking the total number of people infected from the coronavirus in the state to 9,33,578 on Wednesday.

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Nepali, who stole jewellery worth Rs 62 lakhs in Bengaluru City, held

20 Jan 2021 | 9:20 PM

Bengaluru, Jan 20 (UNI) Police have nabbed a Nepali who had stolen Rs 62 lakhs worth gold ornaments from a house where he was working as Security guard.

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COVID-19: Food Minister Kamaraj health condition improving, says hospital

COVID-19: Food Minister Kamaraj health condition improving, says hospital

20 Jan 2021 | 9:14 PM

Chennai, Jan 20 (UNI) The clinical condition of Tamil Nadu Minister for Food and Civil Supplies, R.Kamaraj, who had tested positive for COVID-19, is improving with all vital parameters being stable.

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Ethics Committee gives clean chit to Isaac

20 Jan 2021 | 9:12 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 (UNI) Kerala Finance Minister Thomas Isaac was given a clean chit by the Privileges and Ethics Committee which looked into the breach of privilege notice issued by the Opposition.

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