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Major fire at Bokaro Steel Plant

Bokaro, Sep 23 (UNI) A major fire broke out inside the coaltar distillation plant of the Bokaro Steel Plant here in which the coaltar pond was completely destroyed.

Since the fire fighters of the plant were not sufficient to douse the flames help from outside was called and it took 16 fire fighting engines pooled from Jharkhand government, Damodar Valley Corporation and from Tenughat almost nine hours to contain the flames.

Though an official figure on the losses is yet to be received but it is being estimated that it might be in several crores. The plant management has ordered a probe to find out the reasons behind the incident however initial investigations have said fire from the motor room caused the incident which engulfed the entire area.

The management has maintained that the incident will not hamper the steel production at the plant. No loss of life was caused in the incident
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Mamata expresses grief at Basu Chatterjee's demise

04 Jun 2020 | 3:43 PM

Kolkata, Jun 4 (UNI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday expressed her profound grief at the passing away of legendary film director and screenwriter Basu Chatterjee.

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Forest Minister Rajiv Banerjee and Forest Department staff comes face to face with a tiger

04 Jun 2020 | 3:05 PM

Sundarbans, Jun 4 (UNI) Nylon mesh walls surround the vast expanse of the Sundarbans mainly to keep the distance between the tigers in the forest and the people on the island.
But as a result of Amphan this nylon mesh wall has been destroyed and hence the Forest Department personnel have been patrolling the Sundarbans estuary all night with a sleeping gun and even double barrel rifles.

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Mother and daughter murdered in Deoghar

04 Jun 2020 | 2:18 PM

Deoghar, Jun 4 (UNI) A woman and her daughter were found murdered in their house on the Kutchery Road under Town Police Station area of this district.

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HC asks Nagaland Assembly Speaker to end disqualification trial

04 Jun 2020 | 2:10 PM

Kohima, Jun 04 (UNI) The Kohima Bench of the Gauhati High Court has directed the Speaker of the Nagaland Legislative Assembly to conclude the disqualification proceedings against the seven Naga Peoples’ Front (NPF) MLAs and pass appropriate orders within 6 weeks.

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7-member Central team visits cyclone Amphan hit areas in Odisha to assess damages

04 Jun 2020 | 2:08 PM

Bhubaneswar,Jun 04 (UNI) A seven-member inter ministerial central team, led by Joint Secretary Ministry of Home Affairs Shri Prakash, today visited Kendrapara and Balasore Distrct for an on the spot assessment of the damages caused by the Super Cyclonic storm Amphan last month.

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