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NTPC shuts Unchahar plant unit after 26 die in blast

NTPC shuts Unchahar plant unit after 26 die in blast

NTPC shuts Unchahar plant unit after 26 die in blast. Power producer NTPC on Thursday said it has shut down a 500 MW unit at its Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Power Station in Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh following the accident on Wednesday that claimed the lives of 26 people. The company in a regulatory filing

TV Anchor Fights Tears After Finding Out On Air Channel Is Being Shut

TV Anchor Fights Tears After Finding Out On Air Channel Is Being Shut

After 49 years, Israel’s Channel One suddenly went off the air.An Israeli television news anchor got tearful reporting her own show’s sudden cancellation on air. Geula Even fought back tears after learning it would be her last show on Israel’s Channel One after the government abruptly decided to shut it down.In a video clip of

Kashmir remains shut for 103rd consecutive day

Srinagar: Separatists called protest shutdown paralysed life for 103rd consecutive day in Kashmir Valley, however, authorities on Wednesday did not impose any curfew or restrictions anywhere. “No curfew or restrictions have been imposed anywhere today (Wednesday),” a senior police official said here.”Adequate deployment of security forces have been made to maintain law and order across

Kashmir shut for 88th consecutive day

Srinagar: The Kashmir Valley remained shut for the 88th consecutive day on Tuesday and life remained paralyzed as authorities made heavy deployments of security forces here and other areas.Officials said sufficient deployments of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and state police were made here as well as all district headquarters to maintain peace. Separatists

Kashmir shut for 83rd consecutive day

Srinagar: The Kashmir Valley on Thursday remained shut for the 83rd consecutive day with heavy security deployment in Srinagar and other parts as the separatists have issued another weekly protest calendar extending the shutdown till October 6. However, there was no curfew anywhere in the Valley, a senior police official said. Main markets, public transport and

Kashmir remains shut for the 80th consecutive day

Srinagar: Kashmir remained shut on Monday for the 80th consecutive day, although markets in Srinagar had opened and were booming with customers.Markets in Lal Chowk and many other areas opened on Sunday evening and remained in business till late in the night. Customers had thronged these markets and several areas had witnessed traffic snarls that

Kashmir shut for 77th day

Srinagar: Kashmir remained shut for the 77th consecutive day on Friday as authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar city to prevent a separatist called protest march. “Restrictions have been placed in three police station areas in Srinagar, parts of Anantnag, Shopian, Pulwama, Kulgam,” a senior police official said here. Ever since the present unrest began on July

Kashmir shut for 76th day

Srinagar: Kashmir remained shut for the 76th consecutive day on Thursday as authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar city to prevent a separatist called protest march. “Restrictions and deployments of police and CRPF were also made in some other parts of the Valley today (Thursday),” a senior police official said here. The separatists, in their latest protest

Kashmir remain shut for 70 consecutive days

Srinagar: Curfew like restrictions were imposed by authorities in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir Valley on Friday to prevent separatists called protests. The authorities did not mention if there would be curfew anywhere in the valley on Friday, but deployed security forces were disallowing all pedestrian and vehicular movement in old city areas of

Kashmir remains shut for 66th day

Srinagar: Kashmir remained shut for the 66th day with authorities deploying security personnel in Srinagar and other places in the Valley to maintain law and order on Monday. A senior police official told IANS, “Restrictions have been imposed in Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian and Pulwama districts.” The Valley will remain shut despite Eid celebrations on Tuesday,

Kashmir remains shut for 64th day

Srinagar: Kashmir remained shut gor the 64th consecutive day on saturday with authorities deploying security personnel in Srinagar and other places in the Valley to maintain law and order. Clashes, however, broke in old city areas of Srinagar when an alleged state government driver was beaten to death by the security forces. Police spokesman has

Kashmir Valley shut for 62nd consecutive day

Srinagar: Authorities made heavy deployment of security forces in Srinagar and other areas of the Kashmir Valley on Thursday as life remained paralysed for the 62nd consecutive day, officials said. A senior police officer said deployment of security forces in sufficient strength have been made in old city and uptown areas of Srinagar and other

Kashmir Valley remains shut for 58th day

Srinagar: Authorities made heavy security deployment in Srinagar and other places of the Kashmir Valley Monday to maintain law and order. “Deployments were made in sufficient strength to maintain law and order in the Valley. There will be no curfew anywhere today (Monday),” a senior police official said. Over 200 civilians and security personnel were

I’ve shut my critics up, says Neymar

Rio de Janeiro:  Brazil football superstar Neymar labelled winning Rio Olympic gold as one of the “best things” of his life as he hit back at critics following Brazil’s dramatic win over Germany here in the final. The forward scored from a free-kick as the match finished 1-1 in regulation time and sealed Brazil’s first

Border shut after Afghans burn Pakistani flag

Islamabad: Pakistan has closed its border with Afghanistan indefinitely after a group of Afghan demonstrators attacked the Friendship Gate at Chaman and set the Pakistani flag on fire. The incident that took place on Thursday evening has resulted in suspension in the movement of trucks involved in trade shipments between the two countries and carrying

Airport shut as volcano erupts in Indonesia

Jakarta: An airport was forced to close in eastern Indonesia as Mount Gamalama volcano erupted on Wednesday, a disaster agency official said. “Babullah airport in Ternate city is closed because of the volcanic ash,” the official told Xinhua. A 4.6-magnitude quake triggered the volcano to erupt, spewing a column of ash by up to 600

Breaking: Gurgaon waterlogging forces schools to shut, calls to avoid travelling

Gurgaon: The Haryana government on Friday declared a two-day school holiday while the Gurgaon police has issued an advisory to avoid travelling as thousands of commuters remained stuck on National Highway 8 due to flooding on the roads. “People coming to Gurgaon from Delhi are advised to stay back today to avoid being stuck in

Will take Anurag Kashyap’s films with eyes shut: Surveen

New Delhi: Actress Surveen Chawla says she would be ready to blindly take on any new project by filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, under whose direction she worked in the 2013 film “Ugly”. “He will always be one of my most favourite directors to work with…So anytime an opportunity to work with Anurag will be taken with