Power project
AGARTALA, 14 JUNE: President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate a 726 mw gas based thermal power project at Palatana, the biggest of its kind in the country, near Udaipur in Gomati district in Tripura during his two-day visit to the state from 20 June. Mr Mukherjee will also address the convocations of Tripura Central University and National Institute of Technology (NIT) and participate in a civic reception at the town hall here, official sources said today. pti
MP official dead
BHOPAL, 14 JUNE: MP Industries Commissioner T Dharma Rao (54) and his wife Vidya were among the four killed in a road accident near Khardungla Pass in Jammu and Kashmir’s Leh district this morning. The other deceased include Kumud Singh, wife of Ujjain Development Authority CEO Shivendra Singh and the fated Innova car’s driver Chemet Dorje, a resident of the area. sns
Old ordnance
MUMBAI, 14 JUNE: The Indian Navy has disposed 90 unexploded ordnance recovered during dredging operations carried out in the Arabian Sea off Mumbai.
“The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) had requested the Indian Navy for assistance in safe disposal of these unexploded ordnances (UXOS),” a defence spokesperson said here today. pti