Maddux, Glavine, Thomas elected to Hall of Fame

Former Atlanta Braves star pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and retired superstar slugger Frank Thomas were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in voting announced on Wednesday.

SC grants bail to three officials in Balco chimney blast

The Supreme Court today granted
bail to three officials of the BALCO, Chattisgarh, charged with culpable homicide not
amounting to murder for the death of over 40 workers in the
company`s chimney plant in November last year.

Two engineers held for Balco chimney collapse

Two engineers of a private construction firm were arrested Saturday for their alleged role in last year`s chimney collapse at the Bharat Aluminum Company Limited power plant in which 40 people were killed, police said here.

Balco mishap: Chinese engineers fail to get bail

A local court in Chhattisgarh`s Korba town late Monday rejected the bail applications of three Chinese engineers, who were arrested for the chimney collapse last year at BALCO power plant, in which 40 people were killed.

`Balco mishap Chhattisgarh`s biggest industrial tragedy`

The Chhattisgarh government Friday termed the Sep 23 Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (Balco) power plant chimney crash, at Korba town, the biggest-ever industrial tragedy in the state`s history.

Arrested Chinese engineers hospitalised

Three Chinese engineers, arrested in Chhattisgarh for alleged culpability in a chimney crash at the Balco power plant, were Tuesday shifted to hospital.

Balco officials approach SC for bail in chimney collapse case

Three officials arrested in Bharat Aluminium Company Limited (Balco) chimney collapse case has filed a bail petition in Supreme Court, a company official said on Saturday.

Documents on Rs 550 Cr BALCO disinvestment missing

Government tender documents and minutes pertaining to the Rs 551.5 crore disinvestment of the Bharat Aluminium Company (BALCO) in Chhattisgarh`s Korba district eight years ago cannot be traced by the ministries concerned.

Balco VP arrested for power plant tragedy

Balco vice president Viral Mehta and two others have been nabbed in connection with the September 23 tragedy in which at least 41 workers were killed when an under-construction chimney caved in.

Police question Chinese engineers in Balco mishap

Chhattisgarh police have interrogated several Chinese engineers employed by SEPCO at Korba town to probe the September 23 collapse of an under-construction power plant chimney that killed 45 workers.

Balco accident: Govt downplays look-out notice against Chinese engineers

The government on Wednesday sought to
downplay issuing of look-out notices against Chinese employees
working at Balco`s power plant in Chhattisgarh, where collapse
of a Chimney last week caused death of 45 people.

Ch`garh police summons Balco CEO for chimney crash

Chhattisgarh police have summoned the CEO of aluminium major Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd (Balco) for the Sep 23 collapse of an under-construction chimney at a power plant in Korba that killed 45 workers, officials said.

Balco chimney toll rises to 45, Chinese employees flee

Dozens of Chinese nationals working at Bharat Aluminium Company Ltd in Chhattisgarh`s Korba town are reported to have fled fearing attacks by locals after an under-construction chimney at the plant collapsed on Wednesday.

Death toll in Balco plant mishap climbs to 40

The death toll on Saturday mounted to 40 in Wednesday`s chimney collapse at an under-construction power plant of the metal major Balco at Korba in Chhattisgarh.

Balco accident: 34 bodies retrieved, more still trapped

Rescuers had retrieved the bodies of 34 workers till Friday noon from the Balco plant in Chhattisgarh and were struggling to remove the debris of a 100-metre chimney that crashed two days ago.

Balco confirms 18 deaths, CITU fears over 100 deaths

Aluminium maker Balco on Thursday
confirmed 18 deaths due to the collapse of its under
construction chimney at its upcoming power plant in Korba in

15 killed, scores trapped in BALCO accident

Atleast fifteen people lost their lives when an under construction chimney at the Bharat Aluminium Co Ltd (Balco) site here collapsed. All the deceased are reported to be labourers working at the site.