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Gas Leak
India  /  Published 30.06.20

Gas leak in Vizag, 2 dead

Two people were killed and four others were taken ill after benzene gas leaked at a pharmaceutical company at Parawada near here early on Tuesday morning, official sources said. The situation was now...
By PTI in Visakhapatnam

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.19

Fire shuts HPL plant

Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) has to shut down its plant in the wake of Friday’s fire that left 15 staffers injured.The decision was taken on Friday night to avert further trouble even as the mana...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 07.05.20

Post-lockdown leak kills 11

A gas leak in the dead of night at a chemical plant that was emerging from the Covid-19 lockdown killed at least 11 people and left hundreds in hospitals in Visakhapatnam on Thursday.Terrifying accoun...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 09.06.20

Massive fire at Assam's Baghjan oil well

A massive fire engulfed the damaged Baghjan oil well on Tuesday, which has been spewing gas uncontrollably for the last 14 days in Assam's Tinsukia district, official sources said.The blaze at the Oil...
By PTI in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.19

Hazard alert lifted at HPL

A “danger alert” flashed at the plant of Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) after Friday’s fire was lifted on Sunday amid hopes operations could resume in “three to four days”.Ashok Ghosh, the ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

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India  /  Published 25.05.20

Seize LG Polymers factory: Andhra HC

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has ordered the seizure of the premises of LG Polymers plant in Visakhapatnam, where there was a gas leakage, and also barred entry into the plant by all except the commi...
By PTI in Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh)

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.20

Bokaro Steel gas leak: 3 faint

At least three people, including a deputy general manager (DGM), fainted after inhaling nitrogen gas that leaked from a transformer at the hot strip mill of the Bokaro Steel Plant here on Monday eveni...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Opinion  /  Published 11.05.20

Hurt again: Human lives, ecology

The sight of collective human distress seems to have become routine in India. Migrant workers trudging along highways and collapsing from exhaustion or starvation may be associated with the abrupt loc...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 10.05.20

Facility safeguards

In the wake of the gas leak at a factory in Visakhapatnam, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has issued detailed guidelines to restart industries after the lockdown and the precautions...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.05.20

Visakhapatnam Gas Leak: Protest at gate with the dead

Villagers placed the bodies of three victims of a deadly gas leak from an LG Polymers plant here at the gates of the site on Saturday, and demanded the factory be shut down immediately and its top man...
By Reuters in Visakhapatnam


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