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Gas Leak
India  /  Published 08.05.20

All tanks safe at Vizag gas leak site: District official

All tanks containing chemicals at LG Polymers near Visakhapatnam where a gas leak left 11 persons dead are safe after 60 per cent of the styrene vapour turned into liquid, district collector V. Vinay ...
By PTI in Visakhapatnam

India  /  Published 08.05.20

Parent South Korean, utility in trays & cups

LG Polymers India, from whose factory at Visakhapatnam the gas leaked, is a subsidiary of leading South Korean chemical firm LG Chem.LG Chem took over Hindustan Polymers and renamed it as LG Polymers ...
By PTI and Reuters in New Delhi

India  /  Published 07.05.20

Disasters one too many

Bhopal gas tragedy, 1984. Official death toll: 5,295Considered one of the worst industrial disasters the world has ever seen, the Bhopal gas tragedy took place on the night of December 2-3, 1984. Arou...
By Smita Tripathi in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.03.19

House with fuel stock in flames

Household items were reduced to ashes after a fire broke out inside a house, having stocks of diesel and kerosene oil, at Chatwal village, about 40km from the capital, under Chanho thana area on Thurs...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

India  /  Published 01.02.20

Halidram building ammonia leak: 1 dead, over 300 evacuated

A 42-year-old worker died allegedly after an ammonia gas leak at a Haldiram's building in the city, while more than 300 others were evacuated from there on Saturday, officials said.The leakage was rep...
By PTI in Noida

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India  /  Published 21.01.20

8 Indian tourists die in Nepal due to possible gas leak

Tragedy struck a group of 15 tourists from Kerala in Nepal when eight of them, including four minors, died after they fell unconscious probably due to a gas leak from a heater in their room at a mount...
By PTI in Kathmandu

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.19

Haldia Petrochemicals plant reopens after fire

Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd’s plant restarted operations on Monday after a nearly 10-day closure caused by a September 20 fire that has claimed the lives of two employees.Parijat Bhattacharya, 40, a s...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Haldia

India  /  Published 13.05.20

Vizag gas tragedy: LG Chem dispatches technical team

South Korean chemicals giant LG Chem has sent an eight-member team from Seoul to investigate and rehabilitate the victims of Visakhapatnam gas tragedy that killed at least 11 people and forced the eva...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

India  /  Published 10.05.20

NDMA issues guidelines for restarting industrial work

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

India  /  Published 09.05.20

Welder recalls Vizag gas leak night, says he heard no warnings

When gas began leaking from a nearby chemical factory and drifting towards his house in Visakhapatnam, there were no warnings and no alarms, welder Elamanchili Venkatesh said.He realised something was...
By Reuters in Chennai


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