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Oil Spill
News  /  Published 26.03.22

Oil spill barriers at Kolkata port after Bangladeshi vessel capsize

“The port has taken all precautionary measures. Oil spill boom barriers have been rigged all around the vessel to contain oil spill or spill of any chemical in the berth. Skimmers, pumps , oil s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

World  /  Published 03.06.21

Damaged Lanka ship sinks, oil spill feared

The Sri Lankan navy on Wednesday said that it is getting ready to deal with a possible oil spill after the fire-stricken Singapore-flagged cargo ship laden with chemicals sank in the outer Colombo Har...
By PTI in Colombo

World  /  Published 28.04.21

Yellow sea: Tanker collision spills oil

A tanker carrying around one million barrels of bitumen mix was involved in a collision near the Chinese port city of Qingdao, spilling oil into the Yellow Sea, Chinese maritime officials and tanker r...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 31.08.20

Battle to save dolphins at oil spill site

Fishermen battled on Sunday to save dozens of injured dolphins washed ashore in Mauritius where in recent days at least 40 of the animals were found dead in a lagoon near the site of an oil spill from...
By Reuters in Addis Ababa

Opinion  /  Published 19.08.20

Troubled waters: Mauritius oil spill

Sir — A massive oil spill on the south eastern coast of Mauritius and consequent oil seepage threatens unspoiled coral reefs and mangrove forests in a protected marine park in the Indian Ocean. ...
By The Editorial Board

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World  /  Published 17.08.20

India aid for Mauritius spill

India has sent 30 tonnes of technical equipment and material on board an IAF aircraft to Mauritius to help the country contain an oil spill on its pristine southeast coast.  A 10-member Indian C...
By PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 12.08.20

Mauritians cut off hair to soak up oil

Mauritians are cutting off their hair and stuffing it into fabric tubes in an attempt to stop a tide of oil washing out of a huge shipwreck on to their pristine Indian Ocean beaches. Photographs show...
By The Daily Telegraph in London

North East  /  Published 06.06.20

Oil India wants blowout probe

Oil India Ltd on Saturday appealed to the Tinsukia administration to probe the reported death of four persons from a nearby village allegedly because of pollution caused by the May 27 oil well blowout...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Opinion  /  Published 25.11.18

Farm policy can help tackle malnutrition

Rude shockSir — The report, “Lamp thugs harass lake tourists at Baranti” (Nov 16), was frightening. I visited the place with my family last month. We used to take strolls along the lakeside in t...
By The Telegraph

North East  /  Published 07.06.20

No quarantine for oil well team

A three-member team of experts flown in from Singapore on Sunday to help cap the oil well blowout in upper Assam have been exempted by the state government from the mandatory quarantine because they...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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