Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicGas leak

Topic: gas leak

Gas leaks at Thane’s chemical unit, people face breathing issues in neighbouring areas

A chemical reaction due to the overheating of sulfuric acid and benzyl acid led to the incident at the factory in Shirgaon MIDC of Badlapur (East), said Thane municipal corporation.

Hurdle to investment or disaster in the making? Environmental rules change sparks debate

Modi govt argues environmental impact assessment rules are too onerous & deter investment in an economy that shrank almost 24% in Q1.

Government, OIL to compensate all affected in Assam’s Baghjan gas well tragedy

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan reached Assam Saturday to review the situation caused by a blowout and successive inferno that killed two people.

Assam’s oil well leak failed to create viral visuals like Vizag gas leak did

The oil leak has not resulted in even a fraction of the outrage or news coverage that the killing of the pregnant elephant in Kerala, or Vizag gas leak received.

Gujarat govt to send chemical used as neutraliser to Vizag after gas leak

Para-tertiary butyl catechol is currently being used in Visakhapatnam to neutralise the effect of the gas leak which killed 8 people and scores of citizens with respiratory problems.

Twitter mourns Vizag gas leak, Aarogya Setu ethical hacker’s test & if corona was a girl

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

Andhra CM announces Rs 1 cr relief to families of people killed in Vizag gas leak

Jagan Mohan Reddy announced a committee to probe into the mishap & said the govt would talk to LG Polymers’ management about jobs for kin of those deceased.

10 people die in Vizag chemical leak — here are 5 gas leak accidents in India

A gas leak at the LG Polymers factory in Vizag left at least 10 dead and over 5,000 injured Thursday.

How styrene, chemical being blamed for Vizag gas leak deaths, affects human body

Preliminary reports say leak of a chemical, called styrene, killed 7 people in Visakhapatnam. ThePrint tells you what this chemical is used for and how it affects the human body.

At least 7 dead in ‘styrene’ gas leak at LG Polymers factory in Visakhapatnam, many injured

The suspected leak occurred at the LG Polymers factory in R.R. Venkatapuram village on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.