Tuesday, 28 June, 2022

Topic: Vishakapatnam

Explosion at pharmaceutical plant in Vizag sees massive fire break out, 1 worker injured

The incident is said to have taken place in the Coastal Waste Management Project, a unit of Ramky Solvents, and is the third industrial accident to have occurred in Vizag since May.

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.

What a bra & panty business park near Visakhapatnam can teach Modi about job creation

The park is a textbook case on how clustering can make smaller companies competitive and more productive, and enable them to generate employment.

A chat between commanders of an Indian destroyer and a Chinese warship—on beer and cheer

India and China may have faced-off for 73 days in Doklam last year, but naval officers of the two countries had a reunion on the high seas. ThePrint listens in.

India’s nuclear submarine base gets a big boost—thanks to Narendra Modi govt

The approval had been awaited since 2010. Now, Phase II of Project Varsha gets 676 hectares of forest land while Phase I work is in full swing.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.