Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicVizag gas leak

Topic: Vizag gas leak

Ex-gratia paid to families of Vizag gas leak victims, Andhra Pradesh govt informs NHRC

The National Human Rights Commission had taken suo motu cognisance of media reports about deaths caused by the gas leak on 7 May 2020.

2 die at pharma plant after Vizag sees another gas leak in less than 2 months

Four people were hospitalised after benzene gas leaked at the Sainor Life Sciences company. The cause of the leak is yet to be determined.

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.

SC grants LG Polymers employees restricted access to sealed Vizag plant after gas leak

Andhra Pradesh High Court had earlier ordered the seizure of the premises of LG Polymers plant and barred entry after a styrene gas leak on 7 May killed 11 people.

Situation normal says Andhra govt after Vizag gas leak, villagers want closure of LG plant

The styrene vapour leak from the LG Polymers plant near Vizag Thursday claimed 12 lives and resulted in hundreds hospitalised with various ailments.

Vizag gas leak very similar to Bhopal tragedy. India must probe before blaming workers

The leak of styrene gas at LG Polymers' plant in Vizag, which killed 11 people, is a reminder of the folly of seeing environmental due diligence as an impediment to economic activity.

Vizag gas leak shows we’ve learnt nothing from Bhopal. Industries must move out of cities

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

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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.
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