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Panic After Gas Leak At Maharashtra's Badlapur Chemical Factory, Residents Complaint Of Breathing Issue

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The gas leak was reported around 10.22 pm at the factory in Shirgaon MIDC of Badlapur (East).

UP Gas Leak: NGT To Take Cognizance Of IFFCO Ammonia Leak Incident

Jan 17, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

IFFCO Deputy Manager Abhay Nandan and Assistant Manager V P Singh died in the incident.

Gas Leak In Odisha Steel Plant: Four Workers Dead, Several Hospitalised

The mishap took place at the Coal Chemical Department of the RSP in the morning, when a total of 10 workers were on duty.

2 Dead In Gas Leak Mishap At Vizag Pharma Company

Jun 30, 2020 IANS

Two persons died while four persons were admitted to hospital following benzimidazole gas leakage at the Sainor Life Sciences Pvt Ltd, a pharma company located at the Jawahar Pharma City.

One Killed In Ammonia Gas Leak At Andhra Pradesh Industrial Plant

Kurnool District Collector said the fire services personnel were trying to plug the gas leak.

07 June, 2020

Situation Under Control, Says BMC After Gas Leak Complaints From Mumbai's Chembur


Many residents complained of suspected gas leak from Chembur, Ghatkopar, Powai and Vikhroli areas late on Saturday night.

09 May, 2020

Time We Learnt From Mistakes. Time We Had A Codified Tort Law In India

Areeb Uddin

Absence of codified tort law is one of the reasons that such incidents bypass the normal statutes with minimum damages, writes Areeb Uddin, a law student at Aligarh Muslim University.

08 May, 2020

No Second Leakage In Vizag; Working To Ensure Complete Plugging Of Leak: NDRF Chief


He said the fumes that were seen coming out is a "technical" issue that is reported during the plugging process.

08 May, 2020

Vizag Gas Leak: NGT Issues Notice To Centre, Directs LG Polymers To Deposit Rs 50 Cr


The National Green Tribunal has issued notices to the Centre, LG Polymers India Pvt and Central Pollution Control Board for the Visakhapatnam chemical factory gas leak incident.

07 May, 2020

Technical Glitch In Refrigeration Unit Caused Vizag Gas Leak Mishap: Official


At least 11 people, including a child, were killed following a chemical gas leakage at LG Polymers industry in RR Venkatapuram village, Visakhapatnam, early Thursday morning.

07 May, 2020

Seven Workers Fall Sick After Inhaling Poisonous Gas At Paper Mill In Chhattisgarh


The factory owner did not inform the administration about the incident, which only came to light after the hospital authorities alerted the police


07 May, 2020

What Is Styrene, The Gas That Killed 11 People In Visakhapatnam. How Dangerous Is It?

Outlook Web Bureau

Long-term exposure to Styrene could drastically affect the central nervous system and lead to other related problems like peripheral neuropathy.

07 May, 2020

Vizag Gas Leak: NHRC Issues Notice To Centre, AP Govt Over Deaths, Sufferings Of People


Right to life of the victims has been grossly violated.At a time when human lives across the country are at stake due to spread of COVID-19 virus and everyone is forced to stay indoor, the gruesome tragedy has come as a bolt from the blue for the people, the right panel said.

07 May, 2020

'Nobody Knew What Was Happening; I Thought I'd Die': Vizag Gas Leak Survivor Recounts Night Of Horror


Eyewitnesses said at least two people died after falling in a canal while another person was drowned in an open well while running in darkness to save their lives.

19 February, 2020

50 Faint After Ammonia Gas Leaks From Haryana Cold Storage Plant


The police evacuated 100 people from nearby residential areas of Hargovind cold storage in Nalvi village.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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