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Assam gas well fire: Oil India Ltd suspends two officials, issues notice to private well operator John Energy Pvt Ltd
India

Assam gas well fire: Oil India Ltd suspends two officials, issues notice to private well operator John Energy Pvt Ltd

Both the former employees asserted that Baghjan well will be dead after controlling the gas leak and it is advisable to plug it permanently for the future.

Baghjan oil field fire: Two firefighters found dead at site of blaze; PM has assured help to victims, says Assam CM
India

Baghjan oil field fire: Two firefighters found dead at site of blaze; PM has assured help to victims, says Assam CM

PSU major Oil India on Wednesday said two of its firefighters died at the site of a major blaze at its Baghjan well, which has been spewing gas uncontrollably for the last 15 days in Assam's Tinsukia district.

Massive fire at Assam's Baghjan oil field that suffered gas leak 2 weeks ago; need 4 weeks to safely cap well, says Oil India Ltd
India

Massive fire at Assam's Baghjan oil field that suffered gas leak 2 weeks ago; need 4 weeks to safely cap well, says Oil India Ltd

A massive fire engulfed the damaged Baghjan oil well on Tuesday which has been spewing gas uncontrollably for the last 14 days in Assam's Tinsukia district, official sources said.

BMC asks Mumbaikars to not panic after complaints of foul odour from Chembur and nearby areas; fire brigade probing matter
India

BMC asks Mumbaikars to not panic after complaints of foul odour from Chembur and nearby areas; fire brigade probing matter

The BMC said that it has alerted the Mumbai fire department after receiving complaints of a suspected gas leak from residents in Chembur, Ghatkopar, Kanjurmarg, Vikhroli and Powai

Vizag gas leak: LG Chem booked for culpable homicide after styrene gas leaked from their plant killed 11, affected 800 others
India

Vizag gas leak: LG Chem booked for culpable homicide after styrene gas leaked from their plant killed 11, affected 800 others

Indian police have filed a culpable homicide complaint against an LG Chem subsidiary over a toxic gas leak at its chemical plant in the south of the country that killed 11 people and forced 800 into hospital for treatment from poisoning

Vizag gas leak kills at least 11, impacts another 1,000 people; disturbing visuals bring back memories of Bhopal gas tragedy
India

Vizag gas leak kills at least 11, impacts another 1,000 people; disturbing visuals bring back memories of Bhopal gas tragedy

As India was grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, another mishap at a plastic factory in Andhra Pradesh's Vishakhapatnam district killed at least 11 people, including one child and lead to the hospitalistaion of hundreds others.

Vizag gas leak Updates: Andhra govt to airlift 500 kgs of PTBC from Daman to neutralise chemical; special NDRF team to fly in from Pune
India

Vizag gas leak Updates: Andhra govt to airlift 500 kgs of PTBC from Daman to neutralise chemical; special NDRF team to fly in from Pune

Vizag Gas Leak LIVE Updates: The Central government is flying in a specialised CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear) team of the NDRF from Pune to Vishakhapatnam.

What is styrene gas, how it affects the body and other questions you may have about the Vizag gas leak
Health

What is styrene gas, how it affects the body and other questions you may have about the Vizag gas leak

The leak has spread in a radius of 3 km around the chemical plant at RR Venkatapuram close to Gopalapatnam.

Vizag gas leak: How acute exposure to Styrene gas harms human body in the short and long term
India

Vizag gas leak: How acute exposure to Styrene gas harms human body in the short and long term

Some of the long term effects include headaches, depression, fatigue and weakness, hearing loss, balance and concentration problems, cancer.

Toxic gas leak in Karachi kills five, makes dozens unwell; reason for incident remains unknown, but officials rule out sabotage
World

Toxic gas leak in Karachi kills five, makes dozens unwell; reason for incident remains unknown, but officials rule out sabotage

A toxic gas leak killed five people and sickened dozens of others in a coastal residential area in Pakistan's port city of Karachi

Seven killed, including 3 children, in carpet factory gas leak near UP's Sitapur; Yogi Adityanath announces Rs 4 lakh each for kin of deceased
India

Seven killed, including 3 children, in carpet factory gas leak near UP's Sitapur; Yogi Adityanath announces Rs 4 lakh each for kin of deceased

Seven people, including three children, were on Thursday killed after inhaling poisonous gas that leaked inside a carpet factory at Jalalpur village in Bisvan area.

RCF says no 'gas leak' at Trombay factory in Mumbai; clueless about origin of 'odour', BMC officials to meet tomorrow
India

RCF says no 'gas leak' at Trombay factory in Mumbai; clueless about origin of 'odour', BMC officials to meet tomorrow

A day after reports of unidentified odour prompted rumours of a gas leak at the Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers Limited's Trombay unit, the company issued a statement Friday denying any leakage of gas at its plant in Mumbai.

Toxic gas leakage kills 31 monkeys, 14 pigeons in Maharashtra's Raigad; district collector pins blame on BPCL plant
India

Toxic gas leakage kills 31 monkeys, 14 pigeons in Maharashtra's Raigad; district collector pins blame on BPCL plant

A senior official at the Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health (DISH) at Raigad said fumes that leaked out of a chemical storage tank might have spread in the atmosphere and caused the mishap.

Chennai: Gas leak from faulty AC suffocates family to death; eight-year-old child among dead
India

Chennai: Gas leak from faulty AC suffocates family to death; eight-year-old child among dead

Initial investigations revealed that the couple in Chennai had turned on the inverter Monday night as there was a power cut in the area. The power supply was restored around midnight, but the couple and the child died

Carbon dioxide leak at Samsung chip plant in South Korea's Suwon leaves one dead, two unconscious
World

Carbon dioxide leak at Samsung chip plant in South Korea's Suwon leaves one dead, two unconscious

The three were found unconscious in the basement of the semiconductor factory in Suwon just south of Seoul, Samsung said in a statement.

Six workers killed in Andhra Pradesh after poisonous gas leaks from steel mill in Anantapuramu district
India

Six workers killed in Andhra Pradesh after poisonous gas leaks from steel mill in Anantapuramu district

Six workers died in a poisonous gas leak at a private steel mill in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapuramu district. Carbon monoxide is the main gas used for reheating process and its leak caused the mishap

Gas leaks in India: These disasters are preventable, but political will needed to deal with them
India

Gas leaks in India: These disasters are preventable, but political will needed to deal with them

Is India a safe country to live in? A spate of successive leaks of poisonous chemicals has once again raised the specter of the Bhopal gas tragedy, which saw thousands of Indians lose their lives in what is considered the world’s worst industrial disaster.

Tughlaqabad gas leak case: NGT issues notices to Centre, Delhi govt, asks why it should not shift container depot
India

Tughlaqabad gas leak case: NGT issues notices to Centre, Delhi govt, asks why it should not shift container depot

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday issued notices to the central and Delhi governments over the gas leak here in Tughlaqabad last week in which over 400 students were hospitalised.

Delhi gas leak: 450 students hospitalised, state orders magisterial probe
India

Delhi gas leak: 450 students hospitalised, state orders magisterial probe

Around 450 girl students were hospitalised on Saturday after toxic fumes spread due to chemical leakage at a container depot near two schools in southeast Delhi's Tughlaqabad area.