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INS Kavaratti, last of 4 indigenously-built stealth corvettes, commissioned into Indian Navy
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INS Kavaratti, last of 4 indigenously-built stealth corvettes, commissioned into Indian Navy

Apart from having a state-of-the-art weapons and sensor suite to ‘detect and prosecute’ submarines, the INS Kavaratti also has endurance for long-range deployments

Indian, Sri Lankan navies begin Slinex 2020: Three-day exercise to highlight 'growing congruence' between two countries
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Indian, Sri Lankan navies begin Slinex 2020: Three-day exercise to highlight 'growing congruence' between two countries

The Indian Navy will deploy anti-submarine warfare corvettes INS Kamorta and INS Kiltan as well as a sizeable number of advanced light helicopters, Chetak helicopter and Dornier maritime patrol aircraft

Andhra Pradesh High Court to take on priority pleas against state's three-capitals move; daily hearings from 9 Oct
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Andhra Pradesh High Court to take on priority pleas against state's three-capitals move; daily hearings from 9 Oct

There are over 290 petitions pending in the court related to the issue, which came to the fore when the YS Jaganmohan Reddy-led govt passed a legislation to create three capitals for the state on 31 July

At least 11 dead after industrial crane collapses at Hindustan Shipyard site in Visakhapatnam
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At least 11 dead after industrial crane collapses at Hindustan Shipyard site in Visakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jaganmohan Reddy has taken cognisance of the accident and has directed Visakhapatnam’s district collector and the police to take immediate action

Massive fire breaks out at pharmaceutical plant in Visakhapatnam after explosion in chemical unit; one worker injured
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Massive fire breaks out at pharmaceutical plant in Visakhapatnam after explosion in chemical unit; one worker injured

The incident triggered panic among the residents in the Paravada area as it came just over a couple of months after the styrene vapour leak in the LG Polymers plant in the region.

Vizag gas leak: Police arrest LG Polymers CEO, 8 officials for incident that killed 12 people on 7 May
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Vizag gas leak: Police arrest LG Polymers CEO, 8 officials for incident that killed 12 people on 7 May

The arrests were made a day after after a govt-appointed committee probing the incident, submitted its report to Andhra Pradesh chief minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy

Probe finds inoperative warning systems, absence of preventive mechanisms at LG Polymers plant
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Probe finds inoperative warning systems, absence of preventive mechanisms at LG Polymers plant

12 people died and hundreds were hospitalised after toxic styrene gas leaked from the chemical plant near Visakhapatnam in the early hours of 7 May

Vizag gas leak: Two workers dead, four fall sick after inhaling benzimidazole vapours at pharma plant in Parawada
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Vizag gas leak: Two workers dead, four fall sick after inhaling benzimidazole vapours at pharma plant in Parawada

The two killed were senior employees of the pharma company in Vizag. The injured persons have been admitted to a hospital in Gajuwaka, with one of them being put on ventilator support, the sources added.

Vizag gas leak: Styrene tanks at LG Polymers plant were outdated, lacked temperature sensors, finds NGT-appointed committee
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Vizag gas leak: Styrene tanks at LG Polymers plant were outdated, lacked temperature sensors, finds NGT-appointed committee

A committee appointed by India’s top environmental court has blamed lack of basic safety norms for a gas leak in a South Korean-owned chemical factory in Visakhapatnam that killed 12 people and sickened hundreds

Vizag gas leak: Andhra Pradesh High Court orders seizure of LG Polymers’ premises, bars directors from leaving India
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Vizag gas leak: Andhra Pradesh High Court orders seizure of LG Polymers’ premises, bars directors from leaving India

The Andhra Pradesh High Court has issued interim directions to completely seize the premises of LG Polymers at RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam district where the gas leak mishap took place

Visakhapatnam gas leak incident: NGT holds LG Polymers prima facie accountable, but application of 'strict' instead of 'absolute' liability may dilute case
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Visakhapatnam gas leak incident: NGT holds LG Polymers prima facie accountable, but application of 'strict' instead of 'absolute' liability may dilute case

While there is little clarity on the reasons for the gas leak, the delay caused by LG Polymer to approach the right forum as well as the alleged lack of appropriate permissions required to run such a plant could amount to negligence towards the incident.

Video shows Visakhapatnam police beating up 'inebriated' doctor; medico had been suspended for complaining about PPE kits, N-95 masks shortage
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Video shows Visakhapatnam police beating up 'inebriated' doctor; medico had been suspended for complaining about PPE kits, N-95 masks shortage

A doctor in Visakhapatnam was tied and beaten up by the police and dragged on the road after he allegedly created nuisance in public in an inebriated condition and abused the state government

Vizag gas leak: LG Chem plant operated with state permits since 1997 despite lacking environmental clearance from Centre
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Vizag gas leak: LG Chem plant operated with state permits since 1997 despite lacking environmental clearance from Centre

A plastic factory in India where a chemical gas leak killed 12 people and sickened hundreds more last week lacked federal environmental clearance but had been issued state permits to operate anyway

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

Eyewitness from Vizag recounts what transpired after the gas leak at LG Polymers Plant
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Eyewitness from Vizag recounts what transpired after the gas leak at LG Polymers Plant

Naveen, a resident of Vizag, where the LG Polymers Chemical Plant is located, explains what transpired after the gas leak from the plant.

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

Cargo handling at top 12 ports marginally up at 705 MT in FY20; growth driven by higher handling of containers, coal, fertilisers
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Cargo handling at top 12 ports marginally up at 705 MT in FY20; growth driven by higher handling of containers, coal, fertilisers

The 12 major ports are -- Deendayal (erstwhile Kandla), Mumbai, JNPT, Marmugao, New Mangalore, Cochin, Chennai, Kamarajar (earlier Ennore), V O Chidambarnar, Visakhapatnam, Paradip and Kolkata (including Haldia).