LEAKAGE

  • Mumbai: Fire at BPCL colony in Kurla after pipeline leakage, no injuries so far November 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Fire broke out at the BPCL colony in Kurla early on Thursday morning after a leakage in a pipeline. Eight fire engines were rushed to the spot, but no injuries have been reported far. Further news awaited. ...
  • Gujarat: 90 labourers hospitalised after gas leakage September 18, 2014

    Rajkot: A gas leak took place in a private factory in Chorwad village of Junagadh district on Thursday following which around ninety labourers were rushed to hospitals, police said. "Ninety labourers, working in Gadre Marine Private Ltd in Chorwad village of Junagadh district, were affected after a gas leak in the...
  • ONGC begins cement plugging operation at Bombay high rig July 20, 2014

    Mumbai: The process of "cement plugging" the leak of high pressure inflammable gas began on Sunday, a day after it was reported at an oil rig of stateowned ONGC at Bombay High off the Mumbai coast, even as inclement weather was hampering the operation. "Situation is totally under control and the...
  • Mumbai: Gas leak in Mahanagar Gas Limited's underground pipeline at Worli July 17, 2014

    Mumbai: Gas leakage has been reported from Mahanagar Gas Limited's underground pipeline at Worli junction in Mumbai. People have been evacuated from the immediate vicinity of the spot as a precautionary measure. The leakage was reported when some drainage work was underway at the Worli junction. Fire brigade officials have...
  • Five killed, 20 others in blaze following gas leakage June 28, 2014

    Five persons were killed and 20 others injured, nine of them seriously, when a fire broke out following leakage in a gas cylinder in Chamanganj area in Kanpur, police said on Saturday. The incident happened on Friday when Anil, a resident of Chamanganj, allegedly kept a leaking gas cylinder inside a...
  • Highlevel committee to probe Bhilai Plant leakage: Narendra Singh Tomar June 14, 2014

    Union Steel Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday announced that a highlevel committee will be constituted to probe into the leakage of toxic gas at SAIL's Bhilai Plant in Chhattisgarh in which six people were killed and about 30 others injured. The Minister also announced a compensation of Rs 25 lakh...
  • Bhilai gas tragedy: Casualty unlikely to go up, says SAIL June 13, 2014

    The number of casualties due to the leakage of poisonous gas in SAILs Bhilai Steel Plant is unlikely to go beyond six as all the people who were injured are now safe and out of danger, the company said on Friday. "Out of the persons who were brought to the hospital,...
  • Gas leakage kills ten in China coal mine June 11, 2014

    Beijing: At least 10 people were killed on Wednesday in a coal mine gas leak in China's Guizhou province. The leakage occurred just after midnight in a coal mine where 130 people were working, out of which 120 managed to escape, Xinhua news agency reported. All ten bodies of the deceased were...
  • Defence Ministry orders probe into INS Kolkata tragedy March 8, 2014

    New Delhi: After a Naval officer was killed in a gas leak on board India's most advanced destroyer ship, the INS Kolkata, the Defence Ministry has now ordered a probe into the incident. A Board of Inquiry has been ordered by the Indian Navy to investigate the causes of the accident...
  • Vedanta group's copper plant ordered to be shut down March 31, 2013

    Chennai: The Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board (TNPCB) on Friday ordered closure of the Tuticorin copper smelting plant of Sterlite Industries, part of Vedanta Resources group, with immediate effect, and power supply to the plant has been cut off, a company official said. "The TNPCB issued the order to shut down...
  • US: Radioactive waste leaking from 6 tanks at nuclear site February 24, 2013

    Seattle: Six underground storage tanks at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation along the Columbia River in Washington state were recently found to be leaking radioactive waste, but there is no immediate risk to human health, state and federal officials said on Friday. The seeping waste adds to decades of soil contamination caused...
  • US: Leakage in six underground nuclear waste tanks February 23, 2013

    Washington: Radioactive leaks have been reported in at least six underground nuclear waste tanks in one of the most contaminated nuclear site on earth - in northwestern US state of Washington - raising concerns about delays in emptying the ageing tanks. However, the Governor of Washington State, Jay Inslee, who...
  • Leakage of gas stopped at ONGC well in KG basin: Govt November 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Stateowned Oil & Natural Gas Corp's (ONGC) Krishna Godavari basin well that had been leaking natural gas for over two months now, has stopped flowing, the government said on Friday. An uncontrolled flow of gas started from the Well G19 in the Krishna Godavari basin on August 30...
  • Losing sleep over subsidy leakage: Pranab February 19, 2012

    Gurgaon: Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said it is the subsidy leakage that makes him lose his "sleep", and not the quantum of subsidy itself. "I lose my sleep not when I look at the volume of quantum of subsidy, but because it is not reaching to the poor and...
  • ONGC well gas leakage under control June 21, 2011

    Agartala: Leakage of gas from a well of the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) at Konaban in West Tripura district was today controlled by the companys Crisis Management Team (CMT), official sources said. "A 14member CMT team led by its chief, Ved Prakash Madwar today sealed the leakage of gas...
  • 'Radioactive leakage' spreads panic in Delhi shop April 8, 2010

    New Delhi: Four people were taken ill and suffered burnlike injuries after coming in contact with a suspected radioactive material in a scrap market in the Indian capital on Thursday. Police assured there was nothing to worry. Deepak Jain, the owner of the scrap shop in Mayapuri in west Delhi...
  • Abandoned chemicals spark scare in Bangalore December 29, 2009

    Bangalore: Chemical spill in the heart of the city triggered a scare after some residents in the affected area felt sick and experienced burning sensation and irritation in their eyes. The viscous liquid which also left a bad odour as it burnt making some people become breathless was found in seven...
  • Bhopal tragedy still affects India's conscience: PM December 2, 2009

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said he shared the grief of those affected by the Bhopal gas tragedy that occurred 25 years ago and said it "still gnaws at our collective conscience". "The enormity of that tragedy of neglect still gnaws at our collective conscience," the Prime...