Protests in Visakhapatnam over gas leak incident, locals demand closure of LG Polymers chemical plant

The incident took place even as state Director General of Police DG Sawang was inspecting the vapour leak spot and talking to the management on the measures taken to restore normalcy.

May 09, 2020, 15:20 PM IST

Visakhapatnam gas leak: NGT directs LG Polymers India to deposit Rs 50 crore as interim damage

The National Green Tribunal on Friday (May 8) issued notices to the Centre, LG Polymers India Pvt, Central Pollution Control Board and others in the Visakhapatnam chemical factory gas leak incident in which 11 people were killed and almost thousand exposed to it. The tribunal in its notice directed LG Polymers India Pvt to submit Rs 50 crore an interim amount for damage to life.

May 08, 2020, 13:38 PM IST

Visakhapatnam, other world gas leak incidents; here's a list of major tragedies

A gas leaked from a chemical plant in Visakhapatnam in the early hours of Thursday (May 7) and spread to villages in a five-kilometer radius, killing at least 11 people and impacting about 1,000. The incident took place at the LG Polymer plant at Gopalapatnam on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam.

May 07, 2020, 19:02 PM IST

Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh lead cricket fraternity in expressing grief over Vizag gas leak incident

 Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has left for Visakhapatnam to enquire about the incident.

May 07, 2020, 14:57 PM IST

Visakhapatnam gas leak an accident, all protocols followed at chemical plant; says Andhra Pradesh DGP Goutam Sawang

Andhra Pradesh DGP Damodar Goutam Sawang on Thursday (May 7) said that Visakhapatnam gas leak incident, which has claimed lives of 8 people and left over 1,000 hospitalised, is an accident. DGP Sawang added that all safety protocols were followed at the chemical plant owned by LG Polymers and probe has been launched to find the reason behind this tragedy.  

May 07, 2020, 13:34 PM IST

Visakhapatnam: Gas leak in a chemical plant, 3 people died

Three people including a child died and several fell ill due to chemical gas leakage inside a pharmaceutical company at RR Venkatapuram village in Visakhapatnam. People were admitted to hospital after they complained of burning sensation in eyes and breathing difficulties

May 07, 2020, 09:24 AM IST

Searches intensify in Andhra Pradesh ahead of local body polls, huge amount of cash recovered

During the checking of a vehicle in Hukumpeta of Visakhapatnam, police recovered Rs 18.3 lakh from two men identified as Lokavaraput Ramu and Bandari Srinivasa travelling in a car.

Mar 14, 2020, 08:49 AM IST

Visakhapatnam: Operational demonstration rehearsals held ahead of Navy Day

To commemorate Navy Day on December 4, every year the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) showcases the Indian Navy`s operational capabilities and activities, which it undertakes on the high seas with an operational demonstration at RK Beach. 

Dec 03, 2019, 08:13 AM IST

Visakhapatnam police launches India's first Robot - CYBIRA

The first-of-its-kind robot which is at present stationed at Maharanipeta police station can receive complaints through voice recording or keying in the details on a laptop attached to it.

Nov 20, 2019, 08:34 AM IST

Five injured after car gets damaged by landslide in Visakhapatnam

The victims were returning from the temple in the evening when the incident took place.

Oct 22, 2019, 06:51 AM IST

Train journey to become more interesting for game-loving kids at Visakhapatnam Railway station

The country's first Fun Zone for kids has been made by the South Coast Railway Zone in Visakhapatnam Railway station in Andhra Pradesh.

Sep 05, 2019, 15:42 PM IST

Seven Naxals surrender before Andhra Pradesh Police in Visakhapatnam

Among those who surrendered, four are dreaded Maoists and two are Area Committee Member (ACM). 

Jul 24, 2019, 08:46 AM IST

No impact of fire on completion schedule of warship 'Visakhapatnam': Navy officials

A day after a fire occurred at an under-construction Naval warship at Mazgaon Dockyard here, a senior official Saturday said it would not affect the schedule of the ambitious 'Project 15-B' under which four warships are being manufactured.

Jun 23, 2019, 16:52 PM IST

1 dead in fire at under-construction Indian Navy warship Visakhapatnam

A contract worker died due to asphyxia and burn injury in the incident

Jun 21, 2019, 22:24 PM IST

Friends of 17-year-old student, diagnosed with blood cancer, start unique campaign to help him

17-year-old poor student Neeraj Kumar has been diagnosed with blood cancer.

Jun 05, 2019, 20:09 PM IST

Navy Chief on farewell visit to Eastern Naval Command headquarters

During the course of his visit, the Navy chief would interact with officers, sailors and defence civilians of the ENC and also embark on the Eastern Fleet at Sea.

May 16, 2019, 20:33 PM IST

Indian Navy's frontline missile destroyer INS Ranjit to be decommissioned on May 6

INS Ranjit, the third of the five Kashin-class destroyers built by erstwhile USSR, was commissioned in 1983.

May 04, 2019, 10:49 AM IST

IPL 2019 final to take place at Hyderabad's Rajiv Gandhi Stadium on May 12

Meanwhile, the first mini women's IPL will take place in Jaipur from May 6 to May 10

Apr 22, 2019, 18:05 PM IST

Visakhapatnam set to witness contest between political heavyweight, three debutants

Former Union minister Daggubati Purandeswari (BJP), former IPS officer V V Lakshmi Narayana (Jana Sena Party), Stanford graduate M Sri Bharath (Telugu Desam Party) and realtor M V V Satyanarayana (YSR Congress) are the main contenders for Visakhapatnam parliamentary constituency.

Apr 09, 2019, 09:49 AM IST

2nd T20I: Australia beat India by 7 wickets to win series 2-0

Australia led by Aaron Finch defeated India by seven wickets to win the two-match T20I series 2-0. 

Feb 27, 2019, 17:55 PM IST