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Steps being taken to make India a Gas based economy

New Delhi, Nov 21: The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Lok Sabha in a written reply today that natural gas is one of the cleanest and most environment friendly fuels having extremely low Carbon Dioxide emissions compared to other fuels like coal and oil. The Government has taken the following steps ...

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Hundreds of Bhopal gas disaster survivors participate in rally

Bhopal, Dec 3 : Hundreds of survivors of the 2-3 December 1984 Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal and their supporters from different parts of the country and the world marched in a rally to the abandoned Union Carbide factory on Thursday. They were joined by a large number of residents of the communities who are affected by poisoning of ground ...

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L&T bags Rs. 1,700 cr. International EPC Order for 400 MW Gas based power plant in Bangladesh

Mumbai, Sept 16: Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on Wednesday said it has received an order valued at around ` 1700 Crores from Marubeni Corporation, Japan, for setting up the Bibiyana III 400 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant Project of Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB). BPDB awarded the EPC contract for setting up the 400 MW gas based power plant project ...

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Union Carbide gas disaster survivors condemn NDA government 

Bhopal, May 26 : Survivors of the December ‘84 Union Carbide gas disaster, condemned the NDA government for its failure to secure justice and provide rehabilitation during its one year rule. The conference was organized jointly by five Bhopal based organizations fighting for the rights of the survivors on the occasion of the completion of one year of the NDA ...

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Gujarat Gas Company Limited amalgamation process completed

Gandhinagar, May 18: The Composite Scheme of Arrangement in nature of amalgamation between Gujarat Gas Company Ltd and GSPC Gas Company Ltd, Gujarat’s best performing companies in gas distribution sector in India, has been approved and a new amalgamated entity, Gujarat Gas Limited has now emerged. The arrangement in nature of amalgamation of GSPC Gas Company Limited, Gujarat Gas Company ...

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Bhopal gas victim group happy with AAP victory

Bhopal, Feb 12 : At an event organized at Neelam Park here on Thursday, five organizations of survivors of the December 84 Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal congratulated the Aam Aadami Party for their thumping victory in Delhi elections. The organizations said that gas victims of Bhopal are particularly happy with the outcome of the Delhi elections because both BJP ...

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Four labourers killed in Assam Gas Cracker project

Guwahati, Dec 20: At least four labourers were killed as they entered a polypropylene storage tank in Central PSU Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL) in Upper Assam’s Dibrugarh district, officials said on Saturday. Following the incident enraged labourers set ablaze the construction company’s office and damaged several vehicles. A top official of BCPL said IOT Limited, a firm engaged ...

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Gas tanker explodes on Delhi-Jaipur highway, 10 burnt alive

Jaipur, Dec 14 : In a tragic incident, at least 10 people have been charred to death and 12 other have suffered serious burn injuries after a gas tanker caught fire and exploded on the Delhi-Jaipur highway near Beelpur village late on Saturday night, media reports said Sunday. When the tanker exploded, seven other vehicles on the highway also caught ...

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Bhopal Gas disaster victims claim historical victory

New Delhi, Nov 20 : Five organizations of the survivors of the Union Carbide disaster, which shook the city of Bhopal on December 1984, claimed historic victory in their recent protest at New Delhi. The statement from the organizations stated that the Minister of Chemical & Fertilizers had agreed to both of their demands on additional compensation for the disaster. ...

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Bhopal gas victims start their water less fast

New Delhi, Nov 11: Five women survivors of the Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal fasting in New Delhi since Monday stopped taking water on Tuesday noon. One thousand survivors of the disaster, mostly women, continued their dharna for the second day without a word from officials of the government. The five women survivors, Premlata, Vishnu Bai, Kasturi Bai, Shehazadi Bee ...

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