Breaking News Updates on May 8 from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
Breaking News Today, 8 May 2020: The Hans India blog provides you the breaking news from India & the World. Vizag Gas Leak Updates: Gas vapours are...
Breaking News Today, 8 May 2020: The Hans India blog provides you the breaking news from India & the World.
Vizag Gas Leak Updates: Gas vapours are coming out causing uneasiness to the local people. A five-kilometre radius from the spot, people are being evacuated now," Vishakhapatnam Fire Officer Surendra Anand said. Stay tuned to this blog for more updates on LG Polymer Gas Leak.
Weather in Hyderabad will be 26 Degree at its lowest and 36 Degree at its heighest. Sunrise in Hyderabad will be at 5:47AM and will set at 6:39PM. Humidity in Hyderabad on May 8 will be 61% and Air Quality will be Poor with 61 AQI
Weather in Vijayawada will be 26 Degree at its lowest and 40 Degree at its heighest. Sunrise in Vijayawada will be at 5:39AM and will set at 6:28PM. Humidity in Vijayawada on May 8 will be 78% and Air Quality will be Excellent with 13 AQI
You can find all the latest news from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana as they break. Check for the latest news here.
- 8 May 2020 5:40 PM GMT
HRF believes that the constitution of the committee set up by the state government to probe the issue will not gain confidence. We want an independent team of experts, including nominees of civil society, to inquire into and get to the real cause of the crime. The factory site should be immediately sealed and all documents seized so that management will not tamper any evidence said K Sudha - AP State General Secretary said in press statement
- 8 May 2020 10:37 AM GMT
Vizag LG Polymer Gas Leak Updates: In KGH alone 305 gas leak victims are being treated. 52 among them are children. Two members are in critical care- Alla Nani
- 8 May 2020 10:24 AM GMT
- 8 May 2020 8:44 AM GMT
A total of 305 patients are currently undergoing treatment at King George Hospital and 121 at other private hospitals; all of them are stable. About 128 people have recovered and were discharged.- AP Health Minister Nani
- 8 May 2020 8:28 AM GMT
Styrene alone cannot claim life, some other chemical might have got mixed: Ex Vice Chancellor Nageshwar
Doubts are being raised on the gas that leaked yesterday from LG Polymers. Former Vice Chancellor of Andhra University Prof Nageshwar said that state PCB and Central PCB should probe into it. Styrene gas according to him does not claim life. May be some other chemical could have got mixed into it. He felt air toxicity needs to be studied.
- 8 May 2020 8:23 AM GMT
54 new positive cases&3 deaths reported in Andhra Pradesh in last 24 hours, taking the total number of positive cases to 1887. Total discharged are 842 till date. Death toll rise to 41: State COVID19 Nodal Officer
- 8 May 2020 8:20 AM GMT
National Green Tribunal (NGT) issues notice to LG Polymers, Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change, and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) on Vizag Gas Leakage incident. NGT also directs LG Polymers, India to forthwith deposit an initial amount of Rs. 50 crore taking note of damages caused Gas Leakage incident.
- 8 May 2020 6:12 AM GMT
Telangana Govt. agreed to release Vehicles that are seized during Coronavirus lockdown. For the time violators, a case is registered under Section 179. An amount of Rs.500/- can be paid and collect the vehicles. Vehicles that are seized under Section 188, 207 can be collected via a court order.
- 8 May 2020 5:28 AM GMT
Visakhapatnam West MLA PGVR Naidu revisited LG Polymers to take stock of the situation at the plant and assured that the condition is well under control.
- 8 May 2020 5:18 AM GMT