Bhopal disaster Current Affairs, GK & News
International Labour Organization, a UN agency has listed the Bhopal gas tragedy among the world’s major industrial accidents in the last century. The gas leak in the Union Carbide pesticide plant in the Madhya Pradesh capital, Bhopal in the night of 2nd and 3rd December, 1984, killed over 3,500 people. Union Carbide is now owned ..
The International Labour Organization (ILO) has recently released the report titled ‘The Safety and Health at the Heart of the Future of Work – Building on 100 years of experience’. In it, the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which killed thousands of people is among the world’s “major industrial accidents” of the 20th century (after 1919). ..
The government sanctioned removal of about 350 metric tonnes of Union Carbide toxic waste in Bhopal. The sanction was given subsequent to commendations from a Group of Ministers (GoM) on the Bhopal Gas tragedy chaired by Home Minister P C Chidambaram. As per the proposal, the Central Govt will pay Rs 25 crore towards the ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
As per the ruling of US court, neither Union Carbide nor its former chairman Warren Anderson are liable for environmental remediation or pollution-related claims at the firm’s former chemical plant in Bhopal. The lawsuit that accused Union Carbide of causing soil and water pollution around the Bhopal plant due to the disaster has been dismissed ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Bhopal • Bhopal disaster • Environmental remediation • Indian environmental law • International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal • Madhya Pradesh • Methyl isocyanate • Pollution • States and union territories of India • Union Carbide • Warren Anderson