Four workers of a leather factory died allegedly after inhaling toxic gas here today. The gas was formed in a safety tank in the factory due to admixture of chemicals used to dye leather.

The liquid industrial waste used to be pumped out of the tank after treatment.

Terming court's decision to summon Dow Chemicals in the Bhopal gas tragedy case as an "important step", Amnesty International today demanded that the company must acknowledge its responsibility tow

The National Green Tribunal on Monday allowed Sterlite Industries to resume normal operations at its Tuticorin copper smelter, which has been shut since March after an order of Tamil Nadu Pollution

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the National Green Tribunal (NGT) order allowing Sterlite Industries to recommence operation of its copper smelting plant in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin distr

Fire raged through a poultry plant in northeastern China Monday, trapping workers inside a cluttered slaughterhouse and killing at least 119 people, reports and officials said.

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday allowed Sterlite Industries to commence operations at its copper plant in Tuticorin district of Tamil Nadu within a week in the presence of a panel set u

The National Green Tribunal, New Delhi, on Wednesday declined to grant any interim relief to Sterlite Industries (India) Ltd to reopen its copper smelter plant in Tuticorin. The unit was closed on March 29 following complaints of excessive emission of sulphur dioxide.

However, the NGT, after perusing the Expert Committee’s report, stated, “It appears that the stack and ambient air quality are within the permissible limits.”

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday refused to grant any interim relief to UK-based Vedanta Group company, Sterlite Industries Ltd, to commence operation of its copper smelting plant in Tamil Nadu’s Tuticorin district.

A bench headed by (NGT) Chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar said even though the expert committee report said the emission and ambient air quality were within prescribed limits, there is no “justification” for allowing the plant to start operating as there were claims of gas leakage from the industrial unit.

Even while trade and industry have been demanding the reopening of the GAIL pipeline project, citing the energy needs of the region, farmers are united against its unilateral implementation in its

INDORE: Panic gripped the industrial town of Nagda in Ujjain, nearly 120 km from here, when a toxic gas leaked from a German plant on Tuesday affecting 50 villagers in the vicinity. While most of those affected were discharged after primary treatment, three plant officials were arrested and later released on bail.

Victims complained of cough, burning in eyes and breathlessness and were admitted to Indubhai Parekh Memorial Hospital for treatment. All but three were discharged within hours of being admitted.