#Week2 4th May to 10th May India News Summarised – 2020

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Visakhapatnam gas leak Haunted memories of Bhopal Tragedy are Back

Industrial accident occurring at a chemical plant at LG Polymers in R. During the early morning of 7 May 2020, R. Venkatapuram village near Gopalapatnam on the outskirts of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh , India. The resultant cloud of vapors drifted over a radius of around three kilometres, impacting the surrounding areas and villages. From 5 p.m .. 8 May, the death toll was 13 and more than 1,000 people became ill after gas exposure.

Cadila’s Gujarat factory shut down as 26 workers tested positive

Though five workers were found positive on May 5, on Wednesday 21 more positively screened prompting the authorities to shut down the unit where 1,200-1,600 workers were working in two shifts.

COVID-19 Research capability based largely on foreign companies

A analysis of acquisition and business approvals reveals international firms pay for the country’s biggest portion of business approvals for COVID-19 diagnostic materials.

111 More corona deaths yet fatality, recovery rates remain strong

This takes to 52,952 the total number of cases, and to 1,783 deaths. 15,266 persons have recovered so far.

500 kg of PTBC chemicals to be sent to Andhra to help tackle the leakage of gas

Speaking about the gas spill at a chemical plant in Visakhapatnam, CM secretary Ashwani Kumar said about 10 people have died and 200 have been hospitalized.

Infrastructure, proximity to Covid-19 schools, train station considerations chosen for insulation coaches

At least 69 stations are in districts, which are hotspots in red zones with high patient load, according to an study by The Indian Express.

New Punjab DGP arrested in 29-yr-old cases, avoided entering Himachal after hours

Sumedh Singh Saini, who was booked along with six others in a FIR filed on Wednesday at 6:23 p.m., was bound for his “farm in Karsog (district of Mandi)” in Himachal when he was stopped at the border on Thursday at 4 a.m. and asked to return.

Home delivery alternative will not boost liquor distribution shutters and expectations for improved business.

Though sales were opened in Mohali and Ropar, a number of sales in other parts of the state did not try the state government to amend the Excise Policy in view of the COVID-19 lockdown and the economy facing a backlash.

No more than 15 tribunals can work with current tech: HC judge

The Chandigarh HC has only been hearing urgent cases, and that too, after the lawyers or litigants mentioned the litigation over e-mail. The High Court currently has 55 magistrates.

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