Blast

NGT sets up panel to probe Chikkaballapur quarry blast

An NGT bench, headed by Justice A K Goel, has said the committee members can visit the site at a quarry in Hirenagavalli within a week to conduct the probe into the causes behind the blast.

published on : 1st March 2021

Uttar Pradesh: Watchman charred to death in LPG cylinder blast

The gas cylinder exploded owing to the heat generated by the heater.

published on : 28th February 2021

Quarry blasts: Police should be proactive, says former top cop

Explosions at stone quarries in Shivamogga and Chikkaballapur districts that claimed 14 lives have jolted the authorities out of their slumber.

published on : 28th February 2021

Khalid Jamil creates history as NorthEast qualify for ISL playoffs with 2-0 win over Kerala

NorthEast United needed only a point to qualify but the Highlanders thoroughly outplayed Kerala Blasters and win 2-0 to enter the knockout phase for only the second time in their history.

published on : 26th February 2021

‘No training in handling explosives for quarrying’

Both of them told him to tie them in a bag and throw them in the water that had collected in the quarry.

published on : 26th February 2021

Telangana-based dealer supplied gelatin sticks to both quarries

Samples taken from supplier to check for safety parameters 

published on : 26th February 2021

Miracle man Khalid on the brink of history as NorthEast United take on Kerala Blasters

The former India international was brought in on an interim basis after the departure of Gerard Nus and it was in a likelihood expected to be a damage limitation job until the end of the season.

published on : 25th February 2021

Deceased threw gelatin sticks into fire

The quarry was not functioning for the last few days fearing police raids and other issues.

published on : 25th February 2021

Post blast, mines dept to see rejig: Murugesh Nirani

The mines and geology department will shortly see a major reshuffle, sources in minister Murugesh Nirani’s office.

published on : 25th February 2021

Karnataka gelatin blast: Police nab five people, on the hunt for nine more accused

Following the incident, Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai ordered the formation of three teams to nab the persons behind it

published on : 24th February 2021

Siddaramaiah demands judicial probe into Chikkaballapur gelatin blast

He accused opposition leaders of politicising unfortunate deaths.

published on : 24th February 2021

Quarries operate illegally by paying bribes to officials, local politicians

Action will be taken against illegal hoarders of explosives: Nirani; Most quarries don’t have NOCs or blasting licences 

published on : 24th February 2021

Police arrest 10 more in Hunasodu blast

 Police arrested 10 people in connection with the Hunasodu blast, in which a huge cache of explosives had detonated, killing six labourers on January 21.

published on : 24th February 2021

Maharashtra rights body calls DGP in complaint about `custodial torture' of Pragya Thakur

In 2018, Aditya Mishra, a lawyer, filed a complaint before the National Human Rights Commission after Thakur, now a BJP MP, alleged during a TV show that she was tortured by the ATS.

published on : 23rd February 2021

Chikkaballapur incident explosives were stored before Shivamogga blast, says Karnataka Minister

Murugesh Nirani said that the Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai, Health Minister Dr K Sudhakar, Chikkaballapur District Collector, Superintendent of police are assessing the situation.

published on : 23rd February 2021
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