Indian Oil Corporation says five persons working in the nearby area came in contact with the fire
GN Bureau | January 24, 2018
Two people were killed in the fire that broke out at the Polyethylene Swing Unit of Panipat Naphtha Cracker Complex on January 22.
As a precautionary measure, the swing unit is temporarily under shutdown.
Indian Oil Corporation said that five persons working in the nearby area came in contact with the fire. One of the contractor workers was killed in the accident. Besides, three IOCL employees who were injured were shifted to a hospital in Panipat and later admitted to Delhi’s Apollo hospital, of whom Bhhanojee Seepana succumbed to his injuries.
All other units are under normal operations at Panipat Naphtha cracker and Panipat refinery to ensure uninterrupted supply of petroleum and petrochemical products, IOCL said.
An ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh has been sanctioned to the bereaved family of the contractor worker by Indian Oil. That apart, Rs 5 lakh will be given to his family by the contractor. IOCL is extending compensation to the family of Bhhanojee Seepana under the extant rules of the corporation.
The Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) is a society set up by the railways ministry in July 1986 to provide IT related services to the Indian Railways. CRIS deals in a gamut of functions, like passenger ticketing, freight operations, train dispatching and control, crew management, e-procurement,
What are 600 million people? Almost twice the population of the US. What are 500 million people? About three-fourth of the population of Europe. Why are we talking about these numbers? Well, because as per a study by Sandhya Krishnan and Neeraj Hatekar (‘Rise of New Middle Class in India and Its
Abright yellow van with figures of children playing with a whirligig, a Newton’s cradle, a magnetic compass rolls into the Government Higher Primary School in Kittaganahalli, on the outskirts of Bengaluru. Students in the playground leave what they are doing and mill about it in excitement. For they
Not many children dream of starting an idyllic school of their own when they grow up. But Ramji Raghavan, founder of the Agastya International Foundation – which fosters the creative learning of science in stude
While the entire nation is agog with political grapevine, political parties are weighing on all options to lure voters by touching upon issues that impact their lives. Several parties, including the BJP and the Congress have released their manifestos while many are about to join the bandwagon. The
Urmila Matondkar joined the Congress party and within just two months into politics, the actor is already surrounded by controversies – from being accused of making anti-Hindu comments to inappropriate poll campaigning. Fielded against BJP’s Gopal Shetty in the Mumbai North constituency, Ma