silicosis

Silicosis-affected workers die silent death in Delhi


September 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) For Gulli Devi, 55, even breathing is a pain. Every time she does so, she groans as it is accompanied by sporadic coughing. Suffering from ... Read more...

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Rights panel notice to Delhi over ailing workers


July 9th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday issued show cause notice to the Delhi government for not recommending 21 silicosis-affected workers for monetary relief.Silicosis, a ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh asked to respond to silicosis death report


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has sought a detailed report on a tribal labourer's death Feb 14 allegedly from silicosis in Panna district of Madhya ... Read more...

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States ignoring silicosis among mine workers: NHRC


November 7th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) The health of hundreds of thousands of mine workers in India is in danger as several states have ignored the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) ... Read more...

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14 miners who survived Chile’s 2010 accident seek retirement


July 4th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, July 4 (IANS/EFE) Fourteen of the 33 miners who last year were trapped for 70 days in a mine in northern Chile have requested that the government allow them ... Read more...

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Bengal firm on curbs on illegal quarries


August 1st, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Suri (Birbhum), July 31 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said here Saturday that no illegal stone quarry would be allowed in Birbhum district. Stone quarries in the area were closed down ... Read more...

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NHRC asks Gujarat,MP officials to comment on Silicosis killings


May 28th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi May 28 (ANI): The National Human Rights Commission has asked the Chief Secretaries of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh to submit their comments on a news report which highlighted the ... Read more...

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Agate industry workers falling prey to silicosis


March 17th, 2008 - 8:02 pm ICT by admin
By Uday Adhvaryu Khambat (Gujarat), Mar 17 (ANI): A large percentage of workers in the Agate industry workers in Khambat are suffering from silicosis and want the government to give them medical ... Read more...

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Fast, inexpensive way of estimating volcanic ash’s threat to humans


November 14th, 2007 - 2:03 am ICT by admin
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