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Bhopal Gas Tragedy 1984 | The World’s Worst Industrial Disaster

December 6, 2013
Bhopal Gas Tragedy 1984 | The World’s Worst Industrial Disaster

The Bhopal Gas Tragedy of 1984 was the world’s worst industrial disaster.  It occurred at midnight on December 2, 1984.  The Union Carbide which was an American company had established a pesticide plant in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, with pathetic safety standards and working conditions in 1979.  The highly lethal and noxious poisonous gas methyl-isocyanite...
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Early History of British East India Company in India

December 4, 2013
Early History of British East India Company in India

The discovery of a sea route to India by Vasco Da Gama in 1498 paved the way for many mercantile companies from Europe-the English, Dutch, French, and Portuguese, to engage in a thriving and exploitative trading business.  The mercantile companies bought goods like silk, cotton and spices like pepper, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves at...
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