Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of central India north-northwest of Nagpur. Founded in the early 18th century, it is an industrial and trade center. In 1984 a toxic gas leak at an insecticide plant killed more than 2,000 people. Population: 1,430,000.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. State capital of Madhya Pradesh (India).

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • To find out more, visit www. dumpyourdow.org and www. bhopal.net 1984 to Now: The Ongoing Disaster in Bhopal In the early hours of December 3rd, 1984, an immense cloud of poisonous gas began spewing out of the Union Carbide pesticide factory in Bhopal, India.

    WN.com - Business News

  • BHOPAL: Union Carbide submitted on Tuesday that its factory in Bhopal had adhered to the safety norms and denied the charge that the company had decided to shift the "plant in bad shape" prior to the 1984 tragedy.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Netgurusolution SEO and web development in india bhopal pune indore nagpur mumbai raipur and bhilai is a web development company in India our head office is situated in Bhopal and the other website design, development and marketing branches are in bhopal pune, mumbai delhi, indore, nagpur, malaysia, dehli and raipur.

    undefined

  • BHOPAL: Hundreds of thousands of babies have been born in the years since a deadly gas billowed over Bhopal in 1984, but the survivors of that night say their children have been forever stunted by the tragedy.

    WN.com - Articles related to Indians still haunted by industrial accident

  • BHOPAL - The Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal has commissioned a unique study to know the changes in behaviour of animals caused by solar eclipse.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • BHOPAL: Survivors of the Bhopal gas tragedy have written to Union Law Minister M. Veerappa

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Dow Chemical, the US firm which now owns the leaking pesticides factory responsible for thousands of deaths in Bhopal, India, is sponsoring Life Earth events in 150 cities today.

    Better funding through Chemistry: Gore and Dow Chemicals. | RedState

  • There was a gas leak from Union Carbide's plant in Bhopal which killed 3000 odd people instantly.

    India and the U.S., Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • On December 3rd, 1984, in Bhopal, India, a leak from a methyl isocyanate gas tank in a Union Carbide plant sent out a dense poisonous cloud that killed 23,000 people — many of them that night, others soon after.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Chamber of Commerce officials declaring support for climate change legislation and have posed as Dow Chemical officials pledging costly reparations to the thousands of victims of the 1984 pesticide plant disaster in Bhopal, India, caused by Union Carbide, now a unit of Dow.

    Critics spoof new Chevron ads promoting responsibility

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.