300 school children in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli fall ill after inhaling toxic gas

A representational image. Nearly 300 students were taken ill in Shamli after inhaling toxic gas emitted by a sugar mill near their school . Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint Lucknow: Around 300 students were taken ill on Tuesday after inhaling toxic gas emitted by a sugar mill near their school in Shamli district, the police said. Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered a probe into the matter by Commissioner Saharanpur. The students of a private school in Shamli started complaining of stomach ache, nausea and burning sensation in their eyes after…

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Food, Gas Keep Producer Prices Unchanged

Prices paid by U.S. businesses for goods and services were unchanged in August as food and gas prices continue to keep inflation on the low side. The unchanged reading in the Labor Department’s producer price index was up from July’s decline of 0.2%. Economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal had forecast a 0.1% increase. In August, the wholesale cost of food tumbled 1.6%, the biggest drop in almost three-and-a-half years. Gasoline prices slid 2.5%. Excluding food and energy, prices rose 0.1% last month and, excluding food, energy and trade…

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