KATHMANDU, July 2: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has announced a profit in the sale of LPG after a one-year period. According to Manoj Kumar Thakur, deputy director of NOC, the corporation has made a profit of Rs 7 per cylinder on LPG sales.

JUMLA, Oct 18: Gas and petroleum products have become scarce in Jumla as the Karnali Highway remains blocked due to incessant rain.

A dog that disappeared after the chaos of the natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts a year ago is back in the arms of its owner.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The gas entrepreneurs have voiced their complaint that it was difficult for them to operate industry for no timely increment on the operational expenses.

SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 27: The death toll in Monday’s LPG cylinder explosion at Chaku Hydropower Project site in Bhotekoshi Rural Municipality, Sindhupalchowk, has reached four after two people missing in the blast were confirmed dead on Tuesday.

CARACAS, Aug 5: In Venezuela’s inflation-hit economy, a single U.S. dollar can buy 3.5 million liters of gasoline — an absurdity that the government says it will tackle with a hike in the cost of state-subsidized fuel.

TOKYO, July 26:  The last six members of a Japanese doomsday cult who remained on death row were executed Thursday for a series of crimes in the 1990s including a sarin gas attack on Tokyo subways that killed 13 people.

TOKYO, July 6: Doomsday cult leader Shoko Asahara and six of his followers were executed Friday for their roles in a deadly 1995 gas attack on the Tokyo subways and other crimes, closing a chapter on one of Japan’s most shocking crimes in recent memory.

RAUTAHAT, June 21: Lawmaker of Rautahat Constituency-3, Prabhu Sah has distributed gas cylinders to every house-hold free of cost as part of his campaign to declare kitchens smoke free in his constituency.

GAZA, June 9: A Palestinian was on life support in a Gaza hospital on Friday, June 8 after being struck in the face by a tear-gas canister fired by an Israeli soldier.

DHADING, May 6: Locals of Gajuri Rural Municipality ward no 2 have been terrorized due to the leakage of a gas bullet which fell into the Trishuli River about a week ago. The gas bullet with registration number HR 55 Q 8630 had plunged down into the Trishuli River from Prithvi Highway in Dhading on April 27.

HAWAII, May 5: Many rural residents living on an erupting volcano in Hawaii fled the threat of lava that spewed into the air in bursts of fire and pushed up steam from cracks in roadways Friday, while others tried to get back to their homes.

DHADING, April 27: An Indian gas bullet has plunged into Trishuli River at Malekhu road section on early Friday killing the bullet driver.

TANAHUN, April25: Police has cautioned residents of Malepahara of Byas municipality of a potential fire after a gas bullet carrying Liquefied Petroleum Gas veered off the road today.

Up to 500 people were poisoned in the Syrian gas attack that killed 43 people including children, the World Health Organisation has revealed.

April 8: Rescuers and medics say at least 70 people have died in Syria in a suspected gas attack in Douma, the last rebel-held town in Eastern Ghouta.

CHITWAN, March 12:The Bharatpur Hospital in Chitwan has started generating oxygen for its own use.

Feb 26: Several people suffered symptoms consistent with exposure to chlorine gas inSyria's rebel-held eastern Ghouta on Sunday and one child was killed, local health authorities said.

Reports of gas attack emerge as Syrian government forces continue offensive against rebel-held Damascus suburb.

KATHMANDU, Jan 22: As many as 20 liquefied petroleum (LP) gas bottlers have not yet submitted their documents to the Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM) for Nepal Standard (NS) certification.

BIRGUNJ, Feb 2: The family members of those killed in the massive fire at Super Gas Industry at Sukchaina, Birgunj-18, in December last yer have received financial help from various stakeholders of late.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Liquefied Petroleum (LP) gas bottlers are on track after an aggressive raid by Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM).

DOTI, Jan 18:  A protest by locals in Deepayal, Doti took a violent turn, prompting police to fire 13 tear gas canisters to disperse the irate mob, on Thursday.

DHULIKHEL, Jan 5: Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM) has directed the gas industries flouting standards to stop production, sale and distribution of such gas.

KATHMANDU, Dec 27: Only four out of 55 Liquid Petroleum (LP) gas industries in the country have received quality certification from Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology (NBSM).

DHADING, Dec 24: The number of gas plants in Dhading is increasing, but most of them do not meet government standard. They are being operated too near the highway, river, and human settlements. Nineteen gas plants can be seen from the highway while travelling from Dhunibesi Municipality to Benighat-Rorang Rural Municipality.

Regulatory authorities in blame game against each other

DHADING, Dec 22: A house was completely damaged when a cooking gas cylinder exploded inside the house on Thursday evening.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 22: Preliminary investigation has blamed negligence on the part of the Super Gas Industry for the massive fire in the Birgunj-based gas bottling plant on Wednesday in which two people were killed.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 21: A massive fire erupted at Super Gas Industry in the outskirts of Birgunj on Wednesday, killing two firefighters who had reached the incident site early in the morning. Two others were severely injured in the incident.

KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The Association of LP Gas Industry has formed a five member probe committee to investigate the cause of fire at Super Gas Industry at Birgunj.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 20: The inferno that engulfed Super Gas Industry in Birgunj metropolitan cityhas been brought under control almost after eight hours.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 20: Two people have been killed and three others sustained injuries after a massive fire engulfed Super Gas Industry of Buhabari in Birgunj metropolitan city. Fire fighters and police are attempting to control the inferno. After gas cylinders burst, nearby settlements have been evacuated to avoid human casualties..

ISLAMABAD, Nov 25: Pakistani police used tear gas and watercannon, and fought running battles with stone-throwing Islamist activists, as they moved to clear a protest by the religious hard-liners who have blocked main routes into Islamabad for more than two weeks.

BIRGUNJ, Aug 13: The composite fiber LPG cylinders, imported in Nepal after a delay of four years since the government issued a related policy, is now facing problems of distribution.

Potent, climate warming gases are being emitted into the atmosphere but are not being recorded in official inventories – a key provision of the Paris climate deal – according  to a BBC investigation.

KATHMANDU, July 5: India has turned down Nepal's request to allow Nepali gas bullets to transport cooking gas from India.

KATHMANDU, July 5: India has turned down Nepal's request to allow Nepali gas bullets to transport cooking gas from India.

Middle East threat to gas exports

June 12, 2017 00:05 am

Middle East threat to gas exports

Infographics: Middle East threat to gas exports

SOLUKHUMBU, April 13: Bio gas is to be produced from human fecal matter collected from the Mount Everest base camp as a better way is sought for its management.

DAMASCUS, April 4: A suspected gas attack, believed to be by Syrian government jets, killed at least 58 people including 11 children under the age of eight in the northwestern province of Idlib on Tuesday, a war monitor and medical workers said.

Nepali gas bullets stranded in India

March 30, 2017 11:38 am

LPG gas bullets still waiting to be filled with gas

ITAHARI, Feb 24: A victim among those critically injured in the gas cylinder explosion has succumbed to his injures.

KATHMANDU, Feb 2: The National Consumers Forum has demanded that the government should revoke the increment in price hike of liquefied petroleum gas, terming the move inappropriate.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) by Rs 25 per cylinder.

MEXICO CITY, Jan 6: Anger over gasoline prices hikes in Mexico fueled more protests and looting Thursday, and officials said the unrest had resulted in the death of a policeman and a bystander, the ransacking of 300 stores and arrests of over 700 people.

KATHMANDU, Dec 29: Gas bullets with Nepali license plate, which have been stuck in Birgunj Customs Office for the past four weeks, will finally be able to enter Nepal.

At least 70 injured in gas explosion

October 26, 2016 16:40 pm

HETAUDA, Oct 26: At least 70 people were injured in a fire caused by an explosion of a cooking gas cylinder at a hotel situated in the ground floor of a government office building at Hetauda Municipality-5, this afternoon.

BEIJING, Oct 15: A gas explosion inside a coal mine in southwestern China has killed seven people and injured two more.