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.
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.
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.
BISHOFTU, Ethiopia, Oct 2: Several people were killed in a stampede near the Ethiopian capital on Sunday after police fired tear gas at protesters during a religious festival, according to an AFP photographer at the scene.
KATHMANDU, Aug 3: Overturning the government's decision to allow liquefied petroleum (LP) gas bottlers to procure gas bullets, the parliamentary Commerce, Industries and Consumer Welfare Relation Committee has directed the Ministry of Supplies (MoS) to facilitate bottlers in the procurement process.
KATHMANDU, Aug 2: The government has reduced the price of petroleum products offering some respite to consumers. The state-owned Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) reduced the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) by Rs 25 per cylinder and Rs 2 per liter each in petrol, diesel and kerosene effective from Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, June 23:The government has lifted the ban on the import of HP gas cylinders going against the recommendation of a committee of experts it had hired to probe the incident of gas cylinder explosion last month in Lalitpur that killed three people.
Reacting to the government's decision last week to suspend PDO for Himalayan Petrochemical Pvt Ltd (which supplies HP Gas), Nepal LP Gas Industry Association on Monday directed all bottlers to not collect PDO from NOC for an indefinite period.This is against the Essential Services Operation Act, 2014.