Tanker knocks down pedestrian

January 16, 2020 13:40 pm

BHARATPUR, Jan 16: A tanker knocked down a pedestrian in Chitwan last night. The oil-laden tanker (Na 7 Kha 8141) en route to Narayangarh from Hetauda had knocked the pedestrian at Kharahani municipality-1, Tarkarichowk.

Hijacked tanker found empty in Dhanusha

November 20, 2019 12:40 pm

LAHAN, Nov 20: The diesel tanker which was hijacked on Tuesday was found empty in Dhanusha on Wednesday morning. Police have recovered the tanker (Na 4a Kha 4163) from Ramdaiya of Kshireshwornath municipality-1.

LONDON/GIBRALTAR, August 15: The United States has applied to seize the Iranian Grace 1 tanker in Gibraltar commandeered by British Royal Marines in the Mediterranean last month, complicating a possible tanker swap between Britain and the Islamic Republic.

LONDON, July 20: British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt said on Saturday that he was worried that Iran had taken a “dangerous path” after it seized a British-flagged tanker on Friday in the Strait of Hormuz.

LONDON, July 20:  Iran seized a British-flagged oil tanker Friday and briefly detained the second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz, intensifying tensions in the strategic waterway that has become a flashpoint between Tehran and the West.

LONDON/DUBAI, July 6: An Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander threatened on Friday to seize a British ship in retaliation for the capture of an Iranian supertanker by Royal Marines in Gibraltar.

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, June 15: The United States on Friday blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf and said it was seeking international consensus about the threat to shipping, despite Tehran denying involvement in the explosions at sea.

BHADRAPUR, May 28: Seventy-three tankers carrying petroleum products heading to Nepal have been stuck at the Panitanki custom of West Bengal, India, for the past four days, creating shortage of fuels in the eastern Nepal.

UDAYAPUR, Dec 23: Property worth over Rs 30 million was reduced to ashes after a diesel-filled tanker parked near Saurya Cement Industry caught fire in Katari municipality-8 on Saturday night.

KINSHASA, Oct 6: At least 50 people were killed on Saturday and more than 100 had second-degree burns when a tanker truck in Congo collided with a bus and, as villagers rushed to collect the leaking fuel, caught fire, witnesses and officials said.

SAUDI ARABIA, July 26: Saudi Arabia is temporarily halting oil shipments through the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, the country’s energy minister has said. It follows a Houthi attack on a Saudi oil tanker off Yemen’s western coast.

PYUTHAN, June 28: Petroleum pump operators in the district have filed a complaint at the police, stating that fuel theft during transport was on the rise. They said that supplies that pumps receive are lower than what the Nepalgunj depot of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) dispatches.

UDAYAPUR, March 28: Ghurmi village in the district has become vulnerable to inferno after an oil tanker met with an accident along the Katari-Hardeni road section of Siddhicharan Highway on Wednesday morning.

CHITWAN, Feb 8: The driver of a milk tanker has got trapped and his helper is missing after the tanker plunged into the Trishuli river near Gaighat on the Narayangadh-Muglin road section early morning today.

SINGAPORE, August 21: At least 10 U.S. sailors are missing after the USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker early Monday east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, the second collision involving a ship from the Navy’s 7th fleet in the Pacific in two months.

BAHAWALPUR, June 28: An overturned oil tanker exploded in a huge fireball in Pakistan Sunday, killing at least 150 people and injuring scores as crowds scavenging for fuel ignored warnings to stay clear, officials and witnesses said.

BAHAWALPUR, June 25: An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 153 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, a hospital official said as the death toll continued to rise.

Tanker workers withdraw protest programs

February 23, 2017 16:22 pm

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Petroleum tanker workers have withdrawn their protest programs from Thursday.

KATHMANDU, Feb 23: Prem Kumar Rai, the secretary of the Ministry of Supplies, has said that agitating petroleum tanker operators should be jailed, stating that they have been disrupting supply of essential products.

KATHMANDU, Feb 22: The agitating petroleum tanker operators should be jailed as they have been disrupting the supply of essential products, Supplies Secretary Prem Kumar Rai told the parliamentarians on Wednesday.

CHITWAN, Jan 18: An empty fuel tanker en route to Bara from Kathmandu plunged into the Trishuli river at Chandibhanyjang last night leaving the driver unaccounted for.

BIRGUNJ, Dec 27: A tanker driver was looted after he was shot on left leg by an unidentified gang in Raxaul of India on Tuesday morning.

NAIVASHA, Kenya, Dec 11: A runaway tanker carrying volatile gas slammed into other vehicles and burst into flames on a major road in Kenya, killing at least 33 people and injuring 10, officials said early Sunday.

BIRATNAGAR, Nov 23: Supply of petroleum products from the Biratnagar-based regional depot of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has come to a complete halt after the tanker drivers resorted to a strike with ‘irrelevant’ demands.