AHMEDABAD, India Five patients were killed in India on Friday in a fire that broke out in a COVID-19 ward, the fourth blaze in a novel coronavirus hospital since the outbreak began, which drew angry questions from the Supreme Court.
AHMEDABAD Gas transmission by India's Gujarat State Petronet Ltd will rise by about a quarter in the next fiscal year starting from April as it links northern regions to an existing grid in the western state, a company official said on Tuesday.
SINGAPORE/AHMEDABAD Having begun operations earlier this year, India's new liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at Mundra is expected to boost utilisation from 45% currently to 55% within four to six months, a senior company official said on Friday.
Ahmedabad India's Hindustan Zinc Limited plans to set up a smelter in the western state of Gujarat, it said on Wednesday, potentially increasing the company's zinc refining capacity by a third.
NEW DELHI/AHMEDABAD, India A subsidiary of India's tea-to-telecoms Tata Group has withdrawn a jewellery advertisement featuring a Hindu-Muslim family celebrating a baby shower, following threats to one of its stores and wide criticism on social media.
NEW DELHI/AHMEDABAD, India India reported on Monday that novel coronavirus infections had topped 6 million, nowhere near the number required for herd immunity in country of 1.3 billion people, and raising anxiety going into the peak period for Hindu religious festivals.
NEW DELHI/AHMEDABAD A fire at an Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) plant caused by a pipeline rupture has cut gas supplies to customers including power and fertiliser companies, gas marketing firm GAIL (India) Ltd said on Thursday.
KATHMANDU/AHMEDABAD, India A landslide and floods caused by heavy rains have killed at least 41 people in Nepal and India in the past week, officials said on Monday, as the annual monsoon season enters its final stretch after claiming hundreds of lives in South Asia.
AHMEDABAD, India Eight COVID-19 patients died in a fire that broke out in the intensive care ward of a private hospital in Ahmedabad early on Thursday, officials said as they launched a probe into the incident.