KATHMANDU, Sept 8: Farmers in most parts of the country are now facing shortage of chemical fertilizers as the government has failed to ensure that the market demands are met. The shortage of fertilizers, at a time when farmers need it most while weeding their paddy fields, has left them worried.
KATHMANDU, June 8: After his attempts to return to his previous position failed, the managing director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Gopal Khadka, who has been accused of embezzling over a billion rupees while procuring land plots to set up oil storage facilities in various districts, relinquished the post on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Nov 2: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has started field study regarding the issue of irregularities in buying land plots for setting up fuel storage facilities by Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) in four districts.
KATHMANDU, Nov 1: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) on Wednesday citing rise of price of the crude oil in the international market.
KATHMANDU, Oct 31: The Ministry of Supplies has transferred Gopal Khadka, executive director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), to the ministry for fear that he may cause further losses to the NOC if allowed to work there.
KATHMANDU, Sept 18: A proposal to sack Gopal Khadka, the controversial managing director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), is set to be tabled in the cabinet meeting on Monday. Khadka faces charges of financial embezzlement in the purchase of land plots to build storage facilities for NOC in various parts of the country.
KATHMANDU, Sept 12: Parliament's Industry, Commerce and Consumer Rights Protection Committee has failed to take a decision as per the recommendations of the panel formed to probe embezzlement of millions in buying land for Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), and this despite the fact that most of the committee members clearly stood for recommending legal action against the officials involved.
KATHMANDU, Sept 7: A parliamentary panel has prepared a report concluding that there was embezzlement by Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) in its land purchase deal in which it paid out triple the amount that the land owners received.