Dilip Poudel

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Vegetable price skyrockets, by as much as 300 percent

Published On: October 7, 2020 12:20 PM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, Oct 7: The price of vegetables has skyrocketed with as much as 300 percent in a month.

Vishal Group also found manufacturing, supplying substandard steel bars

Published On: October 5, 2020 10:55 AM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

Latest revelations expose the business conglomerate Vishal Group’s business practices that put construction safety, human health at risk

NOC introduces one family one cylinder system to ensure smooth distribution of cooking gas

Published On: March 25, 2020 04:15 PM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, March 25: In a bid to ensure smooth distribution of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, the Nepal Oil Corporation has introduced "One family one cylinder" system.

Nepal Oil Corporation slashes price of petroleum products

Published On: February 17, 2020 08:45 PM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Nepal Oil Corporation has slashed the price of petroleum products to be effective from today.

Two decades on, SEZ fails to impress investors

Published On: December 7, 2019 12:44 PM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

BHAIRAHAWA, Dec 7: The government established Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Bhairahawa two decades ago with hopes to attract investment, increase production, and boost exports. But the investors are yet to be impressed.

Five factories exit Bhairahawa SEZ

Published On: November 21, 2019 08:58 AM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Nearly half a dozen industries, which were preparing to start operations in Bhairahawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ), have decided to move out, realizing that it would be impossible to meet the criteria to export at least 60% of their total productions.

Nine journalists arrested from Singha Durbar

Published On: September 16, 2019 03:46 PM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, Sept 16:  Police have arrested nine journalists from Singha Durbar on Monday afternoon.

NOC adjusts price of petroleum products; slashes price of LPG

Published On: August 6, 2019 09:15 PM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has adjusted the price of petroleum products.

Import of goats halted for four months

Published On: July 20, 2019 04:30 AM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, July 20: The import of goats from India has been halted for four months now, after health examination certificates of the livestock was made mandatory for import.

NOC revises petro-price

Published On: June 16, 2019 08:45 PM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, June 16: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) on Sunday has revised downward prices of petroleum products effective from Sunday midnight.

NOC slashes petrol price

Published On: June 5, 2019 07:15 PM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, June 5: Nepal Oil Corporation has slashed the price of petrol.

Poudel appointed as executive director of Nepal Oil Corporation

Published On: January 8, 2019 11:02 AM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Surendra Poudel has been appointed as the executive director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC).

CIAA files illegal wealth amassing case against ex-chief Khadka

Published On: January 7, 2019 05:17 PM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has filed a case of illegal wealth amassing against former managing director Gopal Khadka on Monday.

Nearly 50 percent of petroleum pipeline works completed

Published On: November 14, 2018 09:10 AM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, Nov 14: Nearly 50 percent of works related to laying petroleum pipeline between Nepal and India have completed in seven months since beginning of the construction work.

FDI pledges down by Rs 1.5 billion

Published On: October 14, 2018 07:31 AM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, Oct 14: Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) commitment to Nepal has fallen over the first two and half months of the current fiscal year.

Farmers continue to reel under shortage of chemical fertilizers

Published On: September 8, 2018 07:33 AM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

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.

3.1 million motor vehicles on Nepali roads: DoTM

Published On: July 4, 2018 08:40 AM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, July 4: The total number of motor vehicles plying across the country reached nearly 3.1 million as of mid-May, according to a data of Department of Transport Management (DoTM).

Gopal Khadka steps down after failed bids at comeback

Published On: June 8, 2018 06:45 AM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

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.

Fewer fuel trucks compounding flight delays at TIA

Published On: April 4, 2018 05:00 AM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, April 4: Limited aircraft refuelers at Tribhuwan International Airport is one of the reasons behind flight delays at the only international airport in the country.

Farmers at receiving end as govt drags feet on sugarcane price

Published On: March 7, 2018 06:00 AM NPT By: Dilip Poudel

KATHMANDU, Mar 7: The government has not yet fixed the minimum support price for sugarcane although the crushing season is nearing conclusion.