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Published On: September 10, 2019 06:00 PM NPT By: Bipana Thapa

Nepali, Indian PMs jointly inaugurate first-ever cross-border petrol pipeline in South Asia

PM Oli and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi jointly inaugurated the Motihari—Amalekhgunj cross-border petroleum pipeline via a video conference from their respective offices on Tuesday afternoon. This is the first-ever cross-border petroleum products pipeline launched in South Asia. 

Chinese FM Wang seeks NC's role in making Chinese President Xi's visit a success

Deuba stressed the need to enhance connectivity between the two countries. Likewise, the Chinese foreign minister also invited Deuba to visit China during the meeting that lasted for half an hour at a hotel. Accepting the invitation, Deuba said he would visit the northern neighbor at an appropriate time.

NOC slashes petroleum price

Now, it costs Rs 107 for a liter of petrol. Earlier, consumers would pay Rs 109 for a liter of petrol. The NOC also lowered the price of diesel by Rs 2. Earlier, consumers paid Rs 97 in Kathmandu. 

Citizens should get easy access to State services: CM Poudel

Inaugurating the two-day orientation organized for Ministry of Internal Affairs and Law for the legal facilitators in Hetauda today, CM Poudel reaffirmed that Province 3 government is aware on providing services to the people from the poor, marginalized communities. 

Chinese FM Wang returns home

During his stay in Nepal, FM Wang and his Nepali counterpart Pradeep Gyawali discussed on various bilateral issues and cooperations between two countries. On the occasion, Nepal and China signed three separate deals on bilateral cooperation.

Johnson suspends UK Parliament after latest Brexit defeat

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has succeeded in his plan to suspend Britain’s rebellious Parliament for five weeks, but he has achieved little else in his first prolonged jousting with legislators determined to prevent a no-deal Brexit. The simmering showdown between Johnson and Parliament over Brexit came to a head as lawmakers delivered three defeats to the government’s plans for leaving the European Union, before being sent home early Tuesday for a contentious five-week suspension of the legislature.



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