KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Using an electric stove is 65 percent cheaper than LPG in the kitchen. However, due to lack of uninterrupted supply of electricity, the interest of the ordinary public toward induction cookers has not increased.
KATHMANDU, March 7: Though the Nepal Oil Corporation is importing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in normal fashion, Kathmandu Valley has started to see a distribution crisis as consumers are panicking and rushing to buy the cooking gas cylinders.
BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 28: In a bid to reduce indoor air pollution in the region, Sammarimai Rural Municipality is planning to distribute liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders to each household of the rural municipality.
KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has slashed the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) by Rs 25 per cylinder. The petroleum monopolist, however, has increased the price of petrol by Re 1, and diesel and kerosene by 50 paisa per liter, respectively. The new prices came into effect from Tuesday itself.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The government’s monitoring agencies have not been inspecting the expiry date of LPG cylinders -- the household cooking gas cylinders -- in the market, which is an obligatory safety practice for such cylinders, it has been learned.
KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The sub-committee on Supplies and Consumers Interest under the Committee on Commerce, Industries and Consumer Welfare Relation of parliament has instructed the government to immediately resolve the problem for Nepali gas bullets in getting explosive clearance certificate from the Indian government.
KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has been keeping infrastructure development fee, which it charges from the end customers, in its profit accounts. Such profits are directly allocated to the corporation’s staff bonus and other incentives, NOC balance sheet shows.
As per the balance sheet of 2015/16, NOC has put the fee into its profit accounts.
KATHMANDU, July 6: The Industry, Commerce and Consumer Welfare Protection Committee of the parliament on Tuesday directed the government to test quality of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders in circulation in the market and take action against the concerned bottlers if the cylinders are substandard.