KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the price of diesel, petrol and kerosene. The meeting of the NOC Board of Directors held on Thursday evening decided to increase the price.

KATHMANDU, Nov 21: Even though the price of diesel has decreased by the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has not lowered its price. Despite a reduction of Rs 7 per liter for diesel and 80 paisa for petrol, NOC has justified its decision, citing a loss of Rs 280 per LPG cylinder.

POKHARA, Aug 23: Journalist Roshni Chettri from Pokhara has committed self-immolation. The 25-year-old Chettri committed suicide by sprinkling petrol on her body at her residence at Jalpa Road, Pokhara.

KATHMANDU, June 17: The prices of petrol and diesel from India have increased slightly.

BANKE, Jan 30: Bhanu BK of Kohalpur Municipality-2 in  Shaktinagar, set his wife Ganga and 2-year-old son Prince on fire before fleeing the scene on Sunday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 5: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has directed the authorities concerned to reduce the price of petroleum products immediately.

BIRGUNJ, June 23: Fuel import through the Birgunj transit point has increased significantly. The import of petroleum products via this major trade transit point of the country has gone up by 78 percent in the 11 months of the current fiscal year, compared to the corresponding period of last fiscal year, the Birgunj Customs Office said.

KATHMANDU, June 21: A group of students belonging to All Nepal National Independent Students Union- Revolutionary (ANNISU-R) affiliated to the CPN (Maoist Center) staged protests against recent hike in the prices of petroleum products on Tuesday.  The agitating students staged a torch rally in front of Ratna Rajya Laxmi Campus in Kathmandu on Tuesday.

KATHMANDU, Jan 31: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has agreed to increase the commission paid to petroleum dealers. This comes after the dealers pressed NOC to increase the commission of diesel and petrol by about 36 paisa per liter. The dealers had stated that it was difficult to sustain their business with prior commission rate.

KATHMANDU, Jan 13: Stating that it has become difficult to run the business as the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has not increased the commission for selling petroleum products for four years, the fuel distributing entrepreneurs have announced to increase the fuel price on their own, if NOC does not  increase the rate of commission for the oil distributors.

NOC hikes price of petroleum products

December 13, 2020 09:46 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 13: The Nepal Oil Corporation has increased the price of petroleum products. The increased price came into effect from 12AM, Sunday.

KATHMANDU, March 17: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has reduced the price of petrol and diesel/kerosene each by Rs 10 per liter.

KATHMANDU, April 1: Price of crude oil in the international market plunged to an almost 18-year low at US $ 20 per barrel on Monday. However, Nepali consumers are bound to keep on paying the higher prices as usual, and this despite the fact the country has adopted an automatic pricing policy.

KATHMANDU, Feb 28: The government has decided to raise infrastructure development tax being levied on petroleum products by Rs 5 per liter.

Petrol, diesel prices down by Rs 2

February 18, 2020 08:50 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 18: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has reduced the price of petrol and diesel/kerosene each by Rs 2 per liter.

DAILEKH, Jan 23: The seismic survey has begun under the petroleum exploration underway in Dailekh district. With the petroleum exploration coming near to success, the seminal task of seismic survey has been stepped up.

Fuel prices up by Rs 2 per liter

January 2, 2020 09:25 am

KATHMANDU, Jan 2: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the prices of petroleum products again in less than half month.

KATHMANDU, Dec 3: Prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene have gone up by Rs 2 per liter each.

LPG price down by Rs 25 per cylinder

August 8, 2019 08:05 am

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

NOC revises petro-price

June 16, 2019 20:45 pm

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

NOC slashes petrol price

June 5, 2019 19:15 pm

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

KATHMANDU, May 30: The government has decided to levy an additional Re 1 per liter fee on diesel and petrol for road maintenance.

KATHMANDU, March 24: Kota Dhuku Petrol Pump is just a few meters from Balaju Chowk while coming from Sorhakhutte. Two fuel dispensers, for petrol and diesel, adjoin the footpath. There is no compound wall. The fuel pump’s containers are on the ground floor of a four-storey house.

12 petrol pumps face action

November 26, 2018 10:10 am

KATHMANDU, Nov 26: Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology has taken action against 12 petrol pumps for cheating customers.

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KATHMANDU, Sept 21: Strike of public transport workers has disrupted supply of petroleum products across the country.

PYUTHAN, June 28: Petroleum pump operators in the district have filed a complaint at the police, stating that fuel theft during transport was on the rise. They said that supplies that pumps receive are lower than what the Nepalgunj depot of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) dispatches.

KATHMANDU, May 28: Two petrol stations were sealed following a monitoring carried out this morning under the command of Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supplies, Matrika Prasad Yadav.

KATHMANDU, May 16: The government has expedited its search for land to store petroleum products to be imported from China in line with the agreement reached with the northern neighbor on fuel imports.

KATHMANDU, May 2: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), the state oil monopoly, has hiked the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene on Wednesday.

KATHMANDU, April 16: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), the state oil monopoly, has hiked the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene for the second time in 15 days.

KATHMANDU, April 2: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), the state oil monopoly, has hiked the price of petroleum products.

The UK plans to ban new diesel and petrol cars from 2040 in a bid to combat pollution, adding to a roster of nations making similar pledges.

KATHMANDU, June 24: Petroleum distributors in Kathmandu Valley have demanded that the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) provide them full compensate for technical loss of around 100 liters of fuel per chamber (of 4,000 liters) during transportation.

KATHMANDU, June 17: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has reduced price of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 1.5 per liter each.

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KATHMANDU, May 11: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has agreed to enter into a partnership with Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) to jointly operate petrol pumps in different parts of the country.

KATHMANDU, May 8: An unidentified group hurled petrol bomb at the Shivapuri Drinking Water Industry here this morning.

CHITWAN, May 7: An unidentified group has attacked a vehicle parked within the residence of Nepali Congress' mayoral candidate for Khairahani Municipality with a petrol bomb.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has warned the petrol pumps all over Nepal that it will stop distributing fuel to them if they fail to abide by the regulations as per the Dealers Bylaw (Sixth Amendment) 2073.

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) increased the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene on Sunday citing rise of price of the crude oil in the international market.

Euro 4 standard petrol, diesel from April

November 16, 2016 15:17 pm

KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) will be importing petroleum products (petrol and diesel) of Euro 4 standard from coming April.

DANG, Nov 15: Property worth around Rs 10.5 million was destroyed after a petrol pump caught fire in Deukhuri on Monday night.

RAUTAHAT, June 9: The protesters have hurled a petrol bomb at a moving truck heading towards Kathmandu from Mirchaiya carrying mangoes. Driver Balram Bhandari and assistant driver Basanta Magar have been injured in the incident.