KATHMANDU, Oct 19: Consumers have fallen victim to fraudulent practices at a petrol pump operated by the Armed Police Force (APF), one of the nation's security agencies responsible for upholding peace and order. A recent inspection conducted by a central monitoring team on Wednesday revealed malpractice at the Halchowk fuel center, which is run by the APF at Swayambhu, Kathmandu.

Relocate unsafe petrol stations

March 25, 2019 02:05 am

The petrol pump stations which thousands of bikers and motorists visit and which should be placed in locations safe for both operators as well as the visitors remain mostly in too risky areas.  It is so within the Kathmandu Valley and towns and cities outside the valley, which is why the government authorities must immediately direct them to enhance their safety measures, relocate them and if the operators stand defiant even shut them down.

12 petrol pumps face action

November 26, 2018 11:30 am

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