KATHMANDU, March 19: A numbers of gasoline sellers have been found to be involved in the black marketing of the petroleum products taking undue advantage of soaring demand for essentials amid ongoing threat of COVID-19 and weak government monitoring.
BIRATNAGAR, March 18: Petroleum Dealers Association Koshi chapter has urged consumers not to go after rumours of a shortage of fuel. The Association has also requested consumers not to hoard petroleum products, more than required, based on the baseless rumour that the border points with India would shut down.
KATHMANDU, March 16: Most of the private petrol pumps in the Kathmandu Valley wore a deserted look, while those operated by Nepal Army, Nepal Police and Sajha Cooperative saw long queues on Sunday despite the government claim that there would be no shortage of petroleum products.
KAILALI, Jan 26: The Sonaha people have been managing their livelihood by searching gold in the Karnali River that flows from Tikapur of Kailali and Rajapur of Bardiya. Their livelihood depends upon gold panning in the banks of the river. Similarly, Sudurpashchim province has immense possibility of petroleum products.
KATHMANDU, Nov 25: Nepal spent 16.6% less in import of petroleum products in the first three months of the current fiscal year – FY2019/20 compared to the same period last year despite an increase in the import volume by 7%.
KATHMANDU, Sept 18: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the prices of petrol, diesel, and kerosene from Monday night, September 17, yet again. This is the fourth hike after the KP Sharma Oli led government came into power.
KATHMANDU, Sept 15: India’s undeclared economic blockade on Nepal in 2015 which completely obstructed the passage for petroleum products and other essentials to Nepal inspired three eighteen-year-olds to conduct a test in search of an alternative to petrol.