KATHMANDU, Oct 2: The state-owned Dairy Development Corporation (DDC) has hiked the price of ghee by Rs 100 per liter at a time when Dashain and Tihar, two of the major festivals of Hindus, are around the corner.
KATHMANDU, Sept 16: The price of refined oil has gone up in Nepal due to the rise in the price of crude oil in the international market owing to COVID-19, according to Nepal Vegetable Ghee & Oil Manufacturers' Association.
KATHMANDU, Feb 25: Onion price that had remained stable for the past two months has started to rise again in the domestic market amid soaring price of the agricultural product in India, the main import source country for Nepal.
KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Traders have expressed their readiness to gradually reduce the market prices of edible oil as the prices of the raw materials used for this product has started falling down in the international market.
KATHMANDU, March 1: Nepal Students' Union (NSU), the student wing of Nepali Congress, has staged demonstration across the country on Sunday, putting forth various demands including withdrawal of price hike on petroleum products and cancellation of 10 per cent tax imposed on books, among others.
KATHMANDU, Jan 8: Weak market inspection has once again given the unscrupulous traders leeway to profusely raise the price of essentials, as seen in the recent price hike of edibles by up to Rs 100 per kg.
The market is getting crowded. People are in buying spree for Dashain. And this is the time that shopkeepers tend to suddenly increase the price of everything. Price of essential goods like rice, lentils, oil, sugar and vegetables have already gone up. Their demand will increase in the coming days and weeks. In the absence of effective monitoring from the government, shopkeepers will go on a price hike war.
KATHMANDU, Nov 21: The parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has endorsed the report submitted by a sub-committee, which among others, calls for an investigation into the recent artificial price hike of sugar, particularly during the festival season.
KATHMANDU, Oct 9: Members of a sub-committee of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) formed to look into the soaring prices of consumable goods, including sugar, on the eve of festive season, have questioned whether sugar mills had made commitment with the government to not raise sugar price before imposing restriction on sugar imports.
KATHMANDU, Sept 24: Nepal Students Union (NSU) has demonstrated at different parts of Kathmandu Valley today, demanding withdrawal of price hike in petroleum products and public transport fare during festival.