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Consumers to get half- filled cylinder gas Friday, March 27th, 2020

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) is preparing to distribute half-filled cylinder gas to the consumers after the shortage of cooking gas in the market. The NOC is distributing cooking gas weighing 7.1 kg to the consumers at Rs 687.50 in different places including Kathmandu..

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Nepal Oil Corporation revises petroleum products price Monday, March 16th, 2020

KATHMANDU: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has slashed the prices of petrol, diesel, and kerosene effective from midnight today. As per the fresh announcement, the price of petrol, kerosene and diesel is lowered by Rs 2 per liter. With this, a liter of petrol will cost Rs 106 whereas kerosene and..

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Supplies of LP Gas upped Saturday, March 14th, 2020

Ramesh Lamsal, Ashok Ghimire, KATHMANDU: In order to contain the artificial shortage of daily essentials in the market in the wake of coronavirus pneumonia outbreak, the government has made the monitoring of market more effective. Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supply Lekhraj Bhatta has..

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Jumla exports 61 types of herbs Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

JUMLA: Jumla district has exported 183,131 kilograms herbs of different 61 types in the first six months of the current fiscal year. According to the District Forest Division Office Ranger Khadka Mahatale, revenue around Rs 1.66 million was generated from the export of herbs and herbal..

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EIB to provide Rs 12.4 billion grant to Nepal Sunday, February 16th, 2020

KATHMANDU: The European Investment Bank (EIB) will provide Rs 12.4 billion grant to the Government of Nepal for its electricity system upgradation project. In this regard, chief of the International Economic Cooperation Coordination Division, the Ministry of Finance, Shree Krishna Nepal, Maria..

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Timber import down by 20 per cent Saturday, February 15th, 2020

KATHMANDU: Import of timber into the country has decreased by 20 per cent following the adoption of a policy to increase production. The Forest Reforms Action Plan, 2075 by the Ministry of Forest and Environment has been successful in increasing production and thereby bringing down import. In the..

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Price of LP gas goes up Monday, February 3rd, 2020

KATHMANDU: Nepal Oli Corporation has increased the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas or LPG. The NOC increased the price LPG or cooking gas by Rs 25 per cylinder. The new price would be effective from this midnight. However, the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene oil has been reduced by Rs 1 per..

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Farmers elated with increased production after land pooling Saturday, February 1st, 2020

Krishna Dawadi, KASKI: Farmers in Gandaki State have been elated after increase in agricultural production following the farming with land pooling. They are attracted towards collective farming, reasoning that the cultivation was easier and less costly. Various small plots of land were integrated..

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Rooster weighs 14 kg in four months! Friday, January 24th, 2020

Ram Bahadur Thapa, BAGLUNG: It is just the fourth month, a chicken grew so fast and so large that it weighed 14 kg. The rooster waddles and swallows feed lazily. It is nearing the slaughter days, as its owner says. Owner of Arpana Poultry Farm at Baglung municipality-3, Bijay Sharma, informed that..

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Drop in rice production likely to hit national economy Saturday, January 4th, 2020

Rajaram Karki, KATHMANDU: A noticeable fall in the rice production this year is likely to beat national economy. Experts predict that it would have its implications on the Gross Domestic Product.Last year, contribution of agricultural sector to the GDP was measured at 27.59 percent. The Economic..

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Price of petroleum products up Wednesday, January 1st, 2020

KATHMANDU: Nepal Oil Corporation has adjusted the price of petroleum products to be effective from this mid night. The NOC adjusted the price of petroleum products by increasing the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene oil by Rs 2 per litre. However, price of aviation fuel and LP gas has not been..

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NEGJA expo to promote Nepal jewels in global market Tuesday, December 31st, 2019

KATHMANDU: Nepal Gem and Jewellery Association (NEGJA) has planned the third ' Nepal Gems and Jewelry Expo' in the central capital next month. The expo will be taking place on January 10-12 and it aims to promote Nepal ornaments in the global market. Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun is scheduled..

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Recently, a reporter at the daily White House coronavirus briefing asked US President Donald Trump what he would say to his fearful fellow citizens. Here is what..