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Coupon compulsory to get petrol, says NOC

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KATHMANDU — The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has made it mandatory to take coupon from the concerned petrol pumps for getting fuel being distributed from Thursday for the private vehicles.

The NOC has said that the customers have to compulsorily take coupon before getting fuel. The NOC has directed the petrol pumps to organize coupon system following protestations by the customers that they didn’t get the fuel in spite of lining up hours before.

More than 66% of private vehicles had to return home without fuel during the fuel distribution earlier in Dashain.

According to NOC, motorcycles from 1 to 30 lots will get fuel on Thursday, 30 to 50 lots on Friday, and those above 50 lots will get petrol on Saturday.

Motorcycles will get 5 liters of petrol, while four-wheelers will get 10 liters.

Below is the list of petrol pumps distributing petrol from Thursday :

list of petrol pumps distributing petrol

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Lightning strike kills woman in Saptari





RAJBIRAJ — A woman was killed when lightning struck her in the field at Bishnupur Rural Municipality-6 in Saptari district on Saturday evening.

The victim is 50-year-old Keshari Devi Yadav, wife of Shailendra Kumar Yadav, Superintendent of Police Mukesh Kumar Singh said. She was struck by thunderbolt while picking up lentils in the field.

Another woman, Rinku Yadav who had gone together with Keshari to harvest lentil, has been injured in the incident. She is being treated at the Gajendra Narayan Singh Sagarmatha Zone Hospital at Rajbiraj.

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