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India denies entry to Nepali gas bullets transporting cooking gas

K P Sharma Oli-led government had encouraged Nepali entrepreneurs to buy gas bullets by waiving 66 percent customs tax in order to make Nepal self-reliant on gas import

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KATHMANDU — India has clearly turned down Nepal’s request to allow Nepali gas bullets to transport cooking gas from India.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs Krishna Bahadur Mahara requsted his Indian Counterpart Sushma Swaraj to allow Nepali gas bullets transporting cooking gas from India during a meeting in New Delhi on Monday evening.

But Swaraj said that that Indian transporters would transport the cooking gas up to Nepali depots, according to an official  participating in the meeting.

Mahara asked the Indian side to facilitate Nepali gas bullets that have been left stranded for weeks in the Indian territory after Indian authorities denied necessary permits to carry cooking gas.

DPM Mahara also raised the issue of expediting implementation of the Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project, facilitating exchange of banned Indian currency that Nepalis are still holding.

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During the meeting, DPM Mahara also raised the concern regarding the effects of India’s General Service Tax (GST) on goods imported to Nepal from third countries via India.

Officials participating in the meeting between the two ministers on Monday evening said that India is not positive about allowing the Nepali bullets to enter India transporting cooking gas.

The then K P Sharma Oli-led government had encouraged Nepali entrepreneurs to buy gas bullets by waiving 66 percent customs tax in order to make Nepal self-reliant on gas import after Indina imposed economical blocked in 2015.

India, however, is positive about expediting implementation of the Pancheshwar Project and offered to do what is possible on their part to avoid effects of GST on goods imported to Nepal from third countries via India, the officials said.

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Cricket stadium constructed in Hetauda

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HETAUNDA — The construction of a national level cricket stadium has been completed in Hetauda.

The cricket stadium of national standard has been constructed at Huprachaur of Hetauda with the technical support of Makawanpur Cricket Association and coordination of District Sports Development Committee

It took two years to complete the construction of cricket stadium. The stadium along with cricket pitch and morning walk track has been constructed at the cost of around Rs 3 million.

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The stadium is appropriate for national tournament and practice, said District Sports Development Committee Chairperson Madhav Timilsina. The cricket ground has the length of 140 metres and breadth of 120 metres.

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