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Nepal, India reach understanding Nepali gas bullets to supply cooking gas

Pratigya Waiju



KATHMANDU —A bilateral meeting held between the high level of officials of Nepal and India has decided that the gas bullets of Nepal would supply cooking gas (LPG) now onwards.

As per the agreement, a total of 53 gas bullets would supply cooking gas. Taking to journalist, Minister for Industry, Commerce and Supply, Matrika Yadhav said a bilateral agreement was signed to supply LPG by the Nepali gas bullets in near future.

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The meeting was attended by the high-ranking officials of the Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Nepal Oli Corporation (NOC) and Indian Oil Corporation.

Once the project is accomplished, the Amlekhgunj Depot of NOC could import fuel at the rate of 191 kiloliters of fuel per hour.

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176 trafficked Nepalis rescued from Indo-Myanmar border

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KATHMANDU — At least 176 Nepali men and women, who were being trafficked into Myanmar, have been rescued by Manipur police and activists from different parts of Manipur, a northeastern state of India, in the last two days.

On their second day of rescue operation, the Tengnoupal police have rescued atleast 20 Nepalis including 5 women and 15 men, from a Hotel in Moreh town,Imphal Free Press, an English-language daily published from Manipur has reported.

The Moreh police have rescued as many as 60 nationals of Nepal including 45 women and 15 men.

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Earlier, over 105 Nepali women were rescued from Moreh and Imphal, the report stated.

The police team have also arrested the main suspect in the trafficking case identified as Madan Kumar Kharel, 52, Hailing from 07 Prithvinagar, Jhapa, Nepal.

The accused is reportedly responsible for bringing 20 of the 40 Nepali girls who were rescued from Moreh on Friday.

Meanwhile, Police also rescued 51 Nepalis from Imphal including 38 women and 13 men during Saturday rescue operations.

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