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NOC hikes fuel prices

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KATHMANDU — Nepal Oil Corporation has increased the prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene to adjust with the international market prices on Monday.

Petrol has become dearer by Rs 1, where as diesel and kerosene have witnessed a price hike of Rs 2, according to NOC. The new prices will come into effect from midnight, NOC said.

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With this revision, petrol would now cost Rs 106 per litre while diesel and kerosene would fetch Rs 87 per litre. However, the prices of cooking gas and aviation fuel have remain unchanged.

After the adjustment, NOC would accumulate Rs 201 million as fortnight profit, NOC official said.

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NA chair stresses on quality and vocational education

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KATHMANDU- Chairman of National Assembly (NA) Ganesh Prasad Timilsina has said that the vocational and quality education were the first priority of the state.

Inaugurating the golden jubilee programme of Pashupati Secondary School of Modi Rural Municipality today, NA chair Timilsina said that technical and quality based education were the foundation of the prosperity of the nation.

On another note, he shared that 339 existing laws will be amended until March 5 and 124 new laws will be enacted.

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Similarly, Gandaki Province Industry, Tourism, Forest and Environment Minister Bikas Lamsal said that the provincial government was urging federal government to declare Pokhara as tourism capital.

Speaking in the same programme, Pakistani ambassador to Nepal Mazhar Javed said that age old ties between Nepal and Pakistan will be further strengthened and partnership would be fostered in the education sector as well.

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