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.
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.
2 killed, 5 injured in tractor accident
HETAUDA — Two persons were killed and five others were seriously injured after a tractor fell off the road last evening at Panchpandav village in Bagmati Rural Municipality-4, Makawanpur.
Police said that 50-year-olds Hem Kumar Shrestha and Bakhat Rai of Hariharpur Rural Municipality in Sindhuli district lost their lives in the fatal accident.
Shrestha died on the spot while Rai breathed his last on the way to a hospital in Hetauda, police added. The tractor (Na 6 Ta 442) was heading to Sindhuli district from Phawarbari in Makawanpur by supplying construction materials.
Those seriously hurt in the incident are Shivamaya Magar, Shakti Rai, Mohan Rai, Krishna Rai and Tilak Rai. The incident site is near Makawanpur-Sindhuli border along Dharan-Chatara road section.