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NOC hikes fuel prices yet again

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KATHMANDU — Nepal Oil Corporation has increased prices of petrol, diesel, kerosene and aviation fuel effective from Saturday midnight.

The state-utility has increased the price of petrol by Rs 3 to Rs 113 per litre and Rs 3 on diesel and kerosene which will now cost Rs 95 per litre.

Likewise, the corporation has increased the aviation fuel sold for domestic and international airlines by Rs5 per litre and $75 per kilolitre, respectively.

After the price hike, the cross-border difference between petrol and diesel prices in Nepal and India stand at Rs 22.72 per litre in petrol and Rs 24.95 per litre in Diesel.

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The price of cooking gas remains unchanged.

“The fuel prices were revised in the line with the price list forwarded by Indian Oil Corporation, NOC’s sole supplier,” NOC’s Spokesperson Birendra Goit said.

According to Spokesperson Goi, the corporation still bear a loss of Rs 139.39 per cylinder of cooking gas. The loss on sale of LPG cylinders is proposed to be absorbed through price stabilisation fund.

This is the ninth time that the NOC revised the prices of petroleum products this year.

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Woman killed in Bajura house collapse

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BAJURA — A woman was killed after a house collapse in Budhiganga Municipality-1 of Bajura district on Friday night.

The house belonging to Nande Pari collapsed due to incessant rain at Makka has last night killing 45-year-old Kala Pari, according to Bajura District Police Office.

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Three other houses have also collapsed at Saudwada of the same ward due to the incessant rain. However, no human casualties have been reported, police said.

Likewise, the torrential rain have damaged several houses and posed the risk of landslides to others, informed police.

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