KATHMANDU — Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has slashed the price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) by Rs 10 per liter for domestic airlines effective from Thursday (12 midnight).
The ATF will now cost Rs 94.50 per liter for domestic airlines. The NOC has cut the ATF price in line with the fall in the price of the fuel in the international market.
The state oil monopoly, earlier on January 2, had cut the prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 2.
The NOC has been lowering the price of petroleum products in line with the fall of prices in the international market.
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.