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NOC slashes petroleum products’ prices

Gorkha Post



KATHMANDU — Nepal Oil Corporation has slashed the prices of the petroleum products effective from SUnday midnight.

The Corporation has reduced Rs 2 per litre in petrol, diesel and kerosene each while Rs 25 per cylinder in cooking gas and the price of aviation fuel was reduced by Rs 4 per litreas as per the new price index sent by the Indian Oil Corporation.

As per the new price list, petrol would be sold for Rs 98, diesel and kerosene for Rs 74 per litre whereas cooking gas would be sold for Rs 1350 per cylinder, according to NOC Spokesperson Sitaram Pokharel.

Likewise, the price of aviation fuel for domestic has been fixed to Rs 82 per litre.

With the new price rate, the NOC would incur Rs 400 million in profit in a month.

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Girl raped in Mahottari





GAUSHALA — A 13-year-old girl of Aurahi Municipality in Mahottari district has been raped on Sunday evening.

Police Inspector at Gaushala-based Area Police Office, Bhola Bhatta, said that two local youths — Rakesh Sada and Ritik Sada, both 15 years of age — allegedly raped the girl when she had gone to wash utensils at a nearby rivulet.

Police have arrested Ritik while Rakesh has been absconding after the incident.

Meanwhile, necessary investigation into the case is underway, said police.

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