Repercussions of political unrest threatens to envelop economy (Commentary)

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By Sandesh Shrestha / Kathmandu, Nov 11: The relentless agitation in the southern belt of the country by the United Democratic Madhesi Front (UDMF) and the Indian government’s undeclared blockade on essential supplies at the border is having an adverse impact on the Himalayan country’s now-growing economy. The continuing strike and the economic embargo has […]

Govt. to speed up construction of big hydropower projects

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Kathmandu / November 08: Amid fuel crisis caused by an ‘unofficial’ blockade of supplies into the country by India, the government is planning to speed up the constructions of big hydropower projects, a source said. The source said that the government is resorting to the move to make the country independent in terms of fuel […]

NOC writes letter to PetroChina for availability of price list

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Kathmandu / November 3: State-owned Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) on Tuesday wrote a letter to the Chinese petroleum company – PetroChina Company Ltd to provide price list of the fuel products. NOC Executive Director Gopal Bahadur Khadka sent the letter to PetroChina asking for availability of a price list for commercial transaction. NOC is forwarding […]

Chinese fuel arriving Kathmandu today; India increased fuel supply

Welcoming Tanker Drivers

Kathmandu / November 1: Ending the over four decade long monopoly of Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) to supply petroleum products to Nepal, three tankers loaded with petrol will arrive at Kathmandu from Kyirong of China today. Nepal has recently signed Memorandum of Understanding with China to purchase petroleum products after India imposed undeclared blockade to […]

12 tankers from China arrive Dhunche; drivers welcomed

Welcoming Tanker Drivers

Rasuwa / October 30: The Rasuwa Civil Society on Friday has welcomed the drivers of tankers arrived here to carry petroleum products China granted to Nepal. Society Chairperson Babulal Tamang received the drivers and helpers of the tankers dispatched by Nepal Oil Corporation to address growing petroleum crisis in the country to keep their confidence […]

NOC signs MOU with PetroChina on fuel supply

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Kathmandu / October 28: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) and China National United Corporation (PetroChina) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on supplying petroleum products into the country from the northern neighbour. The MoU was signed in Beijing Wednesday. With this, NOC’s sole agreement with the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) on the import of petroleum products […]

Preparations for supply of grant fuel from China in final stages

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Kathmandu / October 25: With the India continuing its blockade for the supply of essential goods to Nepal, the government has been making preparations for supplying petroleum products from China. Minister for Commerce and Supplies Ganesh Man Pun on Sunday said the government is making necessary preparations for importing fuel from China. In a meeting […]

EU calls on India to ensure essential supplies; DPM Thapa blames India for not fulfilling commitment

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Kathmandu / October 24: As the Indian high-handedness continued with the neighboring countries, International communities have started voicing against its stance. Chair of the European Parliament Delegation for relations with the countries of South Asia, Jean Lambert, has highlighted the need for regional solidarity in this new phase of Nepal’s development. In a press statement, […]

Time to see whether Oli government stands at people’s power (Nepalekhabar special)

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Kathmandu: The recent undeclared blockade of India is a wake-up call for Nepal to seek alternative for over dependency to India but the leaders and bureaucrats are yet to learn lesson from it. Nepal is currently importing over 70 percent goods from India, which is the major problem for the landlocked country. India has been […]

Beni locals come together to conserve tourism-prospect Rikhar area


Myagdi / October 20: Local people of Kuinemangale VDC in the district have joined hands to conserve and develop Rikhar area as a tourist destination. Religion prospect aside, the area, around 40 kilometers north from the district headquarters, Benibazaar and rested on the lap of Dhaulagiri Himalaya, is also important for tourism. The locals said […]

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