The Nepal Oil Corporation has said there has been no change in the pricing of petroleum products for the time being, keeping interest of people in mind even though its price has surged in the international market.
As per the new price list received on March 16 from the Indian Oil Corporation, the price of petrol has increased by Rs 2 per litre, said NOC Spokesperson Birendra Goit.
However, the IOC had decreased the price of diesel by 12 paisa per litre. Now, the price of petrol is Rs 110 per litre and diesel and kerosene is Rs 97 per litre in the country.
Three of the five people, who died after a passenger bus heading towards Kathmandu from Kakarvitta of Jhapa met with an accident and fell into the Trishuli river this morning, have been identified. Of them four died on the spot while one died on the way to hospital, police said.