NOC hikes fuel price

Kathmandu:  The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the price of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs one with effect from Tuesday  midnight.

According to NOC spokesperson Birendra Goit, petrol will now cost Rs 101 per litre while the price of diesel and kerosene has been adjusted to Rs 78 per litre. The prices were adjusted with the increase in fuel prices in the international market, he added.

NOC has further stated that there is no change in the price of cooking gas and aviation fuel. The price had been adjusted recently on December 8.