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Govt to shut down LPG bottling plants if they fail to meet standards

Kathmandu, January 5 Owing to increasing risks posed by liquefied petroleum gas bottling plants to human settlements nearby, the government says it is launching an extensive monitoring campaign today with a mission to shut down the plants failing to meet safety standards. The Nepal Bureau of Standards and Metrology says the plants failing to abide […]

Elected officials at local level demand 2,000 vehicles; govt says ‘no budget’

Kathmandu, January 3 Officials elected at various local governments from last year’s local level elections have demanded that the federal government provide them as many as 2,000 vehicles. The government, however, says it does not have sufficient budget to afford the demand. An official at the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development says people’s […]