Unrest in Tarai spurs panic buying of oil in Kathmandu, NOC says supply is smooth

Kathmandu, March 9 There are indications of an artificial shortage of petroleum products affecting the Kathmandu Valley, what with unrest in the southern plains in the wake of the Saptari killings and UDMF protests. Many fuel stations in the valley have not distributed oil and long lines of vehicles waiting for oil have become common. […]

Government solely to blame for Saptari killings: UDMF leader

Kathmandu, March 8 A UDMF leader said on Wednesday that the government is to blame for Saptari killings. At the same time, he made it clear that they do not have any policy of obstructing CPN-UML’s programmes. Mahendra Raya Yadav, speaking at a face-to-face that Reporters’ Club Nepal had organised, said they have never said […]