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  NOC, Auto Dealers Top Importers Through Birgunj Customs
       RITESH TRIPATHI  
 
    BIRGUNJ, Sept 2: More than a dozen importers paid taxes amounting to Rs 1 billion and above to Birgunj Customs Office in fiscal year 2013/14.

According to data of Birgunj Customs Office, as many as 13 firms paid more than Rs 1 billion each in taxes to the office in the review period. Six of them paid more than Rs 2 billion each.

 
  Team Heading To New Delhi Today To Hold PTA Talks
       REPUBLICA  
 
    KATHMANDU, Sept 2: A seven-member team led by Energy Secretary Rajendra Kishor Kshatri is leaving for New Delhi on Wednesday to hold bilateral talks on Power Trade Agreement (PTA) between Nepal and India.

A cabinet meeting held on Tuesday gave energy ministry the go ahead to send the team to the Indian capital for holding talks, negotiations and sign bilateral agreement on PTA.

 
  LPG Bottlers Press Govt To Raise Supply Quota
       PUSHPA RAJ ACHARYA  
 
    Dual pricing on LPG to be enforced after the festive season

KATHMANDU, Sept 2: Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) bottlers have put pressure on the government to increase gas supply quota, saying that they won´t be able to ensure smooth supply of the popular cooking fuel during the Dashain and Tihar festivals.

“Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) - the state-owned petroleum monopolist - hasn´t raised gas supply quota for the past three years. Demand, however, has been increasing with each passing year,” Kush Prasad Malli, general secretary of Nepal LP Gas Industry Association, told Republica. “Despite this, NOC is reluctant to release supply quota for bottlers.”

 
  EIS Introduced To Minimize Road Accidents
       REPUBLICA  
 
    KATHMANDU, Sept 2: To minimize road accidents along the Banepa-Bardibas road section, the Department of Road (DoR) has introduced Emergency Information System (EIS) to provide latest information about rainfall, road accidents and road status to vehicles using the route.

According to the traffic police, road accidents have increased along the route by 58 percent. EIS, a road safety program, would create awareness about road safety as well, said Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) issuing a press statement on Tuesday.

 
  Festive Offer On Videocon Mobile
       REPUBLICA  
 
    KATHMANDU, Sept 2 : Vatsal Impex, the authorized distributor of Videocon mobiles for Nepal, has introduced a festive scheme on its mobile phones.

The scheme named ´Dashain Tihar Celebration Offer´ will give customers the chance to win various prizes ranging from silver coins to LED TVs, iron, rice cooker and fans, the company said in a statement on Tuesday. The company has also announced attractive discount offers on different mobile sets.

 
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