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PAC to grill promoters of Khimti and Upper Bhotekoshi over PPA

RUDRA PANGENI
Both the project developers have been deferring repeated proposals of NEA as well as MoE to revise the dollar-based power purchase agreements.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has decided to grill the promoters of Khimti and Upper Bhotekoshi hydropower projects, citing heavy loss incurred by the state-run Nepal Electricity Authority following the Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) signed with these projects.

A PAC sub-committee formed to study these PPAs signed in US dollars has summoned officials of Himal Power, the promoter of 60 MW Khimti, and Bhotekoshi Power Company, the promoter of 45 MW Upper Bhotekoshi, on September 11. [More]

  Natural de-tanning tricks at home  
  BY THE WEEK BUREAU  
 
Summer brings all the merriment of wearing sleeveless, shorts and skirts. But along with it there also comes the worry of getting sun-burnt and tanned. Even after using sun blocks and covering the face and shoulders with scarf, sometimes it seems as though nothing works enough to shield our skin from the scorching sun during the day. As a result, sunburns and tans become real problems for both men and women.

But like most other skin problems, the solution to this problem can also be found in something as simple as nature, or, to be more precise, in our own kitchen.

 
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