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Tuesday, 2 January 2018

NOC hikes price of all petroleum products again

Posted by Dhruba Shrestha January 3, 2018 :
Almost all newspapers have given the front-page space to the decision of Nepal Oil Corporation to increase the price of petroleum products on the basis of change in price in the international market. According to the government-run fuel distributor’s decision, a cylinder of cooking gas now costs Rs 1,375, which is Rs 25 more than its previous price. The price of diesel, petrol and kerosene has gone up by Re 1 per litre, the Corporation’s spokesperson Birendra Goit has been quoted in a report in Karobar. Domestic aviation fuel has become dearer by Rs 3 per litre while the price for international flights has gone up by $50 per kilolitre.

Guide of the month: January 2018

Traveling gives us the opportunity to disconnect from our regular life. You get to forget your problems/issues for a few weeks, it can also help you figure things out that you would not have understood without the distance traveling can give you. We all have crazy schedules, work and a family to take care of, going away alone or with some friends can give you distance and perhaps even make you realize how important these people are for you. Like the saying says: we never know what we have until we lose it.

Another great benefit is the relaxation you get to do. It’s nice to live life to its fullest and enjoy a stress free time with yourself. Going on vacation lets us recharge our “batteries” by disconnecting us from our regular life. When we come back we feel invigorated and we are happy to be back in our day to day routine. It’s a very good stress remover that has a lot more to give than most people are willing to accept.

Traveling increases our knowledge and widens our perspective. To view new customs, different ways of living is fantastic for the mind. It gives us a new perspective about life and especially our life, it can help us change some of our habits or even create new ones. When I travel I usually make it a point to try new food, some cultures don’t have fries in their diet and they are all skinny, others use spices to give taste and not oils or fats. Discovering different values and ways to get by in life is really interesting. You also need to visit exotic new places and discover what this wonderful world has to offer.