Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has hiked the price of petrol by Rs. 2 and that of diesel and kerosene by Rs. 9 per liter effective from this midnight.
The price of aviation fuel has also been increased by Rs. 5 per liter.
According to the new price list, petrol will cost Rs. 181, diesel and kerosene will cost Rs. 172 a liter.
The price of LP gas has been kept unchanged.
Earlier today, the NOC has forwarded a ten-point suggestion to the government for reducing the fuel consumption in the country.