A- A A+
Last Updated : Nov 17 2019 11:12PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
Winter Session of Parliament begins tomorrow; PM says, govt ready to discuss all issues            AIMPLB to file review petition against SC verdict on Ayodhya issue            Amit Shah launches special winter-grade diesel for use in high-altitude regions of Ladakh            Gotabaya Rajapaksa wins Sri Lanka Presidential election            First-time finalists Dominic Thiem, Stefanos Tsitsipas to meet in ATP Men's summit clash           

National News

Jul 20, 2019
2:20PM

Motihari-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline ready for commercial operation

AIR PIC
The landmark Motihari-Amlekhgunj petroleum products pipeline between India and Nepal has been completed and ready for commercial operation. Indian Oil Corporation and Nepal Oil Corporation successfully completed testing transfer of the pipeline yesterday. AIR correspondent reports that Motihari-Amlekhgunj is the first transnational petroleum pipeline form India and first South Asian oil pipeline corridor. It is also the first oil pipeline in Nepal.

The prestigious project is expected to be inaugurated soon by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Nepalese counterpart K P Sharma Oli. The 69 kilometre-long pipeline has been constructed by India in just 15 months, half of its 30 months deadline. 

Since 1974, Nepal has been importing its entire major petroleum products including petrol, diesel, ATF and LPG from India. The annual export worth of these products is over Eight thousand five hundred crore rupees. The oil pipeline will ensure smooth, cost effective and environment friendly supply of petroleum products to Nepal. For AIR News, this is Raj Kumar from Kathmandu.

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 17 (Nov) Midday News 17 (Nov) News at Nine 17 (Nov) Hourly 17 (Nov) (2300hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 17 (Nov) दोपहर समाचार 17 (Nov) समाचार संध्या 17 (Nov) प्रति घंटा समाचार 17 (Nov) (2305hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 17 (Nov) Khabrein(Day) 17 (Nov) Khabrein(Eve) 17 (Nov)
Aaj Savere 17 (Nov) Parikrama 17 (Nov)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 17 (Nov) Samayki 17 (Nov) Sports Scan 17 (Nov) Spotlight/News Analysis 17 (Nov) Samachar Darshan 17 (Nov) Radio Newsreel 16 (Nov)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 7 (Nov) Surkhiyon Mein 7 (Nov) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 13 (Nov) Vaad-Samvaad 29 (Oct) Money Talk 29 (Oct) Current Affairs 15 (Nov)