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Nepal lifts fuel restrictions

With significant improvement in fuel supplies from India, Nepal on Tuesday ended its five-month-long rationing of petroleum products imposed after the turbulence over the new Constitution that saw a crippling blockade of key border trade points in the landlocked country.

The move brought cheer to thousands of people in the Himalayan nation who, under the quota, were getting merely five litres of petrol for two-wheelers and 15 litres for four-wheelers at a time besides half-filled LPG cylinders.

Motorists will now get any amount of fuel, while households can buy fully filled cooking gas cylinders.

Supply of petroleum products from Indian Oil Corporation is increasing with every passing day, the Ministry of Supplies said.

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