FUEL PRICES HIKED
There is a hike of fuel prices, a liter of petrol now costs Nu 70.91 in Thimphu, while diesel price, at Nu 69.41 per liter. It came into effect from last week.
The current petrol price is one of the highest since July 2014.
The increase in the fuel price is being attributed to the rising global crude oil prices.
The latest hike saw the price of petrol go up by Nu 1.80 to Nu 1.84 and diesel by Nu 1.29 to Nu 1.33 across the country.
The cheapest place to fuel cars at the moment is Gelegphu where both petrol and diesel cost less than Nu 65.