Morang 6 October 2015: Around 70 trucks carrying goods and gasoline have entered Nepal through Jogbani checkpoint at India.The information about these trucks entering Nepal was provided by the Information Officer Rajendra Dhungana at Biratnagar Customs Office. According to Customs Agent Association Biratnagar Chairperson Bijendra Parasar normally an average of 100 trucks carrying gasoline and other goods used to enter Nepal through Biratnagar checkpoint.
According to him the trucks started to enter Nepal only after a five- point agreement with the Indian customs officials was made to guarantee smooth transportation of goods that were stranded at Jogbani point.
According to Â Â President of Federation of Nepali Journalists Morang Mahendra Bista, the local newspapers (Sthania Udghosh and New Shristi Daily) whose publications were halted due to shortage of paper duer to the unofficial blockade imposed by India have resumed their work after the withdrawl of Indian unannounced trade embargo. “Slowly and gradually all local newspapers will start publishing their papers”, he added.