Tuesday, August 04, 2020

petrol

Harsimrat Badal’s signature on anti-farmers ordnance exposes real face of Badals- Brinder Dhillon

CHANDIGARH: Opposing the anti-farmer ordinance of Narendra Modi led BJP-SAD govt, the the president of Punjab Youth Congress Brinder Singh Dhillon along with his party office bearers on Tuesday staged a dharna in front of Punjab Mandi Board office at Mohali.

Security forces defuse IED in Kashmir's Pattan area

SRINAGAR:A road-opening party of the security forces averted a tragedy on Tuesday morning when it found an improvised explosive device (IED) planted at Tappar village in Pattan area in north Kashmir's Baramulla district.

Aug 5 anniv: J&K govt claims 100% success in 7 schemes

SRINAGAR:A day ahead of the anniversary of nullification of special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Territory (UT) government claims 100 per cent achievement in seven schemes that include Saubhagya and PM Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY).

Petrol, diesel prices unchanged on Monday

NEW DELHI:After hefty Rs 8.38 per litre cut in diesel price in the national capital on Friday, the oil marketing companies have gone on a pause mode keeping auto fuel prices unchanged on Monday, the third successive day when auto fuel prices have not been revised.

Auto fuel prices remain unchanged on Saturday

NEW DELHI:A day after a hefty Rs 8.38 per litre cut in diesel prices in the national capital due to VAT reduction, the oil marketing companies again went on a pause mode to keep auto fuel prices unchanged across the country on Saturday.

Govt mulls longer lock-in to protect jobs post BPCL privatisation

NEW DELHI:To make the strategic sale of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) less painful to its employees, the government is looking at a plan to provide longer job security to them under the new management post privatisation of the company.

Diesel run ends in Delhi, now Rs 8.38/l cheaper

NEW DELHI:Consumers in Delhi have finally heaved a sigh of relief as the price of diesel fell by Rs 8.38 per litre on Friday. The price cut made diesel cheaper than petrol after more than a month. It is now cheaper than petrol in Delhi by the widest margin among all metros

BJP demands further cut in VAT on diesel, petrol in Delhi

NEW DELHI:Leader of the Opposition in Delhi Assembly Ramvir Singh Bidhuri, here on Thursday, urged the Delhi government to reduce the value-added tax (VAT) on diesel to 12.5 per cent and petrol to 20 per cent.

Relief for fuel consumers as diesel finally gets cheaper in Delhi

NEW DELHI:In a major relief to fuel consumers in the capital, the Delhi government on Thursday reduced VAT on diesel from 30 per cent to 16.75 per cent per litre making the transport fuel cheaper by Rs 8.36 per litre.

Petrol, diesel prices unchanged for fourth day in a row

NEW DELHI:With global oil market stable for the past few days, consumers in India have been spared of a price rise of auto fuels for the fourth consecutive day.
Oil companies kept petrol and diesel prices unchanged on Thursday taking global cues where benchmark crude oil prices have remained static around $43 a barrel for the past few days now.

Delhi Congress threatens to protest against tax hike by SDMC

NEW DELHI:The Delhi Congress has threatened to protest against the BJP-ruled South Delhi Municipal Corporation, if the taxes proposed by SDMC are not withdrawn.
Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee (DPCC) president Anil Kumar on Wednesday said that SDMC's professional tax violates the BJP's 2017 MCD election manifesto that no new tax will be levied on the people.

National Awards for excellence in Earth System Science Announced

NEW DELHI: The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is mandated to provide the nation with the best possible services for weather, climate, ocean, coastal and natural hazards, for the Public Safety and socio-economic benefits. The Ministry also deals with exploration and sustainable harnessing of ocean resources (living and non-living) and plays a nodal role for Antarctic/Arctic/Himalayas and Southern Ocean research

Petrol, diesel prices unchanged for third day

NEW DELHI:With global oil market stable for the past few days, consumers in India were spared an increase in prices of auto fuels for the third consecutive day on Wednesday.
Oil companies kept petrol and diesel prices unchanged, taking global cues wherein benchmark crude oil prices have remained static around $43 a barrel for past few days.

India's oil bill may dip 40% in FY21 on Covid, low rates

NEW DELHI: At least in the oil sector, the global health emergency caused by coronavirus is coming to India's advantage. While the severe demand squeeze due to the pandemic helped India save on oil imports, low global crude prices could help it further in reducing sharply the import bill.

Mini lockdowns' need to go for building on revival signs: CII

NEW DELHI: As economic activities slowly pace up, Chandrajit Banerjee, Director General of CII, has said that businesses should be allowed to function without uncertainties so that they are able to build on the "nascent" signs of recovery.

Auto fuel price rise checked for second consecutive day

NEW DELHI:As the global oil market remains flat for past few days, consumers in India have been spared a price rise in auto fuels for the second consecutive day.
Oil companies kept petrol and diesel prices unchanged on Tuesday taking global cues where benchmark crude oil prices have remained static around $43 a barrel for past few days now.

ED files money laundering case against fugitive arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari

NEW DELHI:Spelling more trouble for fugitive arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has filed a money laundering case against him in connection with the Samsung-ONGC deal of the UPA era.

Petrol, diesel price rise on hold again

NEW DELHI:Consumers have been spared of any further hike in fuel prices with oil marketing companies deciding to keep the pump prices of both petrol and diesel unchanged on Monday.

worker killed, two injured as petrol pump wall collapses

PHAGWARA:A 60-year-old laborer identified as Harmesh resident of Ravidas Mohalla Chachoki died due when a wall of a newly constructed petrol pump suddenly collapsed at village Chachoki last evening

Diesel price up again, nears Rs 82/litre in Delhi

NEW DELHI: The price of diesel rose for the second straight day on Sunday, nearing Rs 82 per litre in the national capital.
Petrol prices, however, were unchanged for the 27th consecutive day across the four metros.

BPCL offers VRS to employees ahead of privatisation

NEW DELHI:Just a week ahead of the closure of bid submissions for Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) stake, the company has offered voluntary retirement to its employees.

Govt sure BPCL strategic sale to sail through without further extensions

NEW DELHI:Government is confident that the strategic sale of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) may go through without any further need to extend the bidding deadlines.

Diesel costlier as oil firms push pump prices, petrol remains steady

NEW DELHI: Oil marketing companies on Saturday raised diesel prices by 15 paisa/litre as OMCs revised pump prices. This rise in price came after the prices were held steady for sometime.

Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged across metros

NEW DELHI:Oil marketing companies kept the retail prices of petrol and diesel unchanged on Friday.
This is the fourth consecutive day when diesel prices have remained static after these were increased the previous weeks on more than two occasions.

Oil companies hold diesel, petrol prices for 3 consecutive days

NEW DELHI:Oil marketing companies decided to keep the pump prices of petroleum products petrol and diesel unchanged on Thursday.
This is the third consecutive day when auto fuel prices have remained static after diesel prices were increased in the previous weeks on more than two occasions.

Oil companies hold Diesel, petrol price rise

NEW DELHI:Oil marketing companies decided to keep the pump prices of petroleum products petrol and diesel unchanged on Wednesday.
Accordingly, diesel continues to be priced at Rs 81.64 per litre in the capital, while petrol has maintained steady levels at Rs 80.43 a litre.

Phone theft suspect sets himself afire at police station

HYDERABAD: In a shocking incident, a man set himself ablaze at Chandrayangutta police station in the old city of Hyderabad due the alleged harassment by the police in a mobile phone theft case.

Oil companies hold Diesel, petrol prices again

NEW DELHI: A day after diesel prices increased to extend its gain over petrol in Delhi, oil marketing companies decided to keep the pump prices of the two petroleum products unchanged on Tuesday.

Diesel prices surpass all records, petrol holds ground

NEW DELHI:Unexpected rise in diesel prices despite slower demand has extended the gain for the transport fuel over petrol in Delhi.
With a 12 paise hike in diesel price in New Delhi on Monday while petrol prices remaining steady, the gap between the two auto fuels has further widened in the national capital. Last month, diesel prices overtook that of petrol in Delhi, in an unprecedented development.

No forest land being taken for Mattewal Industrial Park in Punjab: Capt Amarinder

CHANDIGARH: Categorically rejecting reports to the contrary, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday declared that not a single tree would be uprooted, nor would an inch of the forest land be taken by the government for the development of the industrial park at Mattewara, Ludhiana.

Diesel now more than rupee expensive than petrol in Delhi

NEW DELHI:Diesel has further extended its gain over petrol prices in the national capital with oil marketing companies raising its price by 17 paise a litre on Saturday while keeping retail gasoline prices unchanged.

Diesel getting expensive while petrol holds the ground

NEW DELHI:Unexpected rise in diesel prices despite slower demand has extended the gain for the transport fuel over petrol in Delhi.

Oil companies hold diesel, petrol prices again

NEW DELHI:A day after diesel Prices increased to extend its gain over petrol in Delhi, oil marketing companies decided to keep the pump prices of the two petroleum products unchanged on Thursday.

Essential industries can operate amid B'luru lockdown: Official

BENGALURU:The Karnataka government has allowed a group of select essential industries and those with a continuous production process to function in the city amid the July 14-22 Covid lockdown, an official said on Wednesday.

Weekend restrictions in UP till July 31

LUCKNOW:The weekend lockdowns in Uttar Pradesh will continue till July 31.
According to an official statement, the restrictions will begin from every Friday at 10 p.m and will continue till 5 a.m on Monday, across the state.

Diesel extends gains over petrol in Delhi

NEW DELHI:Unexpected rise in diesel prices despite slower demand has extended the gain for the transport fuel over petrol in Delhi.

Capt Amarinder asks Sukhbir Badal to quit central govt on fuel price hike issue

CHANDIGARH: Asking the SAD chief to stop parroting the lines of his political masters in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday dared Sukhbir Badal to quit the ruling coalition at the Centre before resorting to street protests against the state government’s decision on VAT hike on fuel.

Diesel maintains gain over petrol in Delhi, prices unchanged

NEW DELHI:Diesel has maintained its gain over petrol in Delhi as oil marketing companies kept the prices of auto fuels unchanged on Wednesday after raising the price of diesel by 25 paisa per litre in the city a day earlier.

TMC protests in Kolkata over fuel price hike

KOLKATA:The ruling Trinamool Congress on Wednesday held sit-in in Kolkata to protest against increase in prices of petroleum products and the "anti-people" policies of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre.

No economic logic now for diesel cars: Maruti Suzuki

NEW DELHI:With parity between the prices of petrol and diesel, there is no economic logic for buying diesel cars as with the same running cost, the acquisition cost differential is very high.

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