Thursday, January 28, 2021

petrol

Google Maps improves discoverability in Indian languages

NEW DELHI: Google Maps on Wednesday said it has incorporated an ensemble of learning models that automatically transliterate the names of points of interest (POIs) to 10 prominent local languages, making it easier for Indian language users find the things they look for at Maps.

Flaming petrol prices to fuel CNG vehicles adoption: Report

NEW DELHI: Elevated prices of petrol due to a steep increase in taxes in the recent past is set to increase the adoption of compressed natural gas (CNG)-driven vehicles, Crisil Research said.

Social Media post on closing petrol pumps Fake

CHANDIGARH: The Cyber Crime Cell of the Punjab Police on Monday, started proceedings to take legal action against the rumour mongers spreading a fake post about closing the petrol pumps in Punjab to thwart farmers’ tractor rally.

Fuel prices rise hold for 2nd consecutive day

NEW DELHI: Petrol and diesel prices remain unchanged on Monday after reaching new all-time high levels as oil marketing companies decided to take a pause, and wait and watch the situation before taking a call on further revision of auto fuel prices to bridge the widening under recovery.

Fuel dearer again: Petrol prices up by 22-25 p/l, diesel by 24-26

NEW DELHI: Petrol and diesel prices rose sharply again on Saturday reaching new all-time highs as oil marketing companies (OMCs) decided to break the pause in revision of auto fuel prices to bridge the widening under recovery.

Fuel prices rise again, reach new highs on Friday

NEW DELHI: Petrol and diesel prices rose sharply again on Friday reaching new all-time high levels as oil marketing companies decided to break the pause in revision of auto fuel prices to bridge the widening under recovery.

Punjab CM directs PIDB to expedite all development works , asks CS to work on proposal for Amritsar protocol officer'

CHANDIGARH: Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday directed the Punjab Infrastructure Development Board (PIDB) to expedite all developmental works in the state at a meeting of its Board, which gave ex-post-facto approval to Rs 27.16 cores worth of urban environment improvement projects, along with development, upgradation and maintenance of various historic sites, including the Patiala Qila Mubarak.

Telangana Congress leaders detained during protest over farm laws

HYDERABAD: Hyderabad police detained leaders and workers of opposition Congress party as they tried to march towards Raj Bhavan on Tuesday to protest against the new farm laws enacted by the Centre and the hike in petrol and diesel prices.

Petrol, diesel prices breach record high levels

NEW DELHI: Petrol and diesel prices rose again by 25 paise per litre each on Tuesday after oil marketing companies decided to continue the upward price revision of auto fuels in the wake of enlarging under recovery on sale of the two products.

Previous govts worked without Metro policy, lacked modern vision: PM Modi

GANDHINAGAR: While carrying out the the virtual ground breaking ceremonies of the the Surat Metro project and the second phase of Ahmedabad Metro project, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that due to lack of modern vision and any metro policy in previous governments, works of only 225 kilometre Metro network were operational, while the present government's modern vision had helped complete more than 450 km of Metro line and work was in progress in more than 1000 km in 27 cities.

Petrol, diesel price rise again by 25p/ltr after 3 days pause

NEW DELHI: Petrol and diesel prices rose again by 25 paisa per litre each on Monday after oil marketing companies decided to break their three days pause on price revision in wake enlarging under recovery on sale of the two petroleum products.

Farm laws to increase farmers' income, asserts Amit Shah

BAGALKOT(Karnataka):Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that the three farm laws enacted by the Centre recently would enable farmers to increase their income manifold, as they will be able to sell their produce anywhere in the country to anyone for the highest price.

Farmers' stir: Fuel pump stations suffer losses at Singhu border

NEW DELHI: The ongoing farmers' protest along the Delhi borders against the farm laws has started affecting the business operations of the fuel pump stations located in the areas.

Petrol, diesel prices remain static 3 days in a row

NEW DELHI: Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged on Sunday after oil marketing companies decided to wait and watch the global oil price movement before taking the next course of action.

Farmer agitation: Congress 'gheraos' Nagpur Raj Bhavan

NAGPUR: The Maharashtra Congress led several thousands of farmers with hundreds of tractors who laid siege to the Raj Bhavan here protesting against the three farm laws as part of an all-India agitation, here on Saturday.

Petrol, diesel prices unchanged across metros

NEW DELHI: Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged for the second consecutive day on Saturday.
In the national capital, petrol was sold at the record high level of Rs 84.70 per litre. Prices in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata were Rs 91.32, Rs 87.40 and Rs 86.15 per litre, respectively.

Petrol, diesel price rise pauses after consecutive days of increase

NEW DELHI: Petrol and diesel prices remain unchanged on Friday after oil marketing companies decided to go on a pause mode opting to wait and watch the global oil market before taking the next course of action.

Petrol, diesel prices hold even as crude remains strong

NEW DELHI: Retail fuel prices across the four metro cities remained unchanged for the fifth consecutive day on Tuesday.
Accordingly, in the national capital, petrol was sold at the record high of Rs 84.20 per litre, reached on Thursday (January 7).

Punjab Cabinet levies Rs.0.25 per liter special VAT on Petrol, Diesel and immovable property

CHANDIGARH: With a view to give further impetus to overall infrastructure development across the state, the Punjab Cabinet led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday gave a go ahead to levy Special Infrastructure Development (ID) Fee to be deposited in the Development Fund of Punjab Infrastructure Development Board (PIDB).

Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged across metros

NEW DELHI: Retail fuel prices across the four metro cities remained unchanged for the fourth consecutive day on Monday.
Accordingly, in the national capital, petrol was sold at the record high of Rs 84.20 per litre, reached on Thursday (January 7).

UP: Man dies after being set ablaze by own family

BADAUN(Uttar Pradesh): A 55-year-old man was allegedly set on fire by his daughter and other family members after he objected to her affair with another man, said police.

Strong recovery in oil and gas volumes likely in FY22: ICRA

MUMBAI: The domestic demand for petroleum products is expected to increase at a healthy rate of 8 to 10 per cent in FY22 on a year-on-year basis, ratings agency ICRA said in a report.

Fuel price rise paused after taking petrol rates to record high level

NEW DELHI: A day after taking petrol prices to all-time high levels in Delhi, oil marketing companies decided to keep fuel prices unchanged on Friday even though the global oil market remained firm.

Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa spells out vision for strengthening of Jail infrastructure

CHANDIGARH: The Jails Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Thursday spelled his futuristic vision aimed at the strengthening of jail infrastructure besides ensuring the self-sufficiency of jails. Interacting with the media during a press conference here at Punjab Bhawan to shed light on the achievements of the department during previous four years and the targets set for the next one year, S. Randhawa said that the Punjab Jail Development Board, to be established on the pattern of Telangana, would be made functional this year. The rationale behind the move is to set jail infrastructure on upward trajectory, said the Minister further revealing that Punjab would be the second State after Telangana to set up such a board.

Govt fills its coffers while common man suffers: Sonia on petrol hike

NEW DELHI: Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday attacked the Centre after petrol price breached all-time high level in the new year in the national capital.

Petrol price breaches all-time high; tops Rs 84/litre in Delhi

NEW DELHI: Petrol prices have breached all-time high levels in the new year as rising global oil prices pushed fuel marketing companies to raise the pump price of auto fuels for the second time this year on Thursday.

Heavy snowfall forces rationing of essentials in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Heavy snowfall on Tuesday snapped air and surface links with the Kashmir Valley for the rest of country forcing authorities to order rationing of essentials commodities to evade any crisis in supply.

One country, one gas grid: Modi after inaugurating Kochi-Mangaluru gas pipeline

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the goal of the government was to have 'One country, One gas grid'. He was speaking after virtually inaugurating the GAIL pipeline project from Kochi to Mangaluru.

No change of course in new year; petrol, diesel prices remain static

NEW DELHI: The new year has not disturbed the mood of fuel consumers as petrol and diesel prices have not burnt a hole in people's pocket even though the global oil prices have firmed up.

Punjab gross GST collection stands at Rs.1067.21 Cr during December 2020 with rise of 5.77 percent

CHANDIGARH: The total GST collection for the month of December, 2020 is Rs. 1067.21 crore whereas it was Rs. 1009.03 crore for the month of December, 2019 thereby indicating increase of 5.77 percent.

Petrol, diesel prices remain static, Brent crude above $51/bbl

NEW DELHI: Oil marketing companies (OMC) continued to hold the pause button on the petrol and diesel prices on Tuesday.Fuel prices were unchanged across the four metros. In the national capital, petrol was sold for Rs 83.71 per litre.

Natural gas network in industrial areas of UP

LUCKNOW: In view of the rapid industrial growth and investment in the manufacturing sector in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government has issued guidelines for the supply of piped natural gas (PNG) to the industrial development authorities with the objective of environmental conservation and providing safe fuel to the industries.

No revision in petrol & diesel prices

NEW DELHI: Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged on Saturday as oil marketing companies continued to maintain a wait and watch stance amid range-bound global oil prices.

No revision in petrol, diesel prices on Christmas

NEW DELHI: Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged on Friday as oil marketing companies continued to maintain a wait and watch stance amid range bound global oil prices.Accordingly, the pump price of petrol remained at Rs 83.71 a litre and diesel Rs 73.87 a litre in Delhi on Friday. Across the country as well the price of the two petroleum products remained unchanged.

Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged on Thursday

NEW DELHI: Petrol and diesel prices remained unchanged on Thursday as oil marketing companies continued to maintain a wait and watch stance amid a stable global oil market.Accordingly, the pump price of petrol remained at Rs 83.71 a litre and diesel Rs 73.87 a litre in Delhi on Thursday. Across the country as well the price of the two petroleum products remained unchanged.

No change in petrol, diesel prices for 16th consecutive day

NEW DELHI: Oil marketing companies kept the retail price of petrol and diesel static on Wednesday maintaining the wait and watch stance amidst a firm global oil market.Accordingly, the pump price of petrol remained at Rs 83.71 a litre and diesel Rs 73.87 a litre in Delhi on Wednesday. Across the country as well, the price of the two petroleum products remained unchanged.

Petrol, diesel prices static for 15th day in a row

NEW DELHI: Oil marketing companies kept the retail price of petrol and diesel static on Tuesday maintaining the wait and watch stance amid a firm global oil market.

Petrol, diesel prices steady for two weeks

NEW DELHI: Oil marketing companies continued to hold back any change in retail price of petrol and diesel, continuing with their wait and watch stance that has kept the prices of two auto fuels static for the past couple of weeks.

Govt looks to advance 20% ethanol blending with petrol

NEW DELHI: The Central government has proposed to advance the deadline for blending 20 per cent ethanol in petrol from the earlier announced 2030.

No change in petrol, diesel prices 10 days in running

NEW DELHI: Oil marketing companies continued to hold back any change in the retail price of petrol and diesel continuing with their wait and watch stance that has kept the prices of two auto fuels static for the past 10 days.

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