Thursday, October 22, 2020

petrol

Consumers may get relief on petrol, diesel prices this festive season

NEW DELHI:Consumers can cheer as oil marketing companies (OMC) may actually bring down the retail prices of petrol and diesel this festive season.

IPL betting racket busted in Karnataka, one held

BENGALURU:With the arrest of one person, the Central Crime Branch (CCB) of Bengaluru police claimed to have busted an Indian Premier League (IPL) betting racket running in the city. They also recovered Rs 30 lakh and a mobile phone from his possession.

OMCs hold petrol, diesel prices as global oil market remains subdued

NEW DELHI: Oil marketing companies (OMC) kept petrol and diesel prices unchanged across the four metros on Tuesday as global oil prices remained subdued and product prices remained steady.

Higher petroleum taxes rescue govt's biggest ever economic package

NEW DELHI: The government is depending heavily on taxes levied on petrol and diesel to finance its biggest ever Rs 20 lakh crore economic package announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in May to revive the economy hit hard by Covid-19 pandemic.

Sitharaman tells central PSUs to scale up capex in FY21, FY22

NEW DELHI:Stressing the need for capital expenditure (capex) by Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs), Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that they need to scale up their capex both in the current and the next financial year.

OMCs hold petrol, diesel prices as global oil market remains subdued

NEW DELHI:Oil marketing companies (OMC) kept petrol and diesel prices unchanged across the four metros on Monday as global oil prices remained subdued and product prices remained steady.

No change in petrol, diesel prices for 15 consecutive days

NEW DELHI:Petrol, diesel prices have remained steady for about half of the current month as stable global oil prices have ensured that oil marketing companies did not revise retail fuel prices.

Audi India launches SUV Audi Q2

MUMBAI:Luxury car manufacturer Audi India on Friday launched Audi Q2 priced at Rs 34,99,000 (ex-showroom).
The vehicle is powered by a 2.0-litre TFSI petrol engine that puts out 190hp.

Trial run of H-CNG powered city buses to begin in Delhi Oct 20

NEW DELHI: The trial run of Hydrogen-blended CNG (H-CNG) powered city buses will be launched in the national capital next week.

India's merchandise exports rise by 6% in September (Roundup)

NEW DELHI: India's merchandise exports in September rose by 5.99 per cent on a year-on-year basis, official data showed on Thursday.

My first salary was Rs 4,000, spent Rs 3,000 on petrol: Goa CM

PANAJI:Underlining the importance of signing up for private employment and not pining for government jobs, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant cited his own example, saying his first job fetched him a salary of just Rs 4,000, of which Rs 3,000 were spent on a two-wheeler commute every month.

E-Auction of GMADA properties to continue till Oct.26

CHANDIGARH;The Punjab Government has provided an opportunity to the people to purchase property on the occasion of Navratri and Dussehra festivals. The Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) is conducting e-auction of more than 100 sites for IT, hotel, hospital, industrial, commercial and residential at Mohali, New Chandigarh and Rajpura. The e-auction was started at 9 am on October 10 and would end at 1 pm on October 26, 2020.

No change in petrol, diesel prices for more than 10 days now

NEW DELHI:Fuel consumers did not face any change in petrol and diesel prices for one-third of a month as stable global oil prices ensured that oil marketing companies did not need to go for a revision.

Punjab gross GST collection stands at Rs.1055.24 Cr during September, a rise of 8.33 percent

CHANDIGARH: The gross GST revenue collection for Punjab stands at Rs.1055.24 crore during the month of September, 2020 against Rs. 974.96 crore for the corresponding period of last year thereby registering a rise of 8.23 percent.

Murdered priest's last rites performed as govt announces Rs 10 lakh aid, job

JAIPUR: After protesting for over 24 hours, the last rites of the murdered temple priest in Rajasthan's Karauli district were performed on Saturday evening after the Gehlot government decided to give financial compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the victim's family along with a government job.

Raj temple priest murder: Family refuses to perform last rites as protests erupt

JAIPUR:Thousands of people gathered in Rajasthan's Bukna village on Saturday to protest against the brutal murder of temple priest Babulal Vaishnav as the victim's family refused to perform the last rites, seeking action and financial assistance.

No change in petrol, diesel prices for over a week now

NEW DELHI:Fuel consumers did not face any change in petrol and diesel prices for the entire week as stable global oil prices ensured that oil marketing companies did not need to go for a revision.

Closing on week without change in petrol, diesel prices

NEW DELHI:Diesel and petrol prices remained unchanged on Thursday closing on a week without any revision in the retail price of the two petroleum products.
Petrol and diesel prices saw a lot of volatility in the months of July, August and September when prices moved up and down at frequent intervals with diesel prices witnessing fall lately.

Petrol pump attendants at more risk of headaches, high BP: Study

PANAJI:Forty-nine per cent of the petrol pump attendants in the state capital suffer from musculoskeletal pain, followed by frequent headaches (26.7 per cent), eye irritation and high blood pressure (both 22.7 per cent) and stuffy nose (18.7 per cent), a study conducted by doctors attached to the state's top government medical college has revealed.

Ultimatum not the way, says Capt Amarinder Singh in response to Kisan Union's deadline for special session

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has rejected the one-week ultimatum of the Kisan Unions for holding a special Assembly session to negate the Farm Laws, saying he will do what he feels is necessary in the interest of the farmers.

Explosion at fuel pump near Raj Bhawan in Odisha, several injured

BHUBANESWAR:Several persons were injured after a major fire broke out at a fuel station near Raj Bhawan in Bhubaneswar following an explosion on Wednesday.
An underground CNG storage tank exploded leading to the fire at the fuel station located barely a few hundred metres away from Raj Bhawan, said police.

Petrol, diesel prices unchanged, crude firms after fall

NEW DELHI:Diesel and petrol prices remained unchanged on Tuesday with oil marketing extending the pause after reducing fuel prices, particularly diesel, for the past several days.

Trump says he will leave hospital Monday evening

NEW YORK: US President Donald Trump has said that he will be leaving the hospital on Monday evening and his doctors confirmed that he is ready for discharge.
"I will be leaving the great Walter Reed Medical Center today at 6:30 p.m.," he tweeted Monday afternoon.

Fuel prices remain unchanged across metros

NEW DELHI:Diesel price remained unchanged across the four metro cities on Saturday after falling for two consecutive days.
In the national capital, the fuel was priced at Rs 70.46 per litre.

Diesel prices fall across metros amid decline in crude prices

NEW DELHI: Prices of diesel declined for the second consecutive day on Friday across the four metro cities.
In the national capital, diesel was priced at Rs 70.46 per litre, down from Rs 70.53 on Thursday.

Diesel fall continues as petrol holds firm

NEW DELHI:  Diesel is getting cheaper by the day in the country on the back of subdued product prices and almost steady crude oil prices globally.

Diesel prices fall again, petrol unchanged

NEW DELHI: Diesel prices continued its downward movement on Monday on the back of subdued product prices and almost steady crude oil prices globally.

Source of tar ball menace traced to Bombay High: Goa Minister

PANAJI:The source of tar balls -- sticky blobs generated from waste oil spilled into the sea -- which mar Goa's beaches during and after the monsoons, is essentially oil discharged at Bombay High, a floating oil field off Mumbai, Goa's Environment Minister Nilesh Cabral said on Wednesday.

India tops up strategic reserves with cheaper crude, saves over $685M

NEW DELHI:Taking advantage of low prices in major oil-producing centres in Saudi Arabia and UAE, India has filled up its strategic crude oil reserves to meet its energy needs in times of emergency and saved a neat $685.11 million in the process.

Launch urban employment guarantee scheme: Rangarajan Committee recommends to TN

CHENNAI:Coming out with an urban employment guarantee scheme, increasing the capital expenditure by Rs 10,000 crore and also spending Rs 3,200 crore in the construction workers fund to generate employment opportunities, are some of the recommendations made by the C. Rangarajan Committee to the Tamil Nadu government.

Diesel gets cheaper by over Rs 2/l this month

NEW DELHI:Diesel prices continued to decline for the fifth consecutive day on Monday even though globally crude prices remained steady.
In the national capital diesel was priced at Rs 71.43 per litre, down from Rs 71.58 on Sunday.

Despite crude on rebound, sharp cuts in fuel prices in India

NEW DELHI:Petrol and prices in the country have fallen sharply again even though global oil prices rebounded and rose over $43 a barrel marking its fifth consecutive day of rise

Petrol, diesel rates fall again as crude prices soften

NEW DELHI:Petrol and diesel prices in the country have fallen again in the wake of softening of global oil prices as an extended run of Covid-19 has depressed demand and created a glut in the market.

Road rage murder case: Police gets lead inputs of culprits

GURUGRAM:In a major breakthrough in the murder case of a 28-year-old man who was killed by two unknown miscreants in a 'road rage' incident during the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday in Gurugram the investigation team has managed to get some major clues about the culprits.

Humsafar to help start-ups become 'Fuel Enterprises' in diesel door delivery sector

NEW DELHI:  Humsafar, an app-based doorstep diesel delivery service provider has introduced it's support services for aspiring fuel entrepreneurs. This unique opportunity paves the way for start-ups to be a part of one of the biggest disruptions in terms of fuel marketing in the Oil industry - Diesel Door Delivery (DDD).

Fuel demand falls again after hope in July

NEW DELHI:India's fuel demand is showing signs of stress with a sharp fall in August, the biggest monthly decline since April when the Covid-related lockdown brought economic activity to a standstill.

Pradhan urges Odisha CM to implement NDHM, Ayushman Bharat

BHUBANESWAR:Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan reiterated his request to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to implement Ayushman Bharat Yojana and the National Digital Health Mission (NDHM) in the state.

Petrol, diesel get cheaper as crude falls

NEW DELHI:Petrol and diesel prices in the country have fallen again in the wake of softening in global oil prices as extended run of Covid-19 depressed demands and created in glut in the market.

Man attempts self-immolation near Telangana Assembly

HYDERABAD:A man set himself ablaze near the Telangana State Legislative Assembly on Thursday, police said.
The incident occurred in front of Ravindra Bharathi when the session was on.

3 special trains to run from Odisha for migrant workers rejoining workplace

BHUBANESWAR:Three pairs of special trains will start running from September 12 to facilitate the migrant workers from Odisha to join their workplaces in Gujarat.

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