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Petrol prices lowered by 65 paise a litre (Lead)


November 30th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A fortnight after giving consumers relief for the first time in almost three years, India's fuel retailers again cut petrol prices Wednesday -- by 65 ... Read more...

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Bharat Petroleum, Videocon strike more gas off Mozambique


November 28th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) A natural gas exploration project off the shore of Mozambique has revealed additional reserves, according to Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL), which holds a stake in the ... Read more...

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ONGC beat Punjab National Bank in Nehru hockey final


November 25th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Tournament sponsors Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) won their maiden Nehru Cup hockey title Friday, beating Punjab National Bank (PNB XI) at the National ... Read more...

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PNB XI to clash with ONGC in Nehru hockey final


November 24th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Punjab National Bank (PNB XI) outclassed Air India 4-2 to make their maiden final of the ONGC Nehru Senior hockey tournament.PNB XI will take on ... Read more...

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Air India owes Rs.2,310 crore to oil firms


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The government Wednesday said the debt-ridden national carrier Air India currently owes Rs.2,310 crore (over $440 million) to the state-run oil marketing companies."At the ... Read more...

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Planning fuel imports to cut costs: Mallya


November 15th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya Tuesday said they were planning to directly import jet fuel to cut costs."We have applied officially to the ministry of ... Read more...

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‘Reforms in higher education vital for economic growth’


November 12th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Recommending early passage of bills related to higher education, tech czar Sam Pitroda said Saturday that reforms in the higher education system are vital for ... Read more...

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Pranab backs hike, but hopes Trinamool’s complaints will be resolved


November 5th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday described as "legitimate" the concern expressed by the Trinamool Congress over the latest petrol price hike but hoped that ... Read more...

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No government role in petrol price hike: Pranab


November 5th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) Defending the government on the recent petrol price hike, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said the decision on the increase was taken by oil firms, ... Read more...

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Forced to hike petrol prices, say government, oil firms


November 4th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) Criticised over another petrol hike amid high inflation, the government and oil firms Friday defended themselves saying the hike could not be avoided as ... Read more...

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Fresh petrol price hike of Rs.1.80 per litre


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) Oil marketing companies Thursday raised petrol prices by Rs.1.80 per litre effective from midnight, just over a month and a half since the last ... Read more...

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Public fumes, as petrol prices hiked again (Roundup)


September 15th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Petrol prices were hiked for the 10th time since June 2010, by a little over Rs.3 a litre from Friday, as India's oil retailers ... Read more...

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Activist protests bulls’ abuse; thrown out of conference


September 8th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) An animal rights activist was Thursday dragged out of an international conference when she protested the abuse of bulls for transporting petrol here in Maharshtra.Kriti Sachdeva, ... Read more...

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CAG, SBM prevail in corporate cricket


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) chalked up a surprise two-wicket win against fancied India Cements in a Group B league match of the Airtel ... Read more...

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India Cements, CAG win in corporate cricket


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 1 (IANS) India Cements and CAG notched up full points with victories against State Bank of Mysore (SBM) and Bharat Petroleum, respectively, in their opening league fixtures of ... Read more...

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BJP protests fuel price hike, demands rollback


June 25th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday staged a demonstration here against the hike in the prices of diesel, kerosene and cooking gas, with party ... Read more...

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Diesel, cooking gas and kerosene prices hiked (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Over a month after petrol prices were hiked, the government Friday raised the price of diesel by Rs.3 a litre, cooking gas by Rs.50 ... Read more...

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Fuel supply resumes, Air India operations normal (Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 (IANS) Oil companies resumed supply of jet fuel to national carrier Air India Friday after huge unpaid bills led to the cancellation of four flights earlier in ... Read more...

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Consortium to invest Rs.12,500 crore in gas pipeline project


May 21st, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 21 (IANS) A consortium led by the Gujarat State Petronet Limited (GSPL) will invest Rs.12,500 crore over the next three years to lay three cross-country gas pipelines.The pipeline ... Read more...

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Jet fuel prices down, but no respite to passengers


May 16th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Despite the state-owned Oil marketing companies (OMCs) cutting jet fuel price last week by 2.9 percent - after increasing it 14 successive times - ... Read more...

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Indian firms in Forbes Global 2000 list (To go with 57 Indian firms in Forbes Global 2000 list)


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 23 (IANS) Here is the list of Indian companies and their sales with their world ranking in brackets:1.. (121) Reliance Industries ... Read more...

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Aviation fuel prices raised


April 15th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) State-owned Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Friday raised aviation turbine fuel (ATF) prices by 2.10 percent, taking them to Rs.60,404 per kilolitre in Delhi.This is the ... Read more...

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Indian Oil Corporation raises jet fuel prices by 4.5 percent


January 31st, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) State-owned Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Monday raised aviation turbine fuel (ATF) prices by 4.5 percent, which now stands at Rs.50,958.79 per kilolitre in Delhi.This is the eighth ... Read more...

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Bina refinery’s two units go on-stream


January 30th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Naftogaz India said Sunday it has completed work on two projects of Bharat Oman Refineries Limited, a joint venture of the state-run Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) ... Read more...

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No plans to raise diesel prices, roll back petrol rate: Jaipal


January 20th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) New Petroleum Minister S.Jaipal Reddy Thursday said the government has no plans to increase the price of diese, and indicated there would be no rollback of the ... Read more...

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Reddy rules out diesel price hike


January 20th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.20 (ANI): New Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister S.Jaipal Reddy on Thursday ruled out any increase in diesel prices, even though oil companies are losing Rs.7 per litre on the ... Read more...

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BJP protests petrol price hike in Delhi


January 18th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) About 500 Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers Tuesday held a demonstration at Jantar Mantar in central Delhi to protest the recent hike in petrol prices. Police ... Read more...

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No alternative to petrol price hike: Deora


January 17th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) A day after petrol prices were hiked by about four percent, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said Monday that there was no alternative but to do so ... Read more...

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Bengal parties fire salvoes over petrol prices


January 17th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Aiming to woo the masses ahead of the crucial state assembly elections, rival political parties in West Bengal Monday ran into a competition of protest rallies on ... Read more...

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Karat attacks UPA on food inflation, petroleum price hike


January 16th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday slammed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for failing to control rising food inflation and repeatedly hiking petroleum prices and ... Read more...

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BJP demands rollback of petrol price hike


January 16th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has slammed the Central Government for its decision to raise petrol prices and demanded an immediate rollback.Talking to reporters here, ... Read more...

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Petrol, aviation fuel prices to be hiked from midnight (Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Even as the government is battling inflation on several fronts, state oil companies announced an increase of about four and two percent, respectively, in the prices of ... Read more...

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Petrol prices to rise by Rs 2.54 per litre from midnight tonight


January 15th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): Following an increase in international crude oil prices, state-owned oil companies raised petrol prices by Rs 2.50-Rs 2.54 per litre for the second time in a month, ... Read more...

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Petrol, aviation fuel prices to go up from midnight


January 15th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) State oil companies will raise price of petrol by about Rs.2.50 per litre, while there will be a 2 percent hike in aviation fuel from Saturday midnight.According ... Read more...

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Another battle of big guns at Misty Meadows Rally


December 16th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kottayam, Dec 16 (IANS) After the disastrous Karnataka-1000 a fortnight back, the Speed-Indian National Rally Championship caravan has arrived in the much calmer and scenic Kuttikkanam for the all-tarmac Misty Meadows Rally.The ... Read more...

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