liquefied petroleum gas

No customs, VAT on non-subsidised cooking gas: Chidambaram


September 21st, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said the government would remove customs, excise duty and value-added tax (VAT) from the sale of non-subsidised cooking gas.Talking to ... Read more...

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Move products by rail: Court to oil firms


September 20th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 20 (IANS) In the backdrop of a road accident last month in Kannur involving an LPG tanker, the Kerala High Court Thursday asked public sector oil companies to ... Read more...

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Northeast facing acute cooking gas shortage


September 14th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 14 (IANS) Northeast India is facing a severe shortage of cooking gas since April after production in four Indian Oil refineries in Assam was hit.Tripura Food and Civil ... Read more...

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Compensation for Kerala lorry blast victims


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 3 (IANS) Kerala will give jobs, pensions and compensations to the next of kin of those killed and the injured victims of last week's LPG tanker blast in ... Read more...

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Toll in Kerala tanker explosion rises to 14


September 1st, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala) Sep 1 (IANS) The toll in the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) tanker explosion here went up to 14 Saturday.Authorities estimate the losses at Rs.5 crore in the explosion ... Read more...

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Two houseboats go up in flames


August 30th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) One person was killed when two houseboats went up in flames in Kerala's tourist location of Alappuzha. Investigations are on to establish the cause of the ... Read more...

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NRI appeals for LPG connection in India


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IANS) Unable to procure a cooking gas connection for his home in Punjab has forced a British citizen of Indian origin to approach the Punjab Non-Resident Indians ... Read more...

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LPG tanker explosion kills two (Lead)


August 28th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 28 (IANS) Two people were killed when a tanker carrying Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) exploded after hitting a road divider and turning turtle here late Monday night.A ... Read more...

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1 killed, many injured as LPG tanker explodes


August 28th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), Aug 28 (IANS) A woman was killed when an LPG tanker lorry burst into flames after an accident and set her house nearby on fire, police here said ... Read more...

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Delhi to become kerosene-free city


August 20th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Delhi is set to become the first kerosene-free city with the government launching a scheme Tuesday under which 350,000 families using kerosene oil will get ... Read more...

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No cap on number of LPG cylinders to affluent


August 17th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) There will be no cap on the number of subsidised liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders provided to the affluent in the country, the government has ... Read more...

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Government may reduce subsidised LPG cylinders to rich


July 18th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) The central government is mulling reducing the subsidy on cooking gas by limiting supply of LPG cylinders to those who do not belong to the economically ... Read more...

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Cooking gas connections for 350,000 families in Delhi: Dikshit


June 20th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Over 350,000 lakh families in the capital are set to switch from kerosene oil to liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Wednesday."The ... Read more...

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Under huge financial strain: Oil marketing companies


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Three state-run oil marketing companies Sunday said they are under "huge financial strain" due to selling diesel, kerosene and cooking gas at subsidised rates and ... Read more...

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No plan to hike diesel, LPG, kerosene prices: Reddy


May 28th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The government has no immediate plan to hike prices of diesel, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and kerosene, Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy said Monday."I ... Read more...

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Northeastern India hit by cooking gas crisis


May 26th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Aizwal, May 26 (IANS) Northeastern states of the country have been facing a severe crisis of cooking gas after the production was hit in the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL)-owned ... Read more...

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Government to decide on diesel, LPG price hike Friday


May 24th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) An Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet Friday to take a decision on raising prices of diesel ... Read more...

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India Inc calls for dual pricing of diesel, LPG


May 24th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Welcoming the hike in petrol prices, industry organisations Thursday called for differential pricing of diesel and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to curb ballooning fuel subsidy."The ... Read more...

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Gas distribution networks to be set up in Uttar Pradesh


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced an ambitious plan to set up gas distribution networks across the state in order to ensure cheap and uninterrupted fuel ... Read more...

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Oil marketing firms losing Rs.518 crore per day


May 1st, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Oil marketing companies are losing Rs.518 crore per day on sale of diesel, kerosene and domestic liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), government data showed Tuesday.Oil ... Read more...

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New device helps prevent LPG cylinder leakage


April 17th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 17 (IANS) A device that claims to help prevent leakage of combustible gas from domestic LPG cylinders has hit the markets.Developed by Gas Safe India, the excess-flow and ... Read more...

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Kolkata autorickshaw drivers disrupt normal life


April 3rd, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 3 (IANS) Kolkata's autorickshaw drivers stoned buses, forced children to alight from public transport and blocked roads to protest the increase in auto LPG prices, inconveniencing ... Read more...

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Explosion rocks German chemical park


March 31st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 31 (IANS) A huge explosion Saturday rocked a chemical industrial park in Marl in western Germany in which several people were injured, Xinhua reported.The accident in the park ... Read more...

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Goa, where petrol price goes south!


March 29th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 29 (IANS) Goa may now come to be known more for cheap petrol than the local drink feni.The new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Goa is ... Read more...

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LPG prices surge in Pakistan


March 4th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 4 (IANS) The prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in Pakistan rose by Rs.20 ($0.2) per kg.Saturday's price rise will result in an increase of Rs.235 per cylinder ... Read more...

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Srinagar-Jammu highway re-opened to traffic


February 16th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Much to the respite of the stranded passengers on both sides of the Jawahar Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir, the Srinagar-Jammu national highway was re-opened to ... Read more...

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Delhi readies for mass drill to test disaster preparedness


February 15th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) How will the capital react in the event of a high intensity earthquake? The test would be on in hundreds of locations across Delhi Wednesday ... Read more...

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May consider reduction of diesel subsidy : Reddy


February 15th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 14 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Jaipal Reddy Tuesday said his ministry may consider at an appropriate time to reduce the subsidy it incurs on selling cheaply diesel and liquefied ... Read more...

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LPG prices fall in Pakistan


February 12th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 12 (IANS) The prices of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fell by about Rs.3 to about Rs.128 per kilogram in the country.Chairman of All Pakistan LPG Distributors Association Abdul ... Read more...

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LPG shortage hits Kashmir as snowfall continues


January 16th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) As moderate to heavy snowfall continued in the Kashmir Valley for the second consecutive day Monday, locals and tourists are now complaining about the scarcity of ... Read more...

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House collapse kills five in Delhi(Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Five people, two of them children, were killed and five injured when a one-storey building in west Delhi collapsed following a gas cylinder blast Wednesday ... Read more...

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Five killed in Delhi building collapse


January 4th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Five people, including three children, were killed and five injured when a portion of a one-storey building in west Delhi collapsed following a gas cylinder ... Read more...

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Petroleum sector contributes Rs.192,577 crore to exchequers


December 13th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The petroleum and natural gas sector has contributed Rs.136,497 crore to the national exchequer and Rs.88,997 crore to the state coffers last fiscal, the government ... Read more...

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Government to free diesel, LPG prices after weighing impact


December 12th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The government would deregulate diesel and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) prices only after considering their impact on the weaker sections of the society, Minister of ... Read more...

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Hyundai launches LPG variant of hatchback i10


November 22nd, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor Tuesday launched a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) powered variant of its hatchback i10 priced between Rs.416,144 and Rs.430,659 (ex-showroom Delhi)."The ... Read more...

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