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Government will check oil price fluctuation: Deora


October 27th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 27 (ANI): Expressing his concern over spiralling fuel prices, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora on Wednesday said the government would intervene if the global oil scenario remained ... Read more...

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No shortage of LPG during festive season, assures HPCL


October 25th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) There will not be any shortage of domestic cooking gas in the pre-Diwali season and temporary backlogs will be cleared by month end, public sector oil marketing company ... Read more...

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Three killed as gas-driven vehicle blows up


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 2 (IANS) Three people were killed and seven injured Monday when a vehicle, running on a cooking gas cylinder, blew up in Jharkhand's Giridih district, police said. "Three people died and ... Read more...

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RBI raises repo rate by 25 bps, reverse repo by 50 bps


July 27th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, July 27 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday raised short term lending or repo rate by 0.25 percentage points. It will be now 5.75 per cent.The short-term ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike minimal burden on common man: Government


July 27th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The government Tuesday said the recent increase in fuel prices has translated into an additional burden of less than a rupee on cooking gas and 50 paisa ... Read more...

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Deora asks states to lower tax on diesel


July 16th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jul 16 (ANI): Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli Deora today welcomed the Delhi government's move to lower the Value Added Tax on diesel, and reiterated his earlier appeal ... Read more...

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Shutdown against fuel price hike unjustified: Deora


July 4th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora Sunday said the shutdown called by opposition parties against the fuel price hike was "totally unjustified" as the increase ... Read more...

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BJP protests price hike, as Manmohan Singh visits Kanpur city


July 3rd, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur, July 3 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) staged a demonstration against price rise here on Saturday, as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visited Kanpur city today.The party workers marched on ... Read more...

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Stranded trucks carrying essential commodities arrive in Imphal


May 25th, 2010 - 11:42 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, May 25 (ANI): A large number of trucks and oil tankers, carrying essential commodities bound for Manipur, which had been stranded on National Highway-53 for over a month, have finally reached ... Read more...

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Truck drivers worried over rising extortions threat in Nagaland


April 14th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Dimapur, Apr 14 (ANI): The rising cases of extortions in Nagaland's Dimapur District have become a threat to the security of the truck drivers, who ply across the border.In a recent case, ... Read more...

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India to consider fuel price deregulation proposal


February 4th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): Petroleum Minister Murli Deora has said that the Central Government would shortly consider a proposal to deregulate fuel prices."We will see and discuss this report that how ... Read more...

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No fuel hike now, will ask more money for oil firms: Deora (Lead)


February 1st, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Murli Deora Monday said he will meet Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to ask for more compensation for the state oil marketing companies suffering losses ... Read more...

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S. M Krishna to visit Nepal today


January 15th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.15 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna will undertake a three-day visit to Nepal from today.A Ministry of External Affairs press release said that Krishna is proceeding to Kathmandu ... Read more...

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Indian Oil’s monopoly in Nepal to end


January 3rd, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 3 (IANS) The nearly four decades of monopoly enjoyed by India's public-sector enterprise Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) in Nepal is heading towards an end with the private sector ... Read more...

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Hyundai to unveil electric version of i10


December 28th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) With most automobile majors planning to enter the clean fuel-driven vehicle segment, India's second largest car manufacturer, Hyundai Motor, Monday said it would unveil an electric variant ... Read more...

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Gas leakage in Samsung’s Noida plant affects 50 workers


November 17th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Nov 17 (IANS) Over 50 employees of leading multinational Samsung's washing machine assembly plant here were taken to hospital after being affected by a gas leakage in the plant Tuesday evening, ... Read more...

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Cylinder blast in Uttar Pradesh temple injures 40


November 17th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Nov 17 (IANS) More than three dozen pilgrims and priests were injured when an LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) cylinder blew up in a temple in Bateshwar, 70 km from Agra, police ... Read more...

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Delhi to use new technology to check vehicle pollution


August 17th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) In a bid to control pollution, the Delhi government's transport department has decided to use a new technology by which the pollution level of all types of ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah inaugurates world’s largest solar steam system in Shirdi


July 30th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Shirdi, July 30 (ANI): Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah on Thursday inaugurated the world's largest solar steam system installed at Sri Sai Baba Sansthan, Shirdi.The solar system ... Read more...

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We will roll back price hike if crude prices stabilize: Deora


July 9th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli Deora on Thursday said that government will roll back the price hike of Rs 4 and Rs 2 a-litre ... Read more...

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Eco-friendly ‘Green Tomato Cars’ for the Queen to cut costs


July 6th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 6 (ANI): Following the global slow down and economic crisis, the Queen is determined to switch from the LPG-fuelled black cab to an environmentally friendly car service, to save money.The ... Read more...

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TVS Motor’s net falls marginally


June 26th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 26 (IANS) The city-based two- and three-wheeler manufacturer TVS Motor closed 2008-09 with a 13 percent growth in turnover and a marginal decline in net profits as compared to the ... Read more...

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In Delhi’s ‘thank you’ budget, only tobacco taxed more


June 22nd, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Delhi's Finance Minister A.K. Walia Monday presented a 'thank you' budget to people for voting the Congress to power for the third consecutive term in the ... Read more...

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GAIL net profit rises 8 percent


June 15th, 2009 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) State-run gas major GAIL India Monday reported a net profit of Rs.2,804 crore ($585 million) for 2008-09 as against Rs.2,601 crore recorded the year before, an increase ... Read more...

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ONGC’s Dahej project to be commissioned in 2010


April 22nd, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 22 (IANS) State-run exploration giant Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) will commission its Rs.1,493-crore project at Dahej in south Gujarat by March 2010, a top official said Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Man dies after gas cylinder explosion in Ghaziabad


April 20th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 20 (IANS) A man died Monday after a gas cylinder exploded in his house here, police said. The incident took place when Chhote Lal was illegally refilling the liquid petroleum gas ... Read more...

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Cargo being handled at Cochin Port falls 3.34 percent


April 4th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 4 (IANS) The Cochin Port handled 15.23 million tonnes of cargo in 2008-09 as against 15.75 million tonnes the year ago - a fall of 3.34 percent, it was announced ... Read more...

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Inflation rises up to 5.64 percent


January 29th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29, (ANI): Rising prices of essential food articles, jet fuel, and alcohol has pushed up inflation for the second consecutive week, to 5.64 percent.Inflation for the week ending ... Read more...

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Oil PSU officers strike now creates a fuel supply crisis for consumers


January 8th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.8 (ANI): The ongoing strike by employees of various oil Public Sector Units (PSUs) has now created a fuel supply crisis in various cities and states. Sources said that with ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh rules out immediate cut in fuel prices


November 11th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Onboard Air India One, Nov.11 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday, ruled out any immediate cut of fuel prices, saying that such a measure could not be considered ... Read more...

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Home Ministry says 888 load carriers leave Kashmir valley in last 24 hours


September 5th, 2008 - 6:32 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sept 4 (ANI): The Home Ministry said that as many as, 888 load carriers with fresh fruit, vegetables and other commodities besides empty tankers left from the Kashmir valley ... Read more...

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French entrepreneur offers motorists chance to drive green


July 13th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Paris, July 13 (Xinhua) Electric, hybrid, LPG or biofuel - the green car market is booming as people in increasing number around the world become aware of the havoc fossil fuels wreak ... Read more...

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Land Transport Dept. says natural gas consumption increases by 80%


July 12th, 2008 - 12:49 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
The Department of Land Transport reports that vehicles’ consumption of natural gases, especially the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), has increased by more than 80%.The caretaker Director-General of ... Read more...

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Shadow Energy Minister disagrees with LPG price hike


July 8th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Deputy Leader of the Democrat party and Shadow Energy Minister, Jurin Laksanavisit (จุรินทร์ ลักษณวิศิษฏ์), says he disagrees with the government’s idea to increase the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) ... Read more...

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Rashtrapati Bhawan to be greener, more eco-friendly


June 21st, 2008 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A workshop on solid waste management techniques, held in Rashtrapati Bhawan Saturday, kick started a programme, Project Roshini, aimed at making the president's estate more green, energy ... Read more...

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