oil price rise

Pakistan’s 3.7 percent GDP growth encouraging: Bank

June 23rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan's economic growth of 3.7 percent in the 2011-12 fiscal year was encouraging given the adverse effects of energy shortage, oil price rise and damage to ... Read more...

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Gas prices continue their upward surge

March 6th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US motorists are being hit hard with recent surge in the prices of gas. The price of gas is quickly moving to the $4 mark and ... Read more...

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Price discovery of crude oil can not be left entirely unregulated: Jaipal Reddy

February 23rd, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh, Feb 23 (ANI): Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy on Wednesday saidthere is a need to improve the understanding of inter-linkages between the physicaland financial markets to address the issue ... Read more...

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People have to bear some burden of oil price rise: Mukherjee

January 28th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said the burden of oil price rise will have to be borne at least partly by the people as oil marketing ... Read more...

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US stocks climb on bank forecasts, oil price rise

June 5th, 2009 - 7:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 5 (DPA) A rise in oil prices helped drive US stocks higher Wednesday together with improved forecasts for some of the country's top banks. Crude oil jumped 4.1 percent to ... Read more...

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Financial crunch hurting British NRIs (Diaspora Watch)

October 30th, 2008 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
The global financial crisis in Britain is hurting most NRIs but helping the super rich. The rise in inflation following the oil price rise of the last few months has increased grocery ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US stocks rise as oil price rise helps energy firms

October 24th, 2008 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 24 (DPA) Most US stock indices closed higher Thursday, led by an increase in oil prices that helped energy firms, and overshadowing more depressing news from the US housing market.The ... Read more...

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Use biotechnology for green development: Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

August 19th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Biotechnology provides a viable solution to almost every form of environmental damage and the government must pay more attention to it, says Biocon head Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw.Delivering the ... Read more...

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India, China not responsible for oil price rise: Deora

July 3rd, 2008 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Blaming India and China for the oil price hike is "completely devoid of merit", Indian petroleum minister Murli Deora told the World Petroleum Congress in Madrid Thursday. ... Read more...

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Despite oil price rise, 9 percent growth possible: Montek

June 24th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India's key economist Montek Singh Ahluwalia Tuesday said a 9 percent growth rate was possible despite soaring prices of crude oil in the international market. Ahluwalia, also ... Read more...

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India wants oil price band, Saudi Arabia moots pro-poor initiative (Roundup)

June 22nd, 2008 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, June 22 (IANS) The world's top oil producing and consuming nations have embarked on a new dialogue to bring under control the spiralling prices that have pushed inflation levels to historic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UPA Government promoting bad N-deal, says CPM

June 21st, 2008 - 10:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 21 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) today accused the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government of trying to promote strategic ties with the United States, by selling a ... Read more...

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CPI-M fires fresh salvo at Congress over n-deal

June 21st, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Refusing to give the Congress any respite, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday fired another salvo, accusing the party of "promoting a bad nuclear deal" backed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Oil price may retard economic growth, says Mukherjee

June 12th, 2008 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Terming the skyrocketing oil price as externally induced, India's External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday did not rule out its adverse impact on the country's economic growth. ... Read more...

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Mamata attacks UPA, Left on petrol price hike

June 5th, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday slammed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) for increasing the prices of petrol, diesel and cooking gas. The Left parties that support ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chile earmarks $1 bn to control fuel prices

June 3rd, 2008 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, June 3 (IANS) Chile has earmarked $1 billion to the country's oil stabilization fund to hold the price line of fuel, EFE news agency reported Tuesday. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet announced ... Read more...

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No limit to oil price rise: Chavez

May 25th, 2008 - 10:28 am ICT by admin
Brasilia, May 25 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said the world economy must grow accustomed to the high price of oil - currently above $130 a barrel - because there's "no ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘States need to abolish VAT on edible oils to check prices’

April 4th, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, April 4 (IANS) States need to abolish value-added tax (VAT) on edible oils to control the spiralling prices, according to Solvent Extractors' Association of India (SEAI). "The centre has done its ... Read more...

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