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Finnish firm to build world’s first bio-refinery


February 10th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Finnish firm Kymmene Corporation UPM is going ahead with building the world's first bio-refinery to produce 100,000 tonnes of advanced second generation biodiesel for transportation.Its construction ... Read more...

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Left government in Tripura unhappy with budget, protests


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 1 (IANS) Groups affiliated to Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday organised demonstrations across the state to protest the "deprivation of the northeastern region" in the union ... Read more...

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Ministerial panel to decide on diesel price hike next week (Lead)


December 15th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) A ministerial panel headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet Dec 22 to decide whether state-run fuel retailers should hike the prices of diesel, ... Read more...

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Ministerial panel to decide diesel price hike Dec 22


December 15th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) A ministerial panel under Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee meets here Dec 22 to take a call on allowing state-run fuel retailers to hike the prices of ... Read more...

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No option was left but to hike fuel prices: PM


August 15th, 2010 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said no option was left but to hike prices of petroleum products, particularly since the cost of crude oil, ... Read more...

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PM orders constant supply of essentials to northeast


July 13th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has asked his top officials to ensure constant supply of food grains, fuels and other essentials to northeastern states, officials said here Tuesday. "The ... Read more...

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Ministerial panel may meet next week on fuel price hike


June 16th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) The empowered Group of Ministers (eGoM) may meet next week to consider an increase in prices of transport fuels. "We are trying for a meeting next ... Read more...

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Hike fuel prices, inflation will fall in six months: Advisor (Roundup)


June 14th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) On a day India's annual rate of inflation climbed to double-digit level, Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu Monday said he favoured freeing the prices of petroleum ... Read more...

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Rising prices remain a worry, but economy progressed (One Year of UPA-II: Economy)


May 18th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arvind Padmanabhan New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Although high inflation remained a sore point during the first year of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's second term, some major steps were ... Read more...

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Cherish India’s growth, I’ll tackle inflation: Mukherjee


March 12th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday assured every step to tame inflation, which he feels may be higher than 8.5 percent by end-March, and said a 7.2-percent ... Read more...

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Panel suggests deregulation of fuel prices


February 3rd, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) A government-constituted panel on oil sector reforms Wednesday suggested total decontrol of oil prices, while recommending an immediate increase in prices of kerosene by Rs.6 per litre. The ... Read more...

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No fuel price hike till committee submits report: Deora


February 1st, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Murli Deora Monday indicated that transport fuel prices will not increase till the Kirat Parikh committee submits its report. The Kirat Parikh committee was constituted ... Read more...

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Panel to look at pricing of hydrocarbon fuels


July 6th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A high-powered panel on pricing of hydrocarbon fuels was announced by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee with crude oil prices once again surging in global markets. Mukherjee ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike exposes Congress’ shrewd design: Mayawati


July 2nd, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Thursday flayed the Congress-led central government for its "shrewd design" of hiking the fuel prices after the Lok Sabha elections. Mayawati, however, announced relief for ... Read more...

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Assuring high growth, India’s Economic Survey calls for sweeping reforms (Lead)


July 2nd, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Indian economy can expand as much as 7.75 percent this fiscal, says the country's Economic Survey for 2008-09, while calling for sweeping reforms in areas like ... Read more...

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Government refuses to roll back fuel price hike


July 2nd, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Union Petroleum Minister Murli Deora Thursday refused to roll back the increase in fuel prices but said that a revision will be considered when the international crude ... Read more...

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India hikes gasoline, diesel prices, leaves cooking fuels untouched (Second Lead)


July 1st, 2009 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Just five days before the union budget is to be presented, India Wednesday allowed state-run oil firms to increase prices of transport fuels, resulting in gasoline ... Read more...

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India inc welcomes petrol price hike


July 1st, 2009 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India Inc Wednesday welcomed the government's decision to raise fuel prices, saying the move would help oil companies reduce their huge subsidy burden. "With hike in prices of ... Read more...

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India hikes gasoline, diesel prices, leaves cooking fuels untouched (Lead)


July 1st, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India Wednesday allowed state-run oil firms to increase prices of transport fuels, resulting in gasoline becoming dearer by Rs.4 per litre and diesel by Rs.2 per ... Read more...

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India hikes prices of gasoline, diesel, leaves cooking fuels untouched


July 1st, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India Wednesday allowed oil companies to increase the prices of transport fuels, resulting in petrol becoming dearer by Rs.4 per litre and diesel by Rs.2 per ... Read more...

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Petrol, diesel, cooking gas to cost less


January 29th, 2009 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The government late wednesday decided to further reduce prices of transport fuels and cooking gas."It has been decided to reduce the price of petrol by Rs.5 a ... Read more...

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ONGC net profit dips 43.3 percent in third quarter (Lead)


January 28th, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) State-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) Wednesday reported a 43 percent dip in net profit in the quarter ended Dec 31, but expressed hope that the ... Read more...

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BPCL, OIL workers call off three-day strike


January 9th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 9 (ANI): Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and Oil India Ltd workers today called off their three-day strike, which has severely affected supplies of transport fuels. BPCL Director (Marketing) ... Read more...

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Talks to continue between govt, striking oil PSUs today


January 9th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Noida, Jan 9 (ANI): The talks between the government and striking oil PSUs will continue today as it failed to come to any conclusion late on Thursday night. Petroleum Minister ... Read more...

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Oil Public Sector Undertakings officers” strike continues


January 8th, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 8 (ANI): Employees of the country''s state-run oil firms are continuing with their indefinite strike over a demand for higher pay and perquisites, hitting operations at four refineries and ... Read more...

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Indian Oil posts Rs.70 bn loss, seeks more oil bonds (Third Lead)


October 31st, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Urging the government to fully compensate its losses due to under-recovery from sale of subsidised fuel, Indian Oil Corp (IOC), which posted a loss of Rs.70 billion ... Read more...

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Indian Oil looks at posting profits on petrol sale


October 31st, 2008 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) The Indian Oil Corp (IOC) will make profits from its petrol sales from Saturday, even as it continues to post losses from other transport fuels and cooking ... Read more...

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Indian Oil posts Rs.70 bn loss (Second Lead)


October 31st, 2008 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) India's largest oil marketing company, the state-run Indian Oil Corp, has slipped into the red in the second quarter due to the depreciation of the rupee ... Read more...

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Indian Oil profit falls 285 percent to Rs.70 bn (Lead)


October 31st, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) India's largest oil marketing company, the state-run Indian Oil Corp, has slipped into the red in the second quarter due to the depreciation of the rupee and ... Read more...

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Pakistan to pass oil spike burden to consumers


June 24th, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) Pakistan is to pass the burden of rising prices onto consumers from July 1, the start of fiscal 2008-09, and will end power sector subsidies by the end ... Read more...

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Petrol, diesel, cooking gas dearer in India (Intro Roundup)


June 5th, 2008 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Despite political opposition and the average citizen's anger, India Wednesday allowed a 9.5-11 percent increase in prices of cooking and transport fuels but cut customs and excise ... Read more...

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Petrol, diesel, cooking gas to cost more in India (Round-up)


June 4th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Despite political opposition, the government Wednesday allowed a 9.5-11 percent increase in prices of cooking and transport fuels, but cut customs and excise duties on crude and ... Read more...

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India’s growth intact but no escaping fuel price hike: PM (Lead)


June 2nd, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Calling for a wider political consensus on "rational economic policies", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday said there was no way out of hiking prices of petroleum fuels ... Read more...

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India’s growth higher but no respite from price rise (Roundup)


May 30th, 2008 - 8:59 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) For a country getting ready for an imminent hike in fuel prices, Friday brought a mixed bag of news for its policy makers with economic growth tweaked ... Read more...

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India’s inflation breaches 8 percent mark (Lead)


May 30th, 2008 - 2:47 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) For the Indian government, that is contemplating a hike in fuel prices, Friday brought more disturbing news as the annual inflation rate breached the eight percent mark ... Read more...

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