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    Fuel likely to come under GST regime

    Mumbai: A day after the nationwide bandh called by the opposing Congress, the state government has decided to push its own proposal to bring petroleum products under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. A meeting of the GST council will be held on September 28, is likely to make it a reality. Sudhir Mungantiwar, minister for finance and planning claimed once the proposal will be approved by the council, petrol prices

  • Sudan President Bashir dissolves government

    Khartoum : Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has dissolved the country’s government to fix the crisis-hit economy that has been complemented with shortages of bread, fuel, and hard currency in recent months.

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    Andhra Pradesh announces Rs 2 cut in tax on petrol, diesel

    Amravati: In the wake of hike in fuel prices across the country, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Monday announced a reduction in petrol and diesel price by Rs. 2 each, in the state. The new rates of petrol and diesel will come into effect from Tuesday morning, while the orders for the implementation of the new rates will be issued later today.

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    Fuel prices hiked again, citizens seek govt intervention

    New Delhi: A day ahead of the Bharat Bandh called for by the Congress Party, fuel prices have been hiked yet again on Sunday. In New Delhi, the price of petrol has been hiked to Rs. 80.50 per litre, and diesel to Rs.72. 61 per litre, following an increase of 12 paise and 10 paise, respectively. The surge in fuel prices has affected people in Mumbai the most, with petrol retailing at Rs. 87.89

  • Bhopal: Congressmen protest fuel price hike

    Congress party staged demonstration against rising price of the petroleum products in the state and submitted a memorandum addressed to Governor, here on Friday. Congress workers led by district unit president Kailash Mishra and party women wing president Santosh Kasana staged a protest march voicing concern over the rising fuel prices.

  • Industrial output growth slows to 3.1% in April, says CSO data

    New Delhi : Industrial production growth slipped to 3.1 per cent in April due to poor show by manufacturing, mining and power sectors coupled with lower offtake of capital goods and consumer on Monday showed.

  • Oil ministry mulls home delivery of petrol, diesel

    New Delhi: Petrol and diesel may soon be home delivered as the oil ministry mulls options of door-to-door delivery on pre-booking to cut long queues at petrol pumps.

  • German scientists test ‘largest artificial sun’

    Berlin : Scientists in Germany flipped the switch on Thu- rsday on “the world’s largest artificial sun” and which they hope will help shed light on new ways of making climate-friendly fuel.

  • India imports petrol, diesel from China

    New Delhi : India has perhaps for the first time imported petrol and diesel from China as the world’s third largest oil consumer looks at diversifying its sources of fuel.

  • RBI likely to maintain status quo on Feb 8

    Although Banks and industry are pitching for cut in benchmark repo rate, the six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by RBI Governor Urjit Patel may adopt a cautious approach
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  • Annual toll permits sought

    Mumbai: In a bid to support cashless economy and bring in transparency in the collection of toll, a federation of 288 associations related to trucks and tempos has suggested to the Centre to issue annual toll permits or charge a cess on fuel.

  • Solar Impulse 2 lands in Ohio on record-breaking flight

    Washington : The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft has landed in Dayton, Ohio the latest leg of a record-breaking trip to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel, hours after taking off from Tulsa,  Oklahoma.

  • 7 Things you should Check if your Motorcycle is not Starting

    There is nothing more frustrating than your motorcycle refusing to start just when you thought you wanted to go for a beautiful ride. No, it is not the all common cold start issue that we are referring to here. There are times when due to our own ignorance that we land ourselves in such frustrating situations. You may agree that some do panic when that happens. We are here to tell you

  • Sudan offers 3 blocks to OVL, wants India to build refinery

    New Delhi : Sudan has offered ONGC Videsh Ltd three more oil and gas blocks for exploration and production and invited Indian firms to set up a coastal refinery to boost fuel supplies to the African continent.

  • PE investments seen at record $20 bn this year

    New Delhi : Private Equity players are seen sealing the year with record investments of nearly $20 billion in India as they opened their wallets to help fuel the startup eco-system.