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Coronavirus Updates: Delhi reports 11 deaths today, lowest in over a month; 1,076 test positive in past 24 hrs
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Coronavirus Updates: Delhi reports 11 deaths today, lowest in over a month; 1,076 test positive in past 24 hrs

Coronavirus Updates: The positivity rate in Delhi stood at 6.4 percent while the recovery rate was nearly 90 percent on Wednesday, a state health department bulletin said

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to Medanta Hospital
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Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to Medanta Hospital

Pradhan, who had met Amit Shah last week, is the second Union minister after the home minister to have tested positive for coronavirus

Baghjan fire: Oil India's failure to stand by local community after blaze, protect ecology ruins its image in Assam
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Baghjan fire: Oil India's failure to stand by local community after blaze, protect ecology ruins its image in Assam

Oil India has explored and exploited India's North East thus far, preserved its profits, twisted the region's ecology, donated little in CSR to the region compared to its margins and imposed the side effects of Dikom and Baghjan on Assam.

Coronavirus impact: Fuel demand nearly halves in April as lockdown, travel curbs erode economic activity
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Coronavirus impact: Fuel demand nearly halves in April as lockdown, travel curbs erode economic activity

Consumption of fuel, a proxy for oil demand, totalled 9.93 million tonnes-its lowest since 2007, government data showed on Saturday.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Steel ministry directs PSUs to feed migrant workers near their facilities
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Steel ministry directs PSUs to feed migrant workers near their facilities

Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has directed steel PSUs to adopt the ''<em>Annadaan</em> initiative'' for feeding migrant workers and weaker sections of the society in and around their areas of operation

ONGC to lose Rs 4,000 cr revenue as govt slashes gas prices by steep 26%; seeks freeing of price control
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ONGC to lose Rs 4,000 cr revenue as govt slashes gas prices by steep 26%; seeks freeing of price control

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) will lose about Rs 4,000 crore in revenue and start making cash losses after the government slashed the natural gas prices by a steep 26 percent by benchmarking it against rates prevalent in gas-surplus nations

Coronavirus Outbreak: ONGC, IOC, other oil companies contribute over Rs 1,031 cr to PM CARES fund
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Coronavirus Outbreak: ONGC, IOC, other oil companies contribute over Rs 1,031 cr to PM CARES fund

Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), Indian Oil Corp (IOC) and other public sector oil companies have contributed over Rs 1,000 crore to the Prime Minister CARES Fund to help in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus impact: BPCL procures 500 mn barrels of 'opportunity' crude from distress sale after prices plunge
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Coronavirus impact: BPCL procures 500 mn barrels of 'opportunity' crude from distress sale after prices plunge

BPCL will not buy more such crude as it will make inventory management unwieldy, said R Ramachandran, director of refineries

Narendra Modi inaugurates Khelo India University Games, says event marks next step in country's sporting revolution
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Narendra Modi inaugurates Khelo India University Games, says event marks next step in country's sporting revolution

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the first-ever Khelo India University Games in Cuttack on Saturday and said the event marks the next step in the country's sporting revolution

LPG prices may drop in March, last week's steep hike due to global market pressure: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
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LPG prices may drop in March, last week's steep hike due to global market pressure: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Last week, cooking gas LPG price hiked by a steep Rs 144.5 per cylinder due to spurt in benchmark global rates of the fuel

Dharmendra Pradhan reviews BS-VI fuel roll-out plan from 1 April; says upgradation to bring down sulphur level
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Dharmendra Pradhan reviews BS-VI fuel roll-out plan from 1 April; says upgradation to bring down sulphur level

India will leapfrog to BS-VI, equivalent to Euro-VI grade fuel, from current BS-IV fuel from 1 April in a bid to cut vehicular emissions.

Coronavirus outbreak to impact steel industry for next 2-3 years: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan
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Coronavirus outbreak to impact steel industry for next 2-3 years: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan

The impact of Coronavirus outbreak will be felt on global steel industry for at least two to three years, as China is the largest producer of the alloy, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday

Nine die of electrocution, 22 injured in Odisha's Ganjam after bus comes into contact with live wire, catches fire
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Nine die of electrocution, 22 injured in Odisha's Ganjam after bus comes into contact with live wire, catches fire

Nine persons were electrocuted to death and 22 people injured when a bus caught fire after coming in contact with a power transmission line in Golanthara area of Odisha's Ganjam district

BPCL privatisation: Russia's Rosneft keen to bid for state-owned refinery; meets with Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
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BPCL privatisation: Russia's Rosneft keen to bid for state-owned refinery; meets with Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

As on 31 March, BPCL reported cash and cash equivalents of around Rs 5,300 crore, against Rs 10,900 crore of debt maturing over the next 15 months.

Oil Ministry pitches for inclusion of natural gas in GST to promote use of environment-friendly fuel
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Oil Ministry pitches for inclusion of natural gas in GST to promote use of environment-friendly fuel

Ahead of the Union Budget, the Oil Ministry has made a renewed pitch for inclusion of natural gas in the ambit of GST to promote the use of the environment-friendly fuel by reducing multiplicity of taxes and improving business climate

India wants Qatar to lower gas price; Gulf nation refuses to reopen existing long-term supply contracts
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India wants Qatar to lower gas price; Gulf nation refuses to reopen existing long-term supply contracts

India on Monday pressed its largest LNG supplier Qatar to lower the price of gas under the existing long-term supply contracts, a request that Doha turned down saying sanctity of contracts is important for the credibility of both sides

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan calls P Chindambaram 'chindi chor' for accusing Centre of being 'real tukde tukde gang'
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Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan calls P Chindambaram 'chindi chor' for accusing Centre of being 'real tukde tukde gang'

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday called senior Congress leader P Chidambaram a 'Chindi Chor' for accusing the central government of being the real 'Tukde Tukde' gang.

AGR dues: Airtel, Vodafone Idea default on Rs 88,634 cr payment; DoT orders no coercive action against delay
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AGR dues: Airtel, Vodafone Idea default on Rs 88,634 cr payment; DoT orders no coercive action against delay

Following the 24 Supreme Court October order, the DoT had sought Rs 1.47 lakh crore from Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea and 13 other telecom companies

Over Rs 4 lakh cr investment in pipelines in gas infrastructure; next CGD bid round to be announced soon: Dharmendra Pradhan
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Over Rs 4 lakh cr investment in pipelines in gas infrastructure; next CGD bid round to be announced soon: Dharmendra Pradhan

The government is giving special impetus to develop gas infrastructure across the length and breadth of the country connecting North to South and East to West parts of India, he said.

Indian Oil Corp to decide on bidding for BPCL after govt lays out rules, says Chairman Sanjiv Singh
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Indian Oil Corp to decide on bidding for BPCL after govt lays out rules, says Chairman Sanjiv Singh

Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the country's biggest oil firm, will decide on bidding to buy Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) after the government lists out rules for the stake sale, its Chairman Sanjiv Singh said Thursday