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5 rules coming into effect from today will have significant impact, details here
Business

5 rules coming into effect from today will have significant impact, details here

A new itinerary for some long-distance trains has been announced by Indian Railways and will take effect on 1 November

LPG cylinder rate cut: 19-kg commercial cylinder gets cheaper; here are revised rates in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai
Business

LPG cylinder rate cut: 19-kg commercial cylinder gets cheaper; here are revised rates in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai

The price of the 19-kg commercial LPG cylinder has been reduced by Rs 198 in Delhi. The revised rate comes into effect from today

Commercial LPG connection security deposit hiked by Rs 1,050 for 19-kg cylinder, new rates here
Business

Commercial LPG connection security deposit hiked by Rs 1,050 for 19-kg cylinder, new rates here

The new rates of the commercial liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) connections come into effect from Tuesday, 28 June

LPG price update: Cost of 19 kg commercial cylinder slashed by Rs 135; check new rates here
Business

LPG price update: Cost of 19 kg commercial cylinder slashed by Rs 135; check new rates here

The reduced price of the 19 kg commercial LPG cylinder comes into effect immediately from 1 June. After the cut, a cylinder in Delhi now costs Rs 2,219

Fuel price hike: Youth Congress protests outside Hardeep Singh Puri's residence
Politics

Fuel price hike: Youth Congress protests outside Hardeep Singh Puri's residence

"With the rising fuel price hike, people are using cow dung cakes to make rotis," said a Congress worker

LPG cylinder price hiked by Rs 50, second increase in rate in two months
Business

LPG cylinder price hiked by Rs 50, second increase in rate in two months

Earlier this month, the prices of a 19-kg commercial LPG cylinder was increased by Rs 102.50, to Rs 2355.50

LPG Price Hike: Domestic cylinder price increased by Rs 50; check new city-wise rates
Business

LPG Price Hike: Domestic cylinder price increased by Rs 50; check new city-wise rates

With this hike, a 14.2 kg non-subsidised LPG cylinder will now cost customers in New Delhi Rs 949.50

LPG Price Hike: Commercial cylinder rate rise by Rs 105, check rates in your city here
Business

LPG Price Hike: Commercial cylinder rate rise by Rs 105, check rates in your city here

A 19 kg commercial cylinder will cost consumers Rs 2,012 in New Delhi from today, a sharp hike from last month's price of Rs 1,907

Delhi: 17 hurt, five houses damaged after LPG cylinder explodes in Azadpur
India

Delhi: 17 hurt, five houses damaged after LPG cylinder explodes in Azadpur

The explosion took place on the third floor of a building while a cylinder was being changed. It not only led to the collapse of the roof and walls but also impacted four other houses on the second floor

India’s wholesale inflation drops to 11.16% in July from 12.07% in June as food prices soften
Business

India’s wholesale inflation drops to 11.16% in July from 12.07% in June as food prices soften

Inflation in food articles eased for the third straight month, and was at 'zero' percent in July, down from 3.09% in June, even as onion prices spiked. Inflation in onions was high at 72.01%

Centre seeks legal opinion to let BPCL sell subsidised LPG post stake sale
Business

Centre seeks legal opinion to let BPCL sell subsidised LPG post stake sale

A legal opinion has now been sought to ascertain if privatised BPCL will be eligible to receive liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) produced by companies such as ONGC and GAIL

Clean cooking fuel unavailable to most urban slums in states worst-hit by air pollution: CEEW report
India

Clean cooking fuel unavailable to most urban slums in states worst-hit by air pollution: CEEW report

The report reveals that a whopping 37 percent of LPG-using slum households didn't receive doorstep delivery of cylinders.

LPG prices hiked by Rs 50 for second time this month; 'Centre insensitive', says Ashok Gehlot
India

LPG prices hiked by Rs 50 for second time this month; 'Centre insensitive', says Ashok Gehlot

Non-subsidised LPG now costs Rs 720.50 in Kolkata, Rs 694 in Mumbai, and Rs 710 in Chennai. Rates defer depending on the incidence of local sales tax or VAT

Bhutan: Can progress in household electrification provide relief from expensive fossil fuel imports?
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Bhutan: Can progress in household electrification provide relief from expensive fossil fuel imports?

Bhutan has made substantial progress in household electrification in recent years, according to the Department of Renewable Energy. In 2018 over 99.97 percent of households had access to electricity, up from just 30 percent in 2003.

Fuel demand hit: Petrol sales down 61%, diesel at 56.5% in April; demand expected to pick up this month
Business

Fuel demand hit: Petrol sales down 61%, diesel at 56.5% in April; demand expected to pick up this month

India's fuel consumption slumped by close to 70 per cent in April as all petroleum products except LPG saw massive demand erosion following a nationwide lockdown halted economic activity and travel

Coronavirus Outbreak: Reliance Industries cuts crude processing at Jamnagar SEZ refinery by 24%
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Reliance Industries cuts crude processing at Jamnagar SEZ refinery by 24%

Reliance Industries Ltd has cut crude oil processing at its exports-only refinery at Jamnagar in Gujarat in March by close to one-fourth as it joins public sector oil firms in cutting run-rate to align production with a coronavirus-induced slump in fuel consumption

Coronavirus Outbreak: Petrol, diesel demand to pick up as govt allows trucks to ply, some industries to resume ops
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Petrol, diesel demand to pick up as govt allows trucks to ply, some industries to resume ops

Petrol and diesel consumption, which saw its biggest-ever decline in the aftermath of a nationwide lockdown, is likely to pick up in the second half of the month as the government has allowed trucks to ply as well as farmers and industries in rural areas to resume operations after 20 April

IOC gets first shipload of 1 million barrels crude oil from UAE to fill strategic reserves
Business

IOC gets first shipload of 1 million barrels crude oil from UAE to fill strategic reserves

India is capitalizing on low global oil prices to fill its underground strategic oil reserves, with the first shipload of 1 million barrels of crude oil from the UAE arriving at Mangalore as part of efforts to shore up supplies to meet any supply or price disruption

IndianOil steps up initiatives to augment LPG supply; company appeals to people to not resort to panic booking
Business

IndianOil steps up initiatives to augment LPG supply; company appeals to people to not resort to panic booking

the company said it had delivered more than 3.38 crore LPG cylinders in the last 15 days since the lockdown, which is 26 lakh cylinders every single working day.

Coronavirus Outbreak: MRPL reduces production of diesel, petrol by half on lower demand
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: MRPL reduces production of diesel, petrol by half on lower demand

With the number of vehicles on roads falling sharply in the lockdown period due to the coronavirus spread, the public sector Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) has cut down production of petrol and diesel by half