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India becomes member of international collaboration on clean energy technology
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India becomes member of international collaboration on clean energy technology

Among the benefits of being an AMFTCP member are shared costs & pooled technical resources.

Nitin Gadkari urges farmers to produce ethanol to replace petrol, diesel, says new technology can run vehicles on biofuel
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Nitin Gadkari urges farmers to produce ethanol to replace petrol, diesel, says new technology can run vehicles on biofuel

Nitin Gadkari also said that the Petroleum Ministry will set up five ethanol making plants and diesel will be available at Rs.50 per litre and petrol alternative at Rs.55 per litre.

Bharat Bandh: Subramanian Swamy slams Congress, says party has 'no moral right to protest now'
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Bharat Bandh: Subramanian Swamy slams Congress, says party has 'no moral right to protest now'

Subramanian Swamy, however, said that Narendra Modi must take steps to control the rising fuel prices

Centre, industry want petroleum products in GST ambit, says oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan
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Centre, industry want petroleum products in GST ambit, says oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Five petroleum products-- petrol, diesel, natural gas, crude oil and ATF -- are still out of the ambit of GST.

Petrol, diesel prices at record high: Two tables show how government taxes have made fuel costlier nationwide
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Petrol, diesel prices at record high: Two tables show how government taxes have made fuel costlier nationwide

Brace yourself. Taxes on petrol work out to 86 percent of the cost while taxes on diesel work out to 59 percent of the cost, all in the capital.

Dharmendra Pradhan for inclusion of petroleum products under GST ambit; says state govts making up their mind on decision
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Dharmendra Pradhan for inclusion of petroleum products under GST ambit; says state govts making up their mind on decision

The inclusion of petroleum products under GST will bring it into a rational tax mechanism, Pradhan said

BJP MP Sushil Kumar Singh says old people are being denied pension due to mismatches in thumb prints
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BJP MP Sushil Kumar Singh says old people are being denied pension due to mismatches in thumb prints

Thousands of elderly persons whose biometrics do not match their records anymore are facing trouble in getting their pension as well as getting any other Aadhaar-linked work done, a BJP member of the Lok Sabha

Petrol, diesel prices hurting common man: Charts show how govt taxes are higher than fuel cost
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Petrol, diesel prices hurting common man: Charts show how govt taxes are higher than fuel cost

In the 2015-16 and 2016-17, the growth in the govt's revenue from petroleum products was 25%, much higher than 9-10% seen in the previous two years

Centre asks OMCs to install high-security devices to check petrol and gas pilferage at retail outlets
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Centre asks OMCs to install high-security devices to check petrol and gas pilferage at retail outlets

The existing security devices at gas and petrol stations vulnerable to be manipulated will be replaced with the new high-security devices.

4.500 Maharashtra petrol pumps to remain shut Sundays, one-shift on weekdays
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4.500 Maharashtra petrol pumps to remain shut Sundays, one-shift on weekdays

The move is being implemented to support its various demands with the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs), including a hike in dealer margins which were not revised since 2011, and other long-pending issues.

Ban on diesel vehicles: Judicial bodies should refrain from knee-jerk reactions
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Ban on diesel vehicles: Judicial bodies should refrain from knee-jerk reactions

Diesel cars have been the favourite whipping boys of NGOs and judiciary.

Petroleum min documents leak: CCTV operator took money to tamper with footage
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Petroleum min documents leak: CCTV operator took money to tamper with footage

The petroleum ministry officials accused of leaking sensitive documents were aided by the CCTV camera operator, who switched off the devices to allow the late-night theft of documents.

Petroleum ministry leak: Eight documents were classified
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Petroleum ministry leak: Eight documents were classified

The court on April 10 sought a response from the secretaries of petroleum and natural gas and home, specifying whether the documents allegedly recovered in the leak case were "classified".

Oil ministry espionage case: Two more arrested by Delhi Police
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Oil ministry espionage case: Two more arrested by Delhi Police

Delhi Police on Thursday arrested two more persons in connection with the corporate espionage case.

Oil min espionage case: Defence Ministry worker arrested for helping key accused
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Oil min espionage case: Defence Ministry worker arrested for helping key accused

A casual worker employed at the Defence Ministry was arrested for allegedly providing forged identity card to a key accused in Oil Ministry espionage case.

The case of the missing files: Corporates knew everything, says crime branch
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The case of the missing files: Corporates knew everything, says crime branch

Officials investigating the leak at oil ministry, said that highly classified documents with signatures of senior officials which were either leaked or copied by those interested did not even reach the Prime Minister's table.

Oil min leak: Anil Ambani's Reliance Group says no raid conducted at any  of its offices
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Oil min leak: Anil Ambani's Reliance Group says no raid conducted at any of its offices

Reliance Group distanced itself from reports of police raids at its offices, saying it was "not aware of the circumstances" leading to the arrest of an employee of the group's power business.

The mystery of a broken door: What caused oil ministry to suspect espionage
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The mystery of a broken door: What caused oil ministry to suspect espionage

It was an amateurish rush job by players on the ground that blew the lid off a long-running syndicate that was leaking 'secret' official documents from the oil ministry.

Oil min espionage: Here's what led to the NSA crackdown on ministries
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Oil min espionage: Here's what led to the NSA crackdown on ministries

Frequent reporting of classified documents in the media is what actually triggered the massive crackdown on espionage in various ministries and resulted in the Delhi police arresting 12 people on suspicion of running a scam to steal documents from the oil ministry to sell to energy consultants and private companies.