Diesel

  • First look: 'Guardians of the Galaxy', the latest addition to Marvel's cinematic universe 11-04-2014 04:59 PM

    In the far reaches of space, an American pilot named Peter Quill finds himself the object of a manhunt after stealing an orb coveted by the villainous Ronan. In order to evade Ronan, Quill is forced into a truce with a group of misfits including Gamora, Rocket, Drax the Destroyer,...
  • Itanagar gets its first passenger train 07-04-2014 04:49 PM

    The Arunachal capital on Monday was put on the country's railway map with the first passenger train of about 400 commuters arriving at Naharlagun near Itanagar. The train with 10 passengers and two goods compartments, towed by a diesel engine, left Dekargaon at 7 AM and arrived at Itanagar at...
  • Used mustard oil is the new source of bio-diesel, thanks to AMU students 01-04-2014 07:21 PM

    A group of engineering students from Aligarh Muslim University have succeeded in extracting bio-diesel from refined and used mustard oil, university officials said on Tuesday. Third-year students of the Diploma in Engineering at the AMU Polytechnic designed a bio-diesel extraction plant as part of the recently developed Alternative Fuel and...
  • Petrol price cut by 75 paise a litre; diesel hike put off 31-03-2014 09:18 PM

    The price of petrol was on Monday cut by 75 paise per litre, the first reduction in five months, while the already unpopular monthly hike in diesel rates was put off during the election season. The reduction, effective midnight tonight, excludes local sales tax or VAT and the actual cut...
  • Vin Diesel posts an emotional tribute to 'twin brother' Paul Walker on Facebook 25-03-2014 11:24 AM

    Los Angeles: 'Fast and Furious' actor Vin Diesel paid tribute to his late co-star and friend Paul Walker in a recent Facebook post. The 46-year-old actor uploaded a personal photo of Walker posing with Diesel's twin brother and captioned it 'The Two Pauls', reported Ace Showbiz. Walker passed away in...
  • Post Paul Walker's death, 'Fast and Furious 7' to resume production 13-03-2014 12:01 PM

    Los Angeles: Production on 'Fast & Furious 7', the long-running vehicular action series, will resume production by end of this month. The production, which was delayed due to the death of actor Paul Walker in a fiery car crash in November last year, is shifting back into production on March...
  • 'Fast and Furious 7' production to resume in April? 01-03-2014 10:56 AM

    Los Angeles: The production of 'Fast & Furious 7' is reportedly set to resume in April. The filming of the movie was put on hold in November, 2013, after actor Paul Walker died in a fiery car crash in California, but the shooting is said to start in April, reports...
  • Petrol hiked by 60 paise/litre, diesel by 50 paise/litre 28-02-2014 07:11 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Friday hiked by 60 paise a litre, the second increase this year, and diesel by 50 paise per litre, the 14th hike since January 2013. The hikes, effective from midnight tonight, are excluding local sales tax or VAT and actual increase will be higher...
  • SC notice to Centre on plea to levy higher tax on diesel cars 11-02-2014 06:45 PM

    Supreme Court has issued a notice to the Centre and Delhi government for their responses on a plea seeking imposition of a higher tax on owners of diesel- run cars in order to control air pollution. A three-judge Green bench comprising Justice AK Patnaik, SS Nijjar and FMI Kalifulla also...
  • Diesel price hiked by 50 paise; non-domestic LPG cut by Rs 107 31-01-2014 07:57 PM

    New Delhi: Diesel price was on Friday hiked by 50 paise per litre but there will be no change in petrol rates. The hike will be effective from midnight tonight, is excluding local sales tax or VAT. The actual increase will be higher and will vary from city to city....
  • Viral video of Vin Diesel grooving to Katy Perry's 'Dark Horse' is the greatest thing you'll see today 30-01-2014 02:18 PM

    'Fast and Furious' star Vin Diesel became a social media favourite after he posted a video of him dancing to Katy Perry's latest single 'Dark Horse' and Beyonce's 'Drunk in Love'. The actor posted the seven-minute video on his Facebook page and Katy Perry was quick to approve of the...
  • Government planning higher dose of diesel prices 09-01-2014 10:19 PM

    New Delhi: The government is planning a higher dose of diesel prices to cut the fuel subsidy bill, Petroleum Secretary Vivek Rae said in New Delhi on Thursday. "We are circulating the Kirit Parikh report for inter-ministerial consultation. The suggestions for higher dose of diesel price would be part of...
  • 2014 Honda City diesel: 10 things you should know about the new car 08-01-2014 11:30 AM

    The new Honda City, with diesel and petrol options, has just been unveiled. The company has priced the car quite competitively with prices starting at Rs 7.42 lakh for the base E MT petrol and stretching up to Rs 11.1 lakh for the top end VX diesel (ex-Delhi). Here are...
  • 2014 Honda City diesel launched in India at Rs 8.62 lakh, petrol variant starts at Rs 7.42 lakh 08-01-2014 10:31 AM

    Honda has launched the much awaited City and as we expected the company has priced the car quite competitively with prices starting at Rs 7.42 lakh for the base E MT petrol and stretching up to Rs 11.1 lakh for the top end VX diesel (ex-Delhi). The company is offering...
  • Petrol prices hiked by 75 paise, diesel prices by 50 paise 03-01-2014 07:09 PM

    Petrol and diesel prices will go up by 75 paise and 50 paise a litre, excluding taxes, from midnight Friday, state-run oil marketing company Indian Oil Corporation said. "Indian Oil Corporation has decided to effect increase in the retail selling price of petrol by Rs. 0.75 per litre excluding state...
  • Petrol prices hiked by 75 paise, diesel prices by 50 paise 03-01-2014 06:36 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Friday hiked by 75 paise and diesel by 50 paise a litre as rise in global oil rates and fall in rupee value increased the cost of production. The hikes, effective midnight tonight, are excluding local sales tax or VAT and actual increase will...
  • 2014 Honda City diesel to be launched in India on January 7 27-12-2013 10:56 AM

    The all-new Honda City will be launched on January 7, 2014. The 2014 Honda City will come in three variants - petrol, CVT petrol and a highly anticipated diesel. The bookings have already started, but pricing and other details will be announced at the launch. The most significant bit of...
  • Vin Diesel to give voiceover for 'Guardians of the Galaxy' 23-12-2013 10:04 AM

    Los Angeles: Marvel Studios has confirmed that actor Vin Diesel will lend his voice for the giant tree character, Groot, in the upcoming superhero film 'Guardians of the Galaxy'. Directed by James Gunn, 'Guardians of the Galaxy' will be released by Disney Aug 1, 2014, reports variety.com. Others, who will...
  • Petrol price hiked by 41 paise, diesel by 10 paise 20-12-2013 09:36 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price was on Friday hiked by 41 paise a litre following the government decision to raise commission paid to petrol pump dealers and firming global oil rates. Simultaneously, diesel rates were increased by 10 paise per litre due to a hike in dealers commission. The two increases,...
  • Diesel price raised by 10 paise a litre on hike in commission 20-12-2013 07:41 PM

    New Delhi: Diesel prices were increased by a little less than 10 paise a litre on Friday after the government raised the commission paid to dealers selling the fuel. The government has "decided to revise the dealer's commission on diesel from Rs 1,089 per kilolitre (or 1.089 per litre) to...
  • Honda Vezel, City diesel, Mobilio set for 2014 launch in India 18-12-2013 04:09 PM

    Honda already has their plate quite full with the Amaze diesel but the company is on a comeback mission of epic proportions and has now confirmed that it will launch three new models in India by the end of next fiscal. At Tokyo Motor Show, among other vehicles Honda showcased...
  • Paul Walker's brother to film final scenes in 'Fast and Furious 7'? 15-12-2013 12:36 PM

    Los Angeles: Stuntman Cody Walker has reportedly been approached to film his brother Paul Walker's final scenes in the seventh 'Fast and Furious' installment. According to reports, the 25-year-old stunt actor has been asked to film Paul's final scenes and help conclude his journey in the upcoming movie, reported Aceshowbiz....
  • Vin Diesel mourns loss of 'brother' Paul Walker 02-12-2013 09:23 AM

    Los Angeles: Actor Vin Diesel is saddened with the demise of his 'The Fast And Furious' co-star Paul Walker and says he will miss him a lot. Diesel took to Twitter to express his grief, reports mirror.co.uk. "Brother, I will miss you very much. Heaven has gained a new angel....
  • Diesel price hiked by 50 paise per litre from Saturday midnight 30-11-2013 06:15 PM

    New Delhi: Diesel prices have been hiked by 50 paisa per litre, excluding VAT, with effect from Saturday midnight. The prices of petrol, however, remains unchanged. The price increase, the 11th since January, excludes local sales tax or VAT, oil companies announced. The price of diesel in Delhi will be...
  • 10 things you should know about the new 2014 Honda City diesel 26-11-2013 10:08 AM

    The new Honda City, with diesel and petrol options, has just been unveiled. Here are 10 things about the Honda City that you must know. 1. Origin This is the fourth generation of the City. The first came out in 1996, the second in 2002, and the third in 2008....
  • Petrol price cut by Rs 1.15 per litre, diesel hiked by Re 0.50 31-10-2013 06:51 PM

    New Delhi: Petrol price has been cut by Rs 1.15 per litre, the second reduction in rates in a month, while diesel rate has been hiked by Re 0.25 per litre. The price changes announced by oil companies are excluding local sales tax and VAT and will come into effect...
  • Government panel recommends Rs 5 hike in diesel prices 30-10-2013 05:14 PM

    India should immediately raise diesel prices by about 9.5 per cent or 5 rupees a litre, a government panel recommended on Wednesday, along with other measures aimed at cutting the government's huge oil subsidy bill. The panel, set up in May to advise the government on fuel pricing, also suggested...
  • Diesel fumes can affect honeybees' smelling ability: research 04-10-2013 08:26 PM

    London: Scientists have discovered that common air pollutants found in diesel exhaust affect the ability of honeybees to recognise floral odours. A University of Southampton research team led by Tracey Newman and Guy Poppy discovered that reactive pollutants in diesel destroyed key chemicals in the odour of oilseed flowers making...
  • Jayalalithaa slams diesel price hike, demands roll back 01-10-2013 12:37 PM

    Decrying the hike in diesel prices as "unjustified" action, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday demanded its roll back and withdrawal of powers granted to oil companies to regulate fuel prices. "There was no justification to resort to diesel price hike when the prices of crude oil in...
  • Petrol price cut by Rs 3.05 per litre, diesel hiked by 50 paise 30-09-2013 07:37 PM

    New Delhi: In a good news for the people, petrol price has been cut by Rs 3.05 per litre, the first reduction in rates in over five months and the steepest in over five years. However, diesel price has been hiked by 50 paise per litre. The price changes announced...