DIESEL

  • Petrol price cut by 80 paise/litre, diesel by Rs 1.30/litre April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Petrol price was cut by 80 paise a litre and diesel by Rs 1.30 per litre on Wednesday which is the second reduction in rates in April. The reduction will be effective from Wednesday midnight, Indian Oil Corportaion (IOC) said. With this change, the price of petrol in Delhi...
  • Delhi government to monitor emission levels for diesel-run vehicles April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi government has decided to conduct random inspection of diesel-run vehicles older than 10 years and 5 years, to monitor the actual status of their emission levels. According to the plan, the government will examine emissions of 100 vehicles each in the two age categories. The move comes...
  • Leave to Delhi to save children from fatal lungs disorders, advise doctors April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: While Delhi has been ranked as the worst polluted city in the world by the World health Organisation, 13 other Indian cities have also made it to the list. The air quality in the city and the country is also affecting the health of children. Many like seven...
  • Delhi: NGT order on ban of over 10 years old diesel vehicles stayed for 2 weeks April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Heeding to the plea of the Delhi government, the National Green Tribunal on Monday stayed for two weeks its order to impound diesel vehicles, heavy or light, plying in the capital for more than 10 years. "There shall be no impounding of vehicles for two weeks. We make it...
  • NGT ban on diesel vehicles will lead to price rise: CAIT April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Supply of goods, including essential commodities, could be impacted leading to price escalation in the National Capital due to implementation of NGT's ban on plying of diesel vehicles that are more than ten years old, traders body CAIT said on Saturday. "The NGT order,...
  • Vin Diesel sings Paul Walker tribute song 'See you again' April 11, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Vin Diesel sang some lines from the tribute song "See you again", made for his 'Fast & Furious' co-actor Paul Walker who died in a car crash in 2013. In an interview with On Demand Entertainment, Diesel is seen humming the song's lines, which was originally recorded by...
  • 100 vehicles impounded in Delhi after NGT ban on old diesel cars April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday impounded around 100 vehicles in compliance with the National Green Tribunal's order putting a ban on plying of diesel-run vehicles of more than 10 years old in the national capital. "Ninety-six vehicles were impounded in compliance with NGT order till 4 pm today. Full scale...
  • Delhi: 96 vehicles impounded in a day April 9, 2015

    The National Green Tribunal's decision to ban all diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old in Delhi will have far reaching consequences. It is likely to have a huge financial implication not only on the industry but also vehicle owners. ...
  • NGT bans 10-year-old diesel vehicles: Is this the only way to lower Delhi's pollution levels? April 8, 2015

    Two days after the launch of the Air Quality Index, the National Green Tribunal has banned all diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old in Delhi. ...
  • Delhi government studying NGT ban on diesel vehicles older than 10 years April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Hours after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banned diesel vehicles older than 10 years in the national capital, Delhi government said it would study the order and soon come up with a detailed report. "We are studying the NGT's order and we will soon prepare a detailed report in...
  • National Green Tribunal bans all diesel vehicles older than 10 years in Delhi April 8, 2015

    Two days after the launch of the Air Quality Index, the National Green Tribunal has banned all diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old in Delhi. ...
  • National Green Tribunal bans diesel vehicles older than 10 years in Delhi April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: In a significant step to improve ambient air quality, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday held that all diesel vehicles which are more than 10 years old will not be permitted to ply in Delhi. Noting that diesel is prime source of air pollution in Delhi, the Tribunal...
  • National Green Tribunal halts ongoing construction in Noida April 7, 2015

    In a significant step to improve ambient air quality, the National Green Tribunal on Tuesday halted ongoing construction in some areas of Noida in Uttar Pradesh. The Tribunal also directed crackdown on old diesel vehicles over 10 years old. ...
  • 'Furious 7' destroys records with $143.6 million box office debut April 6, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'Furious 7' raced to the top of the domestic box office, picking up a massive $143.6 million in its opening weekend. That establishes a new high-water mark for the month of April, blowing past the $95 million debut of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," as well as marks the...
  • 'Furious 7' review: It has emotional depth with a touching finale April 3, 2015

    Directed: James Wan Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris "Ludacris" Bridges, Kurt Russell, Jason Statham For a while now, the 'Fast & Furious' films have made it clear that rules of logic, physics, or even gravity have little place in their universe. It's...
  • Vin Diesel cements place in Hollywood April 3, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Vin Diesel sank his hands and feet into cement in the forecourt of the Chinese Theatre, marking his place in Hollywood history days before the release of his latest film 'Furious 7'. The film is the latest in the "Fast & Furious" franchise, which turned the actor into...
  • Fans push 'Furious' franchise to record-setting pace April 3, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Vin Diesel admits he made a mistake turning down the second film in the "Fast & Furious" franchise because he didn't like the script. "I realized later the audience didn't give a shit about what I thought about the script. They wanted Dom Toretto," Diesel said of his...
  • Fares for BEST buses in Mumbai hiked with effect from today April 1, 2015

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport's (BEST) has decided to go ahead with the revision of all non-air conditioned and air conditioned buses from Wednesday. The daily bus ticket in Mumbai will be hiked by 1 and 5 rupees respectively. Commuters using the Bandra-Worli Sea Link in Mumbai will also...
  • Petrol prices cut by 49 paise/litre, diesel by Rs 1.21 from Wednesday midnight April 1, 2015

    New Delhi: After two consecutive hikes, petrol prices were on Wednesday cut by 49 paise per litre and diesel by Rs 1.21 a litre on softening international oil rates. The reduction in rates will be effective from Wednesday midnight. Prices of petrol in Delhi will be Rs 60 a litre from Thursday...
  • Deregulation of diesel is considered important for reform: PM Modi March 27, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated a mega energy conclave called the Urja Sangam on Friday to mark the Golden Jubliee of India's overseas oil firm ONGC. ...
  • Vin Diesel: 'Furious 7' will win Best Picture March 25, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Vin Diesel, who is gearing up for his highly anticipated action thriller 'Furious 7', believes the tribute to the late Paul Walker should win the Best Picture award at next year's Oscars. "Universal is going to have the biggest movie in history with this movie. It will probably...
  • Petrol, diesel prices in India lower than developed nations: Jayant Sinha March 21, 2015

    New Delhi: The government on Friday said that petrol and diesel prices in India are much lower than rates in most of the developed countries, except the United states. Data presented by Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha in the Lok Sabha showed prices of petrol and diesel in India...
  • Vin Diesel gets emotional on 'Fast and Furious 7' screening March 20, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Vin Diesel was overwhelmed with emotion during the special screening of 'Fast and Furious 7' as he talked about late Paul Walker. The actor, who welcomed his third child just days ago, was on hand to speak before a select few got a chance to see the highly...
  • 'Fast and Furious' is successful due to its multicultural cast: Filmmaker Freida Lee Mock March 18, 2015

    Kolkata: Observing that audiences are no longer nationalistic, Oscar-winning filmmaker Freida Lee Mock says the huge success of the 'Fast and Furious' movie franchise - the latest edition of which includes an Indian actor - is due to its multicultural cast. Featuring Hollywood giants like Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson, the...
  • Here's why diesel vehicles are more harmful March 16, 2015

    London: Researchers have shown how exhaust pollution from diesel engines affects nerves within the lung. Identifying potential mechanisms linking exposure to diesel exhaust and the exacerbation of respiratory diseases may lead to treatments for those affected. "Our results indicate that our reliance on fossil fuels, and particularly diesel, could have a detrimental...
  • 'Fast and Furious 7' starring Ali Fazal will release in four languages in India in April March 2, 2015

    New Delhi: 'Fast and Furious 7', the much awaited seventh instalment of the 'Fast and Furious' franchise, is set for an India release in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu on April 2. The news was confirmed in a statement from Universal Pictures India. Joining the star studded cast of Vin Diesel, late...
  • Modi government has added insult to injury:Congress on petrol price hike February 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress on Saturday reacted sharply to the hike in petrol and diesel prices saying that government has added insult to injury to the common man by the steep post-Budget increase. "Modi government has added insult to injury by first ignoring the common man and farmer in the Union Budget...
  • Fuel hiked: Piyush Goyal says government has no role in petrol pricing February 28, 2015

    Hours Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget 2015 in Parliament on Saturday, the fuel prices were hiked. The petrol prices were hiked by Rs 3.18 per litre while diesel by Rs 3.09 per litre. Reacting on the fuel prices, Power Minister Piyush Goyal said the government has no...
  • Petrol price hiked by Rs 3.18 per litre, diesel by Rs 3.09 with effect from Saturday midnight February 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Hours after the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented his maiden full year budget on Saturday the fuel prices are hiked. Prices of the transport fuels were last revised upwards on February 16 by less than a rupee per litre each. "Since the above price revision, there has been further...