Diesel

  • Delhi: Soon motorists will require PUC to buy petrol, diesel 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Soon motorists will have to show 'pollution under control' certificates at petrol pumps to refuel their vehicles with the Delhi government on Wednesday taking an in-principle decision to this effect primarily to check vehicular pollution in the city. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Chief...
  • 'Fast and Furious' star Vin Diesel poses naked August 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Vin Diesel has posed nude in a shower for a photograph. The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star took to Facebook to share the black-and-white photograph of himself in a steamy shower, reports eonline.com. In the image, water falls on the 47-year-old actor's naked body, while he throws his head...
  • Petrol to be cheaper by Rs 1.89-2.38 this Independence Day August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Petrol prices will be slashed down by Rs 1.89-2.38 from the midnight of August 14/15, said Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday. This will be the second reduction in rates this month. The previous government had in June 2010 freed petrol prices and since then rates have moved...
  • Oil India June quarter net up 40 per cent at Rs 851.87 crore August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: State-owned Oil India Ltd (OIL) on Tuesday reported a 40 per cent jump in its June quarter net profit as its net price realisation soared after cut in subsidy. Net profit in April-June rose to Rs 851.87 crore, or Rs 14.17 per share, from Rs 609.08 crore, or...
  • Petrol price likely to be cut on Independence Day August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Petrol price is likely to be cut on Friday on the back of softening in international rates, Indian Oil Corp, the nation's largest fuel retailer, indicated on Tuesday. "Petrol is a decontrolled product and prices increase or decrease depending on input cost every fortnight. We had cut rates...
  • Railways to harness green power to reduce hefty energy bill August 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Railways have firmed up plans to harness solar and wind power as part of its move to tap renewable energy in a big way to reduce the fuel bill substantially. The total fuel bill of railways during the current financial year has been estimated to be a whopping Rs...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' review: The film feels fresh and zany, impossibly hard to resist August 9, 2014

    Cast: Chris Pratt, Vin Diesel, Bradley Cooper Director: James Gunn Guardians of the Galaxy, based on one of the relatively lesser-known comic books in the Marvel canon, is a very different film from the Iron Man, Thor or Captain America movies. Unlike most superhero films today whose storylines and conflicts are inevitably...
  • 'Guardians of the Galaxy' tweet review: A fun space adventure with hilarious one-liners and warm, real characters August 8, 2014

    What do a talking raccoon, a tree creature, a grunting alien, a green chick, and a human outlaw who calls himself Star-Lord, have in common? If you, like many, aren't a fan of the whole 'Star Trek' and 'Star Wars' series, you'll be a bit lost. But don't worry, we...
  • Government announces diesel, seed subsidy in drought-hit areas August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: With rainfall deficit still prevalent in most parts of the country, government on Thursday announced a diesel subsidy for irrigation in states where rainfall shortage is more than 50 per cent to protect the standing kharif crops. Besides diesel subsidy, the government has raised the...
  • It's one of my darkest moments: Vin Diesel on Paul Walker's death August 4, 2014

    London: Action star Vin Diesel has called his friend and actor Paul Walker's passing one of the most difficult moments of his life. Walker died after the sports car he was riding in crashed in Santa Clarita, California last November, leaving friends, family and fans in complete shock. Diesel and Walker worked...
  • Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' rockets to USD 94 million domestic debut August 4, 2014

    'Guardians of the Galaxy,' Walt Disney Co's offbeat space adventure featuring extraterrestrial misfits and a talking raccoon, made USD 94 million in ticket sales this weekend, setting a record for an August film opening. The film's strong beginning, however, isn't likely to jumpstart a lackluster summer box office season. The 3D movie,...
  • Paul Walker's death affected my acting: Vin Diesel August 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Vin Diesel struggled to control his emotions on camera when he returned to work on the new 'Fast and Furious' film following Paul Walker's car crash death last November. The production on the film was put on hold to allow the cast and crew time to mourn the...
  • Jaya asks Modi to put an end to monthly increase in fuel price July 31, 2014

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to put a "full stop" to the monthly increase in diesel price by oil marketing companies introduced during the previous UPA regime. Seeking rollback of Thursday's increase in diesel price by 56 paise per litre, Jayalalithaa...
  • Petrol price cut by Rs 1.09 per litre, diesel hiked by 50 paise per litre July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Oil companies have cut petrol prices by Rs 1.09 per litre with effect from midnight tonight. However, diesel prices have been hiked by 50 paise per litre. Petrol price was reduced following drop in international oil rates and rupee depreciation against US dollar, making imports cheaper. For the...
  • Centre calls meeting with states on diesel price July 28, 2014

    New Delhi: With state specific levies adding up to Rs 7 a litre in price of diesel, the Centre has called a meeting with 12 states with the highest incidence of taxes like octroi and entry tax, to impress upon them to cut these duties and bring down prices. A litre of...
  • Price of diesel sold to bulk consumers cut by Rs 1.09 per litre July 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Price of diesel sold to bulk consumers like Railways and State Transport Corporations on Tuesday was cut by Rs 1.09 per litre in line with falling international rates. However, diesel sold to retail consumers like cars and trucks have not been revised. Official sources said price of bulk diesel sold...
  • Cabinet to soon decide on 10 pc ethanol blending: Dharmendra Pradhan July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Cabinet will soon take a decision on mandatory blending of 10 per cent ethanol with petroleum, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday. "The government has kept the interests of farmers in mind. It has started the process and the Cabinet will soon take a...
  • 'Game of Thrones' star Rose Leslie to work with Vin Diesel in 'The Last Witch Hunter' July 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Rose Leslie, who played the role of wildling warrior Ygritte in 'Game of Thrones', has boarded 'The Last Witch Hunter' opposite Vin Diesel. The supernatural project is being directed by Breck Eisner and the story revolves around a semi-immortal witch hunter (Diesel) wandering the streets of modern New...
  • Tackling subsidy burden with innovative ways tops Oil Ministry's agenda July 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Accusing the previous UPA regime of leaving the coffers dry, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that he wanted to tackle subsidy burden on the department in innovative ways. In an exclusive interview to Network18, Pradhan on Sunday said that the roll out of Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) is one...
  • No hike of LPG, kerosene prices: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Friday that there is no proposal to increase rates of subsidised LPG, kerosene and diesel. "There is no such proposal with the government," Pradhan said with reference to a report that his ministry is considering a note to the cabinet for raising kerosene...
  • Oil Ministry may propose hike in LPG price by Rs 250 per cylinder July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Oil Ministry is likely to move the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) soon with an expert panel recommendations of raising cooking gas (LPG) rates by Rs 250 per cylinder and kerosene price by Rs 4 a litre. The ministry is preparing a draft note for consideration of...
  • PM Modi takes stock of food inflation, faces flak over fuel price hike July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: The first big challenge for the Narendra Modi government has coming close on the heels of the delayed monsoon with the prices of food commodities having risen sharply. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken stock of the rise in prices of essential commodities and asked states to urgently...
  • India@9 with Bhupendra Chaubey June 30, 2014

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  • News 360: Petrol prices hiked by Rs 1.69, diesel up by 50 paise June 30, 2014

    The ongoing crisis in Iraq has paved way to increase in oil prices in India. While petrol price has been hiked by a steep Rs 1.69 per litre, diesel prices has been increased by 50 paise a litre. ...
  • Petrol prices hiked by Rs 1.69, diesel up by 50 paise June 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The ongoing crisis in Iraq has paved way to increase in oil prices in India. While petrol price has been hiked by a steep Rs 1.69 per litre, diesel prices has been increased by 50 paise a litre. The hike, effective midnight tonight, excludes local sales tax or VAT and...
  • Manjhi government approves Rs 769 crore for diesel subsidy June 24, 2014

    The Bihar government on Tuesday approved Rs 769.06 crore as diesel subsidy for irrigation to meet the challenge of erratic monsoon in the current financial year. A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of state Cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi in Patna. The meeting also...
  • No price hike for domestic LPG cylinders: Dharmendra Pradhan June 13, 2014

    The price of domestic LPG cylinders will not be increased and the number of subsidised refills given to consumers would continue, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said. "LPG will be provided to the consumers at the same rate at which it is being made available now. No additional burden will be...
  • Mercedes Benz launches locally-made S Class diesel at Rs 1.07 crore June 5, 2014

    Pune: German car-maker Mercedes Benz rolled out the locally made diesel variant of its luxury sedan S Class 350 priced at Rs 1.07 crore (ex-showroom Maharashtra). This is for the first time that Merc is introducing the diesel variant of its popular S Class models. Besides, the company also commenced generation from...
  • Congress will demand Leader of Opposition position: Ashwani Kumar June 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of Parliament session, senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Ashwani Kumar said that his party will seek an explanation on the diesel price hike. He also said that the Congress will demand that they should be given the post of Leader of Opposition but the choice...