DIESEL

  • Deregulation of diesel is considered important for reform: PM Modi Yesterday

    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 3 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Petrol price hiked by 82 paisa per litre, diesel by 61 paisa February 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Petrol price on Sunday was hiked by 82 paisa per litre and diesel by 61 paisa, reversing the declining trend of last six months. Petrol and diesel price hike is the first increase since August 2014 and follows firming of oil prices in the international market. A litre of...
  • Falling oil prices shrink trade deficit to 11-month low February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Trade deficit narrowed to an 11-month low in January, helped by a plunge in global oil prices, bolstering the outlook for India's current account balance as well as the rupee. But in a worrying sign, weak global demand led to a second straight annual fall in merchandise exports. Exports...
  • It would be great to play Indian Jones: Chris Pratt February 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star Chris Pratt says he would love to play the lead role in 'Indiana Jones' franchise, reacting on a report suggesting that he would star in its next instalment. Pratt, 35, commented on the rumour during the Hasty Pudding Man of the Year award, reported Aceshowbiz....
  • Petrol price cut by Rs 2.42 per litre; Diesel by Rs 2.25 per litre February 3, 2015

    With international crude oil prices continuing to rule below $50 per barrel, the three state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) Tuesday decided to reduce petrol and diesel prices. Taking into account the effect of state levies, the petrol price in Delhi will be cut by Rs.2.42 per litre, while diesel cost will...
  • Centre approves plan to make Delhi free of petrol, diesel generators, says Piyush Goyal February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal said on Sunday that the Centre has approved a plan to make Delhi diesel and petrol generator-free. Talking to the media, he said, "We want to make Delhi free of diesel generators and inverters through short-term and long-term...
  • Jet fuel price cut by 11.3 per cent, to cost less than diesel February 1, 2015

    New Delhi: Jet fuel (ATF) price was cut by a steep 11.3 per cent and now it costs less than diesel. Last month, its rate had fallen below the price at which petrol is sold. While petrol and diesel prices have so far not been changed as per the fortnightly revision,...
  • Fares for BEST buses in Mumbai have been revised February 1, 2015

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport's (BEST) has decided to go ahead with the revision of all non-AC and AC buses from Sunday. While daily bus ticket in Mumbai will cost Rs 7 instead of Rs 6, the minimum AC bus fare will escalate from Rs 20 to Rs...
  • Customs duty may be reimposed in Budget 2015-16: Sources January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: In an upsetting news for consumers, the government is likely to reimpose customs duty at 2.25 per cent in the Union Budget 2015-16. The move will effectively reduce the impact of falling international crude prices. According to sources, more excise hike on fuel has also not been ruled...
  • Government hikes excise duty on petrol, diesel by Rs 2 per litre January 16, 2015

    New Delhi: India raised factory gate duties on petrol and diesel by 2 rupees a litre each on Friday, two private news channels reported, the fourth since the government lifted diesel price controls in October. The government has raised the duties to cash in on lower world oil prices to bolster...
  • Oil prices dip to 6-year low: Is this the right time for a cut in interest rates? January 14, 2015

    Oil tumbled 5 per cent to near six-year lows before recovering ground on Tuesday, and Brent briefly traded at par to US crude for the first time in three months as some traders moved to take advantage of ample storage space in the United States. ...
  • Oil near six-year low; Brent trades at par to US crude oil January 14, 2015

    New York: Oil tumbled 5 per cent to near six-year lows before recovering ground on Tuesday, and Brent briefly traded at par to US crude for the first time in three months as some traders moved to take advantage of ample storage space in the United States. Traders were searching to...
  • Tata Bolt to Hyundai Elite i20 Cross: Hatchbacks coming to India in 2015 January 7, 2015

    Besides being slotted as popular choices for first time car buyers, hatchbacks are a huge hit because of their compact dimensions and ease of driving. Not to mention the abundance of features that manufacturers are now offering with their cars. Key players as well as new ones in the market...
  • Hyundai ix25 to Fiat 500X: SUVs coming to India in 2015 January 5, 2015

    Automakers expect 2015-16 to be far more fertile and productive. Which is why India is going to see an influx of SUVs and Crossovers in the near future. Here are the SUVs that are likely to be launched in India in 2015.2015 Audi Q3The Q3 has been highly successful both...
  • 'Marvel thinks I'm 'Inhuman',' Vin Diesel teases involvement in upcoming superhumans-based film December 30, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Fast and Furious' star Vin Diesel has hinted his involvement in Marvel's upcoming film 'Inhumans'. Diesel posted a photo of him wearing a black shirt with 'Inhumans' logo on the chest on Facebook, reported Aceshowbiz. "Are you Inhuman?" read the words on the background of the picture. Back in August,...
  • Rail passengers unlikely to benefit from diesel price cut December 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Reduction in diesel price is unlikely to be passed on to rail passengers as the cross-subsidisation burden on passenger service is still hovering around Rs 26,000 crore. "It is true that diesel prices have come down two-three times in the last few months but it has not happened beyond...
  • Petrol, diesel rates cut by Rs 2 per litre each December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices were today cut by Rs 2 per litre each as international oil prices slumped to five-year low. This is the eighth straight reduction in petrol prices since August, and fourth in diesel since October. New rates will be effective midnight tonight, Indian Oil Corp, the...
  • Excise duty on petrol, diesel raised; no impact on prices December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The government on Tuesday raised excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2.25 and Rs 1 a litre respectively, but consumers will be spared of price hike. The move, which comes amid declining prices of crude oil in the international market, will boost government revenue and help it...
  • Petrol price cut by 91 paise a litre, diesel by 84 paise with effect from Sunday midnight November 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices are likely to be cut by 91 paise and 84 paise a litre, respectively. Petrol and diesel price reduction will be effective from Sunday midnight, Indian Oil Corp, the nation's largest fuel retailer, announced. In Delhi, petrol price will cost Rs 63.33 a litre as...
  • Jindal Steel shelves $10 billion project after coal setback November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Jindal Steel and Power Ltd has shelved a $10 billion coal-to-diesel project, its chairman said, becoming the first big casualty of a Supreme Court decision to scrap coalfields allocated to private firms since 1993. Jindal Steel's 1.5 billion tonne coalfield in Odisha was among 214 cancelled by the Supreme...
  • Excise duty on petrol, diesel hiked; prices go up by Rs 1.50 November 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices were on Thursday hiked by Rs 1.50 a litre after government raised excise duty on the two fuel to mop up an additional revenue of about Rs 13,000 crore. The fall in international oil prices had resulted in six consecutive reduction in petrol prices...