Cylinders

  • First look: KTM RC 390, liquid cooled engine and single cylinder 1 week ago

    The all new bike KTM RC 390 shares the same engine as The Duke 390. With liquid cooled engine and a single cylinder, this bike has a lot to offer. Costing Rs 2.05 lakh, the bike is a must for anyone who wants to master the art of bike riding. ...
  • Bihar government lifts ban on sale of 5 kg LPG cylinders August 9, 2014

    The Bihar government on Friday lifted the ban on sale of 5 kg LPG cylinder, which it had imposed following evidence of their use in the serial blasts at Bodh Gaya in July last year. A release by Minister for Food and Civil Supplies Shyam Rajak said he accepted the plea...
  • Non-subsidised LPG price hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder; ATF by 0.6 pc July 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was on Tuesday hiked by Rs 16.50 per cylinder and that of jet fuel by over half-a-per cent after international oil prices surged due to the ongoing Iraq crisis. The increase in rates of non-subsidised LPG and ATF accompanies the Rs 1.69...
  • Delhi government cracks down on illegal LPG refilling units June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: In a crackdown on people involved in illegal filling of cooking gas, Delhi government on Thursday raided 164 premises across the city and seized 293 cylinders. FIRs have been lodged against 32 persons allegedly involved in illegal filling of LPG from big cylinders into small cylinders and selling illegal...
  • Delhi becomes first kerosene-free city in India June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government announced that the national capital has become the first 'kerosene-free city' in the country. "With the successful implementation of 'Delhi: A Kerosene-Free City Scheme, 2012', no subsidised kerosene is being issued in the national capital and the country can save upto Rs 200 crore every year,"...
  • Three arrested for black-marketing of LPG cylinders June 14, 2014

    Police have arrested three persons and recovered 24 LPG cylinders here in a drive against black-marketing of the subsidised domestic gas in the city hotels, an official said on Saturday. "Three persons were arrested and a total of 24 LPG cylinders were confiscated in the raids conducted across 54 restaurants and...
  • 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...
  • Three persons die in cylinder explosion June 9, 2014

    Three persons, including two brothers, were killed when a gas cylinder exploded in Kotwali area in Hathras, police said. The incident took place late on Sunday night when Bhagwan Swaroop alias Mauni Baba (40), his brother Subhash (45) and Kunwar Pal Sharma (65) were injured while preparing food in Bagichi locality,...
  • Hyderabad: 1 dead, 5 injured while escaping from gas cylinder blast June 8, 2014

    Hyderabad: At least one person was killed and five others injured after a group of panic-stricken persons fell off a temple wall while they were witnessing a gas cylinder explosion and the resultant fire at Nimboliadda area here tonight, police said. According to Kachiguda police, there was an explosion and the...
  • Price of non-subsidised LPG cylinders cut by Rs 23.50 June 2, 2014

    The government has decided to cut price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) by Rs 23.50 per cylinder after the Rupee's appreciation lowered import costs. The new rate will be effective from midnight. The rate of aviation turbine fuel has also been reduced by about Rs 1200 per kilo litre which...
  • Seven of family get burn injuries as LPG cylinder explodes April 25, 2014

    Seven members of a family, including four women, received serious burn injuries when a house in Vikasnagar area in Dehradun caught fire after an LPG cylinder exploded, police said on Friday. The explosion which occurred last evening was so powerful that it damaged not only the walls of the building where...
  • LPG dealers threaten indefinite strike from Tuesday February 24, 2014

    Cooking gas distributors across the country have threatened to go on an indefinite strike from Tuesday to press for their multiple demands, which include withdrawal of the petroleum ministry's recent marketing discipline guidelines. The dealers are opposing the heavy financial penalties and distributorship termination clauses under the Marketing Discipline Guidelines (MDG),...
  • Consumers can get LPG cylinders without Aadhaar account February 21, 2014

    Subsidised LPG cylinders can be purchased without having an Aadhaar account, the government informed the Lok Sabha on Friday. A clarification on delinking Aadhaar account from disbursal of subsidised LPG cylinders would be issued within a week, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Veerappa Moily said during Question Hour. "A clarification will...
  • LS polls: UPA plans several populist measure to woo voters February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The UPA government has planned several populist measures in order to woo voters ahead of the Lok Sabha elections. The first step towards it was made when the Centre slashed CNG prices by 30 per cent and piped cooking gas prices by 20 per cent. CNN-IBN learnt that diesel...
  • After raising LPG cylinder cap, government cuts CNG, PNG prices February 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas on Monday announced a 20 per cent reduction in CNG prices in Delhi. While the CNG prices will be reduced by about Rs 15 per kg, the prices of piped natural gas will also be reduced by about Rs 5...
  • Hike in LPG cap a misdirected subsidy: RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan February 11, 2014

    Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has questioned the decision to raise the cap of subsidised LPG cylinders from 9 to 12 per annum, calling it a 'misdirected subsidy'. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Rajan said, "What one should be careful about is expanding the misdirected subsidies...
  • UPA bows down to Rahul, hikes LPG cap from 9 to 12; RBI not impressed February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A fortnight after Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi made the pitch to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the All India Congress Committee meet, the Central government has bitten the bullet on subsidised LPG cylinders even though it will push the subsidy bill much higher. The Union Cabinet on...
  • LPG cap hike: Is the Congress hoping for some damage control? January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The Cabinet has followed Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's intervention, hiking the subsidised LPG quota from 9 to 12 cylinders, which makes it one a month. The rollback is expected to cost the exchequer approximately Rs 5,000 crore. The Aadhaar-linked transfer of LPG subsidy to bank accounts has...
  • RBI Governor questions rise in LPG cap, calls it misdirected subsidy February 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has questioned the decision to raise the cap of subsidised LPG cylinders from 9 to 12 per annum, calling it a 'misdirected subsidy'. Speaking to Karan Thapar on Devil's Advocate, Rajan said, "What one should be careful about is expanding the...
  • Cabinet may consider raising LPG cylinder cap this week, says Veerappa Moily January 21, 2014

    With Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi pitching strongly for a higher LPG cap, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said the Cabinet is likely to consider increasing the quota of subsidised cooking gas cylinders to 12 from nine per household this week. "After our vice president Rahul Gandhi said nine...
  • Delhi: Veerappa Moily to launch sale of 5-kg gas cylinders at petrol pumps tomorrow January 20, 2014

    Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday will launch sale of 5-kg cooking gas (LPG) cylinders at petrol pumps in the national capital. The scheme to sell market priced 5-kg cooking gas cylinders was launched at all over the country except for Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh in view...
  • TMC mocks Rahul remarks, says people want viable alternative January 19, 2014

    Mocking Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi's statement on providing more subsidised LPG cylinders, Trinamool Congress MP Saugata Roy on Sunday said people would vote for a viable alternative other than the Congress and the BJP in the next Lok Sabha elections. "When we walked out of the UPA in 2012 protesting against...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 1, 2014

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  • News 360: Maharashtra may follow Delhi, eyeing cut in power tariff January 1, 2014

    Maharashtra Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam demanded a cut in power tariff and has also threatened to launch an agitation if a decision is not taken by the state government to provide subsidy. He questioned the state government and said, "If Delhi government can reduce the power tariff, then why can't...
  • Price of non-subsidised LPG hiked by Rs 220 per cylinder January 1, 2014

    The price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG), which customers buy after consuming their quota of subsidised cylinders, was hiked by a steep Rs 220 per bottle on Wednesday on firming international rates. The 14.2-kg cooking gas cylinder that consumers buy beyond their entitled nine bottles at subsidised rates, will now cost Rs 1,241, up from Rs...
  • Price of non-subsidised LPG hiked by Rs 220 per cylinder January 2, 2014

    New Delhi: The price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG), which customers buy after consuming their quota of subsidised cylinders, was hiked by a steep Rs 220 per bottle on Wednesday on firming international rates. The 14.2-kg cooking gas cylinder that consumers buy beyond their entitled nine bottles at subsidised...
  • Sale of 5-kg LPG cylinder allowed at petrol pumps across the country November 5, 2013

    New Delhi: After the success of pilot programmes in five metros Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday approved the sale of 5 kg cooking gas cylinders from all petrol pumps across the country despite the model code of conduct in force in Rajasthan, Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram...
  • LPG cylinders to be available at petrol pumps in metro cities soon October 2, 2013

    Cooking gas (LPG) will now be available at select petrol pumps in metro cities after the Oil Ministry has allowed sale of small 5-kg cylinders at retail outlets. It has also permitted LPG connection portability, allowing consumers to choose or change cooking gas dealer at press of a button, an official...
  • Gas cylinder explosion kills two in Jodhpur August 10, 2013

    Two persons were charred to death and six others, including five women, sustained serious burn injuries after a gas cylinder exploded in a house in Jodhpur on Saturday, police said. The explosion occurred when the cylinder caught fire after one of the victims was making tea on gas stove, they said....
  • Direct cash transfer for LPG consumers starts today June 1, 2013

    New Delhi: Direct transfer scheme for LPG cylinder subsidy has come into force from June 1. Under the scheme, the government will transfer Rs 435 directly in the bank accounts of LPG consumers in 18 districts of the country. Consumers will get the money each time they book for an LPG...