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  • IOCL, BPCL, HPCL move SC for modification of Aadhaar order 06-10-2013 05:05 PM

    Three oil PSUs have moved the Supreme Court seeking modification of its earlier order that Aadhaar card is not mandatory and no person should suffer for want of it in getting benefits of government schemes. IOCL, BPCL and HPCL would mention the matter on Monday for urgent hearing before a...
  • Probe into HPCL fire case on as death toll reaches 25 06-09-2013 12:21 PM

    Visakhapatnam: With one more victim succumbing to his burns Friday, the death toll in last month's fire at the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited's complex rose to 25. A probe is on into the accident, though prima facie a gas leak in the sea cooling water system was attributed to the...
  • Death toll in HPCL refinery fire in Visakhapatnam rises to 19 01-09-2013 12:05 AM

    The toll in last week's blast at the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) refinery in Visakhapatnam rose to 19 with one more injured succumbing to burns on Saturday. Varun Kumar (20) died at New Care Hospital, police said. Sixteen injured are still undergoing treatment at various hospitals in the coastal...
  • RBI opens new window for daily dollar requirements of oil companies 28-08-2013 11:46 PM

    Mumbai: As a measure to stabilise the falling rupee, the Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday opened a special window to meet the daily dollar requirements of IOC, HPCL and BPCL. The RBI will buy and sell dollars for a fixed tenure through a designated bank. "On the basis of...
  • Death toll in Visakhapatnam HPCL refinery fire mounts to nine 26-08-2013 05:01 PM

    The death toll in the massive fire at state-run Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL) refinery-cum-petrochemical complex in Visakhapatnamhas risen to nine with one more worker succumbing to burn injuries on Monday, a PSU official said. 50-year-old S Sanyasi Rao who was undergoing treatment at the Old Care hospital in Visakhapatnamdied on Monday,the...
  • Vizag HPCL fire: Employees go on strike demanding safety measures 26-08-2013 10:35 AM

    Visakhapatnam: Two days after a fire broke out at the Vizag Hindustan Petroleum Corp refinery, employees have gone on a strike demanding better safety measures and compensation. One person was killed and 30 others were injured after a fire had engulfed an under-construction building in the Vizag plant. HPCL has...
  • HPCL refinery fire: Chandrababu Naidu demands high-level probe 24-08-2013 11:00 PM

    TDP president N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday demanded a high-level probe into the fire at state-run Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL) refinery complex in Visakhapatnamin which eight persons were killed. "A high-level expert committee should probe into the mishap," Naidu said after visiting the site on Saturday. He also visited various hospitals...
  • Death toll in HPCL refinery fire in Visakhapatnam rises to 10 24-08-2013 06:19 PM

    The death toll in the major fire that broke Friday in the state-owned Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) refinery in Andhra Pradesh's coastal city of Visakhapatnam rose to 10, police said on Saturday. Six charred bodies were recovered from the mishap site on Saturday, taking the toll to 10. Two...
  • One killed, 35 injured in major fire at HPCL refinery in Visakhapatnam 23-08-2013 06:36 PM

    A major fire broke out at the state-owned HPCL refinery-cum-petrochemical complex in Visakhapatnamthis evening, in which one person was killed and as many as 35 others were injured, police said. The fire broke out at 4 pm and has been brought under control, Visakhapatnam Police Commissioner B Shivadhar Reddy said....
  • Govt to pay state fuel retailers Rs 550 cr oil subsidy 09-11-2012 08:50 AM

    New Delhi: India will pay Rs 30,000 crore to state-owned fuel retailers forced to sell at cheaper government-set rates in the first half of the year, said three sources who saw the finance ministry's confirmation letter. The government fixes retail prices of liquefied petroleum gas, kerosene and diesel to protect...
  • Is Kingfisher Airlines close to shutting down? 11-11-2011 09:42 AM

    New Delhi: Cash strapped Kingfisher Airlines is in trouble. Top sources say the airline may have to shut down if they don't secure working capital loans soon. The airlines grounded one third of its 66 aircraft fleet cancelling over 80 flights over the last two days. The Director General of...
  • Kingfisher flights cancelled to cut losses: Mallya 10-11-2011 05:35 PM

    New Delhi: Kingfisher Airlines is going through troubled times as over 100 pilots have quit after they were not paid their salaries even as the company cancelled over 80 flights in the last two days. The cancellation of 80 flights in the past couple of days left thousands of passengers...
  • Over 100 Kingfisher pilots quit: Sources 10-11-2011 02:53 PM

    b>New Delhi: Over 100 Kingfisher pilots have submitted their resignations, sources said on Thursday. It is reported that the reason behind the mass resignation is because employees are yet to get their salary for the month of October. The cash-strapped airline cancelled almost 80 flights saying it had to drop...
  • Kingfisher to cancel 31 flights daily till Nov 19 08-11-2011 11:36 AM

    Mumbai: India's No 2 carrier Kingfisher Airlines, controlled by liquor baron Vijay Mallya, plans to cancel 31 flights daily till November 19, including four international flights to Bangkok. The cash-strapped carrier, which has not reported a profit ever since it got listed and has undergone debt restructuring Once, has decided...
  • Cannot roll back fuel prices: HPCL 08-11-2011 08:13 AM

    New Delhi: As the UPA allies pressurise the Centre to roll back the petrol price hike, oil companies fear that they may have to bear the brunt of coalition politics. HPCL Chairman S Roy Choudhury said, "We are not facing any pressure from the government for prices. We haven't got...
  • Oil Min calls for EGoM meet on fuel price hike 02-11-2011 02:31 PM

    New Delhi: Oil Minister S Jaipal Reddy on Wednesday called for a meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) to decide on revising the prices of diesel and LPG. "I have asked for a meeting of the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM)," Reddy told reporters after a meeting with...
  • Oil companies press for Rs 1.82/litre petrol hike 01-11-2011 02:29 PM

    New Delhi: New Delhi: Less than two months after raising fuel prices by a whopping Rs 5 per litre, the State-owned oil companies are pressing for a Rs 1.82 per litre increase in petrol prices. Oil company officials say this is because of rupee depreciation and hardening of crude oil...
  • HPCL resumes fuel supply to Kingfisher 14-10-2011 07:46 AM

    New Delhi: State-owned oil marketer Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) has resumed fuel supplies to Vijay Mallya-promoted Kingfisher Airlines. Sources say Kingfisher owes HPCL approximately Rs 100-130 crore and a non-payment of due had resulted in the fuel stoppage. Nearly six Kingfisher flights (KFA) out of Delhi airport were delayed...
  • HPCL fuel cut hits Kingfisher flights from IGI 13-10-2011 08:45 PM

    New Delhi: The state-owned Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) on Thursday cut off Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) supply to Kinfisher Airlines leading to cancellation of Kinfisher flights flying out of Delhi. Kingisher has stopped check-ins at the T-3 of Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport after six flights were delayed due...
  • How the volatile rupee has fallen 11-10-2011 11:00 AM

    A sudden wave of volatility in the Indian rupee has increased the degree of risk for companies and the financial system as a whole. Over the past three months, the rupee has fallen 12 per cent against the dollar and could even slip to the 52 mark if European debt...
  • Oil retailers move ahead in slippery market 05-08-2011 09:46 AM

    Mumbai: Shares of oil marketing companies Indian Oil, HPCL and BPCL recorded smart gains in early morning trade on Friday, despite an overall downward move on the bourses. Analysts said that the stocks have added value amid reports that the government was moving in direction of de-control of diesel prices....
  • Iranian Foreign Minister to visit India 24-07-2011 12:44 PM

    Tehran: The Iran's Foreign Minister will visit India in the coming weeks, news agency ISNA quoted an official on Saturday as saying, as the two countries seek a way of ending a standoff over unmet payments for oil exports. Ali Akbar Salehi will hold talks with his Indian counterpart on...
  • One lakh litre diesel spills at Mundra port 21-06-2011 05:15 PM

    Ahmedabad: Around one lakh litres of diesel spilled off Mundra coast in Kutch district of Gujarat from the oil jetty of a private port on Tuesday, when a consignment of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) was being off-loaded from a ship. "The incident took place when a diesel consignment of...
  • Inflation likely to ease further: Pranab 16-05-2011 02:13 PM

    New Delhi: Encouraged by the marginal decline in inflation, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said he was hopeful prices would come down further in the coming months amidst increase in foodstocks and decline in costs of manufactured items. "The April prices have come down both on the manufacturing sector...
  • Petrol prices to rise by Rs 2.54 per litre 15-01-2011 07:12 PM

    New Delhi: State-owned oil companies on Saturday raised petrol prices by Rs 2.50-Rs 2.54 per litre, the second hike in a month, on back of rising crude oil prices. Indian Oil Corp, the nation's largest fuel retailer, will raise petrol prices by Rs 2.50 per litre with effect from midnight...
  • Fuel prices to go up by Rs 2.96 per litre 14-12-2010 07:20 PM

    New Delhi: PSU Oil companies in India will hike petrol prices by Rs 2.96/litre. The fuel price hike will come into effect from Tuesday midnight. While Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) will hike prices from Tuesday midnight, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) are expected to...
  • HPCL hints at rationing fuel supplies 29-05-2008 07:07 PM

    Birmingham: Jonathan Trott is saddened but far from shocked at fellow England batsman Kevin Pietersen's decision to retire from limited overs international cricket. Pietersen had indicated he wanted to help England retain the World Twenty20 title he did so much to help them win in the Caribbean two years ago...
  • Mittal's stake in HPCL refinery okayed 21-06-2007 03:23 PM

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