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  • ATF price hiked by 8.2%; non-subsidised LPG to cost Rs 5 more 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Jet fuel price was on Sunday hiked by a steep 8.2 per cent while the rates of non-subsidised LPG was increased by Rs 5 per cylinder on firming international oil rates. The price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or jet fuel, in Delhi was hiked by Rs 3,849.97 per...
  • Modi government has added insult to injury:Congress on petrol price hike 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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...
  • Yamaha R15 Version 2.0 launched with two new colours at Rs 1.17 lakh in India 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Yamaha has launched the R15 Version 2.0 in two new colours in India - this is the company's new scheme for attracting customers ahead of Holi. The new colours, GP Blue and Streaking Cyan, are available across all Yamaha India dealerships at a price of Rs 1.17 lakh...
  • 'If I were FM, will bring prices of essential commodities under control' February 23, 2015

    Ravi Kumar, manager at an eating outlet in Bengaluru, has had to cut down on items on his menu and forced to hike the prices of several dishes since the last few few months. He hopes that prices of essential commodities like LPG, vegetables and groceries will be brought under...
  • Jaipur resident demands student loans be made available at better rates February 19, 2015

    Wasim, a private student of class 12 and who also works at an ice cream parlor in Jaipur, wants student loans to be made available at better interest rates so that he can do his MBA from a good institute and set up his own business. He is also hoping...
  • India's wholesale prices fall 0.39 per cent in January February 16, 2015

    Mumbai: India's wholesale prices declined an annual 0.39 per cent in January, their second fall in three months, on the back of a sharp correction in oil prices, government data showed on Monday. The data compared with a 0.4 per cent year-on-year gain forecast by economists in a Reuters poll...
  • 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...
  • Mission Delhi: PM Modi targets AAP over funding scandal February 3, 2015

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hit out at the Aam Aadmi Party saying the funding scandal had exposed the AAP's double standards. ...
  • Common man should get benefit of low crude oil prices: Kerala CM Oomen Chandy February 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Criticising the Centre for hiking excise duty on fuel, Kerala Chief Minister Oomen Chandy on Tuesday said the government should "fully pass on" to the common man the benefit accrued from low global crude prices. The senior Congress leader, who is in the national capital for election campaign,...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Katie Price wants hit music career January 25, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Katie Price is reportedly planning to turn her hand to music again and so, she's targeting the Ibiza club market. The 36-year-old, who has made a number of unsuccessful forays into music in the past, reportedly wants to work with her friend Lauren Goodger. She has set her...
  • Petrol costs more than ATF in India! January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Perhaps for the first time, petrol in India costs more than the superior jet fuel (ATF) used in aeroplanes, as the government has levied a record excise duty on the fuel used in two-wheelers and cars. A litre of petrol in Delhi costs...
  • Indian rupee rises to over 2-month high, up 16 paise Vs US dollar at 61.71 January 19, 2015

    Mumbai: The rupee on Monday jumped by 16 paise to end at over two-month high of 61.71 against the greenback on good inflows in local markets and sustained dollar sales by exporters, extending its winning trend to third straight day. A weak dollar overseas also boosted the sentiment in favour of...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • World Bank cuts global economic outlook despite oil price drop January 14, 2015

    Washington: The World Bank on Tuesday lowered its global growth forecast for 2015 and next year due to disappointing economic prospects in the euro zone, Japan and some major emerging economies that offset the benefit of lower oil prices. The global development lender predicted the global economy would grow 3 percent...
  • 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...
  • Maruti hikes car prices by up to Rs 31,600 January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The country's largest carmaker Maruti Suzuki India today hiked prices of its vehicles by up to Rs 31,600 following the expiry of excise duty concessions extended to the auto sector. The increased prices after revision of central excise duty with effect from January 1, 2015, across all models ranges...
  • Hyundai increases car prices by up to Rs 1.27 lakh; Elite i20 gets dearer by Rs 29,814 January 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India increased vehicle prices by up to Rs 1.27 lakh to partially offset the impact of high input costs and expiry of reduced excise duty concessions. "In these adverse market conditions, the price increase is necessitated on account of the higher excise duty and increased input cost,"...
  • Honda increases car prices by up to Rs 60,000 January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Honda Cars India today increased prices of its vehicles by up to Rs 60,000 following the expiry of reduced excise duty concessions and also to offset rising input costs. The company has raised the prices of its entry level car Brio in the range of Rs 15,000 to Rs...
  • Women's safety remains key issue for Delhiites in Assembly elections January 5, 2015

    After almost a year of President's rule, Delhi is gearing up for another round of elections. Unsafe roads, pollution, powerless homes, rising prices are some of the issues Delhiites want to be addressed by their leaders. But women's safety tops every list. Delhi Police statistics say that rape happens...
  • Cars, SUVs, consumer durables to be costlier from January as government ends excise sop December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Come New Year, the prices of automobiles and consumer durables will go up as the government on Tuesday decided not to extend the reduced excise duty rates provided to these sectors beyond Wednesday. "The government is not extending the excise duty concessions on the auto sector and consumer durables,"...
  • 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...
  • Royal heir Prince George's footwear, sweater the latest fashion product December 17, 2014

    Prince George became a trendsetter as whatever he wore sold like hot cakes. Shoppers were swept off their feet by his shoes which were manufactured by Start Rite England. Sales of the unisex navy blue leather shoe with a buckle skyrocketed last week. ...
  • 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...
  • Hyundai to hike prices by up to Rs 25,000 from January December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Hyundai Motor India will raise prices of its entire product portfolio in the range of Rs 5,000 to Rs 25,000 from next month, in order to partially offset rising input costs, the company said today. Hyundai, which is the second largest car maker in the country, currently sells ten...
  • Wholesale price inflation hits a zero, lowest in over five years December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: Wholesale price inflation hit a zero level in November, the lowest in about five and half years, on account of decline in prices of food, fuel and manufactured items. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation was at 1.77 per cent in October and 7.52 per cent in November...