Sri Lanka has run out of fuel. Sri Lanka, hit by a massive economic crisis, has run out of fuel and only essential services will operate starting midnight. This is the first time that Sri Lanka has run out of fuel. The list of essential services will include health, law and order, ports, airport, food distribution and agriculture. All non-essential services have been suspended till July 10.
Petrol price was slashed by Rs 8.69 a litre and that of diesel by Rs 7.05 per litre on May 22 in New Delhi. This comes following the government's decision to cut excise duty on auto fuels. The govt had announced a record Rs 8 per litre cut in excise duty on petrol and Rs 6 reduction on diesel on May 21.
With the fuel prices going up by another 80 paise a litre on Wednesday, petrol and diesel in the past 16 days and after 14 hikes have become dearer by Rs 10 a litre. Petrol in the national capital crossed the Rs 105 mark today, whereas, in Mumbai, it has surpassed Rs 120.
Fuel prices continue to rise, with prices of petrol and diesel on Tuesday further hiked by 80 paise and 70 paise per litre respectively, becoming dearer by almost Rs 5 a litre after seven revision in rates in eight days.
With the hike of 80 paise in prices of petrol and diesel on Saturday, the rates have been increased by Rs 3.20 per litre in five days. After the latest price revision, petrol in Delhi will be sold at Rs 98.61 per litre and diesel at Rs 89.87 per litre.
Congress leader #RahulGandhi on September 1st slammed the government over the rising price of domestic cooking gas, diesel and petrol, and alleged that an amount of Rs 23 lakh crore has been earned by increasing prices of these commodities in the last seven years.
The petrol and diesel prices across the country continued their northward march after two days break taking its retail rates to unprecedented levels while burning bigger holes in the consumers pockets.
A #petrol pump owner in Karur has put up an interesting offer for his customers — if their children can recite 20 couplets of #Thirukkural, 1 litre petrol will be given free; 10 couplets and get half a litre free.
#Petrol and #Diesel prices in the country on Saturday touched new all-time highs after rates were increased for the fourth time this week.
In New Delhi, petrol is being sold 13 paise lower than the previous rates at Rs 77.43 per litre, while diesel is being sold at Rs 72.19 per litre after a 12 paise decline.
Fuel prices continued its upward march on Monday, with diesel prices surging by 8-9 paise in four metropolitan cities.
In Mumbai, petrol is retailing at Rs 87.73 per litre and diesel at Rs 77.68 per litre after revisions of 23 paise and 31 paise, respectively.
Fuel prices continued to haunt countrymen on Monday also, with petrol and diesel prices being hiked by 21 paise and 29 paise respectively
Chennaiites give us their opinion on the cut in fuel prices on October 4, 2018. The Centre announced a Rs 2.50 per litre cut in petrol and diesel prices across India and by Rs 5 in BJP-ruled state.
Fresh hike has been witnessed in the price of petrol and diesel on Saturday morning. In the national capital, petrol is being sold at Rs 83.40 per litre, with an increase of Rs 0.22 from Friday.