Government considering specific excise duty on aviation turbine fuel

The aviation ministry has sought inclusion of ATF under GST as any surge in international oil rates gets reflected in domestic jet fuel prices, leading to costlier air tickets.

published on : 19th January 2020

Centre asks states to slash taxes on aviation turbine fuel

To give a boost to the aviation industry, the Civil Aviation Ministry has written to several states which levy a high sales tax on aviation turbine fuel (ATF) to slash them. 

published on : 19th January 2020

Telangana RTC bags awards for conserving fuel via 'Saksham' campaign

Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar presents the second-best STU award to TSRTC MD Sunil Sharma in Hyderabad on Friday.

published on : 18th January 2020

Delta jet dumps fuel on California school playground

Delta Flight 89 took off from Los Angeles en route to Shanghai on Tuesday and was forced to turn back due to engine trouble, a Delta spokesperson said.

published on : 15th January 2020

Petrol, diesel prices continue to rise on Tuesday amidst tensions in the Middle East

Diesel prices cost Rs 68.79 a litre in Delhi, Rs 72.14 a litre in Mumbai, Rs 71.15 a litre in Kolkata and Rs 72.69 in Chennai.

published on : 7th January 2020

Fuel prices up again as Brent tops USD 70 a barrel

Diesel prices cost Rs 68.68 a litre in Delhi, Rs 72.02 a litre in Mumbai, Rs 71.04 a litre in Kolkata and Rs 72.58 in Chennai.

published on : 6th January 2020

Fuel prices continue to surge amid tension in Middle East

The retail prices of petrol and diesel are dependent on the global crude oil prices and the rupee-US dollar exchange rate as India imports 80 per cent of its crude requirements.

published on : 4th January 2020

85000 tonnes of firewood used across India annually: Forest Survey of India

Officials and experts pointed out that the dependency of fuel wood needs to be brought down to conserve carbon stock in the forests of the country.

published on : 2nd January 2020

Petrol price over Rs 75 per litre in Delhi, diesel up too

Petrol prices increased for the second consecutive day, while the increase in diesel prices continued for the fifth consecutive day.  

published on : 30th December 2019

Petrol, diesel prices hiked after days of no change

Diesel in Mumbai costs Rs 70.39 a litre, in Chennai Rs 70.93 a litre and in Kolkata Rs 69.50 a litre.

published on : 26th December 2019

Diesel prices surge over 50 paise per litre in three straight days

Diesel prices hiked by 20 paise a litre in Delhi and Kolkata, while 21 paise per litre in Mumbai and Chennai on Saturday.

published on : 21st December 2019

Coal can now be used as secondary fuel

The EAC permission was granted as the availability of natural gas reserves were extremely low in the country.

published on : 19th December 2019

Indonesia hits European Union with WTO lawsuit over palm oil

The action could escalate a trade dispute between Indonesia - the world's top palm oil producer - and the EU, which plans to end its use of biofuels by 2030.

published on : 16th December 2019

Assam, Northeast to face fuel supply problems if Citizenship Bill agitation continues

With limited storage capacity, the companies have been forced to curtail production in absence of products being evacuated, they said.

published on : 13th December 2019

Twitterati voice displeasure over fuel price hike

#PetrolPrice trended with over 1,169 tweets on the social media platform. 

published on : 11th December 2019
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