Russian strikes near Ukraine nuclear plant kill 14

Most of the casualties were in the town of Marganets, just across the Dnipro River from the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, Europe's biggest.

published on : 12th August 2022

Centre to lift 8 lakh tonnes of parboiled rice from Telangana state

In yet another relief to the State government, the Centre has consented to accept delivery of eight lakh tonnes of fortified parboiled rice for the 2021-22 Rabi marketing season.

published on : 12th August 2022

Telangana state govt to convert soaked paddy into boiled rice

However, during the last year, the FCI was reluctant to lift boiled rice, and it has not given any assurance on collecting additional boiled rice stocks from the State.

published on : 11th August 2022

Russian oil shipments to central Europe expected to resume

Slovnaft is owned by Hungary's MOL energy group. "I expect the oil shipments to resume in hours," Sulik said. Slovakia receives practically all its oil through the Druzhba pipeline.

published on : 10th August 2022

LIOC to soon invite bids for setting up retail outlets across Sri Lanka

The Ministry of Power and Energy has announced that Lanka IOC has been granted permission to open 50 new fuel stations islandwide. LIOC at present has 211 outlets.

published on : 10th August 2022

Indian Oil Corporation to transport fuel to Tripura via Bangladesh 

During the trial run, the IOC will transport three LPG tankers and seven tankers of petrol and diesel through Bangladesh from Guwahati.

published on : 9th August 2022

Kochi to get more public toilets; mayor seeks status report on existing facilities

In response, the mayor also said the daily maintenance of toilets will be taken care of once the project is executed.

published on : 9th August 2022

Conduct soil tests after kharif, rabi: CM Jagan Mohan Reddy

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has directed officials to start preparations for procurement of agricultural produce cultivated during the present Kharif season from now itself. 

published on : 9th August 2022

Indian Oil Company to expand operations in Sri Lanka 

However, the IMF programme has hit a snag in the form of restructuring of debt. Even the World Bank has refused to provide any aid until a detailed macroeconomic policy is in place.

published on : 8th August 2022

17 missing, 121 injured, 1 dead as lightning strikes Cuban oil facility

The accident comes as Cuba struggles with fuel shortages. There was no immediate word on how much oil had burned or was in danger at the storage facility.

published on : 7th August 2022

Somalia-based al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab unprecedentedly attacks Ethiopia

Al-Shabab has long regarded Ethiopia an enemy for its long military presence inside Somalia countering the fighters.

published on : 5th August 2022

Rupee gains 46 paise to 78.94 against US dollar ahead of RBI policy outcome

At the interbank foreign exchange, the rupee opened at 79.15 against the American dollar, then touched 78.94, registering a gain of 46 paise over the last close.

published on : 5th August 2022

OPEC+ agrees minuscule oil output rise despite Biden plea

The cartel led by Saudi Arabia and Russia decided to raise production by 100,000 barrels per day for September, much lower than previous increases.

published on : 3rd August 2022

'Constructing separate toilets for transgender people on fast track basis': Delhi govt tells HC

There are no separate toilet facilities for transgender people, they have to use male toilets where they are prone to sexual assault and harassment, the plea said.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Govt cuts windfall tax on diesel, ATF export; raises levy on domestic crude oil 

India first imposed windfall taxes on July 1, joining a growing number of nations that taxes super normal profits of energy companies.

published on : 3rd August 2022

‘ICZMP mangrove plantation at Rajnagar had 36 per cent survival rate’: CAG

Accordingly, the verification was carried out using remote sensing method. Satellite images and UAVs were used to analyse the mangrove plantations at Santubi.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Pakistan imposes PKR 30 billion as additional taxes to prevent default on oil and gas payments

The Dawn newspaper reported that the budgetary commitment with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for PKR 153 billion primary budget surplus could not be met without additional taxation.

published on : 1st August 2022

Rupee rises 13 paise to 79.11 against US dollar in early trade

At the interbank foreign exchange, the rupee opened at 79.16 against the US dollar and touched 79.11 in initial deals, registering a rise of 13 paise over the last close.

published on : 1st August 2022

Indian Oil Corporation reports first loss in two years; sold petrol at Rs 10 per litre loss, diesel at Rs 14

This is the first quarterly loss in over two years. The company had reported a net loss in January-March 2020, but that was on account of inventory losses on processing costlier crude.

published on : 31st July 2022

Indian Oil Corporation sees 66.46 per cent decline in net profit in Q1 FY23

This is the first quarterly loss reported by the company in the past two years. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 5,941.37 crore in the same period a year ago. 

published on : 30th July 2022
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