No quick relief in sight for fuel consumers as Centre in no mood to reduce taxes on petrol, diesel

According to sources in the finance ministry, during a recent meeting, the Department of Revenue even indicated that there is still some headroom for the government to increase petroleum taxes.

published on : 21st October 2020

Bhubaneswar: Explosion-hit shopkeepers, residents seek assistance

The explosion that took place on October 7 had caused extensive damage to commercial and residential properties.

published on : 14th October 2020

Petrol, diesel prices remain constant for more than 10 days

Diesel prices have stayed at the same level since last October 3, completing 11 days when the fuel did not see any revision.

published on : 13th October 2020

CCTV footage of explosion site to be sent to SFSL

Meanwhile, IOCL officials have shared some documents with Commissionerate Police as part of the investigation. 

published on : 13th October 2020

Symbolic last rites of petrol pump blast victim conducted in Odisha

The body of Simanchal is yet to be traced and from the mutilated body parts traced after the blast, he is believed to have died.

published on : 11th October 2020

Petrol pump explosion: Police seize cloth pieces, ID card

PESO officials to question one of the injured persons to ascertain details of the blast

published on : 10th October 2020

ONGC to look at HPCL, Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals merger post-June 2021

ONGC chairman Shashi Shanker said that HPCL sells more fuel than it actually produces at its refineries.

published on : 9th October 2020

Oil companies asked to relocate LPG units from petrol pumps 

The IOCL has two auto LPG facilities in the city including the Raj Bhawan Square Filling Station.

published on : 9th October 2020

Petrol pump explosion: Family awaits the missing technician

Simanchal’s relative Manmaya and sister Manjula are running from one hospital to another looking for the technician.

published on : 9th October 2020

Petrol pump explosion in Bhubaneswar claims one

Of the 10 injured persons initially rushed to Capital Hospital here, two were shifted to SCB MCH after their condition deteriorated on Wednesday evening.

published on : 8th October 2020

Explosion at Bhubaneswar petrol pump, seven injured

The explosion was followed by a huge fire at the spot and firefighters and disaster rapid action force rushed to the spot to control the situation.

published on : 7th October 2020

Petrol demand returns to pre-COVID-19 levels, diesel sales inching up

Diesel sales continue to be in the negative territory, with demand falling 7 per cent year-on-year though the demand was 22 per cent higher over August 2020.

published on : 1st October 2020

Centre extends bid-submission deadline for BPCL privatisation till November 16

The government had first invited bids by May 2, which was then extended till June 13, and to July 31 in the second extension and to September 30 in the third instance.

published on : 30th September 2020

BPCL's Mozambique block acquisition under CBI scanner over alleged irregularities

The approval to Bharat PetroResources investing its share of the USD 24 billion cost of developing the gas fields in the Rovuma Area-1 Offshore Block came with the notice of probe.

published on : 29th September 2020

Cost of petrol, diesel up by Re 1 in Andhra Pradesh

The government’s decision drew flak from the AP Lorry Owners Association (APLOA).

published on : 19th September 2020
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