Business  /  Published 17.04.20

Record fall in fuel consumption

India's fuel consumption slumped by a record 50 per cent in April as all petroleum products except LPG saw massive demand erosion following a nationwide lockdown that has halted economic activities an...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.03.20

Covid-19: Indian Oil initiates rare protocol

As cities shutdown to contain the spread of coronavirus, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has initiated a rare protocol to safeguard its workforce while at the same time ensuring that plants operate uninterrupte...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 09.06.19

Drill to bring fuel duo under GST umbrella

The Narendra Modi-government would be keen to push the inclusion of natural gas and aviation turbine fuel (ATF) within the ambit of the goods and services tax to promote the use of green fuel and prov...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 25.03.19

Call for GST tag on jet fuel

The Jet Airways impasse has once again brought high aviation fuel prices into the limelight.Airlines have been lobbying hard to bring aviation turbine fuel (ATF) within the GST. High fuel price is a ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.01.19

Budget call on LNG duty cut

The oil ministry is hopeful of a cut in customs duty on liquefied natural gas (LNG) to zero per cent from 2.5 per cent in the interim budget on February 1. Officials said there was a possibility of a ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.12.19

Push for ATF, gas under GST

Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday expressed hope that finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman will suggest bringing aviation turbine fuel and natural gas under the GST ambit in the Union budget ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

World  /  Published 17.11.19

Khamenei backs fuel price hike

Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday backed the gasoline price rises that have caused nationwide protests, which he blamed on the Islamic Republic’s opponents and foreign foes. “Some people a...
By Reuters in Dubai

World  /  Published 05.12.18

French unions join protests against Macron

Nationwide protests against French President Emmanuel Macron took on an even bigger dimension Wednesday after trade unions and farmers vowed to join the fray, unimpressed by government concessions tha...
By AP in Paris

World  /  Published 24.11.18

Yellow vest protests spill out on Paris streets

Police firing tear gas and using water cannon clashed with protesters in Paris who are angry over rising fuel costs and President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies, the second weekend of “yellow...
By Reuters in Paris


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