The national capital’s primary pollution control and prevention agency on Monday suggested imposing a complete ban on all non-CNG vehicles, both private and commercial, if pollution remains at ‘very poor’ or ‘severe’ levels — a measure that experts and stakeholders described as impractical, knee-jerk, and symptomatic of the haphazard manner in which the war against…
Domestic cooking gas LPG prices have been hiked by over Rs 2 per cylinder after the government increased the commission paid to LPG dealers.
With global crude prices remaining elevated, the rupee is likely to be under pressure, and may touch the 76 levels against the US currency over the next three months, says a report.
The US has agreed to let eight countries — including Japan, India and South Korea — keep buying Iranian oil after it reimposes sanctions on the OPEC producer on November 5, a senior administration official said.
Indian shares capped their best week since May 2016 as higher sales at the country’s biggest carmaker and a drop in crude oil prices boosted sentiment.
Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said eight governments are going to receive temporary waivers from US sanctions on the import of Iranian crude that snap back on Monday following President Donald Trump’s decision to quit the Iran nuclear agreement reached in 2015.
India is set to continue oil imports from Iran with the US agreeing on waivers for eight countries regarding sanctions set to kick in on November 5 and there are no plans to cut crude purchases from Tehran to zero, people familiar with the development said.
Fuel prices continued to witness a downfall on Sunday, providing the much-needed relief to consumers from the relentless rate hikes seen in the past couple of months. Petrol was sold at ₹85.85 per litre (decrease by ₹0.35) and diesel was priced at ₹76.70 per litre (decrease by ₹0.24) in Pune city.
Less than a fortnight after the Centre and state governments slashed taxes on fuel, the price of petrol again crossed the ₹90 mark in Parbhani, which is about 510km from Mumbai.
India hopes to forge partnerships with private players to build out its strategic petroleum reserves within the coming year, the head of Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd (ISPRL) said on Monday.