[

fuel

]
According to the data, over 80% of households use clean fuels in Andhra Pradesh (83.6%), Goa (96.5%), Mizoram (83.8%) and Telangana (91.8 %). Electricity, LPG or natural gas and biogas are considered as clean fuel in the survey.(REUTERS (Representative Image))

Less than 45% of households in five states use clean fuel for cooking: NFHS

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2020 01:04 PM IST
The NFHS-5 (2019-20) was conducted in 6.1 lakh sample households to collect information on population, health, family planning and nutrition-related indicators from the 22 states and union territories.
High unemployment and the loss of income stemming from the coronavirus have severely depressed consumer spending, which in turn will weigh on the business investment, it said.(Reuters)
High unemployment and the loss of income stemming from the coronavirus have severely depressed consumer spending, which in turn will weigh on the business investment, it said.(Reuters)

India’s fuel demand to contract 11.5% in 2020: Fitch Solutions

New Delhi, Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 03:27 PM IST
Its economists forecast India’s real GDP to contract by 8.6 per cent in the fiscal year 2020-21 (April 2020 to March 2021), down from -4.5 per cent previously.
An employee attends to a customer at a petrol pump in Kolkata.(PTI file photo)
An employee attends to a customer at a petrol pump in Kolkata.(PTI file photo)

Fuel demand dips 11.7% in July

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 05:01 PM IST
Fuel consumption, a barometer of economic activity in the country, had slumped by over 45 per cent in April as nationwide lockdown halted most vehicular traffic and shut industries.
An employee attends to a customer at a petrol pump during unlock 1.0 process of the Covid-19 lockdown in Kolkata.(PTI File Photo)
An employee attends to a customer at a petrol pump during unlock 1.0 process of the Covid-19 lockdown in Kolkata.(PTI File Photo)

Petrol, diesel prices revised further, two fuels now cost almost same in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON JUN 24, 2020 09:26 AM IST
The daily increase in fuel rates started on June 7 as oil companies resumed daily revision in prices in line with costs after ending an 82-day gap. It has taken diesel prices to fresh highs and petrol price too is at a two-year high.
Petrol and diesel prices had touched a record high in 2018.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)
Petrol and diesel prices had touched a record high in 2018.(Biplov Bhuyan/HT PHOTO)

Petrol, diesel prices go up for 15th day. Here are today’s rates

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
UPDATED ON JUN 21, 2020 10:53 AM IST
According to a price notification of state oil marketing companies, petrol in Delhi will now cost Rs 79.23 per litre, up from Rs 78.88, and diesel rates Rs 78.27 per litre from Rs 77.67.
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday announced that the fuel filling process for the second stage of PSLV-C48 has commenced.(ANI Photo)
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Wednesday announced that the fuel filling process for the second stage of PSLV-C48 has commenced.(ANI Photo)

Fuel filling for second stage of PSLV-C48 commences: ISRO

New Delhi | By Asian News International
PUBLISHED ON DEC 11, 2019 08:06 AM IST
While speaking to media, he said that PSLV C48 is a historic achievement by ISRO as this is the 50th launch for PSLV and 75th launch from Sriharikota.
A popular television actress was allegedly assaulted by employees of a petrol pump in Kolkata after she had an argument with them for refilling her vehicle’s fuel tank more than she had asked for.(HT Photo/Representational Image)
A popular television actress was allegedly assaulted by employees of a petrol pump in Kolkata after she had an argument with them for refilling her vehicle’s fuel tank more than she had asked for.(HT Photo/Representational Image)

TV actress assaulted by petrol pump staff in Kolkata after dispute over fuel

Kolkata | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON AUG 26, 2019 09:14 AM IST
The actress and her parents had gone to the petrol pump in Kasba area this morning to refuel their vehicle. She alleged that despite she asking the employees to fill fuel worth Rs 1,500, they put in more than that into the vehicle’s tank, the officer said.
Amid terror threats, unprecedented security measures have been taken by the police of several northern Indian states to ensure a peaceful Kanwar Yatra this season.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Amid terror threats, unprecedented security measures have been taken by the police of several northern Indian states to ensure a peaceful Kanwar Yatra this season.(Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Kanwariyas exempted from ‘no helmet no fuel’ rule

Hindustan Times, Noida | By Preety Acharya
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 04:02 AM IST
The ‘no helmet no fuel’ initiative was started in GB Nagar from June 1. The initiative was initially introduced for 10 days, but the success of the drive led to its permanent implementation of the rule.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has once again emphasised its regulations on flights operating on minimum fuel in which pilots sought emergency landings.(HT Mint)
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has once again emphasised its regulations on flights operating on minimum fuel in which pilots sought emergency landings.(HT Mint)

Airlines must stock fuel for an alternate landing: DGCA

Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2019 02:42 AM IST
In a fresh air safety circular on July 5, the aviation regulator also asked air traffic controllers (ATCs) to provide early landing to any aircraft that declares ‘minimum fuel’.
In a few cases, DGCA found that after landing, the fuel available was less than the “planned final reserve fuel”.(HT Photo)
In a few cases, DGCA found that after landing, the fuel available was less than the “planned final reserve fuel”.(HT Photo)

Carry excess fuel, DGCA tells airlines

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2019 12:05 AM IST
The circular comes after the DGCA noticed that in a few incidents, the crew had declared “May Day fuel” for seeking priority in landing either because of adverse weather conditions or because of airport limitations.
TaxiBots will be deployed at the Delhi airport from Tuesday will help airlines save 213 litres of aviation fuel every day, say officials.(HT File)
TaxiBots will be deployed at the Delhi airport from Tuesday will help airlines save 213 litres of aviation fuel every day, say officials.(HT File)

Bots on wheels to save fuel at airport

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 28, 2019 06:14 AM IST
Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), the airport operator, said Delhi airport is the world’s first recipient of this technology.
Inflation in the ‘food articles’ basket hardened to 5.68 per cent during March 2019 as against 4.28 per cent in February, as prices of vegetables skyrocketed.(Kalpak Pathak/Hindustan Times File Photo)
Inflation in the ‘food articles’ basket hardened to 5.68 per cent during March 2019 as against 4.28 per cent in February, as prices of vegetables skyrocketed.(Kalpak Pathak/Hindustan Times File Photo)

WPI inflation spikes to 3.18% in March on costlier food, fuel

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2019 06:33 PM IST
The Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation was at 2.93 per cent and 2.76 per cent in February and January this year, respectively, and 3.46 per cent in December 2018. It was 2.74 per cent in March last year.
The grand alliance (GA) led by the Congress was rocked by the comments of a JMM legislator in a video that the Congress will have to bear the cost of the campaign by providing liquor, diesel and petrol if it wants to win the Singhbhum Lok Sabha seat. HT Photo (Story by Manoj Choudhary)
The grand alliance (GA) led by the Congress was rocked by the comments of a JMM legislator in a video that the Congress will have to bear the cost of the campaign by providing liquor, diesel and petrol if it wants to win the Singhbhum Lok Sabha seat. HT Photo (Story by Manoj Choudhary)

‘Congress has to pay for fuel, liquor to win Singhbhum’: Ally JMM’s MLA

Jamshedpur | By Debashish Sarkar
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2019 09:01 AM IST
JMM MLA from Chaibasa, Deepak Birua, refused to comment on the video saying that it was Samad’s personal opinion.
Inflation based on wholesale prices fell to a 8-month low of 3.80 per cent in December, 2018, on softening prices of fuel and some food items.(Bloomberg/ Representative Image)
Inflation based on wholesale prices fell to a 8-month low of 3.80 per cent in December, 2018, on softening prices of fuel and some food items.(Bloomberg/ Representative Image)

WPI inflation at 8-month low of 3.80% in December on softening fuel, food prices

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2019 02:46 PM IST
According to the government data released Monday, deflation in food articles stood at 0.07 per cent in December, against 3.31 per cent in November.
IIT-M researchers have now discovered water and methane molecules in this form in the vacuum and extreme cold outer space environment.(PTI/File Photo)
IIT-M researchers have now discovered water and methane molecules in this form in the vacuum and extreme cold outer space environment.(PTI/File Photo)

IIT-M researchers explore fuels of future in space

New Delhi | By Anonna Dutt
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2019 07:49 AM IST
Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M), are exploring if fuels of the future exist in outer space. Clathrate hydrates, which is a molecule of water with gasses like methane trapped inside, are being studied to explore whether fuel can be extracted from them.
There’s also doubt about whether all the vessels from India will end up in Europe. America’s distillate stocks are at their lowest seasonally since 2013.(REUTERS)
There’s also doubt about whether all the vessels from India will end up in Europe. America’s distillate stocks are at their lowest seasonally since 2013.(REUTERS)

Indian diesel armada heads toward Europe as Asia proves glutted

Bloomberg | By Jack Wittels and Ann Koh
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 09:12 AM IST
The rise in volumes from India is disadvantaging sellers in Northeast Asia, who were trying to send diesel cargoes to Europe earlier this month but may now not be successful, according to Facts Global Energy.
Petrol and diesel prices were cut by a minimum of Rs 2.50 on October 5 when the government’s only second cut in excise duty of Rs 1.50 per litre and state-owned fuel retailers providing a Re 1 per litre subsidy came into effect.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
Petrol and diesel prices were cut by a minimum of Rs 2.50 on October 5 when the government’s only second cut in excise duty of Rs 1.50 per litre and state-owned fuel retailers providing a Re 1 per litre subsidy came into effect.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Petrol and diesel prices rise again, hit 3-week high

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2018 03:04 PM IST
Petrol, which in Delhi was cut to Rs 81.50 on October 5, cost Rs 81.82 on Sunday. Diesel rates were hiked by 29 paise a litre each on Saturday and Sunday.
People get their two-wheelers filled with petrol at a fuel station in Ahmedabad on May 14.(REUTERS/ Representative image)
People get their two-wheelers filled with petrol at a fuel station in Ahmedabad on May 14.(REUTERS/ Representative image)

No plan to cut taxes on fuel till central duties reduced to 2014 level: Kerala

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 04, 2018 11:09 PM IST
Kerala finance minister TM Thomas Issac said the Centre has reduced its tax on petrol by Rs 1.50 per litre after hiking it by Rs 9.
On August 13, the Centre told the Supreme Court that it was planning to introduce hologram-based stickers for private vehicles so that “the use of more polluting vehicles can be restricted in a congested or a polluted zone temporarily or permanently depending on the pollution level”.(AP/Picture for representation)
On August 13, the Centre told the Supreme Court that it was planning to introduce hologram-based stickers for private vehicles so that “the use of more polluting vehicles can be restricted in a congested or a polluted zone temporarily or permanently depending on the pollution level”.(AP/Picture for representation)

Coloured stickers will identify fuel of four-wheelers in Delhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sweta Goswami
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2018 08:20 AM IST
All cars registered in Delhi from October 2 will get hologram stickers — light blue for petrol and CNG, orange for diesel vehicles.
The cabinet, chaired by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, also cleared subsidies up to Rs 1 lakh to industries which switch to piped natural gas.(PTI photo)
The cabinet, chaired by chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, also cleared subsidies up to Rs 1 lakh to industries which switch to piped natural gas.(PTI photo)

Delhi govt approves subsidy for eateries, industries that switch to eco-friendly fuel

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2018 02:26 AM IST
Both the decisions, aimed at reducing pollution levels in the city, were first announced in this year’s ‘Green Budget’ presented as part of Delhi’s 2018-19 budget by finance minister Manish Sisodia in the Vidhan Sabha in March.
Rains have subsided in Idukki and Wayanad but the water level in the Periyar is rising. Waters from the Periyar river and its tributaries kept many towns in Ernakulam and Thrissur submerged.(HT Photo)
Rains have subsided in Idukki and Wayanad but the water level in the Periyar is rising. Waters from the Periyar river and its tributaries kept many towns in Ernakulam and Thrissur submerged.(HT Photo)

Most of Kerala under water; chief minister says it’s deluge after 174 killed in floods

Hindustan Times | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2018 04:19 PM IST
Continuous rain, landslides and floods have claimed more than 150 lives so far and have brought the public transport system to a virtual halt.
A SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 aircraft taxis on the tarmac after landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji international airport in Mumbai.(Reuters File Photo)
A SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 aircraft taxis on the tarmac after landing at Chhatrapati Shivaji international airport in Mumbai.(Reuters File Photo)

SpiceJet plans to diversify beyond “pure aviation” to offset fuel price-related risks

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2018 10:48 AM IST
SpiceJet is looking to expand into the “cargo and courier logistics”, and “digital aviation” business to hedge the company from the risks of being in a pure aviation business. The businesses are likely to be developed in partnership with international players.
India’s largest natural gas producer Oil and Natural Gas Corp is demanding a floor or minimum price of natural gas be fixed at $4.2 per mmBtu for the business to make economic sense.(File Photo)
India’s largest natural gas producer Oil and Natural Gas Corp is demanding a floor or minimum price of natural gas be fixed at $4.2 per mmBtu for the business to make economic sense.(File Photo)

ONGC logs Rs 4,000 crore loss on gas production due to cap on prices

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2018 11:28 AM IST
State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp needs at least $4 per million British thermal unit to break-even as compared to current gas price of $3.06 per mmBtu, says company official.
A worker arranges empty cooking gas cylinders at a depot in Kolkata. Since the LPG stove is about as costly as the connection, and the fuel several times costlier per year, almost two-thirds of all households given a connection will continue to use or soon revert to mostly using polluting wood.(REUTERS)
A worker arranges empty cooking gas cylinders at a depot in Kolkata. Since the LPG stove is about as costly as the connection, and the fuel several times costlier per year, almost two-thirds of all households given a connection will continue to use or soon revert to mostly using polluting wood.(REUTERS)

Why cancelling the LPG subsidy is a poor option

By Bjorn Lomborg
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 07:58 AM IST
With 800,000 dying from indoor air pollution every year, it is vital for India to continue to focus on the best solutions
Kerala charges roughly 32.2% tax on petrol and 25.58% on diesel, among the highest in the country.(PTI Photo)
Kerala charges roughly 32.2% tax on petrol and 25.58% on diesel, among the highest in the country.(PTI Photo)

In Kerala, fuel prices cheaper by a rupee from today as state cuts tax

Hindustan Times, Thiruvananthapuram | By Ramesh Babu
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2018 12:03 AM IST
Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said the onus was now on the central government to effect a price reduction from its end.
Shiv Pratap Shukla shared his views during an interaction with the media, organised at Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), on Friday.(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)
Shiv Pratap Shukla shared his views during an interaction with the media, organised at Mahratta Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), on Friday.(Rahul Raut/HT PHOTO)

If states favour inclusion of fuel in GST, Centre will okay move, says Shiv Pratap Shukla in Pune

Hindustan Times, Pune | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 26, 2018 05:25 PM IST
Shukla, while speaking in Pune on Friday, clarified that bringing fuel under GST would not facilitate uniform fuel prices across the country. He further added that the prices will most likely be reduced, if the move goes through. His remarks come against the backdrop of Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis’s statement that petrol and diesel prices will come down once the Centre builds a consensus to bring them under the goods and services tax (GST). 
Brent crude oil prices went past the $80 per barrel mark last week. On Monday, Brent touched $78.87 per barrel, up 0.5% from last close.(REUTERS File Photo)
Brent crude oil prices went past the $80 per barrel mark last week. On Monday, Brent touched $78.87 per barrel, up 0.5% from last close.(REUTERS File Photo)

Industry urges govt to cut excise duty on fuel as oil prices zoom

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 21, 2018 03:27 PM IST
The government said on Friday the recent spurt in global rates is a matter of concern as it could inflate import bill by as much as $ 50 billion and impact current account deficit (CAD). However, it remained non-committal on cutting excise duty to ease the burden from rising oil prices.
The two men were produced before a metropolitan court and remanded in judicial custody.(Representational photo)
The two men were produced before a metropolitan court and remanded in judicial custody.(Representational photo)

Motorist from Mumbai gets fuel pump attendants arrested for fleecing

Hindustan Times | By Farhan Shaikh
UPDATED ON MAY 17, 2018 11:25 PM IST
The attendants filled diesel worth 2,600 while charging the complainant 3,000.
Rescue workers recover a body from the wreckage site of the LaMia chartered airplane crash, in La Union, a mountainous area near Medellin, Colombia.(AP File Photo)
Rescue workers recover a body from the wreckage site of the LaMia chartered airplane crash, in La Union, a mountainous area near Medellin, Colombia.(AP File Photo)

Chapecoense plane tragedy: Lack of fuel caused 2016 football team air crash

Agence France-Presse, Bogota | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2018 08:57 AM IST
The probe was launched after the tragic crash in the Colombian mountains in November 2016, which claimed the lives of 71 people, including all but a handful of players from the Chapecoense team, from southern Brazil
SHARE
Story Saved