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Not surprised by petrol-diesel prices hike: Nitish Kumar

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 16:07

Senior JD(U) leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday said he was not surprised at rise in prices of petrol and diesel besides, soaring rates of food items under Narendra Modi government which could not deliver on tall promises made so far.

BJP allies in TN urge Centre to rollback fuel price hike

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 14:26

Two BJP allies in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday urged the NDA government to rollback the hike in fuel prices, saying it would impact the common man already reeling under the "burden" of rail fare hike, among others.

Samajwadi Party workers protest against fuel price hike

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 11:16

The youth wing of Samajwadi Party Tuesday held a protest against the fuel price hike announced yesterday by burying their vehicles in the sand and condemning the Narendra Modi led NDA government.

J Jayalalithaa opposes fuel price hike

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 00:23

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Monday opposed the latest revision in fuel prices, saying it has come as a `disappointment` to people who voted for BJP expecting a change from the `wrong` economic policies of the previous Congress-led UPA.

Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.69/litre, diesel by 50 paise

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 20:02

Petrol price was on Monday hiked by a steep Rs 1.69 per litre and diesel by 50 paise a litre as the crisis in Iraq spooked international oil and currency markets.

Petrol price hiked by Rs 1.69/L, diesel by 50p; effective July 1

Last Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014, 19:17

Oil companies on Monday hiked price of petrol by Rs 1.69 per litre while the price of diesel was also hiked by 0.50 paise per litre to be effective from July 1.

Morphable surfaces can increase fuel efficiency in cars

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 20:30

Adding golf ball-like dimples to surfaces of vehicles could reduce drag and improve their efficiency, suggests new research.

Gunmen planned to blow up plane in Pakistan by hitting fuel tank

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 20:41

Holed up deep inside a Taliban-friendly neighbourhood, gunmen waited patiently for the passenger plane to approach the airport before raising their guns into the night sky and unleashing a hail of bullets to shoot it down.

Toyota announces price for new fuel cell car at $70K

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 14:07

Tokyo Japanese auto giant Toyota will start selling its first fuel cell sedan this financial year, with a price tag of around USD 70,000, the company announced Wednesday.

Had asked states to cut jet fuel tax: Ashok Gajapathi Raju

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 16:34

Raju was speaking at a news conference following the announcement that state-owned Air India had joined the Star Alliance group of carriers.

`Better fuel, stricter norms needed to curb air pollution`

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 22:22

Astronomers have discovered a bright, mysterious geologic object on Cassini mission radar images of Ligeia Mare, the second-largest sea on Saturn`s moon Titan amd have named it " Magic Island ".

Civil Aviation Min meets PM, briefs him about sector's problem

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 20:10

This issue would be crucial to start-up carriers like AirAsia India and Tata-SIA Airlines who would want to launch international flights as soon as they can.