Libya Islamists press advance on key oil region

Islamist fighters clashed with pro-government forces for the second consecutive day Sunday as they pressed an advance on a key oil region in eastern Libya, sources on both sides reported.

Super-repellent substance without plastic coatings created

 Scientists have created the most non-stick surfaces yet, using microscopic liquid-repellent structures instead of plastic coatings like Teflon.

Dos and don’ts for your winter skin care!

A little chill in the air and a slight sensation of dryness on the skin – and, we know, winters are here.

Increased global shipping has caused pollution on open seas

 Owing to growing international trade, maritime traffic on the world's oceans has increased four-fold over the past 20 years, causing more water, air and noise pollution on the open seas, says a new research.

Reheating of cooking oil can be harmful for health- Part 2

Reheating of cooking oil can be harmful for health. It can lead to heart disease, cancer and liver failure.

Reheating of cooking oil can be harmful for health

Reheating of cooking oil can be harmful for health. It will lead to heart failure, cancer and liver fail.

Kurds say deal reached awith Baghdad over oil, salaries

 Iraq`s autonomous region of Kurdistan said Thursday it had reached a breakthrough deal with Baghdad in a long-standing dispute over oil sales and salary payments.

Saudi oil minister denies crude price war

Saudi Arabia`s oil minister on Wednesday rejected talk that the country was leading a price war in global oil markets as crude prices continue to sink.

Petrol, diesel prices likely to be reduced

Petrol, diesel prices likely to be reduce as Brent crude oil dropped to a four-year low below $82 a barrel on Wednesday.

Put oil and fat-rich products under PDS: Experts

Health experts Monday urged the government to put oil and fat rich products under the Public Distribution System (PDS) so that people belonging to the lower income groups get enough of such products to protect them from diseases caused by their deficiency.

Lavender to be classified as 'skin sensitiser'

In view of reports that products made with lavender oil can cause allergic reactions for some people, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) said it will classify the oil as a 'skin sensitiser'.

Easy home remedies for itchy scalp!

Itchy scalp is one of the common conditions that we face.

US-led strikes hit IS oil targets as coalition grows

Three more European countries on Friday promised warplanes to join the US-led air armada battering Islamic State targets in Iraq, as coalition forces seek to destroy the jihadists` oil business.

Spain`s Canary Islands fume over oil exploration

Spain`s government sparked an outcry Thursday by giving oil group Repsol the all-clear to explore for oil and gas off the coast of the tourism-dependent Canary Islands.

Baghdad condemns Kurds for oil exports

Baghdad`s oil ministry condemned Iraqi Kurdistan Saturday for further exports of crude from wells in the autonomous northern region, part of a long-running row over the country`s vast hydrocarbon reserves.

OPEC ministers signal output to remain on hold

All is not well within OPEC as the oil cartel focuses on how much crude to pump for the rest of the year.

Turkey driven by `greed` in Kurd oil row: Iraq deputy PM

Turkey has been "driven by greed" in an escalating row over oil pumped from Iraq`s autonomous Kurdish region and shipped overseas, Baghdad`s top politician responsible for energy told AFP Sunday.

Spain okays Repsol plan for Canary Islands exploration

The Spanish government on Thursday gave oil giant Repsol the green light to explore for oil and gas off the coast of the Canary Islands, a move that environmental groups described as "unjustifiable".

Turkey begins exporting Iraqi Kurdistan oil: Minister

Turkey has begun exporting oil supplies from Iraqi Kurdistan to international markets, its energy minister said today.

Anogla calls for reblancing of ties during Chinese premier`s visit

The president of oil-rich Angola called for broader economic ties with Beijing on Friday as Chinese Premier Li Keqiang kicked off a two-day visit.