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LPG prices hiked by Rs 2, kerosene by 26 paise

LPG prices hiked by Rs 2, kerosene by 26 paise

State-run oil marketing firms (OMCs) on Monday hiked the prices of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) by about Rs 2 per cylinder and of kerosene by 26 paise per litre.

May 01, 2017, 22:13 PM IST
Government eliminates 1.6 crore bogus ration cards, to save Rs 10,000 crore

Government eliminates 1.6 crore bogus ration cards, to save Rs 10,000 crore

Government has eliminated 1.6 crore duplicate and bogus ration cards that will help save about Rs 10,000 crore in subsidy bill annually, said Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa.

Jun 26, 2016, 21:51 PM IST

New mathematical definition of 'kilogram' found

Scientists are close to finding a way to re-define the kilogram in terms of a mathematical constant instead of being based on a cylinder.

Jul 15, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

Device invisible to magnetic fields created

Scientists have developed a cylinder, which hides contents and makes them invisible to magnetic fields.

Mar 23, 2012, 13:17 PM IST

Device invisible to magnetic fields created

Scientists have developed a cylinder, which hides contents and makes them invisible to magnetic fields.

Mar 23, 2012, 13:17 PM IST

More than 1100 cylinders of ozone depleting gas seized

Over 1,100 cylinders
containing 15,500 kg of a very strong ozone depleting gas
which were brought into the country on the sly have been
seized by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence.

Nov 10, 2010, 22:08 PM IST

Four killed, nine injured in two cylinder explosions

Four persons were killed and
nine others injured in separate incidents of cylinder
explosion during Durga puja celebrations in Mirzapur and
Ballia districts, police said on Sunday.

Oct 17, 2010, 17:55 PM IST

One killed, 16 injured in Assam gas cylinder explosion

One person was killed and at least 16 wounded, three of them critically, when a cooking gas cylinder exploded Friday during a wedding celebration in Assam.

Apr 09, 2010, 14:17 PM IST

50 injured in cylinder blast in Bihar

Fifty persons were
injured tonight, 12 of them seriously, when an LPG cylinder
went off and caused fire in several huts in a village of
Bihar`s Nalanda district, police said.

Apr 06, 2010, 23:29 PM IST