Petrol prices rise across metros after 47-day halt

In the national capital, the fuel was sold at Rs 80.57 per litre, 14 paise higher than the previous level. Petrol price was at Rs 80.43 in Delhi since June 29.

Aug 16, 2020, 11:52 AM IST

Petrol, diesel price hiked by 60 paise per litre after 83-day hiatus

Petrol price in Delhi was hiked to Rs 71.86 per litre from Rs 71.26 a litre till Saturday, while diesel rates were increased to Rs 69.99 per litre from Rs 69.39.

Jun 07, 2020, 20:59 PM IST

Fuel prices fall for third consecutive day; petrol in Delhi settles at Rs 81.99, diesel at Rs 79 in Mumbai

The diesel price mark was Rs 75.36 per litre, a decrease of 12 paise in Delhi and for Mumbai, the price was Rs 79 per litre, a reduction by 13 paise.

Oct 20, 2018, 07:27 AM IST

Petrol, diesel prices cut marginally for third day in a row

The fuel prices were marginally reduced for the third day after it remained high for 16 consecutive days. 

Jun 01, 2018, 10:04 AM IST

No more waiting at petrol pumps: Beer to power our cars in future

The researchers have been working for several years to develop technology that will convert widely-available ethanol into butanol.

Dec 07, 2017, 13:43 PM IST

CO2 emissions to be used as fuel for cars in future

The membrane, made of a compound of lanthanum, calcium, and iron oxide, allows oxygen from a stream of carbon dioxide to migrate through to the other side, leaving carbon monoxide behind. 

Nov 28, 2017, 16:37 PM IST

Scientists find way to produce methanol, create fuel using air

Methanol is currently produced by breaking down natural gas at high temperatures into hydrogen gas and carbon monoxide before reassembling them - expensive and energy-intensive processes known as 'steam reforming' and 'methanol synthesis.'

Sep 08, 2017, 16:08 PM IST

Artificial leaf that creates fuel from sunlight, water is here

The ultra-thin wireless device mimics plant leaves to produce energy using water and sunlight.

Sep 06, 2017, 14:08 PM IST

New device can turn heat energy to fuel

 Researchers used a simple heating process to modify one layer of the Indium Selenide to act as a metal and another layer to act as a semiconductor.

Sep 03, 2017, 19:34 PM IST

New material may help convert CO2 into fuel using light

When exposed to visible light, the material, a “spongy” nickel organic crystalline structure, converted carbon dioxide (CO2) into carbon monoxide (CO) gas, which can be further turned into liquid fuels, solvents, and other useful products.

Jul 31, 2017, 19:32 PM IST

New system produces fuel from carbon dioxide

Scientists have developed a plant that uses carbon dioxide in the air to produce renewable fuels and chemicals, an advance that could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reliance on fossil fuels.

Jun 12, 2017, 20:36 PM IST

Petrol price hike: Check out revised rates in these major cities

Petrol price was cut by Rs 2.16 per litre and diesel by Rs 2.10 a litre on Monday. The revision in prices will be effective midnight tonight.

May 16, 2017, 00:15 AM IST

Scientists create artificial photosynthesis to turn carbon dioxide into clean air and fuel

Researchers have found a way to trigger a chemical reaction in a synthetic material called metal-organic frameworks (MOF) that breaks down carbon dioxide into harmless organic materials.

Apr 26, 2017, 20:04 PM IST

Carbon dioxide converts into fuel using ultraviolet light

Scientists have developed tiny nano particles that turned carbon dioxide into fuel using light.

Feb 23, 2017, 23:20 PM IST

Colombia confirms crashed plane was out of fuel

 Preliminary investigations have confirmed that a plane that crashed in the Colombian mountains last month killing 71 people including most of a Brazilian football team was out of fuel, officials said Monday.

Dec 27, 2016, 02:33 AM IST

'Traffic jams resulting in Rs 200 crore fuel loss in cities'

Traffic congestion on eve of Diwali costs a bomb in terms of both time and money thereby leading to loss of fuel worth up to Rs 200 crore as vehicular movement comes to a near standstill on roads across major cities in India, noted a quick ASSOCHAM analysis.

Oct 30, 2016, 16:41 PM IST

Petrol price hike: Know how much it costs in your city now

Know how much petrol costs in your city now

Oct 15, 2016, 19:44 PM IST

India will soon be zero petroleum import country: Nitin Gadkari

With the Centre focusing more on developing alternative fuel economy, India will soon stop importing petroleum products, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said Tuesday.

Sep 06, 2016, 21:03 PM IST

Petrol price cut: Know the new rates in major Indian cities

Petrol price was on Sunday cut by Rs 1.42 a litre, the third reduction in rates this month on global cues.

Jul 31, 2016, 19:37 PM IST

Petrol price cut by 32 paise per litre; diesel gets costlier by 28 paise

Petrol in Delhi will cost Rs 59.63 per litre from tomorrow as against Rs 59.95 a litre currently. 

Feb 17, 2016, 18:32 PM IST