Bird flu: Pilikula park on alert

Saturday, January 6th, 2018

Mangaluru: Pilikula Biological Park here is on alert in view of reports on bird flu in Bengaluru. Chicken feed to animals in the park has been banned since three days as a precaution, according to H. Jayaprakash Bhandary, director of the park. Visitors to the zoo now have to dip their feet in a disinfectant […]

Tensed situation prevails at IOC premises with fire mock drill

Friday, September 19th, 2014
ioc mock drill

Mangalore : A situation if tensed prevailed at Indian Oil Corporation Mangalore Terminal at Panambur on Thursday at 3 pm, after the tank lorry filling (TLF) operator out raised an alarm of fire from the place where oil was filled into the tanker. The area was engulfed by smoke and simultaneously a fire was spotted. […]

Petrol costlier by 60 paise, diesel by 50 paise

Saturday, March 1st, 2014

New Delhi: Oil marketing companies (OMCs) on Friday decided to increase the price of petrol by 60 paise and diesel by 50 paise per litre; this on a day when the Centre decided to let consumers buy more than one subsidised cylinder per month. The hike, which will come into effect from Friday midnight, is […]

Petrol price up by 75 paise, diesel by 50 paise

Saturday, January 4th, 2014
petrol price

New Delhi : Petrol and diesel prices will go up by 75 paise and 50 paise a litre, excluding taxes, state-run oil marketing company Indian Oil Corporation said. The prices were last hiked on December 21 following the government’s decision to raise commission paid to petrol pump dealers and firming global oil rates. Petrol will […]

LPG price hiked by Rs 220

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014
LPG gass

New Delhi: For the third time in a month, oil marketing companies on Wednesday increased by Rs 220 per cylinder the price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) cylinder, which a customer buys after the nine subsidised refills.   After the steepest hike effected from the first day of the New Year, a 14.2-kg non-subsidised cooking […]

IOC reports quarterly net loss of Rs.7,485.55 crore

Thursday, November 10th, 2011
Indian Oil Corporation

Mumbai: Joining its state-owned oil marketing peers, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) Wednesday reported huge losses in the second quarter ended Sep 30 at Rs.7,485.55 crore owing to high global crude prices and a depreciating rupee. The country’s largest oil retailer during the like period of the previous financial year had posted a net profit of […]

Petrol price hiked by Rs. 5 per litre

Sunday, May 15th, 2011
pertol price hike

New Delhi:  In the biggest-ever price increase of the fuel, state-owned oil companies hiked petrol price by Rs. 5 per litre with effect from Saturday midnight. The steep hike in petrol price is likely to be followed by a Rs. 4 per litre increase in diesel rates and Rs. 20-25 per cylinder increase in domestic […]