Miscreants set fire on parked bus near Mangaladevi Temple

Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
Bus Rajalakshmi

Mangaluru : A private bus which parked in front of a petrol pump near the city’s Mangaladevi temple completely burnt down on Monday late night. The bus named Rajalakshmi, which runs Mangalore-Suratkal on Route 15, was parked at the same spot after the recent lockdown was announced. There were also four other buses belonging to Rajalakshmi Company […]

Petrol pumps to remain closed on October 13

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
petrol pump

Mangaluru: Dakshina Kannada and Udupi district Petroleum Dealers Association (DKUPDA) has extended their support to the nationwide strike of dealers on October 13 to press for various demands including better margins and inclusion of petroleum products in the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Briefing media persons here on Tuesday, DKUPDA President Sathish N Kamath said […]

Petrol pumps to not accept card payments from Monday

Monday, January 9th, 2017
Petrol pump

New Delhi: Petrol pumps across the country will not accept credit and debit card payments for fuel sales from tomorrow after banks decided to put transaction (MDR) charge on them instead of consumers. To promote cash-less transactions, the government had waived the Merchant Discount Rate (MDR) on fuel purchase post demonetisation for consumers. But after […]

BJP worker hacked to death as political violence continues in Kerala

Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Kannur (Kerala): A 25-year-old BJP worker was hacked to death at Pinarayi here today, an incident which comes two days after the murder of CPI-M activist in the district. The deceased has been identified as Prenith, police said, adding, the incident occurred at around 10.30 AM near a petrol pump at Pinarayi. Pinarayi is the […]

4 accused in Kudlu Bank robbery held

Sunday, September 13th, 2015
Kudlu Bank robbery

Kasaragod: Kerala Police have arrested four of the five culprits behind the Kudlu Cooperative Bank robbery in Kasaragod district, sources said on Saturday. Police are probing the culprits’ links with higher-ups even as reports suggested that one of the accused is a local leader of a prominent political party. It was also said that the […]

A group attacked two persons in mosque for assault revenge

Saturday, July 18th, 2015

Uppinangady: A group of over 20 persons allegedly assaulted the petrol pump staff and looted Rs 69,600 here on July 17. The Petrol pump staff Lokesh and Nityananda was seriously injured in the attack. The attackers also threatened to set fire to them and the petrol pump if they informed about their activities to anyone. […]

Petrol price cut by Rs 2.41 per litre, diesel by Rs 2.25

Saturday, November 1st, 2014
petrol price

New Delhi : Petrol price was today cut by Rs 2.41 a litre, the sixth reduction since August, and diesel by Rs 2.25 per litre on back of falling international oil rates. The reduction in rates of petrol and diesel, which was deregulated for the first time in more than a decade, will be effective […]

Petrol prices to be up by Rs 3.14 by midnight

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

New Delhi: Petrol prices were hiked for the 10th time since June 2010, by a little over Rs.3 a litre from Friday, as India’s oil retailers sought to pass most of the burden of the falling value of the rupee and high crude prices on to consumers. Petrol will now cost Rs.66.84 in the national […]

Another Hike in Petroleum Products of Rs. 3.22 per litre

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

BANGALORE: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) on Tuesday effected a hike in prices of petrol by Rs 3.22 in the city. Other state-owned oil companies such as the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) deferred announcing the hike Today. Confusion prevailed in fuel dispensing bunks in the city as reports of […]