Petrol and diesel prices continue to rise hitting fresh record high today. Petrol prices increased by Rs 0.31 per litre and touched Rs 79.15 per litre in Delhi. Diesel price has also gone up by Rs 0.39 per litre and touching Rs 71.15 per litre.
In order to clear the extra rush of passengers during the Durga Puja festival, Diwali and winter season, the Indian Railways will run 48 weekly special trains between Panvel and Hazur Sahib Nanded, informed a railway official.
The government has imposed restriction on import of bio-fuels including ethyl alcohol and other denatured spirits, bio-diesel, petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminous minerals other than crude, through an amendment in import policy.
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) is taking all the necessary steps round-the-clock to make petroleum fuels available without any interruption in the flood-hit Kerala, especially for the rescue and relief operations.