Assam and other Northeastern states may face fuel supply issues if the agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act continues for another week, as it has already led to the shutdown of refineries, petrochemical plants and oil-producing facilities in the region.
Non-subsidised LPG or cooking gas prices were increased with effect from December 1, 2019. That marked a fourth straight monthly hike in the prices. In Delhi and Mumbai, the hike was to the tune of Rs 13.5 and Rs 14 per cylinder respectively, according to Indian Oil Corporation
The air quality of the national capital remained very poor for the third consecutive day on Saturday. According to SAFAR, the rise in air pollution is because of the prevalence of calm surface winds and a decrease in ventilation coefficient which creates a conducive environment for pollutant accumulation.
Egypt is looking to expend electricity production after acute shortages in the years immediately following its 2011 uprising led to frequent summer blackouts and cuts to industrial production.
The government has extended FASTag deadline for mandatory implementation of use of radio frequency identification (RFID) based FASTags for vehicles plying on National Highways.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday launched 27 industrial projects, involving a total investment of around Rs 8,939 crore. The projects are expected to create employment opportunities for about 12,142 people.
FASTag, the system based on radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, is set to become mandatory in India from tomorrow. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways brought FASTag as a pilot project back in 2014.
Price of petrol was raised by 5 paise in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata while in Chennai the price of of petrol was increased by 6 paise by the state-run oil refiner Indian Oil on Saturday. At the same time, diesel prices were kept unchanged across the four metro cities.
Domestic fuel prices were kept unchanged at existing levels on Wednesday. While the diesel price was left unchanged for a third straight day, the status quo on petrol rates followed five consecutive hikes.
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) which is the only authorised entity to sell tickets of Indian Railways online via its portal irctc.co.in and web application IRCTC application also allows users to book Tatkal tickets from its website and applications.