Petrol and diesel prices increased again by 10-15 paise on Friday. The retail price of petrol in Delhi was Rs 71.29 per litre, diesel cost Rs 66.48a litre. Retail petrol price in Mumbai was Rs 76.93, while diesel cost Rs 69.63.
Diesel prices again witnessed a marginal increase od Rs 0.10 on Sunday. However, petrol continued to remain steady.
After a marginal dip in fuel prices on Saturday, rates were slashed by as much as Ra 0.49 on Sunday in Delhi. Petrol was retailing at Rs 70.07 per litre and diesel at Rs 64.01 per litre, respectively in the national capital.
In yet another good news for consumers, fuel prices continued to be slashed for the 11th consecutive day.
Indian railways Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) train successfully underwent its first trial run. The train will be hauled by a diesel locomotive, though both the Eastern and Western DFCs are expected to be fully electrified.
In the wake of severe delays in train operations, Indian Railways has decided to play video messages on platform information screens explaining why trains are running late, sources in the railways said.
Scientists are developing a new way of extracting uranium from seawater, an advance that may help countries that lack resources to harness nuclear power from the oceans.
Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu unveiled the first phase of the Station Redevelopment Programme on Wednesday. Further, tenders are being floated for 23 out of a total of 400 stations set to get a facelift under this programme.