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Alka Mittal Becomes First Woman To Head ONGC

Jan 04, 2022 Press Trust of India

Mittal replaces Subhash Kumar, another interim head who retired after reaching superannuation age on December 31.

Reliance Industries Ltd To Restructure, Repurpose Gasification Assets

Nov 25, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

"The Board has accordingly approved a Scheme to transfer the 'Gasification Undertaking' as a going concern on slump sale basis for a lump sum consideration equal to the carrying value as on the 'Appointed Date'."

No Change In Fuel Prices On Tuesday

Across the country as well, the prices largely remained unchanged on Tuesday but the retail rates varied depending on the level of local taxes.

Fuel Prices Static As Oil Companies Keep Petrol Prices Unchanged

Nov 19, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The pump price of petrol in Delhi, which fell to Rs 103.97 a litre at 6 a. m. on November 4 from previous day's Rs 110.04 a litre, remains at the same level. The diesel prices also remained unchanged in the capital at Rs 86.67 a litre.

Petrol And Diesel Prices Remain Unchanged For Fortnight

Across the country as well, the price of the fuel largely remained unchanged on Thursday but the retail rates varied depending on the level of local taxes.

21 August, 2021

Auto LPG Still Finding Favour In India, Why Govt Not Helping To Boost It?

Lola Nayar

The auto LPG is the most low-hanging fruit to address vehicular pollution in cities like Delhi as its CO emission levels are less than petrol by around 20 percent.

27 July, 2021

Iraq Invasion: UN pays USD 600 Million To Kuwait Oil Firm As Compensation

Associated Press (AP)

The Kuwait Petroleum Corporation successfully claimed USD 14.7 billion for oil production and sales losses resulting from damage to the country's oil fields during the 1990-91 Iraqi invasion and occupation that resulted in the US-led Gulf War.

29 May, 2021

Petrol Price Crosses Rs 100 A Litre In Mumbai, Diesel Sells At Rs 92.17 Per Litre

Outlook Web Bureau

The price of petrol, which had already crossed the Rs 100-mark in several cities in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, breached the psychological barrier in Mumbai on Saturday.

18 February, 2021

After Rajasthan, Petrol Prices Cross Rs 100-Mark In Madhya Pradesh

Outlook Web Bureau

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan had on Wednesday blamed output cut by oil-producing nations for the rally in international oil prices that have translated into higher retail rates in India.

18 February, 2021

Govt Committed To Bring Natural Gas Under GST Regime: PM Modi

Outlook Web Bureau

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the government is set to spend over Rs 7.5 lakh crore in the country’s oil and gas infrastructure in the next five years.

26 January, 2021

Petrol Crosses Rs 86 Mark In Delhi, Diesel Above Rs 83 In Mumbai


Petrol and diesel prices were hiked by 35 paise per litre each on Tuesday


10 January, 2021

Bring Natural Gas Under GST Regime For Environment-Friendly Economy: Industry Body

Outlook Web Bureau

Natural gas is a much cleaner source of energy than other alternatives available and is primarily used in priority sectors like power, CNG and fertilizer.

21 November, 2020

India Committed To Reducing Carbon Footprint By 30-35 Percent: PM Modi


‘The government is making efforts to double the country’s oil refining capacity within the next five years,’ Modi said.

15 November, 2020

Assam: Baghjan Oil Fire Doused After 158 Days

Abdul Gani

The oil well had first reported a leakage on May 27, soon after which it caught fire.

13 October, 2020

The Curious Case Of Crude Oil Supply: Will It Ease Further In January?

Shreerupa Mitra

There is a mismatch between international demand and supply due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and other factors. However, supply cuts and global inventories will decide future prices.

21 August, 2020

Turkey Discovers Large Natural Gas Reserve Off Black Sea

Associated Press (AP)

The news was broadcast with some fanfare in Turkey and people greeted it with some hope for the economy.

09 August, 2020

The Uncertainty Over Swinging Global Crude Prices

Lola Nayar

In India’s case, benign crude prices are not expected to help much, as the benefits are neither being passed on to retail consumers nor to industry.


16 June, 2020

'Govt Profiteering Off People': Sonia Gandhi Asks PM Modi To Roll Back Fuel Price Hike


She accused the government of earning an additional revenue of nearly Rs 2.6 lakh crore through these 'ill-advised' hikes in excise duty and increase in prices of petrol and diesel.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

PTI Photo

Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz