CHENNAI: Petrol and diesel conforming to Euro IV standards will be introduced in Chennai from April 1, according to D.S.L. Prasad, Executive Director, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).

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NEW DELHI: The government on Tuesday announced that the state-run oil firms will start supplying Euro-IV grade petrol and diesel in 13 big cities and Euro-III compliant petrol in rest of the country from April 1. However, supply of the cleaner diesel to rest of the country may be delayed by three to six months.

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