Vehicles which do not possess Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificates will not be provided diesel and petrol in the national capital from October 1.

Forest land measuring 1838.79 hectares (ha) has been diverted for 15 industrial projects in the state between 2004 and 2013.

PARADIP: IOCL has refuted the allegation of polluting water bodies near its refinery project that was levelled by local fishermen.

Javadekar said the government will find out whether pollution, specially through tar balls, was created by an ulterior design by countries which wanted to destroy tourism

Motorists in the Kathmandu valley are not only facing a petrol shortage for the second time in a month, but are also hit by adulterated petroleum products.

Taking serious cognizance of leakage from storage plants of Indian Oil and Bharat Petroliam at Akolner village, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered the Ahemadnagar district collector to f

Taking serious cognizance of leakage from storage plants of Indian Oil and Bharat Petroliam at Akolner village, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has ordered the Ahemadnagar district collector to f

The government plans to impose an additional 30% environment compensation charge on diesel vehicles and is considering tightening the emission norms by mandating fuels compliant with Euro-IV norms

India may upgrade nationwide fuel standards to eliminate cancer-causing particle emissions from vehicular exhaust by 2021, nine years behind other developing countries such as Turkey and Brazil.

At least two months are left before a new government takes charge, so there is time for two monthly price rises of 50 paise a litre each

The petroleum & natural gas ministry has decided to discontinue the practice of a monthly diesel price increase, indicating putting on hold its plan for a phased decontrol of the fuel’s price. But this has come at a time when the revenue loss on sale of every litre of diesel has shrunk to Rs 5.93 a litre, which could, perhaps, have given the government the best window to effect a complete decontrol.

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