The price of a cooking gas cylinder has been hiked by fifty rupees. This marks the second such price hike in just a matter of a few days. A non-subsidised gas cylinder would now cost Rs 999.5. This gas price hike comes amid rising costs of petrol and diesel. The rise in gas and fuel prices is being chalked up to the Ukraine-Russia conflict.
In Jharkhand's Pakur district, 16 people died and several others got injured due to a collision between a bus and a truck. Reportedly, the bus was on its way to Dumka and the truck was coming from Barharwa, transporting LPG cylinders. The injured ones have been admitted to a community health centre. Meanwhile, the district administration announced an ex-gratia of Rs 1 lakh for the family of the diseased.
Courtesy: United News of India
Amid the financial crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the state-run oil companies has hiked the prices for the commercial Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) by Rs 43.50 in the country on October 1. Following the price hike, a 19-kg commercial LPG cylinder costs Rs 1,736.50 in Delhi. However, the domestic LPG cylinders will remain constant at Rs 884.50 per cylinder in Delhi.
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Indian Oil has increased the prices for a commercial LPG cylinder in India by Rs 73.5 on August 1. Following the hike, one has to pay Rs 1,623 for a cylinder in the national capital, Rs 1,579.5 in Mumbai, and 1,629 in Kolkata, whereas the highest price has to be paid Rs 1,761 in Chennai. Notably, the prices for the domestic cylinder remain unchanged to Rs 834.5 in Delhi.
Courtesy: Hindustan Times