Monday, January 17, 2022


New Delhi: Petrol, diesel prices hiked as crude nears $80/barrel

New Delhi: Petrol price on Tuesday was hiked by 20 paise per litre and diesel by 25 paise as international oil prices neared $80...

Brisbane picked to host 2032 Olympics without a rival bid

The Games will go back to Australia 32 years after the popular 2000 Sydney Olympics. Melbourne hosted in 1956.

IOC chief urges athletes to sign Olympic Truce Mural

The Mural was inaugurated at the Olympic Village Plaza on Monday by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo Olympics organising committee

Olympic spirit amid pandemic shadow

The Olympics beginning in Tokyo from July 23 will see many firsts -- deferred by a year, no crowds, athletes in a bio-bubble and stringent protocols 

Tokyo Olympics: IOC looking at redistributing slots held for North Korea

An IOC official speaking at a press conference explained the need to finalize the allocation of slots to ensure fairness as there are athletes waiting for information about participating in the games, reported Kyodo News.

IOC to invest Rs 24,000 cr in refinery expansion, petchem project

The inclusion of the petrochemical-lube integration component comes as part of IOC's strategy to create a building block for future production of niche chemicals.

Paris 2024 ready to take centre stage as Tokyo 2020 handover approaches

As the Tokyo 2020 Games approach, it's clear Paris 2024 is ready and excited to take on the great responsibility of receiving the Olympic flag from Tokyo 2020.

Local fans also to be banned for Tokyo Olympics

"We would like to make a decision as soon as possible (on fans), but after the state of emergency is lifted we will assess," organising committee president Seiko Hashimoto said

Tokyo organisers say Olympics are safe

Tokyo, Osaka and many other prefectures are under a state of emergency and health-care systems are being stretched.

IOC reports net profit of Rs 8,781 cr in Q4

Revenue from operation jumped to Rs 1.63 lakh crore from Rs 1.39 lakh crore last year.

India to buy one-third less oil from Saudi

IOC and three other refiners have sought just 65 per cent of the monthly average of about 15 million barrels from Saudi Arabia in May, three sources with knowledge of the matter said

Review oil import contracts with Saudi: India tells refiners

Govt has told IOC, BPCL and HPCL to look for oil supplies from outside the Middle East region and use collective bargaining power to get favourable terms

Athens to host 138th International Olympic Committee Session in 2025

The IOC Session unanimously approved the proposal at its virtual meeting on Thursday, said a statement.

IOC confirms Brisbane as preferred host for 2032 Olympics

India was among the many countries that expressed interest in hosting the Olympics with Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju saying earlier this week that a green signal from the Centre is yet to be given on the matter.

State-owned Indian Oil Corporation to monetise pipeline assets

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her Budget for fiscal year beginning April 1, announced monetisation of oil and gas pipeline assets of IOC, gas utility GAIL (India) Ltd and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL).

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