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Adulterated Fuel
Bhubaneswar: Filling Station Dispensing ‘Adulterated Fuel’ Sealed By Police

Bhubaneswar: Following a widespread resentment over allegations of adulteration of fuel in a petrol pump near Baramunda in the smart city, the Khandagiri Police on Thursday sealed the pump with immediate effect. As per reports, the filling station named ‘Highway Service Centre’ located at Baramunda was operating with a license from Hindustan Petroleum (HP). Following […]

Loot Bid
Odisha: Petrol Pump Staff Injured As Miscreants Fire To Loot Cash

Jajpur: Two employees of a petrol pump near Chhatia under Bairi police limits were injured after three bike-borne miscreants opened fire at them on Monday in a bid to loot money. As per reports, the shootout happened when two employees of the said petrol pump went out to deposit cash in the nearby bank. The […]

Major Tragedy Averted After Fire Breaks Out Near Petrol Pump In Cuttack

Cuttack: A major fire broke out in a farmhouse near a petrol pump under the Sadar police limits in Cuttack district on Thursday morning triggering panic and fear among locals and commuters on a busy road in the vicinity. As per reports, the fire broke out at Bamphakuda farmhouse which borders a densely populated locality […]

Petrol pumps bonanza: Dealers to move court

Mumbai: Barely 72 hours after the Centre announced a pre-election bonanza of distributing a staggering 55,649 new petrol pumps in the country, the apex body of their dealers plan to challenge the move in court, a top office-bearer said here on Wednesday. The All India Petrol Dealers Association (AIPDA) President Ajay Bansal said that the […]

2 buses gutted in fire mishap near Khandagiri, no casualty

Bhubaneswar: Panic gripped employees of a filling station in Khandagiri area after two stationary buses caught fire on Saturday. Both the buses were off-road and parked near the petrol pump for the past seven to eight years. Though the exact reason as to how the buses caught fire is still uncertain, it is suspected that […]

Locals ransack petrol pump alleging fuel theft; lathicharged

Puri: Tension sparked off in Puri town on Friday evening after police lathicharged locals who allegedly ransacked a filling station near Medical Chhak accusing it of stealing fuel. According to reports, a customer asked one of the petrol pump staff for a litre petrol in a jar. However, the petrol measured only 650 ml following […]

More petrol pumps shut shops in Berhampur

Berhampur: Protesting closure of two petrol pumps by the Ganjam  district administration for not obeying the “No helmet, No petrol” rule, more petrol pump owners closed their outlets today. Yesterday, a police team headed by Sub-Collector Siddharth Shankar Swain had conducted raids at various petrol pumps and ordered shutting down of two outlets over violation […]

Fuel Theft: Petrol bunks in Sambalpur raided

Sambalpur: A joint team of Civil Supplies and Weights & Measures departments and police today raided two petrol pumps in Sambalpur over alleged fuel theft by using electronic chips. Following complaints of fuel pilferage, the team inspected the fuel dispensing machines at Mudipada and Kulukhakani in the town, said Mihir Panda, Sambalpur SDPO. Besides, the […]

Rs 5L looted from petrol pump in Bolangir

Bolangir: Unidentified miscreants looted Rs 5 lakh from a petrol pump located behind Bolangir bus stand late last night. Surprisingly, the loot happened just 50 metre away from the town police station. As per sources, the miscreants looted the money from the office Bhajanlal petrol pump last night when all staff had left after closing […]

Public fumes after fuel station dispenses water!

Bhubaneswar: Tension sparked off at a petrol pump near Secretariat here on Saturday after some customers alleged that the pump dispensed water instead of petrol. Some customers said after filling up at the pump their vehicles developed technical snag when they showed it at nearby garages it was water they found oozing from inside the fuel tank […]

UP petrol
6,600 UP petrol pumps to be monitored daily

Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has told officials to daily monitor some 6,600 petrol pumps following allegations that they were selling less fuel at a higher price, an official said on Thursday. Chief Secretary Rahul Bhatnagar has directed all District Magistrates to update him about the checks. District officials have also been told to conduct […]

CMC managed petrol pump in city has no card swipe machine!

By Rashmi Ranjan Mohanty Cuttack: Even after nearly one and half months since the announcement of demonetisation of high currency notes by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an effort to promote cashless transaction, leave alone rural areas, cashless transaction is yet to pick up in urban areas in Odisha. One of the glaring instances is […]

Rs 11 lakh stolen from petrol pump in Cuttack

Cuttack: In a daring robbery, some unidentified miscreants allegedly stolen Rs 11 lakh cash from Khannagar petrol pump here late on Sunday night. According to sources, a complaint in this regard has been registered with Badambadi police station. Being informed about the incident, police rushed to spot and started investigation into the matter. Also read: […]

Non-PDS kerosene to be sold at all filling stations

Taking note of the difficulties faced by the people in purchasing kerosene from the open market, the Odisha government has decided to make the domestic use fuel available to non-PDS beneficiaries at all filling stations in the state at the prevailing market price