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Synonyms for kerosene

a flammable hydrocarbon oil used as fuel in lamps and heaters

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The prices of kerosene and light diesel oil (LDO) were jacked up by Rs6.
From 15:00 on February 21, 2018, the Ministry of Industry and Trade jointly decided to combine the reduction of spending on the Petrol Price Stabilization Fund and reduce the selling prices of petroleum products (except for kerosene.
97 for super petrol, diesel and kerosene respectively.
Meanwhile, the NBS also stated, in its National Household Kerosene Price Watch for January 2018, that average price per litre paid by consumers for Kerosene increased by 1.
Oil firms will raise pump prices for diesel and kerosene on Tuesday for the eight straight weeks as global supply tightened and as crude exporters expressed intent to prolong beyond 2018 an agreement to reduce output.
8 per cent in the price of Superior Kerosene Oil and Rs.
The current prices of different petroleum products like Motor Spirit (MS) oil, Kerosene oil, High Speed Diesel (HSD) and Light Diesel Oil (LDO) are low as compared to the year 2013,' official sources told reporter.
Oil companies raised diesel and kerosene prices today after global prices surged at the start of 2018.
Therefore, Russian refineries started to refuse selling aviation kerosene, and the head of Air Astana, Peter Foster, asked the government of Kazakhstan to intervene," he noted.
However, the price of light diesel is expected to increase by Rs10 per litre and kerosene by Rs15 per litre.
Announcing the prices of petroleum products for the period starting from May 1, 2017 until midnight on May 31, 2017, the Finance Minister said that, 'Petrol would be sold for Rs 74 per liter, Diesel for Rs 83 per liter whereas Kerosene and Light Diesel Oil (LDO) will be sold for Rs 44 per liter.
The Karnataka government is providing cylinders of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to below poverty line (BPL) households, which use kerosene oil owing to insufficient LPG supply.
In other petroleum products - motor gasoline, high speed diesel (HSD), kerosene and furnace oil (FO), Punjab's share is 50-70pc of market share in consumption against provinces.
Summary: Sachin Bonde links the importance of kerosene in rural India and the crime associated with its supply to the significance of fossil fuels in the global economy
However, he did announce that new prices for kerosene and diesel will come into effect starting Friday - and gradually increase over the next four years.