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Petrol, diesel prices hiked for 3rd consecutive day

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New Delhi, November 22: State-run oil marketing companies on Sunday revised the fuel prices across the country for the third straight day.
Domestic petrol prices have been increased by 8 paise per litre whereas diesel rates have gone up by 19 paise per litre, as per the notification by the Indian Oil Corporation.
The revision in domestic fuel rates come after the firming international oil rates broke a nearly 2-month-long hiatus in a price revision.
In the National capital, the current price of petrol stands at Rs 81.46 per litre and diesel at Rs 71.07 per litre.
Petrol price in Dimapur is now Rs 84.28 per litre, up 6 paise from Saturday’s rate of Rs 84.22. In Kohima, petrol per litre on Saturday was Rs 85.06 but on Sunday it was Rs 85.12.
The price of diesel in Kohima on Sunday was Rs 75.39 per litre, an increase of 16 paise from Saturday’s price of Rs 75.23. In Dimapur, a litre of diesel on Saturday was Rs 74.47 but on Sunday it was Rs 74.66.
The OMCs started revising fuel prices from Friday and in just three days, petrol rate has gone up by 40 paise a litre while diesel rates saw a hike of 61 paise per litre. (Agencies)