Prices of petrol and diesel will increase from midnight (2nd) according to the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation. A liter of 90 Octane Petrol will be increased by Rs.10 while a liter of Auto Diesel will be increased by Rs.3, a CPC official said.
The price of a litre of Kerosene will be increased by Rs. 10. The new price of 90 Octane Petrol is Rs. 125, Rs. 76 for Auto Diesel and Kerosene Rs. 61.
A global price hike was expected with the raising unrest in the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa) in the first few months of this year. (Daily Mirror online)
Comments - 27
Afker Saturday, 02 April 2011 12:41 AM
Dont worry prices will come down when there is an Election soon..Bring on the elections again
Nishantha Rajapakse Saturday, 02 April 2011 12:50 AM
Proudly bought to you by Noda-King
Darwin Saturday, 02 April 2011 01:28 PM
A typical pin head. There are many such "so called patriots" in Australia.
citizen1 Saturday, 02 April 2011 03:47 PM
decades....going by their past record.
Maxximus Saturday, 02 April 2011 02:27 AM
tarinda Saturday, 02 April 2011 02:50 AM
this shows govt think we cant win today. if they thought otherwise they would have plan to increase these today.
BoB maRleY Saturday, 02 April 2011 04:30 AM
Cricket pennala apiwa rawattanawa
TY Saturday, 02 April 2011 04:37 AM
Good for the politicians, now we need a Libyan style demonstration to shke the unwanted out. The cabinet is double jumbo size
Nihal Saturday, 02 April 2011 04:52 AM
Where is the Minister. He assured several time fuel prices would not be increased many time in the media
Arsh Saturday, 02 April 2011 04:59 AM
Before the freaking election the prices were going down and then again it has come back to it's normal routine, (RISING!!!).
It's really disappoining and disgusting.
Hash Friday, 01 April 2011 05:00 PM
But wait we still didnt win the world cup
Chamath Friday, 01 April 2011 05:03 PM
wounderfull 6 by Maharajano
rosh Friday, 01 April 2011 05:05 PM
Need not to be suprised as the elections are over. Once the next set of elections comes, the price will be reduced again
Shan Friday, 01 April 2011 04:55 PM
This is the biggest insult one can do to our cricket team.
Chandasa Friday, 01 April 2011 05:08 PM
Here come the Election Results
mahe Friday, 01 April 2011 05:06 PM
Gift for World cup.
MTM Saturday, 02 April 2011 05:28 AM
may be it was decided before election
Sixer Friday, 01 April 2011 04:57 PM
Another SIX :P
robinson Saturday, 02 April 2011 05:33 AM
Where is the person who said, if we are increasing prices accoriding to the world price, why we should have a government. These are the jokers who are holding key positions in the government.
robinson Saturday, 02 April 2011 05:34 AM
Yes, poor people they should enjoy, but they don' t have money. So lets pay them. hahaha
Mala Sirimanna Saturday, 02 April 2011 06:07 AM
Barrel of oil today costs US$108. In Australia we pay AUD$1.50 a leter! This has nothing to do with the Cricket idoits....!!!!
kaputakukula Saturday, 02 April 2011 06:09 AM
... and we (the people) will play pandu that is 'cricket' I mean.
kaputakukula Saturday, 02 April 2011 06:11 AM
Sorry folks! the minister is gone on an important state visit to represent SL in the world cup.
Mafaz Saturday, 02 April 2011 06:47 AM
Great timing...How long are the people going to be played fools...!
J.D Friday, 01 April 2011 06:23 PM
The way to cover up ........ holiday tours..... Jayawewa...!!!!!!
cricketTrip increase Friday, 01 April 2011 06:48 PM
Cricket trip expenses are waived by fuel. Next increase will be what ? Paang geddieyata da natam polos geddieyata da? suba chintanayak....dukpat janatawagy badata dineng dineng gahanawa.
Aussi Saturday, 02 April 2011 08:06 AM
Yes in Aussi you are paid about 300,000 Sk Ruppes per month where as in Sri Lanka they are paid about Rs 15,000 - 20,000 per month.
Donot compare like you fool Mala. Give weight and then compare..
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