extended the country’s subsidies for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) and kerosene to 2010.Despite rising oil prices on the world markets, the government has set the subsidy at Rs22.80 per LPG cylinder and Rs0.83/litre of kerosene through to March 2010. (US$1=Rs39).The country’s state oil companies will be told to bear part of the subsidy burden while…

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