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Mar 25, 2008

Kerosene and diesel prices rise to record level

The new Prime Minister may have pledged to bring down the cost of fuel but, as many politicians have learned the hard way, talk is cheaper than petroleum. Saying that government is absorbing half the latest increase in acquisition costs, a press office release has announced that effective Sunday premium gasoline rose to nine ninety-five a gallon while regular is not far behind at nine seventy. The biggest jumps, however, are in Kerosene, whish rises a whopping dollar eighteen to a record eight eighty-seven per gallon and diesel, the lifeblood of the economy, which goes up by eighty-one cents to a new high of eight ninety-one.

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