Petrol and diesel prices rose sharply by 25 paise per liter Wednesday after oil marketing companies decided to break the momentary pause in the wake of a sudden spike in global oil prices. Accordingly in the national capital,
petrol was sold at the new record high level of 284.45 from the previous days of? 84.20 a liter while diesel price increased to 274.63 per liter as against! 74.38 a liter earlier. Across the country, the pump prices of petrol and diesel increased Wednesday but the quantum varied depending on the prevailing tax structure in each state.