Fuel price touches new record levels in nine days

Fuel price touches new record levels in nine days

New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices on Tuesday touched a record high of Rs 76.87 per litre and diesel reached to its highest ever level of Rs 68.08, following a rapid rise in the international oil price. On Tuesday, petrol prices were hiked in the range of 29-32 paise per litre across Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, while diesel prices were lifted by 26-28 paise per litre, compared to the previous day. The hike in…

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Pak yet again violates ceasefire along LoC

Pak yet again violates ceasefire along LoC

Jammu: The Pakistan Army on Tuesday has once again opened fire and unprovoked mortar shelling along the International Border. A 70-year-old woman suffered injuries in the firing. The ceasefire violation in Jammu and Samba district has affected at least 30 BSF outposts and two dozen villages, the police said adding that the Indian Army retaliated strongly and effectively. The closure of educational institutions in the border areas have been asked by the administration as a…

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Major reshuffle of 25 IAS officers in Madhya Pradesh 

Major reshuffle of 25 IAS officers in Madhya Pradesh 

As many as 25 officers have been transferred in Madhya Pradesh. The officers are: Anirudh Mukherjee appointed Principal Secretary, Planning, Economic Statistics and OSD cum Member Secretary in State Planning Commission; M K Agarwal posted as Commissioner, Chambal Division in Morena; Deepak Khandekar appointed as Chairman 0f Professional Examination Board(Vyapam); Naresh Pal Kumar appointed as Secretary, Home; Ravindra Kumar Mishra appointed as Member, Revenue Board in Gwalior; Shekhar Verma appointed as Director, Bhopal Gas Tragedy…

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J&K: Security forces adopt new strategy to manage Kashmir unrest

J&K: Security forces adopt new strategy to manage Kashmir unrest

Srinagar: Security forces have adopted new tactics to eliminate the masterminds behind the sudden increase in terror and violence in Jammu and Kashmir. The strategy of the security forces is to reach the root cause and to the cut the “umbilical cord” which is instrumental in radicalising youth and pushing them to jihad, officials said. Security forces have killed over 70 terrorists in past seven months in Kashmir. Now, it has become difficult for the…

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PM Modi arrives in Russia for informal summit with President Vladimir Putin

PM Modi arrives in Russia for informal summit with President Vladimir Putin

Sochi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived at Russia’s Sochi for his two-day summit with President Vladimir Putin. The Prime Minister tweeted, “Am confident the talks with President Putin will further strengthen the Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership between India and Russia.” The meet between the two leaders is entirely informal with no fixed agenda. The discussions will be based on global as well as regional issues and the meeting is expected to last…

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Petrol and diesel prices hiked for the eight consecutive day on Monday

Petrol and diesel prices hiked for the eight consecutive day on Monday

New Delhi: Prices of petrol and diesel again increased on Monday in the range of 33-34 paise per litre and 25-27 paise per litre respectively across Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai. On Monday, petrol was retailed at Rs 76.57 per litre in Delhi while diesel retailed at Rs 67.82 per litre, according to Indian Oil Corporation. Both petrol and diesel retailed at over 5-year high level prices. In view of the situation, Oil Minister Dharmendra…

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Cong MLA in K’taka nails party’s lie, terms audio clip on BJP’s offer of money, ministerial berth fake

Cong MLA in K’taka nails party’s lie, terms audio clip on BJP’s offer of money, ministerial berth fake

Bengaluru : In a major embarrassment to the Congress at a time when the party together with the JD(S) is going to form a government in Karnataka, Congress MLA Shivaram Hebber on Monday termed an audio clip released by the party to allege that the BJP offered money and a ministerial berth to him for cross-voting during the trust motion in the assembly as “fake.”  Three audio tapes were released by the Congress in the…

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Unholy alliance of JD(S)-Congress will not last long in Karnataka: Amit Shah

Unholy alliance of JD(S)-Congress will not last long in Karnataka: Amit Shah

New Delhi: BJP chief Amit Shah once again reiterated on Monday that his party emerged as the single largest party with 104 seats in the Karnataka assembly, but the JD(S)-Congress formed an “unholy alliance” to subvert the people’s mandate. “The Congress crossed all limits in Karnataka elections. The JD(S) formed an alliance with the Congress against the people’s mandate. This is an unholy alliance,” the BJP president said at a press conference. He said the…

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