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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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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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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Six jawans killed in Naxal attack in Chhatisgarh

Six jawans killed in Naxal attack in Chhatisgarh

Dantewada: At least six jawans were killed and one injured on Sunday in an Improvised Explosive Device attack by the Maoists in Dantewada. As per the reports, three personnel belonging to the CAF and two of the District Force were killed in the IED blast while two others sustained injuries. The Maoists have also snatched five automatic rifles including two AK-47s and two INSAS rifles, the police said. The incident took place when the Jeep…

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No end to common man’s pain as petrol, diesel prices jump all time high

No end to common man’s pain as petrol, diesel prices jump all time high

New Delhi: Petrol price touched all time high of Rs 76.24 per litre and diesel price climbed to its highest level of Rs 67.57 per litre on Sunday, thereby giving no relief to common people who are facing the brunt of relentless rise in oil prices for the past several weeks. As per notification issued by state owned oil firms, petrol price increased by 33 paisa in the national capital and diesel by 26 paisa….

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Varanasi flyover collapse: 18 killed; death toll may go up to over 50

Varanasi flyover collapse: 18 killed; death toll may go up to over 50

Varanasi: At least 18 people were killed and several others injured when a portion of an under-construction flyover on Tuesday collapsed near a railway station in Varanasi. According to Varanasi District Magistrate Yogeshwar Ram Mishra, five NDRF teams have been rushed to the spot for the rescue operation. Police and NDRF sources say the death toll may go up to 50 or more as several vehicles, including a mini bus packed with passengers are trapped…

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CBI files chargesheet against Nirav Modi and others in PNB scam

CBI files chargesheet against Nirav Modi and others in PNB scam

Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) on Monday filed its first chargesheet against fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi and others in the case related to the Punjab National Bank scam. The chargesheet has detailed the alleged involvement of former PNB chief  Usha Ananthasubramanian, who is now Allahabad Bank CEO and MD. The government has also asked the Allahabad Bank board to take away all the powers of its CEO and MD in connection with the scam. In…

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Maharashtra unrest: Section 144 imposed after clashes between two groups

Maharashtra unrest: Section 144 imposed after clashes between two groups

Aurangabad: At least 40 shops were set on fire, while several properties and vehicles were vandalized on Saturday morning following clashes between two groups. At least one person was killed and 40 others were injured in clashes between the groups in Gandhinagar area on Friday night. The clash had broken out over a minor argument between the two groups. At least 10 policemen were injured, including three junior officers, media reports said. The tense situation…

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