Threat of drones: Govt tells Parliament why it increased jurisdiction of BSF

Jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) was increased due to the emerging threat of drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) among other reasons, the Union home ministry informed Parliament on Tuesday. In a written reply, Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai said this in response to a…

‘Increased China Activity, Have Enhanced LAC Surveillance’: Top Commander

Rupa:  Eastern Army Commander Lieutenant General Manoj Pande on Tuesday said the Chinese Army’s activities have increased marginally in-depth areas across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) which is under tight surveillance of the Indian Army. “The annual training exercise that the People’s…

Petrol, diesel prices hit all-time high after fresh hike. Check latest rates

State-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) have again increased domestic fuel prices on Friday as international crude oil prices remain high. This is the second straight hike this week, following a pause on Tuesday. Petrol and diesel prices have been hiked by 25 paise and 30 paise, respectively. Fuel prices climbed to a…

Petrol, diesel prices hiked as global crude oil rates surge. Check details

Fuel prices were hiked sharply on Tuesday as global crude oil prices continue to surge. Petrol price has been increased by 19-25 paise, while diesel rates have gone up by 24-27 paise. Petrol price has gone up by 20 paise in Delhi to Rs 101.39 per litre and by 21 paise in Mumbai to Rs 107.47 per litre. In Kolkata,…

Domestic LPG cylinder rates hiked by Rs 25 for 3rd straight month

The price of domestic liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders has been hiked by Rs 25. After the hike, a 14.2-kilogram cooking gas cylinder will cost Rs 884.50 in Delhi. LPG cylinder rates have increased by an equal amount in other parts of the country. State-run oil companies have increased cooking cylinder prices by…