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Petrol and Diesel Prices Hit All-Time High

The petrol price increased by Rs 0.16/litre to Rs 86.72/litre in Mumbai, while the diesel price increased by Rs 0.2/litre to Rs 75.74/litre on Tuesday, 4 September.

In Delhi, the price of petrol stood at Rs 79.31/litre while that of diesel was Rs 71.34/litre.

(Source: ANI)

2:49 AM, 04 Sep

Artifacts Stolen from Nizam's Museum in Hyderabad

A gold tiffin box weighing two kilogram, a cup, saucer, and spoon studded with rubies, diamonds and emeralds were stolen from Nizam's Museum in Hyderabad, IANS reported.

Burglars allegedly broke into the museum located in Purani Haveli in the old city of Hyderabad late on 2 September. The museum authorities lodged a complaint with Mir Chowk police station after they found the valuables missing on 3 September.

An investigation is underway, IANS added.

3:06 AM, 04 Sep

5.5-Magnitude Earthquake Hits China's Xinjiang

An earthquake measuring 5.5-magnitude on the Richter scale hit China's Xinjiang on Tuesday, 4 September according to the China Earthquake Networks Centre (CENC).

According to CENC, the earthquake struck at 5.52 a.m. at a depth of 8km. No reports on damages or death have been reported.

More details awaited.

3:26 AM, 04 Sep

Taliban Announces Death of Haqqani Network Leader

Taliban spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid has announced death of Jalaluddin Haqqani, founder of Haqqani Network, member of Quetta Shura, AFP reported.

Haqqani was an instrumental figure in keeping Taliban together after death of Taliban leader Mullah Omar and military supremo Sirajuddin Haqqani.

3:50 AM, 04 Sep

NH-5 Near Himachal Pradesh District Blocked After Landslide

The National Highway 5 near Himachal Pradesh's Bhattakufer area was blocked after a landslide that occured in the early morning of 4 September, ANI reported.

Following the incident, vehicular traffic was diverted via Sanjauli and Lalkar bazaar route for a steady flow of traffic, the report added.