Latest News: Rajasthan Reduces 4% VAT on Petrol and Diesel
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Petrol at Rs 80.50 in Delhi, Diesel at Rs 72.61
The fuel rates continue to rise, with the price of petrol rising to Rs 80.50 per litre in Delhi on Sunday, 9 September, an increase of 12 paise. Meanwhile, diesel price has increased by 10 paise to reach Rs 72.61 per litre in the national capital. In Mumbai too, the petrol price rose by 12 paise to reach Rs 87.89 per litre, while the diesel price was at Rs 77.09 per litre on Sunday.
BSF Hands over Pak Intruder Who Crossed over Inadvertently: Officials
The BSF Sunday, 10 September, handed over a Pakistani intruder, who had inadvertently crossed over to the Indian territory, back to the Pakistani Rangers, officials said.
The BSF had apprehended Hanif, son of Allahadin, a resident of Village Rattanwala in Kasur district on Saturday. BSF officials said Hanif was found roaming near the border out post (BOP), Maboke, around 5 pm.
Need to Preserve True Values of Hinduism to Alter 'Ill-Informed' Opinions: Naidu
Some people are trying to make the word Hindu "untouchable" and "intolerable", Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said Sunday, 9 September, as he stressed on the need of preserving the true values of Hinduism to alter "ill-informed" opinions and attitudes.
In his keynote address to the concluding session of the second World Hindu Congress here, Naidu said India believed in universal tolerance and accepted all religions as true.
Share and care is the core of the Hindu philosophy, he said, outlining the important aspects of Hinduism.
Naidu rued that a lot of disinformation (about Hinduism) is going around.
Security Forces Arrest Terrorist in Manipur
Security forces arrested a terrorist and a recruiter of a militant organisation in two separate operations in Manipur, an Assam Rifles statement said Sunday.
A team of Assam Rifles and state police commandos on Saturday arrested an active cadre of proscribed outfit PREPAK, from Palace Compound in Imphal East district, said the statement, it said.
The recruiter belonging to the proscribed Kanglei Yawol Kanba Lup (KYKL) was apprehended from Tentha Khunau on Friday by a joint team of Assam Rifles personnel and state police commandos.
Both the arrested persons have been handed over to the police to initiate legal actions, it added.
Rajasthan CM Announces a 4% Reduction in VAT on Petrol and Diesel
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje announced a four-per cent reduction in value-added tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel on Sunday, which will reduce their prices by Rs 2.5 per litre in the state.
VAT on petrol will be reduced from 30 to 26 per cent and on diesel from 22 to 18 per cent, Raje announced at a public meeting organised in Rawatsar in Hanumangarh district as part of her 'Rajasthan Gaurav Yatra'.
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