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Eid-ul-Fitr: Renewed warmth, harmony between India and Pakistan on LoC as old traditions revived

Eid-ul-Fitr: Renewed warmth, harmony between India and Pakistan on LoC as old traditions revived

State
Kashmir: On the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, the old tradition of exchanging sweets between India and Pakistan was revived. Meetings were held at the Tithwal crossing on Kishanganga River in Tangdhar, Kupwara and Kaman Aman Setu in Uri to exchange sweets and pleasantries. It has been a tradition to exchange sweets on major festivals like Eid, Holi, Diwali and other National days. Since the renewed ceasefire agreement, peace has been restored along the Line of Control and has brought the same warmth which was on display on earlier occasions between the two neighbours. In the last two months there has been an exchange of inadvertently crossed over youths on three occasions at the zero line in Tithwal and it has bode well for the future of both India and Pakistan. The exchange of sweets a...
‘Why Petrol is rising’, Zee explains the sudden surge in fuel prices

‘Why Petrol is rising’, Zee explains the sudden surge in fuel prices

Business
NEW DELHI: Amid growing concerns over the spiralling fuel prices, the retail prices of petrol and diesel were hiked again on Tuesday for the sixth time this month. This has propelled the prices to cross the Rs 100-a-litre-mark in places from Nanded in Maharashtra to Rewa in Madhya Pradesh to Jaisalmer in Rajasthan. Petrol price was hiked by 27 paise a litre and diesel by 30 paise per litre, according to a price notification by state-owned fuel retailers. The hike took petrol and diesel prices to their highest-ever level across the country. In Delhi, petrol now comes for Rs 91.80 per litre and diesel is priced at Rs 82.36. This was the sixth increase in prices since May 4, when the state-owned oil firms ended an 18-day hiatus in rate revision they observed during assembly elections in ...