Petrol, diesel prices rise 8th day in a row; crude eases as focus shifts from Saudi supply constraints to global demand concerns
Petrol prices rose by 2.10 in Delhi, Rs 2.08 in Mumbai, Rs 2.06 in Kolkata and Rs 2.21 in Chennai since 16 September after the drone strikes on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities on 14 September.
Saudi Aramco drone strikes: Petrol, diesel prices likely to rise in India after crude sees biggest-ever jump of 19% since 1991
However, any price rise in petrol and diesel in the coming days will not last long due to the diversified crude procurement strategy of the Indian oil companies.
Thirteen civilians including two children were killed in a Saudi artillery strike in northern Yemen on Monday in response to a rebel attack on a Saudi base, medics said.
Advances in technology mean drones can be controlled from far away using cameras on board.
The Mumbai police on Wednesday issued an advisory banning all flying objects including drones and gliders in Mumbai fearing aerial attacks in the city from 31 March to 29 April 2017
There has been 'no visible blow back' from Pakistan after a US drone strike killed Taliban chief Mullah Mansour last month, a top Pentagon official based in Afghanistan has said but admitted "some tension" in ties.
A US drone attack targeted and destroyed a vehicle in which militants were travelling, killing four terrorists in Pakistan's restive North Waziristan tribal region.
The attack by a remotely piloted plane in central Marib province was the first since the departure of Hadi and signals Washington's campaign against AQAP is continuing, at least in its use of drones, despite his absence.
Pakistani intelligence officials say a suspected American drone fired two missiles at a home in a northwestern tribal region bordering Afghanistan.
The Taliban have ruled out talks with the Pakistan government, saying the chances of negotiations after the killing of their leader Hakimullah Mehsud in a US drone strike were "below zero"
Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan chief chief Hakimullah Mehsud, who was killed in a CIA-operated drone strike in the country's restive North Waziristan, was today buried at an unknown location, a media report said
Pakistan has rejected a US media report that it has struck a deal with the CIA over a secret drone campaign in the country's tribal regions.