The external affairs ministry summoned Pakistani high commissioner Abdul Basit to lodge a protest.
ITC will soon increase prices of cigarette brands following the hike in excise duty on cigarettes in the Budget 2015-16.
The revenue from auction would help the government meet its fiscal deficit target of 4.1% of the GDP in the fiscal year ending on 31 March.
4. Sensex tanks 427 pts, sees biggest weekly loss in 201
The falls marked a sharp retreat from earlier gains of nearly 1 per cent.
5. New Zealand beat Bangladesh, remain unbeaten in World Cup
Batting first Bangladesh put up a challenging 288/7 which was chased down by New Zealand with opener Martin Guptill (105) scoring a century.