Day: October 20, 2018

40 of those killed in Amritsar mishap identified, 36 bodies cremated: Officials

Amritsar, Oct 20: Forty of the 59 people killed in the train accident near here have been identified so far and the bodies of 36 of were cremated, officials said Saturday. The bodies of four other persons, who belonged to Uttar Pradesh, have been sent to their home towns […]

Mercury mission to explore origin of Solar System

Is Mercury’s core liquid or solid, and why — on the smallest planet in our solar system — is it so big? What can the planet closest to the Sun tell us about how our solar system came into being? An unmanned European-Japanese space mission, dubbed BepiColombo, blasted […]

Migrant caravan halted after storming Guatemala-Mexico border

Thousands of migrants who forced their way through Guatemala’s northwestern border and flooded onto a bridge leading to Mexico, where riot police battled them back, on Saturday waited at the border in the hope of continuing their journey to the United States. The caravan of mainly Honduran migrants, […]

Kidnapped Tanzanian tycoon Mohammed Dewji freed

Tanzanian tycoon Mohammed Dewji, who was kidnapped earlier this month, said Saturday he had been released and had returned home safely. “I thank Allah that I have returned home safely. I thank all my fellow Tanzanians, and everyone around the world for their prayers,” he said in a […]

Tens of thousands rally in London for new Brexit vote

Tens of thousands of people opposed to Britain’s looming breakup with the EU rallied in the heart of London on Saturday, according to organisers, in the latest bid to try and stop Brexit. The march on parliament began as a noisy and festive affair, uniting a giant crowd […]

Officials exchange blame for train plowing into festival crowd in Amritsar

AMRITSAR, India- India’s railway officials and local community leaders traded blame on Saturday over an accident in which a train ran over scores of people gathered on the railway tracks for a festival in Amritsar. Punjab state’s Chief Minister Amarinder Singh told reporters on Saturday that 59 people […]

Rahul promises farm loan waiver in Telangana, accuses Modi, KCR of making false promises

Bhainsa (Telangana), Oct 20: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday promised farm loan waiver of up to Rs two lakh at one go if his party wins in Telangana and targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi and TRS chief K Chandrasekhar Rao accusing them of making false promises and indulging […]

JKSSB cautions candidates against dubious activities of unscrupulous elements

open view web desk SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 20: The Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board (JKSSB) today cautioned the job aspirants against the activities of some unscrupulous elements who are deceiving the gullible candidates using various deceptive means. “It has been reported by some candidates that these unscrupulous elements […]

Mega legal awareness camp held at Kulgam

open view web desk KULGAM, OCTOBER 20: The District administration Kulgam in collaboration with District Legal Services Authority Kulgam organized a day-long mega legal services-cum-awareness camp here. The event was jointly inaugurated by Principal and District Session Judge Kishore Kumar and District Development Commissioner Dr Shamin Ahmad Wani. […]

35956 children administered MR vaccines in Ganderbal

open view web desk GANDERBAL, OCTOBER 20: The District Development Commissioner Ganderbal Dr. Piyush Singla appealed people to make the ongoing Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign a success in the district. The DDC said this while reviewing the performance under the vaccination campaign for school children to eradicate Measles […]

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