Police begin probe as train mows down 58 Dussehra revellers in Punjab

Amritsar, Oct 20 : The Punjab Police has launched an investigation into the Dusshera tragedy here on Friday evening in which a local train crushed at least 58 people while watching the burning of a Ravana effigy from a railway track. The incident left 72 people injured, some of them in critical condition. They were […]

Victory parade marks grand finale of Mysuru Dussehra

[Mysuru: A caparisoned Arjuna brought back scenes of a bygone era in Mysuru Friday as he ambled along the 5 km Dasara procession route starting from Mysuru Palace carrying golden howdah and idol of goddess Chamundeshwari on his back. ( /PTI] Mysuru, Oct 19 : The much-awaited victory parade took off on Friday, the final […]

Woman killed in militant attack in Pulwama

Srinagar, Oct 19 : A woman was killed on Friday when militants attacked an Army camp in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district. Police said militants hurled a grenade at the Shadimarg camp in the evening. “This was followed by firing from the militants. Troops at the camp fired back,” a police officer said. “A woman […]

Train kills at least 30 Dussehra revellers in Punjab

Amritsar, Oct 19 : In a terrible disaster, at least 30 people watching the burning of Ravan effigy were mowed down by speeding train here in Punjab on Friday, police said. A large number of people were watching the Ravan effigy in flames while standing along the railway tracks near Dhobi Ghat when the train […]

Swami Paripoornananda joins BJP

[New Delhi: Swami Paripurnanand from Telangana joins Bharatiya Janata Party in presence of the party chief Amit Shah and Ram Madhav, in New Delhi, Friday, Oct 19, 2018. ( /PTI] New Delhi, Oct 19 : Swami Paripoornananda, a seer from Sree Peetham in Andhra Pradesh, on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the […]

Elections postponed in Afghanistan’s Kandahar after top officials’ assassination

[Military personnel held a photo of Gen. Abdul Raziq, Kandahar police chief, who was killed by a guard, during his burial ceremony in Kandahar, Kandahar: Afghanistan, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Afghanistan’s election commission on Friday postponed elections in Kandahar for a week, following a brazen attack on a high-profile security meeting there with a U.S. […]