Families wiped out, loved ones perish in Amritsar train tragedy

Amritsar, Oct 20 : In the death of 59 people in the Amritsar train tragedy on Friday evening, a bigger tragedy has struck many families: their sole breadwinners have died; and in several cases, children are still trying to find their parents. Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, who visited the accident site and the injured in […]

Ex-UP CM N.D. Tiwari’s body flown to Lucknow

[Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav seen with family members of former CM of UP and Uttarakhand Narain Dutt Tiwari, at Lucknow Airport, in Lucknow, Saturday, Oct 20, 2018. ( /PTI] Lucknow, Oct 20 : The body of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Narayan Dutt Tiwari was flown […]

Auto-rickshaw fuel tank explodes in Mumbai, explosives experts probe

Mumbai, Oct 20 : At least three persons were injured when the fuel tank of an auto-rickshaw suddenly exploded as it was being refuelled at a CNG station in Kandivali West here on Saturday morning, police said. An investigation into the incident has been ordered by the Chief Controller of Explosives (CCoE), pending which operations […]

CWC monitoring Brahmaputra, Siang rivers

Guwahati, Oct 20 : Central Water Commission (CWC) officials are closely monitoring the water levels in the Brahmaputra and Siang following fears about sudden bursting of an artificial lake formed by a landslide on the Tibetan side a few days ago. China has informed India that the landslide has blocked the Milin Section of the […]

Popular Lingayat seer Siddalinga passes away in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Oct 20 : Karnataka’s popular Lingayat seer Siddalinga Swami passed away at Gadag in the state’s northwest region, a member of his Thontadarya Mutt said on Saturday. He was 69. “Doctors at a private hospital declared Swamiji dead today (Saturday) morning after a massive cardiac arrest,” the member told reporters at Gadag, about 390 […]

Amritsar train tragedy similar to Thalaserry’s in 1986

Chennai, Oct 20 : Friday’s Amritsar’s train tragedy is similar to the one that happened in 1986 in Kerala’s Thalaserry, where an Express train ran through revellers, leaving several dead and injured in its trail, recalled a senior journalist here on Saturday. “I was 20 and working in a private company. The rail track was […]