Over 60 dead, at least 72 injured in Amritsar train accident, Punjab declares mourning on Saturday

According to reports, people were burning Dussehra effigy near the railway track in Choura Bazar area in Amritsar when a train ran into the crowd.

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Woman asked to shun hijab at workplace or resign in Pakistan

The incident caused an uproar on social media, leading to the resignation of Chief Executive Officer Jawwad Kadir of the Creative Choas company.

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Three-fourths of H-1B visa holders in 2018 are Indians: US report

Nearly three out of every four H-1B visa holders as of October 5 are Indian citizens, an official US report has said. Read Article

Modi approves financial relief of Rs 2 lakh to kin of dead in Amritsar train accident

More than 50 people were killed and 72 injured Friday evening after a crowd of Dussehra revellers, who had spilled onto railway tracks while watching burning of a Ravana effigy, was run over by a…

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Indian banks to sell Vijay Mallya's assets in UK to recover loans

A UK High Enforcement Officer is set to sell a fleet of Vijay Mallya's cars in the UK as part of efforts to recover loan repayment dues owed by the beleaguered liquor baron to a consortium of 13 In Read Article

US plans to remove H-4 visa work permits, move may impact over 70,000 Indians

A significant number of H-1B visa holders in the US hail from India and therefore any revision in the rule is expected to leave a major impact on Indians present in the US.

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Samajwadi Secular Morcha will not field candidate against Mulayam: Shivpal Singh Yadav 

The SSM will not field its candidate on the seat from where 'Netaji' (Mulayam Singh Yadav) will contest, but it will contest all the other seats in the state, Shivpal Singh Yadav said.

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India, China to undertake military exercise in December

China and India have been trying to engage since the Doklam incident last year had put ties under strain.

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Goa minister rules out any possible change in state leadership

Goa Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on Friday ruled out the reports that hinted on the possible change of leadership in the state. Read Article

Over 50 dead in railway crossing accident in Amritsar, Punjab CM orders probe

The train bound for Amritsar was coming from Pathankot, more details are awaited. 

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Sabarimala row: Unidentified miscreants vandalise activist's house

Fatima had gone up to the Lord Ayyappa shrine, along with journalist Kavitha Jakkal, this morning under police protection. Both retreated midway after a meeting with Kerala Inspector General of…

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Arunachal Pradesh on flash-flood alert after landslide in China creates artificial lake

Arunachal Pradesh government has sounded an alert in the East Siang district of the state and for the regions bordering China's Tibet region.

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Travancore Devaswom Board to challenge Supreme Court's Sabarimala verdict

Meanwhile, the Central Friday issued an…

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Congress, BJP flay Kerala government for bringing activists to Sabarimala

The opposition Congress and BJP Friday hit out at the Left government in Kerala for allegedly extending support to bring Read Article