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WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Oct 20, 2018, 06.50 PM(IST)

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Top developments of the day.

Turkey will 'reveal whatever happened' in Khashoggi death

Turkey vowed Saturday to reveal all details of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after Saudi Arabia admitted he was killed at its Istanbul consulate, state media reported.

No action against driver, railways not at fault: MoS Manoj Sinha on Amritsar train accident

Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha Saturday ruled out any punitive action against the driver of the train that mowed down Dussehra revellers in Amritsar, saying there was no negligence on the part of the national transporter and also advised people not to organise such events near tracks.

Khashoggi criticised Saudi crown prince, called for 'reform of regime' in his last interview: Report

Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi criticised Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's "authoritarian rule" shortly before his death, in an interview published following confirmation he died at the kingdom's Istanbul consulate.

BJP leading in Jammu Municipal Corporation elections, independents fare well in Kishtwar

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is leading in the Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) polls, as the counting of votes for the Urban Local Bodies elections was going on in all the 10 districts of Jammu region on Saturday.

Next IMF loan will be 'the last': Pakistan finance minister

Pakistan's finance minister promised Saturday to end the country's reliance on International Monetary Fund bailouts to shore up its shaky economy, as officials prepare to negotiate a new loan.