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EXCLUSIVE: Eyewitnesses blame officials for the train tragedy

Amritsar: After one of the deadliest train tragedy the country witnessed on Friday, eyewitnesses recount horror as more than 60 people were moved down while celebrating Dussehra near Chouri Bazaar in Amritsar.

20 Oct 2018 4:30 am
Mating fight between two bucks caught on cam

Ohio: Police in the US state of Ohio came across a brawl of a different kind this week. Officers found two bucks locking horns in a Cincinnati suburb.

20 Oct 2018 3:17 am
India calls for early adoption of anti-terrorism treaty

Brussels: Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday called for early adoption of the Comprehensive Convention of International Terrorism (CCIT) that it had introduced in the UN in 1996.

20 Oct 2018 3:10 am
Shraddha shares candid picture clicked by her beau

Hyderabad: Actor Shraddha Kapoor, who has been diagnosed with dengue earlier, is recovering now. Shraddha on Friday shared a monochrome picture clicked by her alleged boyfriend, ace photographer Rohan Shrestha.

20 Oct 2018 3:00 am
Shraddha shares candid picture clicked by her beau

Hyderabad: Actor Shraddha Kapoor, who has been diagnosed with dengue earlier, is recovering now. Shraddha on Friday shared a monochrome picture clicked by her alleged boyfriend, ace photographer Rohan Shrestha.

20 Oct 2018 3:00 am
Punjab train mishap: Prez, PM express grief, assure help

Amritsar: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed shock and grief over death of several people in a train tragedy during a Dussehra celebration on Friday in Punjab

20 Oct 2018 2:32 am
Rahul Gandhi to visit Telangana today

Hyderabad: Congress President Rahul Gandhi will address two public meetings in Telangana on Saturday in the run-up to the December 7 assembly elections, party sources said Friday.

20 Oct 2018 2:20 am
Compensation announced as nation mourns the dead

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the families of those killed in Amritsar train tragedy. He has also announced a compensation of Rs 50,000 for the injured.

20 Oct 2018 2:09 am
'Railways negligence behind Amritsar train tragedy'

Amritsar: Navjot Kaur Sidhu, wife of Punjab minister and Amritsar East MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu accused raliway authorities of negligence behind major train accident in Amritsar that claimed 65 lives on Friday evening. She regreted that BJP was doing politics over the heart-wrenching accident and it was time to get the injured treated.

20 Oct 2018 2:07 am
US wants Pakistan to make 'smart choices'

Washington: According to the officials within the United States Department of State, US President Donald Trump's administration would continue to exert diplomatic pressure on Pakistan until it changes its policy towards regional peace and stability in neighbouring country Afghanistan, media reported.

20 Oct 2018 2:00 am
Indian banks to sell Mallya's cars 'shortly' in UK

London: 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 Indian banks, the banks' legal representative confirmed on Friday.

20 Oct 2018 2:00 am
LIVE: Amritsar Train Mishap,several dead, probe ordered

Amritsar: At least 65 people were killed Friday evening after a crowd of Dussehra revellers that had spilled onto railway tracks while watching burning of Ravana effigy was run over by a train near here, officials said.

20 Oct 2018 12:57 am
Amritsar Train Mishap: Call on these helpline numbers

New Delhi: The railways has issued helpline numbers for the kin of those injured and dead in Amritsar train accident on Friday, officials said. At least 52 people were killed and 72 others after a crowd of Dussehra revellers that had spilled onto railway tracks while watching burning of Ravana effigy was run over by a train here, they said.

20 Oct 2018 12:52 am
PeeCee meets music maestro Rahman

Mumbai: Desi Girl Priyanka Chopra is 'in the presence of a genius' as she posed for picture with music maestro and Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman.

20 Oct 2018 12:11 am
PeeCee meets music maestro Rahman

Mumbai: Desi Girl Priyanka Chopra is 'in the presence of a genius' as she posed for picture with music maestro and Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman.

20 Oct 2018 12:11 am
Amritsar tragedy: People taking selfies from tracks, criticised

Amritsar: As scores of Dussehra revellers watching the burning of Ravana effigy were mowed down by a passing train near here, the disturbing video footage of the accident showed many across the railway tracks filming the celebrations on their mobile phones when the tragedy struck.

19 Oct 2018 11:40 pm
Top 10 sports news of the day

Hyderabad: With plenty of sporting actions taking place around the world, here are top 10 sports news of the day:

19 Oct 2018 11:37 pm
Nation mourns Punjab train tragedy

Amritsar: Poltical leaders across the country expressed shock and grief over the train acccident in Amritsar city of Punjab in which at least 65 people were killed on Friday evening.

19 Oct 2018 11:30 pm
'Railways negligence behind Amritsar train mishap'

Amritsar: Navjot Kaur Sidhu, wife of Punjab minister and Amritsar East MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu accused raliway authorities of negligence behind major train accident in Amritsar that claimed 65 lives on Friday evening.

19 Oct 2018 11:14 pm
ISL: Mumbai bag bragging rights in Maharashtra derby

Mumbai: Mumbai City FC registered their first win of the current Indian Super League (ISL) season and it came at the expense of their Maharashtra rivals FC Pune City at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Friday.

19 Oct 2018 11:14 pm
Oppn attacks Cong-led state govt over Punjab train accident

Amritsar: A tragic train accident here on Friday took a political turn with the Opposition accusing the state's Congress government for lapses in allowing celebrations near railway tracks and Punjab minister Navjot Sidhu's wife facing allegations of leaving the site soon after the incident.

19 Oct 2018 11:01 pm
PKL 6: Titans edge past Pirates to maintain top spot

Pune: Telugu Titans maintained their top spot in the Zone B points table of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) after a narrow 35-31 win over defending champions Patna Pirates here on Friday.

19 Oct 2018 11:00 pm
Begusarai MP, senior BJP leader Bhola Singh passes away

Bihar: Senior Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and sitting MP Bhola Singh passed away on Friday at the age of 82. He was ill for a long time and was admitted at the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in Delhi.

19 Oct 2018 10:58 pm
Amritsar train accident: Railways issues helpline numbers

New Delhi: The railways has issued helpline numbers for the kin of those injured and dead in Amritsar train accident on Friday, officials said. At least 52 people were killed and 72 others after a crowd of Dussehra revellers that had spilled onto railway tracks while watching burning of Ravana effigy was run over by a train here, they said.

19 Oct 2018 10:39 pm
Rs 10 crore seized from car in poll-bound Telangana

Hyderabad: In a major haul, police in Telangana on Friday seized Rs 10 crore cash from a car. The cash was seized during checking of vehicles by the police in Adilabad district of Telangana, which is going to polls on December 7.

19 Oct 2018 10:02 pm
CK Khanna hopeful about India's glory in 2019 World Cup

New Delhi: Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) acting president has expressed confidence that the Indian team would emerge victorious in the 2019 cricket World Cup.

19 Oct 2018 10:02 pm
Punjab train mishap: Prez, PM express grief, assure help

Amritsar: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed shock and grief over death of several people in a train tragedy during a Dussehra celebration on Friday in Punjab

19 Oct 2018 9:37 pm
Train accident: Punjab CM postpones Israel visit

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday postpones his five-day visit to Israel in view of the terrible accident in which at least 30 people watching the burning of Ravan effigy were crushed by a high speed train in Amritsar.

19 Oct 2018 9:19 pm
Ronaldo to continue playing despite rape claim, says Juventus coach

Turin: Cristiano Ronaldo will continue playing for Juventus despite a police investigation into a rape allegation against the Portuguese star, coach Massimiliano Allegri said on Friday.

19 Oct 2018 9:11 pm
On verge of 5th F1 title, Hamilton vows no let-up ahead of US GP

Austin (Texas): Lewis Hamilton said here that the Mercedes team remains as focused as ever on winning races and will not relax even though he has virtually wrapped up a fifth Formula One driver's title.

19 Oct 2018 8:38 pm
Petrol, diesel prices down for second consecutive day

Mumbai: In a Dussehra relief for consumers, state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) cut the prices of key domestic transportation fuels -- petrol and diesel -- for the second consecutive day on Friday. The prices of petrol and diesel were lowered in the national capital by 24 and 10 paise respectively.

19 Oct 2018 8:25 pm
Chinese govt to release lake water tonight

Itanagar: Districts along the Siang river in Arunachal Pradesh have been put on high alert for possible flash floods after the Chinese government issued a notice saying that the water will be released on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday.

19 Oct 2018 8:14 pm
PM greets Lotay Tshering for winning Bhutan elections

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday congratulated Lotay Tshering, president of Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa for his party winning the Bhutan elections and reiterated India's commitment to work with the new government for socio-economic transformation in that country.

19 Oct 2018 8:12 pm
LIVE: Major train accident in Punjab, 50 feared dead

Amritsar: At least 50 people were killed Friday evening after a crowd of Dussehra revellers that had spilled onto railway tracks while watching burning of Ravana effigy was run over by a train near here, officials said.

19 Oct 2018 8:02 pm
Australia slip to fifth spot in Test rankings

Dubai: In the wake of a 373-run loss to Pakistan in the recently-concluded second Test, Australia have slipped to the fifth position in the recently-updated International Cricket Council (ICC) ranking in the longest format of the game.

19 Oct 2018 7:52 pm
Swami Paripoornananda joins BJP

New Delhi: Swami Paripoornananda, founder of Hindu Vahini, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party Friday, with BJP president Amit Shah expressing confidence that the addition will boost his party's prospects in the Telangana assembly election.

19 Oct 2018 7:16 pm
PM Modi concludes Shirdi visit

Shirdi (Maharashtra): Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded his one-day trip to Shirdi after visiting the renowned Saibaba Samadhi Temple Complex and commemorating the centenary year of Saibaba Samadhi here on Friday.

19 Oct 2018 7:14 pm
Wimbledon to introduce final-set tiebreaker in 2019

London: The organisers of Wimbledon have announced the introduction of a final set tie-break in all the events of the championship.

19 Oct 2018 7:10 pm
India's decision to buy S-400 missile will further destabilise region: Pak

Islamabad: Pakistan said on Friday that India's decision to buy S-400 missile defence system from Russia will further destabilise stability in the region and renewed the arms race.

19 Oct 2018 6:56 pm