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by | October 22, 2018 | 09:50

People watching the Dusshera proceedings from the railway tracks near Joda Phatak in Amritsar on Friday were crushed by the speeding Jalandhar-Amritsar DMU (diesel multiple unit) train. Singh Badnore said: "Those who need to be punished will be punished and accountability will be fixed". However, the Times of India report notes that a statutory inquiry by the Commission of Railway Safety-a part of the Ministry of Civil Aviation-will be conducted.

by | October 22, 2018 | 09:39

The announcement comes more than two weeks after Khashoggi entered the consulate and was never seen again. US President Donald Trump said on Saturday he is not satisfied with Saudi Arabia's handling of Mr Khashoggi's death and said questions remain unanswered.

by | October 22, 2018 | 04:15

No connection between the two cases has yet been established, Detroit's police chief said. Friday's raid comes after another Detroit funeral home was shuttered after the remains of 11 infants were discovered in the ceiling, authorities said.

by | October 20, 2018 | 07:17

The string of accusations against Akbar began when journalist Priya Ramani identified him on Twitter on October 8 as the unnamed editor that she had described in a story about newsroom sexual harassment published in Vogue previous year.

by | October 20, 2018 | 06:15

After the incident, in which 61 people died, leaders of the opposition and the state government started playing the blame game. Right now, rescuing the injured and relief measures are more important than the blaming game on each other. Amarinder tweeted, "Rushing to Amritsar to personally supervise relief & rescue in tragic rail accident on Dussehra in Amritsar ". "My government will give Rs 5 lakh to kin of each deceased and free treatment to injured in government and private hospitals", ...

by | October 20, 2018 | 05:47

But if her ancestor had been as much as 10 generations removed, that would make the individual a great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandparent and render Warren only 1/1,024th Native American, according to Blaine Bettinger, a genealogist and author who specializes in DNA evidence.

by | October 20, 2018 | 04:50

The new national social use regulations do not amend Canada's existing medical marijuana access laws , which have been in place since 2001. But concerns remain, including about the readiness for police forces to tackle drug impaired driving.

by | October 20, 2018 | 02:56

The EU has said an extension would give more time to strike a trade deal that ensures the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland remains friction-free. "Until now, May has insisted that a legal guarantee to ensure no new border emerges on the island of Ireland should be strictly limited in time". Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said that 2 ½ years after Britain's Brexit referendum, the country had still not explained clearly how it wants to leave the EU.

by | October 19, 2018 | 16:45

McGahn was the general counsel for Trump's presidential campaign and his transition team, before joining the administration as White House counsel in January 2017 . Flood ultimately did not take the job, according to people familiar with the discussions, and is expected to remain in his post. McGahn, 50, graduated from Notre Dame and attended Widener University's Commonwealth Law School in Pennsylvania before coming to Washington, where he worked in private practice specializing in election ...

by | October 19, 2018 | 14:28

The Kremlin closely follows the events regarding the granting of independence to the Ukrainian Orthodox Church from Russia's, spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Friday. If finalized, it would challenge Russian Orthodox jurisdiction and dominance in Ukraine that dates back more than three centuries. "Ukraine never was and never will be a canonical territory of the Russian church", Poroshenko told a Sunday prayer service in Kiev's St.

by | October 19, 2018 | 12:44

Afghan and worldwide security officials said Gen Raziq was shot in the back as he left the meeting and walked towards an area where the helicopter taking the U.S. "He was seen as crucial to the security of Kandahar , the birthplace of the Taliban where the group continued to have a presence". The run-up to the elections has been marred by deadly militant attacks and targeted killings of candidates, 10 of whom have been killed so far.

by | October 18, 2018 | 06:01

Women journalists were heckled, their vehicles smashed and young female Ayyappa devotees turned back as hordes of Hindu right activists besieged the road leading to the hill-top temple , abode to Lord Ayyappa , its eternally celibate deity, officials said.

by | October 18, 2018 | 05:28

O'Rourke may not want to go negative, or receive any help from PACs, but FireTedCruz, with a little help from Austin director Richard Linklater, sure has found a few gaps in the senator's armor. It was a marked change of strategy for O'Rourke, who has amassed tens of millions of dollars in small donations to unseat Cruz. In the clip - which was funded by the "Fire Cruz" PAC - a man sitting at a diner says, "Everybody I know in Texas likes Whataburger".

by | October 16, 2018 | 18:30

Shortly after, the man took a female hostage at a nearby pharmacy. They said the ID likely was the suspect's, but police didn't divulge the name on it. A spokeswoman said officers had forced their way into a pharmacy where the suspect was, adding that the hostage-taker's motives were unclear. The man had carried a suitcase and bag, which he left in the restaurant, and had also demanded "the release of a Tunisian woman", said police commander Klaus Rueschenschmidt, without giving further ...

by | October 16, 2018 | 17:59

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Tuesday that he is open to relocating the Australian embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Prime Minister Scott Morrison speaks to the media alongside Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne during a news conference at Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, October 16, 2018.

by | October 16, 2018 | 17:51

Even Portugal's main highway was temporarily blocked by fallen trees. Luis Belo Costa, of Portugal's national protection agency, told residents to "avoid at all costs walking on the street". Hurricane Leslie had been meandering around in the eastern Atlantic for nearly three weeks before it suddenly raced towards Portugal, where no hurricane had been recorded.

by | October 16, 2018 | 17:01

Kicking off a trip that will include Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand, the couple began by seeing the sights of Sydney . Prince Harry introduced his favorite girl to his "favorite Aussie" during his first day of events in Sydney , Australia, with his pregnant wife, Meghan Markle .

by | October 15, 2018 | 01:35

The town was under a mandatory evacuation order as the rapidly developing storm closed in, but some people were determined to ride it out. "That is some good news, but for the half-million people that don't have power, we understand the frustration, we're doing everything we can, but it could be multiple weeks in some of those areas", he said.

by | October 15, 2018 | 01:27

US President Donald Trump is pessimistic about the fate of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi , saying Saturday that it is "not looking too good" and he may have been killed. Turkish government sources said at the weekend that police believed Khashoggi was killed by a team specially sent to Istanbul and thought to consist of 15 Saudis.

by | October 13, 2018 | 05:13

However, your nobility has led you not to choose this way of defense. In a letter released on Friday, Pope Francis announced that he has accepted the resignation of Archbishop of Washington, D.C., Cardinal Donald Wuerl . Ouellett said he had told Vigano in person that McCarrick "was supposed to obey certain conditions and restrictions due to the rumours surrounding his past behaviour".