Six Coaches Derail At in UP, No Injuries Reported
Six coaches of an empty rake derailed between Damora and Duggan station on Moradabad-Bareilly Junction section at around 10:30 pm on Wednesday, 21 November, blocking the down line. No injuries reported. Down line between Moradabad and Bareilly Junction diverted via Moradabad-Chandausi-Bareilly route.
Fire Breaks Out in a Building in Mumbai’s Sewri
A fire broke out in a building in Mumbai’s Sewri area on Wednesday. Four fire tenders were rushed to the spot and no injuries have been reported as of yet, reported ANI.
FIR Filed Against Somnath Bharti for Misbehaviour During TV Debate
An FIR has been filed against Delhi MLA Somnath Bharti on a complaint by a woman journalist, who accused him of misbehaviour during a TV debate, the Noida Police said.
PDP-NC-Congress Alliance to Form Govt in J&K: Reports
An alliance of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, the National Conference and the Congress will form the government in J&K, reported CNN-News18.
The PDP has 28 seats in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, the National Conference 15 and the Congress 12.
Man Accused of Attacking Kejriwal With Chilli Powder Sent to 14-Day Judicial Custody
Anil Kumar, the man accused of throwing chilli powder at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, was sent to judicial custody for 14 days by Delhi’s Tis Hazari Court on Wednesday, reported ANI.
Muzaffarpur Home Shelter Case Accused Sent to CBI Remand
Muzaffarpur home shelter case accused Madhu and Dr Ashwini have been sent to CBI remand for five days by a local court.
Demonetisation Was a Monumental Failure: Former PM Manmohan Singh
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday called Demonetisaton a ‘Monumental Failure’. He said that the Modi government will never accept it.
“No black money was recovered. Demonetisation didn’t achieve any objectives that were stated by the government,” he said.
Bombay HC Denies Relief to Lt Col Srikant Purohit in Malegaon Blast Case
The Bombay High Court on Wednesday denied relief to Lieutenant Colonel Srikant Prasad Purohit, while refusing to stay the trial court proceedings. The court has adjourned the case for another two weeks.
5 Labourers Killed, 9 Injured as Car Runs Over Them
Five laoburers were killed and nine injured as a car ran over them while they were sleeping on a bridge in Hisar, Haryana. The incident happened at around 2 am on Wednesday. The speeding car then hit another car and fell off the bridge. Drivers of both cars were injured.
South Korea’s Kim Jong Yang Elected as the Next Interpol President
South Korea’s Kim Jong Yang has been elected as Interpol’s next president, edging out a longtime veteran of Russia’s security services who was strongly opposed by the US, Britain and other European nations.
The White House and its European partners had lobbied against Alexander Prokopchuk’s attempts to be named the next president of the policing organization, saying his election would lead to further Russian abuses of Interpol’s red notice system to go after political opponents.
Kim’s win means he secured at least two-thirds of votes cast at Interpol’s general assembly in Dubai on Wednesday.
Private Aircraft Crashes in Telangana, Pilot Safe
A private trainee aircraft crashed near Mokila village of Shankarpally Mandal, Ranga Reddy district, Telangana on Wednesday. The pilot of the aircraft is safe.
Haryana Rape Accused ‘Confesses’ to Have Raped, Killed More Girls
Sunil Kumar, accused in the case of rape and murder of three-year-old girl in Haryana this month, had abducted and killed seven more girls between the age of three to eight-year-olds after raping them, The Hindu reported.
Of the seven victims, two were from Gurugram, three from Delhi and one each from Gwalior and Jhansi, said DCP (Crime) Sumit Kuhar.
American Tourist, 27, Killed By Protected Tribe In Andaman Islands
An American tourist was killed in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Wednesday by a protected tribe, the police said. Seven fishermen who took the victim, John Allen Chau to the North Sentinel Island, where the indigenous Sentinelese people live, have been arrested.
$1.66 Billion Security Aid to Pak Is Suspended: Pentagon
The United States has suspended USD 1.66 billion in security assistance to Pakistan, following President Donald Trump’s directive early this year, the Pentagon has said.
“USD 1.66 billion of security assistance to Pakistan is suspended,” Col Rob Manning, spokesman of the Department of Defense told reporters in an email response to questions on Tuesday.
No further breakdown of the suspended security assistance to Pakistan was provided.
According to David Sedney, who served as Deputy Assistant Secretary Defense for Afghanistan, Pakistan and Central Asia during the previous Obama administration, the blocking of military assistance to Pakistan, which began in January of this year is a strong signal of American frustration.
One Doctor Held in Muzaffarpur Shelter Home Case
One doctor who allegedly gave sedatives to minor girls has been arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), reported News18. The arrest was made on late Tuesday night.
Ashwani Kumar, the local doctor believed to have played an accomplice’s role and held by CBI, has been termed as a big catch. The arrest comes days after a prime accused was held by CBI.
President Kovind Reaches Sydney
Indian President Ram Nath Kovind arrived in Sydney, Australia. This is the first visit of an Indian President to Australia.
Congress Kerala Working Prez Passes Away
Congress Kerala working President and Wayanad MP MI Shanavas passes away. He was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
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