5.9-Magnitude Quake Jolts Iran’s Gilangharb City, 75 Injured
At least 75 people have been injured in a 5.9-magnitude earthquake that shook Gilangharb city in Iran’s Kermanshah province, Pir Hossein Kolivand, head of Iran Emergency Organisation, said.
According to Iran’s Seismological Centre, the epicentre of the earthquake that hit the country’s western part on Sunday, was monitored at 34.16 degrees north latitude and 45.66 degrees east longitude with a depth of 10 km, Xinhua reported.
TMC Gives Notice Rule Under 267 in RS to Hold Discussion
Trinamool Congress has given a notice under Rule 267 in Rajya Sabha to take up discussion on ‘Parliament being bypassed and legislative scrutiny being ignored‘, on Monday.
All Flights To and From Delhi Delayed
All flights travelling to and from Delhi were delayed on Monday due to fog conditions. Visibility in the national capital was stated ‘poor’. Visibility range at 8.30 am in Delhi was 100 metres.
2 Dead As Another Meghalaya Mine Collapses
At least two miners were killed when an illegal coal mine collapsed in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills, police officials said on Sunday.
The incident comes amid the rescue attempt in the same district, where for the last 25 days authorities have been unable to reach 13 miners trapped in a different “rat-hole” coal mine.
Ex-Cuban Vice President Dies at 95
Jose Ramon Fernandez, a retired Cuban brigadier general who was key in forming the communist country’s new army and commanded Cuban defenses at the Bay of Pigs, died on Sunday, state media reported. He was 95.
(Source: Associate Press)
13 Trains to Delhi Delayed Due to Fog Conditions
13 trains travelling to Delhi on Monday are running late due to fog conditions/poor visibility. Visibility range at 8.30 am in Delhi was 100 metres.
Petrol Price in Mumbai at Rs 74.16, Rs 68.50 in Delhi
Petrol and diesel prices in Mumbai on Monday stood at Rs 74.16/litre and Rs 65.12/litre, respectively.
In Delhi, petrol and diesel were priced at Rs 68.50/litre and Rs 62.24/litre.
Michigan Family of 5 Killed in Wrong-Way Crash in Kentucky
Authorities in Kentucky say five family members from Michigan headed home from vacation were among six people killed in a wrong-way accident on Interstate 75.
Lexington police said in a statement that a southbound pickup truck being driven in the northbound lanes struck the family’s sport utility vehicle at 2.30 am Sunday. The statement says the SUV caught fire. All five occupants died, along with the pickup’s driver.
Naxals Shoot a Man Dead, Torch 3 Vehicles in Odisha
Naxals torched three vehicles in Odisha’s Patiamba village and shot dead a man on suspicion of him being a police informer near Malickpada village in Kandhamal on Sunday, 6 November.
Kandhamal SP said, “We’re gathering information.Our force is present at the outpost there and have started procedure to take action”
Man Charged With Murder in Houston Girl’s Death
A black man was arrested and charged with murder in the killing of a 7-year-old black girl in a drive-by shooting that authorities said Sunday appeared to be a case of mistaken identity, not a racially motivated attack, as her family feared.
Jazmine Barnes’ family had described the gunman in the Dec 30 slaying as a white man driving a red pickup, and believed race played a role in the shooting.
Null and Void: EC Tells Chief Electoral Officer of Tamil Nadu On MLA’s Election
EC directs Chief Electoral Officer of Tamil Nadu that notification “calling upon 168-Thiruvarur Assembly Constituency to elect an MLA stands rescinded forthwith.”
“All steps taken by Returning Officer, Dist Election Officer and electoral authorities concerned are hereby declared null&void”