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Food poisoning on Tejas Express: IRCTC officer, catering manager suspended

Food poisoning on Tejas Express: IRCTC officer, catering manager suspended Further passengers were admitted in life care hospital for medical assistance. After couple of hours, more passengers complained of similar symptoms, it said. "Staff accompanied passengers to hospital", IRCTC tweeted. The IRCTC had licensed the catering services to J.K. Ghosh company for providing meals on-board Tejas Express. [Full Article...]

Hockey: India thrash Bangladesh in Asia Cup

Hockey: India thrash Bangladesh in Asia Cup Ramandeep Singh (44′) and Harmanpreet Singh (45′) were on the score-sheet for India. India and Pakistan will face each other again in Hero Asia Cup 2017 as they have both qualified for the Super 4s stage of the tournament which gets underway on October 18. [Full Article...]

Iraqi forces seize Kurdish Peshmerga positions near Kirkuk

Iraqi forces seize Kurdish Peshmerga positions near Kirkuk Both the Iraqi army and the Kurdish Peshmerga are key allies of the US -led coalition in its fight against ISIS in Iraq, and the threat of armed clashes poses a major challenge for Western governments. The referendum was held in three autonomous provinces of Iraqi Kurdistan, but also in nearby Kurdish-held areas including Kirkuk. The Iraqi and Kurdish sides have exchanged angry words since Kurds... [Full Article...]

Rescued Canadian-American family leaves Pakistan

Rescued Canadian-American family leaves Pakistan The couple were kidnapped in Afghanistan in 2012 and have in that time had three children. "No one has either intentionally murdered the child of this couple and neither has anyone violated or defiled them", said the statement. The Canadian, his wife and their children were intercepted by Pakistani forces while being transported in the back of their captors' vehicle. A US military official sai... [Full Article...]

USA diplomacy with North Korea to continue

USA diplomacy with North Korea to continue They feed on it in a very destructive way. "If we achieve that, there will be nothing to walk away from because the objective will be achieved". Appearing on CNN, Tillerson said the United States wished to remain within the Iran nuclear deal and denied that China was confused about the administration's North Korea policy. [Full Article...]

8-year-old girl dies after fall on Carnival cruise ship

8-year-old girl dies after fall on Carnival cruise ship Miami Fire Rescue captain Ignatius Carroll said in a press conference that the distance the girl fell has not been determined, but may have been "20 or so feet". The girl succumbed to her injuries and died a few hours later, according to Miami-Dade police detective Alvaro Zabaleta. A statement from Miami-based Carnival Cruise Lines, a subsidiary of US-British Carnival Corporation & PLC, to 7New... [Full Article...]

Larry Flynt offers $10 million for information leading to Trump's impeachment

Larry Flynt offers $10 million for information leading to Trump's impeachment Hustler founder Larry Flynt is running a full-page promotion in Sunday's Washington Post offering a $10 million reward for data prompting the reprimand of President Trump , Fox Business reports. "I don't think you can live as recklessly as Trump has for 30 years and not leave some baggage along the way". In the ad he reminds readers that his rewards for information led to the resignation... [Full Article...]

Text of Fatah-Hamas Unity Deal Leaked

Text of Fatah-Hamas Unity Deal Leaked Hamas leadership is reportedly "furiously investigating" who leaked the information to Hugi, and some within the Palestinian media have said that the developments that Hugi has described have little basis in reality, and have been misinterpreted by the reporter. [Full Article...]

Austria expected to elect youngest European Union leader in snap election

Austria expected to elect youngest European Union leader in snap election Though absentee and mail ballots have yet to be counted, the projections suggest that the anti-immigration Freedom Party will return to government in Austria for the first time since 2005 and a decade of Social Democratic rule will end. But he avoids the inflammatory rhetoric of the right-wing Freedom Party and its head, Heinz-Christian Strache. More than 6.4 million Austrians were eligible to v... [Full Article...]

Kenyan police shoot dead three opposition supporters in Bondo

Kenyan police shoot dead three opposition supporters in Bondo Odinga's decision to withdraw from the upcoming vote has renewed fears of political violence; 17 were injured last Wednesday while protesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's rejection of electoral reforms. "If it goes ahead it is not an election, it is a selection", Odinga told Reuters in an interview during a visit to London. Odinga is betting on a ruling by the Supreme Court after 2013 elections ... [Full Article...]

North Korea lawmaker: Need nukes because of United States threat

North Korea lawmaker: Need nukes because of United States threat North Korea has showcased its ability to send its ballistic missile to the contiguous U.S. through a series of successful tests in July, but whether the regime has secured technology to protect nuclear warheads during the re-entry phase is in doubt. [Full Article...]

EC decision to not announce Gujarat poll date intriguing

EC decision to not announce Gujarat poll date intriguing Congress spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi accused the BJP of pressure tactics to convert the Election Commission to "Election Omission" and said the party wanted to woo the people of Gujarat with some last-minute sops. "Increased the size of the screen on VVPAT machines to 10 cm by 5.6 cm for the voters to able to verify their vote easily", CEC A K Jyoti said. On Thursday, the Election Commis... [Full Article...]

Kyrie Irving can't stop talking about how much he loves Boston

Kyrie Irving can't stop talking about how much he loves Boston He can do what he wants to do", Lue said Friday, when asked if Irving was trying to fan flames before he and the Celtics arrive Tuesday in Cleveland for the season opener. And then you move to the East Coast - into Boston - and it's so real [and] alive. That's not me. That's not how I do things. Don't burn bridges because you never know where life will take you. [Full Article...]

China's Trade Rises in September

China's Trade Rises in September Imports for the first three quarters were 3.44 million tonnes, down 9.4 percent on the same period past year, customs said. Trade also has been looking better elsewhere across Asia. The manufacturing purchasing managers' index for September came in at 52.4, the highest level since May 2012. The IMF expects China's economic growth this year to slip to 6.6 percent from last year's 6.7 percent an... [Full Article...]

Sri Lankan Players Hesitant to Visit Pakistan for T20I

However, nothing has been decided yet as SLC officials will hold an executive meeting in order to discuss the issue. On Saturday, 40 of Sri Lanka's contracted players handed a letter to the board indicating that they do not wish to Lahore for the match scheduled for October 29. [Full Article...]

49ers Release NaVorro Bowman

49ers Release NaVorro Bowman A four-time first-team All-Pro, Bowman will forever be a part of 49ers folklore having been a key member of the team that went to three successive NFC championship games and Super Bowl XLVII while also scoring the final touchdown at Candlestick Park with his pick-six of Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan in 2013. [Full Article...]

Retired Security Officer Claims $24.1 Million New York Lotto Jackpot

Retired Security Officer Claims $24.1 Million New York Lotto Jackpot KTLA reports that the father of two and grandfather of 12 was going through the pocket of an old shirt he had hanging in the closet when he found a stack of unchecked lottery tickets . "I had to stick my head out the window and breathe some fresh air". And the thing is, he wasn't even wearing the shirt when he found the ticket in it. [Full Article...]

Oxford to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2020

Oxford to ban all petrol and diesel cars by 2020 A step change is urgently needed; the Zero Emission Zone is that step change". Oxford city centre is considering becoming the first Zero Emissions Zone (ZEZ) in the world. To date, the Government has provided Oxford £1.3m to install charging points for electric taxis and cars. After German carmaker Volkswagen in 2015 admitted to cheating USA emissions tests, politicians around the world ha... [Full Article...]

4 children injured in Pak firing in Poonch's Balakote sector, 1 critical

4 children injured in Pak firing in Poonch's Balakote sector, 1 critical The Pakistan Army today for the second consecutive day fired small arms and shelled forward areas along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. It is reported that 2 jawans have succumbed to the injuries while all 3 terrorist were gunned down in strong retaliation by forces. The year 2017 has seen a sharp increase in ceasefire violations by Pakistan. [Full Article...]

Modi praises Kumar's commitment to Bihar; Launches projects worth crores

Modi praises Kumar's commitment to Bihar; Launches projects worth crores Modi is scheduled to attend Patna University's centenary function in the state capital, besides laying the foundation stone of a bridge over the Ganga near Mokama town. The other projects were four laning of Bakhtiyapur-Mokama section of NH-31 spending Rs 837 crore, two-lane construction of Maheshkhunt-Saharsa-Purnea section of NH 107 at a cost of Rs 736 crore and two-lane construction of Bihar ... [Full Article...]


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