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20 October, 2018 2:20 PM Next IMF loan will be 'the last': Pakistan finance minister

Pakistan's finance minister promised on Saturday to end the country's reliance on International Monetary Fund (IMF) bailouts to shore up its shaky economy, as officials prepare to negotiate a new loan. Asad Umar's pledge comes days after Pakistan's central bank warned inflation could double in the coming year - hitting 7.5 percent - while the country's 36

20 October, 2018 11:54 AM No Approval Was Given For Dussehra Event: Amritsar Municipal Corporation

At least 61 people were killed and 72 injured on Friday evening after a crowd standing on railway tracks, watching a Ravan effigy burn on Dussehra, was run over by a train near Joda Phatak in Amritsar. Amritsar police on Saturday said that though they had given a "no objection" certificate for the Dussehra celebration near Joda Phatak, the organisers 43

20 October, 2018 10:58 AM Most Killed In Amritsar Were Migrant Workers From UP, Bihar: Official

A senior official in the district administration said most of the migrants work in an industrial area not far away from the accident site and live nearby. Most people who died after being run over by a speeding train in Amritsar during Dussehra celebrations on Friday were migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, an official said on Saturday. Only 39 bodies 44

20 October, 2018 7:28 AM Amritsar Man, Who Played Ravana, Died Trying To Save People On The Tracks

Like every year, Dalbir Singh played the role of Ravana at Ramleela, before being crushed by the speeding train in Amritsar Dalbir Singh had just finished playing Ravana at the Ramleela festivities in Amritsar and was getting ready to watch the burning of the effigy a little after 7 pm on Friday. He was walking towards Joda Phatak to get a better view of the fireworks 42

19 October, 2018 7:52 PM BJP MP from Begusarai Bhola Singh dies at Delhi hospital

BJP Lok Sabha MP from Bihar's Begusarai Bhola Singh passed away on Friday at Delhi's Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. Bhola Singh, 97, was suffering from longtime illness and was admitted to Delhi's hospital. Bhola Singh was MP from Bihar's Begusarai and was elected MLA for eight times from the same constituency. Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter 25

19 October, 2018 5:44 PM Govt likely to appoint new CEA in next 1-2 months

New Delhi: The government is likely to appoint a new chief economic advisor (CEA) in the next one or two months, sources said. A search committee appointed by the finance ministry is expected to finalise the list of suitable candidates soon and appointment is likely in 1-2 months, they said further. The government on June 30 invited applications for the appointment 45

19 October, 2018 4:53 PM President Kovind, PM Modi Mourn Punjab Train Accident

A large number of people who were witnessing a Ravan effigy in flames while standing on a railway track. President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and leaders of political parties on Friday expressed shock and grief over a train tragedy that claimed at least 50 lives during a Dussehra celebration in Punjab. "My deepest condolences to the families 42

19 October, 2018 3:57 PM Goa government flip flops on change of Manohar Parrikar's leadership

Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on Friday ruled out any alternative toailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar PANAJI: In yet another flip-flop over the issue of leadership change in Goa, Power Minister Nilesh Cabral on Friday ruled out any alternative to ailing Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar. The Minister also said that his cabinet colleague and Agriculture 43

19 October, 2018 1:31 PM Flood Alert In Arunachal After Landslide Forms Artificial Lake In China

The Arunachal Pradesh government has issued an alert for possible flash floods in the state and adjoining Assam after China sounded India that a landslide has blocked a section of the Yarlung Tsangpo river in the Tibet region, that flows into Arunachal as Siang and further downstream into Assam as the Brahmaputra. According to reports, the landslide 45

19 October, 2018 12:43 PM Dehradun Schools Denying Admission To Girl Who Was Raped, Allege Parents

Parents of a Class 10 student, who was gang-raped at a boarding school in Dehradun, have filed a police complaint alleging that schools in the city are denying her admission on the ground that she will spoil the atmosphere on campus, police said on Friday. As per the complaint, the girl's parents approached a couple of schools but she was denied admission 39