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Truck Mows Down 2 Sisters in Jharkhand

Two sisters were killed and two others injured when a truck hit them in Jharkhand's Ramgarh district on Wednesday, a senior police officer said.

Four school students, including three sisters, were walking to their homes after attending private tuition classes when the truck ran over them on the Ramgarh-Giddi road near Binjhar village under Ramgarh town police station, Superintendent of Police, Prabhat Kumar said.

(Source: PTI)

I-T Raids Two Business Groups in Ahmedabad; Recovers Rs 7 Cr Cash

The Income Tax department has recovered about Rs 7 crore cash and identified over a dozen bank lockers for seizure after it raided two business groups in Ahmedabad on Wednesday, officials said.

While the officials did not identify the two entities, they said the first is a land broker and investor group and the other is a financier house that operates from Gujarat's capital city.

(Source: PTI)

6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Philippines' Mindanao

6.4 magnitude earthquake hits Philippines' Mindanao, according to United States Geological Survey.

(Source: AFP)

'Trade Talks Between India, US to Conclude Soon': Sitharaman

Trade negotiations between India and the US are going well and will conclude sooner than expected, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said.

“I think the trade talks would conclude sooner. The talks are going on very well. Yes, we couldn't conclude it before the Prime Minister's (Narendra Modi's) visit (to the US) happened. But both sides are engaged with all commitment," Sitharaman said in New York on Tuesday.

(Source: PTI)

Rose Valley Scam: CBI Serves Notice to OSD of West Bengal Finance Dept

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) serves notice to Officer on Special Duty (OSD), West Bengal Finance Department, asking the officer to appear before the agency on 18 October in Rose Valley scam case.

(Source: ANI)

Congress Member From Karnataka Ramamurthy Resigns From RS

Congress member from Karnataka KC Ramamurthy tendered his resignation as a member of Rajya Sabha, sources said. His resignation has been accepted by House Chairman M Venkaiah Nadu, the sources added.

(Source: PTI)

Terrorist Kill Civilian in Kakpora Area of Pulwama, J&K

A civilian has been killed in a terrorist attack in Kakpora area of Pulwama. The civilian has been identified as Sethi Kumar Sagar from Chattisgarh who was working in a brick kiln in Nehama.

(Source: ANI)

Japan Allocates Millions in Aid for Typhoon-Hit Regions

Japan's government said it would set aside millions of dollars to help areas devastated by Typhoon Hagibis, which killed more than 70 people across the country.

The government has put the toll at 74, with more a dozen people still missing.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said his government would offer 710 million yen ($6.5 million) to help areas affected by the storm.

(Source: PTI)

Belarus Shows Interest to Modernise Calcutta Tramways

Belarus has expressed interest in modernising the tramways of Kolkata, besides exporting buses and dumper trucks to India.

Bharat Chamber of Commerce president Sitaram Sharma said a team from the Eastern European nation is likely to visit the city to study the technical and operational modernisation required for Calcutta Tramways.

(Source: PTI)

Former State Minister Damodar Rout Resigns From BJP

Former State Minister Damodar Rout has resigned from Bharatiya Janta Party, alleging that he was being sidelined & ignored by the party.

(Source: ANI)

3 Terrorists Killed in Police Encounter in Anantnag, J&K

Three terrorists have been killed in a Police Encounter in Anantnag, Jammu and Kashmir.

The encounter broke out at Pazalpora area in Anantnag on a specific intelligence provided by the district police.

(Source: PTI)

Man booked for raping, blackmailing college student in Maharashtra's Palghar

A man from Maharashtra's Palghar district has been booked for allegedly raping a 23-year-old college student on several occasions and blackmailing her, police said.

The woman in her police complaint said the accused, Haitik Bharat Shah (age not specified), a resident of Dahanu area who was studying at another institution, raped her first at a resort in Goa.

The woman approached the police on 15 October following which a case was registered against the accused under Indian Penal Code Sections 376 (rape), 417 (cheating) and 506 (criminal intimidation).

(Source: PTI)

Specially Abled People to Be Exempted From Odd Even Scheme: Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said that persons with disabilities will definitely be exempted during the odd-even vehicle scheme that will be implemented from 4th to 15th November, 2019.

(Source: ANI)

Man Found Dead in Muzaffarnagar, UP

The body of a man from Muzaffarnagar, who was missing for the last four days, has been recovered.

Irshad was allegedly strangulated to death by his friend Deepak for having an affair with his sister, Superintendent of Police (rural) Nepal Singh said.

Police said Deepak was arrested and a search was on to nab his accomplice.

(Source: PTI)

Kim Vows to Fight Us Sanctions, Visits Sacred N Korean Peak

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to surmount US-led sanctions he says have inflicted many hardships and trials on his country.

State media showed Kim riding a white horse to climb Mount Paektu.

The highest peak on the Korean Peninsula is considered sacred by North Koreans, and Kim often visited the mountain before making major decisions such as his 2018 entrance into diplomacy with Seoul and Washington.

(Source: PTI)

5-Year-Old Girl Feared Trapped in Slab Collapse in Virar

A slab of a building collapsed in Virar in Palghar district on 15 October and rescue officials believe a five-year-old girl may be trapped under the debris.

The fourth floor slab of the building in Kopri locality collapsed on the third floor, trapping the girl, an official said.

Local fire brigade personnel and police have rushed to the site for rescue operations, and further details were awaited from there, he added.

Eighty families residing in the building have been evacuated as a precautionary measure, the official said.

(Source: PTI)

Encounter Underway Near Anantnag

An encounter is underway at the outskirts of Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag. More details awaited.

(Source: ANI)

AP Journalist Murdered in East Godavari District

Andhra Pradesh journalist, K Satya Narayana, was murdered by unidentified assailants in S Annavaram village, Tuni Mandal of East Godavari district on Tuesday, 15 October.

Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy ordered Director General of Police to take action and nab the culprits as early as possible.

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