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    Amritsar Train Accident: CM Amarinder Singh Visits Site

    A magisterial inquiry has been ordered by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh for the train accident in Amritsar that killed at least 60 people on Friday, 19 October, causing huge shock and public outrage. A report for the same will be furnished in four weeks, CM Singh said.setTimeout(function(){(function(id){var embedTag=document.getElementById(id).children[0]; if(embedTag){var...

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    China to Launch Eight Times Brighter 'Artifical Moon' by 2020

    China is planning to launch its own 'artificial moon' by 2020 to replace streetlamps and lower electricity costs in urban areas, state media reported Friday.Chengdu, a city in southwestern Sichuan province, is developing "illumination satellites" which will shine in tandem with the real moon, but are eight times brighter, according to China Daily.The first man-made...

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    Punjab CM visits injured, orders magisterial probe in Amritsar train tragedy

    Punjab CM Amarinder Singh said four weeks have been given to submit the report to find out who was at fault. Amritsar : Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the Amritsar train accident after visiting injured and kin of those killed in the tragedy. The chief minister postponed a trip to Israel and arrived at Amritsar on...

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    Amritsar Train Accident: Punjab CM Visits Injured, Orders Probe

    setTimeout(function(){(function(id){var embedTag=document.getElementById(id).children[0]; if(embedTag){var width=embedTag.offsetWidth; var height=embedTag.offsetHeight; embedTag.height=document.body.offsetWidth * (height/width); embedTag.width=document.body.offsetWidth;}})("embed-quint-brightcove-iframe-tag-0");},1000);Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday ordered a...

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    Khashoggi death: Don't give Saudi Arabia 'licence to kill', says RSF

    Khashoggi disappearance has been shrouded in mystery and tipped Saudi Arabia into one of its worst international crises. Paris: The international community must keep up the pressure on Saudi Arabia after its admission that journalist Jamal Khashoggi died in its Turkish consulate, Reporters without Borders (RSF) said Saturday. Riyadh had to be held to account for the death of...

    • 16 min ago
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    Is Modi Repeating Nehru's Mistakes That Cost 1962 Indo-China War?

    For those Indians who lived through that period, 20 October 1962 will remain etched as a day of deep national humiliation.A direct threat to India's territorial integrity found the then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru and the national security apex in Delhi floundering against a concerted Chinese military aggression in the Indian north-east that could not be countered.A month...

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    This 3D-printed house is cheaper than your smartphone

    As we move forward in time, the houses will keep getting better and costlier. And that doesn't seem to change anytime soon, not until we take the newly showcased concept by Italian 3D-printing company WASP (World's Advanced Saving Project) seriously. The startup has shown a 3D printed a hut structure, dubbed Gaia, using a combination of 3D-printed concrete and a mud-based material....

    • 20 min ago
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    Bollywood's #MeToo: An Open Letter to MAMI Board Members

    Tanushree Dutta's sexual harassment allegations against Nana Patekar have sparked an outrage and given voice to countless survivors to speak up against sexual assault and harassment at the workplace. B-Town bigwigs, including Subhash Ghai, Alok Nath, Sajid Khan, Vikas Bahl, Anirban Blah, Mukesh Chhabra have been named in the #MeToo storm that has hit Bollywood, amongst others. Even as...

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    Watch: BJP councillor thrashes UP cop, attacks female colleague in restaurant

    The brawl initiated when the cop-lawyer duo started quarrelling with the staffers at the restaurant over delay in serving meals. Meerut : A sub-inspector, accompanying a female lawyer friend to a restaurant, was thrashed by its owner Munish Kumar, who is also a BJP councillor, following altercation over delay in serving food. The incident that took place on Friday was...

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    The Wire Apologises for 'Trivialising' #MeToo Charge on Vinod Dua

    The editors of the news publication, The Wire, on Saturday 'unreservedly' apologised for the manner in which allegations of sexual harassment against Vinod Dua were 'trivialised' in the last episode of his video show, 'Jan Gan Man ki Baat'.This came after Dua, one of The Wire's consulting editors, went on his show to 'mock' the #MeToo...

    • 25 min ago

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