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3:32 AM, 23 Sep

UK Travel Giant Thomas Cook Collapses, Tourists Stranded

British travel group Thomas Cook declared bankruptcy after failing to reach a last-ditch rescue deal, triggering the UK's biggest repatriation since World War II to bring back stranded passengers.

(Source: PTI)

3:32 AM, 23 Sep

Indonesia Blames 737 Max Design for Lion Air Crash: Report

Indonesian authorities have cited failures in the Boeing 737 MAX design and oversight as contributing to the 2018 Lion Air plane crash, the Wall Street Journal reported.

(Source: PTI)

4:49 AM, 23 Sep

Bodies of Woman, Four Daughters Found Floating in a Well in Malegaon

The bodies of a woman and her four daughters were found floating in a well in Buldhana's Malegaon in Maharashtra today. Police investigation is underway.

(Source: ANI)

5:27 AM, 23 Sep

Accused Terrorist Abdul Wahab Sheikh Arrested in Gujarat

Terrorist Abdul Wahab Sheikh has been arrested by Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS),Ahmedabad Crime Branch, while he was returning from Jeddah(Saudi Arabia) to Ahmedabad, said BV Gohil, ACP Crime Branch, Ahmedabad.

He's accused of providing financial support in the 2003 jihadi conspiracy, he added.

(Source: ANI)

6:01 AM, 23 Sep

Jodhpur HC Dismisses Asaram Bapu's Plea for Suspension of Sentence

Jodhpur High Court dismissed self-styled godman Asaram Bapu plea for suspension of sentence imposed on him for raping a minor girl.

(Source: ANI)

6:32 AM, 23 Sep

Two Students Drown in Uttarakhand Pond

Two students of class 7 die due to drowning in a pond in Khatima in Uttarakhand’s Udham Singh Nagar district. Investigation is underway.

7:41 AM, 23 Sep

Police Recover 40 kg Gunpowder in J&K's Kathua

Police have recovered nearly 40 kg gunpowder from a house in Dewal village in Billawar area of Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir. More details awaited.

(Source: ANI)

7:48 AM, 23 Sep

7 Killed, Dozens Injured as School Collapses in Kenya's Capital

Officials said at least 7 killed after a school building collapsed in Kenya's capital. Dozens of others were taken to a hospital.

(Source: AP)

8:32 AM, 23 Sep

10 Killed, Several Injured in Assam Bus-Tempo Collision

Ten people were killed and several others injured in a collision between a bus and a tempo traveller on NH-37 in Demow, Sibsagar district, today. The Injured were admitted to a hospital.

(Source: ANI)

8:39 AM, 23 Sep

Harassed by Colleagues, Policewoman Kills Herself in UP

Alleging harassment by two of her colleagues, a police woman killed herself in Ballia, UP, a senior officer said on Monday.

Neetu Yadav (22), hanged herself from the roof of a barrack in the Police Lines in City Kotwali Police Station area on late Sunday night, Additional SP, Sanjay Yadav said.

(Source: PTI)

8:43 AM, 23 Sep

Maradu Flats: SC Pulls up Kerala Govt for Not Complying With Orders

The Supreme Court on Monday pulled up the Kerala government for not complying with its orders to demolish four apartment complexes constructed at Kochi's Maradu in violation of Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notifications.

The top court said it is shocked to know about illegal structures coming up in coastal zone areas and said the chief secretary should conduct a survey to gauge the extent of devastation caused to nature.

A bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra said it will pass a detailed order on Friday on the issue.

(Source: PTI)

9:06 AM, 23 Sep

BJP MLA Booked for Abusing Govt Official in UP

A case has been registered against BJP MLA Surendra Singh for allegedly abusing and threatening a government official, police said on Monday.

The action was taken after an official in the state's electricity department had given a written complaint against the controversial MLA from UP’s Ballia, they said.

A case has been registered on the basis of the complaint and investigations are on, police said, adding further action will be taken on the basis of evidence.

(Source: PTI)

9:09 AM, 23 Sep

Income Tax Notice Issued to Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa’s Wife: Reports

The Income Tax department issued a notice to Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa’s wife for alleged discrepancies in her tax returns.

(Source: Times Now)

10:10 AM, 23 Sep

CBI Files Charge Sheet Against Deepak Talwar in Aviation Scam

The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a charge sheet against corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar in connection with an aviation scam.

(Source: PTI)

10:21 AM, 23 Sep

10 Killed in a Collision Between a Bus & Tempo Traveller in Assam

At least ten people were killed and several others were injured in a collision between a bus and a tempo traveller in Assam’s Sibsagar district, earlier today. The injured have been admitted to a hospital.

(Source: ANI)

10:38 AM, 23 Sep

ICAI Exam Candidates Protest Against Error in Evaluation of Papers in Delhi

Candidates who had appeared for Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICIA) exams protested against the ICAI at its headquarters near ITO in Delhi, alleging error in evaluation of papers, and demanded rechecking of papers.

(Source: ANI)

11:36 AM, 23 Sep

Congress Announces Candidates List for Punjab Bypolls

Congress party has declared the names of four candidates for the upcoming assembly bypolls in Punjab.

Balwinder Singh Dhaliwal will contest from Phagwara, Indu Bala from Mukerian, Sandeep Singh Sandhu from Dakha and Raminder Alwa from Jalalabad.

(Source: ANI)

12:10 PM, 23 Sep

6 Injured as Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Kedarnath

Six pilgrims on board a private helicopter had a narrow escape on Monday when the tail end of the chopper hit an object while making an emergency landing at Kedarnath helipad soon after take-off.

Seven persons, including the pilot, were on board the helicopter when the incident took place.

(Source: PTI)

12:51 PM, 23 Sep

Trial Opens for 5 Women in Alleged Plot to Bomb Notre-Dame

Five women went on trial on Monday in an alleged plot to detonate a car bomb in front of Paris' Notre-Dame cathedral when France was battling a wave of Islamist attacks that have killed over 250 people since 2015.

It is the first time women have appeared on charges of jihadist terrorism in an assize court, which handles the most serious crimes in France.

(Source: AFP)

12:59 PM, 23 Sep

College Student Allegedly Gang-Raped in Odisha's Kalahandi

A college student was allegedly gang-raped inside a forest in Odisha's Kalahandi district and a probe has been launched to apprehend the culprits, police said on Monday.

The incident took place on the afternoon of 14 September near Junagarh and the police took action after the woman lodged an FIR late on Sunday night, Kalahandi superintendent of police B Gangadhar said.

(Source: PTI)

1:45 PM, 23 Sep

BSP Chief Mayawati Dissolves Party's Rajasthan Executive Unit

Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Mayawati has dissolved party's Rajasthan Executive Unit.

(Source: ANI)

1:47 PM, 23 Sep

Helicopter Carrying Assam CM Makes Emergency Landing

A helicopter carrying Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal made an emergency landing at Lilabari Airport in Lakhimpur in Assam, due to bad weather, earlier today.

(Source: ANI)

5:34 PM, 23 Sep

US President Trump Meets Pak PM Imran Khan in New York

The United States President Donald Trump meets Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan in New York.

(Source: ANI)

6:33 PM, 23 Sep

Two Killed, Eight Injured in Scrap Blast in Amritsar

Two junk dealers were killed while eight sustained injuries in a blast at Luv Kush Nagar in Amritsar on Monday evening, the police said.

The blast took place when the junk dealers were dismantling some metal object, they said. The deceased were identified as Rattan Lal (55) and Rajinder Singh (52), said Assistant Sub-Inspector Paramjit Singh.

(Source: PTI)

7:31 PM, 23 Sep

40 Civilians Killed in Anti-Taliban Raid in Afghanistan

Anti-Taliban raids by Afghan forces backed by US airstrikes killed at least 40 civilians attending a wedding party in the southern Helmand province in Afghanistan, Afghan officials said.

The civilian deaths in Sunday night's raids on Taliban hideouts further rattled Afghanistan amid an upsurge in violence that's followed the collapse this month of US-Taliban peace talks to end America's longest war.

(Source: AP)

Published: 23 Sep 2019, 03:38 AM IST

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