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9:04 PM, 03 Oct

Nagpur-Mumbai Nandigram Express Engine Catches Fire

Nagpur-Mumbai Nandigram Express halted for more than four hours at Deulgaon Avchar village in Parbhani district of Maharashtra after one of its engines caught fire, officials said on Thursday.

Nandigram Express running from Nagpur towards Mumbai via Aurangabad had two diesel engines attached. It was supposed to reach Aurangabad at 9.30 pm, but at around 8 pm one of the engines caught fire, halting its movement for over four hours, Railway Pravasi Sena head and volunteer Santosh Somani told PTI.

The train moved towards Aurangabad from Ranjani at around 12 am, he said.

(Source: PTI)

5:19 PM, 03 Oct

Thousands in Bloody Protests Across Iraq, 28 Dead

Thousands of protesters clashed with riot police in Iraq's capital and across the south, the third day of mass rallies that have left 28 dead.

Defying curfews, tear gas and live rounds, they gathered by truckful to vent their anger against corruption, unemployment and poor services in the biggest challenge yet to Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi.

(Source: AFP)

5:08 PM, 03 Oct

2 Dead After Boat Capsizes in West Bengal

At least two persons drowned after a boat capsized in Mahananda river in Malda district, police said.

The incident happened at 7 pm when a private boat was ferrying passengers to Mukundapur in Bihar from Jagannathpur Ghat, under the jurisdiction of Chanchol police station, of the district.

(Source: PTI)

4:23 PM, 03 Oct

Poll Affidavit 'Cheating' Case: HC Grants Bail to Amit Jogi

The Chhattisgarh High Court granted bail to former MLA and Janata Congress Chhattisgarh state chief Amit Jogi, who was arrested last month for allegedly giving false information in an affidavit submitted by him during the 2013 state assembly election.

The bench of Justice RCS Samant, which had reserved the order after hearing the arguments on his bail plea on 25 September, delivered it today, Jogi's lawyer Vivek Sharma said.

(Source: PTI)


Published: 03 Oct 2019, 07:39 AM IST
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