New Delhi , Aug 20 : Following the derailment of 14 coaches of the Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express which killed 23 people, former Railway Board chairman Arunendra Kumar on Sunday said that the prima facie, it appears that the driver of the train was not aware of the construction work and, therefore, the accident took place.
Lahore [Pakistan], August 20 : Differences have emerged in Nawaz Sharif's extended family as the founder of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) has refrained his nephew Hamza Shahbaz to participate in the campaigning process of NA-120 by-elections, from where his wife Kulsoom Nawaz will contest after his disqualification in the Panamagate case.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 20 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said the following the November 8 demonetisation drive and the recent National Investigation Agency (NIA) crackdown, the Separatists are being starved of foreign funding, urging the need to end armed militancy in the Valley.
Kathmandu [Nepal], Aug 20 : Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba has said that his government will not hold back media under any circumstances.
Birmingham [UK], August 20 : West Indies captain Jason Holder has called on each of his teammates to look themselves in the mirror and see where they can improve in the aftermath of the crushing defeat in the opening Test of the three-match series against England.
New Delhi , Aug 20 : Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) leader Sitaram Yechury on Sunday slammed the Centre over the Muzaffarnagar train derailment disaster and said it was a condemnable man-made tragedy for which the Railways is responsible.
Lahore [Pakistan], August 20 : Pakistan's top graft organisation National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has summoned deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family to appear before it in Lahore on Sunday in a reference related to the Sharifs' Avenfield properties.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Aug 20 : Ten persons were awarded death penalty by a Dhaka court in a case filed over the attempted murder of Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina 17 years ago.
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) August 20 : General Manager of Northern Railways, Rajiv Kumar on Sunday said that a probe is underway in the Utkal Express derailment, adding if there was a minor work on the tracks when the accident took place which affected the safety of the public, then a required investigation will take place.
New Delhi , Aug 20 : The Congress Party on Sunday launched a scathing attack against the Centre over the deadly Utkal Express derailment and indicated that casualties and death due to train accidents soared up after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power.
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , Aug 20 : The higher authorities of the CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force) opened a school within the premises of the Recruit Training Centres (RTC) to facilitate better education opportunities to their children.
New Delhi , August 20 : BREATHE IN!! Shahid Kapoor's latest photo will make all girls go gaga over him.
Beijing [China], August 20 : North Korea has accused Japan of building a cyberspace attack force in its military for attacking the computer systems of rival countries, under the pretext of self-defense.
New Delhi , Aug. 20 : Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered the Chairman of the Railway Board (CRB) to fix responsibility on prima facie evidence by end of the day, in connection with the Utkal Express derailment in which 23 people have been killed.
Cincinnati [US], August 20 : Wimbledon champion Garbine Muruguza will face second seed Simona Halep in the final of the Cincinnati Open on Sunday.
New Delhi , Aug. 20 : On the occasion of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's 75th birth anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday recalled his contributions to the nation.
Mumbai, (Maharashtra), Aug 20 : The actress took to Twitter and shared a picture and captioned the snap, "So when sleep evades me and thoughts engulf my mind. I wonder is it jet lag or just memories on overdrive #latenightmusings."
Birmingham [UK], August 20 : England crushed West Indies by an innings and 209 runs inside three days in their inaugural day/night Test at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground on Saturday.
New Delhi , Aug. 20 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday displayed their firm support for Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar amid the power tussle with rebel Janata Dal (United) leader Sharad Yadav, saying that the latter has absolutely had no locus of his own.
New Delhi , Aug 20 : The entire Gandhi family including Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Vadra on Sunday paid tribute to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 75th birth anniversary in the national capital.
Los Angeles [USA], August 20 : Dick Gregory, known for his groundbreaking comedy, who parlayed his career as a stand-up into a life of social and political activism, died Saturday of heart failure. He was 84.
New York [U.S.], August 20 : The Dolphin Mall in Florida, United States has been on lockdown after reports of an active shooter.
Muzaffarnagar [U.P.], Aug. 20 : Rescue and relief operations are in full swing at the site of the deadly train derailment here where the death loss has now mounted to 23.
Dambulla [Sri Lanka], Aug. 20 : The first One Day International of the 5-match series between India and Sri Lanka will be played at Dambulla today.
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 20 : Through analysis of volcanic tracks, a team of researchers has found that hot spots like those that formed the Hawaiian Islands do not move as quickly as previously thought.
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 20 : Attention people! Here's another reason for you to lose weight even faster: Weighing yourself everyday may help you to shed those extra pounds, suggests a study.
Barcelona [Spain] Aug 20 : Barcelona Police has raided house of an Imam in connection with the terror attack in the city.
Melbourne [Australia], Aug 20 : Thanking fans for supporting her, singer Olivia Newton-John recently expressed her happiness by saying that she is feeling great while recovering from a breast cancer that relapsed earlier this year.
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 20 : Congratulations are in order for singer Robin Thicke and his girlfriend April Love Geary, who are expecting their first child together.
Melbourne [Australia], Aug 20 : American hip-hop artist Meek Mill has been reportedly arrested for riding illegal dirt bike.
New Delhi , August 20 : Athough 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' opened on a low note, the Rajkummar Rao, Ayushmann Khurrana and Kriti Sanon starrer movie managed to pick up some speed on Day 2 at the ticket windows.
New Delhi , August 20 : Amitabh Bachchan, who is quite active on social media these days, always keeps his fans updated with interesting posts and throwback pictures.
London [UK], Aug 20 : The crowd at V Fest was in for a surprise when rapper Jay Z paid tribute to his late pal Chester Bennington during his performance on Saturday.
Washington D.C. [USA], August 20 : 'GOT' fans, we might have some bad news for you.
New Delhi August 20 : Member of Traffic Railway Board, Mohammad Jamshed on Sunday assured that strict action will be taken against those found guilty prima facie in the Utkal Express derailment, adding that investigation will be done to see if any guidelines were not followed.
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh), Aug. 20 : Citing various schemes for students under his leadership, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday announced 33% reservation for females in all departments, excluding forest department.
London [UK], August 20 : In the times when everything is digital, even finding a date can be just as easy finding a recipe of your favourite dish.
Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh), Aug. 20 : In the first definitive step taken post the deadly Utkal Express derailment, an FIR has been lodged against unknown persons under various sections including 304 A of IPC (death due to negligence).
Nandyal (Andhra Pradesh) , Aug. 20 : In a scathing attack, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday asserted that YSR Congress Party chief Jaganmohan Reddy is associated with corrupt and criminal people.
Boston [U.S.A], August 20 :As many as 33 left-wing counter protesters were arrested as clashes erupted when thousands took to the streets in Boston to protest a right-wing 'Free Speech' rally one week after racially motivated protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned deadly.
New York [U.S.], August 20 : The wreckage of the Second World War cruiser USS Indianapolis has been found 18,000 feet below the surface of the Pacific Ocean, seven decades after it was torpedoed by the Imperial Japanese Navy submarine.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) August 20 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that with the National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the terror funding issues and naxalism, the Northeast region has witnessed 75% and 40% fall respectively in both the areas.
Washington D.C. [USA], August 20 : It looks like Jay-Z was really hurt by Kanye West's rant against him.
New Delhi , Aug. 20 : Following the derailment of 14 coaches of the Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express which killed 23 people, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday suggested a five-year plan for the Indian Railways, adding that all the money earned by the Railways should remain with it.
Patna (Bihar) , Aug. 20 : Left shaken after surviving the deadly Utkal Express derailment, survivors of the tragedy are still coming to terms with their ordeal.
Baghdad [Iraq], August 20 : Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday announced the launch of a ground offensive by Iraqi forces to retake town of Tal Afar , a key Northern Iraqi bastion of the ISIS.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 20 : India came back from behind to register their eighth official win in international football when they made short work of Mauritius 2-1 in the opening match of the Tri-nation international football series at the Mumbai Football Arena yesterday.
Khatauli (Uttar Pradesh) , Aug 20 : Locals of Muzaffarnagar showed their humanity for the traumatised victims of the Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express, by assisting the rescue and relief operations and providing the shaken passengers with food and basic amenities.
Gilgit [POK] ,August 20 : Residents of Gilgit in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK), took to the streets to protest against thousands of acres of land worth billions being illegally acquired by the Pakistan army and the Pakistani government in their region.
Muzaffarnagar [U.P.], Aug. 20 : With restoration work underway at the site of the deadly Utkal Express derailment here where the death loss has now mounted to 23, all the trains on the Meerut line have been cancelled or diverted till 6 p.m.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , August 20 : Bollywood stars were in full form on Day four of the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017 with Nargis Fakhri, Vaani Kapoor and Saiyami Kher gracefully sashaying down the runway.
Lahore [Pakistan], August 20 : Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf Chief Imran Khan has opposed the fencing along the disputed 2,500km Durand Line with Afghanistan and favoured having an open border between the two neighbours like European Union type of relationship.
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh) , Aug 20 : A minor girl was allegedly gangraped by a police constable and the village headmen in Reoti area in Ballia.
Mumbai (Maharashtra), Aug. 20 : Union Minister of State for social justice, Ramdas Athawale on Saturday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking reservation for the Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) in the Indian Army.
New York [U.S.], Aug. 20 : It took U.S. President Donald Trump a whopping three tries to correctly spell a particularly innocuous word in a set of tweets, which has now resulted in the world tapping into their creative juices and generating humor from the snafus.
New Delhi , Aug.20 : Skin care regime nowadays is not just a woman's prerogative.
Muzzafarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) August 20 : The passengers of the derailed Puri-Haridwar-Kalinga Utkal Express rescued injured passengers till the government help arrived.
Washington D.C. [USA], Aug 20 : Good news! Now an eye test can predict Alzheimer's disease two decades prior to symptoms emergence, claims a new study.
New Delhi , August 20 : Dengue, a viral disease transmitted by mosquitoes, causes about 50 to 100 million infections per year worldwide. According to the statistics by the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme, India has recorded over 33, 964 cases of dengue in 2017 so far.
Ankara [Turkey], August 20 : Turkey security forces have killed at least five PKK terrorists in eastern and southeastern Turkey.